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Michigan native, University of Michigan graduate, former Wyandotte resident, Detroit sports fan, and professional musician. Now living in Dallas, Carl enjoys life as a musician, golfer, and as a proud Detroit fan in a sea of Texans. He covers the Tigers and other news for Detroit Sports Nation.

INJURY UPDATE: Brandon Peters treated for head injury

University of Michigan quarterback Brandon Peters was injured during the second half of the loss to the Wisconsin Badgers. The redshirt freshman was taken off of the field on a rescue cart while his teammates took a knee around him. At the time the details of the injury...

LOOK: Twitter explodes after referees steal TD from Michigan

The Michigan Wolverines are facing a tough test on the road against the Wisconsin Badgers today. In the second quarter, Donovan Peoples-Jones appeared to make a touchdown catch on a fade thrown by Brandon Peters. The call on the field was an incomplete pass due to DPJ having...

Check the Report: Lions Injury Report brings some good news

The Detroit Lions have been fighting off the injury bug all season long, especially on the offensive line. Good news came forth today in the form of the official injury report, however, as it appears that the Lions will have their starters on the offensive...

Victor Martinez ‘should be able to play’ for Tigers in 2018

All signs currently indicate that the Detroit Tigers are in a full-on rebuilding mode. Apparently, the effort to get younger will not impact the designated hitter spot. According to a report from the Detroit Free Press, switch-hitting Victor Martinez will don the Old English D in...

BINGO BANGO! Dylan Larkin ‘Top Guns’ Flames with toe-drag sniper shot

NHL: Dylan Larkin 3
Looking for a highlight reel goal? Well, look no further than Dylan Larkin of the Detroit Red Wings. Check out the video below as the young center waits for the perfect moment to wrist one past the Calgary Flames netminder. https://twitter.com/NHL/status/930972380796682240 Young Mr. Larkin has obviously seen the classic...

EDITORIAL: Stop the insanity, now is the time to embrace the Detroit Lions

NFL: Los Angeles Rams at Detroit Lions
NOTE: The views expressed in this EDITORIAL do not necessarily reflect the views of Detroit Sports Nation or a majority of its writers and should not be misconstrued as such. The views contained within are the views of the author and the author alone. Sometimes, I just...

BREAKING: Detroit Lions get two important players back from injury

Just like every other NFL team, the Detroit Lions have been bitten by the injury bug this season. However, as the team prepares to make a playoff push Detroit will get some long needed relief in terms of getting players healthy. https://twitter.com/davebirkett/status/929412056457121792 The Lions could definitely use some...

LOOK: Spartans Felton Davis makes incredible touchdown catch vs. Penn State

NCAA Football: Michigan State at Michigan
Coming off a terrible year in 2016, the Michigan State Spartans have had much to prove this college football season. Mark Dantonio has certainly rallied his players and has created an identity for his team as they continue to play hard in every game. If the Spartans...

GoFundMe campaign set up to support Pistons ‘Dancing Usher’ following family tragedy

Fans of the Detroit Pistons know what to do when the "Dance Cam" feature happens at home games. Everyone searches the crowd in an attempt to find Shannon Sailes the Dancing Usher for a quick dance break. His entertainment helps pass the time during breaks in...

LOOK: Michigan’s Michael Onwenu scares Rutgers defensive back into quitting play

The Michigan Wolverines have been struggling on offense all season. Most of that trouble stems from poor pass blocking on the offensive line. However, we saw some evidence this past Saturday that Jim Harbaugh and his coaching staff have been working with players to get some...

WATCH: Best of the Detroit Lions ‘Mic’d Up’ on NFL Films

Detroit Lions quarterback Matthew Stafford is one of the all-time greats when 'Mic'd Up' for NFL Films. Not only is his in-game commentary revealing and entertaining, he tends to play extremely well when he's on the mic. What you may not know is that other players...

BREAKING: Multiple teams contact Detroit Lions regarding trade for Calvin Johnson

Fans of the Detroit Lions have fond memories of Calvin Johnson. During his time as a wide receiver in the Honolulu Blue and Silver, Megatron caught 721 passes for 11,619 yards and 83 touchdowns. His retirement caught many fans by surprise. Even with Johnson struggling with...

Reactions about Purdue University medical team range from surprised to nonexistent

Bobby Speight caused quite a stir in the college football world yesterday. The father of Michigan quarterback Wilton Speight went public with his description of the Purdue University medical team and its capabilities when his son was injured in a September football game. Today many of the key characters...

Father of Wilton Speight calls handling of son’s injury at Purdue a “train wreck”

Michigan is not having the season that most expected in 2017. Much of that has to do with a less than desirable offense, especially in the passing game. Michigan's troubles throwing the ball came front and center after starter Wilton Speight was injured during the...

REPORT: Steelers WR Martavis Bryant will not play against the Lions this Sunday

The Detroit Lions have worked their way to a 3-3 record this season. After a promising start and elite quarterback play from Matthew Stafford, the team has regressed to the mean a bit losing three of their last four games. In short, the Lions need a win on...

BREAKING: AP Top 25 Poll released, MSU moves past UM

The Michigan State Spartans and their fans have yet another reason to gloat over their rivals from Ann Arbor. Now that the new Associated Press College Football poll has been released for this week, the Michigan Wolverines find themselves one spot lower in the...

Jim Harbaugh: Status of Michigan quarterback Wilton Speight still uncertain

Let's face it: the quarterback situation for the Michigan Wolverines is not good right now. To be fair, there are more issues than just at quarterback. A young and inexperienced offensive line hampered by injuries and first-year players at the skill positions for Michigan have...

WATCH: Mark Dantonio shows off dance moves while celebrating with MSU football team

NCAA Football: Michigan at Michigan State
Mark Dantonio and the Michigan State Spartans have much to celebrate after Saturday night. After all, with an offense that gained a whopping 252 yards, was 2-14 on 3rd down, and went 3-&-out 8 times who wouldn't be jumping up and down? That combined with 5...

7 Detroit Lions inactive vs. Carolina Panthers

The Detroit Lions are set for the big game today with the Carolina Panthers. However, Detroit will be without several key players. https://twitter.com/kmeinke/status/917050033672982528 As you can see Kenny Golladay and Teez Tabor are still out. Hopefully, the Lions will continue to step up on defense and get the win over...

WATCH: 5 Greatest upsets In Michigan State/Michigan football rivalry

The football rivalry between the Michigan State Spartans and the Michigan Wolverines has no shortage of legendary games. College football fans of this great state have been treated to some amazing games over the course of the series. Because Michigan has the advantage of program reputation, history,...

Newest Detroit Lion Tim Lelito couldn’t be happier to be home

NFL: Detroit Lions at Indianapolis Colts
After a 2-1 start to the season, Detroit Lions fans have a lot to cheer about. The team has performed above expectations and took last year's NFC Super Bowl representatives the Atlanta Falcons down to the wire over the weekend. Unfortunately, the Lions have been bitten by...

Editorial: It’s time to end the instant replay experiment

NOTE: The views expressed in this EDITORIAL do not necessarily reflect the views of Detroit Sports Nation or a majority of its writers and should not be misconstrued as such. The views contained within are the views of the author and the author alone. I'm all about...

WHAT?!? Controversial replay call costs Detroit Lions a win [VIDEO]

NFL: Chicago Bears at Detroit Lions
The Detroit Lions fought all the way back today against the Atlanta Falcons. Matthew Stafford led the offense all the way down the field during the last moments of the 4th quarter. The team seemed poised for another comeback win as they had put themselves in position...

LOOK: Graham Glasgow reduced to an awkward spectator during end zone celebration

The rules for NFL end zone celebrations have been calmed down a bit for 2017. The league now allows players to involve their teammates during celebrations. Well, someone should inform Golden Tate and Marvin Jones, Jr. that Graham Glasgow would like to get in on the...

LOOK: Lions TE Eric Ebron and Giants S Landon Collins square off in Twitter feud

Welcome to the 2017 NFL season for the Detroit Lions. The team is off to a 2-0 start and Eric Ebron is starting to show some of the reasons that Detroit spent the No. 10 pick overall on him back in 2014. He led the Lions...

3 Keys for a Michigan victory on the road at Purdue

NCAA Football: Penn State at Michigan
The Michigan Wolverines are 3-0 this season. Having made it through the non-conference portion of the season unscathed, it's time for the Maize and Blue to turn their attention to the Big Ten. This weekend the Wolverines travel to Indiana for a matchup with the upstart Purdue Boilermakers....

3 Keys to a Michigan victory over Air Force on Saturday

NCAA Football: Orange Bowl-Michigan vs Florida State
After the first two weeks of the 2017 season, the Michigan Wolverines are 2-0. Exactly where most expected them to be. That said, after some disappointing play against both the Florida Gators and the Cincinnati Bearcats to start the season, the Maize and Blue...

Thrust into stardom, Kenny Golladay channels his inner Barry Sanders by staying modest

Detroit Lions rookie Kenny Golladay had a statement game this past Sunday. The young wide receiver caught 4 passes for 69 yards and 2 touchdowns and helped complete the team's 4th quarter comeback against the Arizona Cardinals. His first touchdown was a leaping grab to snag a perfectly...

BREAKING: Detroit Lions sign new punter

The Detroit Lions have signed punter Jeff Locke to the roster. He will replace the recently injured Kasey Redfern. https://twitter.com/Bill_Shea19/status/907679563999846400 Redfern was injured during the Week 1 game against the Arizona Cardinals. According to ESPN, he tore several tendons including the MCL and ACL in his kicking leg while attempting to...

EDITORIAL: Is Shane Greene cementing a long term role?

NOTE: The views expressed in this EDITORIAL do not necessarily reflect the views of Detroit Sports Nation or a majority of its writers and should not be misconstrued as such. The views contained within are the views of the author and the author alone. The Detroit Tigers have...

WATCH: Hype Video – Michigan Wolverines Defense

NCAA Football: Orange Bowl-Michigan vs Florida State
Get hyped, Michigan fans! It's game day down in Arlington, Texas and a new-look pack of Michigan Wolverines on defense get ready to oppose the Florida Gators. Last year's defense was tied with Alabama for tops in the country. Although there is a laundry list...

WATCH: Tigers vote on most popular nickname in the clubhouse

As the Detroit Tigers are looking to have a little fun with "Players Weekend" taking place in MLB. Check out the video below as the team votes on which player would be the first to have a nickname replace the surname on the back of their...

LOOK: Miguel Cabrera fires back at MLB after suspension news

In case you missed it, Detroit Tigers first baseman Miguel Cabrera was the centerpiece of a fist fight that started the ball rolling on a game marred with bench clearing brawls yesterday. The benches cleared three times in the game. You can relive all the...

UPDATE: Justin Upton reaffirms still being undecided on future with Tigers

(08.20.17 | 11:45 A.M. ET): Two days after a report suggested that he would not opt out of his contract with the Tigers following this season, Tigers outfielder Justin Upton he confirmed once more than he remains undecided on his future. Upton told reporters after...

WATCH: Lexi Thompson drives green on par-4 No. 1 during Solheim Cup

April 2, 2017; Rancho Mirage, CA, USA; Lexi Thompson hits from the third course tee box during the final round of the ANA Inspiration golf tournament at Mission Hills CC - Dinah Shore Tournament Cou. Mandatory Credit: Gary A. Vasquez-USA TODAY Sports
The Solheim Cup is off to a roaring start. With the stadium grandstands surrounding the first tee, the players are under intense pressure to hit a quality shot. Lexi Thompson got things started off right for Team USA with a huge opening tee ball. Thompson drove the...

WATCH: Rory McIlroy too long for driving range at PGA Championship

The PGA Championship is in full swing this weekend and Quail Hollow is a course set up for the big hitters. However, hitting it deep is one thing. Check out the video below as Rory McIlroy gives a new meaning to the word phrase "bombing the...

Inside The Numbers: The Tigers’ July wasn’t that bad?

Fans of the Detroit Tigers - rejoice! The numbers tell us that even in the midst of selling players in July, the team is still headed in a positive direction. Don't believe me? Check this out. Detroit Tigers total losses by month: April - 12 May -...

WATCH: Former WMU coach P.J. Fleck reads Mean Tweets

P.J. Fleck has plenty of fans in college football. He also has some folks who are not drinking the Kool-Aid he's selling. The man who transformed the football program at Western Michigan University and put the team in the national conversation last year has picked up...

Medical experts weigh in on latest CTE research

NFL: Detroit Lions at Indianapolis Colts
A study published recently has drawn attention to the extremely high instance of CTE (chronic traumatic encephalopathy) in football players. The study, led by Dr. Ann McKee, investigated signs of CTE in the donated brains of deceased people who had participated in football. Among the 111...

New study shows high instance of CTE and brain damage in football players

NFL: Detroit Lions at Indianapolis Colts
New research has unearthed another strong connection between participation in football and chronic traumatic encephalopathy (CTE). The new study led by senior researcher and author Dr. Ann McKee draws on her previous work on concussions and brain injuries. The scientists examined the donated brains of deceased...

3 Detroit Tigers are among the best defensive players in baseball

The Detroit Tigers have had their share of issues this year. However, according to the Society of American Baseball Research, performance on the defensive side of the ball has not been a problem. Ian Kinsler, Justin Upton, and Jose Iglesias are all among the Top Ten Defenders in...

A Bad Lip Reading: Mayweather vs. McGregor will make you fall off your chair [Video]

I know this is fictionalized, but, it basically matches what has happened in real life. Conor McGregor and Floyd Mayweather in a battle of bad lip reading. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9o7KPoS0HGs&feature=youtu.be

Watch: Calvin Johnson takes Detroit Lions to ‘Pound Town’ in latest interview

NFL: Philadelphia Eagles at Detroit Lions
It has not been a quiet separation period between the Detroit Lions and former superstar wide receiver Calvin Johnson. Megatron recently revealed that he hid concussions from the team and recently took an interview to reveal his perceived mistreatment from the team, especially near the...

Deep Breathing and Perspective for Detroit Tigers fans at the All Star Break

MLB: Boston Red Sox at Detroit Tigers
It’s no secret that the Detroit Tigers have had a disappointing first half of the season. As one of the loudest cheerleaders for the team, I’ve been optimistic about the fortunes of the boys in the Old English D. My expectations were (and, secretly, still...

Miguel Cabrera on going to Venezuela: “They’ll kill me”

Being a professional athlete comes with many privileges. Fame, fortune, and the opportunity to play a game for a living are terrific rewards. However, the costs of fame are also a reality, especially in the world of Miguel Cabrera. MLive recently reported on Cabrera's recent decision to speak...

VIDEO: Flashback Fifteen Years To Miguel Cabrera At The MLB Futures Game

As Detroit Tigers fans, we all want to believe we saw the Miguel Cabrera train coming way far down the tracks. Well, either we did or we didn't. The reality is, he's not a Hall of Fame candidate and one of the greatest players to ever don...

EDITORIAL: Memo To Miggy – A Little Less Talk, A Little More Action Please

MLB: Detroit Tigers at Cleveland Indians
NOTE: The views expressed in this EDITORIAL do not necessarily reflect the views of Detroit Sports Nation or a majority of its writers and should not be misconstrued as such. The views contained within are the views of the author and the author alone. It's no secret...

Inside The Numbers: June turnaround for Detroit Tigers was not to be

Ah, summertime. Warm weather in the Metro Detroit area. Grilling, construction zones, golf, and of course, the best time of year to watch the Detroit Tigers play baseball. Unfortunately, the month of June was not a banner month for the 2017 Tigers squad and there is...

RUMOR: Teams showing interest in Alex Avila

MLB: Detroit Tigers at Cleveland Indians
One of the bright spots for the Detroit Tigers this season has been the play of Alex Avila. His stat line of .315 BA, .431 OBP, .586 SLG, 11 HR, and 28 RBI is incredible. All this in 56 games played and it has the heads...

Brad Ausmus doing best he can to shepherd underperforming Detroit Tigers

MLB: Minnesota Twins at Detroit Tigers
Detroit Tigers manager Brad Ausmus is the captain of the "I'm Not Wrong" team right now. The Tigers lost another game last night and are in the midst of a terrible stretch of baseball. https://twitter.com/matthewbmowery/status/877760107475386368 Here are some of the comments from Ausmus after the game last...

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