9 Most hated Detroit sports athletes in recent history

One thing is for sure, Detroit fans are extremely passionate about their sports. The athletes that play hard, do well, and show loyalty will always have a place in the hearts of the fans. That being said, if a player does not do those things, they will soon become hated for all time. Here is … Read more

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 a list of 5 reasons why the Ohio State Buckeyes … Read more

13 ‘Bad Luck’ moments in Detroit sports history

If you live in the state of Michigan, odds are that you root for Detroit teams and either Michigan or Michigan State. (If you do not fall into that category, don’t worry, we love you too!) If you do fall into that category, you have suffered through some terrible luck throughout the years. These can … Read more

Top 5 Detroit Tigers rookies in franchise history

Over the years the Detroit Tigers have fielded many outstanding players. What’s even more impressive is what some Tigers rookies accomplished during their first season. Let’s take a look back at the Top 5 Rookies in the history of the Detroit Tigers. All statistics for this post were gleaned from www.baseball-reference.com. *Note: We did not include … Read more

6 Most hated Detroit Red Wings villains of all time

There is no question about it that the Detroit Red Wings have had one of the most storied histories in NHL history. Not only have they won 11 Stanley Cups but they have been in the playoffs in over 70% of their seasons. During that time, the Red Wings have also run into some villains … Read more

Top 10 Most exciting Detroit sports icons of all-time

*No, Akil Baddoo did not make this list! (He may eventually) Detroit sports fans have had the privilege of watching some of the best in the game at their given sport. Thinking back to all the great athletes that we have seen wear a Detroit uniform, it is hard to just limit it to just … Read more

10 Notorious times the state of Michigan got jobbed by the refs

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No matter the sport, referees make mistakes. That being said, it seems like teams from the state of Michigan seem to get jobbed by the refs more than anyone else. Let’s take a look at ten notorious times the Great Lakes State felt the burn from the men in stripes (in no particular order): 1. … Read more

Pavel Datsyuk’s top 10 goals as a Detroit Red Wing [Videos]

Pavel Datsyuk is indescribable. For years, the jaw-dropping, one-of-a-kind moves he makes on the ice have left both the fans and the goalies he scores on speechless. From dekes to dangles, to that smile he cracks after he knows he made the entire team behind him dizzy, Datsyuk was one fun hockey player to watch. … Read more

Top 10 sports moments in Pontiac Silverdome history

On August 23, 1975, the Pontiac Silverdome opened its doors for the first time when the Detroit Lions hosted the Kansas City Chiefs in a preseason game. What is your favorite Silverdome moment of all time? Let us know in the comments section. *Note: For the NFL-related videos and WWE videos, you will have to … Read more

5 Greatest Detroit sports championships of all-time

Over the years, the city of Detroit has produced many dominant sports teams. Some of these teams came out of nowhere to win the title, whereas others were expected to contend and won it in a dominant fashion. Let us know if you agree or disagree. Which team deserved it? Which team did we miss? … Read more

10 Greatest teams from state of Michigan that failed to win a championship

Whether it was the 1984 Detroit Tigers, the Bad Boys era Pistons, or Red Wings teams of the late 1990s, just to name a few, fans of teams from the state of Michigan have certainly witnessed some amazing championships. But what about some of the great teams from Michigan that came up just short of … Read more

Top 5 Detroit athletes who also served in the United States Military

In honor of SPC Christopher David Allen Kube, who made the ultimate sacrifice for our country on July 14, 2007. Rest in Peace, Hero. You will NEVER be forgotten. “Our flag does not fly because the wind moves it. It flies with the last breath of each soldier who died protecting it.” -Unknown Detroit Sports … Read more

The 10 Greatest Detroit Video Game Athletes of All-Time

*Originally published by former DSN writer Ryan Van Dusen in August of 2015. Let’s get this clear right from the start: this is a list that, for the most part, set out to identify the most dominant Detroit-based video game athletes of all-time. But this rundown isn’t all about overall ratings. We made sure to leave at … Read more