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April 24 roundup: Southfield Christian softball comes back for win over Lutheran Westland

Southfield Christian beat Lutheran Westland, 12-10, in comeback fashion on Tuesday.

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Ticker: Deion says Lions couldn’t have paid him enough money

ESPN, playing clips from drafts past, had this one in 1989 from Deion Sanders: “That was kind of scary. I thought Detroit was going to take me. I would have asked for so much money, they would have had to get me on layaway.”

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Autopalooza celebration will honor Detroit’s auto heritage

The sights and sounds of Autopalooza 2012 — a mix of muscle-car cruises, tailgate parties, racing and rock music — will kick off this summer at the Chevrolet Detroit Belle Isle Grand Prix June 1-3.

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Nation + world: Andy Lee-Julio Cesar Chavez boxing bout blocked due to fear of violence

BOXING A bout between WBC middleweight champion Julio César Chávez Jr. and Andy Lee, scheduled for June 16 in the Sun Bowl at El Paso, Texas, has been blocked.

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Michigan TE Kevin Koger’s injury hurts his chances of being drafted this weekend

Saturday was supposed to be a day Kevin Koger would never forget. His four years as a tight end at Michigan would culminate with the final day of the NFL draft — hoping a team would take a chance on him.

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Pitching, hitting fail Tigers in lopsided loss to Mariners

Had it not been for a couple of glitches — they didn’t pitch and they didn’t hit — the Tigers could have withstood Felix Hernandez and the Mariners during their misty-air gathering Wednesday night at Comerica Park.

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Control woes land Tigers’ Adam Wilk in Toledo

Wilk, 24, a left-handed starter who was to help the Tigers deal with Doug Fister's injury, lasted only a couple of batters into the third inning of the Tigers' 9-1 loss to the Mariners at Comerica Park.

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Control woes land Tigers’ Adam Wilk in Toledo

Wilk, 24, a left-handed starter who was to help the Tigers deal with Doug Fister's injury, lasted only a couple of batters into the third inning of the Tigers' 9-1 loss to the Mariners at Comerica Park.

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Dave Dombrowski sees long-term success for these Tigers

Dave Dombrowski told 1,050 people at the Detroit Economic Club on Wednesday that the Tigers projected about 17,000 season tickets sold in 2012, but they have sold 21,500.

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Treat yourself to Tigers photos

Just can't get enough Detroit history? With baseball season heating up, treat yourself to a tour of some of the Tigers' greatest moments in classic photographs, available for online purchase at The Detroit News Photo Store.

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Slugger Brad Eldred tearing it up with Mud Hens; will Tigers come calling?

Brad Eldred, signed by the Tigers as a minor league free agent this offseason, is absolutely torching International League pitching. And fans, at least, are starting to pay attention.

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Lions’ Calvin Johnson will be on cover of ‘Madden 13′

It's no match for a Super Bowl trophy, but Calvin Johnson was still a big winner Wednesday. The Lions receiver will be featured on the cover of the popular video game "Madden 13" by EA Sports.

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Tigers bats continue to struggle when it matters most

You can bet the Tigers can't wait to hit the road for their weekend series with the Yankees in New York. Unfortunately, they still have this afternoon's game against the Mariners at Comerica Park.

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Lions take Alabama’s Courtney Upshaw in Mayock’s only mock draft

Mike Mayock of the NFL Network revealed his one and only mock draft on Wednesday, and it includes Alabama defensive end Courtney Upshaw going to the Lions in the first round with the No. 23 pick.

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John Niyo: Red Wings hold out hope it isn’t Nicklas Lidstrom’s time just yet

Every year since the last championship parade in 2008, the Red Wings playoff run has included a gut-wrenching, winner-take-all series finale. And it might surprise you to hear Wings general manager Ken Holland say he's still expecting one this June.

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