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6/14/2015 12:01 AM
Verlander sharp, but Tigers lose
DETROIT — Justin Verlander spent all week restlessly awaiting his anticipated first start of the season Saturday against the Indians, his nerves mangled and his nights sleepless. 

6/14/2015 12:01 AM
Busch gets ‘warm up’ win at MIS
BROOKLYN, Mich. — Kyle Busch considered Saturday’s Xfinity Series race to be a warm-up for today’s Sprint Cup Quicken Loans 400.

6/14/2015 12:00 AM
NASCAR drivers use fitness to improve on track
Landon Cassill knew his potential as a NASCAR driver. Yet as he applied himself to all the technical and psychological aspects of the craft, he continued to ask himself where he would find one area that would help him reach his potential.

6/14/2015 12:00 AM
LeBron or MJ?
A friend emailed me a split-screen video off the Internet that created a Belmont Stakes “race” between the 1973 Secretariat and the 2015 American Pharoah. It was unique and interesting. The point, I guess, is that Big Red would have kicked Pharoah around just as it did the horses it blew away more than 40 years ago.

6/14/2015 12:00 AM
Little separation in times at MIS heading into race
BROOKLYN, Mich. — Brad Keselowski aims for his first win at Michigan International Speedway, while Jeff Gordon aims for one of his final victories in a Sprint Cup career that’s spanned nearly 23 full seasons. Kasey Kahne won the pole for today’s Quicken Loans 400, and seeks his first win of the season.

6/14/2015 12:00 AM
MIS notebook: Rose starts races with prayer
BROOKLYN, Mich. — When the Rev. Geoff Rose prepares an invocation for a race at Michigan International Speedway, he focuses on a few key elements.

6/14/2015 12:00 AM
Tigers notebook: Martinez headed to Hens
DETROIT — Another Tigers star is joining the Mud Hens. 

6/14/2015 12:00 AM
Pawtucket rallies to beat Mud Hens’ Nesbitt
PAWTUCKET, R.I. — The Red Sox scored three runs in the seventh inning off Angel Nesbitt, highlighted by Bryce Brentz’s RBI single, to lift Pawtucket over the Mud Hens 7-5 on Saturday night.

6/14/2015 12:00 AM
Vermette goal puts Chicago one win from Cup
TAMPA - Antoine Vermette scored in the third period to earn Chicago a 2-1 win over the Tampa Bay Lightning in Game Five, giving the Blackhawks the chance to clinch the Stanley Cup on home ice on Monday.

6/13/2015 5:19 PM
Indians activate Atchison from DL
DETROIT — The Cleveland Indians have activated righty reliever Scott Atchison from the disabled list.

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