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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

Love for the game: Detroit Lions fans reflect on a historic season

Kurt Szymanski, Sports Reporter February 14, 2024

Despite the Detroit Lions coming up one game short of the Super Bowl this season, Lions fans still have love for the franchise. “I love them more than anything in the world,” junior Giuseppe Rizzo...

Lions coach Dan Campbell reacts to a play against the 49ers during the second half of the Lions 34-31 loss in the NFC championship game in Santa Clara, California, on Sunday, Jan. 28, 2024. Photo courtesy of Junfu Han

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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Revisiting the trade that transformed the Lions

Kurt Szymanski, Sports Reporter December 13, 2023

With the start of the NFL playoffs precisely a month away, the Detroit Lions stand as the leader of the NFC North with a record of 9-4. According to the New York Times, with four games left this season,...

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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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The Detroit Lions: yeah, this team is good

Brock Heilig, Sports Editor October 18, 2023

I’ve refrained from writing this column for as long as possible, but it’s time to acknowledge the facts: The Detroit Lions are a good football team. Some might say they’re really good. Some...

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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...

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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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The Detroit Lions’ future is brighter than you think

Reece Taylor, Sports Reporter April 6, 2022

Football is about culture. You can have a top quarterback prospect, incredible defensive players, and talents at the skill positions, but if your team’s leadership and culture are sub-par, your team...

Lions bite kneecaps of Packers to close regular season

Lions bite kneecaps of Packers to close regular season

Reece Taylor, Sports Reporter January 12, 2022

The Detroit Lions defeated the top-seeded Green Bay Packers 37-30 in a dramatic game at Ford Field on Jan. 9 to finish Head Coach Dan Campbell’s first season 3-13-1. After a disastrous tenure under...

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