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Lions’ Super Bowl surge stops in San Francisco

Lions’ Super Bowl surge stops in San Francisco

Brock Heilig, Sports Editor January 31, 2024

Plane tickets were booked. Hotel reservations were made. The curse had been lifted. The Detroit Lions — and their elite fanbase — were going to the Super Bowl. Until they weren’t. Detroit...

Detroit Lions fans cheer for the Lions against Tampa Bay Buccaneers during the first half of the NFC divisional round at Ford Field in Detroit on Sunday, Jan. 21, 2024. Photo courtesy of Junfu Han

Brock’s Thoughts: Sights set on Super Bowl?

Brock Heilig, Sports Editor January 24, 2024

The Detroit Lions might play in the Super Bowl. This isn’t satire. This also isn’t some pipe dream dreamt by the most unrealistically optimistic and biased Lions fan. No. The Detroit Lions might...

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Brock’s Thoughts: Thirty-two years of history erased

Brock Heilig, Sports Editor January 17, 2024

Something historic happened on Sunday night. And not just historic in the sense of something that will be documented for years to come. No, historic in the sense of something that people will remember...

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Lions score grit-fueled comeback victory over Bears

Summer Weathers, Sports Reporter November 22, 2023

In a sensational turn of events, the Detroit Lions pulled off an astonishing comeback win over the Chicago Bears at Ford Field, 31-26. The Lions have now advanced to an incredible 8-2 record to start...

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Brock’s Thoughts: Trade deadline passivity will haunt Lions in playoffs

Brock Heilig, Sports Editor November 8, 2023

The success of the Detroit Lions this season has been well-documented. It’s unlike anything anyone has ever seen from this franchise before, and the rest of the NFL is starting to pick up on the fact...

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Column: Time to say goodbye to the ‘same, old Lions’?

Brock Heilig, Sports Editor March 29, 2023

For almost 100 years, the Detroit Lions have consistently been one of the worst franchises in sports. There’s no debating it. It’s as much a fact as two plus two equals four is.  It’s been...

Michigan State University defeated The University of Michigan last Saturday 10/30 in a highly anticipated game, 37-33.

Michigan and Michigan State football look to build off last season’s success

Joseph Popis, Sports Reporter July 20, 2022

Both the Michigan Wolverines and Michigan State Spartans exceeded expectations last football season. The Wolverines went 12-2, beat Ohio State in dominating fashion, won the Big Ten Championship and made...

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Detroit Lions finally have effective general manager

Joseph Popis, Sports Reporter May 18, 2022

The 2022 NFL draft has come and gone. The new NFL season is just around the corner, and the Lions got a haul in this draft.  The picks include defensive end Aidan Hutchinson (Michigan), wide receiver...

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