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CBS Sports Network Set To Premiere “Althea & Arthur” Documentary In Celebration Of Black History Month – Detroit News Watch

(CBS NY/CBS Local) Arthur Ashe and Althea Gibson are two legends of the sport of tennis. As the first black athletes to cross the color barrier in international tennis, Ashe and Gibson helped to inspire generations of young athletes after them to get involved in the sport. However, while Ashe’s name is well known the world over for his contributions ...

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Lions Sign LB Steve Longa, DE Mitchell Loewen – Detroit News Watch

The Detroit Lions have signed linebacker Steve Longa and defensive end Mitchell Loewen. Detroit made the moves Monday before coach Matt Patricia and team executives answered questions from season-ticket holders at Ford Field. Longa had a season-ending knee injury last year during the preseason after being a key player on special teams for the Lions in 2017. Longa played in ...

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Who, What, When – Detroit News Watch

By Norm Elrod (CBS LA/CBS Local) — The NBA All-Star Weekend lands on the calendar in mid-February every year, about two-thirds of the way through the regular season. It brings together the League’s biggest stars for a weekend of events to celebrate the game of basketball. And much of the festivities, from the Slam Dunk Contest to the Three-Point Contest, ...

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NASCAR Tosses 3 Car Chiefs Before Daytona 500 – Detroit News Watch

NASCAR has ejected the car chiefs for Chase Elliott, Ty Dillon, and Austin Dillon through the Daytona 500 for repeated inspection failures before qualifying for the race. DAYTONA BEACH, FL – FEBRUARY 09: Chase Elliott, driver of the #9 NAPA Auto Parts Chevrolet, during practice for the Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series 61st Annual Daytona 500 at Daytona International Speedway ...

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