Sports

Lawson says Slay set higher standard for secondary

Nevin Lawson can feel the presence of a higher standard to perform up to in the Detroit Lions’ secondary this year, and it’s not just from adjusting to a new system and demands from head coach Matt Patricia and his staff. Darius Slay raised the bar by making the Pro Bowl last season. It was Slay’s first Pro Bowl, and ...

Read More »

Reasons For Hope « Detroit News Watch

By Dayn Perry (CBSSports.com) — Man, all we do is talk about the good teams, so let’s change that. In order to devote some bandwidth to the miserable MLB squadrons among us, we’ll first turn to our standings page. On the far right columns, you’ll find the playoff odds for each team, which come to us courtesy of SportsLine (@SportsLine on Twitter) Projection Model. We’re ...

Read More »

WWE Insiders Pick Money In The Bank « Detroit News Watch

By Chuck Carroll WWE Money in the Bank features 10 matches, including men’s and women’s ladder matches for an all-important guaranteed title shot. But it isn’t the matches for which the pay-per-view is named that is generating the buzz. Former UFC superstar Ronda Rousey gets her first crack at gold in WWE, as she takes on Nia Jax for the ...

Read More »

Stephanie McMahon Stars In An All New ‘Undercover Boss’ « Detroit News Watch

Stephanie McMahon is the chief brand officer of World Wrestling Entertainment, Inc., the primary spokesperson for WWE’s social responsibility initiatives, a global brand ambassador and now…an undercover boss. In Friday night’s new installment of Undercover Boss: Celebrity Edition, McMahon slams into undercover mode to find raw talent and helps a young WWE fan’s charitable dreams come true. During her time ...

Read More »

5 Lions with breakout potential

The offseason training program for the Detroit Lions is almost completed and the next step for the players after roughly a six-week break is the start of training camp at the end of next month. Training camp is when the competition heats up, and jobs are won and lost. Players in this league make big leaps in production year over ...

Read More »

Slay has lofty goals for the team, himself

Cornerback Darius Slay is coming off the best season of his career. The Detroit Lions cornerback tied for the NFL lead in interceptions (8) a year ago, and made his first Pro Bowl and All-Pro teams. Slay’s rise to becoming one of the best cover corners in the NFL has him thinking about some pretty big goals down the line. ...

Read More »

10 Stats To Know « Detroit News Watch

By Kyle Porter (CBS Sports) — With the 2018 U.S. Open starting this week, you’re going to see plenty of statistics and data flying around regarding this country’s national championship. Heck, the broadcast alone will have copious amounts of yardages and angles along with all manner of information to consume. As for what you need to know before the U.S. ...

Read More »