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The Lions complained after their loss to Minnesota that Vikings players took cheap shots at receiver Calvin Johnson and cornerback Chris Houston. The league office agrees with one of those. The NFL has confirmed that Vikings linebacker Jasper Brinkley w…Upvote Share Tweetlionsgab.com Nov 16, 2012The Pack are thinking about a big second half, and their bye week got them a little bit more healthy as they begin that second half run that they hope will end in a division title. This week they travel to the Motor City to take on the Lions, who last w…Upvote Share Tweet
Rick Porcello trades uniform No. 48 to Torii Hunter for Hurricane Sandy relief donationyahoo.com Nov 16, 2012Right-hander Rick Porcello wears No. 48 for the Detroit Tigers. Outfielder Torii Hunter, who just signed with the Tigers, has worn No. 48 for the entirety of his career. Uh-oh. This isn't an NFL preseason game. There can't be two Nos. 48. There can be o…Upvote Share TweetATLANTA (AP) -- The Atlanta Braves have agreed to a two-year deal with backup catcher Gerald Laird.Upvote Share Tweet
Gunther Cunningham thinks anonymous rip of Suh “obnoxious”Lions defensive coordinator Gunther Cunningham gave an entirely Gunther Cunningham response when asked about the anonymous scout’s comment that Ndamukong Suh was “coddled” and an underachiever. Cunningham called the comment “obnoxious,” and saidUpvote Share TweetESPN.com Nov 16, 2012Five nuggets of knowledge about Week 11: History rules: The Green Bay Packers have won 12 of their past 13 games against the Detroit Lions and 14 of their past 16, dating to the start of the 2004 season. Their most recent loss came in 2010, a game quart…Upvote Share Tweet
Dominic Raiola upset that people are writing the Lions offLions center Dominic Raiola says his team still has a chance to make the playoffs, despite a 4-5 start. And he doesn’t appreciate suggestions otherwise. “I think what makes me upset more is people are writing us off because of whatever,” Raiola toldUpvote Share Tweet
DE Cliff Avril Cleared After Suffering a Concussion vs Vikingslionsgab.com Nov 16, 2012Defensive end Cliff Avril suffered a concussion against the Vikings, but was medically cleared after Wednesday’s practice. Lions cornerback Chris Houston and safety Erik Coleman also returned to practice. Houston had been sidelined since injuring his anUpvote Share Tweet
'Playbook': Packers vs. LionsNov 16Will the Detroit Lions defense be able to slow down Aaron Rodgers and the Green Bay Packers? "Playbook" explains why the Lions will face a tough challenge in Week 11.
NBA: Memphis Grizzlies' size too much as they knock off the previously und…Nov 16The New York Knicks lost their cool and lost their first game in Memphis to the powerful, red-hot Grizzlies, writes John Hollinger.
Peter King: Luck vs. Brady adds new wrinkle to longstanding Colts-Pats riv…Nov 16INDIANAPOLIS -- Well, if the Colts are nervous about the showdown of 6-3 AFC teams with the big, bad Patriots on national TV Sunday, they're hiding it well. In the middle of the locker room Thursday afternoon, guard Mike McGlynn and long-snapper Matt Ov…
Why the NHL needs to rid themselves of Gary BettmanNov 16Before getting to the Week 11 picks, let's take a moment to honor the incompetence of the NHL commissioner.