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5 Championships That Didn’t Live Up To The Hype

Martin Kaymer captured the US Open by eight strokes, posting a nine-under 271 for the tournament, and the San Antonio Spurs closed out the Miami Heat in five games to end a substandard Finals round […]

KHTK Sports 1140–06/16/2014

OAKLAND, CA - MAY 29:  Rick Porcello #21 of the Detroit Tigers pitches against the Oakland Athletics in the bottom of the first inning at O.co Coliseum on May 29, 2014 in Oakland, California.  (Photo by Thearon W. Henderson/Getty Images)

Porcello Earns Eighth W, Tigers Top A’s 5-4

Miguel Cabrera hit a go-ahead sacrifice fly in the fifth to back Rick Porcello’s eighth victory, and the Detroit Tigers beat the Oakland Athletics 5-4 on Thursday for a split of the four-game series between […]

KHTK Sports 1140–05/29/2014

OAKLAND, CA - MAY 28:  Josh Donaldson #20 of the Oakland Athletics is met at home plate by teammates after hitting a three-run walk off homer to defeat the Detroit Tigers 3-1 at O.co Coliseum on May 28, 2014 in Oakland, California.  (Photo by Thearon W. Henderson/Getty Images)

A’s Top Tigers On Donaldson’s Walkoff Blast

After being shut down by Anibal Sanchez all night, the Oakland Athletics were happy to finally get a chance at Detroit’s bullpen in the ninth. Josh Donaldson hit a game-ending three-run homer off Joe Nathan […]

KHTK Sports 1140–05/29/2014

Josh Donaldson (Photo by Scott Halleran/Getty Images)

Ken Korach: Josh Donaldson Deserves All-Star Nod

Ken Korach, radio play by play announcer for the Oakland A’s, joined us today. He discussed the play of Josh Donaldson and the fact that he is playing like an All Star. Discussed the A’s […]

KHTK Sports 1140–05/28/2014

OAKLAND, CA - MAY 27:  Torii Hunter #48 and Miguel Cabrera #24 of the Detroit Tigers celebrates after Hunter hit a solo home run in the top of the seventh inning against the Oakland Athletics at O.co Coliseum on May 27, 2014 in Oakland, California.  (Photo by Thearon W. Henderson/Getty Images)

Tigers Top A’s 6-5 To Stop 3-Game Skid

Pinch-runner Rajai Davis’s decision to steal third base just as Oakland catcher Derek Norris was throwing the ball back to the pitcher caught most everyone by surprise – including several of his Detroit teammates. Tigers […]

KHTK Sports 1140–05/28/2014

OAKLAND, CA - MAY 26:  Kyle Blanks #88 of the Oakland Athletics is congratulated by third base coach Mike Gallego #2 after hitting a home run off of Drew Smyly #33 of the Detroit Tigers (not pictured) during the second inning at O.co Coliseum on May 26, 2014 in Oakland, California. (Photo by Jason O. Watson/Getty Images)

A’s Hit 5 Homers In 10-0 Win Over Tigers

Athletics manager Bob Melvin issued a pregame message to his slumping team to grind out at-bats rather look for home runs. Fortunately for the A’s, the players didn’t exactly follow that advice. Kyle Blanks homered […]

KHTK Sports 1140–05/27/2014

AS VEGAS, NV - APRIL 06: Singer Frankie Ballard attends the 49th Annual Academy Of Country Music Awards at the MGM Grand Garden Arena on April 6, 2014 in Las Vegas, Nevada.

Musicians + Sports: Frankie Ballard On Baseball And The Detroit Tigers’ World Series Aspirations

“I probably would have never made it through college without baseball, so I’m thankful for that. I really am proud that I got to play on that level.”

05/02/2014

BOSTON, MA - OCTOBER 13: Drew Smyly #33 of the Detroit Tigers pitches against the Boston Red Sox during Game Two of the American League Championship Series at Fenway Park on October 13, 2013 in Boston, Massachusetts.

Drew Smyly Cements Tigers’ Rotation As Lone Lefty

Drew Smyly, a strong setup man in the Tigers’ bullpen, moves back into the starting rotation.

03/11/2014

Justin Verlander (Photo by Jamie Squire/Getty Images)

Tigers Ace Verlander Has Core Muscle Repair Surgery

Tigers ace Justin Verlander underwent muscle repair surgery Thursday after injuring himself last month during offseason conditioning. Dr. Bill Meyers in Philadelphia performed the operation on Verlander, who is expected to need six weeks of […]

KHTK Sports 1140–01/10/2014

OAKLAND, CA - OCTOBER 06: Wide receiver Rod Streater #80 of the Oakland Raiders picks up 8 yards and a first down against cornerback Derek Cox #22 of the San Diego Chargers in the first quarter on October 06, 2013 at O.co Coliseum in Oakland, California. The Raiders won 27-17. (Photo by Brian Bahr/Getty Images)

Raiders Can Play Spoiler For Chargers’ Playoff Hopes On Sunday

The underachieving San Diego Chargers are 7-7 and just one game out of a postseason slot in the AFC hierarchy, so when the Oakland Raiders travel south this weekend, they have a chance to bury the Bolts in 2013.

12/17/2013

(Photo by J. Meric/Getty Images)

Tigers, Rangers Swap All-Stars In Blockbuster Trade

DETROIT (AP) Less than two years after boldly signing Prince Fielder to a $214 million contract, the Detroit Tigers traded the slugging first baseman to Texas in another blockbuster move. Fielder was dealt to the […]

KHTK Sports 1140–11/21/2013

Andrew McCutchen (Tom Pennington/Getty Images)

Cabrera AL MVP Again, McCutchen Wins In NL

NEW YORK (AP) Pittsburgh Pirates center fielder Andrew McCutchen and Detroit Tigers slugger Miguel Cabrera both coasted Thursday to Most Valuable Player awards. McCutchen won the National League honor by a surprisingly wide margin after […]

KHTK Sports 1140–11/14/2013

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