Top 10 greatest Michigan Football players of all-time

The University of Michigan is currently the winningest college football program ever. Since being established in 1927, the Wolverines have compiled a staggering 962 wins and a .729 winning percentage, both tops in the nation entering the 2020 season. There have been some great coaches and especially players have had to come through the tunnel … Read more

What if the College Football Playoff had a ‘March Madness’ feel to it?

NOTE: The views expressed in this EDITORIAL do not necessarily reflect the views of Detroit Sports Nation or a majority of its writers and should not be misconstrued as such. The views contained within are the views of the author and the author alone. The 2017-18 College Football Playoff semifinal pairings were released on Sunday … Read more

Here’s a foolproof plan for expansion to eight teams in the College Football Playoff

LeBron vs Jordan in THE MATCH?

NOTE: The views expressed in this EDITORIAL do not necessarily reflect the views of Detroit Sports Nation or a majority of its writers and should not be misconstrued as such. The views contained within are the views of the author and the author alone. The College Football Playoff format has been a smashing hit since … Read more

ON THIS DAY: Red Wings legend Gordie Howe eclipses multiple NHL milestones

You can ask just about anyone that knows the sport of hockey on a rudimentary level who the greatest player to ever “lace ’em up” was. Good chance they’ll all say former Detroit Red Wings superstar Gordie Howe. Even some legendary players themselves would concur on that fact. Mr. Hockey cemented himself in hockey history with … Read more

FLASHBACK: No. 1 Ohio State vs. No. 2 Michigan meet in the “Game of the Century”

It’s been a little over a decade now since Michigan and Ohio State met in Columbus, to play in what has been referred to by many as the “Game of the Century.” Out of all of the great battles these two arch-rivals have had — 1991 and 2003, to name a couple — this one left … Read more

FLASHBACK: No. 5 Michigan defeats No. 4 Ohio State in 100th edition of “The Game”

While Michigan has not had much success in “The Game” against hated rival Ohio State this century, fans of maize and blue can always hang their hat on the outstanding game between the two back on November 22, 2003. It was the 100th edition of the long and storied rivalry.  As was the case for … Read more

FLASHBACK: Hello Heisman! Desmond Howard and Michigan crush Ohio State in 1991

As is customary every season during this week in college football, we reflect on some of the greatest games and moments in the history of “The Game” between Michigan and Ohio State. For the Wolverines, few will be able to top the 1991 edition of the rivalry. The 1991 Michigan team was among the better … Read more

Top 10 greatest Michigan State Football players of all-time

Recently, we listed the 10 greatest Spartan football players of the 21st century. This time we are busting open the history books, blowing some dust off some of the names, giving them a bit of a spit-shine, and bringing them to the forefront. To be fair to the names both on and off of this … Read more

Top 10 Michigan State Football players this century

Let’s be real here, as a fan of Michigan State, the 21st century has been pretty good to us. We’ve got countless Final Fours and a National Championship on the basketball court, and on the football field, we’ve seen numerous winning seasons, a couple BigTen titles and even a College Football Playoff spot. So it … Read more

Top 10 Michigan Football players this century

NCAA Football: Orange Bowl-Michigan vs Florida State

With Michigan’s real 2017 roster coming out, the hype has been building so we take a look at the best Wolverines since the year 2000. This list was a challenge to assemble. Several players that I left off have strong arguments in their favor. It’s worth a reminder that this is based solely on individual accomplishments, not … Read more

On This Day: Calvin Johnson torches Cowboys for 329 yards, silences Dez Bryant

NFL: Oakland Raiders at Detroit Lions

On October 27, 2013, the Detroit Lions hosted the Dallas Cowboys at the friendly confines of Ford Field. Prior to the game, the outspoken Cowboys receiver Dez Bryant opened his mouth and let the crap spew out in regards to comparing himself to the great Calvin Johnson. “I believe I can do whatever he can … Read more

Al Kaline takes on Hammerin’ Hank Aaron in Home Run Derby

If you’re anything like me, when I would come home from school there was an old baseball program on television called “Home Run Derby.” It isn’t like what we witness each July during the All-Star festivities; it featured two ballplayers, competing head-to-head for home runs. Each got three outs per inning and the game lasted … Read more

WATCH: The funniest baseball bloopers you will see

MLB: Cleveland Indians at Detroit Tigers

Baseball is a game of poetry. It has given us smoothing fielding shortstops like Joes Iglesias, Derek Jeter, and Ozzie Smith just to name a few. But for how graceful these players can be, sometimes it’s not as enchanting and becomes downright hilarious. Watch and enjoy the funniest baseball bloopers you’ll see.

WATCH: 1968 Detroit Tigers began the process of mending a broken city

Derek Hill Detroit Tigers

1967 was a devasting year for the city of Detroit. With riots plaguing the streets, armed guard lining the streets, and a martial-law-type rule governing the streets, the city was broken. When the 1968 baseball season rolled around, the Tigers kept winning. Their heroics on the field led to some healing off of it, as … Read more