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Fowling RaySchmidt

What began by accident at a tailgate in 2001 has recently become a favorite pastime around these parts. We’re talking about the sport of fowling (pronounced FOH-ling). It combines elements of football, bowling and horseshoes — and no, you don’t have to be an athlete to play.


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PAWS DetroitTigers

Meet PAWS, Detroit’s very own feline fanatic and official mascot of the Detroit Tigers. We chatted with PAWS to get his take on our Tigers, and to see what he’s up to in The D, on and off the field.


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Take5 JeremyAbbott

He’s a four-time U.S. national champion and Olympic bronze medalist; a talented figure skater with a big heart for Detroit. Shortly after winning the bronze for Team USA at the Sochi 2014 Winter Olympics, and while on tour for Stars on Ice, we met up with Jeremy Abbott to get his take on his big win, training and hanging out in Detroit.


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 tigers by kathi horste
International Tiger Day is celebrated July 29 to raise awareness for conservation. But to Detroiters, Tiger Day pays homage to something other than the fearsome cat. We’ve got our own pack of fearsome Tigers, and this is your chance to show off your pride. There are so many ways to celebrate Tiger Day; you may as well make a whole week of it.


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AprilintheD VitoPalmisano

There’s no time in Detroit quite like when April rolls around each spring and sports fans celebrate the collision of hockey, basketball and baseball seasons. Here’s a quick rundown of Detroit sports and ways you can get in the spirit of April in the D.


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