Mike Babcock’s status with the Detroit Red Wings dominates Monday night’s episode of Sports in the Mitten with Adam Biggers and John Gustin, who are joined by SITM’s newest member Joey Battaino to discuss the future of the veteran coach in Hockeytown.
According to recent reports, San Jose, Buffalo and Toronto are among several clubs looking to lure Babcock from the Motor City.
Will he stay with the Wings or bolt for a new challenge, as some have speculated? Battaino lets us know what he thinks.
On Monday, former Michigan quarterback/wide receiver/often misused Devin Gardner was cut by the New England Patriots—Adam and John dissect that topic and touch on how five years with the Wolverines dismantled Gardner’s once-promising football career.
With No. 400 on Sunday versus the St. Louis Cardinals, the Detroit Tigers’ Miguel Cabrera became MLB’s Venezuelan-born home-run king, passing his mentor Andres “Big Cat” Galaraga en route to making history. He’s tied with Adrian Beltre of the Texas Rangers for No. 52 overall and has the fourth-most among active players (Alex Rodriguez, NYY, 664; Albert Pujols, LAA, 526; David Ortiz, BOS, 471).
Is he a top-five hitter in MLB history? Adam and John discuss.
Also on the docket for Monday night: NCAA’s new 30-second shot clock, NBA Lottery ping-pong balls odds.