For the second week in a row Detroit has rallied for a win. The Lions trailed 21-0 at the half and were just six percent likely to win after the first two quarters.
Lousy. Pathetic. Boring. Typical. These are adjectives that can be used to describe the Detroit Lions in recent years. Balanced. Efficient. Defensive-minded. Composed. These are adjectives that can be used to describe this year's 5-2 Lions squad.
St. Louis used a fake punt to hold off Seattle 28-26. The Seahawks had rallied from a 21-6 deficit at the half to pull within one score of the Rams with 3:18 to play.
Phil Dawson converted all five of his field goal attempts as San Francisco beat Kansas City 22-17. Dawson's 27-yard go-ahead field goal was setup by a trick play.
Michigan quarterback Shane Morris took a brutal hit during a game this weekend. That should have been the end of the story.
As the month of September approaches its end, the start of construction for the Detroit Red Wings' sleek, state-of-the-art, and highly anticipated hockey arena approaches.
Similarly high profile teams square off this week, with a couple very notable differences. As a game between two top ten teams in just about any poll, Michigan State heading to Oregon is a high profile national game.
My husband must be a masochist. Both his mistresses are needy, expensive and abusive. They are reliable only in that they will always let him down. Donna regularly steals him from me for weeks at a time. And more than half the year, I am a football widow.
Much to the disappointment of his grand plan - Alfie didn't win a cup by signing with the Red Wings in July 2013 for one year. He did record a respectable season, with 18 goals, and 49 points in only 68 games.
It seems the biggest trend this NHL offseason has been the growth of moneypuck strategies. The entire business of hockey has rapidly expanded in the past 20 years, and as business grows, ROI calculations need to be made.
I'm certainly not a world traveler, but I have been to a fair number of cities and states in the United States and the people of Detroit are some of the nicest, most resilient and inspiring people I've ever met.
Just as we did with bald eagles, peregrine falcons, sea turtles and grizzlies, we have a legal and moral duty to protect wolverines, remarkable survivors able to sniff out carrion buried beneath several feet of snow.
Stacey and I dated and fell in love. Big Ten vs. ACC. No problem, right?
"Where are you from?" It's a simple question, but for a generation of 20-somethings constantly trying to find themselves and where they belong, it's so much more than that.
A few months ago, Kellen Moore's career took one step forward. By the start of minicamp, it took two steps back when Lions GM Martin Mayhew verbally slapped it away.
Is a year-long suspension a precedent that everyone should expect when an NCAA athlete is caught using marijuana? If that is the case, expect to see more college basketball players leave for the NBA draft as soon as possible.