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Toronto blanks Seattle to win first MLS Cup title

Toronto blanks Seattle to win first MLS Cup titleJozy Altidore opened Toronto FC's account in the 67th minute as team becomes first Canadian side to win MLS crown.
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Ann Arbor's Shibutanis take bronze in figure skating event

Ann Arbor’s Shibutanis take bronze in figure skating eventMaia and Alex Shibutani, a brother-and-sister duo who train in Ann Arbor, earned 188.00 points overall.
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  • 5 days, 7 hours ago
Olympics

USA Gymnastics bans coach for sexual misconduct
Todd Gardiner allegedly violated the code of ethical conduct by engaging in a sexual relationship with an athlete

USA Gymnastics bans coach for sexual misconduct with athleteTodd Gardiner allegedly violated the code of ethical conduct by engaging in a sexual relationship with an athlete
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Ford Field pitch stirs debate on MLS expansion

Ford Field pitch stirs debate on MLS expansionCommissioner Don Garber says league will have to rethink views on playing in NFL stadiums with Detroit bid.
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Detroit makes 'best pitch' for MLS expansion team

Detroit makes ‘best pitch’ for MLS expansion teamOwnership groups from the four finalist cities are presenting their case to be included in expansion later this month.
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Russians to compete at Olympics as neutral athletes

Russians to compete at Olympics as neutral athletesRussian athletes will be allowed to compete at the upcoming Pyeongchang Olympics as neutrals despite orchestrated doping at the 2014 Sochi Games.
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Holloway KO's Aldo in round 3 of UFC 218

Holloway KO’s Aldo in round 3 of UFC 218Max Holloway will be flashing an enormous grin long after knocking out Jose Aldo during Saturday night’s UFC 218.
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Gulati will not seek 4th term as U.S. Soccer president

Gulati will not seek 4th term as U.S. Soccer presidentThe 58-year-old Gulati, who announced his decision Monday, has been a driving force in the USSF for more than 30 years
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Detroit’s MLS bid banking on strength of ownership, market

Detroit’s MLS bid banking on strength of ownership, marketThree other cites in contention offer soccer-specific stadiums in their proposals while Ford Field is a multi-use facility that doesn't have a retractable roof.
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Detroit among 4 finalists for MLS team

Detroit among 4 finalists for MLS teamThe MLS announced Wednesday morning that Detroit is one of four finalists to receive a franchise when the league expands to two new cities.
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Holloway KO's Aldo at UFC 218 in Detroit

Holloway KO’s Aldo at UFC 218 in DetroitHolloway KO's Aldo at UFC 218 in Detroit
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Holloway on Aldo: He's the greatest of all-time

Holloway on Aldo: He’s the greatest of all-timeMax Holloway praises challenger, two-time featherweight champion Jose Aldo, following their UFC 218 main event rematch at Little Caesars Arena Saturday night.
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Max Holloway on if he'll fight Conor McGregor

Max Holloway on if he’ll fight Conor McGregorHolloway says that if a fight with McGregor doesn't get done, it's on the Irishman.
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Holloway confident ahead of UFC rematch with Aldo

Holloway confident ahead of UFC rematch with AldoHolloway couldn’t feel more at home leading up to UFC 218’s main event rematch with Jose Aldo at Little Caesars Arena.
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Detroit native Kevin 'The Motown Phenom' Lee on coming home

Detroit native Kevin ‘The Motown Phenom’ Lee on coming homeDetroit native Kevin 'The Motown Phenom' Lee talks about coming home, missing out on UFC 218, and the week he's spent interacting with fans.
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Amanda Cooper on being an MMA ambassador

Amanda Cooper on being an MMA ambassadorAmanda Cooper discusses the growing Detroit MMA scene and her place in it.
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Amanda Cooper on what it means to win in Detroit

Amanda Cooper on what it means to win in DetroitAmanda Cooper talks about the emotion of winning in front of her hometown crowd after defeating Angela Magana via second round TKO in the early prelims of UFC 218.
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ESPN eliminating 150 studio, production jobs

ESPN eliminating 150 studio, production jobs in latest cutsThe network has been squeezed by rising fees to broadcast live events and has lost about 10 million subscribers
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Local ice dancers take silver, qualify for Grand Prix

Local ice dancers take silver, qualify for Grand PrixChock and Bates are still vying for a bertn in the 2018 Olympics in PyeongChang, South Korea, in February.
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Matt Shepard relaunching sports show on WDFN

Matt Shepard relaunching sports show on WDFNShepard will relaunch his show, “Shep, Shower ‘N’ Shave,” this Monday, and it will air weekdays from 6 to 9 a.m.
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Olympics

Farmington Hills’ Keller mining for Olympic gold

Farmington Hills’ Keller mining for Olympic goldHoneyBaked Hockey Club product prepares with USA National Team for 2018 Winter Games.
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Michigan

Olympic gymnast urges changes after abuse claims

Olympic gymnast urges changes after abuse claimsAly Raisman told “60 Minutes” she wants to prevent other athletes from being hurt in the future
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Detroit to host 2019 U.S. Figure Skating Championships

Detroit to host 2019 U.S. Figure Skating ChampionshipsLittle Caesars Arena will serve as one of the sites for the championships, coming in January 2019.
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Michigan

Raisman says she is victim of MSU doctor Nassar

Raisman says she is victim of MSU doctor NassarAly Raisman is the latest Olympic gymnast to allege she was abused by Larry Nassar
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Novi’s Chock, Ann Arbor’s Bates take silver in China

Novi’s Chock, Ann Arbor’s Bates take silver in ChinaRussian skaters dominated at the Cup of China on Saturday to take the men’s and women’s titles.
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Gun Runner takes down Arrogate to win Breeders' Cup

Gun Runner takes down Arrogate to win Breeders’ CupThe 4-year-old colt won the $6 million Breeders’ Cup Classic by 2 1/4 lengths Saturday.
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Tellem makes case for MLS franchise in Lions stadium

Tellem makes case for MLS franchise in Lions stadiumIt might be the key to a fifth professional sports franchise playing near the intersection of Woodward and I-75.
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DCFC, fans rip use of its colors, likeness in MLS mockups

DCFC, fans rip use of its colors, likeness in MLS mockupsIn renderings unveiled by Thursday, DCFC's colors, maroon and gold, are used throughout the images, as are DCFC fan-group flags and DCFC scarves.
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Is WrestleMania ready to return to Detroit?

Is WrestleMania ready to return to Detroit?There is buzz that the WWE is scoping out Ford Field for another WrestleMania, perhaps in 2019.
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Detroit

Detroit bid now puts MLS team at Ford Field

Detroit bid now puts MLS team at Ford FieldPlan replaces previous efforts to build a soccer stadium on the site of Wayne County’s unfinished jail
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Detroit committee hunting for Super Bowl and more

Detroit committee hunting for Super Bowl and moreThe Detroit Sports Commission formed the Detroit Sports Organizing Corp., it was announced Wednesday.
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Dearborn's Saad back in Kansas after soccer odyssey

Dearborn’s Soony Saad back in Kansas after world soccer odysseySporting KC forward returns with club where he started his pro career after playing abroad in Thailand
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Detroit hoping for visit from MLS in November

Detroit hoping for visit from MLS in NovemberThe league has not scheduled a visit this month, as originally planned, as Detroit vies to get an expansion franchise.
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Pistons

Ex-Piston Laimbeer rolls dice on Vegas WNBA gig

Ex-Piston Laimbeer rolls dice on Vegas WNBA gigThis will be the first professional basketball team in Las Vegas, which recently landed an NHL team.
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Michigan

Gymnast Maroney says she was assaulted by MSU doc

Gymnast McKayla Maroney tweets she was drugged, assaulted by MSU doctor Larry NassarThe molestations started when she was 13, she posted on Twitter
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Wolverines

Holly's Caleb Stanko forges path in German game

Holly’s Caleb Stanko forges path in German gameHe sidestepped chance to play at UM and went to Europe as 17-year-old to chase his dream.
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Detroit

Detroit marathon produces 2 first-time winners

Detroit marathon produces 2 first-time winnersJohnathan Mott from Lakeland, Florida, was the fastest man and Russian Valentyna Poltavska was the fastest woman.
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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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Sports

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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  • 2 months ago
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