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Can Matt Patricia and the Lions turn this season around?

Ouch. The Detroit Lions have now lost 11 games in a row. But, it seems that plenty of Lions players are still rallying behind head coach Matt Patricia. After yesterday’s 42-21 loss to the Packers, running back Kerryon Johnson said, “Uh, is 200% an option? Yeah, that’s the confidence I have in him.” Patricia is…MORE

Calvin Johnson nominated for 2021 class of NFL Hall of Fame

The list of nominees for the Pro Football Hall of Fame 2021 class have been announced. The headliners: Peyton Manning, Charles Woodson and Calvin Johnson. Charles Tillman is also on the list. The selection committee will trim the list of 130 down to 25 in November. Then further reduce to 15 modern-era players. Megatron finished…MORE

Monday Night Football ratings plummet

The once-unbeatable “Monday Night Football” has been sacked in the ratings. The number of viewers for Monday’s back-to-back games was significantly lower than the same Monday a year ago, according to ShowBuzz Daily. The Steelers-Giants game drew 10.8 million viewers, representing a 21 percent drop from last year’s Monday season opener, the website reports. The Titans-Broncos…MORE

Detroit Lions will see a familiar face officiating their game vs. Green Bay Packers

The Detroit Lions look to get back on track in week two on the road against the Green Bay Packers. Unfortunately, the task might be a little tougher after learning who is officiating the game. According to Jeff Risdon from Lions Wire, Clete Blakeman will be officiating Sunday’s game. If you remember correctly, he’s the one that…MORE

Report: Schools in Big Ten ‘moving together’ on upcoming decision for football

Dan Patrick said he was told the Big Ten chancellors and presidents will vote again this week on whether or not they will start their football season in October. He included that Michigan, Michigan State and Maryland probably won’t play regardless. Tony Paul from the Detroit News is now saying that the schools are going to…MORE

NHL: Zero positive COVID-19 tests in 7 weeks

For the seventh-straight week, the NHL says it has zero new coronavirus cases. NBC Sports reports that’s out of 1,357 tests administered Sept. 6-12. For the seventh consecutive week, the NHL reports ZERO positive COVID-19 tests. #StanleyCUp https://t.co/fiBQHN7O3r — #StanleyCup Playoffs on NBC (@NHLonNBCSports) September 14, 2020 The league’s last positive test came back in…MORE

College basketball coaches want all DI teams in NCAA Tournament

ACC coaches would like to see a free-for-all championship basketball tournament – voting unanimously Wednesday to propose that the NCAA allow all 347 Division I teams into the 2021 tourney. Duke’s Mike Krzyzewski was reportedly behind the idea, telling ESPN Radio, “Mens’s college basketball produces 98% or more of the money for the NCAA… We need…MORE

LSU allowing 25 percent capacity at home games this fall

Death Valley will be more like ‘death warmed over’ when the LSU football team takes to the field. LSU officials announced Friday that tiger stadium will be at 25% capacity this Fall. Tailgating has been banned and attendees will be required to wear masks. Reduced crowds will also be the norm at other SEC schools at…MORE

LeBron becomes all-time leader in playoff wins

King James has set another record. With the Lakers win over the Rockets Tuesday, LeBron earned his 162nd career playoff victory. He has now passed former Laker Derek Fisher for the most postseason wins in NBA history. After the game, LeBron said, “It’s something I never dreamed of.” Are there any players in the NBA right now…MORE

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