Top 5 Most electrifying athletes in Detroit sports history

The city of Detroit has a long and storied sports tradition. From the dominance of the Detroit Red Wings in the 1990s, the 3-time NBA champion Detroit Pistons, the charter American League member and 4-time world champion Detroit Tigers to…well…the lovable Detroit Lions. To honor all that championship pedigree, history, and Honolulu Blue and Silver heartbreak we decided to put together … Read more

Phil Mickelson reveals what he is curious to find out about Barry Sanders at Rocket Mortgage Classic [Video]

On Tuesday, golfing legend Phil Mickelson was in Detroit to participate in the AREA 313 Celebrity Scramble with many celebrities from the area, including Detroit Lions great, Barry Sanders. Brad Galli of WXYZ had a chance to chat with Mickelson during the festivities and what it is like to rub shoulders with a guy like … Read more

Barry Sanders has message for Dan Campbell and Brad Holmes [Video]

The Detroit Lions have a new regime in town led by head coach Dan Campbell and general manager Brad Holmes. On Tuesday, Lions legend Barry Sanders was at the Rocket Mortgage Classic in Detroit and he was asked about what advice he has for Campbell and Holmes. “There’s been hockey championships, baseball championships, basketball championships, … Read more

Former Detroit Lions OL Hessley Hempstead dies

According to reports, former Detroit Lions offensive lineman Hessley Hempstead has died at the age of 49. Hempstead, who once blocked for the great Barry Sanders, reportedly passed away on June 11 after suffering a heart attack. Hempstead played in 31 games for the Lions from 1995-1997. Rest in Peace, Hess. Class of 1990 Hessley … Read more