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Lions will host a college bowl game at Ford Field Updated Jul 17, 2013
The Detroit Lions and the Big Ten have announced a partnership to host a bowl game every year at Ford Field, beginning after next year’s college football season. The game, which won’t be named until a sponsor is found, is expected to kick off for the fi…
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  • Jahvid Best bridged concussion eras

    For almost nine months, it has appeared a near-certainty that Jahvid Best would never play for the Detroit Lions again. So on the day that the Lions made it official and released him, we're left to wonder: Would a player with Best's medical history even…
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  • Charles Tillman: Bears in win-now mode Jul 17, 2013
    Like a lot of Bears, Charles Tillman’s entering the final year of his contract. But the veteran cornerback said his mindset hasn’t changed because of it, and his goals remain the same. “Just to make plays and help this team win and try to get us a parad…
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  • Packers financials: No '14 salary-cap spike Jul 17, 2013
    The Green Bay Packers' annual financial report drew national interest from those who are interested in the business of football, something that few of you are, at least based on my experience. But there is at least one issue buried in the report that al…
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  • BBAO: Capacity at Lambeau now 80,750 Jul 17, 2013
    We're Black and Blue All Over: I didn't post anything immediately after Tuesday's annual release of the Green Bay Packers' financial report. I know how much you guys love those accounting/stadium/legal posts. But I do want to point out what I believe wa…
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  • Cutler says he’s not distracted by contract talk Jul 17, 2013
    Bears quarterback Jay Cutler said the lack of a contract extension entering the final year of his deal won’t be a distraction, or much of a topic of conversation. Cutler told ESPN Chicago 1000 it was barely on his mind at all. “I haven’t thought about i…
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  • Video - Inside the Hennessy Lounge at the ESPN the Magazine Body Issue Pa... 04:03

    Inside the Hennessy Lounge at the ESPN the Magazine Body Issue Pa...

    Jul 17
    Hope Solo checks-in with some special guests at the Hennessy Lounge