1. Detroit Tigers Update: Octavio Dotel Will Join Tiger Bullpen in 2012

    According to a report on the MLB network, the Detroit Tigers have signed current St. Louis Cardinal reliever Octavio Dotel to a one-year contract. In John Lowe's article on Freep...

    Chris Madden Written by Chris Madden about almost 3 years ago 657 reads 6 comments

  2. Detroit Tigers 2012: Tigers Should Have an Easy Road to AL Central Title

    Detroit Tigers general manager Dave Dombrowski is in the midst of his annual scavenger hunt to find and assemble talent for next year. It is World Series or bust for the 2012 Tigers...

    Chris Madden Written by Chris Madden about almost 3 years ago 1,845 reads 8 comments

  3. Detroit Pistons 2012: 6 Players with All-Star Potential

    NBA players around the league are returning to their home arenas, lacing up their kicks and hitting the gym in preparation for the start of the regular season. Finally! The Pistons are no different...

    Chris Madden Written by Chris Madden about almost 3 years ago 1,572 reads 9 comments

  4. Jim Schwartz: Detroit Lions Coach Denies That Team Has Discipline Issues

    During the past two weeks, the Detroit Lions have shown as much discipline as William "The Refrigerator" Perry at an all-you-can-eat buffet. They've failed to control their emotional "appetites...

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  5. Detroit Lions: Spotlight Should Be on Jim Schwartz, Not Suh Craziness

    During the past week, the Detroit Lions have been at the very hot center of an intense media spotlight. The endless chatter had to do with the three S's: Suh, the Stomp, and the Suspension...

    Chris Madden Written by Chris Madden about almost 3 years ago 478 reads 3 comments

  6. The 10 Dirtiest Plays in Sports History

    On Thanksgiving Day, Ndamukong Suh embarrassed himself and the Detroit Lions with a blatant stomp to the arm of the Green Bay Packers ' Evan Dietrich-Smith. He has drawn the ire of the NFL , the media, and fans...

    Chris Madden Written by Chris Madden about almost 3 years ago 9,965 reads 25 comments

  7. Ndamukong Suh: To Suspend or Not to Suspend, That Is NFL's Question

    In the wake of "Stomp-giving 2011" the NFL , and Roger Goodell, face a unique conundrum: To suspend Suh for yet another unnecessarily nasty act, or not suspend him because of future scheduling considerations...

    Chris Madden Written by Chris Madden about almost 3 years ago 391 reads 1 comments

  8. Lions vs. Packers: The Lions Will Feast on Cheese for Thanksgiving

    For many football fans, watching the Detroit Lions play on Thanksgiving is an annual tradition. Families gather around their television to watch the blue and silver, and then retire to the dinner table for a good meal...

    Chris Madden Written by Chris Madden about 3 years ago 820 reads 1 comments

  9. NBA Rumors: Top 10 Amnesty Clause Victims

    The NBA lockout saga drags on, and lines are clearly drawn in the sand. Neither side will budge. The owners and the players are more focused on pointing fingers than actually ending the darn thing...

    Chris Madden Written by Chris Madden about 3 years ago 8,753 reads 51 comments

  10. Kevin Smith: The Detroit Lions' Prodigal Son Key in Victory.

    As Kevin Smith scampered for his third touchdown of the day, leading the Detroit Lions to victory over the Carolina Panthers , I sat and stared at my TV screen in giddy disbelief...

    Chris Madden Written by Chris Madden about 3 years ago 788 reads 2 comments

  11. NBA Lockout : Top 10 Signature Shoes We May Never See in Action

    As the NBA Lockout continues, the distance between the owners and the players union grows. So does the possibility that the NBA will not exist in 2012. Huge arenas will sit empty...

    Chris Madden Written by Chris Madden about 3 years ago 5,625 reads 41 comments

  12. MLB Free Agency 2012: Jason Varitek Could Be Ideal Back Up Catcher for Tigers

    The Detroit Tigers are in the market for a back-up catcher, and who better to target then a grizzled world series veteran like Jason Varitek . In 2011, the Tigers leaned on Alex Avila as their every day back-stop; and I do mean every day...

    Chris Madden Written by Chris Madden about 3 years ago 799 reads 4 comments

  13. Detroit Lions: 5 Improvements They Must Make to Beat the Carolina Panthers

    The Detroit Lions got their you-know-whats handed to them by the Chicago Bears on Sunday. Everyone saw it. Everyone knows it. The Lions made the 2011 Bears look like the 1985 version featuring Richard Dent and Mike Singletary ...

    Chris Madden Written by Chris Madden about 3 years ago 405 reads 4 comments

  14. Penn State Scandal: Nittany Lions Should Cancel the Game, Honor Victims

    Sports today have become much more than a pastime. Fans place their beloved sport, team, player or coach on a pedestal...

    Chris Madden Written by Chris Madden about 3 years ago 277 reads 0 comments

  15. Joe Paterno's Retirement Statement: What Joe Pa Really Meant

    In the wake of the Penn State child sex scandal, Joe Paterno , no doubt encouraged by a team of PR people, came out with a statement today. The statement informed the world of his intention to retire at the end of the year...

    Chris Madden Written by Chris Madden about 3 years ago 1,470 reads 6 comments

  16. Detroit Lions vs. Chicago Bears: 5 Keys to a Lions Victory

    The Detroit Lions travel to Soldier Field to face the red hot Chicago Bears this Sunday. The Bears are coming off a huge win on Monday night over the disappointing Philadelphia Eagles ...

    Chris Madden Written by Chris Madden about 3 years ago 832 reads 2 comments

  17. Detroit Lions: What the Kevin Smith Signing Tells Us About Detroit

    The Detroit Lions re-signed an old friend Monday—2008 third round draft pick Kevin Smith. He joins the Lions already familiar with the offense, having been the starting tailback for two of his four years with Detroit...

    Chris Madden Written by Chris Madden about 3 years ago 1,775 reads 1 comments

  18. MLB Trade Rumors: Martin Prado Might Be the Tigers' Best Option

    According to MLB .com reporter Mark Bowman, the Atlanta Braves have shown interest in trading Martin Prado and Jair Jurrjens...

    Chris Madden Written by Chris Madden about 3 years ago 3,611 reads 12 comments

  19. Calvin Johnson's Place Among the Greatest Detroit Lions Receivers

    Everyone knows that Calvin Johnson is an all-world wide receiver for the Detroit Lions and the most feared offensive weapon in the NFL . He has led the Lions' resurgence and currently leads the NFL in touchdowns scored...

    Chris Madden Written by Chris Madden about 3 years ago 1,701 reads 14 comments

  20. Detroit Lions: Why the Lions Should Embrace Their Bad Boys Image

    I recently enjoyed reading an article by Jason Lisk on thebiglead.com called "The Detroit Lions are the New Bad Boys and Should Carry on the Al Davis Counterculture Tradition." http://thebiglead...

    Chris Madden Written by Chris Madden about 3 years ago 962 reads 9 comments

  21. Detroit Lions: Why the Victory over Denver Proves They Are for Real

    The Detroit Lions dominated the Denver Broncos at Sports Authority Field at Mile High on Sunday. Their offensive performance was reminiscent of how they steamrolled over teams during their five-game win streak...

    Chris Madden Written by Chris Madden about 3 years ago 328 reads 2 comments

  22. Detroit Lions: Why Kurt Warner's Criticism of Matthew Stafford Is Correct

    It has been a tough week for Matthew Stafford. He injured his foot against the Atlanta Falcons and had to answer questions about his shoulder and why he is throwing side arm...

    Chris Madden Written by Chris Madden about 3 years ago 6,710 reads 30 comments

  23. Detroit Lions Defense: Dirty Players or NFL Throwbacks?

    Rumours of dirty play in Motown have been circulating ever since Ndamukong Suh played his first down for the Detroit Lions . He seems to be the catalyst for this hot button issue of the day around the NFL ...

    Chris Madden Written by Chris Madden about 3 years ago 1,156 reads 1 comments

  24. Detroit Lions: 5 Biggest Threats to Playoff Hopes

    The Detroit Lions sure are a streaky team, aren't they? After starting the NFL regular season on a five-game win streak, the Lions are now staring down the barrel of a two-game losing streak...

    Chris Madden Written by Chris Madden about 3 years ago 2,125 reads 35 comments

  25. NBA Rumors: LeBron James and Company Planning World Tour, According to Reports

    The latest news from the NBA rumor mill speculates that LeBron James and many of his young NBA companions are planning a world tour...

    Chris Madden Written by Chris Madden about 3 years ago 579 reads 2 comments