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Brock’s Thoughts: Goodbye, old friend

Brock’s Thoughts: Goodbye, old friend

Brock Heilig, Sports Editor October 4, 2023

My childhood unofficially ended a few days ago. It’s time to turn the page to a new chapter of life — one that doesn’t include one of the most prominent figures of my childhood. When someone...

A tribute to Detroit Tigers legend Miguel Cabrera

A tribute to Detroit Tigers legend Miguel Cabrera

Summer Weathers, Sports Reporter October 4, 2023

Miguel Cabrera, the legendary slugger, is officially retiring from playing professional baseball after 21 years, leaving an indelible mark on the sport and a lasting legacy in the hearts of fans. Cabrera...

Oakland University will be join the ranks of Michigan State and the University of Michigan with their very own Detroit Tigers University Night, September 4. 

Opinion: Baseball’s new pitch clock is awful, goes against sport’s core values

Brock Heilig, Sports Editor March 15, 2023

I have a bone to pick with Major League Baseball (MLB) and its players. In case you didn’t know, over the offseason, the MLB made up a list of a variety of new rules. These rules were put in place...

Some MLB players have been responding to the MLB lockout by changing their profile pictures on social media to silhouette images of baseball players. Nobody is allowed to use player likenesses during the lockout. Photo via Lucas Giolito (@LGio27) on Twitter.

MLB war between players and owners culminates in lockout

Matthew Scheidel, Sports Editor December 8, 2021

What has long been feared to be a lengthy, dark winter for Major League Baseball (MLB) has finally come to fruition.  On Dec. 1, MLB owners unanimously voted to initiate a lockout. It’s the first...

Kansas City royally spoils Miguel Cabrera’s 500th home run celebration

Kansas City royally spoils Miguel Cabrera’s 500th home run celebration

Reece Taylor, Sports Reporter October 6, 2021

On a night celebrating Detroit Tigers’ designated hitter Miguel Cabrera, the Kansas City Royals beat the Tigers 3-1. Cabrera, 38, became the 28th player in the history of Major League Baseball to...

Miguel Cabrera extends a hand to the fans after hitting his iconic snow home run on opening day.

Miguel Cabrera: The last icon in Detroit sports

Jeff Thomas, Editor-in-Chief June 30, 2021

For Detroit sports fans, it’s been several long years of game days spent cussing at our TV screens. This current season for the Tigers hasn’t been much different. With a 34-44 record, the ball club...

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