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Clarity ensues for Lions and Riley ReiffESPN.com Apr 26, 2013If it wasn't apparent already, the Detroit Lions made it clear Friday evening: Riley Reiff will be their left tackle in 2013. The Lions could have drafted a left tackle in either the second or third rounds of this draft, but instead they selected Missis…Share TweetMLB.com Apr 26, 2013Not only did Anibal Sanchez beat the Braves for the first time in three years, he shut them out for eight innings while striking out a career-high 17 in Friday's 10-0 victory. Sanchez topped the Tigers' franchise record set by Mickey Lolich on May 23, 1…Share TweetNow this was a pleasant surprise. After the Lions lost out on the three elite tackle prospects I was convinced that they would settle Riley Rieff into the LT role and then look for a guard in the middle rounds. The Lions blocking scheme has been based a…Share TweetHere are excerpts from Ziggy Ansah's introductory press conference on Friday at Lions team headquarters in Allen Park.Share TweetThe focus for Ansah when he headed from Ghana to Brigham Young University in Utah was his education, but for someone with his physical makeup, he was confident he could have a career in athletics.Share TweetAs we are just moments away from the start of the second round and there will be some interesting options for the Lions. Will they treade down due to a rush on quarterbacks? Will they go with a value pick like receiver or address a need on the offensive…Share Tweet
Lions Shopping 36th Overall Picklionsgab.com Apr 26, 2013The Lions are actively shopping the 36th overall pick, Jason La Canfora of CBS Sports reports. It’s possible someone might move up for a quarterback or defensive lineman Tank Carradine at that spot.Share Tweet
The Juice: Alex Gordon gives baseball its third extra-innings grand slam in eight daysyahoo.com Apr 26, 2013Your browser does not support iframes.The Juice returns for season No. 6! It's almost eligible for free-agency! Stop by daily for news from the action, along with great photos, stats, video highlights and more.The Kansas City Royals had already taken a …Share Tweet
Lawrence Jackson tweets he’s heading to Minnesotaprofootballtalk.com Apr 26, 2013Former Detroit Lions defensive end Lawrence Jackson appears to have a new home. Jackson visited the Minnesota Vikings last week along with cornerback Jacob Lacey. The visit apparently left a good impression as Jackson tweeted out Thursday night that he …Share TweetTo think what Fish came from in 2010 when we got hired in," Enos said. "He was very underdeveloped, but had a ton of athletic ability and was just so coachable. He took things in like a sponge. (The coaches) would work him hard and he did what…Share TweetThe Big Ten's performance is hard to ignore. And so is the debate about which conference is the best - the Big Ten or Southeastern. That's no longer even close to a question as the SEC has dominated - on the field and in recruiting.Share Tweet
Anibal Sanchez Fans 17Apr 26Anibal Sanchez struck out a career-high 17 batters over eight scoreless innings as the Tigers defeated the Braves 10-0.
Darius Slay talks about joining Detroit LionsApr 26Defensive back Darius Slay, selected No. 36 overall by the Detroit Lions, joins "NFL Draft Xtra" to discuss his hopes for his future in the Motor City.
Detroit Lions draft DB Darius Slay No. 36 in 2013 NFL DraftApr 26The Detroit Lions draft Mississippi State DB Darius Slay with the 36th overall pick in the 2013 NFL Draft.
Darius Slay on being drafted by the LionsApr 26Cornerback Darius Slay talks about being drafted by the Detroit Lions in the second round of the 2013 NFL Draft.