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New NBPA Director Michele Roberts says that Billy Hunter didn’t understand who he worked for

As most of you already know, Michele Roberts made history when she became the new NBPA union director. Roberts, who has gained a lot of respect from her peers, has already been vocal about certain issues the players have with the owners. Roberts spoke to Chris Sheridan of Sheridan Hoops about issues regarding the age limit, max contracts and the potential lockout. But when Roberts was...
Via No Guts, No Glory
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Detroit Tigers offseason rumors: Alex Rios edition

Yesterday, Detroit Tigers GM Dave Dombrowski held his annually depressing ‘State of the Tigers’ postseason presser. Among the things mentioned were adding a left-handed hitter, a centerfielder, and improving the bench. Which of these categories does the recently ex-Texas Ranger Alex Rios fit into? Well, none of them of course. But that doesn’t mean he’s not worth considering...
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Torii Hunter would put off retirement for the Tigers

After briefly contemplating retirement after the Tigers’ early postseason exit, veteran outfielder Torii Hunter looks like he may be having second thoughts that is if he can return to Detroit. According to Jason Beck of, Hunter (39) who’s coming off a two-year, $26-million deal, said “If the Tigers want me back, we will work that out hopefully. Other than that, I’m...
Via The Majors Detroit
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Tigers Rumors: Torii Hunter considering retirement

The Detroit Tigers lost in three straight to the Baltimore Orioles in the ALDS to end their season. Although second in the Major Leagues in runs scored in the regular season, the Tigers scored just 10 in their three games against the Orioles. The end of the Tigers' season, may have also ended the career of 39-year old outfielder Torii Hunter, who is considering retirement.#456824860...
Via Sports Rumor Alert
9 days ago  |  Discuss

Hunter has enough left for one more season

Torii Hunter's not 29 any more, no matter how many times he cracks his smile, laughs his laugh and corrects you about his age. Thirty-nine, man? Who's 39? Not me. I'm 29. There a 39-year-old around here? Hey, Joe, how old are you? Somebody's looking for a 39-year-old around here. Not me. I'm 29. Hunter knows his age, of course. He's been playing professional...
Via Pro Sports Daily
10 days ago  |  Discuss

Tigers Rumors: Torii Hunter may retire

As 39-year-old Tigers outfielder Torii Hunter looks at free agency, he admits that retirement is an option for him, reports Jason Beck of Hunter's 18 seasons are studded with awards: nine Gold Gloves, two Silver Sluggers, five All-Star Games and a sprinkling of MVP votes. "I've thought about [retirement] a lot," Hunter said. "Just talk it over with...
Via Sports Rumor Alert
14 days ago  |  Discuss

Torii Hunter loves it when champagne drips all over his body — wait, what?

It got weird, didn’t it? video via MLIVE’s James Schmehl The Tigers can clinch the AL Central title for a fourth straight season on Friday night with a little help from their Windy City friends, which would result in the Tigers players celebrating and spilling champagne all over each other. Torii Hunter clearly cannot wait for this to happen. And if the White Sox do help the...
Via Bloguin Best
24 days ago  |  Discuss

Detroit Tigers: Is Torii Hunter Hall of Fame worthy?

It wasn’t too long ago that Detroit Tigers outfielder Torii Hunter was one of the best center fielders in baseball, at the plate and in the field. Hunter, now 39 years old, won nine-consecutive Gold Gloves from 2001-09, patrolling center field for the Minnesota Twins and Los Angeles Angels. He dominated the position for the good part of a decade. As Hunter plays in the final year...
July 22, 2014  |  Discuss

Tigers fan sacrifices popcorn to make great one-handed catch

Your browser does not support iframes.A Detroit Tigers fan sacrificed some of his popcorn while making a fantastic one-handed catch on a foul ball during Thursday's game against Kansas City.It happened in the top of the fifth as Royals batter Mike Moustakas hit a foul popup into the stands. The ball ricocheted off a cement wall in the back of one of the upper decks back down...
Via Holdout Sports
June 20, 2014  |  Discuss

Torii Hunter ‘kept performing’ while making love to wife despite leg cramp (vid)

Somehow, a conversation between Jim Rome and Torii Hunter about what the Detroit Tigers veteran thought about LeBron James pulling himself out of an NBA Finals game last week because of severe cramping took an unexpected, somewhat kinky turn. During an interview on “Jim Rome on Showtime” program,  Hunter’s thoughts on LeBron’s cramps spun wildly […] The post Torii Hunter...
Via Sportress of Blogitude
June 12, 2014  |  Discuss
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