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    Special Teams Errors Cost Lions

    Mike Nugent’s 54 yard field goal as time expired gave the Bengals a 27-24 victory over the Lions. This was set up by a poor 28 yard punt by Sam Martin. Nugent had already missed one field goal but was able to make his longest attempt when the game was on the line.Sam Martin has been spectacular for the Lions minus his last punt. The fifth round…

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    Lions Offense Falters Without Bush

    The Lions seemed to be on pace for their second win of the season Sunday but struggled offensively in the second half going on to lose 25-21 to the Arizona Cardinals. Matthew Stafford threw two touchdowns to Calvin Johnson in the second quarter. Stafford then failed to reach the endzone in the second half. 201 of his 278 passing yards came in…

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    Detroit Officer Dies In Flint

    Detroit Police are grieving the loss of one of their veteran police officers.According to Fox 2 News:The department says Rodney Jones, 49, was competing in ‘Bikes on Bricks’ in Flint Saturday afternoon when he suddenly stopped his bike and collapsed. Medics rushed the 28-year veteran to Hurley Medical Center where he was later pronounced dead….

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    Will Peralta Make The Playoff Roster?

    Jhonny Peralta started pregame workouts Wednesday at U.S. Cellular field. He is only allowed to workout with the Tigers until the gates of the stadium open. Eventually, he will join the Tigers’ instructional league team. It is unclear whether he will join them for workouts or when they start games on the 23rd.Peralta took both ground balls and…

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    Fruitvale Station Opens Friday Nationwide: View Official Trailer

    This is the true story of Oscar, a 22-year-old Bay Area resident who wakes up on the morning of December 31, 2008 and feels something in the air. Not sure what it is, he takes it as a sign to get a head start on his resolutions: being a better son to his mother, whose birthday falls on New Year’s Eve, being a better partner …

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    John Legend Is Here To Stay

    When certain artists arrive on the recording scene, it is immediately evident that they will have an enduring presence. For example, Beyoncé, Usher, Mariah Carey, Justin Timberlake and Alicia Keys. And there are plenty of reasons why artists such as Smokey Robinson, Prince, Aretha Franklin, Stevie Wonder and Gladys Knight are still going strong.Joh…

    Miguel Speaks Mind, Offends Many

    There is much to be said for being honest, for speaking one’s mind, for making it clear how one feels on any given issue. But then there are the repercussions. Singer Miguel knows plenty about that because a comment he made about African Americans still has people talking in the Black community, usually unfavorably. Migu…

    Why Snoop Dogg is Snoop Lion

    Hard-core rapper, songwriter and sometimes actor Snoop Dogg is a man of many names. When he emerged in 1992, after having been discovered by Dr. Dre, he was calling himself Snoop Doggy Dogg. Later he opted for Snoop Dogg. And currently he is known as Snoop Lion. In fact, he says he wants to “bury Snoop Dogg.” The…

    Photo Of The Day: Bob Johnson At The Michigan Policy Conference

    Bob Johnson speaks about how he started BET at the Michigan Policy conference. He talks fondly about John Malone, owner of Liberty Media for helping him get started.Johnson says he built his businesses by forming strategic alliances. He says he’s not the smartest guy in the room. He said a lot of African Americans just havent had the o…

    The Unsinkable Mr. Patterson

    One might think coming face-to-face with the grim reaper following a major auto accident where doctors told his family he had a 3 percent chance of survival might dramatically change someone. Not so for Oakland County Executive L. Brooks Patterson. At least not when it comes to his politics and his larger than life John W…

    Will.i.am: One of the most creative forces in music today

    If you watched “American Idol” on Thursday, May 2, you witnessed one of the most remarkable performances ever seen on television.The artist was the amazing, always inventive will.i.am — with a lot of well-choreographed accompaniment — performing “Bang Bang” from the motion picture “The Great Gatsby.” It was a feast for the eyes and the ears as will…

    Mayor Bing to Abandon Race for Mayor Tuesday?

    Amidst speculations that there is a movement underway to draft Detroit Mayor Dave Bing to enter an already crowded field for mayor, Bing himself will tell Detroiters Tuesday afternoon what he plans to do. Mayor Bing will appear at the Charles Wright Museum of African American History at noon to announce whether he will officially become a mayoral…

    Snoop debuts his new Reggae sound with No Guns Allowed

    No longer Snoop D-O-Double G, Snoop Lion is gearing up to release his twelfth studio album in May entitled “Reincarnated”. In case you missed it, after a “pilgrimage” to Jamaica, Snoop found spiritual enlightenment, converted to Rastafarianism and changed his name to Snoop Lion. His new, reggae sound is all about peace and love, not s…