Found February 08, 2012 on
Detroit Lions Football:
The Detroit Lions were given pretty good odds of winning next year's Super Bowl by Las Vegas.
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Tom Lewand did his usual drive-by at the Super Bowl this year. He showed his face at a few league functions, made small talk over a couple of meals, and by the time the Giants and Patriots kicked off Super Bowl XLVI on Sunday night, the Lions' president was back home, far from the spectacle of the game.
The Lions are unlikely to find better value than Jenkins at 23 even if cornerback isn't the team's biggest area of need.
Nick Perry left Detroit four years ago for Southern Cal. If the latest mock draft by the Sporting News plays out, he soon could be heading home.
In a single year, Ndamukong Suh went from superhero to diabolical villain.
According to an annual poll conducted by Nielsen and partner E-Poll Market Research, Suh is now the fourth most-hated professional athlete in American sports -- behind Michael Vick, Tiger Woods and Plaxico Burress -- placing the Lions defensive tackle in rarefied bad air.
Two of the athletes ahead of Suh...
A landmark $25-billion settlement with the nation's top mortgage lenders was hailed by government officials today as long-overdue relief for victims of foreclosure abuses. But consumer advocates countered that far too few people will benefit.
Fittingly, the Lions finished No. 9 in the final power poll conducted by the NFL's website.
Stafford beat out Tom Brady and Aaron Rodgers for the award. Calvin Johnson was beat out by the Giants' Hakeem Nicks for the wide receiver award.
AUTOS Fisker Automotive, an electric carmaker that received a half-billion-dollar loan from the federal government and millions more from Delaware economic development officials, said it has laid off workers in Delaware and California.
Egypt's ruling generals are playing a risky game of brinksmanship by cracking down on U.S. nonprofit groups promoting democracy, threatening a relationship with Washington that has brought the military billions of dollars in aid over the past three decades.