Houston Publication: 5 Reasons We Should Love Justin Verlander
Since coming to Houston late summer, Justin Verlander has dazzled fans with a 1.36 ERA and 165 strikeouts in 21 appearances, including the postseason.
Three Surprises About Charlie LeDuff Enliven a New Profile
National journalist Matt Labash hangs out with "my old compadre" and delivers eye-openers about LeDuff's part-time gig, why he quit Fox 2 and offbeat help for two coney customers.
Freep Editor Goes Carless in the Motor City
"After several weeks of testing alternative modes of transportation . . . we sold our only car a few days ago," writes senior content director Randy Essex.
Miguel Cabrera: 'When You Are Doing Bad, They Crush You'
Looking at Miguel Cabrera in May 2018, we come upon a man vexed by something mysterious. It could be bruised feelings tied to an overactive imagination, Lynn Henning writes.
Updates: Jack Lessenberry Sidelines Himself at WSU and Quits Metro Times
WSU encourages "anybody who says this happened to them" to contact its associate general counsel. "We take all matters of allegations of sexual misconduct very seriously," she says.
Strikers at Caesars Windsor Reject Contract, So Casino Remains Closed
The strike has shut the casino since early April. The casino calls its latest offer "more than fair."
Feds Reject Proposed Detroit Soccer Team Name
Detroit City Soccer Club is too close to Detroit City Football Club."
Feed Your 'Star Wars' Craving at DIA, Starting Sunday
"Explore the artistry of the world’s most recognized cinematic costumes, including Queen Amidala, Chewbacca, X-wing pilots, Rey, and droids," the museum says.
Politics Podcast: Schuette V. Calley Gets Nasty
Bill Ballenger and Dennis Denno, veterans of Michigan politics, discuss sizzling issues on "The Friday Morning Podcast."
LeDuff: L. Brooks Patterson's Last Call
"Mike Duggan is a creep," L. Brooks Patterson says. "The collegiality is gone because Mike's on the muscle and I'm not going to give him the money. Screw you."
'Everyone Knew:' Personal Tales of Unease Are Among Reactions to Lessenberry Article
Online comments talk about "an open secret" and share a 2018 example of "abusive and threatening emails." A union wants an inquiry into Jack Lessenberry's role at a Toledo paper.
Bloomfield Students Suspected of Hacking System, Changing Grades and Lunch Refunds
The district is partnering with forensic data experts to investigate the matter, and said "the consequences for these young individuals is likely to be severe."
Behind the Jack Lessenberry Story: A Writer Describes Her Experience and Motivation
"I had hoped I would be the last woman this instructor would harass and intimidate," says Evelyn Aschenbrenner (left), who reported with Peg McNichol.
WSU Instructor Jack Lessenberry Sees Our Story as 'Conviction by Accusation'
"If I made anybody feel uncomfortable . . . I apologize," writes the head of Wayne State's journalism program. "I do not claim to be a perfect person."