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Don Drysdale

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

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. https://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...

MUST SEE: Detroit Lions players dressing as superheroes for kids with cancer will make your day

So far in 2017, the Detroit Lions have been outstanding on the field as they are off to a 3-1 record. But, as we know and the Lions players know, some things are more important than football. Watch as Lions players dress up as superheroes for...

WATCH: Tom Petty’s Super Bowl XLII Haltime Show was perfect

Just after midnight, it was confirmed that singer Tom Petty had passed away at the age of 66. Petty went into cardiac arrest on Sunday and was later found unconscious in his home in Malibu. Petty's manager, Tony Dimitriades released the following statement on behalf of...

BREAKING: Michigan freshman cornerback arrested for alleged assault

According to a report from MLive, a redshirt freshman cornerback from the University of Michigan football team was arrested on Saturday. The report states that Nate Johnson was arrested this past weekend on the Michigan campus for allegedly attacking a female student. From MLive: Diane Brown, spokesperson...

MUST SEE: Detroit Lions Week 4 game ball presentation will bring tears to your eyes

On Friday, news broke that the father of Detroit Lions linebacker Steve Longa had been killed by an SUV while trying to cross the street. It was thought that Longa would likely miss Sunday's game against the Minnesota Vikings to return home to his...

BREAKING: Jim Harbaugh names starting QB for Michigan State game

Ever since Michigan's win at Purdue on Sept. 23, one of the biggest questions for head coach Jim Harbaugh has been which quarterback would get the nod against Michigan State on Oct. 7. Well, the wait is over and on Monday, Harbaugh told media members that...

LOOK: Detroit Lions vs. Carolina Panthers point spread released

So, how many of you thought the Detroit Lions would be 3-1 after the first quarter of the 2017 NFL season? Ok, we see a few of you raising your hand out there (though we don't believe you). Following a 14-7 road win over the Minnesota Vikings,...

LOOK: Detroit Tigers tweet out ‘Thank-You’ video to fans

It's finally over. Those are three words most Detroit Tigers fans were not expecting to be saying on the final day of the regular season. But, it is what it is and the 2017 team managed to finished tied with the San Francisco Giants for the...

BREAKING: Detroit Tigers secure No. 1 draft pick on final day of season

Let's face it. It has been a very difficult season for the Detroit Tigers and their fan base. Not only did the team come up (way) short in the win column but they said goodbye to a couple of great players (Justin Verlander and...

JUST IN: Week 6 Associated Press Top 25 poll released

Other than No. 5 USC losing on the road to No. 16 Washington State and No. 25 LSU losing at home to unranked Troy, it was a rather uneventful weekend of college football. Michigan used their bye week to start preparing for Michigan State, while...

Detroit Lions release hype video for Week 4 matchup with Vikings

NFL: Chicago Bears at Detroit Lions
The Detroit Lions were literally inches away from opening up the 2017 regular season with a 3-0 record. Unfortunately, Golden Tate's would be touchdown was reversed, a 10-second runoff was applied, and the Lions lost to the Atlanta Falcons 30-26. But, that is in the past...

LOOK: Detroit Lions latest roster move a good sign for offensive line

If the Detroit Lions want to go into Minneapolis and defeat the Minnesota Vikings to move to 3-1 on the season, they will have to protect Matthew Stafford and they will have to establish the run. On Saturday afternoon, the Lions announced a move that...

WATCH: Jim Harbaugh does ‘cannonball’ into Michigan diving pool

Hey, it seems like it's been a while since Michigan head coach Jim Harbaugh made the news for doing something a bit crazy. So, here ya go! Watch as Harbaugh jumps off the platform and does his version of a cannonball into the pool at the...

MUST SEE: Pure Michigan Spoof: Detroit Lions Unity Video

The Detroit Tigers are doing their best to clinch a last-place finish and a No. 1 draft pick in Major League Baseball, while the Red Wings and Pistons have no chance whatsoever of winning a championship in the near future. That leaves us with the...

BREAKING: Father of Detroit Lions linebacker Steve Longa dies after being struck by SUV

NFL: Green Bay Packers at Detroit Lions
When the Detroit Lions travel to Minnesota to take on the Vikings, they could be without one of their defensive players. According to a report from LehighValleyLive.com, Etienne Longa, the father of Lions linebacker Steve Longa, was struck and killed by an SUV on Thursday morning...

LOOK: Point spread for Detroit Lions vs. Minnesota Vikings finally released

This coming Sunday, the Detroit Lions will look to rebound from their controversial loss to the Atlanta Falcons as they travel to Minnesota to take on the Vikings. With both the Lions and Vikings sitting at 2-1, coupled with the Green Bay Packers moving...

Wait, What?!? Detroit Lions coaches refuse to defend own player being called ‘lazy’

NFL: Chicago Bears at Detroit Lions
Players and coaches are supposed to have each other's backs, right? Well, that does not seem to be the case with the Detroit Lions, at least not this time. On Wednesday, Minnesota Vikings defensive end Everson Griffen took a shot at Lions left tackle Greg...

REPORT: Former Detroit Tiger emerges as ‘strong candidate’ for manager position

It's official, Brad Ausmus is finally gone as manager of the Detroit Tigers! Well, he is not gone yet, but you get the point. So, the big talk of the town has been about who is going to be named as the next Tigers manager....

LOOK: Miguel Cabrera describes Detroit Tigers season in one word

Prior to the start of the 2017 MLB season, it would have been almost unimaginable to think the Detroit Tigers would be just 0.5 games behind the San Francisco Giants for the WORST RECORD IN BASEBALL!!! But, here we stand, on September 28th, and the...

JUST IN: Detroit Lion earns NFC Player of the Month award

Despite their heartbreaking loss to the Atlanta Falcons in Week 3, the Detroit Lions should be walking around with pride after starting off the season with a 2-1 record. One of the main reasons for the Lions success is their kicker, Matt Prater. On Thursday, Prater was...

TRASH TALK! Vikings DE Everson Griffen calls out Detroit Lions offensive lineman

This coming Sunday, the Detroit Lions will look to rebound from their controversial loss to the Atlanta Falcons, but that will be easier said than done as they travel to Minnesota to take on the Vikings. On Wednesday, Vikings defensive end Everson Griffen blatantly called...

MUST SEE: Detroit Lions Mic’d Up for controversial ending vs. Falcons

During their Week 3 game against the Atlanta Falcons, the Detroit Lions were literally inches away from moving to 3-0 on the season. Unfortunately, Golden Tate's go-ahead touchdown was taken off the board and following a 10-second runoff, the game was over with the Falcons prevailing...

WATCH: Lions T.J. Lang discusses controversial call vs. Falcons

NFL: Green Bay Packers at Detroit Lions
This past Sunday, the Detroit Lions were just seconds away from starting off the season 3-0. In fact, what likely would have been the game-winning touchdown was signaled by the officials and it looked like the Lions had defeated the Falcons. That is until it...

REPORT: Detroit Lions work out safety on Tuesday

When Bob Quinn took over as general manager of the Detroit Lions, he stressed the importance of building roster depth and always looking to improve. According to reports, on Tuesday, the Lions worked out former Chicago Bears safety Harold Jones-Quartey. https://twitter.com/caplannfl/status/912797872197918720 Jones-Quartey, who is 24-years-old, was originally...

NFL Power Rankings: You will not believe where the Detroit Lions are slotted

Last week, after beating the New York Giants on Monday Night Football, some publications actually dropped the Detroit Lions down a notch in their power rankings. Now, a week later, after a controversial loss to the Atlanta Falcons, the Lions are starting to get some love....

BREAKING: Detroit Lions sign offensive lineman, place G Joe Dahl on RI

Last night, we reported that the Detroit Lions would likely be signing an offensive lineman on Tuesday. Well, they made that official this morning by announcing that they have signed guard Tim Lelito out of Grand Valley State University. In a corresponding move, they placed...

JUST IN: Detroit Tigers making final push, only trail by 1/2 game

MLB: Cleveland Indians at Detroit Tigers
If you happen to be a die-hard fan of the Detroit Tigers, the 2017 season has been a very difficult one to watch. Yet, with just six games remaining in the regular season, they have put themselves in position to accomplish a feat not many...

LOOK: Golden Tate subtly trolls NFL after Cowboys touchdown is allowed

On Sunday, with just seconds remaining in the game, Golden Tate caught a pass from Matthew Stafford and dove into the end zone to give the Detroit Lions a 32-20 lead over the Atlanta Falcons. Until he didn't. The play was reviewed and the touchdown was...

Detroit Lions Golden Tate takes to Twitter: ’24 hours have gone by…’

NFL: Jacksonville Jaguars at Detroit Lions
The final seconds of Sunday's game brought on a roller coaster of emotions for both the Detroit Lions and the Atlanta Falcons. With the clock running down towards zero, Matthew Stafford connected with Golden Tate on what was called the go-ahead touchdown. But then, after...

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