Posts Tagged Detroit

Prep football star begins jail time for assault

DETROIT (AP) — A 17-year-old prep football star has started his jail sentence in the body-slamming of a security officer at his Detroit high school.

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Ausmus ejected, Tigers lose to Angels 4-0

Detroit Tigers starting pitcher Justin Verlander throws against the Los Angeles Angels during the first inning of a baseball game Saturday, July 26, 2014, in Anaheim, Calif. (AP Photo/Jae C. Hong)

ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) — Detroit manager Brad Ausmus was ejected in the third inning Saturday night. He didn’t miss much offense from the Tigers.

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Closing arguments Monday in player’s slaying

Assistant Washtenaw County Public Defender Lorne Brown, left, talks to his client, Ed Thomas during Thomas' trial at the Washtenaw County Trial Court in Ann Arbor, Mich., on Thursday, July 24, 2014. Thomas is on trial for the fatal shooting of Eastern Michigan University football player Demarius Reed.  (AP Photo/The Ann Arbor News, Patrick Record) LOCAL TELEVISION OUT; LOCAL INTERNET OUT

ANN ARBOR, Mich. (AP) — Closing arguments are expected Monday in the trial of a man accused in the fatal shooting of Eastern Michigan University football player Demarius Reed.

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Tigers add Joakim Soria, bolstering shaky bullpen

Texas Rangers catcher Robinson Chirinos (61) congratulates Rangers relief pitcher Joakim Soria (28) after Soria closed out the Rangers 4-2 defeat of the New York Yankees in a baseball game at Yankee Stadium in New York, Monday, July 21, 2014. (AP Photo/Kathy Willens)

ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) — The Detroit Tigers had seen enough from their shaky bullpen to know something had to be done. So the AL Central leaders acquired right-hander Joakim Soria.

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