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Detroit sports creation required 72,750 LEGOs

Detroit sports creation required 72,750 LEGOs, 150 man hoursA 1,500-pound structure of LEGOs at Great Lakes Crossing honors the four major Detroit sports teams.
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Politics

House approves amateur mixed martial arts rules

House approves amateur mixed martial arts rulesThe Michigan House approved legislation Wednesday that adds new regulations for amateur mixed martial arts fighters
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Gilbert, Gores denied ‘Detroit City Soccer Club’ rights

Gilbert, Gores denied ‘Detroit City Soccer Club’ rightsThe decision was made because “Detroit City Soccer Club” is too similar to “Detroit City Football Club.”
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World Cup failure prompts calls for soccer ‘revolution’

World Cup failure prompts calls for soccer ‘revolution’When soccer holds its world’s fair in Russia next June, the American pavilion will be glaringly absent.
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U.S. dumped out of World Cup contention after loss

U.S. dumped out of World Cup contention after loss to Trinidad and TobagoThe United States will miss the World Cup for the first time since 1986.
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DCFC to celebrate 2017 season with first photo exhibit

DCFC to celebrate 2017 season with first photo exhibitThe exhibit "This is City: Detroit Soccer Rises" will run from Nov. 10-15 at Oloman Cafe in Hamtramck.
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ESPN suspends Jemele Hill after call for NFL sponsor boycott

ESPN suspends Jemele Hill after she calls for NFL sponsor boycottHill, who went to Michigan State, had been cautioned about her tweets after calling President Donald Trump a white supremacist.
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Detroit

Fire destroys iconic Kronk Gym in Detroit

Fire destroys iconic Kronk Gym in DetroitThe building where boxers Lennox Lewis, Wladimir Klitschko and Thomas Hearns trained had been closed since 2006.
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Soggy pitch is latest hurdle for U.S. soccer team

Soggy pitch is latest hurdle for U.S. soccer teamBruce Arena’s squad needs a win or a draw against Trinidad and Tobago to qualify for World Cup in Russia.
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Pulisic, Altidore push U.S. closer to World Cup berth

Pulisic, Altidore push U.S. closer to World Cup berthThe United States is back on track for next year’s World Cup with a 4-0 rout of Panama on Friday night.
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Gores, Gilbert secure ‘Motor City Soccer Club’ trademark

Gores, Gilbert secure ‘Motor City Soccer Club’ trademarkThey continue to prepare to land an MLS expansion franchise when the league announces two new cities this fall.
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Wayne County

Gilbert’s soccer stadium moves forward with land deal

Gilbert’s soccer stadium moves forward with land dealWayne County has struck a tentative deal for a land swap with Detroit in key moment for Gilbert
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Detroit makes first cut for 2026 World Cup matches

Detroit makes first cut for 2026 World Cup matchesThe list of potential North American host cities was cut to 32 earlier this week, with Ford Field still in the mix.
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Obituary

Boxer LaMotta, immortalized in ‘Raging Bull,’ has died

Boxer LaMotta, immortalized in ‘Raging Bull,’ dies at 95LaMotta died Tuesday at a Miami-area hospital from complications of pneumonia
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Former WWE star Bobby ‘The Brain’ Heenan dies at 73

Former WWE star Bobby ‘The Brain’ Heenan dies at 73Heenan, born Raymond Louis Heenan, is considered by most experts to be the greatest pro wrestling manager of all-time.
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Michigan Hall inductees look back on their rise to fame

Michigan Hall inductees look back on their rise to fameFive eventual sports legends had different upbringings, but something in common, too.
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ESPN says it accepts Hill’s apology for Trump tweets

ESPN says it accepts Hill’s apology for Trump tweetsHill publicly apologized for the trouble she’d brought on her employer.
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2017 Michigan Sports Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony

2017 Michigan Sports Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony2017 Michigan Sports Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony
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Jim Leyland reflects on magical 2006

Jim Leyland reflects on magical 2006Former Tigers manager Jim Leyland entered the Michigan Sports Hall of Fame on Friday.
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Greg Kampe reflects on taking Oakland job

Greg Kampe reflects on taking Oakland jobOakland coach Greg Kampe entered the Michigan Sports Hall of Fame on Friday.
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Hall of Fame plaques finding homes all over Detroit

Hall of Fame plaques finding homes all over DetroitThe Hall’s inductee plaques — about 270 in all — are slowly taking up residence in locations throughout Detroit.
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White House: ESPN should fire Detroit’s Jemele Hill

White House: ESPN should fire Detroit’s Jemele HillESPN has not immediately responded to the White House press secretary's statement.
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Olympics will be at Paris in 2024, Los Angeles in 2028

Olympics will be at Paris in 2024, Los Angeles in 2028The decision marks the first time the IOC has granted two Summer Olympics at once.
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Sports

‘Playing Hurt’ excerpt: John Saunders survived with dual personality

‘Playing Hurt’ excerpt: John Saunders survived with dual personalityWith each passing year, my counter-culture habits took deeper root.
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ESPN calls Jemele Hill’s Trump comments ‘inappropriate’

ESPN calls Jemele Hill’s Trump comments ‘inappropriate’ESPN personality and Detroit native Jemele Hill is drawing criticism for calling President Trump “a white supremacist.”
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Rafael Nadal cruises to victory at U.S. Open

Rafael Nadal cruises to victory at U.S. OpenHe wins third men’s singles title at Flushing Meadows beating in straight sets.
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Stephens dominates Keys to win first Grand Slam title

Stephens dominates Keys to win first Grand Slam titleSloane Stephens beat Madison Keys 6-3, 6-0 in the U.S. Open final, capping a remarkably rapid rise after sitting out 11 months because of foot surgery.
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'Dominant' Nadal rolls into U.S. Open final vs. Anderson

Dominant’ Nadal rolls into U.S. Open final vs. AndersonOnce Rafael Nadal went from passive to aggressive and got his uppercut of a forehand going, it didn’t take long for him to power into the U.S. Open final.
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Michigan Sports HOF still hasn’t heard from Rodman

Michigan Sports HOF still hasn’t heard from RodmanIf Rodman doesn’t attend, his induction will be postponed at least a year, until he can attend, if he ever attends.
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Stephens wins thriller, faces Keys in all-American final

Stephens wins thriller, faces Keys in all-American finalSloane Stephens summoned her best strokes when she needed them the most to reach a Grand Slam final for the first time.
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Business

Detroit’s Renzo Cardoni draws star-studded following

Detroit area’s Renzo Cardoni’s sportswear draws star-studded followingRami Mona started his company at age 21. He’s now designing jerseys for the nation’s top athletes and celebrities
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Ford Field bids to host World Cup matches in 2026

Ford Field bids to host World Cup matches in 2026At least 12 cities would ultimately be selected if the FIFA Congress picks the joint bid when it votes in June 2018.
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Del Potro ousts Federer in quarters, Nadal awaits

Del Potro ousts Federer in quarters, Nadal awaitsSo much for the first U.S. Open matchup between Roger Federer and Rafael Nadal.
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American Sloane Stephens makes U.S. Open semifinals

American Sloane Stephens makes U.S. Open semifinalsShe edges No. 16 seed Anastasija Sevastova of Latvia, 6-3, 3-6, 7-6 (4).
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U.S. escapes Honduras with a 1-1 draw

U.S. escapes Honduras with a 1-1 drawBobby Woods equalizes in the 85th minute for the Americans.
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Federer calls medical timeout ‘precaution’; del Potro next

Federer calls medical timeout ‘precaution’; del Potro nextThe 36-year-old Swiss player's physical condition has been a talking point throughout the tournament.
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Sharapova's Slam comeback cut short in 4th round

Sharapova’s Slam comeback cut short in 4th roundMaybe this was just one three-setter too many for Maria Sharapova.
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Michigan native Alexi Lalas likes Detroit’s MLS chances

Michigan native Alexi Lalas likes Detroit’s MLS chancesTransplanted in California, call Alexi Lalas an ardent Detroit booster who likes the city's odds of landing a Major League Soccer franchise.
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'He's OK': Federer nets straight-sets win at U.S. Open

He’s OK’: Federer nets straight-sets win at U.S. OpenThat was the first time in the 36-year-old Federer’s career that he opened a Grand Slam tournament with two consecutive matches that lasted five sets.
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Teen Shapovalov continues surprising U.S. Open run

Teen Shapovalov continues surprising U.S. Open runDenis Shapovalov, 18, became the youngest man to reach the U.S. Open’s fourth round since Michael Chang in 1989.
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'I don't panic': Federer pushed to five sets in U.S. Open win

I don’t panic’: Federer pushed to five sets in U.S. Open winA bad back prevented Roger Federer from getting ready for the U.S. Open the way he prefers to prepare for a Grand Slam tournament.
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Pistons

Meet the 2017-18 Detroit Pistons

Meet the 2017-18 Detroit PistonsMeet the 2017-18 Detroit Pistons
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Preseason: Pistons 107, Pacers 97

Preseason: Pistons 107, Pacers 97Preseason: Pistons 107, Pacers 97
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Hell in a Cell - 1st wrestling event at Little Caesars Arena

Hell in a Cell - 1st wrestling event at Little Caesars ArenaHell in a Cell - 1st wrestling event at Little Caesars Arena
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