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JUST IN: Detroit Lions receive news regarding Golden Tate’s status for SNF

NFL: Jacksonville Jaguars at Detroit Lions
When it was first announced that Detroit Lions receiver Golden Tate had suffered an injury to his shoulder against the New Orleans Saints in Week 6, the expectation was that he would be out of action for at least a couple of weeks. It...

LOOK: Twitter blows up after Jim Harbaugh calls Brandon Peters’ number vs. Rutgers

NCAA Football: Penn State at Michigan
If you have been paying attention to Michigan football this season, you are well aware of what has been an abysmal quarterback situation. The season began with Wilton Speight under center and he left much to be desired as he completed only 54.3% of his...

Look away Tigers fans: 2018 World Series odds revealed

If you happen to be a fan of the Detroit Tigers, you have probably accepted the reality that your team is going to have quite a few losses in 2018. After all, how is it possible for a team to lose players the caliber...

USPBL 2018 schedule announced

The USPBL just announced its schedule for their third season and baseball fans in the Detroit area should be excited. With open tryouts, cheap tickets, a great fan environment and quality players, the USPBL is what baseball should be. While the first year success...

LOOK: Detroit Tigers hire Chris Bosio as new pitching coach

When it was announced that Ron Gardenhire had been named the next manager of the Detroit Tigers, general manager Al Avila was able to check off the No. 1 offseason task on his list. Now, the next logical progression is for Gardenhire to pick out his staff,...

LOOK: Lions Ziggy Ansah included on ‘NFL trade deals that make sense’ list

NFL: Tennessee Titans at Detroit Lions
The National Football League trade deadline is set for October 31st and one would assume that Detroit Lions general manager Bob Quinn has been working the phones like a madman, trying to swing a deal to improve his roster. In a recent post by Pro Football...

MUST SEE: Ex-Lion Ndamukong Suh loses mind, grabs Ryan Mallett’s throat

Thursday night's matchup between the Miami Dolphins and the Baltimore Ravens turned out to be an absolute blowout as the Ravens came away with a 40-0 victory. Despite winning the game, the Ravens quarterbacks took quite the beating in the process. First, it was Ravens...

MUST SEE: Red Wings Anthony Mantha pounds Tampa Bay D Mikhail Sergachev

After getting off to a hot start to the season, the Detroit Red Wings had lost five games in a row heading into Thursday night's matchup against the Tampa Bay Lightning. It's clear the Red Wings coaches and players are getting more and more...

JUST IN: Could Anquan Boldin return to the Detroit Lions?

NFL: NFC Wild Card-Detroit Lions at Seattle Seahawks
Don't look now, but a familiar face wants to make a return to football and there's a chance he could be targeted by the Detroit Lions. According to Adam Schefter, former Lions wide receiver Anquan Boldin is interested in returning to the NFL and the...

MUST SEE: Justin Verlander screams at teammates prior to Astros rally

I have to admit that I decided to go to bed last night after Houston Astros pitcher Justin Verlander gave up two runs in the bottom of the 6th inning to put the Los Angeles Dodgers up 3-1 in Game 2 of the World...

JUST IN: Detroit Lions work out former Packers offensive lineman

The Detroit Lions offensive line could certainly be in better shape as the team prepares for their Sunday Night Football matchup against the Pittsburgh Steelers. On Tuesday, tackles Greg Robinson and Emmett Clearly (both with ankle injuries) were forced to miss practice, leaving the Lions...

3 wide receivers the Detroit Lions MUST consider trading for immediately

Trainwreck. That is the first word that comes to my mind when thinking about the Detroit Lions current wide receiver situation. With leading receiver Golden Tate expected to miss multiple weeks with a shoulder injury and rookie wideout Kenny Golladay attempting to get back into...

MUST SEE: Lions Matthew Stafford featured on iconic album cover

NBA: Cleveland Cavaliers at Detroit Pistons
When it comes to hip-hop artists, there are not many better than Eminem. The same can be said when it comes to NFL quarterbacks as Matthew Stafford of the Detroit Lions is considered by most to be one of the best in the business....

BREAKING: Detroit Lions sign K Matt Prater to 3-year extension

This coming weekend, the Detroit Lions will look to improve upon their 3-3 record when they host the Pittsburgh Steelers on Sunday Night Football. In advance of the big game, the Lions are expected to announce a big roster move. According to NFL insider Ian Rapoport, Pro...

WHOA! Ducks Kevin Bieska KO’s Flyers Radko Gudas with ‘Superman’ punch [Video]

With Halloween only a week away, little kids around the country are getting fired up to dress as their favorite character and collect as much free candy as possible. Some will go as a fireman, some as their favorite athlete or movie star, and...

JUST IN: Detroit Lions expected to re-sign quarterback

If you follow NFL transactions closely, you have come to realize that being a player on the fringe of making a roster can be compared to a roller coaster ride. That's exactly what Detroit Lions 2017 6th Round draft pick Brad Kaaya has already experienced...

LOOK: Former Detroit Lions 1st-Round pick included in trade speculation

If you were to poll Detroit Lions fans asking them to vote for one player on the team they would love to move before the trade deadline, an overwhelming majority would surely go to one player. That player, of course, is none other than tight...

JUST IN: Key Detroit Lions starter to make season debut on Sunday Night Football

The Detroit Lions have dropped two-straight games to fall to 3-3 on the season and there is no question about it that they need all the help they can get as they prepare to host the Pittsburgh Steelers on Sunday Night Football. As expected, the Lions...

Say it ain’t so! Former Detroit Tigers fan-favorite left off World Series roster

Unfortunately for Detroit Tigers fans, their team is not participating in the 2017 World Series after finishing dead last in all of Major League Baseball. That being said, many Tigers fans are excited to tune in to the World Series because it involves a couple...

JUST IN: Former Detroit Tigers Lou Whitaker and Alan Trammell get good news from Hall of Fame

Former Detroit Tigers second baseman Lou Whitaker and shortstop Alan Trammell are two of the best to ever play their positions, yet for one reason or another, neither player has been inducted into the National Baseball Hall of Fame. But there is still hope that...

Detroit Lions make multiple roster moves in advance of SNF matchup vs. Steelers

This coming weekend, the Detroit Lions will be looking to get back in the win column when they host the Pittsburgh Steelers on Sunday Night Football. In preparation for the game, the Lions have made a couple of roster moves, including activating defensive tackle Khyri Thornton from...

LOOK: 2 Detroit Lions listed as potential trade candidates

October 31st does not only mark one of best days of the year for kids looking to obtain and consume as much free candy as humanly possible, but it also marks the 2017 National Football League trade deadline. With the Detroit Lions currently sitting at...

BREAKING: Michigan announces another night football game

Let's face it, Michigan football is not having a great season so far, especially after Saturday night's 42-13 loss at the hands of the No. 2 Penn State Nittany Lions. That being said, there is no question about it that the Wolverines draw ratings, no matter...

Further proof that Ohio State fans care deeply about Michigan football

All week long, both fans of the Penn State Nittany Lions and Michigan Wolverines eagerly awaited Saturday's matchup in Happy Valley. It was clearly the biggest college football game of the weekend and there was little doubt it would end up being the highest...

3 Detroit Lions who MUST step up immediately

NFL: Tennessee Titans at Detroit Lions
The Detroit Lions are gravitating towards the norm. After a hot start to the season it seemed that they had covered their weaknesses enough to compete at a high level. The past few performances have shown that these weaknesses were just being covered up....

One trade Detroit Lions GM Bob Quinn MUST consider NOW

NFL: Combine
Not only did the Detroit Lions get destroyed by the New Orleans Saints in Week 6, but they also had a couple of injuries along the way, including one to their leading receiver, Golden Tate. Last Monday, Ian Rapoport broke the news that Tate is...

5 Reasons why we can ALL hate the Ohio State Buckeyes

This is Detroit Sports Nation and whether you are a fan of the Maize and Blue or the Green and White, we can all agree that Ohio State is absolutely awful and that the planet would be better without anything associated with it. Here is...

WTF! Detroit Free Press trolls the Lions following revealing of Super Bowl Halftime Show performer

The National Football Leauge has confirmed the headliner for the Super Bowl LII Halftime Show at U.S. Bank Stadium in Minnesota and it did not take long for a local news outlet to take an uncalled for shot at the Detroit Lions. According to NFL.com,...

WATCH: Pittsburgh Steelers pull off never before seen TD celebration

Prior to the start of the 2017 regular season, the NFL announced that it had decided to allow touchdown celebrations once again and since then, players around the league have been having quite a bit of fun after reaching paydirt. Some of those celebrations...

LOOK: Golden Tate posts video that will make Detroit Lions fans cringe

NFL: Jacksonville Jaguars at Detroit Lions
Not only were the Detroit Lions beaten badly by the New Orleans Saints in Week 6 but multiple players were banged up or injured along the way. One of those players was Golden Tate, who injured his right shoulder in the second half. According to...

MUST SEE: Former Spartan Drew Stanton dresses up as Superwoman after losing bet

You know what they say, "never make a bet unless you can afford to pay up." Apparently, former Michigan State quarterback Drew Stanton was willing to pay up after losing the Arizona Cardinals QB challenge. Take a look as Stanton warms up prior to Sunday's game...

Detroit Lions Week 7 Rooting Guide

The Detroit Lions (3-3) may be on a bye week but that does not mean that Week 7 is not important to their chances of making the playoffs. So, in case you are not sure about which teams to root for this week, we have...

MUST SEE: Every Ron Gardenhire ejection of his career

The Detroit Tigers have hired a new manager and it's none other than former Minnesota Twins skipper, Ron Gardenhire. There is no question about it that Gardenhire brings to the table a great knowledge of baseball, but he also brings a passion for the game...

LOOK: Michigan player displays lack of class following blowout loss at Penn State

On Saturday night, Michigan had a chance to pick up a signature win by going to Penn State and beating the No. 2 Nittany Lions on their home turf. But, that was the furthest thing from the case as Saquan Barkley and Trace McSorley...

BREAKING NEWS: Detroit Red Wings make trade with Pittsburgh Penguins

Following their third straight loss of the 2017 season, the Detroit Red Wings have made a trade. According to reports, the Red Wings have traded center Riley Sheahan and a 2018 fifth-round draft pick to the Pittsburgh Penguins for winger Scott Wilson and a 2018 third-round...

JUST IN: Former Ohio State quarterback in trouble for drug paraphernalia

According to reports, a former Heisman Trophy-winning quarterback from Ohio State is in trouble with the law. On Friday night, former Buckeye Troy Smith was cited in Ohio for both operating a vehicle under the influence and also for possession of drug paraphernalia. http://gty.im/98149812 From ABC 6: According to police...

Former Piston Bill Laimbeer was a bad man: NBA fights compilation [Video]

Bill Laimbeer
If you were a fan of Bill Laimbeer, especially during the late 80's and early 90's, you had the opportunity to watch one of the biggest badasses in NBA history. Laimbeer was a hard-nosed, physical player who was not about to back down from anybody....

WATCH: Tigers fans, Ron Gardenhire has a question for you…

On Friday, the Detroit Tigers introduced Ron Gardenhire as their next manager. He will be taking over a team that is coming off a last-place finish and is clearly in a rebuilding phase. Following his introductory press conference, Gardenhire had a question for Tigers fans...

BREAKING: Michigan football lands coveted top 2018 recruit

Jim Harbaugh may be off to a rough start against his biggest rivals but one thing he has not struggled with is recruiting. According to reports, Michigan has landed Mustapha Muhammad, the No. 3 ranked tight end in the 2018 ESPN 300. https://twitter.com/TomVH/status/921521012650393601 Muhammad, who is listed...

BREAKING NEWS: Mark Dantonio makes decision regarding RB LJ Scott

On Thursday, news broke that Michigan State running back LJ Scott was arrested for driving on a suspended license. It was the seventh time Scott had faced that or a similar charge. Spartans head coach Mark Dantonio released a statement on Friday, making a decision...

JUST IN: Detroit Tigers release statement from new manager Ron Gardenhire

On Thursday, news broke that the Detroit Tigers would be naming former Minnesota Twins skipper Ron Gardenhire as their next manager. http://gty.im/843078134 Gardenhire may be 59-years-old, but if his comments released by the team are any indication, his passion for the game of baseball is still...

REPORT: Detroit Red Wings close to deal with Andreas Athanasiou

The Detroit Red Wings have already played seven games of their 2017 schedule and there has been no sign of restricted free agent, Andreas Athanasiou, as he and the team have not been able to agree to a deal. But according to a report from Elliotte...

UGH! More potential bad news for the Detroit Lions

Through their first six games of the season, the Detroit Lions sit at 3-3. If you would have told most fans that before the season began, they would have taken it in a heartbeat. But that was then and this is now. After getting off...

Detroit Tigers News: Contract details emerge for Ron Gardenhire

On Thursday, news broke that the Detroit Tigers had decided to hire Ron Gardenhire as their next manager and it would become official once the contract negotiations were completed. Well, according to Jon Morosi, the deal between the Tigers and Gardenhire will be for three...

BREAKING NEWS: Detroit Tigers make final decision on next manager

Arguably the most important decision that Detroit Tigers general manager Al Avila faced this offseason was hiring a new manager. Well, according to Ken Rosenthal of The Athletic, Avila has made a decision and the next manager of the Tigers will be former Minnesota Twins...

BREAKING: Michigan State star running back’s future in jeopardy following arrest

Here we go again. Another black eye for the Michigan State football program. According to a report by Christopher Haxel from the Lansing State Journal, Spartans running back LJ Scott was arrested on Wednesday for driving on on a suspended license. From the Lansing State Journal: Michigan...

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....

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...

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