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Ryan Weiss is currently a journalism student at Central Michigan University in Mount Pleasant, MI. A lifelong Red Wings fan, he started a blog, Hockeytown USA, in January 2010 as a way to publish some of his work. Ryan began writing for SB Nation's Red Wings blog, Winging It In Motown, in May of 2010 and joined SB Nation Detroit shortly after.

Goodbye, Fair Readers: You Stay Classy, Detroit

SB Nation Detroit's Ryan Weiss is packing up shop and moving onto a sports reporter job in Owosso, Michigan.

Tigers Beat Royals 6-3 Behind Victor Martinez's 3 RBIs

Victor Martinez drove in three runs, while starting pitchers Max Scherzer and Doug Fister split a start with Kansas City in a 6-3 win.

Austin Daye Signs With Russian Team As NBA Hangs In Limbo

Pistons forward Austin Daye is headed to Russia while the NBA lockout drags closer to the season.

Red Wings' Mike Modano Retires After 22 Seasons

As expected, Red Wings forward Mike Modano retired on Wednesday after a 22-season career that spanned parts of four decades.

Justin Verlander Thinks Justin Verlander Is MVP Material

If Justin Verlander could vote for himself in the MVP race he would.

Brad Penny Gets Beat Up Again In 10-2 Loss To Royals

Tigers Get Series Split With Athletics Behind Justin Verlander's 24th Win

So this Justin Verlander guy is pretty good. Verlander won his 24th game of the year with eight shutout innings in a 3-0 Tigers win over the Athletics.

Lions Vs. Chiefs Score: Detroit Rolls Over Kansas City In Impressive Win

Matthew Stafford chucked four touchdown passes as the Lions rolled over the Chiefs in a dominating 48-3 win that pushed Detroit to 2-0 on the season.

Week 3 In Big Ten Football

Week 2 had a couple marquee games for Big Ten squads, as ranked members Michigan State and Ohio State took perfect 2-0 records on the road. Unfortunately, neither came back perfect in another shaky week for the conference.

Michigan State At Notre Dame: Irish Look Much Better In Defeating Spartans, 31-13

The Irish turned the ball over three times, but the Spartans had two of their own to even things out as Notre Dame looked much better in picking up a 31-13 win.