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Is Detroit Red Wings General Manager Ken Holland Still Right Man for the Job?

Before we get into this, let’s clarify that questioning whether or not Ken Holland is still the right person for the job of general manager of the Detroit Red Wings is not an activity one engages in lightly. Indeed, for the better part of two decades, Holland has been considered one of, if not the best, general managers in hockey. Show More Summary

Brian Terry's Brother Kent: 3 Greyhound Buses with Unmarked Escort in Detroit

Kent Terry, the brother of slain border patrol agent Brian Terry, isn't shy about letting his feelings be known regarding political matters. Today he reportedly took to Facebook to point out three Greyhound buses presumably carrying illegal immigrants headed North on Interstate 75 in Detroit. Show More Summary

River in the Raj: 1900s

This uncaptioned 5x7 glass negative from the Detroit Publishing archive looks to be far afield from that company's usual stomping grounds. Where in the world are we? Let the crowdsource geolocation countdown commence! View full size...

Should the Detroit city government spend $185 million/year on art?

Let´s apply the “Piketty 5% rule” to the City of Detroit.  More specifically, their art wealth: DETROIT — A city-commissioned report on Detroit’s fine-art collection released Wednesday pegs its entire value between $2.8 billion and $4.6 billion, a sharp increase over a previous estimate that could create a headache for the city in bankruptcy court. […]

Who Is Changing The Face Of Detroit? Let Us Know

Call for nominations! Headlines don't paint a pretty picture of Motor City. Last year, Detroit became the largest U.S. city to file for bankruptcy. Unemployment and crime rates remain unencouraging, and there appears to be a mass exodus of residents fleeing the once prosperous metropolis. Show More Summary

If we can talk to our phones, why can't we fix Detroit?

I asked Siri why Detroit’s residents can’t get clean water, and all she said was: “Let me think about that.”

DJ Khaled Ft. Jay Z, Meek Mill, Rick Ross & French Montana – “They Don’t Love You No More” Video

Let’s be honest here. Rick Ross, DJ Khaled and that whole circle of friends understand the power of the spotlight. With Ross being harassed at the Detroit city limits and becoming the topic of the day, what better time could their be to release Khaled’s video for the appropriately titled “They Don’t Love You No More”?

CBs don’t do well on Friday the 13th

The guys of PFT discuss the Kansas City Chiefs parting ways with CB Brandon Flowers and the Detroit Lions letting go of CB Justin Houston and what the releases mean in terms of the teams’ offseason game plans.

Detroit Denies Last-Minute Reprieve for Goats

A hedge fund manager will sell baby goats to butchers sooner than expected, now that Detroit officials have failed to grant any reprieve to let them to graze in the city.

Midday open thread: Militarization of local police continues, Japan will resume whaling

Today's comic by Tom Tomorrow is Let's talk about Gitmo: This is what you missed at Daily Kos on Sunday: The Walmart heirs should save Detroit, by Jon Perr Latinos/Hispanics checking the 'white' box on the census won't make them Republicans,...Show More Summary

Reuters: Let the Feds Bail Out Detroit

WASHINGTON — A Reuters writer suggested that the U.S. government should bail out the beleaguered city of Detroit, which has fallen far from grace from its heyday as “The Motor City.” Reuters published an analysis that announced the city could exit bankruptcy when Detroit’s 170,000 creditors will vote on a potential deal to get out of […]

A Hedge Fund Manager Let A Bunch Of Goats Loose In Detroit

We know JPMorgan Chase CEO Jamie Dimon said his firm would do its part to help Detroit with a $100 million investment, but it seems he's not the only Wall Streeter trying to find a solution for another problem the city is facing—overgrown...Show More Summary

Williams: Union To Focus On Detroit Three, Transplants, Elections

Automotive News reports new United Auto Workers president Dennis Williams let it be known before the 1,100 delegates at the 36th UAW Constitutional Convention in Detroit that the union’s focus will be on contract negotiations with the Detroit Three in 2015, and the national elections of 2014 and 2016. Regarding the former, Williams proclaimed that […]

With Stan Van Gundy On Board, Greg Monroe May be Out in Detroit

The Pistons gave the keys to the city to Stan Van Gundy by making him coach and giving the power to make personnel decisions. According to reports, one of the decisions might be to let go of unrestricted free agent, Greg Monroe. It would be wise to build around Andre Drummond moving forward, and if […]

Lars von Trier working on horror script set in Detroit

Lars von Trier knows horror. He may not have directed a full-blown genre feature yet, but some of the man's most memorable work - ANTICHRIST, MELANCHOLIA spring to mind - boast some fairly surreal, suspenseful elements. (Let's also not...Show More Summary

How Nevin Lawson Fits with Detroit Lions

The Detroit Lions opened the third day of the NFL draft in head-scratching fashion. As presumed, general manager Martin Mayhew let the draft fall as it may. With a limited number of arrows in his quiver, he simply didn't have the juice to move up and grab one of the cornerbacks that came off the board earlier in the round. At No. Show More Summary

How Kyle Van Noy Fits with Detroit Lions

Let's get this straight: G eneral manager Martin Mayhew doesn't care what you think. He didn't hear you complaining about how stupid the offensive pick at No. 10 was. And he doesn't care about your kudos now. But here's betting plenty...Show More Summary

Tarrytown: 1913

Circa 1913. "Main Street -- Tarrytown, New York." Let's meet on the wicked side of the street. 8x10 inch glass negative, Detroit Publishing Co. View full size.

Trick Trick ft. Royce Da 59 & K Young – No Fly Zone

3 months agoMusic / Hip Hop & Rap : Nah Right

Trick Trick, Royce Da 59 and K Young team up to let us know about Detroit’s “No Fly Zone”. Godfather Pt 3 coming soon. Props: Xclusives Zone Previously: Charli Baltimore ft. Trick Trick & Cash Paid – Hunnids (Video)

Morning Box Score: White Sox Let One Slip Away Against Detroit; Samardzija Soaked In Cincy

Jose Quintana fell victim to another no decision. Jeff Samardzija is still winless. [ more › ]

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