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Ed Reed threw some shade at Charlie Batch, who was far from elite but at least outplayed Joe Flacco in the Steelers' win in Baltimore. But no one was expecting greatness. Batch just gave more of what he's offered these past 10 years as Pittsburgh's back…Upvote Share Tweet
The Green Bay Packers are not optimistic that Jordy Nelson will be available for next Sunday's game against the Detroit Lions.Upvote Share Tweet
Lil Wayne helps Detroit Pistons forward Jonas Jerebko outfit children attending his basketball campyahoo.com Dec 3, 2012Ball Don't Lie launched a little attack on rapper Lil Wayne last spring when he, like Red Hot Chili Pepper bassist Flea, was denied the star treatment by the Oklahoma City Thunder. The recording artist didn't plan things out beforehand and expected to r…Upvote Share Tweetprofootballtalk.com Dec 3, 2012The Lions have lost two more receivers for the season. Rookie Ryan Broyles is done for the year after tearing the ACL in his right knee during Sunday’s loss to the Colts. The injury came early in the game, leaving the Lions short on active wide receiverUpvote Share Tweet
Josh Katzenstein: Lions' devastating defeat overshadows impressive individual featsdetnews.com Dec 3, 2012There are certainly plenty of players who deserve blame for the Lions' last-second, 35-33, loss to the Colts Sunday, but some players didn't receive their due because of the final tally.Upvote Share TweetNdamukong Suh maintains he's not a dirty player but his actions again have drawn the ire of another opposing player.Upvote Share TweetAfter the Detroit Lions' 35-33 loss to the Indianapolis Colts, here are three issues that merit further examination: We've had plenty of offseason discussions about the value of defensive backs relative to pass rush in the NFL's current passing era. A r…Upvote Share Tweet
MegatronWatch: 171 yards closer to recordThe Detroit Lions finished Sunday's game against the Indianapolis Colts without the players who opened the season as their No. 2, No. 3 and No. 4 wide receivers. And still, receiver Calvin Johnson managed to catch 13 passes for 171 yards and a 46-yard t…Upvote Share Tweet
Jim Schwartz Ain't Even Maddeadspin.com Dec 3, 2012The Colts topped Detroit yesterday thanks to some last-second Andrew Luck magic, and it's the sort of ending one might expect could launch notoriously-volatile Lions coach Jim Schwartz into orbit. Not so, it seems, as Schwartz simply brushed it off with…Upvote Share Tweetdetnews.com Dec 3, 2012A year after setting records for their late-game heroics, the Lions are back to setting records for futility. So what gives? "We're not making the plays when they count," Drayton Florence said.Upvote Share Tweet
White Sox Winter Meetings UpdateDec 3ESPNChicago.com's Doug Padilla with the latest on John Danks, the trade market for White Sox pitchers, new GM Rick Hahn, and their response to the Tigers.
Suh Reportedly Taunts Injured PlayerDec 3Ndamukong Suh and Lions teammates reportedly taunted Colts OT Winston Justice after he got injured.
GameDay: Indianapolis Colts vs. Detroit Lions highlightsDec 3The most exciting game of Week 13 went on in Detroit as the Indianapolis Colts emerge victorious with a crazy last-second finish.
East Side -- Shorter NBA season unnecessaryDec 3Shorten the season? There's too much money in an 82-game season, and losing a few games does little to help anyone.
West Side - NBA schedule should be 78 gamesDec 3No reason to sit starters if NBA scales back regular season by four games.
Peter King: Crennel, Quinn open up on Chiefs' inspired win with heavy hear…Dec 3On Sunday morning, I was talking to Joe Linta, the agent for the late Jovan Belcher, about the state of mind that might have made the Chiefs linebacker shoot his live-in girlfriend nine times with his own mother in the house and then, less than an hour …