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What key decisions await the Clippers this offseason?

The Clippers took the L, took the lump and all that’s left is to come back and take another crack at the franchise’s elusive first championship. What will they look like when they get back up off the mat after blowing a 3-1 lead in their Western Conference semifinal series against Denver and try, try again? Will they run it back with the nucleus that finished 49-23 and earned the second seed in the Western Conference, the highest seeding in franchise history? Or will Clippers’ forward-thinking, ...
Tags: Sports, Alabama, Sport, Soccer, Nba, Dallas, Detroit, Denver, New York Knicks, Knicks, Paul George, George, Nuggets, Morris, Clippers, Kawhi Leonard


Trick-or-What? Pandemic Halloween is a mixed bag all around

By Leanne Italie | The Associated Press Roving grown-ups tossing candy at kids waiting on lawns. Drive-thru Halloween haunts. Yard parties instead of block parties and parades. Wider paths through corn mazes. The family holiday so many look forward to each year is going to look different in the pandemic as parents and the people who provide Halloween fun navigate a myriad of restrictions and safety concerns. Some were looking extra-forward to Halloween this year because it falls on a Saturday, w...
Tags: Halloween, New York, California, Los Angeles, San Francisco, Walmart, Sport, Walgreens, Chicago, Soccer, Cool Patch Pumpkins, Associated Press, Kansas City, St Louis, Detroit, Sleepy Hollow


‘Nothing left in the bucket’: Wildfire resources run thin

By JAMES ANDERSON and MATTHEW BROWN | Associated Press Justin Silvera came off the fire lines in Northern California after a grueling 36 straight days battling wildfires and evacuating residents ahead of the flames. Before that, he and his crew had worked for 20 days, followed by a three-day break. Silvera, a 43-year-old battalion chief with Cal Fire, California’s state firefighting agency, said he’s lost track of the blazes he’s fought this year. He and his crew have sometimes been on duty for ...
Tags: News, Colorado, California, Washington, Mexico, Oregon, Israel, California News, Sport, Ap, Canada, Soccer, Wildfires, Arizona, CAL FIRE, West Coast


Predicting Detroit’s Opening Lineup

Helene St. James of the Detroit Free Press answered a question from a fan regarding Detroit's openng lineup... On defense, I think Moritz Seider will be in the lineup on opening night. The 19-year-old defenseman is currently with his former team, Adler Mannheim in Germany, part of a group of Wings loaned to European teams until the NHL gives the go-ahead on camps. Seider did well playing for the Griffins last season, and would have been called up to play a few games had the pandemic n...
Tags: Germany, Sport, Wings, Vancouver, NHL, Detroit, Detroit Free Press, Danny DeKeyser, Yzerman, Alex Biega, Patrik Nemeth, Helene St James, Madison Bowey, Dennis Cholowski, Filip Hronek, Adler Mannheim


Needed: Talent

from Corey Pronman of The Athletic, I took a glance at all 31 teams’ depth charts to get an idea of what is the most glaring organizational need heading into the 2020 NHL Draft. These needs may not be the No. 1 priority to address, as it depends on how the board plays out, but something I think is worth considering. Detroit Red Wings: Talent Detroit had 23 fewer points than the second-lowest team in the league. It had a strong albeit not incredible farm system. It has some good pl...
Tags: Sport, Detroit Red Wings, NHL, Detroit, Red Wings, Corey Pronman, Moritz Seider


Daddy’s Hangout 2020 NFL Opening Week Predictions

It has finally arrived and that’s the 2020 NFL season. With all that’s going on in the world with the pandemic, we didn’t know we’d actually get here. The NBA, NHL and WNBA are playing in a bubble, while the MLB is toughing it out without fans. The NFL hasn’t reported any major issues and the season is going on with no fans to begin with. We kick things off this season on a Thursday night as always. The Houston Texans travel to Kansas City to face the Super Bowl champion Chiefs. We finish the ...
Tags: New York, Minnesota, Washington, Cowboys, Cincinnati Bengals, Cleveland Browns, LSU, Denver Broncos, NFL, Drew Brees, Raiders, Derek Carr, Los Angeles, San Francisco, Atlanta, Indianapolis


Analysis: Rams defense position-by-position breakdown

THOUSAND OAKS — The Rams plan to have a big-play defense in 2020. In the good way. Too few forced turnovers and too many lapses late in the year kept the Rams from turning around games or saving their season in 2019. Legendary defensive coach Wade Phillips wasn’t asked back. Young Brandon Staley was brought in as coordinator. Staley’s success with a unit that aims to be aggressive and creative will depend on Cory Littleton’s and Dante Fowler’s replacements at linebacker, the benefit of full seas...
Tags: Sports, Alabama, NFL, Raiders, Sport, Chicago, Soccer, Dallas Cowboys, Johnson, Detroit, Denver, Rapp, Ravens, Donald, Clay Matthews, Hill


What Kind Of Goalies Do The Wings Need?

from Matt Larkin of The Hockey News, I count as many as seven teams that could have a new starting stopper when the puck drops to start next season. Who stays and who goes?I count as many as seven teams that could have a new starting stopper when the puck drops to start next season. Who stays and who goes? DETROIT RED WINGS: More tanking, or a push for a real No. 1 goalie? A tandem of veterans Jimmy Howard and Jonathan Bernier has, ahem, been just right for what the Wings have wan...
Tags: Sport, Wings, NHL, Detroit, Howard, Steve Yzerman, Braden Holtby, ECHL, Cam Talbot, Jonathan Bernier, Frederik Andersen, UFA, Jimmy Howard, Bernier, Matt Larkin, Filip Larsson


What To Expect From The Detroit Red Wings

Scott Burnside of The Athletic on what to expect from all 31 teams in the short offseason. On the Wings.. So many holes in this lineup that somehow managed to compile a minus-122 goal differential in just 71 games. But you’ve got to start somewhere, right? Let’s start with the premise that this team is three or four years away from legitimately returning to playoff contention. So, this isn’t about signing a flashy free agent to plug a particularly gaping hole along the blue line or in g...
Tags: Toronto, Sport, Chicago, Nashville, Detroit Red Wings, Detroit, Steve Yzerman, Red Wings, Patrick Marleau, Carolina, Brent Seabrook, Yzerman, Kyle Turris, Jake Gardiner, Scott Burnside


The Detroit Red Wings Lack A Modern-Day Rivalry

The Colorado Avalanche. The Chicago Blackhawks. The Toronto Maple Leafs. Even the Pittsburgh Penguins. What do these teams have in common? At one point or another, they were considered rivals of the Detroit Red Wings. The list is not limited to those four teams; an Original Six franchise like the Red Wings has a storied history with almost every team in the league. However, a true, bitter rivalry has been hard to come by in 2020. Related: 3 Biggest Trades in Red Wings History Maybe it’s...
Tags: Sport, Atlantic, Avalanche, Lightning, Michigan, Detroit Red Wings, Hockey, NHL, Babcock, Illinois, Detroit, Denver, Tampa Bay Lightning, Chicago Blackhawks, Lions, Pistons


Checking In And Up On The 19

The 19, AKA Wings fans here at A2Y, haven't had much to talk or cheer about since the last Detroit game was in mid-March. Just wanted to make sure all of you are doing okay or at least keeping your head above water like I am. Hopefully our game will be back as we know it but I have a feeling we still have another 4-5 months of what will tomorrow bring. Check in to say hi, gives us an update or just say Go Wings.  You are missed.
Tags: Sport, Detroit, AKA Wings


Clippers’ Marcus Morris produces and plays instigator in opening round of playoffs

When fans think back on Marcus Morris Sr.’s role in the Clippers’ Western Conference first-round series win against the Dallas Mavericks, the first thing that comes to mind likely will be his Game 6 ejection, the result of his chop to the back of Luka Doncic’s neck as Morris defended his drive to the basket. And then they’ll probably recall the debate about whether Morris did or didn’t intentionally step on Doncic’s sprained left foot in Game 5 — Morris, let’s not forget, says no way was it purp...
Tags: Sports, Dallas Mavericks, Sport, Soccer, Nba, Dallas, Jackson, Reggie Jackson, Detroit, Rivers, Marcus, Paul George, George, Nuggets, Morris, Mavericks


Getting to the heart of America’s racial discord

America was already in the middle of an unprecedented crisis. Tensions were high. Millions were desperate for work. Then, as the heat of summer settled over the country, the simmering racial cauldron boiled over. America in 2020? Yes, but this was also America in 1943. The past is indeed prologue. While our soldiers fought their way across North Africa and island hopped in the South Pacific, the home front exploded in violence. For three days in June of 1943, African Americans and White American...
Tags: Opinion, Sacramento, America, Los Angeles, Sport, Joe Biden, Soccer, Army, Lincoln, South Pacific, Ferguson Missouri, Vietnam, Boston Red Sox, Detroit, Jim Crow, Harlem


Whicker: Clippers and Marcus Morris roll on, without apology

Los Angeles Clippers’ Marcus Morris Sr. (31) is ejected from the game after a flagrant foul on Dallas Mavericks’ Luka Doncic during the first half of an NBA first round playoff game Sunday, Aug. 30, 2020, in Lake Buena Vista, Fla. (AP Photo/Ashley Landis) Dallas Mavericks’ Luka Doncic (77) argues with players after being fouled by Los Angeles Clippers’ Marcus Morris Sr. during the first half of an NBA first round playoff game Sunday, Aug. 30, 2020, in Lake Buena Vista, Fla. (AP Photo/Ashley L...
Tags: Sports, Dallas Mavericks, Los Angeles, Sport, Soccer, Nba, Dallas, Philadelphia, Jackson, Reggie Jackson, Detroit, Black Lives Matter, Los Angeles Clippers, Milwaukee Bucks, Marcus, Chadwick Boseman


As COVID rages, US economy struggles to sustain a recovery

By PAUL WISEMAN | AP Economics Writer WASHINGTON — Home sales are booming. Stocks are setting record highs. Industrial production is clambering out of the ditch it fell into early this year. And yet the U.S. economy is nowhere close to regaining the health it achieved, with low unemployment, free-spending consumers and booming travel, before the coronavirus paralyzed the country in March. Not while the viral outbreak still rages and Congress remains deadlocked over providing more relief to tens ...
Tags: Business, Texas, News, Congress, California, Washington, Boston, US, Sport, Economy, West, Soccer, Connecticut, Federal Reserve, Donald Trump, Detroit


Revisiting the Red Wings’ 1983 Draft

The 1983 NHL Entry Draft is one of the most fascinating in history. From this class, 113 players reached the NHL (46.7 percent) and won 21 Stanley Cups, and four players made the Hockey Hall of Fame. The Detroit Red Wings made out reasonably in this draft. They were in the midst of their “Dead Wings” era, with only two playoff appearances between 1967-83. But on June 8, 1983, the franchise changed forever. We begin with first-round selection, future captain, and current general manager Stev...
Tags: Sport, Canada, Rangers, Detroit Red Wings, AHL, Hockey, NHL, Detroit, Calgary Flames, Edmonton, New York Rangers, New York Islanders, Mike, Edmonton Oilers, Steve Yzerman, Oilers


They Wore It Once: Ducks Players and Their Unique Numbers

The Anaheim Ducks have had several iconic sweater numbers throughout their 26-year history. At the top of that list are Paul Kariya, Teemu Selanne and Scott Niedermayer, with their numbers, 8, 9 and 27 respectively, retired by the franchise. You can expect a few more names to be added to that list in the future, with Ducks fans clamoring for the likes of Jean-Sebastien Giguere to be added and the eventual additions of Ryan Getzlaf’s number 15 and Corey Perry’s number 10. Related: Anaheim Duc...
Tags: Europe, Florida, Sweden, Minnesota, Russia, Sport, Chicago, Austria, Arizona, San Diego, Detroit Red Wings, AHL, Hockey, NHL, Orange County, Detroit


Mike Green Plans To Retire

from Tarik El-Bashir of The Athletic, It’s over and out for Mike “Game Over” Green, the high-scoring defenseman who set records and electrified crowds in Washington during the Capitals’ “Rock the Red” rise. Green told The Athletic, in an exclusive interview via phone from his home in suburban Calgary this week, that he intends to retire after a 15-year career that also made stops in Detroit and, briefly, Edmonton. At 34 years old, Green is healthy and still has some hockey left in...
Tags: Washington, Sport, Green, NHL, Detroit, Calgary, Edmonton, Tarik El Bashir, The Athletic, Capitals Rock


Wings Sign Robby Fabbri To A Two-Year Contract Extension

DETROIT - The Detroit Red Wings today signed forward Robby Fabbri to a two-year contract extension. Fabbri, 24, was acquired in a trade with the St. Louis Blues on Nov. 6, 2019 in exchange for center Jacob de la Rose and logged 31 points (14-17-31) and 18 penalty minutes in 17:16 average ice time over 52 games for Detroit. He notched six multi-point games since the acquisition, including a two-goal game in his Red Wings debut on Nov. 8 to become the seventh player in franchise history...
Tags: Sport, Detroit Red Wings, NHL, St Louis, Detroit, Red Wings, St Louis Blues, Robby Fabbri, Jacob de la Rose, Fabbri, Detroit He, Mississauga Ontario Fabbri


Whicker: Lakers’ substance is outweighing the Blazers’ style

Los Angeles Lakers forward LeBron James (23) is defended by Portland Trail Blazers forward Carmelo Anthony during the first half of Game 3 of an NBA basketball first-round playoff series, Saturday, Aug. 22, 2020, in Lake Buena Vista, Fla. (Kim Klement/Pool Photo via AP) Los Angeles Lakers forward LeBron James (23) is helped off the floor by teammates during the first half of an NBA basketball first round playoff game against the Portland Trail Blazers, Saturday, Aug. 22, 2020, in Lake Buena V...
Tags: Sports, Sport, David, Soccer, Portland, Davis, Nba, New Orleans, Ncaa, Lebron James, Anthony Davis, Syracuse, Detroit, Los-angeles-lakers, Alex, Rajon Rondo


Out Of Respect For Vartan Kupelian

Some of you may remember the name of Vartan Kupelian, once a beat writer for the Wings.  He passed away today at the age of 73. (We shared the same Armenian background and we discussed just that about 10 years ago when I introduced myself to him at a local event.) Welcome back to Throwback Thursday, where we comb the THN archives to bring you something from our past. This week in honor of Joe Louis Arena closing this weekend, a look back at when they said goodbye to their previous hom...
Tags: Sport, Wings, Montreal, Detroit, Olympia, Tony, Red Wings, Joe Louis Arena, Joe Louis, St Louis Blues It, Tony Leswick, Vartan Kupelian, Detroit Olympia Olympia, Black Jack Stewart the Hockey Hall of Fame


Rams DT Michael Brockers happy to be back in pads

THOUSAND OAKS — The annual head-count of players at the first Rams training-camp session open to reporters turned up little immediate reason to worry, with only one starter sitting out Tuesday’s beginning of padded practices, and that because of an injury described as minor. One relief was seeing Michael Brockers looking completely healthy. “I feel like a baby in water a little bit, man, just putting these pads on for the first time in (eight) months,” said Brockers, his way with words intact as...
Tags: Hbo, Sports, Alabama, NFL, Sport, Soccer, Dallas Cowboys, Arizona Cardinals, Detroit, Baltimore, Rapp, Ravens, Inglewood, Robinson, Los-angeles-rams, Rams


Video- It’s Another Mock Draft

Sam Cosentino & Jeff Marek of Sportsnet talk mock draft.  Detroit talk starts at the 10 minute mark and Cole Perfetti's name is mentioned.  
Tags: Sport, Detroit, Cole Perfetti, Sam Cosentino Jeff Marek


Will Cleveland's season unravel over pitchers breaking COVID protocol?

If you only looked at the AL Central standings to inform you of how things are going in the division, you would see a pretty predictable picture even in the midst of an unpredictable season. The Twins are 14-8 after 22 games, leading the way in this shortened 60-game season. Cleveland is one game behind at 13-9, while an improving Chicago squad is 11-11. Detroit and Kansas City are below .500 and likely to fall even lower. Cleveland's record includes a weekend sweep of Detroit, which would furth...
Tags: Chicago, Mlb, Espn, Kansas City, Cleveland, Detroit, Twins, Carrasco, Clevinger, Jeff Passan, Passan, Mike Clevinger, Plesac, Zach Plesac, ShortstopFrancisco Lindor


How Los Angeles icons Angelyne and Joan Didion connect in ‘City at the Edge of Forever’

In “California Rolls,” one of the 11 essays in Peter Lunenfeld’s engaging new book about Los Angeles, “City at the Edge of Forever,” the author merges his thoughts on Joan Didion, Angelyne, Corvettes and sushi like a series of seamless lane changes through LA’s streets. In these essays, Lunenfeld, vice chair of UCLA’s Design Media Arts department, takes a deep look into the sprawling city’s history, lore, literature, architecture and design. And, of course, its transportation. “I really was inte...
Tags: Books, California, La, Los Angeles, Sport, Things To Do, Soccer, Cameron, Hugh Hefner, Joan Didion, Stingray, Charles Manson, Pasadena, Detroit, Walt Disney, Malibu


Deatrick Nicols Cornerback Signs With Dolphins

Dinson originally entered the NFL as an undrafted college free agent with Detroit on May 1, 2020. He was a three-year starter (2017-19) at Auburn, where he played in 48 career games, totaling 214 tackles (129 solo) and four interceptions.
Tags: News, NFL, Auburn, Detroit, Dinson, Deatrick Nicols Cornerback Signs With Dolphins


A Look Back at the Sharks’ 2013 Draft Class

One of the unfortunate aspects of the NHL Draft is that not every pick is guaranteed to make it to the NHL. It all depends on how well the players selected by general managers end up developing. However, the San Jose Sharks came out of their 2013 draft quite poorly – to this day, only one of their picks from that draft class, Mirco Mueller, has played an NHL game. Today, we’ll take a look at the players the Sharks selected in the 2013 draft, where they are now, and which notable players were sel...
Tags: Sweden, Minnesota, Sport, Switzerland, Wisconsin, Ncaa, AHL, Hockey, NHL, Jackson, North America, Detroit, San Jose Sharks, Sharks, Quebec, Michael


Kings Once Again Seek Answers After Missing Playoffs

SACRAMENTO (CBS13) – All the momentum the Sacramento Kings had when the NBA season shut down in March disappeared when they arrived in the bubble. The disappointing performance in Florida has left the Kings on the outside of the playoffs for the 14th straight season. That’s the longest active drought in the NBA and led to change in the front office with Vlade Divac stepping down as general manager. “I feel like you’re always trying to play your best basketball late into March and April and I tho...
Tags: Florida, Sports, Sacramento Kings, DeMarcus Cousins, Sacramento, Los Angeles, Fox, Basketball, Kings, Nba, Detroit, Clippers, Alex Len, Vlade Divac, Luke Walton, Giles


Southern California ranked as bad place to be a renter

Southern California cities got poor grades in one national “best places to rent” study. Of the 15 cities in Los Angeles, Orange, Riverside and San Bernardino counties ranked by WalletHub, Irvine scored best (No. 30 out of 182 places studied) and San Bernardino got the lowest grade (11th worst). The financial information site ranked large U.S. cities for qualities most appealing to renters. Using economic, housing, demographic, safety and health data, WalletHub weighed a rental market’s value in ...
Tags: Business, Real Estate, California, Housing, Los Angeles, Sport, Soccer, Glendale, South Dakota, Rent, Detroit, Ontario, San Bernardino, State, Moreno Valley, Huntington Beach


Limited Edition U.S.-made Schwinn Collegiate available now – but only 50 bikes at a time!

Are you waiting on the return of the U.S.-made Schwinn Collegiate? You may have read recently that the Collegiate is being reborn as a limited edition bike to celebrate Schwinn’s 125th anniversary. They’re also being made in Detroit, Michigan by Detroit Bikes. And they’re available now… sort of. Limited to just 500 bikes, the Collegiate […] The post Limited Edition U.S.-made Schwinn Collegiate available now – but only 50 bikes at a time! appeared first on Bikerumor.
Tags: Sport, Cycling, Detroit, Commuter, Detroit Michigan, Schwinn, Schwinn Collegiate



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