5:13 PM EDT, Sun September 24, 2017
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Quick observations from the Lions' dramatic loss against Falcons

Quick observations from the Lions' dramatic loss against Falcons

DETROIT -- One yard. That's all that separated the Detroit Lions from a dramatic win against the defending NFC champ Atlanta Falcons. And it looked like they had it when Golden Tate caught a pass as he dove over the...
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Ryan Sproul's battle for Red Wings' roster spot begins Monday

Ryan Sproul's battle for Red Wings' roster spot begins Monday

Young defenseman will focus more on defense than offense.
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Twins finish off sweep in home finale for Tigers

Twins finish off sweep in home finale for Tigers

The Twins outscored the Tigers 39-12 this weekend. DETROIT -- A long September at Comerica Park has mercifully come to an end. The Detroit Tigers lost their final home game of 2017 to the Minnesota Twins 10-4 on Sunday afternoon. The Twins leave town with a healthy lead in the American League wild card chase and on the verge of clinching a playoff spot. The Twins outscored the Tigers 39-12 in the four-game sweep. The two teams will meet again next weekend in Minneapolis to close out the 2017 regular season. The Tigers have lost seven in a row and are 4-20 in...
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Owner Martha Firestone Ford joins Lions in anthem protest

Ameer Abdullah headlined a group of eight Detroit Lions players who kneeled in protest during the national anthem before Sunday's showdown against the Atlanta Falcons.
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As anthem controversy roils NFL, no protests in Tigers' home finale

As anthem controversy roils NFL, no protests in Tigers' home finale

Tigers manager Brad Ausmus said he wouldnt object if a Tigers player wished to protest in that manner. DETROIT -- On a day in which national anthem protests spread throughout the NFL, including the Detroit Lions game across the street, every player was standing at Comerica Park. All players and coaches on the Detroit Tigers and Minnesota Twins who were on the field for the performance of the Star-Spangled Banner were on their feet. On Saturday night, Oakland Athletics catcher Bruce Maxwell became the first Major League player to kneel during the anthem. Tigers...
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Why the Lions wanted to keep Jim Caldwell's deal a secret

Why did the Detroit Lions want to keep Jim Caldwell's new deal a secret?
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Travis Swanson out along with Jarrad Davis, Tavon Wilson vs. Falcons

Travis Swanson out along with Jarrad Davis, Tavon Wilson vs. Falcons

DETROIT -- The Detroit Lions knew coming into Sunday that they'd be without first-round linebacker Jarrad Davis and starting strong safety Tavon Wilson against the best offense in the league. Now, their own offense will be missing a key starter...
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Rod Wood: Players have Lions' support if they want to protest

Rod Wood: Players have Lions' support if they want to protest

Multiple players told MLive there was talk throughout the locker room on Saturday of making some kind of a team-wide protest before Sunday's game against the Atlanta Falcons.
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Tigers shorthanded with 4 players out in final home game of season

Tigers shorthanded with 4 players out in final home game of season

The Detroit Tigers will have only two uninjured players on the bench Sunday. DETROIT -- The Detroit Tigers will have only two uninjured players on the bench when they play their home finale against the Minnesota Twins on Sunday afternoon at Comerica Park. Both players are catchers, although John Hicks can play first base and has even played some in the outfield in the minor leagues. Bryan Holaday has also gotten work at first, second and third base in spring training. Here's the status of the four injured players: * First baseman Miguel Cabrera, who has been...
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Red Wings had 'fun night' in Little Caesars Arena debut

Red Wings had 'fun night' in Little Caesars Arena debut

Players got a feel of what their new home is going to be like during the regular season.
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Breakfast with the Lions: MLive writers break down Lions vs. Falcons

Breakfast with the Lions: MLive writers break down Lions vs. Falcons

This week's "Breakfast with the Lions" takes a look at a matchup of 2-0 teams and some off-the-field situations that could also take place at Ford Field.
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Tigers, Twins lineups: Nicholas Castellanos back at 3rd base

Tigers, Twins lineups: Nicholas Castellanos back at 3rd base

The Tigers are shorthanded, with four of their six bench players out with injury. DETROIT -- Nicholas Castellanos will play third base for the first time since Jeimer Candelario's arrival earlier this month. Candelario is out with a knee contusion, meaning Castellanos will move from right field to third. Alex Presley will play right. The Tigers are shorthanded, with four of their six bench players out with injury. Tigers lineup 1. Ian Kinsler, DH2. Alex Presley, RF3. Nicholas Castellanos, 3B4. Efren Navarro, 1B5. James McCann, C6. Dixon Machado, 2B7. Andrew...
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Martha Firestone Ford issues statement pushing back against Donald Trump

Martha Firestone Ford issues statement pushing back against Donald Trump

Martha Firestone Ford has become at least the 14th NFL owner to issue a statement since the president called for teams to fire players who protest during the national anthem.
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Poll: Do you agree with extending Detroit Lions coach Jim Caldwell?

Poll: Do you agree with extending Detroit Lions coach Jim Caldwell?

He's 29-21, which is quite good for a coach of the Lions. But, he has a franchise quarterback in his prime and has yet to win a playoff game. So was this the right move?
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Detroit Lions vs. Atlanta Falcons: How to watch game, chat with fans

Detroit Lions vs. Atlanta Falcons: How to watch game, chat with fans

Lions expected to face stiffest test yet as Falcons visit Ford Field.