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As one of the pioneers of The Athletes Hub, Tristin Mckinstry is one of the writers, editors, and leaders of the site. With knowledge in just about every sport, Tristin specializes in coverage featuring the city of Detroit.

NHL

Sedin Twins Announce Retirement

The Sedin Twins, Henrik and Daniel, have announced that this season will be their last in the NHL. The two have played 17 seasons, all with the Vancouver Canucks. The Canucks selected the two second (Daniel) and third (Henrik) overall in the 1999 NHL Entry Draft. The duo were known for their ability to play […]

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NFL

Detroit Lions Three Round Mock 3.0

It’s been awhile, but I’m back with my newest Detroit Lions Mock Draft. You can find the other two here and here. Let’s just jump right into this one: First Round: Detroit Lions select DE Harold Landry Landry is a guy that could very well be taken before the Lions pick at #20, so we […]

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NFL

Post-Brady History of Pick #199

The NFL Draft is coming up rather quickly, and it often makes us think about draft steals. These are the players who we don’t see get a lot of attention and hype, but come out of nowhere and emerge as successful players in the league. Often times, we end up asking ourselves how we didn’t […]

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NFL

About Time The NFL Took Shaquem Griffin Seriously

Every year around NFL draft time, there’s always at least one extremely inspirational story. There always seems to be that one prospect you root for more than the others. This year, it’s no different. UCF linebacker Shaquem Griffin was born with Amniotic Band syndrome, and as a result, had his left hand amputated at four […]

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XFL

Eight Cities We Could See XFL Teams In

The XFL is on its way back in two years, and eight teams will be playing a ten week regular season. However, since the league is barely new, we don’t know where those teams are located. There has been speculation in terms of cities that could become the potential homes to the XFL rebirth. In […]

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NHL

NHL Trade Deadline Tracker

The NHL Trade Deadline is Monday, February 26 and we have all the action a day before! Remember to refresh for all the latest happenings. February 26 TRADE: The Boston Bruins acquire forward Tommy Wingels from the Ottawa Senators in exchange for a conditional 2019 5th round pick. TRADE: The Calgary Flames acquire forward Nick […]

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Wrestling

Social Media: The WWE’s Best Friend & Worst Enemy

For years, the WWE has been the top tier wrestling, or “sports entertainment” promotion in the world. The goal for most of the wrestlers is to make it to Vince McMahon’s playground. Some do, some don’t, but it has been the preferred destination for a lot of up and coming wrestlers, and that is still […]

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MLBNHL

One Year Later: Remembering Mr. I

Sports owners usually aren’t fan favorites. Most fans perceive them to be “business first”, not caring enough about the product on the field/court/ice. However, for the city of Detroit, they knew of an owner who was much different. He was an owner who poured his heart into the city, and gave back to it as […]

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MLB

Black History Month: Moses Fleetwood Walker, A Baseball Pioneer

In honor of Black History Month, The Athletes Hub will highlight and recognize African-American athletes who made significant contributions to their respective sport and paved the way for other black athletes to succeed where they previously weren’t allowed to. AUTHOR’S NOTE: One of the quotes contains a racially insensitive word. Viewer discretion is advised. As […]

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MLB

Black History Month: Josh Gibson

In honor of Black History Month, The Athletes Hub will highlight and recognize African-American athletes who made significant contributions to their respective sport and paved the way for other black athletes to succeed where they previously weren’t allowed to. Baseball is America’s National Pastime. It is a sport that has been there when Americans needed […]

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