BOSTON, MA - SEPTEMBER 28: Derek Jeter #2 of the New York Yankees speaks with David Ortiz #34 of the Boston Red Sox prior to the last game of the season at Fenway Park on September 28, 2014 in Boston, Massachusetts.  (Photo by Al Bello/Getty Images)

MLB Farewell Tour: David Ortiz vs Derek Jeter

Two years ago, future Hall of Famer Derek Jeter was making his final appearances at MLB stadiums across the nation. Fans far and wide were lining up at the gates of each American League ballpark and a handful of National League stadiums to see the career-long Yankee shortstop play in that particular city one final […]

MLB Playoff Predictions 2016 : Detroit Tigers Odds

Can the Detroit Tigers still make the 2016 playoffs? After starting 2015 as the four-time defending American League Central champions, there were few teams in Major League Baseball who ended the season more disappointed than the Detroit Tigers. A blistering start to the campaign saw them go 11-2. the Tigers were tied for first place […]

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Rod Allen Drinking Game 2016

The Rod Allen Drinking Game was originally created by Big Al at the now-defunct Wayne Fontes Experience and has since been updated over the years by D4L (and one year at Walk Off Woodward).  It has officially become cemented as a drunken-staple in the Detroit sports community.  And it’s not just a brainless, alcoholic’s activity, either — there are things […]

VIDEO: Ben Verlander takes Justin Verlander deep

April Fools! Despite it being the year 2016, a day and age when we can see just about anything, including Justin Verlander’s bare ass, there’s no freakin’ video of Ben Verlander’s first ever plate appearance against his big brother, MLB Cy Young and MVP. So we’re left to imagine what that video would look like […]

Calvin Johnson retires

Detroit4lyfe heard from its reliable and never wrong anonymous sources weeks ago after Megatron released that statement at the request of the Lions that his mind was already made up and he was for sure, without a doubt retiring and already at peace with the decision, but we decided to sit on it (Manetti), hoping/praying that the Lions […]

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Red Wings win Stadium Series game at Colorado Avalanche

Here are the highlights from the Red Wings’ 5-3 win in the latest Stadium Series game, this one played at the beautiful Coors Field just under the mile high marker in Denver, CO. Those white gloves are the white baseball cleats of hockey. Gorgeous looking. The Red Wings may have lost the alumni game the […]

Detroit4lyfe’s Daily 4 for you a.k.a. Detroit4links a.k.a. YOU SHOULD READ THIS

Detroit4lyfe has been around for a decade, so we’ve done some things here, including links posts. Here’s a new one: Four major Detroit sports stories/links you should probably check out. In no particular order: 1.  With Detroit Tigers Spring Training underway, Justin Verlander turned 33 on Saturday. There are a couple puff pieces you can read about […]


The State of the Blog

Dear Mitch, In case you haven’t noticed… This blog has been much like the Pontiac Silverdome in recent years, in ruins with the occasional random visitor. Its history is as rich as it is a current cesspool, waiting to be demolished. I’ve thought about it, destroying this blog. As is obvious, I ultimately err, er, decide to […]