Author Archives: Max DeMara

Regardless of Series Result Against Boston Bruins, Detroit Red Wings Have Already Won

“It’s not about whether you win or lose, it’s how you play the game.” Usually, such sentiments are merely vomit-inducing attempts to moralize losing. But, for the first time in a long time, that quote has true symbolism when it … Continue reading

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Joe Dumars’ Legacy Should Represent Missed Opportunities as Much as Successes

At the conclusion of an elongated tenure for a sports executive, it’s easiest to look back at the positives and gloss over plenty of negative details. While it’s true Joe Dumars has been a positive mainstay for the Detroit Pistons, … Continue reading

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Detroit Lions Offseason Toss-up: What Will Detroit Do At Cornerback During Draft?

During the offseason, we’re debating the biggest talking points about the Detroit Lions. Detroit Lions Offseason Toss-up #5: The Lions signed free agent cornerback Cassius Vaughn Monday, who had a decent year last year. Is there anything from that move that suggests … Continue reading

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Michigan State’s Gary Harris Could Learn A Lot From Shabazz Napier, Connecticut Huskies

Last night, the UConn Huskies completed an amazing run to the NCAA championship behind more outstanding play from Shabazz Napier and Ryan Boatright, their outstanding veteran guards. Napier finished his career with bookend national titles, one as a freshman and … Continue reading

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Rapping Red Wings: Detroit Showing Real Guts With Exciting Late-Season Playoff Push

As the hockey saying goes, good things always happen when teams shoot the puck at the net. The same could also be said for finding ways to scratch out close wins in late March during a playoff push. The Detroit … Continue reading

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Michigan State’s Stressful 2014 Season Could Leave Tom Izzo at a Professional Crossroads

Several once upon a time’s ago, Tom Izzo considered leaving East Lansing for the NBA. The situation and circumstance were never quite right, though, and Izzo believed he still had a fantastic chance to win his second national title and … Continue reading

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Spartan Jump Shots, NCAA Tournament Edition: UConn vs. Michigan State Keys to the Game

Somehow, in a contest that resembled more of a heavyweight title fight than a basketball game, the Michigan State Spartans landed one more haymaking body-blow than the Virginia Cavaliers and advanced to a regional final for the first time since … Continue reading

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Spartan Jump Shots, NCAA Tournament Edition: Michigan State vs. Virginia Keys to the Game

In a tournament season rife with upsets, a matchup most figured to see in the round of sixteen has still managed to come to fruition, as the Michigan State Spartans and Virginia Cavaliers will do battle with their eyes on … Continue reading

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