The Detroit Tigers are retooling this winter. Free agent pitcher J Zimmerman has been signed and ace reliever Francisco Rodriguez has been obtained in a trade. Also former Tiger Cameron Maybin is back to play in the outfield. The goal now is to win back the Central division from the Kansas City Royals.
Jordan Speith is the FedEx Cup Champ for the 2015 season. Expect a fantastic season in 2016 as Rory McCilroy and Jason Day challenge Jordan for the top spot.
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 need to win their final 5 games to have a shot at making the playoffs. With their 1-7 start they have to win their final 8 games to have that shot. They have won 3 in a row so far including a 45-14 romp over the Philadelphia Eagles on Thanksgiving Day.
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Kyle Busch won the 2015 Winston Cup Championship at Homestead's track. The final four eligible for the cup were Jeff Gordon, Kevin Harvick, Martin Truex Jr. and Kyle Busch.