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January 31, 2020 - 12:09 pm
Amid debates over whether the Lions should draft Tua Tagovailoa third overall, another question has been overlooked: Would Tua want to play for the Lions? The answer is no, according to those close to the Alabama quarterback. Because of the Lions' downward trajectory under Matt Patricia and the...Read more
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January 26, 2020 - 7:15 pm
97.1 The Ticket -- As the basketball world mourned the death of Kobe Bryant , his teenage daughter and seven others, NBA teams paid tribute to the Black Mamba as they took the court Sunday afternoon. The Denver Nuggets and Houston Rockets were the first two teams to tip off on Sunday, and paid...Read more
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November 17, 2019 - 12:56 pm
There's a reason Matthew Stafford's start streak finally came to an end. The quarterback has fractured bones in his back, an injury that doctors recently told Stafford should sideline him for six weeks, according to ESPN . Stafford will miss his second straight game Sunday after starting 136 in a...Read more
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November 11, 2019 - 8:57 am
Former teammates are tweeting about former Michigan State Spartan Charles Rogers, saying that he has died at the age of 38. Free Press MSU reporter Chris Solari confirmed the news Monday morning. Can confirm: Former MSU and Lions WR Charles Rogers has died. The Saginaw native was 38 years old. —...Read more
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November 10, 2019 - 9:37 am
97.1 The Ticket -- Matthew Stafford's iron man streak of 136 consecutive starts -- the sixth longest suck streak for a quarterback in NFL history -- will come to an end Sunday, according to multiple reports. Adam Schefter of ESPN says doctors will not let Stafford play through a back injury, which...Read more
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October 17, 2019 - 9:33 am
The loss the Detroit Lions suffered Monday night to the Green Bay Packers, with help from the referees, isn't as bad as the one the New Orleans Saints had to go through when they lost to the Los Angeles Rams in the NFC Championship game. But Detroit fans seem to be taking the loss just as bad...Read more
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October 16, 2019 - 2:28 pm
Prior to Monday night's game against the Packers, his 51st in the NFL, Trey Flowers had never been flagged for illegal hands to the face. That included three games during his Patriots career for which Jeff Rice was the umpire. Rice was the umpire again Monday night, and didn't see a problem with...Read more
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October 15, 2019 - 7:54 am
Knowing the current players and coaches would likely take the high road, Barry Sanders stood up for the Lions after they were victims of some "terrible" officiating in a heartbreaking loss to the Packers Monday night. Sanders, who serves as an ambassador for the team, took to Twitter to condemn a "...Read more
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