The Detroit Tigers retooled this winter. Free agents M Scherzer and T Hunter are on other teams. Y Cespedes is the newest Tiger star in a trade for R Porcello.The Tigers also picked up a couple other proven pitchers. The bullpen has been reworked as they proved what they had was not good enough to win a World Series.
Jimmy Walker holds the top spot in the FedEx cup race after 9 events for the 14-15 season. While Rory Mcilroy remains the number one golfer in the world.
Antoine Laumet De La Mothe Cadillac, who founded Detroit, died in his native France on Oct 15, 1730, at the age of 72.
Shortly before the turn of the 18th Century , he convinced King Louis XIV to let him build a fort on the strait DeTroit between lakes Erie and Huron to protect French interests in the New World from the British. He was give $12000 in modern day dollars and began to buid the settlement on July 24th, 1701.
Cadillac's idea to get Detroit to grow was to attract the local indians, which he did by trading them alcohol for animal skins. Cadillac and his wife had 13 children. In 1710 Cadillac was relieved of his duties in Detroit and was made governor of Louisiana.
The Detroit Lions finished the regular season with an 11-4 record and lost in the first round of the playoffs 24-20 to the Dallas Cowboys on a controversial call that went against the Lions. The 2015 season can't come soon enough for Lions fans.
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Kevin Harvick won NASCARS championship at Homesteads racetrack by winning the race and finishing in front of the other 3 contenders. Ryan Newman, Denny Hamlin, and Joey Logano.