Sports songs are just usually terrible. Think of Prince's Minnesota Vikings song, Scott Stapp's Florida Marlins anthem. Just two of many examples. Kid Rock has represented his hometown Detroit Lions with...well you just have to play it after the jump to endure the awfulness. … [Read more...] about Kid Rock’s AWFUL Detroit Lions anthem (video)
The Detroit Lions have been making headlines lately. For marijuana usage and police reports. Mikel Leshoure and Nick Fairley have run into the trouble with the long arm of the law, and their news has dominated Lions related headlines lately. Leshoure faces a felony charge; In January, offensive tackle Johnny Culbreath was arrested for simple possession of marijuana after … [Read more...] about Detroit Lions 2012 preseason schedule; multiple arrests on marijuana charges
This comes to me from a Detroit area man, and sports fan, who's enduring a professional setback, and some personal financial uncertainty right now. Yes, you might have heard a thing or two in the news about the city of Detroit and its economic hardships. Now you're hearing about their athletic successes as well. Well the media often likes to present those two situations … [Read more...] about Unemployed Detroit Man REVELS in Lions, Tigers, Wolverines Successes
Bloomberg News reported that the success of Detroit sports would inject another $140 million into the economy. As the Detroit Red Wings get started, the motor city's most famous and successful sports brand complements the Lions winning ways (4-0, one of just two undefeated teams left in the NFL), the Detroit Tigers winning the AL Central and leading the New York Yankees in the … [Read more...] about Tigers Leading ALDS, Lions and Wolverines 9-0: Pure Michigan
The teams that met from the NFC North on Sunday in Minneapolis seem to be heading in vastly different directions. The Lions are a youthful and exuberant bunch, while the Vikings are a beaten down lackadaisical squad. I have some suggestions for Leslie Frazier on how Minnesota can join their divisional foes in the win column. … [Read more...] about How Can the Minnesota Vikings Actually Win a Game?
The Minnesota Vikings staged a second half collapse for the second week in a row. Last game, the team fell prey to the Tampa Bay Buccaneers, this week to an improved Detroit Lions. Given how impressive Detroit has looked in going 3-0, perhaps that's progress. With all of his recent success, Detroit head coach Jim Schwartz should be negotiating for a contract extension right … [Read more...] about Detroit Lions 3-0: Coming Through In Crunch Time
Our good friends (and web traffic ranking twins) over at Real Clear Sports have a wonderful feature where they average all the major power rankings for the NFL, NBA, NHL and MLB each week. They accumulate and average the rankings from 8 major media power rankings and the findings show that the Upper Midwest is ruling football right now. Yes, it's just week one, and power … [Read more...] about NFC North: Best Division in the NFL? Yeah Probably
The Lions looked to be the better team for the entire portion of the game on Sunday and were able to hold on for the victory against the Tampa Bay Bucs. Matthew Stafford threw for over three hundred yards and passed for three touchdowns. He beat out his fellow first round pick of a few years ago, Josh Freeman. It is true that the former does have substantially more weapons, but … [Read more...] about Detroit Lions Hold the Lead, Close the Deal