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Founder of Detroit Sports Nation - Jeff Bilbrey manages the day to day operations of Detroit Sports Nation as well as all content delivery systems, ad networks and social platforms. Email him at detroitsportsnation@gmail.com

NHLPA Memo outlining the union’s Nov. 21 CBA proposal

TSN has released a memo that outlines the latest proposal to the NHL. - Comment below and let us know what you think!  The NHLPA's Negotiating Committee today provided the NHL Owners with a comprehensive 6 page proposal on the key issues (see below). As you...

Detroit Lions Vs. Houston Texans – Game Preview

VS   The Detroit Lions will host the Houston Texans in the 73rd-Annual Thanksgiving Day Game on Thursday with kickoff set for 1 p.m. from Ford Field. The Lions have played 23 different teams since the first Thanksgiving Day game in 1934 and carry a 33-37-2...

NFL.com’s NFL Power Rankings – Week 12

NFL.com has released this week's power rankings. You can also see them and join in on their conversation at their site. By Elliot Harrison Analyst, NFL.com and NFL Network Our Detroit Lions fall to 18th in the NFL.com power rankings. Do you agree with NFL.com, or do...

VIDEO: Should Shea Weber be punished for his attack on Zetterberg?

httpv://youtu.be/XiMgjO0EgtE Shea Weber shoves Henrik Zetterberg's face into the glass during Game 1 of the Wings-Preds 1st Round series.

WATCH: Jim Schwartz Vs. Jim Harbaugh – Rumble in Motown!

httpv://youtu.be/8zp1Q0MZE9Y Fight between Jim Schwartz Lions Head Coach VS. Jim Harbaugh 49ers head coach. 49ers End Lions Perfect record of (5-0). 10-16-2011

Lions defeat the Vikings 26-23 – Go 3 in a row to start the season for the first time since 1980

Wow. Did you see that catch? Did you see that kick? Did you see that comeback? Unbelievable. In a game where everyone felt that usual sense of dread around the end of the first quarter, the Lions proved they don't deserve to be called 'the...

Lions – Vikings – Pre-Game

  The Detroit Lions will travel to Minnesota this week for their first NFC North divisional game of 2011 against the Vikings. Kick off at Mall of America Field is set for 1 p.m. ET. Detroit will be looking for their first 3-0 start since 1980. After...

Lions scalp the Chiefs 48-3

2 and 0. A more beautiful sentence has not been uttered in the Detroit Sports world since "and the Tigers are headed to the World Series!". The Lions not only beat the Chiefs today, they did so in record setting fashion. Today's 48-3 sets the record...

Verlander going for 24th win against A’s

  Tigers vs Athletics Sunday 9/18, 4:05 PM ET at Oakland Coliseum Radio: DET: WXYT 97.1 FM / 1270 AM OAK: 95.7 FM The Game TV: DET: FS-D HD OAK: CSNCA The Tigers have two weeks to enjoy a great achievement and prepare for the playoffs. Detroit, which clinched its first division championship since 1987 on Friday...

Lions Vs. Chiefs 9/18/11

All signs are pointing to another Lions win this week. The Lions are facing a Chiefs team that is coming off of a crushing 41-7 loss to the Bills, meanwhile, the Detroit's offense put up 27 points on Tampa Bay's defense behind 305 yards passing by...

Lions defeat the Buccaneers 27-20

In a game where the Lions controlled most of the clock and the scoreboard, Lions fans have much to be excited about. Taking into account the 4 straight wins from last season, the Lions are staring down the pipe of a 5 game win...

Lions release final roster – trim to 53

Punter Nick Harris is among those players cut by the Detroit Lions today in their attempt to bring the Lions starting roster to the league mandated 53. Harris has been with the team as starting Punter since 2003. The Lions released the following players: WR Dominique...

Charley Marcuse – Detroit’s Singing Hot Dog Man

httpv://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_P_FQGWch9c Charley Marcuse, a Detroit Tigers hot dog vendor since 1999, demonstrates the sometimes controversial operatic pitch he uses to sell dogs at Detroit's Comerica Park. Marcuse has parlayed his fame into a line of mustard, Charley's Ballpark Mustard. Below, a Detroit fan brings his own...

Duck, dive and dodge for Detroit – Dodgeball in the D

Metro Detroiters Invited to Make History August 20 as Dodge Brand Presents World Record-Breaking Dodgeball Game in Detroit Detroit, MI, August 13, 2011 --(PR.com)--  The sponsors and founders of “Dodgeball in the D” invite Metro Detroiters of all ages, ethnicities and zip codes to come together...

Nominate DSN for Most Valuable Detroit Sports Blog

Detroit Sports Nation needs your help! We are competing for  the title of Most Valuable Detroit Blog in the Sports category. Please take a few moments to nominate DSN in the sports category. August 16 – September 9 the voting will be open and we...

Nick Fairley undergoes Surgery on Foot

In what seems to be a sick and twisted joke - DT Nick Fairley has had to undergo surgery on his injured foot - injured during a special teams drill on Monday.  He will miss a significant amount of training camp. Chris McCosky of the...

The Stuff You Missed – 07/30/11

The Stuff You Missed is a feature where we review the week in DSN articles, reminding you of the articles you may have missed. The NFL and the NFLPA come to terms on a new long term deal The Lions make moves in Free Agency, signing...

Lawrence Frank hired as new Pistons coach

This isn't really a suprise to anyone, as the news broke some time ago - however the Pistons have finally scheduled a press conference for Wednesday where they are expected to announce the 4 year deal with Lawrence Frank. Frank, an assistant coach with Boston...

OTD: Justin Verlander completes second no-hitter of his career

5/7/11: Justin Verlander throws the second no-hitter of his career and the seventh in Tigers history, getting all 27 outs without a hit

Lions sign draft picks, and a whole mess of undrafted free agents

  Below is a list of the recent signings by the Detroit Lions. TE Preston Dial is the notable signing from the undrafted FA list. 6-3 / 237lbs, in 2010 he caught 25 passes for 264 yards and three touchdowns ... averaged 10.6 yards per catch and 20.3...

NFL players set to OK labor deal

NFL players set to OK labor deal : http://usat.ly/mUlAh3 We will update as more information is released. Update: from espn.com http://m.espn.go.com/nfl/story?storyId=6799198&wjb WASHINGTON -- NFL owners and players agreed early Monday to the terms of a deal to end the lockout, and players were expected to begin the voting...

Report: NFLPA* expected to meet Monday, recommend ratification of deal | ProFootballTalk

  We’ve been so “close” to the end of the lockout for so long that we hesitate to get too excited about any report. With that disclaimer out of the way, ESPN’s Chris Mortensen has news that should make football fans smile from coast to coast. After...

The V-Mart Slide

7/19/11: Detroit's Victor Martinez makes an acrobatic move to avoid Kurt Suzuki's tag at the plate

The Stuff You Missed – 7/22/11

The Stuff You Missed is a feature where we recap the week in DSN, reminding you of the awesomeness that you may have missed. Hope Solo brings all her milkshakes to the yard, and all her sexy friends too Brandon Inge is Designated, the Tigers pick...

Pure Michigan: Detroit Tigers

httpv://youtu.be/HSJhqugGprU "So while the Tigers haven't won a championship since 1984, the team still has their great white hope -- the hope that Brandon Inge will return. And if he doesn't, fans will still remember him as one of the all-time greats."

5 Epic Baseball Meltdowns / Ejections

Nothing is better in baseball than when a player or a manager goes freaking ballistic on an umpire. We have put together a list of 5 of the most epic baseball ejections, with video, but of course. #5: Manager Ejected, Autographs 1st Base, and...

Looking for Lions and Pistons writers

We are currently searching for 2 experienced writers to cover the Lions and the Pistons. Each writer will recieve a custom blog, hosted on our server. Posts will be featured on detroitsportsnation.com. Writers will cover one sport. If you have an existing wordpress blog, your...

Tigers designate Brandon Inge for assignment

BY SHAWN WINDSOR DETROIT FREE PRESS he Detroit Tigers today traded for Kansas City Royals third baseman Wilson Betemit. After tonight's 7-5 loss to the Athletics, Tigers general manager Dave Dombrowski announced that the team will officially designate Brandon Inge for assignment tomorrow. The plan is for Inge to...

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