MUST SEE: Detroit Lions first quarter grades are in

Call it luck, expected, surprising, or whatever adjective you wish. The fact of the matter is that the Detroit Lions have reached the quarter-mark of the season with a 3-1 record. Sure, some have underachieved. But thankfully, some have overachieved as well. Is this team’s performance through four games something that can reasonably be expected … Read more

WATCH: Matthew Stafford’s PERFECT reaction to being snubbed by ESPN

NFL: Los Angeles Rams at Detroit Lions

Detroit Lions quarterback Matthew Stafford famously played football at Highland Park High School in Dallas. Perhaps you heard once, or twice that it is the same high school that Lions great Bobby Layne attended. And perhaps you heard once, or twice, or A THOUSAND TIMES that Stafford’s childhood friend and teammate was Los Angeles Dodgers … Read more

On this date: Gordie Howe is inducted in the Hockey Hall of Fame

The late great Gordie Howe, on this date, August 24th, in 1972, was inducted in the Hockey Hall of Fame, only one year after he hung up his skates for the first time. In a rare move by the hall, the selection committee decided to waive the traditional three-year waiting period to induct one of … Read more