Jeff Seidel, Detroit Free Press

Jeff Seidel

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Recent articles by Jeff:

I swore I'd never touch marijuana. Here's why I finally did

Free Press sports columnist Jeff Seidel went through the ringer dealing with nerve pain. Until edibles balanced with THC and CBD gave him relief. → Read More

Detroit Lions season predictions: Record, stat leaders, NFL playoffs and Super Bowl picks

Our Free Press sports writers predict who many wins the Detroit Lions get in 2020, and whether they'll qualify for the new expanded playoff format: → Read More

Sports can't save us from the division in our nation

With Detroit Lions set to begin a new season, our nation is shrouded in noise and confusion. Everybody is screaming. → Read More

Detroit Lions were the spark needed for athletes to protest en masse for social justice

There is reason to be proud of the Detroit Lions, just for recognizing this moment. And for possibly starting a movement across pro sports. → Read More

Making sense of Tarik Skubal's rocky debut with Detroit Tigers

Tarik Skubal struggled in his MLB debut Tuesday for the Detroit Tigers. But that's not the most important takeaway from his performance. → Read More

Detroit Tigers finally called up the kids. Let the excitement begin.

The Detroit Tigers called up Casey Mize, Tarik Skubal and Isaac Paredes on Monday. Hallelujah. The fun is about to begin. → Read More

Big Ten football postponed, but a double season in 2021 leaves many questions

Big Ten Conference announcement canceling fall sports big on impact, small on details. What about spring football and 2021 fall season? → Read More

Big Ten football canceling will be a gut punch. I wish they were able to wait longer

Now, that the Big Ten is expected to cancel its football season, according to Free Press sources — I’m disappointed and dejected. → Read More

Are Detroit Tigers playoff contenders or pretenders? Next two weeks will tell the story

Is it time to get excited about the Detroit Tigers? Is it safe to start believing in them? The next two weeks will tell us. → Read More

Detroit Tigers prospect Tarik Skubal reveals his fight vs. COVID-19: 'It did get scary'

Detroit Tigers prospect Tarik Skubal said he was trying to be cautious while training out in Arizona. But that didn't stop him from getting COVID-19. → Read More

Jamie Samuelsen's funeral was just like he was on radio: Smart, funny and full of stories

Jamie Samuelsen's funeral on Tuesday was smart, funny, genuine, filled with great stories and a strong undercurrent of love and family. → Read More

NBA players hated the food inside the bubble. So they called this Detroit chef.

Detroit chef Shawn Loving is working with the NBA to improve players' meals within the "bubble" in Orlando, Florida, this month. → Read More

Don't shame Cardinals for getting sick. Praise Detroit Tigers for staying healthy

The Detroit Tigers' four-game series against the St. Louis Cardinals is postponed because of the Cardinals' COVID-19 outbreak. → Read More

Mike Stone's amazing radio tribute to Jamie Samuelsen: 'Jamie, I loved you'

Mike Stone fought through tears as he paid tribute to his late radio partner Jamie Samuelsen during Monday's "Jamie and Stoney" show. → Read More

Detroit Tigers prospects Spencer Torkelson, Dillon Dingler show progress after wild draft year

Detroit Tigers prospects Spencer Torkelson and Dillon Dingler had abrupt ends to college careers, but now are settling in at the Toledo training site. → Read More

Detroit Tigers prospects training in secret in Toledo: Here's how they're growing, bonding

The core of the Detroit Tigers' rebuild is in Toledo for this weird summer. So how is the organization trying to keep them sharp? → Read More

Detroit Tigers win another thriller: This is perfect team for Casey Mize, other prospects

With the vibe and leadership on the 2020 Detroit Tigers, there may be no better time to bring up Casey Mize and the other top pitching prospects. → Read More

The coronavirus stole something special from Detroit Tigers fans: An Al Kaline tribute

Al Kaline died in the middle of a pandemic. Detroit Tigers fans never got a chance to show him the respect he deserved, despite a tribute Monday. → Read More

Get ready for the strangest Detroit Tigers home opener ever: Stay home

In a normal year, the Detroit Tigers' home opener Monday would turn into a giant, citywide celebration. But nothing is normal about this year. → Read More

Detroit Tigers have found the recipe for winning baseball: Do all the little things

The Detroit Tigers have surprised many by winning two of their first three games of 2020. But how? By doing all the little things well. → Read More