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Brock’s Thoughts: Shohei Ohtani signs $700 million contract

Brock Heilig, Sports Editor December 13, 2023

The sports world was turned upside down on Saturday, Dec. 9, when Major League Baseball superstar Shohei Ohtani signed a 10-year, $700 million mega contract with the Los Angeles Dodgers. Yes, you read...

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...

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...

Detroits four major professional sports teams: the Pistons, the Tigers, the Red Wings and the Lions

My thoughts on the state of Detroit sports

Joe Zerilli, Campus Editor March 16, 2022

It’s been a while since the city of Detroit has truly been a sports city and it’s quite sad. Sports are one of the few things in life that can bring people of all backgrounds together to cheer on the...

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...

Akil Baddoo celebrates a home run. Baddoo is an exciting young prospect the Tigers nabbed from the Twins.

Akil Baddoo is exactly what the Tigers needed

Matthew Scheidel, Sports Editor April 14, 2021

Yes, it’s early and yes, it’s an extremely small sample size, but outfielder Akil Baddoo has brought some much needed excitement to the Detroit Tigers. He’s exactly the kind of player they have been...

The MLB needs to think of a salary floor, for the sake of the fans.

Making the case for a salary floor in Major League Baseball

Matthew Scheidel, Sports Editor March 3, 2021

As the calendar turns to spring — yes, it will be spring, don’t look outside — baseball will return. The crack of the bat, the sound of the ball hitting the glove and the beauty of the baseball diamond...

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