Pistons Playoff Preview

Motor City Monitor

The Detroit Pistons find themselves in the NBA playoffs this year. I guarantee you haven’t heard that in awhile. In fact, not since 08-09.

And how’d that go? Awful. Swept by none other than this guy…


So who did we draw this time? Well, this guy…


I think I speak for all of Michigan (and the majority of the world) when I say that LeBron is the absolute worst. Easily the most hateable figure in sports.

I honestly have flashbacks to this everytime he is mentioned in the playoffs

Okay so enough of the previous heartache, let’s look at what this year is going to look like.

Honestly, not much better. The goal was for the Pistons to make the playoffs and they did that. It’s great to back in playoff conversation, however, if you anticipate us winning more than 2 games in this series then you are either crazy…

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Washington beats Philadelphia, wins the NFC East

Washington has gone from worst to first in the NFC East. Tonight’s 38-24 win at Philadelphia clinched the division title for Washington, a major triumph for a team that was in last place last year and was expected to be one of the worst in the NFL at the start of the season. Kirk Cousins…

Source: Washington beats Philadelphia, wins the NFC East

The story behind Rajai Davis’ oven mitt

Beck's Blog

If you watched the Tigers on television today, or if you’ve been to a Tigers game this spring, and you haven’t seen much of Rajai Davis the last couple years, you might be wondering why he has an oven mitt on his left hand.

That’s OK. He hears it all the time. He laughs about it, too.

“Yeah, it’s good for baking,” he said Monday. “Baking on the bases.”

Not surprisingly, it’s a protective glove for his left hand. It keeps him from jamming a finger sliding into a bag, and it also gives him some padding over his hand and his wrist in case an infielder steps on his hand as he’s sliding in. He has worn one since at least 2012 to protect his hands.

Other players have worn one after injuring fingers or wrists. Davis said he adopted it after he had a close call and saw…

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