A Tale Of Two NFL Buddies Who Call Each Other "Nigger" And "Cracker"

A fascinating story in today's Detroit News about Tony Scheffler and Louis Delmas, friends since college and teammates on the Lions. Like many friends, they have pet names for each other. Unlike many interracial friends, those pet names are racial slurs. » 8/08/13 10:33am 8/08/13 10:33am

Tingling Sensations: From The Stands At Ford Field, Watching My Former …

DETROIT—I'm here to see my friend Tony Scheffler play. He's a tight end for the Lions and my last, best connection to a modern NFL that churns through players too quickly to catch. This is my third season out of the league; sometimes, it feels like no one I played with is still playing. But of the few who are, several… » 10/13/11 4:35pm 10/13/11 4:35pm