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Peers vote Lions' Calvin Johnson No. 3 player in NFL

Peers vote Lions' Calvin Johnson No. 3 player in NFL

detnews.com Updated Jun 27, 2013
NFL players have shown their respect for Calvin Johnson's record-setting season. On the league's 'Top 100 Players of 2013,' the players voted Johnson as the No. 3 player heading into next season.
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  • 2013 NBA Draft: Detroit Selects Kentavious Caldwell-Pope With N…

    2013 NBA Draft: Detroit Selects Kentavious Caldwell-Pope With No. 8 Pick

    dimemag.com Jun 27, 2013
    8. Kentavious Caldwell-Pope – Georgia 6-6, SG 20 years old, Sophomore The Pistons came into this process needing a shooter. They definitely got one. KCP should fit in nicely next to Brandon Knight, and he should give the big fellas inside more room to w…
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  • Pujols helps Angels continue hex over Tigers

    Pujols helps Angels continue hex over Tigers

    ESPN.com CNNSI.com MLB.com Jun 27, 2013
    Albert Pujols hit a tiebreaking double in the 10th inning and the Los Angeles Angels beat Detroit 3-1 on Thursday for their ninth straight victory over the Tigers.
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  • Training camp 2013: Three team schedules

    Training camp 2013: Three team schedules

    ESPN.com Jun 27, 2013
    Two NFC North teams announced their full training camp schedules Thursday, leaving only the Detroit Lions to reveal their plans. While we have a moment, I want to provide a few links to help you craft your own CampTour'13. The Chicago Bears will have th…
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  • Vikings RB Adrian Peterson says a Lions player asked what he wa…

    Vikings RB Adrian Peterson says a Lions player asked what he was ‘juicing on’

    yahoo.com Jun 27, 2013
    During his MVP season in 2012, Minnesota Vikings running back Adrian Peterson ran for 273 yards, caught seven passes and scored a touchdown and a two-point conversion as the Vikings swept the season series between the NFC North rivals. Pete Prisco of CB…
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  • BBAO: Louis Delmas '88 to 90 percent'

    BBAO: Louis Delmas '88 to 90 percent'

    ESPN.com Jun 27, 2013
    We're Black and Blue All Over: Detroit Lions safety Louis Delmas didn't take a snap during offseason practices to help spur healing in his troublesome knees, and the Lions' decision to sign veteran safety Chris Hope spurred new discussion of Delmas' ava…
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  • Video - Pujols' 10th-Inning RBI Lifts Angels 00:37

    Pujols' 10th-Inning RBI Lifts Angels

    Jun 27
    Albert Pujols hit an RBI double in the 10th inning to help the Angels beat the Tigers 3-1.
  • Video - Web Gems 01:04

    Web Gems

    Jun 27
    Does Aaron Hill's underhand flip to first top Victor Martinez's diving stop and no-look flip to first.

Sports Columnists

  • NFL - Tight cap limiting $6 million-a-year players

    Jun 27
    A tight salary cap is limiting the number of $6 million-a-year contracts teams can dole out, writes John Clayton.
  • Sources -- Brooklyn Nets seek trade for Boston Celtics' Kevin Garnett, Pau…

    Jun 27
    The Brooklyn Nets and Boston Celtics are merely waiting on Kevin Garnett to waive his no-trade clause to clinch agreement on a trade that ultimately will land Paul Pierce and Garnett in Brooklyn, according to sources close to the process.