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#7 Best College Football Player Ever

Barry Sanders. If you even have a small interest in college football, you’ve probably heard this name. Barry is an absolute legend in all stages of football. 126 more words

A Line That Barry Must Cross

I’m sitting here, racking my brain, trying to fight through a minor case of ‘writer’s block’. Once I came to the conclusion of what to write, “blocking” made a whole lot of sense. 851 more words

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The Detroit Lions Mt. Rushmore

The Detroit Lions are a less than mediocre franchise (to put it mildly) today. But it wasn’t always that way.

In their 85 seasons as a pro football franchise, as the Lions and the Portsmouth (OH) Spartans, they have won 4 NFL Championships (pre-1970 AFL-NFL merger), 4 Conference titles, 4 division championships, made the playoffs 17 times, while collecting a total of 535 victories. 644 more words

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Thrift Treasures 107: Serial Number Slayer

So the National Sports Collectors Convention is under way Atlantic City and like many others I wish I was there. I’ve been to the annual event twice, both times as peripheral member of the Beckett Media team. 632 more words

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1997 Green Bay Packers Media Guide

Coming off their first Super Bowl triumph in nearly three decades, the Packers nearly repeated the feat in 1997. Green Bay raced to a 13-3 record and defeated Tampa Bay and San Francisco en route to Super Bowl XXXII in San Diego. 53 more words


The Ten Historic NFL YouTube Games That I'm Most Excited to Watch

The NFL is uploading 96 archived games in their entirety to YouTube in August, 3 for each franchise after voting from fans. The complete list of the… 410 more words


Howe's humility, grace on par with Detroit's sports history

Al Kaline sat across from Jim Campbell, the Tigers general manager.

Between the two men was a new contract offer, waiting for Kaline’s signature.

For the first time in his illustrious Tigers career, the dollar figure the Tigers were throwing at Kaline for a season included six digits. 1,136 more words

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