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Dez: I wasn't comparing myself to Megatron

Dez: I wasn't comparing myself to Megatron

ESPN.com Updated Oct 23, 2013
Dallas Cowboys wide receiver Dez Bryant was adamant Wednesday afternoon that he was not making comparisons between himself and Detroit Lions wide receiver Calvin Johnson.
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  • Question of the Week: Cake? Or Steak?

    Question of the Week: Cake? Or Steak?

    ESPN.com Oct 23, 2013
    Question of the Week is a new feature where we ask different Lions the same question on various topics -- some funny, some issue-based, some football-related and some completely off the wall. To suggest a potential question for QOTW, email or make the s…
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  • Hatcher: Megatron should worry about Carr

    Hatcher: Megatron should worry about Carr

    ESPN.com Oct 23, 2013
    IRVING, Texas -- One of the discussions this week regarding the Dallas Cowboys-Detroit Lions game is centered on wide receiver Calvin Johnson and how cornerback Brandon Carr will handle him. Cowboys defensive tackle Jason Hatcher said forget about any p…
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  • Cowboys WR Dez Bryant says comments on Calvin Johnson taken wro…

    Cowboys WR Dez Bryant says comments on Calvin Johnson taken wrong way

    Bryant said Wednesday his comments comparing himself to Lions receiver Calvin Johnson were taken the wrong way, and the whole ordeal is a non-issue. 'This is not a comparison,' Bryant said during a conference call with Detroit media. 'There's nothing to…
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  • Lions' Ndamukong Suh considering meeting with NFL discipline co…

    Lions' Ndamukong Suh considering meeting with NFL discipline committee

    detnews.com Oct 23, 2013
    'I don't know yet,' Suh said Wednesday. 'I've had brief discussions with my agent and general manager, but for now I am just focused on Dallas and not concerning myself with that just yet — not until the bye week.'
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  • 20 Craziest Fights In NBA History

    20 Craziest Fights In NBA History

    dimemag.com Oct 23, 2013
    Gone are the days where two NBA teams who straight-up didn’t like each other could get together and elevate their rivalry with a brawl. Good riddance. Those who enjoy watching titans inflict pain on each other can find plenty of other vices to quench th…
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  • Edholm’s Early Edition (Week 8); Cowboys, Lions face off in gre…

    Edholm’s Early Edition (Week 8); Cowboys, Lions face off in great-opportunity matchup

    yahoo.com Oct 23, 2013
    This week’s NFL schedule lacks serious sex appeal, but that doesn’t mean there are not important games — and a few key divisional matchups — going down. Here’s an early look at the biggest storylines heading into Week 8: 1. You really can sit and look a…
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  • McClendon ready for second shot as skipper

    McClendon ready for second shot as skipper

    MLB.com Oct 23, 2013
    After eight seasons as a coach on Jim Leyland's staff with the Tigers, Lloyd McClendon, who managed the Pittsburgh Pirates from 2001-05, would jump at the opportunity to become Detroit's next skipper.
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  • Practice Report: Johnson doesn't practice

    Practice Report: Johnson doesn't practice

    ESPN.com Oct 23, 2013
    ALLEN PARK, Mich. -- Wide receiver Calvin Johnson did not practice Wednesday for the Detroit Lions, although that shouldn't be a concern at this point. Earlier this season, he took some Wednesdays off. More pressing was Detroit's offensive tackle issue.…
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  • Lions offensive tackle Jason Fox back at practice

    Lions offensive tackle Jason Fox back at practice

    detnews.com Oct 23, 2013
    Fox, who has played parts of just two games because of groin and knee injuries, was back at Lions practice on Wednesday.
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  • The 10 Biggest Storylines Of The NBA Season: The Pacers Are The…

    The 10 Biggest Storylines Of The NBA Season: The Pacers Are The New “Bad Boys”

    dimemag.com Oct 23, 2013
    With the NBA season less than a week away from officially starting, you’ve probably noticed we’ve been pumping out enough preview content to bury even Hasheem Thabeet. Over the next week, we’ll be taking a look at the 10 biggest storylines of the 2013-1…
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  • Red Sox's roster unchanged for World Series

    Red Sox's roster unchanged for World Series

    MLB.com Oct 23, 2013
    After winning the American League Championship Series in six games over the Tigers, the Red Sox will take the same roster into the World Series against the Cardinals.
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  • Morning Roar: Stafford defends accuracy

    Morning Roar: Stafford defends accuracy

    ESPN.com detnews.com Oct 23, 2013
    Good morning and ROOOAARRRR!!!!! ALLEN PARK, Mich. -- He didn't have the accuracy he has displayed in other games this season and on Tuesday, Detroit Lions quarterback Matthew Stafford maintained he isn't having trouble hitting receivers. "I don't …
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  • Man banned from Fenway after allegedly sneaking into Red Sox cl…

    Man banned from Fenway after allegedly sneaking into Red Sox clubhouse and grabbing Mike Napoli’s mitt

    yahoo.com Oct 23, 2013
    Security breach at Fenway Park! The Boston Red Sox clubhouse has been compromised. Reports out of Boston say team security found 23-year-old Thomas Robbins of Concord Mass. inside of the home clubhouse at Fenway about 2:30 a.m. Sunday, not long after th…
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  • Video - Does Bryant Compare To Megatron? 01:40

    Does Bryant Compare To Megatron?

    Oct 23
    Herm Edwards and Jerome Bettis compare Cowboys WR Dez Bryant to Lions WR Calvin Johnson and discuss each player's merits.

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