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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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    What Mama didn’t know (and did know)

    Without question, “Remembering Whitney” by Cissy Houston is one of the most captivating, incisive, honest and informative books ever written. In addition to learning so much about her superstar daughter Whitney, who was on her way to becoming an icon, the book provides plenty of information on Cissy Houston, a star in her own right, and provides an…

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    Jay-Z and Beyoncé: Super Rich

    In May 2003, Columbia Records released a single by Beyoncé titled “Crazy in Love.” It was a huge hit and was, in fact, the hottest song of that summer. One would assume that she had her husband, Jay-Z, at least partially in mind.Well, the super couple is also “crazy in wealth,” as was expressed in Forbes, the biweekly magazine that publishes…

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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….

    Suh Gets Biggest Fine Ever For Low Block

    Ndamukong Suh was fined on Tuesday by the NFL for his illegal low block on Minnesota Vikings center John Sullivan. Suh was able to avoid suspension but was fined $100,000. It is the biggest fine for an individual play that does not include suspensions.The NFL seems to have raised the stakes due to Suh’s history of fines and suspensions. This…

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    Lions Dominate Injury Plagued Bills

    The first team offense may not have scored but Shaun Hill led the Lions to two first quarter touchdowns. The first was an eight yard pass to Patrick Edwards and the second was a six yard pass to Kris Durham. After the first quarter it was all Kellen Moore at quarterback. Matt Stafford threw six times and only completed one. Very little blame…

    Fast Food Worker Strike Update

    Page 1 of 2 A Lincoln Park Checkers was forced to close and a Southfield McDonald’s was the site of a strike after workers at both restaurants walked off the job Tuesday night. The Checkers was shuttered around 10:30 p.m.. The actions were part of the D15 campaign, which seeks a $15 hourly wage and for workers to be able to form a union without…