Chris Vannini is a native Michigander who writes about Michigan State and the Detroit Tigers for a few places, formerly of The Only Colors. This means he lives in a place where hockey is a real sport. As a first-grader, he finished second in a pinewood derby race to a kid who broke lightspeed. But he's not bitter, since he got a cut of the space cash.
The Tigers host the Oakland Athletics in a huge three-game series.
Linebacker Desmond Morgan should be back for Saturday's game against Notre Dame.
A nightmare sixth inning that seemingly summed up the Tigers season undid them in a 6-1 loss to the White Sox on Monday night in Chicago.
Through six innings in Chicago, the Tigers trail the White Sox 4-1 in a vital series opener.
Lions coach Jim Schwartz has seen Jim Harbaugh a few times in the offseason and is downplaying last year's intense handshake.
For whatever reason, the Tigers have not been able to find enough success against the Indians this year.
The Tigers send Rick Porcello to the mound on Tuesday, looking to get back on track.
A monster start by Tigers Woods has him tied for the lead in the first round at the 2012 Deutsche Bank Championship in Massachusetts.
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Rory McIlroy stormed ahead of Louis Oosthuizen on Monday to win the 2012 Deutsche Bank Championship.
The Tigers have a big opportunity this weekend, as they host the division-leading Chicago White Sox for a three-game series at Comerica Park.