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NBA Playoffs Get Interesting « Detroit News Watch

Toronto Raptors vs. Washington WizardsFriday, April 27, 2018, 7:00 pm ET WASHINGTON -1.5 The home team has won and covered all five games in this series, but the boost of a healthy John Wall for Washington still isn’t being factored in enough here. In two of the three games at Toronto, the Wizards were equal or capable of winning. In ...

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Shaquem Griffin Expects To Cry ‘Immediately” If Selected In NFL Draft « Detroit News Watch

(CBS Local) – Last month, an unlikely star emerged at the NFL Scouting Combine, and soon he could be joining an NFL team. With a prosthetic hand, Shaquem Griffin wowed scouts by bench pressing 225 pounds 20 times, and running the fastest 40-yard dash of any linebacker in more than a decade. The performance helped boost his popularity, gaining the attention ...

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10 prospects who could interest Lions on Day 2

The first 32 selections of the NFL draft are in the books, but things are far from over, as general manager Bob Quinn and the Detroit Lions get ready for today’s second and third rounds. The Lions own the 19th pick in the second round (51 overall) and the 18th pick in the third round (82). “The board looks good,” ...

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Wayne State makes banners naming Medal of Honor recipients « Detroit News Watch

DETROIT (AP) – Wayne State University has installed banners in its football stadium recognizing all 3,500 recipients of America’s highest military honor. The Detroit school announced Tuesday the banners bearing the names of Medal of Honor recipients include Robert Simanek, a 1958 Wayne State graduate who received the medal in 1953. He attended a recent Department of Athletics Academic Recognition ...

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Bob Quinn pores over all he can to prep for draft

Detroit Lions NFL draft strategy is clear: Go dependable or go home Dave Birkett – Detroit Free PressApril 26, 2018 Why Detroit Lions select Alabama LB Rashaan Evans in NFL mock draft Dave Birkett – Detroit Free PressApril 26, 2018 Why it’s looking more likely the Lions could trade back in Round 1 Nate Atkins – Mlive.comApril 26, 2018 Lions ...

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