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Don Drysdale

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I am a fan of all Detroit sports and LOVE to write about them!

LOOK: Detroit Lion fires back at twitter troll telling him to stand for flag

One of the biggest stories in the NFL this season has had absolutely nothing to do with football. In fact, it has had nothing to do with the game at all, but instead, about something that has been happening just before and during the...

REPORT: Detroit Lions to sign former Buccaneers defensive end

In case you have not heard, following their Week 6 loss to the New Orleans Saints, the Detroit Lions look more like a MASH unit than a professional football team. In fact, on Tuesday, 12 players (10 of which are starters) were forced to miss practice....

BREAKING: Detroit Tigers interview ‘front-runner’ for manager position

Detroit Tigers general manager Al Avila will have some very important decisions to make this offseason, but the most important of all will be the hiring of a new manager. According to a report from Anthony Fenech of the Detroit Free Press, on Tuesday, the...

LOOK: Early point spread released for Detroit Lions vs. Pittsburgh Steelers

NFL: Detroit Lions at Indianapolis Colts
The Detroit Lions will not take the field in Week 7 as they rest themselves and try to get healthy during their bye week. But when they return to the gridiron in Week 8, the Lions will have their work cut out for them...

JUST IN: Detroit Tigers release Nicholas Castellanos’ brother

In 2017, Nick Castellanos did a fine job of hitting the baseball (.272 with 26 home runs and 101 RBIs), but his inability to field the ball at third base on a regular basis forced the Detroit Tigers to move him to the outfield...

YIKES! 12 Detroit Lions forced to miss Tuesday’s practice

There may not be another time in NFL history where a team has needed a bye as much as the Detroit Lions do this week. Ok, that may be hyperbole, but if you have been following the Lions, you know exactly what I mean. Prior to...

JUST IN: Key Detroit Lions starter on track to return after bye week

The Detroit Lions are currently on their bye week and it could not have come at a better time. During Sunday's loss to the New Orleans Saints, multiple Lions, including receiver Golden Tate and tackle Rick Wagner were either injured or banged up and the...

WATCH: Lions Matthew Stafford talks about ‘crazy’ loss to Saints

If you watched Sunday's game between the Detroit Lions and New Orleans Saints, you probably got up from your couch thinking, "what did I just watch?" After all, the Lions were getting absolutely destroyed before storming back in the second half. In fact, the...

CLASSLESS! Penn State uses Flint water crisis to troll Michigan’s QB situation

This coming Saturday, Jim Harbaugh and his Michigan Wolverines will invade Penn State in what is sure to be one of the most important football games of the college football season. Not surprisingly, fans from both sides have already begun talking trash and it is...

With Golden Tate injured, the Detroit Lions MUST consider making this trade

Not only did the Detroit Lions get destroyed by the New Orleans Saints on Sunday afternoon, but they also had a couple of injuries along the way, including one to their leading receiver, Golden Tate. On Monday, Ian Rapoport broke the news that Tate is...

3 Reasons why the Detroit Lions WILL win the NFC North

If you happened to watch the last two weeks of Detroit Lions football, you will probably think that I have lost my mind when you read the next sentence in this piece. The 2017 Detroit Lions WILL win the NFC North. Ok, go ahead, call me...

You Make the Call: Did Jim Caldwell just call out Matthew Stafford?

Detroit Lions at Houston Texans
Ever since Jim Caldwell was hired as the Detroit Lions head coach, he has been ultra-consistent about what he says and does not say about his team. He is always very calm, regardless of the situation, and he does not believe in getting too high or...

JUST IN: Michigan opens as HUGE underdog against Penn State

When the No. 19 Michigan Wolverines travel to Happy Valley to take on No. 2 Penn State, they will do so as an underdog. That does not come as a huge surprise, but what is surprising is that the Wolverines opened up as such...

WHOA! Detroit Lions CB Nevin Lawson loses it when asked about Aaron Rodgers injury

On Sunday, the Detroit Lions were absolutely dominated in all phases of the game before the New Orleans Saints took their foot off the gas. When all was said and done, the Saints defeated the Lions 52-38 in front of their home fans. If you...

REPORT: Favorite emerges to become next Detroit Tigers manager

MLB: Detroit Tigers at Philadelphia Phillies
When the Detroit Tigers take the field in 2018, they will do so with a lineup that looks much different than the one they ran out in 2017. But the lineup is not the only thing that will have a new look for the...

LOOK: ‘The Rock’ has a message for Lions WR Golden Tate following TD celebration

The Detroit Lions may be getting dominated by the New Orleans Saints but that does not mean they have not had a few highlights along the way. Watch as Golden Tate scores a 45-yard touchdown as he flips into the end zone. https://twitter.com/DetroitVideos/status/919614564592963589 Following the score, Tate...

BREAKING: Green Bay Packers QB Aaron Rodgers likely to miss remainder of season

The Green Bay Packers had been cruising so far in 2017 but they will certainly have their work cut out for them for the remainder of the season. On Sunday, against the Minnesota Vikings, quarterback Aaron Rodgers suffered a broken collarbone and he could miss the...

BREAKING: Lions S Glover Quin ‘knocked out’ after taking knee to head

NFL: Chicago Bears at Detroit Lions
When it rains it pours. With the Detroit Lions already trailing the New Orleans Saints 31-10 in the third quarter of Sunday afternoon's game, what was already bad got worse when safety Glover Quin took a knee to the head and was forced to leave...

LOOK: Detroit News writer Tony Paul destroys Peter Gammons on Twitter

It was little surprise to anyone when the Detroit Tigers announced that Brad Ausmus would not be returning for the 2018 season. But what should come as a bit of a surprise is that Ausmus seems to be squarely in the mix for a couple...

REPORT: Detroit Lions QB Matthew Stafford to play vs. Saints

Last week, Detroit Lions quarterback Matthew Stafford was sacked six times by the Carolina Panthers and hurt his ankle in the process. Though he practiced all week, Stafford was listed as questionable on the Lions injury report. According to a source of NFL insider Ian Rapoport,...

LOOK: Projected point spread for Michigan vs. Penn State revealed

Next Saturday, the 5-1 Michigan Wolverines travel to Happy Valley to take on the undefeated and No.3 ranked Penn State Nittany Lions in what is sure to be one of the most important games of the college football season. Prior to Michigan's slip up against...

UH OH! 1 Detroit Lion ruled out, 6 listed as questionable for game vs. Saints

When the Detroit Lions take the field on Sunday against Drew Brees and the New Orleans Saints, they will be looking to come away with what would be a huge road victory to move them to 4-2 on the season. But beating the Saints on...

Relive the moment: Detroit Tigers win 1984 World Series [VIDEO]

On October 14th, 1984, the Detroit Tigers brought joy to their fans by defeating the San Diego Padres to win the World Series. It was the first time they won the World Series since the 1968 season and as we know, they have not...

It’s Final: Detroit Tigers announce second player included in Justin Verlander trade

On August 31, just minutes before the Major League Baseball trade deadline, it was announced that the Detroit Tigers had traded their long-time ace Justin Verlander to the Houston Astros for a trio of prospects. Also included in the deal was the Tigers sending a...

LOOK: Vegas Golden Knights troll Detroit Red Wings on Twitter prior to first matchup

On Friday, before the Detroit Red Wings could even take the ice for the first time against the Vegas Golden Knights, shots were fired and it was the Knights who did the firing. Even though it was via Twitter. That's right folks, whoever runs the Knights...

REPORT: Detroit Tigers 1B Miguel Cabrera is being sued by Florida woman

The 2017 baseball season is certainly one that Detroit Tigers slugger Miguel Cabrera would like to put behind him. Not only did his team finish with the worst record in baseball but he personally had his worst season since becoming a professional. Now, according to...

ALERT: The Detroit Lions MUST sign this free agent NOW!

The Detroit Lions are 3-2 after their first five games and the attitude of many fans and media have certainly taken a turn for the worse following Detroit's 27-24 loss to the Carolina Panthers in Week 5. Prior to that game, the talk was about...

Local columnist has bold ‘prediction’ for key Detroit Lions player vs. Saints

If you regularly read the columns of one Carlos Monarrez of the Detroit Free Press, you probably have come away wondering if he has been directed to stir the pot. After all, he has recently written pieces titled, "Time to throw that old Barry...

RUMOR: You will not believe who the Detroit Tigers may trade

Whether you like it or not, the Detroit Tigers rebuild has officially begun and it is safe to say that things could get very ugly, at least in terms of wins and losses, before they get better. Prior to the Major League Baseball trade deadline,...

WATCH: Andre Drummond surprises Special Olympics basketball team

The Detroit Pistons are working hard as they make their final preparations for the 2017-2018 NBA season and though Andre Drummond has been a busy man, he recently took some time to surprise a Special Olympics basketball team from Michigan. Via Special Olympics Michigan: It was practice...

LOOK OUT! P.J. Fleck praises MSU while taking shot at Michigan

For those of you who followed college football in 2016, you probably have heard plenty about P.J. Fleck. Fleck, who is currently the head coach of the Minnesota Golden Gophers, coached the 2016 Western Michigan Broncos to a 13-0 regular season and a berth in...

REPORT: Detroit Tigers managerial candidates list revealed

As we know, the 2017 season did not go as planned for the Detroit Tigers. Not only did they finish in last place, but they lost some fan favorites along the way, including Justin Verlander and J.D. Martinez, who were both traded. In addition...

BREAKING: Detroit Lions place DT Haloti Ngata on IR, sign two free-agent defensive lineman

This is certainly not the news that Detroit Lions fans wanted to see today. According to Ian Rapoport of the NFL Network, the Lions have placed defensive lineman Haloti Ngata on Injured Reserve. Since Ngata is being placed on IR, he will automatically be out...

Projecting the outcome of the Detroit Lions next 3 games

NFL: Washington Redskins at Detroit Lions
This past Sunday, the Detroit Lions had a golden opportunity to move to 4-1 on the season as they hosted the Carolina Panthers at what was a ruckus Ford Field. There was one problem. Cam Newton and the Panthers apparently did not get the memo...

BREAKING: ESPN obtains letter sent by NFL commissioner Roger Goodell to all 32 teams

NFL: Super Bowl LI-Houston Host Committee Handoff Ceremony
In light of the recent NFL player/team protests during the national anthem, commissioner Roger Goodell has sent a letter to all 32 teams. According to NFL insider Adam Schefter, the following letter which was sent by Goodell to all 32 teams, was obtained by ESPN. To:...

BREAKING: New Orleans Saints trade Adrian Peterson prior to game vs. Detroit Lions

NFL: Minnesota Vikings at Arizona Cardinals
If you follow the Detroit Lions, Adrian Peterson is a name that you are all too familiar with. After all, the former Minnesota Vikings running back has averaged over 100 yards rushing and has scored 12 touchdowns in 14 career games against them. That was...

LOOK: NFL Week 6 Power Rankings revealed

Last week, following their big road win over the Minnesota Vikings, many were very surprised to see the Detroit Lions climb all the way to No. 2 in the NFL.com Week 5 Power Rankings. On Tuesday, the Week 6 rankings were revealed and the Lions...

Justin Verlander’s latest tweet will make Detroit Tigers fans weep, then smile

Most Detroit Tigers fans have come to accept the fact that Justin Verlander is no longer wearing the Old English D. Not that they really have much of a choice. On August 31, just minutes before the Major League Baseball trade deadline, Verlander was dealt...

Detroit Lions to sign former Green Bay Packers first-round pick

According to reports, the Detroit Lions are signing a 2013 first-round draft pick. Ian Rapoport tweeted out this morning that the Lions are signing former Green Bay Packers first-round pick Dantone Jones. Jones, who plays on the defensive line (also played some LB in GB), was...

BREAKING: Jim Harbaugh names starting QB for Saturday’s game at Indiana

When Michigan travels to Bloomington this week to take on Indiana, they will be hoping to rebound from Saturday's 14-10 loss to Michigan State. Though credit should certainly be given to the Spartans for the way they came out and played, the most deciding factor...

JUST IN: Opening point spread for Detroit Lions vs. New Orleans Saints revealed

Following their impressive road win over the Minnesota Vikings in Week 4, many across the country started giving the Detroit Lions some major love. In fact, according to NFL.com, the Lions were listed as the No. 2 team in the power rankings headed into...

Matthew Stafford suffers multiple injuries during loss to Carolina Panthers

Nothing really seemed to go right for the Detroit Lions on Sunday afternoon as they fell to the Carolina Panthers, 27-24. The Lions defense, though doing a great job of stopping the run, gave up big plays through the air, while the offense did...

WHOA! Michigan vs. Indiana point spread will probably surprise you

On Saturday, Michigan hosted Michigan State with the hopes of keeping their undefeated season going. Instead, it was the Spartans who were celebrating at the Big House when all was said and done. The Wolverines, who had five turnovers, played one of the most...

LOOK: Eric Ebron hits Twitter in response to Lions fans who booed him

Ever since the moment Eric Ebron was selected by the Detroit Lions with the 10th overall pick of the 2014 NFL Draft, he has been criticized by just about everybody. Is it Ebron's fault that he was drafted so high? Of course not, but he...

MUST SEE: Lions Matt Prater practicing with son prior to game will warm your heart

There is little question about it, Matt Prater of the Detroit Lions has the best leg in the NFL. He hits 50+ yard field goals on a regular basis with ease and is a huge weapon for the Lions. But, it looks like Prater is...

LOOK: Former Michigan QB playfully trolls Spartan fans following Saturday’s game

NCAA Football: Penn State at Michigan
On Saturday night, Michigan State looked a lot more like the team that has completely owned Michigan for the past decade than the team that finished 3-9 in 2016. The Spartans came into the Big House and took advantage of one of the Wolverines...

3 Detroit Lions ruled out, 8 questionable for game vs. Carolina Panthers

This coming Sunday, the Detroit Lions will welcome the Carolina Panthers to Ford Field in a matchup between what looks to be two of the better teams in the NFC. If the Lions want to move to 4-1 on the season, they will have to...

Zing! Red Wings fan epically disses Minnesota Wild fan at Little Caesars Arena [VIDEO]

NHL: Detroit Red Wings octopus 1
On Thursday night, the Detroit Red Wings opened up their tenure at Little Caesars Arena by defeating the Minnesota Wild 4-2. But that was not the only win Red Wings Nation had on Thursday. Watch as this Red Wings fan looks like he is going to...

WATCH: Dean Blandino begs Detroit Lions’ fans for another chance while drinking a Vernors

In case you missed our post earlier this evening, former NFL VP of Officiating, Dean Blandino, tweeted out a video message to Detroit Lions fans asking to be friends. In case you missed it, click the link below. http://detroitsportsnation.com/detroit-lions-news/ddrysdale/gotcha-detroit-lions-troll-former-nfl-vp-officiating-dean-blandino/96467/ Well, if you noticed in that video, Blandino...

GOTCHA! Detroit Lions troll former NFL VP of Officiating, Dean Blandino on Twitter

If you have been following the Detroit Lions over recent years, you are well aware that they get screwed by NFL officiating crews way too often. Back in 2015, the Lions got the short end of the stick against the Seattle Seahawks when the football...

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