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Pistons owner 'expected better' from Frank, GM

Pistons owner 'expected better' from Frank, GM

ESPN.com CNNSI.com nba.com Updated Apr 15, 2013
The Detroit Pistons are wrapping up a fourth straight season without a playoff berth, and the future of team president Joe Dumars and coach Lawrence Frank is looking increasingly uncertain.
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  • Monroe, Pistons top Sixers in home finale

    Monroe, Pistons top Sixers in home finale

    ESPN.com Apr 15, 2013
    Greg Monroe had 27 points and 16 rebounds, and the Detroit Pistons made the most of their home finale by beating the Philadelphia 76ers 109-101 on Monday night.
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  • MSU's William Gholston could be intriguing prospect for Lions

    MSU's William Gholston could be intriguing prospect for Lions

    detnews.com Apr 15, 2013
    It shouldn't come as a surprise that the Lions would be intrigued by former Michigan State defensive end William Gholston. Defensive coordinator Gunther Cunningham loves pass rushers who play with an edge.
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  • Detroit Pistons rookie Kim English sings a mean cover of Johnny…

    Detroit Pistons rookie Kim English sings a mean cover of Johnny Cash’s ‘A Boy Named Sue’ (Video)

    yahoo.com Apr 15, 2013
    At first, I was like, "Wow, it's kind of surprising that 'A Boy Named Sue' is one of Kim English's favorite songs. Sort of unexpected from a 24-year-old NBA rookie." And then I was like, "Oh, right - his name is Kim. Duh." It's all about finding and app
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  • Country star Faith Hill punts on 'Sunday Night Football' theme …

    Country star Faith Hill punts on 'Sunday Night Football' theme song

    detnews.com Apr 15, 2013
    Hill says in her tweet it's been an honor to appear on the NBC show, but that it's time to "let someone else rock the open. Difficult decision. Kinda emotional."
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  • Brian Robiskie returns to Lions

    Brian Robiskie returns to Lions

    profootballtalk.com Apr 15, 2013
    Wide receiver Brian Robiskie wasn’t gone from the Lions long enough to miss them. Robiskie was released last week by the Lions and Tim Twentyman of the team’s website reports that he’s re-signed with the team on a one-year deal. Twentyman doesn’t
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  • OT Jason Fox, DE Willie Young re-sign with Lions

    OT Jason Fox, DE Willie Young re-sign with Lions

    Brian Robiskie, released by the team last week, was brought back on a one-year deal, according to the team's website. Terms were not immediately available.
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  • Lions, Packers begin offseason programs

    Lions, Packers begin offseason programs

    ESPN.com Apr 15, 2013
    Monday brought the opening of two more NFC North offseason programs, which in the context of mid-April is big news in these parts. The Detroit Lions and Green Bay Packers have opened their doors for voluntary workouts, joining the Chicago Bears, who beg…
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  • Video - SweetSpot TV: Top Teams 03:28

    SweetSpot TV: Top Teams

    Apr 15
    Eric Karabell and David Schoenfield break down their top 5 teams of the first 2 weeks.

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