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Lions and Raiders staffs to coach in Senior Bowl

Lions and Raiders staffs to coach in Senior Bowl

profootballtalk.com 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

    Giants' Romo detained by police at Vegas airport

    CNNSI.com 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

    Villarreal shelved by Tigers for rest of winter

    MLB.com 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

    Presuming a defensive overhaul for Lions

    ESPN.com 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'

    BBAO: Martin Mayhew's 'biggest mistake'

    ESPN.com 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 scapego…

    Terry Foster: Lions coach Jim Schwartz shouldn't be the scapegoat

    detnews.com 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 d…

    John Niyo: Lions brass needs to fix what's ailing team -- and do it quickly

    detnews.com 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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Sports Columnists

  • Weekend Dime -- Mark Cuban's anniversary

    Jan 3
    As Mark Cuban celebrates his 13th anniversary as Mavericks owner, the team struggles to find a future.
  • 2012 NFL playoffs -- John Clayton's First and Goal: Wild-Card Round

    Jan 3
    With the Ravens' wild-card game possibly being Ray Lewis' last at home, emotions will run high in Baltimore, John Clayton writes.
  • Mike James to sign with Texas Legends of D-League, sources say

    Jan 3
    In an attempt to convince the Dallas Mavericks that he can help them, veteran point guard Mike James is joining the D-League's Texas Legends in time for Saturday's game against Tulsa, according to sources with knowledge of the deal.
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    Jan 3
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