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Doug Fister

The Daily Vibe – A Roundup of the Day’s Detroit Sports Stories for June 16, 2012

Tigers option Casey Crosby, Matt Young to Triple-A Toledo, recall Thad Weber and activate Doug Fister from DL (MLive)

Jim Leyland uncertain about Alex Avila, targeting return next weekend (MLive)

Jim Leyland on injured outfielder Andy Dirks: ‘He’s not doing too good’ (MLive)

Former U-M Great, Heisman Runner-up Bob Chappuis Passes Away (MGoBlue.com)

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Jake Thompson

The Daily Vibe – June 6, 2012

Tigers Select Jake Thompson with 91st pick in MLB draft (Bless You Boys)

Tigers Select Austin Schotts with 121st pick in MLB draft (Bless You Boys)

Former Red Wings draft pick Bryan Rufenach dies (FOX News)

Prince Fielder leads first basemen in All-Star voting; Miguel Cabrera ranks second at third base (MLive)

Lions release rookie receiver Jared Karstetter (MLive)

Victor Martinez scheduled for MRI in late June, will determine timetable for return (MLive)

Gunther Cunningham vows to help Lions DT Nick Fairley (Detroit News)

Lions plan to move Ndamukong Suh around a bit more (Detroit Free Press)

Andrew Maxwell healthy, back working with teammates (MLive)

Ashlee Palmer back in Lions’ linebacker mix after offseason setback (Detroit News)

Cleary, Helm on the mend: Red Wings’ forwards should be ready for start of training camp (NHL.com)

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Orlando Woolridge

The Daily Vibe – June 2, 2012

Former Piston Orlando Woolridge dies at 52 from chronic heart condition (WXYZ)

Report: Triple-A Toledo’s Matt Young removed from game; on verge of being called up? (MLive)

Bill Ford, on Lions’ off-field problems: ‘There are some conversations taking place right now’ (Detroit Free Press)

Darren Helm healing nicely and had contraption attached to his right hand and arm removed Wednesday (FOX Sports Detroit)

Ex-Detroit Lions receiver Charles Rogers’ trial date set on misdemeanor charges (MLive)

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Will Bynum

The Daily Vibe – March 5, 2012

NBA Trade Rumors: Lakers interested in Will Bynum (Detroit Bad Boys)

Vernon Macklin waiting (in)patiently for his opportunity (Detroit Bad Boys)

Jimmy Howard will not make the trip to Philly. Jordan Pearce has been called up to back up Joey MacDonald Tuesday (John Keating on Twitter)

Detroit Tigers reliever Matt Hoffman’s knee swollen, bruised from line drive (MLive)

Snapshot Of Players The Lions Met With At NFL Combine (Pride of Detroit)

Former Lion John Panelli dead at 85 (FOX Sports Detroit)

Red Wings have recalled Doug Janik, Chris Conner and Jordan Pearce (Detroit Sports Nation on Twitter)

Trey Burke Shares Big Ten Freshman of the Week Award for Seventh Honor (MGoBlue.com)

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Hall-of-Fame manager Sparky Anderson dies

Sparky Anderson who managed three teams to World Series championships died today at the age of 76.

A family spokesman said Anderson died from complications from dementia.

Anderson managed the famed “Big Red Machine” Cincinnati Reds teams to World Championships in 1975 and ’76 and the Detroit Tigers to a title in 1984.

He was the first manager to win World Series in both leagues and has the 8th most wins in major league history. He was elected to the baseball Hall of Fame in 2000.