Daily Archives: October 20, 2018

Don’t Eat Deer From Near Former Wurtsmith Air Base « Detroit News Watch

OSCODA TOWNSHIP, Mich. (AP) Officials are urging people not to eat deer from near a marsh that borders a former military base in Michigan’s northern Lower Peninsula due to potential contamination. AFP PHOTO/Mandel NGAN (Photo credit should read MANDEL NGAN/AFP/Getty Images) The departments of Health and Human Services and Natural Resources announced the advisory Friday after a deer about 2 ...

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WNBA Star Brittney Griner Airs Grievances With League Salaries On Instagram « Detroit News Watch

Ryan Mayer Thursday, the president of the NBA’s G-League, Malcolm Turner, told ESPN that the league will begin offering “Select Contracts” worth $125,000 to elite high school prospects as an alternative to college basketball beginning in the summer of 2019. The news was well received by most as another option for high school athletes who aren’t yet eligible to play ...

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Who’s Hockey’s Best? McDavid, Matthews, Crosby Stir Debate « Detroit News Watch

TORONTO (AP)  Connor McDavid or Auston Matthews? Auston Matthews or Connor McDavid? (Photo by Bruce Bennett/Getty Images) With debate ramping up about which player sits atop hockey’s throne — after some remarkable early performances — Maple Leafs coach Mike Babcock’s goes in a different direction — Sidney Crosby. “This is what I think,” Babcock began as he made his case ...

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How Concerned Should MLB Be About LCS Ratings? « Detroit News Watch

Ryan Mayer Baseball’s league championship series in both league’s have provided plenty of late-game controversy and heroics. In the NLCS, Dodgers shortstop Manny Machado was accused of being a “dirty player” by members of the Brewers after stepping on first baseman Jesus Aguilar’s foot in Game 4. Over in the A.L., the Astros and their fans were upset over a ...

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