Lions Draft 2016: Please Let This Work

First, a quick note on Quinn. I like him and I liked his press conference. That can probably be said of near any hire in professional sports history, but I am being serious. He seems like someone who will actually be involved with the team and front and center to answer questions when he is needed, unlike what this team

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Lions beat Packers, but at what cost?

It had been 24 years since the Lions had last won at Lambeau field. Through the Brett Favre years, the game that won Matt Flynn millions in free agency, to last year’s pivotal matchup which determined the winner of the NFC North, the Lions had lost them all. It was an automatic loss which could be counted on even before the

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The importance of the Battle for Paul Bunyan

The first thing a Michigan fan will tell you is that their rivalry with Michigan State doesn’t matter as much as the game against Ohio State. They’ll say that the last decade is an anomaly to the truth of decades of dominance in the all-time series, which Michigan leads 68-35 with 5 ties. But from what happened Saturday, I can tell you

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Harbaugh’s Day Has Arrived, But Michigan’s Has Not

Just 36 hours separated from a new year, the University of Michigan football program celebrated a new era. Jim Harbaugh was announced to be the 19th head coach of the maize and blue on December 30, 2014 and 247 days of mass hysteria have ensued since. He has been the story at the center of the college football universe, a political

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Why the Tigers Need to Sell

With the coming MLB trade deadline, rumors of stars switching teams swirl and debates of buyers and sellers heat up. Perhaps no team is in a more interesting position than the Detroit Tigers, who are in the midst of a season that has fallen way short of preseason expectations. The Tigers have been big free agency and deadline players over

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NHL Eastern Conference Preview

Ah yes, playoff hockey is back. No sport can compare its playoff season to that of the NHL, so just accept it. The fight for playoff position in the Eastern Conference was intense and will be sure to carry over to the second season. #1 New York Rangers vs. #4 Pittsburgh Penguins Winner: Rangers in 4 This one is pretty

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Make Honorary Patches Mean Something

In sports, an honorary patch is meant as a remembrance of a player, either for their performance on the field of play or their character off of it. Or at least it used to. The St. Louis Cardinals reported to spring training in Jupiter, Florida today donning “OT” memorial patches. The uniform addition is in honor of recently deceased outfielder Oscar

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#DeflateGate is Goodell’s Problem, Not the Patriots’

By Hank Greening #Deflategate. The hashtag and term that is likely driving sports fans into delirium. It’s nauseating and needs to stop. Now, I understand why it gets the coverage that it does, it’s the week before the Super Bowl and is the only football story out there. That’s just how media and the non-story generator known as ESPN work. But despite

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