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

Courtroom sketch of Tom Brady is just plain scary! [Photo]

As you probably have heard by now, New England Patriots quarterback Tom Brady was in New York for a court hearing on Wednesday. The hearing is to try and settle the deflate-gate fiasco between Brady and the NFL. The most interesting thing that may have...

NBA rookies imitate LeBron, Kobe and more [Video]

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Watch as a few players from the 2015 NBA Draft class take turns at doing their best imitation of current and former NBA stars, including LeBron James and Kobe Bryant. I love how they made a game of it by having to pick a name...

Top 10 offensive players in Michigan football history

NCAA Football: Orange Bowl-Michigan vs Florida State
There is no doubt about it that the Michigan Wolverines have had an abundance of talent on the offensive side of the ball throughout their storied history. Here is a list of who I believe are the top 1o offensive players in Michigan football...

10 reasons why the Detroit Lions could win Super Bowl 50

2014 was a solid season for the Detroit Lions as they finished with a record of 11-5. That being said, the team failed to win a playoff game and many are saying the team will take a step back in 2015. I disagree with that...

Lance Moore’s value continues to grow for the Lions

When the Detroit Lions made the decision to sign Lance Moore in the offseason they had a couple of things in mind. First they knew Moore was familiar with offensive coordinator Joe Lombardi's system and that he would adapt quickly. Second, the Lions were...

The night that James McCann became a Tigers Captain

If you have ever played the game of baseball at any level, you know that the catcher is also known as the field general. Not only is he responsible for handling the pitching staff, blocking balls in the dirt, and lining up infielders for...

Jose Iglesias: ‘I don’t tell other people how to play their position’

In case you missed it, Jose Iglesias got a bit worked up in the Detroit Tigers dugout on Friday night. The incident included Iglesias shoving James McCann and having to be restrained by Nick Castellanos. A day later, Iglesias says he does not regret how...

Jose Iglesias shoves James McCann in Tigers dugout [Video]

It is still unclear exactly what led up to it, but Detroit Tigers shortstop Jose Iglesias was seen shoving his fellow teammate James McCann in the Tigers dugout during Friday's game against the Boston Red Sox. https://vine.co/v/ewr9OQ7Y2zU The incident occurred after the top of the sixth...

Harbaugh: Wolverines going with ‘bunker mentality’

Just in case you have been trapped in a giant bubble for the past seven months or so, this has been a very interesting offseason for Jim Harbaugh and the Michigan Wolverines. It seems like the newly hired head coach has been in the...

Darius Slay: ‘I can cover anyone on this planet’

One thing is for sure, Detroit Lions cornerback Darius Slay has supreme confidence in himself heading into the 2015 season and he is not afraid to make it known. Dave Birkett of the Detroit News reported that following Wednesday's practice at Novi High School, Slay was...

Ian Kinsler gets an ice bath following walk-off home run [Video]

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On Thursday, Ian Kinsler hit a walk-off home run to give the Detroit Tigers an 8-6 victory over the Kansas City Royals. Following the game, Kinsler was doing a post-game interview when Jose Iglesias approaches him with a towel. This usually means shaving cream in the face,...

MUST SEE: Guy hits home run with a backwards swing!

This one goes back to 2015, but let's face it, this is a must watch. The batters name is Renaud Lefort and he plays for the Montreal Les 4 Chevaliers. Watch as the right-handed batter stands in the left-handed batter's box and then somehow manages to hit...

Jim Harbaugh answers little boy’s question about drinking milk [Video]

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While addressing the media on Thursday, Jim Harbaugh was asked a great question by a young boy. Harbaugh's immediate response shows that he does have a soft side after all. Something tells me that as the season goes on, the questions will begin to get a...

Fantasy Football 2015: Top 10 Running Backs revealed

NFL Training Camps are underway which means that Fantasy Football Drafts are right around the corner. Take a look at which running backs will crack the top 10 in 2015. #10 - Jeremy Hill (Bengals) If Jeremy Hill was guaranteed to play on third down passing...

Lions claim former MSU defensive tackle Jerel Worthy off waivers

According to senior writer Tim Twentyman, the Detroit Lions have claimed former Michigan State University defensive tackle Jerel Worthy off waivers. https://twitter.com/ttwentyman/status/628679242692300800 Worthy was drafted by the Green Bay Packers in the second-round of the 2012 NFL Draft. As a rookie, he played 14 games and had 11 tackles...

Robbie Maddison surfs while riding dirt bike! [Video]

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This video could very well be one of the most incredible things that you will ever see. You are about to watch Robbie Maddison surf while riding a dirt bike that looks to have skis on the wheels. Make sure to watch until the end,...

A.J. Pierzynski frames pitch in dirt [Video]

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I have been watching and playing baseball for about 30 years now and have seen some pretty absurd frame jobs attempted by catchers, heck, I am sure I tried a few myself. That being said, the frame job attempted by Atlanta Braves catcher A.J. Pierzynski...

Jim Caldwell would prefer Calvin Johnson to tone it down a bit

In case you missed it, Calvin Johnson made a very Calvin Johnson-like play on Tuesday. There is only one problem, the diving catch came in the first Training Camp practice of the season for the Detroit Lions. Head coach Jim Calwell likes the effort, but...

One Lion thinks Eric Ebron could be the next Jimmy Graham

When the Detroit Lions selected Eric Ebron with the 10th pick of the 2014 NFL Draft, most experts and fans had one of two opinions. Some said he was going to be the next Jimmy Graham while others claimed it was way too high...

Calvin Johnson is not of this world [Video]

It may have been the first day of Training Camp for the Detroit Lions, but their star wide receiver Calvin Johnson is already in mid-season form. Watch as Johnson makes a diving play in front of cornerback Darius Slay. https://instagram.com/p/571czclgJ-/?taken-by=anthony_william_313 As a fan, I am not sure...

Former Lion Mel Farr dies at 70

It is with a heavy heart that I have to report the passing of former Detroit Lion, Mel Farr. Farr, who was 70-years-old, was drafted in the first round of the 1967 NFL Draft and played for the Lions from 1967-1973. While with the Lions...

Lions’ Zach Zenner: Ready for his opportunity

When the 2015 NFL Draft was completed, Zach Zenner's name was still on the board. There was definitely a level of disappointment in the Zenner camp when his name was not called, especially considering the career he had at South Dakota State. How can a...

James Ihedigbo: “I know how I feel and how I stand”

Detroit Lions safety James Ihedigbo had one of the best seasons of his career in 2014 and he wanted to get paid for it. The 31-year-old even went as far as threatening to hold out if he did not get a new contract from...

FLASHBACK: Daniel Norris make ‘Superman’ play in first Tigers start

On August 2, 2015, Daniel Norris made the most of his first start as a member of the Detroit Tigers, going 7.1 innings and giving up only four hits and one run as the Tigers beat the Baltimore Orioles that day, 6-1. In the bottom of the...

Stanley Johnson NBA Summer League highlights [Video]

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When the Detroit Pistons drafted Stanley Johnson in the recent NBA Draft, some were up in arms wondering how the team passed on Justise Winslow. Time will tell if the Pistons made the right move, but if you put any stock at all into the...

Jose Iglesias with yet another amazing play! [Video]

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The Detroit Tigers suffered a tough loss on Saturday to the Baltimore Orioles, but that that did not stop Jose Iglesias from showing off his glove once again. This time the Iglesias charged a ground ball, and in a single motion, he fielded and then...

Report: Blue Jays could be closing in on David Price

According to multiple MLB insiders, the Toronto Blue Jays could, in fact, be close to landing David Price from the Detroit Tigers. https://twitter.com/JonHeymanCBS/status/626785619176488960 https://twitter.com/Ken_Rosenthal/status/626783603394002945 Stay tuned to Detroit Sports Nation for further updates regarding the Tigers as the MLB trade deadline approaches.

LISTEN: Marlins play fart sounds during Nationals batting practice

In the latest episode of "What in the heck is happening in sports," the Miami Marlins decided it fun to flash back to middle school and play fart noises while the Washington Nationals players took batting practice. Check it out for yourself, it really happened. https://twitter.com/Holdenradio/status/626522863294619648  

Tigers could land top 5 prospect for David Price

Ever since the Detroit Tigers officially became sellers, rumors and speculation have been abundant across the baseball universe. According to USA Today's Bob Nightengale, some baseball executives believe the Tigers could end up landing a top five prospect for the services of David Price. https://twitter.com/BNightengale/status/626739215405965312 Julio Urias...

Top 10 future stars in Detroit sports

Miguel Cabrera, Pavel Datsyuk, Andre Drummond, and Calvin Johnson. We know who the current superstars in Detroit sports are now, but what about five years from now? The purpose of this list will be to determine who the future stars of Detroit sports will be in...

Calvin Johnson works out in mask that resembles Bane from Batman [Photos]

NFL players have come up with some pretty unique workouts over the years, but Detroit Lions wide receiver Calvin Johnson just took things to a new level. On Tuesday, Johnson tweeted out a few pictures showing the outfit he has to wear for his newest workout....

Michigan Football: Legends’ jerseys are now a thing of the past

According to numerous reports, the University of Michigan football team will no longer be wearing the "Legends" jerseys that had been worn for the last four seasons. https://twitter.com/nickbaumgardner/status/626078425577562112 Instead, Michigan will retire six jerseys before the Ohio State game this season. “The University of Michigan Athletic Department...

Lions fill final roster spot by signing DB R.J. Stanford

According to reports, the Detroit Lions have filled their final roster spot by signing defensive back, R.J. Stanford. https://twitter.com/ttwentyman/status/626067304414093312 Since 2010, Stanford has played with the Panthers, Dolphins and Bengals and could add some depth to the cornerback position.

Laken Tomlinson: Lions could go to Super Bowl this season

One thing is for sure as the Detroit Lions rookies reported to training camp on Tuesday, confidence is at an all-time high. Lions first round pick Laken Tomlinson wasted no time making his expectations known heading into the 2015 season. "It's very possible that we could go...

Blockbuster trade: Troy Tulowitzki to Toronto for Jose Reyes

In what may be the biggest trade deadline move so far in Major League Baseball, reports are that the Colorado Rockies have traded Troy Tulowitzki and LaTroy Hawkins to the Toronto Blue Jays for Jose Reyes, Miguel Castro and minor leaguers. https://twitter.com/Ken_Rosenthal/status/625885610390257664 https://twitter.com/Ken_Rosenthal/status/625888822597918721 https://twitter.com/Ken_Rosenthal/status/625891496349315072 https://twitter.com/jonmorosi/status/625901240086499328

Arizona Cardinals hire first female coach in NFL history

On Monday, the Arizona Cardinals did something that no other team in the history of the NFL has done, they hired a female coach. Jen Welter was hired for the summer by the Cardinals to help coach the inside linebackers. Though the job will only...

David Price: ‘The Tigers are never sellers’

By now you are probably as sick as I am about the question of whether or not the Detroit Tigers should be buyers or sellers as the trade deadline approaches. One of the players who has had his name mentioned in potential trades more than any...

This could be the best touchdown celebration ever! [Video]

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Ladies and gentlemen, the Jacksonville Sharks just brought touchdown celebrations to a whole new level. Do you smell what the Rock is cooking?

Lions’ DeAndre Levy sleds down active volcano! [Photos]

DeAndre Levy has emerged at one of the better linebackers in the NFL, he may also be one of the craziest. This time Levy decided it would be a great idea to go sledding down an active volcano in Leon, Nicaragua. I assume he is...

Darius Slay says the Lions defense is as talented as the Seahawks

If you have paid any attention at all to Detroit Lions cornerback Darius Slay and some of his comments this offseason, you know one thing, he has confidence in himself and his teammates. Slay just went one step further when he told Carlos Monarrez of the...

LeSean McCoy opens up party to everyone except Hulk Hogan

In case you missed it, earlier in the week, LeSean McCoy posted a very questionable party invitation to his Instagram account inviting only girls who were 21 years of age or older. After the invitation came under some big time fire, he decided to open...

Mark Dantonio pulls scholarship offer after recruit attends Ohio State camp

Michigan State had made an offer to offensive lineman Gavin Cupp, a 3-star recruit from Leispic, Ohio, for the class of 2016. Now that offer has reportedly been pulled after Cupp attended Ohio State's Friday Night Lights camp. https://twitter.com/AllenTrieu/status/624696798356094976 According to 247sports.com, MSU was in the lead to...

Royals acquire Johnny Cueto from the Reds

The Kansas City Royals have the best record in the American League and now they have gone out and added an ace pitcher. According to reports, the Royals have traded the Cincinnati Reds for Johnny Cueto. The deal has the Royals giving up three left-handed...

David Price’s agent: ‘Hard to say I’m optimistic about us staying’

With the trade deadline getting closer and closer, it's starting to look like the Detroit Tigers could deal David Price, at least that is what Price's agent Bo McKinnis is thinking. On Sunday, McKinnis told MLB Radio that he thinks Tigers GM Dave Dombrowski will wait...

It’s time for Matthew Stafford to put the doubters to rest

When the Detroit Lions selected Matthew Stafford with the first pick of the 2009 NFL Draft I was not thrilled. Don't get me wrong, I knew that quarterback was and is the most important position on a football team, but I just did not...

Could Miguel Cabrera be back sooner than expected?

On July 3rd, the worst possible scenario for the Detroit Tigers came true. Miguel Cabrera left the game against the Toronto Blue Jays with an injury and it was later determined he would miss anywhere from six to eight weeks with a Grade 3...

20 top selling MLB jerseys of 2015

    If you had to guess which jerseys are the top selling in Major League Baseball, which would you choose? Trout? Kershaw? Cabrera? Well, here are the top 20 selling jerseys in Major League baseball through the midpoint of the season. Did your favorite player make the...

Fantasy Football 2015: Top 10 Quarterbacks revealed

The 2015 NFL regular season is right around the corner which means it's fantasy football time! Here is my list of the top 10 fantasy quarterbacks for 2015. My advice to you, do not draft a quarterback in the first round of your draft....

Craziest pre-at-bat routine you will ever see! [Video]

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If you have ever played baseball at any level, you probably had a pre-at-bat routine that you did each at bat to get yourself comfortable. Personally I would take three half swings and then grip the bat as hard as I could before relaxing...

10 Most important things to watch for in Lions training camp

With training camp set to begin on August 3rd, the Detroit Lions are getting ready to make a run at a second consecutive playoff appearance. If that is going to happen, there are some key players on the team that absolutely must raise their...

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