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Sports Success Cheers Michigan

From Francis X. Donnelly at the Detroit News,

The Red Wings lead the Stanley Cup finals two games to one and the Pistons made the NBA Eastern Conference Finals for the sixth straight year before bowing out Friday night in Game 6.

Success has buoyed the spirits of the staggered populace, providing a respite from the bleak economic landscape, residents and psychologists said.

“We need it,” said Pat Searles, a Warren personal trainer who was laid off by a health club six months ago. “We need something to feel good about.”

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On the other hand, as CBC points out, just don’t bet on the game! Sports is an emotional roller coaster, and the playoffs can be brutal.

*An old report on NPR stressed that sports fan stress can be a heart hazard.

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