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Lions and Raiders staffs to coach in Senior Bowl Updated Jan 3, 2013
The Raiders and Lions pick third, and fifth, respectively in this year’s draft. But they’ll get the first up-close look at some of the top prospects at the Senior Bowl. While the “honor” of coaching in Mobile, Ala., usually falls to the teams at t
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  • Giants' Romo detained by police at Vegas airport Jan 3, 2013
    LAS VEGAS (AP) -- San Francisco Giants pitcher Sergio Romo is facing a misdemeanor summons in Las Vegas alleging he violated airport rules after being detained by authorities at McCarran International Airport on New Year's Day.
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  • Villarreal shelved by Tigers for rest of winter Jan 3, 2013
    The Tigers shut down Brayan Villarreal for the rest of the winter to have him focus on being ready for Spring Training.
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  • Presuming a defensive overhaul for Lions Jan 3, 2013
    We noted earlier that Detroit Lions general manager Martin Mayhew admitted he was wrong to count on tailback Jahvid Best to play this season. But that was just one of several acknowledgments and candid comments Mayhew made during an interview session wi…
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  • BBAO: Martin Mayhew's 'biggest mistake' Jan 3, 2013
    We're Black and Blue All Over: You can go ahead and put running back near the top of the Detroit Lions' offseason shopping list. Again. Lions general manager Martin Mayhew gave a candid interview Wednesday night to local reporters, admitting that "…
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  • Terry Foster: Lions coach Jim Schwartz shouldn't be the scapegoat Jan 3, 2013
    The biggest problem with the Lions is not Schwartz. The organization got fat and lazy after going 10-6 in 2011. It believed it had arrived. There were a bunch of victories based on smoke and mirrors.
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  • John Niyo: Lions brass needs to fix what's ailing team -- and do it quickly Jan 3, 2013
    If they don't, Martin Mayhew, who was promoted from within after Matt Millen was fired as GM in September 2008 and then retained after that winless season, knows he may not get another opportunity beyond 2013.
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