1. Giant Killers: Michigan Basketball Notches Another Top Five Win

    The season is young and yet the excitement around Ann Arbor and the Michigan Basketball team is captivating...

    Scott Rieger Written by Scott Rieger about over 5 years ago 446 reads 4 comments

  2. The Tale of Brandon Jennings: Cautionary or Revolutionary?

    Everyone loves a feel-good story (or do they?). Meet Brandon Jennings, a Compton, Calif. product with mind-boggling talent and ability on a basketball court...

    Scott Rieger Written by Scott Rieger about over 5 years ago 2,599 reads 51 comments

  3. Creature Vs. Creature: Gridiron Gurus on Championship Weekend

    **As part of a new series, a group of b/r writers make their picks on key college football and NFL matchups. Minus numbers in parentheses denote how much a team is favored to win by. Big 12 Championship: Missouri vs...

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  4. Virtual GM: Detroit Lions Free Agency Wish List

    The Lions have a ton of holes to fill throughout the roster, and will need to address many of them in Free Agency, prior to preparing their final draft wish lists...

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  5. Pathetic: Grading The Detroit Lions For Week 12

    Here are my grades for the Detroit Lions/Tampa Bay Bucs game this past Sunday. Despite holding a 17-0 lead after the first quarter, the Lions reverted back to their standard operating ...

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  6. Another Big UM Hoops Signing? Country Day Star Riley Decommits From Georgetown

    On the heels of a productive early signing period for the Michigan Men's Basketball team, where they signed four quality prospects for next year's team, more good news may be on the way...

    Scott Rieger Written by Scott Rieger about over 5 years ago 1,379 reads 6 comments

  7. Turning the Corner: Michigan Basketball Gets Signature Win Over No. 4 UCLA

    It's been an exercise in patience, but John Beilein has been able to put together a young, talented, and feisty bunch in Ann Arbor...

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  8. Detroit Lions Roundtable: Assessing Team Needs for the Draft

    Welcome to this week's edition of the Detroit Lions Roundtable discussion. The topic for today is to identify the Lions’ biggest needs going into next years draft (as of today they would have the No...

    Scott Rieger Written by Scott Rieger about over 5 years ago 807 reads 36 comments

  9. Lions-Panthers: Grading Detroit for Week 11

    Here are my grades for the Detroit Lions/Carolina Panthers game this past Sunday. Despite holding a 10-0 lead early in the contest, the Lions were unable to stop the Panthers' potent rushing attack and ultimately fell 31-22...

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  10. Michigan Wolverines 2008-2009 Men's Basketball Preview

    Michigan Basketball ’08-’09 Preview Ranking: No. 72 2007-08: 10-22, 5-13, ninth (t) Newcomers Ben Cronin, C, 7’0” 265 (Syracuse, NY) Stuart Douglass, PG, 6’3” ...

    Scott Rieger Written by Scott Rieger about over 5 years ago 1,341 reads 20 comments

  11. Creature Vs. Creature: A Lion's Take on Detroit @ Carolina

    Game Preview The 0-9 Detroit Lions are coming off of another disappointing and embarrassing loss, dropping last weeks game to the Jaguars 38-14. The Carolina Panthers, on the other hand, are 7-2, and undefeated at home...

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  12. Hapless: Grading the Lions for Week 10

    Here are my grades for the Detroit Lions/Jacksonville Jaguars game this past Sunday. Despite holding a 7-3 lead early, the Lions were physically crushed by the Jaguars, who rolled up an easy 38-14 win...

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  13. Creature Vs. Creature: A Lion's Take on Jacksonville @ Detroit

    ***Article photo by G. Smith, www.detroitlions.com**** Game Preview Jacksonville (3-5) is coming off two straight losses to struggling teams, an Oct. 26 loss to Cleveland and a loss to previously winless Cincinnati last Sunday...

    Scott Rieger Written by Scott Rieger about over 5 years ago 517 reads 32 comments

  14. It's Official: Culpepper a Lion, Expected to Play Sunday

    It was announced Saturday night and reported on all of the big networks, even confirmed by Coach Rod Marinelli that Daunte Culpepper and the Lions had agreed to terms on a two-year ...

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  15. Getting Closer: Grading the Detroit Lions for Week Nine

    Here are my grades for the Detroit Lions/Chicago Bears game this past Sunday. Despite holding a 23-10 lead at halftime, the Lions were unable to score again in the game and lost. The Lions fell to 0-8 with their 27-23 loss...

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  16. Heisman Snub? Tyrell Fenroy Flying Under the Radar for Louisiana-Lafayette

    Writer's Note A colleague of mine, Ron Bowens, and I were discussing my recent article on Noel Devine when he asked me if I had heard of the “Tyrell kid down in Louisiana...

    Scott Rieger Written by Scott Rieger about over 5 years ago 2,315 reads 48 comments

  17. 10 Reasons Why the Lions Should Sign Daunte Culpepper

    Daunte Culpepper was brought in for a workout this morning, citing a better opportunity in Detroit than in Kansas City, where he was supposed to visit...

    Scott Rieger Written by Scott Rieger about over 5 years ago 1,570 reads 39 comments

  18. Close But No Cigar: Grading the Detroit Lions for Week Eight

    Here are my grades for the Lions/Redskins game yesterday. The Lions lost 17-25. The Lions almost won this game, and had they made a few more plays and converted some key third downs and moved the ball better in the second half, they may have...

    Scott Rieger Written by Scott Rieger about over 5 years ago 380 reads 2 comments

  19. Investing in the NFL: Week Eight Recap

    Week Eight: 1-2, -2 Units Overall: 5-5, -1 units (50%) Bonus College Plays: 0-2 Week Eight Plays Another poor week...that makes two in a row...

    Scott Rieger Written by Scott Rieger about over 5 years ago 94 reads 0 comments

  20. Investing In the NFL: Week Eight

    Week 7: 1-3, -4 Units Overall: 4-3, +1 units (57%) Bonus College Plays: 0-2 Week Eight Plays Chargers (-3) @ Saints The Play: Chargers (-3) for two units The Saints are without Bush and are the defacto home team in London...

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  21. Sorry, Haters: Rich Rodriguez Isn't Going Anywhere Anytime Soon

    Michigan and Rich Rodriguez finally put the finishing touches on the agreement that brought him to Ann Arbor yesterday, when he signed a contract that will pay him a minimum of $2.5 million a year over six years...

    Scott Rieger Written by Scott Rieger about over 5 years ago 369 reads 4 comments

  22. Oh, So Devine: YouTube Legend Noel Coming of Age in Morgantown

    You knew who he was before he did, as he broke onto the scene as a high school freshman with eye-popping, jaw-dropping performances posted online for the world to see...

    Scott Rieger Written by Scott Rieger about over 5 years ago 1,568 reads 45 comments

  23. Daunte Culpepper, Retired Star QB and UCF Alum to Return to NFL

    Daunte Culpepper, the most prolific passer in UCF history and former NFL Pro Bowler, who had previously retired at the age of 31, is considering making a comeback to the NFL...

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  24. Detroit Lions Game Officially Blacked Out

    The Lions, despite their futility, have one of the most loyal fanbases in the NFL and that was demonstrated by the selling out of the past 50 games since Ford Field opened in 2002...

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  25. Lions Update, Week 8: Favre Fiasco and More

    It's been a whirlwind couple of weeks for the Detroit Lions. They've gone from losing their 5th straight game, trading away their star WR, and putting their veteran starting QB on injured ...

    Scott Rieger Written by Scott Rieger about over 5 years ago 138 reads 9 comments