| Dec 4, 2011
College football fans in West Michigan will have plenty of reason to be merry this bowl season.
Michigan, MSU, Western Michigan, and Notre Dame are all heading to bowl games this season.
Michigan is heading to a BCS bowl. The Wolverines will take...
| Dec 5, 2011
Drew Brees threw for 342 yards and three touchdowns, leading New Orleans to a 31-17 victory over the undisciplined Detroit Lions.
Robert Meachem caught three passes for 119 yards and a score for the Saints (9-3), who have won four in a row.
| Dec 11, 2011
Stephen Tulloch recovered a fumble in the end zone two minutes into the game, Alphonso Smith returned an interception for a score in the second quarter, and a defensive stop in the final moments kept the Lions in the thick of the playoff race.
| Dec 18, 2011
| 5:44 PM
If any of us wondered if celebrities would still visit Chicago after “The Oprah Winfrey Show” ended in May, we now have our answer.
Chicago is still a popular destination for film projects — which this year included “Man of...
| Dec 18, 2011
Calvin Johnson caught nine passes for a career- high 214 yards and two touchdowns, including a six-yard score with 39 seconds remaining to lift the Detroit Lions over the Oakland Raiders, 28-27.
Trailing 27-14 late in regulation, Matthew Stafford got...
| Dec 24, 2011
Lions fans can party like it's 1999, because Santa came early this year.
The Detroit Lions clinched their first playoff berth since the 1999 season by defeating the San Diego Chargers 38-10 at Ford Field on Christmas Eve, improving to 10-5 on the season....
| Jan 1, 2012
| 2:42 PM
The Packers and Lions' regular season finale resembled a video-game shootout, as Green Bay's quarterback set single-game franchise records for yards and touchdowns thrown in a 45-41 shootout win.
In a season that saw Aaron Rodgers make headlines on a...
| Aug 4, 2009
| 1:29 PM
As recently as last year, recruiters making their rounds through the Treasure Coast strolled into Coach Bill Kelley's office and offered up a dose of perspective.
"We didn't even know your school was here," they'd say.
Treasure Coast High opened three...
| Aug 8, 2009
The Seattle Seahawks have signed first-round draft choice Aaron Curry to a contract that will guarantee the star linebacker from Wake Forest $34 million, a person familiar with the deal said Saturday night.
The contract is the richest for a rookie non-...
| Aug 26, 2009
| 1:18 PM
The Indianapolis Colts travel to Detroit's Ford Field on Saturday for a week 3 preseason game against the Lions. Detroit, coming off the first 0-16 regular season in NFL history, is a team in obvious transition. The Lions began their face lift by giving...
| Jan 15, 2009
LOS ANGELES -- Southern California quarterback Mark Sanchez has announced he will enter the NFL draft, foregoing his senior season.
Sanchez is coming off a spectacular Rose Bowl against Penn State. The fourth-year junior went 28-for-35, setting a Rose...
| May 15, 2009
| 4:30 PM
Here is the positive review of the first episode of Michael Irvin's "4th and Long" from my Dallas counterpart, Barry Horn. The 10-part series debuts on Spike Monday night, and features 12 pro football wannabes (six receivers, six defensive backs)......