| Oct 24, 2012
| 3:32 PM
He's number one in the hearts of the Who Dat Nation, but across the country Drew Brees is number two.
Brees is the second most liked player in the NFL behind Pittsburgh Steeler safety Troy Polamalu.
The survey was conducted by Neilsen.
| Oct 27, 2012
| 7:43 PM
Seahawks DE Chris Clemons vs. Lions OT Jeff Backus: This might be putting the pass rush before the stopping-the-run aspect that leads to it – as well as the obvious, with all hands on deck needed to defense Pro Bowl receiver...
| Oct 27, 2012
| 8:53 PM
Do fans owe their support to teams?
It's a question frequently debated on great sports talk shows (such as, oh I don't know, say The Beat of Sports, hosted by Marc Daniels from 9 a.m. to noon weekdays on 740 the Game).
Bill Johnston thinks so.
| Oct 28, 2012
| 6:10 PM
Whether you want to call him Mr. Clutch or Mr. Double Clutch probably depends on whether you call the glass half-full or half-empty.
Truth be told, Jay Cutler was a little of both Sunday.
All that matters is he came to play in the fourth quarter and...
| Aug 21, 2012
| 8:18 PM
ALLEN PARK, Mich. — Lost in all the opponent stomps, roadside arrests, practice sucker punches and handshake fracases is the fact that the Lions are mighty fine football team that keeps getting better.
Matthew Stafford to Calvin Johnson arguably is...
| Jun 29, 2012
| 1:36 PM
The Lions have taken a very important step in making sure their recent success continues.
On Friday, Lion's management and head coach Jim Schwartz agreed on a new contract extension to keep Schwartz in the Motor City. This is an expected move due to...
| Jan 21, 2013
| 11:12 PM
Tennis--Australian Open, same-day tape, 1 p.m. (ESPN2), 8 and 2:30 a.m. (ESPN2)
Cycling--Tour Down Under, Stage 1, same-day tape, 2:30 p.m. (NBCSN)
Men’s College Basketball--Iowa at Ohio State, 5:30 p.m. (Big 10 Network);...
| Jan 12, 2013
| 11:33 PM
Women’s College Basketball—Oklahoma State at Texas, 11:30 a.m. (FXSP); Nebraska at Penn State, 1 p.m. (ESPN2); Wisconsin at Michigan, 1 p.m. (Big 10 Network); Baylor at Kansas, 1:30 p.m. (FXSP); California at Stanford,...
| Dec 15, 2012
| 1:27 PM
"Be careful what you wish for."
In the canons of good advice, this suggestion is right up there with "follow the yellow brick road," "Use the Force, Luke," and "Never start a trip without clean underwear."
America's poet laureate, Eminem, even wrote a...
| Nov 28, 2012
| 1:05 PM
The thoughts around the Colts locker room on Detroit Lions defensive tackle Ndamukong Suh seem to be pretty clear. Though you don't want to be standing on the opposite side of the line of Suh, as the Colts will when they travel to Detroit on Sunday, you...
| Dec 1, 2012
| 2:28 PM
In pursuit of the NFL's toughest running back to tackle, Brian Urlacher reached for Adrian Peterson and hung on for dear life as any self-respecting linebacker would after his left hand latched onto the back of Peterson's shoulder pads.
| Dec 5, 2012
| 6:39 PM
Nothing signaled a Bears season suddenly gone askew Wednesday more than reporters surrounding backup linebackers Geno Hayes and Dom DeCicco, who both are closer to becoming potential answers to a trivia question than making a major impact.