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Class A: Marian's confidence on defense shows vs. King

Class A: Marian's confidence on defense shows vs. King The exception was the season finale in the final seconds — a one-point win over Detroit King in the Operation Friendship championship. During Friday's Class A semifinal at Michigan State's Breslin Center, the law of averages caught up. Marian cruised … Full News here – Read […]

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Red Wings ready for Jets, who have ‘deep, talented’ defense after blockbuster trade

Winnipeg adds 6-goot-8 defenseman Tyler Myers and maintains good right-lefty balance on back end. Full News here – Ann Arbor mobile sports

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Tigers' 3B Castellanos must improve defense this season

Tigers' 3B Castellanos must improve defense this season Nick Castellanos worked on his whole game this off-season. "I can improve every single aspect of my game," he told MLB Network Radio this afternoon. "So It's not like there was one aspect – I'm good there so I'm just going to focus my game here – […]

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Patriots owner makes strong defense of team

Patriots owner Robert Kraft demanded an apology from the league once the team is found to be not guilty of deflating footballs. Full News here – Sports | WXYZ

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Mike Babcock: Red Wings’ Danny DeKeyser, Kyle Quincey form team’s best defense pairing right now

DeKeyser and Quincey have formed good chemistry while playing together, for the most part, for one year. Full News here – Ann Arbor mobile sports

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Detroit Lions matchup: NFC North title chances rest on shoulders of team's defense

Detroit Lions matchup: NFC North title chances rest on shoulders of team's defense That will prove challenging to accomplish a second time, especially with Detroit's ground game showing life and commanding at least a little respect from opposing front sevens. The key, as always for the Lions, will be protecting the football. The … Full […]

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Defense contractors land more than $700M in projects

Chad Halcom – BAE Systems Inc. landed a new contract on the Michigan vehicle program that competitor General Dynamics Land Systems has contended was always heading BAE’s way. Meanwhile, GDLS and another defense contractor have nearly $ 350 million in new awards for foreign governments. In all, three contractors with engineering and program management operations […]

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5 reasons Detroit Lions defense has transformed into one of NFL's best units

5 reasons Detroit Lions defense has transformed into one of NFL's best units ALLEN PARK — For the past four seasons, the Detroit Lions defense has ranked in the middle of the pack. Sure, they flashed in some key areas in 2013, leading the NFL in third-down and red zone defense and checking in among […]

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Golden Tate hopes Jimmy Clausen ‘stays safe’ against Detroit Lions defense

Jimmy Clausen will make his first start in four years. And he’ll do it against the Detroit Lions’ top-ranked scoring defense. A defense that has been known to maul the occasional quarterback. Full News here – Ann Arbor mobile sports

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Grading the Detroit Lions: Big plays on defense, special teams bail team out

Grading the Detroit Lions: Big plays on defense, special teams bail team out … Detroit's receivers were mostly held in check by the Vikings, especially Golden Tate, who couldn't muster much after the catch. He gained just 38 yards on seven receptions. Calvin Johnson wasn't much better, catching just four balls for 53 yards … […]

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Defense contractors may get $800M in sales orders

Chad Halcom – Defense contractors in Southeast Michigan could receive nearly $ 800 million to supply vehicles and vehicle replacement parts to Iraq and Pakistan over the next several years, after recent foreign sale authorizations by the U.S. Department of State. Sterling Heights-based General Dynamics Land Systems will supply spare parts to Iraq for the […]

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Ndamukong Suh not worried about offense’s production, says defense needs to be better

Despite holding the Arizona Cardinals to a season-low 14 points, Suh feels the defense didn’t do enough to help the Lions win the game. Full News here – Ann Arbor mobile sports

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Michigan State transfer Bryn Forbes forced into ‘starter’s minutes,’ earns praise for defense

Injuries to Javon Bess and Alvin Ellis have presented Forbes with the opportunity to win a starting job in his first season at Michigan State after transferring as a junior. Full News here – Ann Arbor mobile sports

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Detroit Lions' rush defense has posted some astonishing numbers

Detroit Lions' rush defense has posted some astonishing numbers ALLEN PARK — The Detroit Lions have been the NFL's top-rated defense nearly wire to wire, which indicates they are pretty good at pretty much everything. But they've been especially stout against the run, ranking among the top three for much of the … Full News […]

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Detroit Lions’ rush defense has posted some astonishing numbers

The Detroit Lions have been the NFL’s top-rated defense nearly wire to wire, which indicates they are pretty good at pretty much everything. But they’ve been especially stout against the run. Full News here – Ann Arbor mobile sports

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