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  • Red Wings Win 18th Straight Home Game

    Red Wings Win 18th Straight Home Game
    Detroit just cannot be beaten at home this season. Goals in the third period by Drew Miller and Henrik Zetterberg helped the Red Wings extend their home winning streak to 18 games in a 4-2 win over the Edmonton Oilers on Wednesday. It's been over...
  • Red Wings Tie NHL Record with 20th Straight Win at Home

    Red Wings Tie NHL Record with 20th Straight Win at Home
    The last time the Detroit Red Wings lost a home game, the Lions were 6-2 and the Pistons were stuck in a lockout with the rest of the NBA. What a record-tying streak it's been. Johan Franzen scored 52 seconds into the third period to break a tie and the...
  • Pavel Datsyuk Out At Least Two Weeks After Surgery

    Pavel Datsyuk Out At Least Two Weeks After Surgery
    There have been a few bumps in the road recently for the Detroit Red Wings, but the biggest yet came Tuesday. Star center Pavel Datsyuk -- who recently was ranked No. 1 in six different categories of an NHLPA/CBC players poll released this past weekend...
  • 5 Red Wings Score In 6-0 Shutout

    5 Red Wings Score In 6-0 Shutout
    Valterri Filppula had two goals and five different Red Wings scored in a 6-0 win over the Minnesota Wild at Joe Louis Arena Friday night. Brendan Smith, whose parents were in attendance at tonight's game, got to see his first NHL goal. Smith scored in...
  • Blackhawks' Toews sidelined at least 2 more games

    Blackhawks' Toews sidelined at least 2 more games
    DETROIT -- When the Chicago Blackhawks embarked on their current three-game road trip, coach Joel Quenneville was hopeful captain Jonathan Toews would be able to join the team at some point during the journey. That will not be the case as Quenneville...
  • William Lloyd "Little Willie" Adams, prominent venture capitalist

    William Lloyd "Little Willie" Adams, prominent venture capitalist
    William Lloyd "Little Willie" Adams, who went from being a numbers runner on the streets of Baltimore to the city's first prominent African-American venture capitalist, bankrolling numerous black-owned businesses such as Parks Sausage and Super Pride...
  • I met Joe Louis at Little Willie Adams' house

    I was sorry to hear that William Lloyd "Little Willie" Adams had passed away. Years ago, my friend Elliott Klupt, who lived next door to Mr. Adams, and I were invited over to meet Joe Louis, who was staying at his home before a fight. We were about 12...
  • Book Review: 'Wonder Girl: The Magnificent Sporting Life of Babe Didrikson Zaharias'

    Book Review: 'Wonder Girl: The Magnificent Sporting Life of Babe Didrikson Zaharias'
    Wonder Girl The Magnificent Sporting Life of Babe Didrikson Zaharias Don Van Natta Jr. Little, Brown: 404 pp., $27.99 So do you know who made the Top 10 when ESPN chose its 50 Greatest Athletes of the 20th Century? Here they are: (1) Michael Jordan....
  • Chris Brown's new concert tour will include an October date in Virginia Beach

    Chris Brown's new concert tour will include an October date in Virginia Beach
    Virginia's own Chris Brown will play Virginia Beach on Oct. 9 according to a press release issued today, Aug. 10. The R&B-pop singer who has rebounded from personal troubles to once again make smash hit tunes will launch his "F.A.M.E." tour Sept. 12 in...
  • 'Posing Beauty in African American Culture' show at USC

    'Posing Beauty in African American Culture' show at USC
    A fashion show in Harlem in 1963, a portrait of a contemplative Michael Jackson in 1981 and a picture of friends celebrating their prom night in 2006 are among images on view in the exhibition "Posing Beauty in African American Culture" at USC's Fisher...
  • Inez Alice Chappell, manicurist

    Inez Alice Chappell, manicurist
    Inez Alice Chappell, a former Pennsylvania Avenue manicurist and thoroughbred racing fan, died Nov. 2 of heart failure at Seasons Hospice at Northwest Hospital Center. The Northwest Baltimore resident was 86. The daughter of an a-rab and a homemaker,...