By REED NELSONFOXSportsDetroit.com
CNN knows news. And they should, given that they are the oldest name in 24-hour news coverage. In fact, since 1980, CNN has made a name for itself, presumably, by being right a good chunk of the time. In this day and age that makes you a world-class news service.
On Saturday, however, CNN proved two things with one wrong graphic that even one of the best can make mistakes, and that whoever was producing their morning show is not a sports fan.
Mistakenly displayed on their high-tech forecasting screen was a chilly forecast for a Lions divisional playoff game, one being played against the San Diego Chargers. (Check out the video provided by Deadspin.com here.)
We are all entitled to make mistakes, but this doozie could use some dissection. The Lions were eliminated from the playoffs, in New Orleans, exactly a week prior to the on-air graphic. Also, the forecast where the non-existing game would be played at, Ford Field, would be irrelevant, as th...