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Tigers Fire Pitching Coach Chris Bosio For Insensitive Comment « Detroit News Watch

Ryan Mayer Detroit (CBS Local)- The Detroit Tigers have fired pitching coach Chris Bosio for directing insensitive comments towards an employee of the organization, which violated team policy. The team released a statement on their website Wednesday night. “Effective immediately, the Detroit Tigers have terminated the contract of pitching coach Chris Bosio for his insensitive comments that violated Club policy ...

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Baseball And More Baseball « Detroit News Watch

Minnesota Twins vs. Chicago CubsFriday, June 29, 2018, 5:05 pm ET CHICAGO CUBS -120 In his six starts, Mike Montgomery has allowed more than one run just once, and has gone six innings in all but one game. He’ll face a Twins lineup that is hitting .233 against lefties, is .228 on the road all season and has actually gotten ...

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Tigers Fire Pitching Coach For Insensitive Comments « Detroit News Watch

DETROIT (AP) — The Detroit Tigers fired pitching coach Chris Bosio, saying he made insensitive comments to another employee of the team. “I have to take seriously what the comments were,” Tigers general manager Al Avila said, declining to give details. “And, the action we took was appropriate.” The Tigers promoted bullpen coach Rick Anderson to replace Bosio. Roving pitching ...

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Chinese Court Hands US Football Coach 4-Year Prison Sentence For Bar Fight « Detroit News Watch

BEIJING (AP) — A Chinese court sentenced former American football player Wendell Brown to four years in prison Thursday for being involved in a bar fight, a punishment his lawyer and an activist called excessive. Brown, a native of Detroit who played for Ball State University in Indiana, had been teaching American football in southwest China when he was arrested ...

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NFL Players Donate Time, Money To Help Immigrants, Haitian Children « Detroit News Watch

Ryan Mayer Lost in the rhetoric and conversation surrounding the NFL’s stance on player’s protests is the great work that many players do within their communities and for those less fortunate than them. Recently, a couple of players provided a reminder and example of those good works. First, there was Washington Redskins cornerback Josh Norman who, according to the Washington ...

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Top 10 NBA Free Agents To Watch « Detroit News Watch

By Norm Elrod So much of the NBA free agency talk seems to focus on LeBron James, and for good reason. When the best player in the league is available — who can elevate any team to conference contender — every front office at least runs the numbers. But this NBA free agency season offers plenty of talent beyond LeBron, ...

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