No, Barry Sanders Was Not Asleep At The Heisman Ceremony

While the interviews are boring, that was not Barry Sanders asleep at the Heisman Award ceremony. He's clearly texting and the GIF shows his arm moving. Now, on to the real news: Jordan Lynch just shit all over New York pizza on live television. » 12/14/13 8:39pm 12/14/13 8:39pm

Reminder: The Lions Weren't Always Terrible On Thanksgiving

It's a new American tradition; everyone gathers as a family to watch the Lions get thrashed on Thanksgiving, because the Lions, recent improvements notwithstanding, have had a rough stretch as a professional football team. How long has Detroit been a Turkey Day laughingstock? » 11/27/13 2:38pm 11/27/13 2:38pm

A Skeptic's Guide To The 2012 Heisman Trophy

Remember the lullaby afternoons of September, when we all figured we'd see a Heisman winner who merited the award? Maybe a Geno Smith, slinging the ball all over the yard, or even a Matt Barkley, who despite being named after Big Bird's dog had the right pedigree and weaponry (Robert Woods and Marquise Lee catching… » 12/08/12 10:45am 12/08/12 10:45am

Charlie Batch Used To Hand Off To Barry Sanders, That's How Damned Old…

Ed Reed threw some shade at Charlie Batch, who was far from elite but at least outplayed Joe Flacco in the Steelers' win in Baltimore. But no one was expecting greatness. Batch just gave more of what he's offered these past 10 years as Pittsburgh's backup (or third-string) quarterback: a steady, capable option under… » 12/03/12 4:00pm 12/03/12 4:00pm

Hank Williams Jr. Gets Much-Needed Public Support From Kid Rock

Detroit native Kid Rock celebrated in the Lions' locker room after their 24-13 win on Monday Night Football last night. "I'm Detroit 'til I die," he told gathering reporters. » 10/11/11 1:20pm 10/11/11 1:20pm

Surprisingly Congruous When You Think About It Mixtape Theater: Barry…

Welcome to Surprisingly Congruous When You Think About It Mixtape Theater. Today's entry: Lions great Barry Sanders set to Clint Mansell & The Kronos Quartet's overture from the Requiem For A Dream soundtrack. » 11/30/10 5:45pm 11/30/10 5:45pm

Barry Sanders Jr. Would Prefer Not To Wear Honolulu Blue

How does the son of the Greatest Lion Ever feel about pop's old squad? "I wouldn't say a big Lions fan, but I support them." Support them? Kid, you're the biggest Detroit Lion fan there is! [NewsOn6] » 7/20/09 6:10pm 7/20/09 6:10pm