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Watch Ronald Roberts Posterize Jonas Jerebko

Watch Ronald Roberts Posterize Jonas Jerebko

dimemag.com Updated 1 hour ago
You’re probably not familiar with Sixers camp invite, Ronald Roberts, Jr.. The four-year player out of Saint Joseph’s went undrafted in June, and he’s on the bubble to make the Philly team after getting a camp invite and suffering a quad contusion that’…
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  • Tigers' Cabrera undergoes surgery on ankle

    Tigers' Cabrera undergoes surgery on ankle

    ESPN.com 3 hours ago
    The Detroit Tigers say slugger Miguel Cabrera has undergone successful surgery to remove bone spurs in his right ankle and to repair a stress fracture.
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  • It’s feast or famine – beat them or beat it – for NHL coaches t…

    It’s feast or famine – beat them or beat it – for NHL coaches these days

    thehockeynews.com 4 hours ago
    The coaching business in the NHL is about to get crazier thanks to the pending free agency of Red Wings bench boss Mike Babcock, who almost assuredly will set a new record for a coach’s salary whether he stays in Detroit or moves on to a new place of em…
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  • Kickalicious visits the Lions in London

    Kickalicious visits the Lions in London

    Kickalicious is back with the Lions. But only for a visit, to the chagrin of some Lions fans. Havard Rugland, the Norwegian kicker whose trick kick video made him an Internet celebrity and got him a spot on Detroit’s preseason roster last year, stopped …
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  • Lions' Waddle practices, 'good' after concussion

    Lions' Waddle practices, 'good' after concussion

    Lions right tackle LaAdrian Waddle said he did not realize he had suffered a concussion late in Sunday's win over New Orleans until the game was over.
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  • Lions' Caldwell: Hester's returns an 'art form'

    Lions' Caldwell: Hester's returns an 'art form'

    ESPN.com 7 hours ago
    Lions coach Jim Caldwell has been so impressed with Falcons returner Devin Hester that he says Hester has changed the way returns and returners are viewed.
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  • Reggie Bush remains out, Calvin Johnson remains in at Lions pra…

    Reggie Bush remains out, Calvin Johnson remains in at Lions practice

    When the week started, Lions running back Reggie Bush was certain that he’d play against the Falcons on Sunday despite leaving last week’s game because of an ankle injury. That prediction is now looking overly optimistic. Dave Birkett of the Detroit Fre…
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  • Lions aren’t looking to make moves at trade deadline

    Lions aren’t looking to make moves at trade deadline

    profootballtalk.com 8 hours ago
    Few have been as aggressive at the in-season trade deadline at the Lions, but it doesn’t seem that’s going to continue. Lions General Manager Martin Mayhew told reporters he didn’t anticipate doing anything by Tuesday’s deadline. He’s done three such de…
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  • GIF: Nerlens Noel Beats Andre Drummond To Peak For Massive Bloc…

    GIF: Nerlens Noel Beats Andre Drummond To Peak For Massive Block

    dimemag.com 12 hours ago
    Josh Smith got Nerlens Noel. Andre Drummond didn’t. Watch the Philadelphia Sixers’ rookie collect the most impressive of his five blocks by beating the Detroit Pistons’ fellow high-flyer to the mountain top and authoritatively swatting his layup attempt…
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  • Football for Breakfast

    Football for Breakfast

    CNNSI.com 13 hours ago
    I have no idea what’s going to happen Sunday when the NFL puts the Detroit-Atlanta game from London on national TV at 9:30 in the morning on the East Coast. No one does. But I do know a lot of important people are wondering about it. “I am as curious as…
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  • Wings cap comeback vs. Pens with OT win

    Wings cap comeback vs. Pens with OT win

    ESPN.com 15 hours ago
    Justin Abdelkader's goal 4:16 into overtime capped a dramatic Detroit rally, giving the Red Wings a 4-3 victory over the Pittsburgh Penguins on Thursday night.
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  • Nick Fairley sometimes wonders what could have been with Lions

    Nick Fairley sometimes wonders what could have been with Lions

    ESPN.com 23 hours ago
    BAGSHOT, England – Nick Fairley doesn’t regret how he reached this point now that he’s playing the most consistent and best he has in his career. There are times, though, where he will let his mind percolate the possibilities of what might have been. Wh…
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  • London trip allows Ezekiel Ansah to see sister for first time i…

    London trip allows Ezekiel Ansah to see sister for first time in six years

    ESPN.com Oct 23 (yesterday)
    BAGSHOT, England – While his teammates were hanging around playing video games or heading down into London on Tuesday to see of the city, Detroit Lions defensive end Ezekiel Ansah had something more special in mind. For the first time in six years, he w…
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  • Calvin Johnson ramping up his practice work in London

    Calvin Johnson ramping up his practice work in London

    profootballtalk.com Oct 23 (yesterday)
    The Lions might not have Reggie Bush available Sunday morning in London, but it’s looking like there’s at least a chance that Calvin Johnson will be back on the field. According to Tim Twentyman of the team’s official website, Johnson did more in practi…
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  • Jimmy Howard wearing pink goalie mask for Hockey Fights Cancer …

    Jimmy Howard wearing pink goalie mask for Hockey Fights Cancer (Photo)

    yahoo.com Oct 23 (yesterday)
    The Detroit Red Wings are holding Hockey Fights Cancer Night on Thursday night, as the Pittsburgh Penguins roll into town. That mean’s lavender dashboards around the rink at the Joe, as well as goalie Jimmy Howard busting out his pink goalie mask for ch…
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  • Saints defense implements “Operation: Feed Drew”

    Saints defense implements “Operation: Feed Drew”

    profootballtalk.com Oct 23 (yesterday)
    The Saints defense had forced two turnovers on the season heading into last week’s game against the Lions, a number they doubled against Detroit by picking off two Matthew Stafford passes. That helped lead to two short fields for the Saints, something t…
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  • Harry Douglas back at practice on Thursday

    Harry Douglas back at practice on Thursday

    profootballtalk.com Oct 23 (yesterday)
    The Lions and Falcons are preparing to face off in London this Sunday and there’s been a lot of attention paid this week to whether or not the Lions will have wide receiver Calvin Johnson and running back Reggie Bush available for the game. The Falcons …
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  • PFT’s Week Eight picks

    PFT’s Week Eight picks

    profootballtalk.com Oct 23 (yesterday)
    Last week, as the Saints built a supposedly insurmountable lead over the Lions, I taunted MDS with a link of Homer Simpson singing When the Saints Go Over There. And I scoffed when he suggested I was celebrating prematurely. Which of course cemented the…
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  • Rumor Roundup: Sabres’ Chris Stewart drawing major interest

    Rumor Roundup: Sabres’ Chris Stewart drawing major interest

    thehockeynews.com Oct 23 (yesterday)
    Buffalo Sabres right wing Chris Stewart frequently popped up in the rumor mill this week as a possible trade candidate. Stewart, who turns 27 on October 30, is earning $4.2 million this season (with a cap hit of $4.15 million) and becomes eligible for u…
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  • Megatron: Ankle progressing in 'positive' way

    Megatron: Ankle progressing in 'positive' way

    ESPN.com Oct 23 (yesterday)
    Calvin Johnson is more encouraged about his progress this week in returning from a high right ankle sprain than he has been the past two weeks, when he has missed back-to-back games for the Detroit Lions.
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  • Falcons vs. Lions preview

    Falcons vs. Lions preview

    ESPN.com profootballtalk.com Oct 23 (yesterday)
    Both the Atlanta Falcons and the Detroit Lions spent the early part of the week soaking in the sights and sounds of London. Now it's time to get to work. We will see if either team shows lingering effects from the trip across the pond as they prepare to…
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  • Little clarity in surprising NFC -- John Clayton's First and Go…

    Little clarity in surprising NFC -- John Clayton's First and Goal

    ESPN.com Oct 23 (yesterday)
    John Clayton's First and Goal: The NFC, currently led by the surprising Cowboys, Cardinals and Lions, has a wide-open feel entering Week 8.
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  • Video - Red Wings Rally, Stun Penguins In OT 01:08

    Red Wings Rally, Stun Penguins In OT

    Oct 23
    The Red Wings scored two goals late in the third period to force overtime and Justin Abdelkader played the hero, scoring the game-winner in overtime.
  • Video - Johnson Practices For Second Straight Day 00:49

    Johnson Practices For Second Straight Day

    Oct 23
    ESPN Lions reporter Michael Rothstein discusses Calvin Johnson's chances of facing the Falcons on Sunday.
  • Video - Inside Edge: Lions-Falcons 00:24

    Inside Edge: Lions-Falcons

    Oct 23
    ESPN NFL Insider Mike Sando delivers stats to help you make a pick for Detroit at Atlanta.
  • Video - Calvin Johnson's Ankle Progressing 01:10

    Calvin Johnson's Ankle Progressing

    Oct 23
    John Clayton, Dr. Michael Kaplan and Field Yates discuss Lions WR Calvin Johnson's availability for Sunday's game against the Falcons.

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    Oct 24
    I have no idea what’s going to happen Sunday when the NFL puts the Detroit-Atlanta game from London on national TV at 9:30 in the morning on the East Coast. No one does. But I do know a lot of important people are wondering about it. “I am as curious as…
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    Oct 23
    With Steve Nash out for the entire 2014-15 season, his contract continues to hurt the Lakers, writes J.A. Adande.
  • Little clarity in surprising NFC -- John Clayton's First and Goal

    Oct 23
    John Clayton's First and Goal: The NFC, currently led by the surprising Cowboys, Cardinals and Lions, has a wide-open feel entering Week 8.