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Fundraiser planned for family of soccer referee

In this Wednesday, Aug. 27, 2014 photo, Kris Bieniewicz, of Westland, and her sons Josh Bieniewicz, 9, and Kyle Bieniewicz, 14, remember her husband and their father, John Bieniewicz, at the soccer fields of Founders Sports Park in Farmington Hills, where the boys have played soccer and their father officiated matches. John Bieniewicz died earlier this summer after being punched while refereeing during a soccer game in Livonia, Mich. (AP Photo/Detroit Free Press, Ryan Garza) DETROIT NEWS OUT;  NO SALES

PLYMOUTH, Mich. (AP) — A fundraiser is planned for the family of a Detroit-area referee who died after being punched by a player during a recreational soccer game this summer.

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Mayor to announce plans for closed rec center

The Brewster Wheeler recreation center is seen at a news conference, Thursday, Aug. 28, 2014, in Detroit. Detroit Mayor Mike Duggan announced that the city is seeking proposals to redevelop the site. (AP Photo/Detroit Free Press, Diane Weiss)  DETROIT NEWS OUT;  NO SALES, TV OUT, MANDATORY CREDIT

DETROIT (AP) — Detroit is seeking proposals to redevelop a former recreation center near downtown where boxer Joe Louis and other athletes trained.

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Yankees chase Price in 3rd, beat Tigers 8-4

Detroit Tigers pitcher David Price reacts in the third inning of a baseball game against the New York Yankees in Detroit, Wednesday, Aug. 27, 2014. Price allowed eight earned runs in two innings. (AP Photo/Paul Sancya)

DETROIT (AP) — For the third time in less than a week, Detroit’s starting pitcher was pulled early, the game already just about lost.

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Yankees chase Price in 3rd, beat Tigers 8-4

Detroit Tigers pitcher David Price leaves the field after being pulled in the third inning of a baseball game against the New York Yankees in Detroit, Wednesday, Aug. 27, 2014. Price allowed eight earned runs in two innings. (AP Photo/Paul Sancya)

DETROIT (AP) — The New York Yankees chased David Price with nine straight hits in an eight-run third inning, beating the Detroit Tigers 8-4 Wednesday night.

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Jeter recalls day he and Rivera were sent down

New York Yankees' Derek Jeter looks for a sign from the third base coach before his first at-bat in his final regular-season baseball game against the Kansas City Royals at Kauffman Stadium in Kansas City, Mo., Monday, Aug. 25, 2014. (AP Photo/Colin E. Braley)

DETROIT (AP) — It’s the type of anecdote that sounds like an urban legend: The New York Yankees once sent Derek Jeter and Mariano Rivera down to the minors at the same time?

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