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Detroit Lions hire Brad Holmes to be next GM

The Detroit Lions have officially started a chapter. They hire Brad Holmes to be their next general manager. Lions expected to hire Los Angeles Rams’ director of college scouting Brad Holmes as their new general manager, per source. They are finalizing a multi-year deal. — Adam Schefter (@AdamSchefter) January 14, 2021 Holmes was previously working…MORE

Roll Tide: Smith, Jones lead Alabama to 18th National Championship

As one reporter put it: “DeVonta Smith was uncoverable. Najee Harris was unstoppable and Mac Jones impeccable.” No. 1 Alabama won the College Football National Championship Monday night, beating No. 3 Ohio State 52-24. The win marks Alabama’s sixth time as national champions in the last 12 years under coach Nick Saban who was quick…MORE

80 percent say Tokyo Olympics should be called off or won’t happen

More than 80% of people in Japan say the Tokyo Olympics should be canceled or postponed. The Olympics are scheduled to open on July 23 — already postponed from last summer because of the pandemic. 80% say Tokyo Olympics should be called off or won’t happen — The Independent (@Independent) January 11, 2021 Tokyo…MORE

Here’s your NFL Wild Card round schedule

For the first time ever, the NFL’s Wild Card weekend will include six games – three on Saturday and three on Sunday.  Here’s the schedule: Saturday’s action begins with Colts at Bills at 1pm on CBS, followed by Rams at Seahawks at 4:40pm on FOX.  The Bucs will visit the Washington Football Team in the…MORE

Super Idea? Texas lawmaker wants day after Super Bowl to be a statewide holiday

A Texas lawmaker is proposing the day after the Super Bowl be a statewide holiday. It’s estimated that about 17 million Americans catch “Super Bowl Fever” and call in sick to work Monday after Super Bowl Sunday. Texas House Bill 371 was drafted by State Rep. Art Fierro and would make the day after the…MORE

Another Dan Marino record hangs in the balance

Two of Hall-of-Fam NFL quarterback Dan Marino’s records were either met or exceeded this weekend. Lamar Jackson finally ended the halftime mark that stained his young career. And matched a 35-year record by Dan Marino in the process >>#Ravens #RavensFlock — Jeff Kerr (@JeffKerrCBS) November 9, 2020 Baltimore Ravens quarterback Lamar Jackson has tied…MORE

Anthony Mantha re-signs with Detroit Red Wings

The Detroit Red Wings are clearly rebuilding but they’re securing their core players. They’ve recently re-signed forward Anthony Mantha to a four-year deal. The contract comes with just a $5.7 million cap hit. Mantha scored 38 points through the 43 games he played in last season with the Red Wings. Do you like this move?MORE

Titans, Vikings halt team activities after COVID-19 outbreak

The NFL might be staring down its first major COVID-19 outbreak. On Tuesday, the Tennessee Titans halted team activities after three players and five team staffers tested positive or COVID-19.  The team already had one player and one coach in the COVID-19 protocol. The team will reportedly be shut down until Satruday, with no players…MORE

Town of South Park attended Sunday’s game between Broncos and Buccaneers

While the Denver Broncos have brought in many guests to fill their stadium, they brought in some “locals” to fill seats for a face-off with Tom Brady and the Tampa Bay Buccaneers. Based in Colorado, South Park has been home to many characters over the years, including Cartman, Stan, Kyle, and-if alive-Kenny. Along with filling…MORE