10:07 PM EDT, Fri September 22, 2017
Grand Rapids Press 49 mins ago
Tigers owner Chris Ilitch endorses Al Avila's plan for rebuilding

Tigers owner Chris Ilitch endorses Al Avila's plan for rebuilding

Ilitch said he believes the Tigers are on a path to sustained success. DETROIT -- Chris Ilitch sat next to Brad Ausmus in the center of the Detroit Tigers 2017 team photo on Friday afternoon. A few moments later, it was revealed publicly what everyone in the photo already knew: Ausmus would not return for a fifth season as manager in 2018. Ilitch, the controlling owner of the Tigers who serves as president and CEO of Ilitch Holdings, directed any questions about Ausmus to general manager Al Avila. But he did give a very strong vote of confidence in Avila's...
Brad Ausmus out as manager of Detroit Tigers after season

Brad Ausmus out as manager of Detroit Tigers after season

The rebuilding Detroit Tigers will start fresh next season with a new manager.
Grand Rapids Press 1 hour ago
Brad Ausmus proud to have been a Tiger: 'I walk away with that pride intact'

Brad Ausmus proud to have been a Tiger: 'I walk away with that pride intact'

Its the end of me being in the dugout here, but it also could be a new beginning for me, Ausmus said Friday after the team announced that it would not renew his contract for 2018. DETROIT -- Next spring when the Detroit Tigers are preparing the 2018 season, Brad Ausmus might be at his home in San Diego, Calif. After surfing in the morning, he could head over to watch his daughter's game in the afternoon. "It's the end of me being in the dugout here, but it also could be a new beginning for me," Ausmus said Friday after the team announced that it would not renew...
Grand Rapids Press 2 hours ago

Highs and lows of Brad Ausmus in four years as Detroit Tigers manager

His four seasons at the helm have made for a bumpy ride.
Grand Rapids Press 2 hours ago
Tigers promise 'extensive' search for new manager to replace Brad Ausmus

Tigers promise 'extensive' search for new manager to replace Brad Ausmus

Well have a good list of names that well whittle down little by little. So it will be a extensive search and it will take some time, said general manager Al Avila. DETROIT -- The Detroit Tigers' search for a new manager to replace Brad Aumsus won't be a quick one, general manager Al Avila said Friday. Avila promised a broad search that would include deep vetting of a long list of candidates. "We're going to do a lot of thorough background work and we'll have a good list of names that we'll whittle down little by little. So it will be a extensive search and it...
Grand Rapids Press 4 hours ago
Brad Ausmus says time is right for change: 'This team needs a new voice'

Brad Ausmus says time is right for change: 'This team needs a new voice'

I told (Avila) even if he had walked in and offered me a contract, I probably wasnt going to come back, Ausmus said Friday. DETROIT -- Detroit Tigers general manager Al Avila walked into Brad Ausmus' office this week prepared for a difficult task. But Ausmus ensured that while the conversation may have been emotional, the parting was amicable. "I told him even if he had walked in and offered me a contract, I probably wasn't going to come back," Ausmus said Friday. "I think this team and this organization is starting over and needs a new voice. Sometimes you've...
Grand Rapids Press 4 hours ago
Odell Beckham Jr. not fined for block that injured Lions' Jarrad Davis

Odell Beckham Jr. not fined for block that injured Lions' Jarrad Davis

ALLEN PARK -- When asked whether the blockthat sent Jarrad Davis into concussion protocol was dirty or not, Detroit Lions coach Jim Caldwell repeatedly said that no flag was thrown on the play. No fine was administered either. New York...
FOX Sports 5 hours ago
Matthew Stafford a NFL MVP favorite over Matt Ryan - Is it deserved?

Matthew Stafford a NFL MVP favorite over Matt Ryan - Is it deserved?

Colin Cowherd, Jason Whitlock, Eric Dickerson and Dave Wannstedt talk Detroit Lions and their QB Matthew Stafford.
Washington Times 5 hours ago

Ausmus out as manager of Detroit Tigers after season

DETROIT (AP) - The Detroit Tigers announced Friday that they will not bring back manager Brad Ausmus next year after four seasons that included a division title amid declining fortunes as the franchise battles age, injuries and the departure of some key stars. General manager Al Avila announced the move ...
Larry Brown Sports 5 hours ago

Tigers will not retain manager Brad Ausmus

The Detroit Tigers confirmed Friday that they will not bring back manager Brad Ausmus for 2018. In a statement, the Tigers said that the search for a new manager has already commenced, and with Ausmus’s contract up at the end of the season, the team will simply not extend his deal. The Detroit Tigers announced...Read More
Grand Rapids Press 5 hours ago
Brad Ausmus out as Detroit Tigers manager at end of season

Brad Ausmus out as Detroit Tigers manager at end of season

The former Tigers catcher has a 312-325 record going into tonights game. DETROIT -- Brad Ausmus will not manage the Detroit Tigers next year. General Manager Al Avila announced Friday that the team told Ausmus on Thursday that his contract would not be extended. Ausmus, in his fourth year at the helm, will coach through the end of the season. The former Tigers catcher took a 250-234 overall record into 2017, but this season has been a major disappointment. The Tigers brought a 62-91 record -- second-worst in the American League -- into Friday night's game...
FOX Sports 6 hours ago
Falcons missing 3 injured starters for game against Lions

Falcons missing 3 injured starters for game against Lions

FLOWERY BRANCH, Ga. (AP) The Atlanta Falcons will be without three starters Sunday when they face the Detroit Lions in a matchup of unbeaten teams.
4 Falcons players ruled out for Week 3 vs. Lions

4 Falcons players ruled out for Week 3 vs. Lions

The Atlanta Falcons are heading into a tough road matchup against the Detroit Lions on Sunday, and they won’t be playing with a full (...)
Red Wings eagerly anticipating Little Caesars Arena preseason opener

Red Wings eagerly anticipating Little Caesars Arena preseason opener

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Lions rule out 3 players against Falcons, but Travis Swanson could play

Lions rule out 3 players against Falcons, but Travis Swanson could play

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