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yahoo.com Oct 13, 2013UPDATE: Yahoo Sports' Jeff Passan tells us more about the Red Sox fan who took and then threw the home-run ball. And it's not pretty. He allegedly was hurling racist remarks at nearby fans during the game, and told African-American Tigers fan, "Bye…Upvote Share TweetAfter halftime, the Lions defense stood up the Browns rushing attack, and Weeden struggled with the task of carrying the team as Cleveland went scoreless in the second half of Detroit's 31-17 win.Upvote Share Tweet
Stafford spike fuels Lions' emotional winCLEVELAND -- Matthew Stafford spiked the ball toward midfield, taking a 5-yard penalty but none of that mattered. It was a type of message sent, a type of emotion needed. The Detroit Lions were not playing well, were slogging through a sometimes-rainy, …Upvote Share Tweet
Lions' DeAndre Levy humble about two-interception performanceHumble as ever, Lions linebacker DeAndre Levy said he just played 'OK' after having two interceptions and seven tackles in a 31-17 victory over the Browns on Sunday at FirstEnergy Stadium.Upvote Share TweetJohnson only played 14 snaps in the first half and he dropped two passes. He played a lot more in the second half, though mostly he lined up in the slot. Most of the routes he ran were short, ball-possession plays.Upvote Share TweetCLEVELAND -- He gas pedaled, windmilled and, finally, Cabbage Patched before raising his right arm and holding up three fingers. The touchdown-catching, dance-creating, fun-loving world of Detroit Lions rookie tight end Joseph Fauria continued with one …Upvote Share Tweet
Chris McCosky's Four Downs: Stephen Tulloch's fiery speech shakes up LionsMiddle linebacker and defensive captain Stephen Tulloch went all Knute Rockne on the entire team at halftime Sunday. Although neither Tulloch nor the players would share the details, his speech hit home.Upvote Share TweetCNNSI.com Oct 13, 2013David Ortiz lifted the Sox with a grand slam, setting the table for a 6-5 walk-off win that evened the ALCS with the Tigers.Upvote Share Tweet
RB Joique Bell leaves game with rib injuryCLEVELAND -- Detroit Lions running back Joique Bell is questionable to return to Sunday's game against Cleveland after suffering a rib injury in the fourth quarter. The Lions had used both Bell and Reggie Bush as the main backs out of the backfield. Bel…Upvote Share TweetCLEVELAND -- This was not a pretty half for the Detroit Lions. Not at all. Here are three quick thoughts on what has been going on. 1. Front four struggling badly: Cleveland quarterback Brandon Weeden is slow. He takes forever to throw the ball. And he'…Upvote Share Tweet
CB Rashean Mathis questionable to returnCLEVELAND -- Detroit Lions cornerback Rashean Mathis is questionable to return after suffering a groin injury. Mathis left the game midway through the second quarter and was replaced by rookie Darius Slay, who picked up a pass-interference penalty on th…Upvote Share Tweet
Edge-of-your-seat Game 1 sets high bar for ALCSIf the Tigers' 1-0 margin over the Red Sox seems like a nice, tidy score at the end of a nice, tidy game, guess again. Game 1 of the ALCS was a game of nooks and crannies, a game that offered everything a close postseason game is supposed to offer.Upvote Share Tweet
Peralta rewarding Tigers in chance at redemptionA few weeks ago, Jhonny Peralta wasn't sure if he'd ever play another game in a Tigers uniform after serving a 50-game suspension. On Saturday night, he went 3-for-4 with two doubles and drove in the only run in Detroit's ALCS-opening victory.Upvote Share Tweetyahoo.com Oct 13, 2013The Detroit Tigers grabbed the early advantage in the ALCS with a dramatic 1-0 victory over the Boston Red Sox on Saturday night. In fact, they nearly made history, coming two outs short of throwing the first ever combined no-hitter in postseason histor…Upvote Share TweetThree months on the sidelines, and another month spent rebuilding arm strength and pitch count -- he finally passed the 110-pitch mark on Sept. 27, more than four months since the last time he hit 110 -- and it's led Clay Buchholz to this: A Game 2 star…Upvote Share Tweet
Oct. 12 Jim Leyland postgame interviewTigers manager Jim Leyland addresses the media after Game 1 of the ALCS.Upvote Share TweetAnibal Sanchez and four Detroit Tigers relievers came within two outs of the first combined no-hitter in postseason history, striking out 17 to beat the Boston Red Sox 1-0 Saturday night in the AL Championship Series Opener.Upvote Share Tweet
Sunday Blitz: Lions-Browns RecapOct 13Prim Siripipat and Tom Waddle break down the Lions week 6 win over the Browns.
Lions postgame press conferenceOct 13Lions react following game with Browns
Stafford, Fauria Rally Lions Past BrownsOct 13Matthew Stafford threw four touchdown passes, including three to Joseph Fauria, as the Lions rallied to beat the Browns 31-17.
Week 6: Joseph Fauria highlightsOct 13Detroit Lions rookie tight end Joseph Fauria certainly made his three catches count in Week 6, with all three of them ending with unique touchdown celebrations as the Lions beat the Browns 31-17.
Don Banks: Victory over Saints shows you can never count out Tom BradyOct 13FOXBORO, Mass. -- Austin Collie has been a Patriots receiver for about a week and a half, but he sounded like a long-time New England veteran in the winning locker room, summing up what it's worth to be wearing the same color jersey as No. 12, especiall…
Don Banks: Woes continue for several 2012 playoff teams; more Week 6 SnapsOct 13FOXBORO, Mass. -- Musings, observations and the occasional insight from a Week 6 highlighted by an amazing Patriots comeback win (see my separate story here) and chock full of some pretty dreadful football elsewhere, at least in Sunday's eight early gam…
NFL - John Clayton's Last Call, Week 6Oct 13Visiting teams set a dominant tone early, writes John Clayton. Plus, second-guessing coaches, the Jets' predictable loss and more.