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In Play! is a digital sports magazine covering the Detroit Red Wings, Tigers, Lions and Pistons. We also provide extensive coverage of Windsor sports teams such as the CHL Memorial Cup Champ Windsor Spitfires and the Plymouth Whalers.

RIP. Former Red Wing, Maple Leaf and HHOF Pronovost dies at 84

Marcel Pronovost, a Hockey Hall of Fame member who won the Stanley Cup five times as a player and three times as a scout, died Sunday. He was 84 years old.

Pronovost had 345 points in 1,206 games in 21 seasons as a defenseman with the Red Wings and Toronto Maple Leafs.

He won the Cup for the first time before he played a regular-season game. The Red Wings recalled him from their minor-league affiliate in Omaha during the 1950 Stanley Cup Playoffs to fill in when Red Kelly was moved from defense to forward to replace an injured Gordie Howe. Pronovost had one point in nine games as the Red Wings beat the Maple Leafs in the semifinals and the New York Rangers in the Cup Final. – In Play! Magazine News – Views.

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Miguel Cabrera in a Red Wings Jersey

Miguel Cabrera at Game Four Detroit Red Wings vs Tampa Bay Lightning and other photos – Detroit Tigers Baseball.

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Detroit Lions 2015 Schedule

The Detroit Lions announced their full 2015 season schedule today, which includes a franchise-record six nationally televised games and four games in prime time. Detroit will open the season on the road against the San Diego Chargers in Week 1 (Sunday, September 13) and begin the team’s slate of home games with a Week 3 matchup vs. the Denver Broncos (Sunday, September 27) on NBC’s Sunday Night Football. – Detroit Lions.

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In Play! Magazine is giving away five pair of weekend passes including Paddock Passes that give you access to the garage area up close with the drivers and pit crew working on the cars.


Each prize pack has a retail value of $310.00.


See website for rules. Contest open until May 22 – Sports Contests Windsor Detroit In Play! Magazine.

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by Sherri Breaton

It was the race that never ends. It just went on and on my friends. After nine hours, four rain delays and eleven additional laps of racing, Matt Kenseth finally brought an end to a 51 race drought for the driver of the #20 Dollar General Toyota at the Food City 500 in Bristol Tennessee.

Continue reading – NASCAR.

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Edmonton Oilers Win 2015 NHL Draft Lottery – Pick First

The Edmonton Oilers won the 2015 NHL Draft Lottery and earned the first drafting position for the First Round of the 2015 NHL Draft.

This will be the fourth time the Oilers have selected first overall, after drafting Taylor Hall (2010), Ryan Nugent-Hopkins (2011) and Nail Yakupov (2012) in consecutive years.

The order of selection for the first 14 drafting positions in the First Round, only, of the 2015 NHL Draft is as follows:

1. Edmonton Oilers

2. Buffalo Sabres

3. Arizona Coyotes

In Play! Magazine News – Views.

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Detroit Tigers first baseman Miguel Cabrera has been named the American League Player of the Week for the period ending April 12th. The announcement was made earlier today on MLB Network. – Detroit Tigers Baseball.

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