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Don Drysdale

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

MUST SEE: NFL on FOX releases ‘Detroit vs. Everybody’ video featuring Matthew Stafford

On Thanksgiving Day, the Detroit Lions will be hosting the Minnesota Vikings at Ford field in what is being called one of the biggest games of the NFL season. In advance of the game, NFL on FOX played the following "Detroit vs. Everybody" video, documenting...

LOOK: Vikings WR Stefon Diggs to wear cleats featuring Detroit rap legend

When Minnesota Vikings wide receiver Stefon Diggs trots out onto Ford Field on Thanksgiving Day to take on the Detroit Lions, he will be doing so in some slick, custom-made cleats that just so happen to feature a Detroit rap legend. As you can see below,...

BREAKING: Detroit Lions Thanksgiving Day inactive list revealed

This afternoon, the Detroit Lions (6-4) will host the Minnesota Vikings (8-2) in what many are calling a "must-win" game for the Lions. If Detroit can come away with another Thanksgiving Day win, they will climb within one game of the Vikings, who currently...

BREAKING: Jim Caldwell reveals Dwight Freeney’s Thanksgiving Day availability

It took a lot longer than we would have hoped for, but on Wednesday, general manager Bob Quinn finally made a move to help solidify the Detroit Lions defensive line by claiming Dwight Freeney off waivers. http://gty.im/867900306 Freeney, who is 37-years old, was placed on waivers...

MUST SEE: Dwight Freeney tweets ‘confused’ message after being claimed by Detroit Lions

There is no question about it that the Detroit Lions need help on the defensive line, especially when it comes to rushing the passer. Well, they may have found just what the doctor ordered. On Wednesday, news broke the Lions had claimed veteran defensive end...

BREAKING: Detroit Lions final Thanksgiving Day injury report revealed

On Thanksgiving Day, the Detroit Lions and Minnesota Vikings will square off in what will be an extremely important game in terms of the NFC North standings. With a win, the Lions (6-4) will climb to within one game of the Vikings (8-2) for...

LOOK: Is Nicklas Lidstrom returning to the Red Wings…as an organist?

Nicklas Lidstrom is quite possibly the greatest defenseman ever to play in the National Hockey League. In 20 seasons with the Detroit Red Wings, he scored 264 goals, dished out 878 assists, while putting up a career +450 in the +/- department. He was also...

WATCH: Justin Verlander unveils newest $450K toy, and it’s perfection

What Justin Verlander wants, Justin Verlander gets. He wanted to win a World Series, check. He wanted to marry supermodel Kate Upton, check. He wanted to own a badassed $450K car, check. http://gty.im/869213748 On Tuesday, Verlander revealed his newest whip, a 2017 Ford GT, which is valued at $450,000...

2 defensive players the Detroit Lions MUST sign now

NFL: Combine
The Detroit Lions (6-4) have a golden opportunity on Thanksgiving Day when they host the Minnesota Vikings (8-2) at Ford Field. With a win, the Lions will only be one game back of the Vikings in the NFC North, while a loss would all...

LOOK: Former Detroit Tigers manager Brad Ausmus lands job

When Brad Ausmus was hired by the Detroit Tigers, the hope was he would help get them over the hump and win a World Series. Unfortunately, in his four seasons as manager of the Tigers, Ausmus was unable to get the job done, including...

WHOA! Michigan could be working on ‘lifetime’ contract with Jim Harbaugh

NCAA Football: Michigan at Ohio State
Ever since Jim Harbaugh became the head coach at Michigan, there have been constant rumors about him leaving for the NFL. Those rumors have yet to come to fruition and Harbaugh has been consistent about his loyalty to the Wolverines. According to former Notre Dame...

WTF! Big Ten Network trolls Michigan football on Twitter

This coming Saturday at the Big House, Michigan and Ohio State will once again square off in the biggest rivalry in college football. As we know, during this week (sometimes longer for some), the folks down in Ohio don't like us Michigan folk too much...

REPORT: Michigan DL Chase Winovich hit by Ohio State fan

NCAA Football: Penn State at Michigan
One year ago, the University of Michigan football team traveled to Columbus, Ohio with one goal. That goal, of course, was to beat the Ohio State Buckeyes on their own turf and to advance to the Big Ten Championship game, where they would have...

LOOK: Michigan’s Karan Higdon has some strong words on Ohio State ‘spot’

At high noon on Saturday, the Ohio State Buckeyes will invade the Big House to take on the Michigan Wolverines in the biggest rivalry game in all the land. Since taking over as the head coach at Michigan, Jim Harbaugh has not been able to...

MUST SEE: Detroit Pistons dancer gets engaged at Little Caesars Arena

On Monday night, the Detroit Pistons hosted LeBron James and the Cleveland Cavaliers at Little Caesars Arena. But it was not the game that Pistons dancer Erynn will remember about this night. Watch as the Pistons dance team does their performance as usual until the very...

LOOK: Detroit Lions vs. Minnesota Vikings initial injury report revealed

On Thanksgiving Day, the Detroit Lions (6-4) will host the Minnesota Vikings (8-2) at Ford Field in what is being advertised as one of the biggest Turkey Day games in Lions history. With a win, the Lions would move to within one game of the...

JUST IN: 2018 Detroit Tigers batting practice caps revealed

Let's face it, our minds may be on football at this time of year but baseball always has a place in our hearts. Especially Detroit Tigers baseball! The Tigers are expected to struggle in 2018 but by the looks of their new batting practice hats,...

JUST IN: Former Ohio State star WR killed in car crash

We have some extremely sad news to pass along to you this afternoon regarding a former Ohio State football player. According to a report from the Dallas Morning News, former Buckeyes wide receiver Terry Glenn has died as a result of a car crash in...

LOOK: ‘Source’ comments on Jim Harbaugh’s chances of returning to NFL

NCAA Football: Orange Bowl-Michigan vs Florida State
Ever since the day Jim Harbaugh was named the head coach of the University of Michigan football team, there have been constant rumblings about him going back to the NFL. As we know, despite winning 10 or more games in each of his first two seasons,...

Former Detroit Tigers coach Omar Vizquel lands managerial job

MLB: New York Mets at Detroit Tigers
For the past four seasons, 11-time Gold Glove winner Omar Vizquel served as the first base coach for the Detroit Tigers. When Tigers GM Al Avila announced that Brad Ausmus would not return as manager in 2018, Vizquel was one of the options to...

Lions’ Darius Slay comments on botched game-ending interception, like only he can

NFL: Chicago Bears at Detroit Lions
With the NFL Pro Bowl voting opening up this past week, the talk of the town has been about which Detroit Lions players are deserving of a selection. Of course, Matthew Stafford and Glover Quin have gotten their fair share of hype, but it's...

MUST SEE: Chicago Bears mascot disgusted by field goal miss to send game to OT

On Sunday, the Detroit Lions used a late 52-yard field goal by Matt Prater to escape the Windy City with a 27-24 win. The victory moved the Lions to 6-4 on the season, two games back of the NFC North-leading Minnesota Vikings (8-2) who...

Detroit Lions vs. Minnesota Vikings Thanksgiving Day point spread revealed

In Week 11, the Detroit Lions (6-4) used a late 52-yard field goal by Matt Prater to beat the Chicago Bears 27-24, while the Minnesota Vikings (8-2) scored 24 unanswered points in an impressive win over the Los Angeles Rams. http://gty.im/874240822 On Thanksgiving, the Lions and...

BREAKING: Detroit Lions Week 11 inactive list revealed

As the Detroit Lions make their final preparations for their Week 11 matchup in Chicago against the Bears, they have released their inactive list. Those who will not be playing in today's game are RB Dwayne Washington, OL Emmett Cleary, OL Don Barclay, LB Jalen...

Justin Verlander and Kate Upton reveal secret on Jimmy Fallon Show

Heading into the 2017 Major League Baseball season, Justin Verlander's goal, like any other year, was to win the World Series. Well, that's exactly what he accomplished, except it was not with the team he started the season with. With the Detroit Tigers out of the...

WATCH: Miguel Carbrera works out with LeBron James’ trainer

2017 is a season Detroit Tigers slugger Miguel Cabrera would rather just put behind him. In 130 games, Miggy only hit .249 with 16 home runs and 60 RBIs. His slugging percentage (.399) and OPS (.728) were both career lows. Just last week during the...

The Game: Michigan vs. Ohio State point spread released

On Saturday, the University of Michigan will host Ohio State in the biggest rivalry game in all of college football. http://gty.im/499068378 According to the Wynn Las Vegas, Ohio State is an 11-point favorite over Michigan, who will be looking to play spoiler at the Big House. The...

Wisconsin players have message for Michigan players as they walk off field

On Saturday, Michigan squared off against Wisconsin in a meaningful game for both teams. The Wolverines were looking to pick up their first big win of the season while the Badgers had the goal of remaining undefeated on the season. In the first half, Michigan...

WTF!! Michigan gets absolutely screwed on touchdown review vs. Wisconsin

For Michigan to beat undefeated Wisconsin on Saturday, most agreed the Wolverines had to play their best game of the season against the Badgers. Little did they know, Michigan would also be playing against the referees. http://gty.im/874146324 Trailing 7-0 in the second quarter, Wolverines quarterback Brandon Peters...

LOOK: Wisconsin fans try to troll Jim Harbaugh with College GameDay signs, fail miserably

For those of you who have been following ESPN's College GameDay over the years, you have probably come to realize the only real reason to watch is the signs. Each week, fans get to the GameDay location bright and early, hoping to grab the perfect...

Former Michigan star Jourdan Lewis reminds Wisconsin of one thing prior to Saturday’s game

NCAA Football: Penn State at Michigan
Today, at high noon, the No. 19 Michigan Wolverines (AP Poll) will square off against the undefeated and No. 5 ranked Wisconsin Badgers. Though the Wolverines chances of winning the Big Ten East are very slim at this point, that does not mean they...

LOOK: Former Detroit Tigers relief pitcher suspended 50 games

One thing is for sure, as long as there is money involved in athletics, there will always be a number of players who will do whatever is necessary to get to the top, even if it means breaking the rules. http://gty.im/649038086 According to MLB writer Jason Beck,...

FLASHBACK: Barry Sanders vs. Bo Jackson on MNF

On December 10th, 1990, fans across the country had the opportunity to watch two of the most talented running backs in the history of the league square off on Monday Night Football at the Pontiac Silverdome. The Lions great Barry Sanders and the Raiders...

Is Detroit Lions OC Jim Bob Cooter headed to Tennessee?

In 2015, Matthew Stafford and the Detroit Lions were struggling to score points under the playcalling of then offensive coordinator, Joe Lombardi. After dropping a game to the Minnesota Vikings to drop to 1-6 on the season, Lombardi was fired and Jim Bob Cooter,...

MUST SEE: Red Wings C Dylan Larkin was mic’d up for win over Flames

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On Wednesday night, the Detroit Red Wings absolutely destroyed the Calgary Flames by a score of 8-2. As the Wings were blowing out the Flames, the emotions got the best of both teams and a brawl broke out which even involved the goaltenders. CLICK HERE...

GOTCHA! Rookie Brad Kaaya trolls Theo Riddick in Detroit Lions locker room

On Saturday, the then-No. 3 ranked Notre Dame Fighting Irish squared off against the undefeated and No. 7 Miami Hurricanes. Despite the game being played in Miami, most of the so-called "experts" picked the Irish to come away with a big win, further cementing their...

Matthew Stafford Mic’d Up vs. Browns: ‘One F***ing heartbeat!’

It was not easy but when all was said and done, the Detroit Lions handled their business by defeated the Cleveland Browns 38-24 at Ford Field. After a slow start, Lions quarterback Matthew Stafford turned on the heat and at the end of the day,...

LOOK: Tigers Daniel Norris tweets special request to J.D. Martinez

When the Detroit Tigers made the decision to trade outfielder J.D. Martinez to the Arizona Diamondbacks this past season, many fans shook their head in disgust. After all, how in the world could GM Al Avila be dumb enough to trade away one of...

Detroit Tigers GM Al Avila seems content on passing on the ‘next Babe Ruth’

During his illustrious 22-year career, the great Babe Ruth led the league in home runs on 12 separate occasions, including 11 out of 13 seasons during his prime. Overall, the "Great Bambino" hit a whopping 714 Major League round-trippers and had 2,214 RBIs, all while posting...

LET’S GO! 2017 Detroit Lions ‘Playoff Push’ hype video

After coming from behind to dispose of the Cleveland Browns this past Sunday, the Detroit Lions (5-4) now shift their focus to the Chicago Bears, who they will play on the road in Week 11. If the 2017 Detroit Lions want to find themselves participating in...

REPORT: 97.1 The Ticket’s Mike Valenti makes decision on New York sports radio gig

If you pay attention to Detroit sports radio, there is little doubt that you have heard of 97.1 The Ticket's host Mike Valenti. He has grown his popularity through the years, including spending 13 years with his former co-host Terry Foster on the "Valenti...

Detroit Lions sign two players, place two others on waivers

As the Detroit Lions (5-4) continue their preparations for their upcoming road game against the Chicago Bears, they have made some roster moves. On Tuesday, the Lions announced they have signed free-agent WR Jace Billingsley and DE George Jones. In corresponding moves, the team placed WR...

5 Detroit Lions worthy of your Pro Bowl vote

Though we are just past the halfway point of the 2017 season, it's always fun to discuss which players on the Detroit Lions are deserving of a Pro Bowl selection. NFL players are voted on by the coaches, the fans, and the players themselves. The best...

NFL Playoffs? The Detroit Lions will not be able to back their way in this time

In 2016, the Detroit Lions qualified for the NFL Playoffs for the second time in three seasons. Not a bad accomplishment for a franchise that has become accustomed to playing out the 16-game regular season schedule and then watching the playoffs from home. But as...

YUCK! Ohio State’s alternate uniforms for Michigan game are an embarrassment

There are three things that are certain in life. Death, taxes, and Michigan and Ohio State playing in the final week of the Big Ten regular season schedule. This coming Saturday, Ohio State will invade the Big House and it has been revealed that they...

JUST IN: Wilton Speight returns to practice, Harbaugh names starting QB for Wisconsin game

Since taking their lumps against Penn State, Jim Harbaugh and the Michigan Wolverines have caught fire, winning three-straight Big Ten games to move to 8-2 on the season. Despite the winning streak, it is still a long shot that the Wolverines pass Ohio State,...

JUST IN: Detroit Tigers sign relief pitcher Mark Montgomery

And so it begins. The 2017 Major League Baseball GM meetings are officially underway in Orlando and the Detroit Tigers have already made a minor move. According to Anthony Fenech of the Detroit Free Press, the Tigers have agreed to a deal with career minor league...

JUST IN: Detroit Lions vs. Chicago Bears point spread revealed

On Sunday, the Detroit Lions (5-4) will look to continue their winning ways when they travel to the Windy City to take on the Chicago Bears (3-6). According to Skybook, the Lions have opened as a 3-point road favorite over the Bears. Check out Lions...

JUST IN: Point spread released for Michigan vs. Wisconsin

This coming Saturday, Jim Harbaugh, and his Michigan Wolverines will be in Madison as they prepare to take on the Wisconsin Badgers. According to Bovada, Wisconsin is currently a 7.5 point favorite over Michigan. The Over/Under for the game has not yet been released. http://gty.im/871845700 Since getting...

WATCH: Lions Golden Tate gives us the most important TD celebration of all-time

NFL: Green Bay Packers at Detroit Lions
Leading up to Sunday's game against the Cleveland Browns, Detroit Lions wide receiver Golden Tate made it a point to salute the United States Armed Forces in honor of Veterans Day. First, on Friday, Tate was at the Detroit Pistons game and he had a...

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