Detroit Sports Links – Spring Training Is Here!

It’s no Ferrari 458 Italia, but Justin Verlander’s new Mercedes SLG will do the job quite nicely as well. I doubt that he’ll let his teammates eat in the passenger seat though.

Max Scherzer is looking to add a two-seam fastball to his arsenal, presumably to go along with his two-toned eyes. Or his new Twitter account. Take your pick.

Max Scherzer eyes

Not that we’re jealous or anything (we are), but TMZ caught an interview with Matthew Stafford at an airport last week.

Apparently Michigan’s John Beilein is a fan of the movie Tin Cup.

Despite what we really want (hint: it rhymes with Schmanthony Schmavis), Lawrence Frank reiterates that the Pistons aren’t going to tank this season.

The Red Wings placed goalie Ty Conklin on waivers yesterday, meaning that Joey MacDonald is in Detroit to stay after playing very well in relief for Jimmy Howard while he was injured. Also not staying in Detroit: prospect Max Nicastro, who was arrested on sexual assault charges.

Tampa Bay’s Sam Fuld resists the urge to compare his faceplant running out of the dugout after the Rays clinched their playoff berth last season to the Red Sox epic collapse in this very entertaining piece for Grantland, but I won’t.

I’d love to see a 3-year old kid interviewed about Jeremy Lin in New York, but nobody wants to hear a 3-year old dropping f-bombs left and right. [via The Basketball Jones]

If you like golf and have an extra $8,000 lying around, you might be interested in caddying for Natalie Gulbis for a round. Hell, you don’t even have to like golf, just blondes.

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