1. Is Manufacturer Allegiance Still Important to NASCAR Fans?

    Sometimes it is hard to pull the blinders off and realize that not everyone views things the same way as you do, or the same way that your part of the country does...

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  2. Is John Kuester the Man to Reinvent the Detroit Pistons?

    Sometimes it is rude to be so blunt, but this must be said John Kuester is on the clock. In a little more or less than two full NBA seasons it is very likely that he will no longer be the Head Coach of the Pistons...

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  3. Can the UFL Succeed Where Others Have Failed?

    The UFL has been in the news a little bit lately. For those who are not aware, the UFL is the United Football League...

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  4. The Potential First NASCAR Hall of Fame Class

    The nominees for the first class to get elected to the NASCAR Hall of Fame has been announced, and as with most everything NASCAR it is too big, the process for election is too convoluted and ...

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  5. NBA Free Agency Gets Off to Fast Start

    Since Tuesday at 12:01 AM EST the faces of many NBA-Examiner" target="_blank">NBA teams have been changed, and, in at least one case, the very foundation of the team has undergone a free agent upgrade...

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  6. Candidates for the Third Stewart-Haas Car

    It is not news that the folks over at Stewart-Haas racing are thinking about adding a third entry for the team in 2010...

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  7. Panther Fans Hire an Agent?

    In what appears to be a very strange story, a group of season ticket holders have hired sports super-agent Drew Rosenhaus as their agent to help them negotiate lower season ticket prices for the Florida Panthers...

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  8. Nationwide Series COT Set To Debut in 2010

    It looks like NASCAR will move ahead with its Nationwide Series COT program as soon as 2010. Of course they will wait to talk with Nationwide series owners to help figure out how to best activate ...

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  9. Is the Truck Series in Jeopardy?

    In a word, no. The Truck series will be around for many years to come as the folks who run NASCAR absolutely love this series. However to keep this series viable, it must return to its roots...

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  10. The Questions I Would Ask Jeff Backus

    Since Jeff attended the University of Michigan and was one of the first players drafted by disgraced Lions GM Matt Millen, I would think Jeff would have a particularly interesting insight on ...

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  11. Detroit Lions Fans Have Seen This Song and Dance Before

    Every couple of years the Detroit Lions hire a new coaching staff and they predictably come out and say which NFL system they are going to adopt...

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  12. How I Became a Detroit Lions Fan

    Like most people born to baby boomer parents, I am a product of a broken home. My parents divorced when I was very young, and once my mother remarried, I found myself with a stepfather who didn’t like sports...

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  13. The 2009 Detroit Lions Still Have a Few Holes to Fill

    To be fair, a team coming off a 0-16 season is unprecedented, as unprecedented as a NFL team going 0-16 in the first place...

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  14. What Can We Reasonably Expect of the 2009 Detroit Lions?

    This is a team coming off an 0-16 2008 campaign, and is mired in a seven year funk, compiling an overall record of 28-84. Lions fans call those years the Matt Millen era, and thankfully it has finally come to an end...

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  15. The Sad State of the Detroit Sports Media Has a Few Bright Spots

    Let us be real honest here, Detroit is a great sports town. From the love of it’s Tigers, to the continued patience with it’s Lions, Detroit is full of great sports fans and that fact is not lost on the national media...

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  16. 2009 Draft May Be Unpopular with Fans, but the Lions Are Better

    Lions general manager Martin Mayhew has repeatedly said that the goal for the 2009 draft, as he saw it, was to increase to overall talent level of his team...

    Joshua Lobdell Written by Joshua Lobdell about over 5 years ago 1,049 reads 28 comments

  17. Detroit Lions Draft Day Plan

    The fundamental question here is what does a team that just completed the first perfect season in reverse need first? This is not a problem that one off season, one draft, or one big time player is going to be able to fix...

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  18. Aaron Curry Logical NFL Draft Pick for the Detroit Lions No. 1 Slot

    Making another bad decision on draft day and picking a QB that's not good for the Lions is not the way to start the post-Matt Millen era, but it very well could be the last nail in the coffin for their fans...

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  19. Big Questions Remain for the 2009 Detroit Tigers Bullpen

    As spring training and the 2009 baseball season creep ever closer, the Detroit Tigers still have many unanswered questions about their bullpen...

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  20. Detroit Lions' Winless Season and Missed Draft Opportunities No Coincidence

    Every media outlet on the planet has focused in on the horrible picks that the Detroit Lions have made over the past eight drafts...

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  21. Who Will Be the Next Head Coach of the Detroit Lions?

    No matter who I think is the right guy for this job; the Lions front office track record proves that they will not hire him...

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  22. The Worst Lions Decision: How Detroit Arrived at the Verge of 0-16

    The question becomes, how does a team go 0-15 and place themselves on the verge of being the first 0-16 team in NFL history? It does not happen overnight, and it cannot possibly be blamed on a single move, player, signing or draft pick...

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  23. Rob Parker Crosses The Line

    Rob Parker, sports columnist for the Detroit News, crossed an ethical line during Sunday’s Detroit Lions post-game press conference...

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  24. Four Bad Contracts Are What Doomed the Detroit Tigers

    Free Agent Miscues Led to Tigers' Demise Last year, the Detroit Tigers opened the season with a $139 million payroll, which was the second largest in the major leagues. Some reports state that the Tigers lost $40 million last year...

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  25. Who Is to Blame for the 0-14 Detroit Lions?

    Well to truly know that we will have to look at the suspects. In my mind, the main suspects are the players, they just are not good enough, but whose fault is that? Is it Head Coach Rod Marinelli ...

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