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Get Ready Detroit! Superman is Coming!

last yearOdd : Nerd Bastards

The city of Detroit has endured ceaseless hardships — the loss of Axel Foley, the early retirement of Barry Sanders, a 16% unemployment rate, a monster feral hellcat, and bankruptcy — but now, now they will face their greatest challenge in the form of Superman. Yes, the untitled Man of Steel sequel, aka the Batman/Superman [...]

Video: Monumental day for NFL, NFLPA

Jeff Saturday and Hall of Fame RB Barry Sanders discuss the settlement reached between the NFL and former players in concussion-related lawsuits.

Here’s the recent history of the Madden Curse in one handy infographic

As we count down the hours until the NFL returns, here's a quick reminder of the curse of everyone's favorite football video game. As always, it's tough being Michael Vick. Good thing Barry Sanders, this year's cover model, is over and...Show More Summary

Madden NFL 25 Unlockable Players: Barry Sanders

Over the next couple of weeks, we're going to be breaking down some of the most exciting unlockable players for the upcoming Madden NFL 25. Up next is one of the most dynamic players ever to put on an NFL jersey: Barry Sanders. All statistics from Pro-Football-Reference. Begin Slideshow

Detroit Lions Legend Barry Sanders Talks Madden Cover and Why He Left the Game

Former NFL running back Barry Sanders was a 10-time All-Pro and a first-ballot Hall of Famer, but he's getting even more accolades 15 years after leaving the game thanks to his selection as the Madden 2013 cover athlete. Throughout the...Show More Summary

Watch Some Dude Pull His Hamstring for a Copy of Madden

last yearSports : Deadspin

Down in Florida this week, EA Sports challenged people to run the NFL's all-important 40-yard dash—traveled nearly 25 years ago by one Barry Sanders of Wichita, Kansas in 4.37 seconds—and offering copies of Madden NFL 25 to 100 winners. We hope the guy at 0:16 got one as a consolation prize. Read more...

Watch Some Dude Pull His Hamstring for a Copy of Madden

Down in Florida this week, EA Sports challenged people to run the NFL's all-important 40-yard dash, traveled nearly 25 years ago by one Barry Sanders of Wichita, Kansas in 4.37 seconds, offering 100 copies of the game to winners. We hope the guy at 0:16 got one as a consolation prize. Read more...

Barry Sanders makes fans dash for their copies of Madden ’14

It's almost MaddenMas, everybody! Yes, the August release date of the latest edition of Madden is the day when gamers everywhere, be they children or overgrown children, dive headfirst into their own versions of the NFL, where the Raiders or Chargers or Cardinals can reign supreme. Show More Summary

Barry Sanders Disappears Once Again in Pepsi MAX Ad Tied to Madden NFL 25

Barry Sanders has always been good at the vanishing act. He did it most famously in 1999 by retiring from the NFL at age 30, when he was just 1,457 yards short of the league rushing record. He does it again, comically, in this new Pepsi MAX ad from TBWA\Chiat\Day in Los Angeles and director Matt Dilmore. Show More Summary

Barry Sanders Shows Off His Ability to Disappear in 'Madden NFL 25' Ad

NFL Hall of Famer Barry Sanders retired with 99 career rushing touchdowns. In this latest ad for Madden NFL 25, which Sanders will appear on the cover of, he's asked why he retired when he did before showing off his secret talent. Hat tip to FTW for the find. Read more NFL news on BleacherReport.com

Cold Hard Fact for Monday, August 19, 2013

Fact: Barry Sanders holds the record for most rushing touchdowns in a college football season with 37 during Oklahoma State's 1988 season. Bleacher Report will be bringing sports fans the most interesting and engaging Cold Hard Fact of the day, presented by Coors Light. Source: Wikipedia Read more College Football news on BleacherReport.com

Barry Sanders explains why he's a Lions fan

The Lions Twitter account wanted to know why its followers are Lions fans. Barry Sander's answer was definitely the best.

Calvin Johnson hasn’t enjoyed much team success

Barry Sanders and Calvin Johnson both became slam-dunk additions to the Lions’ Mt. Rushmore.  When it comes to team accomplishments, however, neither enjoyed much success. As Anwar Richardson of MLive.com points out, Johnson has struggled through some awful Lions teams.  In this age of supposed parity, Johnson has appeared in one playoff game in six…

Watch the Gameplay Trailer for ‘Madden 25? for Xbox One & PS4

The E3 Conference was the stage for the recent unveil of Madden 25 for next generation systems Xbox One and PS4. Showing off the capabilities of EA’s next-gen Ignite engine, Barry Sanders is set to appear on the Xbox 360/PS3… Watch the Gameplay Trailer for ‘Madden 25? for Xbox One & PS4 is a post by Alec Banks on Highsnobiety.

Barry Sanders runs away with Lions’ Mt. Rushmore

On Monday’s edition of Pro Football Talk on NBCSN, we unveiled the Lions’ Mt. Rushmore. To little surprise, running back Barry Sanders was the favorite of PFT Planet. In fact, he technically appeared on 104 percent of the ballots, which means that plenty of you voted for fewer than four Lions.  Which given the team’s…

Adrian Peterson gracing the cover of next-gen Madden 25

While legendary Detroit Lions running back Barry Sanders is the cover athlete of current-gen versions of Madden 25, current Minnesota Vikings superstar Adrian Peterson was announced as the cover athlete for the PS4 and Xbox One versions of the game at EA's E3 press conference today. Show More Summary

ProFootballTalk: Lions’ Mt. Rushmore

Barry Sanders, Bobby Layne, Alex Karras and Calvin Johnson make Mike Florio’s Detroit Lions’ Mt. Rushmore. Who makes your list?

UFC 160's Roy Nelson will never get a heavyweight title shot thanks to the ‘business’ of ‘politics’

What do former National Football League (NFL) running back Barry Sanders and Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) heavyweight Roy Nelson have in common? Neither of them will ever have the opportunity to compete in the championship game,...Show More Summary

Detroit Lions Running Back Breakdown: Full Evaluation and Depth Chart Analysis

Ever since that fateful day in 1999 when Hall of Fame running back Barry Sanders retired, the Detroit Lions have been clamoring for that home-run hitting running back. Sure, they had James Stewart, who was good enough in his first season. Show More Summary

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