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Wrap-up: Colts 35, Lions 33

Wrap-up: Colts 35, Lions 33

ESPN.com Updated Dec 2, 2012
A few thoughts on Sunday's events at Ford Field: What it means: The Detroit Lions lost their fourth consecutive game to drop to 4-8, ensuring the third nonwinning season in four years under coach Jim Schwartz. They finished an 0-3 homestand by blowing f…
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  • Megatron continues historic pace, but last-second loss to Colts…

    Megatron continues historic pace, but last-second loss to Colts dilutes the buzz

    yahoo.com Dec 2, 2012
    We all know that Detroit Lions receiver Calvin Johnson is great, but just how amazing has he been this season? With a quarterback in Matthew Stafford, an ostensible second receiver in Titus Young who can't stay out of the doghouse, and precious little i…
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  • Luck lifts Colts past Lions with no time left

    Luck lifts Colts past Lions with no time left

    Andrew Luck threw a 14-yard touchdown pass to Donnie Avery with no time left to lift the Indianapolis Colts to a dramatic 35-33 comeback win over the Detroit Lions on Sunday.
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  • Megatron Makes It Look Easy: Your Sunday NFL GIF Roundup

    Megatron Makes It Look Easy: Your Sunday NFL GIF Roundup

    deadspin.com Dec 2, 2012
    We'll be putting all our GIFs for the day here, from the silky-smooth Calvin Johnson to Mark Sanchez getting his hopes up. We'll update the post as the later games conclude, so stay tuned. More »
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  • This week it’s the Texans getting ripped off by the refs

    This week it’s the Texans getting ripped off by the refs

    profootballtalk.com Dec 2, 2012
    Last week, the Texans were given a gift touchdown against the Lions, when the officials wrongly ruled that Justin Forsett had run for an 81-yard score when he had actually gone down after just eight yards. This time, it’s the Texans’ turn to get rippe
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  • Suh: Schaub would change his mind if Texans could sign me

    Suh: Schaub would change his mind if Texans could sign me

    After Lions defensive tackle Ndamukong Suh kicked Texans quarterback Matt Schaub in the groin on Thanksgiving, Schaub said that he doesn’t think Suh is worthy of playing for the Texans. But Suh believes that Schaub would change his tune if the Texans ev
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  • Tigers looking for holiday deals at Meetings

    Tigers looking for holiday deals at Meetings

    MLB.com Dec 2, 2012
    The reigning American League champions have a win-now approach, a few places to upgrade, an owner with the resources to do it and a general manager with ways to pull it off. Now, as club officials file into the Gaylord Opryland Hotel for this year's Win…
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  • Titus Young inactive, not at stadium

    Titus Young inactive, not at stadium

    profootballtalk.com Dec 2, 2012
    Lions players are saying they’ve moved on from Titus Young. He may be closer to moving out, himself. The mutinous wide receiver was among the Lions inactives for the second straight week, and according to ESPN’s Chris Mortensen, he wasn’t at the sta
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  • Mavs get 27 from Mayo to cruise past Pistons

    Mavs get 27 from Mayo to cruise past Pistons

    ESPN.com Dec 2, 2012
    O.J. Mayo broke out of a shooting slump with 27 points and Dallas celebrated Derek Fisher's Mavericks debut with a 92-77 victory against the Detroit Pistons on Saturday night.
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  • Video - Sunday Breakdown: Week 13 03:08

    Sunday Breakdown: Week 13

    Dec 2
    Jorge Andres and Eric Allen break down how rookie quarterbacks Andrew Luck and Russell Wilson both lead their teams to exciting victories
  • Video - Colts interim head coach BruceArians knocked down after Carey intercepts Luck 00:41

    Colts interim head coach BruceArians knocked down after Carey intercepts Luck

    Dec 2
    Detroit Lions cornerback Don Carey intercepts Indianapolis Colts quarterback Andrew Luck, then runs into Colts interim head coach Bruce Arians at the end of the play.
  • Video - Luck's Two TDs In Final 2:39 Shock Lions 00:39

    Luck's Two TDs In Final 2:39 Shock Lions

    Dec 2
    Andrew Luck threw a 14-yard touchdown pass to Donnie Avery with no time left on the clock to stun the Lions.
  • Video - Colts vs. Lions highlights 03:29

    Colts vs. Lions highlights

    Dec 2
    Indianapolis Colts QB Andrew Luck threw 4 touchdown passes and had 391 yards in his Week 13 35-33 come from behind win against the Detroit Lions.

Sports Columnists

  • Don Banks: Backs against wall, Batch, Steelers prove they're not quite don…

    Dec 2
    BALTIMORE -- We probably should have seen this one coming. The aging Charlie Batch has looked like he was on his last legs for years now. Just like the aging Pittsburgh Steelers. But they both refuse to go away. At least quietly.
  • Orlando Magic defeat Dwight Howard's Lakers

    Dec 2
    The Magic turned the tables on Dwight Howard and were able to get a victory at Staples center.
  • Don Banks: Surprisingly, the race is on in NFC West, North; more Snaps

    Dec 2
    BALTIMORE -- Musings, observations and the occasional insight from a tragedy-marred Week 13 in the NFL, but one that treated us to multiple fantastic finishes...