Week 14 of the NFL season is nearly over. While we wait for the Monday Night Football game, let's take another look back at the best highlights from Sunday's action. This week's collection includes a Detroit Lions snow dance, Matthew Stafford's surprise snap, and a near-miraculous ending. Show More Summary
By Detroit Bear: Not often do inflection points come along for turnaround stories, let alone two in the same day. However, two news items hit the tape yesterday that I think represent a fundamental change in how investors should look at two legendary retailers. J.C. Show More Summary
The 2015 Corvette Z06 is set to debut at the upcoming Detroit Auto Show and let me be the first to say daaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaamn. Read more...
Way back in November 2008, Mitt Romney wrote an op-ed for the New York Times that bore the headline: "Let Detroit Go Bankrupt." At the time, the economy was crashing and the Bush White House was considering a multi-billion dollar bailout of the auto industry to prevent its collapse and the resulting wholesale economic devastation. Show More Summary
Call it "Ghosts of Catchphrases Past." At Monday's White House briefing, ABC News' Jonathan Karl resurrected the George W. Bush-era slogan "Mission Accomplished," and on Tuesday, Fox News Chief White House Correspondent Ed Henry revived a more recent political buzz-phrase, asking White House Press Secretary Jay Carney "Jay, is the President going to let Detroit go bankrupt?"
The Detroit Red Wings are quite difficult to predict. Just when it’s time for a highly-touted prospect to step into the spotlight, someone unexpected gets the call. Detroit has a tendency to let its prospects season in the minor leagues a while longer than most clubs. Show More Summary
Green Bay Packers corner Tramon Williams wasn't in the Thanksgiving spirit on Thursday. The veteran let out his frustration by shoving a referee after Detroit Lions running back Joique Bell scored a touchdown early in the fourth quarter...Show More Summary
And that’s why it won’t let them resign their membership or negotiate their own salary, benefits and working conditions, according to David Hecker, president of AFT Michigan. This Detroit News editorial explains the relationship between “freeloading” and the union’s insistence on exclusivity in collective bargaining. Read it, or read this post from last year.
Allegedly, it is rude to say a team is choking. So let's figure out a more polite way to describe the Detroit Lions, after a 24-21 loss against the Tampa Bay Buccaneers: Afraid of success? Front-runners? Pretenders? All hype and no substance? Whatever...Show More Summary
Let’s face it, drifting through parking lots and around concrete barriers is nothing new. In fact for the majority of us gear-heads, it’s literally been something that we’ve been doing all of our lives. Then Ken Block showed up, figured out how to monetize it via video and presto – a new sport was born. […]
The Detroit Lions host the Tampa Bay Buccaneers in a game that has taken on heightened significance and intrigue after the past week. We'll get into the specific matchups that will decide this contest, but let's first take a look at the overall picture. The Lions took a step back in Pittsburgh and lost their cushion in the NFC North. Show More Summary
As if the Pittsburgh Steelers don't have enough to worry about going into Sunday's Week 11 matchup against the Detroit Lions at Heinz Field (FOX, 1 p.m.). Let's see, a defense that allowed a franchise-record 55 points and 610 yards two weeks ago has to find a way to stop the No. Show More Summary
A Detroit reporter lets an F-bomb slip during a newscast, reminding us that we should make a point to watch the news more often.
Cities are so... static. The Very Large Structure will let an urban population just roll down the road if commerce or resources dry up. When a city struggles––much like Detroit is struggling today––residents move. But what if the city...Show More Summary
Batman and Superman will come to blows in Man of Steel 2, which will be set in Detroit and is slated to be released in summer 2015. Man of Steel director Zack Snyder let loose with the detail at a recent Yahoo event promoting the Blu-ray...Show More Summary
To understand more of the human toll of the Detroit bankruptcy, check out Stand with Detroit. It's not just the stories of retired city workers like Juanita Scott, who: ... worked in the City of Detroit Health Department for 19 years. Show More Summary
Let’s get something crystal clear right from the beginning: Nicklas Lidstrom is a once-in-a-generation talent and is irreplaceable. That said, it isn ’t altogether crazy to believe that Danny DeKeyser may be the closest thing the Detroit...Show More Summary
Bobby Ferguson, a contractor and longtime friend of corrupt former Detroit Mayor Kwame Kilpatrick who was just sentenced to 21 years in prison, was paying $1,062 a month for a 2010 Ford Mustang Shelby GT500 convertible. Let that soak in. Read more...
Dallas Cowboys receiver Dez Bryant was seen throwing a few tantrums on the sideline on Sunday against the Detroit Lions, and now we know what he was saying, thanks to NFL.com. For The Win transcribed the interactions between the star wideout and his teammates during the outbursts. Show More Summary
Once a Red Sox fan, always a Red Sox fan. But when you live your adult life in metro Detroit, you grow to love the Tigers. Watching the American League Championship Series caused some dissonant feelings: I was thrilled that the Red Sox won, but also a little sad that the Tigers lost. That’s baseball. [...]