Detroit Tigers are on a Roll; Taking Command of AL Central

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With the recent incident in Indiana prior to a scheduled Sugarland concert and the Iowa Straw Poll results, news on the Detroit Tigers (or even the AL Central) is not of the utmost importance. With that said, their recent record and level of play have been impressive and cause for excitement from their fan base.

Behind the thirty-five saves of Jose Valverde, the squad has come out victorious in many close games during the month of August. In fact, Detroit has seven wins by a one run margin. This bodes well for their postseason chances when things tighten up and the differential in talent among clubs is more minimal than on a daily basis.

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Iowa TV Station Incites Stephen Colbert’s Wrath on Eve of Straw Poll (Video)

If there’s one thing I love to watch- it’s a good all media smackdown. And there’s a reason Stephen Colbert is probably my favorite show on television next to Family Guy. And with the Iowa straw poll set to take place this weekend. The nation is focusing on the midwest. And please no more comments about the deep fried butter on a stick at the Iowa State Fair! That joke is played out!

After the jump watch Colbert, Northwestern’s greatest living alum, take on WOI in Des Moines

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