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lionsgab.com Updated Feb 14, 2013
Athleticism: +Excellent size and frame for an NFL quarterback — legit 6’3?. +Has enough bulk to hold up to some hits at the next level. +Added 15 pounds of muscle this off-season. +Strong enough to shrug off would be tacklers. +Decent speed, but certaUpvote Share Tweet
Dominic Raiola has agreed to restructure the final year of his contract and should return to the Detroit Lions in 2013, Dave Birkett of the Detroit Free Press reports citing a person familiar with the decision. The person did not wish to be identified, …Upvote Share Tweet
Marcus Robertson is the new Lions defensive backs coachprofootballtalk.com Updated Feb 14, 2013The Lions found themselves in need of a new defensive backs coach after Tim Walton took the defensive coordinator job in St. Louis earlier this week and it didn’t take them long to fill it. The team announced Thursday that Marcus Robertson would be promUpvote Share TweetCNNSI.com Updated Feb 14, 2013PHOENIX (AP) -- Oakland Athletics closer Grant Balfour was scheduled for arthroscopic surgery on his right knee Thursday afternoon to repair a torn meniscus.Upvote Share Tweet
George Wilson: I think I fit Lions’ needsprofootballtalk.com Updated Feb 14, 2013Free agency doesn’t start until March 12, but players released by their 2012 teams are free to start shopping for a new team right away. Safety George Wilson is one of those players and he was in Detroit Thursday to talk to the Lions. There are no reporUpvote Share Tweet
Happy Valentine’s Day, Justin Verlander: Kate Upton says she’s singleyahoo.com Updated Feb 14, 2013Just when it seemed like Detroit Tigers' ace Justin Verlander's life was so perfect, alleged girlfriend/confirmed hottie Kate Upton goes on TV and says "I'm single." To a Detroit TV station. On Valentine's Day, no less. That's what you get for…Upvote Share Tweet
Leyland 'shocked' Valverde remains unsignedESPN.com Updated Feb 14, 2013Detroit Tigers manager Jim Leyland said he is "shocked" and "broken-hearted" that former Detroit closer Jose Valverde still has not signed with another team.Upvote Share TweetCNNSI.com Updated Feb 14, 2013The White Sox, Royals, Indians and Twins enter spring training with their important questions, writes Cliff Corcoran, but the biggest one is: Can any of them catch the Tigers?Upvote Share TweetESPN.com Updated Feb 14, 2013If Cliff Avril remains with the Detroit Lions for next season, it doesn't appear it will come at a hometown discount.Upvote Share Tweetdimemag.com Updated Feb 14, 2013It’s not often you hear Vince Carter‘s name mentioned with Larry Bird‘s. But before you start in with the “Wince” jokes, know that he’s been one of the most surprising players this season, playing like he’s 30 years old again. In Dallas’ 2Upvote Share Tweet
Leyland Shocked Valverde Remains UnsignedFeb 14Jayson Stark discusses Jim Leyland's comments that he is "shocked" and "brokenhearted" that former Tigers closer Jose Valverde remains unsigned.
Adande: The changing fortunes of the Clippers and LakersFeb 14Clippers, Lakers are headed in opposite directions, taking the other's road for a change.
Michael Jordan birthday recalls greatness not surpassed by LeBron James do…Feb 14Michael Jordan's 50th birthday serves to remind those stuck in the moment of the greatness of his legacy.