The San Francisco Giants have dubbed their quest for a World Series win “The Hunt for Orange October,” and the city is jumping on board as Game 1 got underway Wednesday evening against the Detroit Tigers.
House Democratic Leader Nancy Pelosi of San Francisco is placing a bet with colleagues in Detroit over the World Series. Earlier on Wednesday, Mayor Ed Lee placed a bet with Detroit’s mayor while also engaging in some good-natured trash-talking.
Jarrod Parker’s error allowed the Tigers to score a go-ahead run in the third inning of a 3-1 win over the A’s Saturday night in Game 1 of their AL division series.
Romney negotiated a $10 million federal bailout for his company, but has called for foreclosures to be allowed to “hit bottom” and letting Detroit go bankrupt.
A financial company that is betting on a Detroit turnaround is trying to lure laid-off Yahoo workers to Michigan.
Coach Todd McLellan said Ryane Clowe didn’t make the trip to Detroit for Tuesday’s night’s game because of an upper-body injury. Clowe leads San Jose with 13 points this postseason.
Tomas Holmstrom broke a tie with 6:08 remaining, and the Detroit Red Wings had three third-period goals to avoid elimination with a 4-3 victory over the San Jose Sharks on Sunday night.
Defensemen Ian White and Niclas Wallin scored their first goals of the postseason and Antti Niemi made 33 saves to help the San Jose Sharks take a 2-0 lead in their Western Conference semifinal series over the Detroit Red Wings with a 2-1 victory Sunday.
Oakland Mayor Jean Quan has spent the last couple of days in Detroit, exploring ways to end a federal judge’s control over her police department.
The comeback of the American auto industry may depend on whether the high tech engineers needed to design cutting edge cars will consider living in Detroit instead of the Bay Area.