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The Palace of Auburn Hills, home of the three-time NBA champion Detroit Pistons, is the No. 1 venue in metro Detroit for hoops and has remained one of the most state-of-the-art arenas in the world since its inception in 1988. This winter will present numerous opportunities for you to experience the electricity of a basketball game at The Palace. Here’s a list of the best upcoming action on the court:

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Not many of us greet the New Year with the satisfaction of having dropped a few pounds over the holiday. But there are plenty of ways to curb those cocktail calories and cookie pounds if you’re staying in Detroit. Go for a hotel with a state-of-the-art fitness center, or check out a drop-in class in one of the city’s many gyms and studios. Why not get a head start on that New Year’s resolution?

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Detroit is one heck of a sports town. We have long traditions (did you know the Detroit Tigers as a club are older than the New York Yankees?) and loyal fans who stick with our teams through thick and thin, making for fun experiences you’re going to want to be a part of when you visit.

Whether it’s the Tigers, Lions, Wings or Pistons you're cheering on, there’s some must-have sports gear, “battle gear,” if you will, that Detroiters should collect or adorn themselves with. Here are our 10 collector's item suggestions:

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From golf magazine rankings to People’s Choice Awards, Michigan is consistently named among the best places in the country to play golf. Here are a few metro Detroit courses that prove it.

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USA Volleyball

USA Volleyball is coming to Detroit. More than 5,000 athletes and coaches will descend upon the city May 18-27 for the organization’s annual meeting, the NORCEACA Men’s Champions Cup and the USA Volleyball Open National Championship.

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