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Name: Detroit Free Press
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  1. Detroit Lions president Rod Wood: ‘We support the players’ who protest — September 24, 2017
  2. Lions owner Martha Ford responds to Trump’s NFL protest comments — September 24, 2017
  3. Birkett: New contract or not, Lions coach Jim Caldwell still must produce — September 24, 2017
  4. Bob Seger sends off the Palace in nostalgic night — September 24, 2017
  5. Mitch Albom: Brad Ausmus handles ouster as Tigers’ manager with class — September 24, 2017

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Sep 24

Detroit Lions president Rod Wood: ‘We support the players’ who protest

Some Detroit Lions players are expected to protest during the anthem before today’s game against the Atlanta Falcons No Detroit Lions have taken part in protests during the national anthem over the last year, but team president Rod Wood said today that the organization supports anyone who might feel

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Sep 24

Lions owner Martha Ford responds to Trump’s NFL protest comments

While in Huntsville, Alabama, President Trump said, ‘Wouldn’t you love to see one of these NFL owners, when somebody disrespects our flag, to say, ‘get that son-of-a-b**** off the field right now, out. He’s fired.” Detroit Lions owner Martha Ford became the latest in a line of

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Sep 24

Birkett: New contract or not, Lions coach Jim Caldwell still must produce

Whether he signed it last week, last month or late in the spring, Lions coach Jim Caldwell deserved the contract extension that ties him to the Lions beyond this fall. At 29-21, Caldwell has the best record of any Lions coach in the modern era. He’s led the team to the playoffs twice in his first

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Sep 24

Bob Seger sends off the Palace in nostalgic night

Bob Seger and The Silver Bullet Band performs on stage at The Palace of Auburn Hills in Auburn Hills, Saturday, September 23, 2017. Junfu Han, Detroit Free Press

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Sep 24

Mitch Albom: Brad Ausmus handles ouster as Tigers’ manager with class

Brad Ausmus got up Saturday and went to work, knowing his job was gone in a few weeks. In this way, he was more like a Detroiter than he’d ever been. How many auto workers have done the same with an imminent plant closing? Or teachers with a school closing?  “I actually told Al I’d like to do

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Sep 24

Detroit Lions mailbag: What does team lose with Jarrad Davis out?

Plus, how does Dave Birkett’s speed compare to Jamal Agnew’s? Q. How big is the drop off if J Davis is unable to play at Mike linebacker and call signals? – @TheRealBadLeroy A. Jarrad Davis isn’t the most indispensable player on the Lions defense. Ziggy Ansah, Glover Quin and Darius Slay

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Sep 24

How the Detroit Tigers built a sinking ship over four years

These are the Detroit Tigers. They’re bad. Among the worst teams in the Major Leagues, with poor pitching and a grim outlook for next season. What once was a “retooling” is now a “rebuilding,” and we know why general manager Al Avila didn’t want to use that last word in the first place. Rebuilding

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Sep 24

Detroit Lions silent on President Donald Trump’s anthem criticism

While in Huntsville, Alabama, President Trump said, ‘Wouldn’t you love to see one of these NFL owners, when somebody disrespects our flag, to say, ‘get that son-of-a-b**** off the field right now, out. He’s fired.” The Detroit Lions did not respond to requests for comment Saturday

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Sep 24

Jim Harbaugh on Trump’s national anthem rant: ‘Check the Constitution’

WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. — Jim Harbaugh has been a firm supporter of Colin Kaepernick — his former quarterback — for some time now.  And when it comes to a player’s right to express himself, Michigan’s head coach supports that, too.  Asked Saturday night after a 28-10 win over Purdue if he agrees

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Sep 24

Minnesota Twins score 8 late to batter Detroit Tigers; Alex Wilson out

The Detroit Tigers couldn’t play the role of spoiler Saturday night. They lost to the Minnesota Twins, 10-4, at Comerica Park after the bullpen blew up in the eighth inning. In the eighth, the Tigers allowed eight runs. The Twins increased their lead to four games for the second American League wild

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Sep 23

Detroit Lions ‘haven’t proved anybody wrong’ despite 2-0 start

This wasn’t supposed to happen, not after Ziggy Ansah missed all of the preseason with knee problems and the Lions lost one defensive lineman after another to injury or suspension. But two weeks into the season, the Lions have stumbled upon a pass rush, and that’s a big reason why they’re

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Sep 23

Detroit Lions vs. Atlanta Falcons NFL predictions: Split decision on a close game

The Detroit Lions play the Atlanta Falcoms Sunday at 1 p.m. at Ford Field. Here are our writers’ picks for the game. Dave Birkett Lions 31, Falcons 28: Say what you want about the competition they’ve faced, but the Lions have been one of the NFL’s most impressive teams so far this year. Matthew

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Sep 23

5 burning questions entering Detroit Pistons training camp

Free Press sports writer Vince Ellis asks the five major questions for the Detroit Pistons for the regular season with training camp beginning Tuesday morning. 1.  Can Reggie Jackson regain his 2015-16 form after a season marred by a sore left knee? The word: Jackson played at an All-Star level in leading

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Sep 23

Carlos Monarrez: Detroit Lions still have plenty to prove

Prove me wrong, Detroit Lions. Prove me wrong, because I don’t believe in you. Prove to me that your first two wins weren’t mirages, mere strokes of luck against feeble opponents. Prove me wrong, because everyone is starting to believe in you. Including, believe it or not, me. At least a little

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Sep 23

Criteria for next Detroit Tigers manager: Experience is paramount

With Brad Ausmus’ fate sealed, the focus now shifts to the Detroit Tigers’ future. And general manager Al Avila’s first managerial search will be “extensive,” he said on Friday afternoon after announcing Ausmus’ contract would not be renewed for next season. “We’re going to do a lot

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Sep 23

Detroit Lions vs. Atlanta Falcons: Replacing Jarrad Davis key to upset

Ahead of Sunday’s game between the Detroit Lions and Atlanta Falcons, Free Press sports writer Dave Birkett looks at the biggest factor for each team to win, and highlights the game’s key matchup:  The Lions will win if … They hold the Falcons to fewer than 28 points. The magic number last year

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