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Ballpark at Tiger Stadium site to be named after hometown hero Willie Horton

Ballpark at Tiger Stadium site to be named after hometown hero Willie Horton

By Steve Neavling Motor City Muckraker The historic ballpark at the former Tiger Stadium site is being renamed “Willie Horton Field.” The Police Athletic League (PAL), which will host youth sports at the field in Corktown next year, coined the new name to honor Tigers icon and hometown hero,…

PAL lobbyist: Some cops want to padlock Tiger Stadium field over rumors of a protest

PAL lobbyist: Some cops want to padlock Tiger Stadium field over rumors of a protest

The controversial quest to carpet the former Tiger Stadium field with artificial turf may have reached a new low. …

Reporter removed for asking, ‘Why artificial turf at Tiger Stadium site?’

Reporter removed for asking, ‘Why artificial turf at Tiger Stadium site?’

When the power structure in Detroit closes ranks, reporters are expected to keep quiet and toe the line. …

Red Wings arena site goes silent 3 months after groundbreaking

Red Wings arena site goes silent 3 months after groundbreaking

Small piles of garbage are all that's left on the arena site after crews removed fencing, lighting and…

9 photos of new Red Wings arena groundbreaking

9 photos of new Red Wings arena groundbreaking

The Ilitch family's Olympia Development held a groundbreaking Thursday afternoon for the new $450-million Red Wings arena.…

Judge dismisses sexual assault charges against former Tigers pitcher Reed

Judge dismisses sexual assault charges against former Tigers pitcher Reed

Evan Reed walked out of court wondering how he ever got charged. …

Rec center where Joe Louis learned to box faces final round

Rec center where Joe Louis learned to box faces final round

The Brewster Wheeler Recreation Center may be demolished as Detroit Mayor Duggan looks for developers for the Brush…

Tampa Bay TV station mocks Detroit after blockbuster Tigers trade

Tampa Bay TV station mocks Detroit after blockbuster Tigers trade

The Fox affiliate later apologized and removed the tweet. …

Former Detroit Tigers’ pitcher charged with sexual assault at casino hotel

Former Detroit Tigers’ pitcher charged with sexual assault at casino hotel

Detroit Tigers pitcher Evan Reed was charged Wednesday with sexual assault after prosecutors say he assaulted a woman…

In act of defiance, 1984 World Series champs gather at site of old Tiger Stadium

In act of defiance, 1984 World Series champs gather at site of old Tiger Stadium

The Tigers front office wanted nothing to do with a gathering of the '84 championship team at the…

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