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Alex Karras, Actor, Ex-NFL Star, Dead at 77

Alex Karras, Actor, Ex-NFL Star, Dead at 77Vernon Biever/Getty Images(NEW YORK) -- Alex Karras, the Detroit Lions football star-turned-actor, has died, ABC News Radio has confirmed.  He was 77. Karras was reported to be ill and near death just a few days ago.  His lawyer, Craig Mitnik...

Former Lions Star Alex Karras Dies

Former Lions Star Alex Karras DiesAl Messerschmidt/Getty Images(DETROIT) -- Alex Karras, the Detroit Lions football star-turned-actor, has died, ABC News Radio has confirmed.  He was 77.  Karras was reported to be ill and near death just a few days ago.  His lawyer, Crai...

Lions Hopeful Running Back Jahvid Best Can Return this Season

Lions Hopeful Running Back Jahvid Best Can Return this SeasonLeon Halip/Getty Images(NEW YORK) -- After being out of action for nearly one year exactly, the Detroit Lions are hoping that running back Jahvid Best has dealt with his concussion issues and will be able to return this season.Best hasn't played since ...

Titans Top Lions 44-41 in Overtime Thriller

Titans Top Lions 44-41 in Overtime ThrillerFrederick Breedon/Getty Images(NASHVILLE, Tenn.) -- The Tennessee Titans beat the Detroit Lions 44-41 in a game that came down to the last play in overtime. Titans kicker Rob Bironas broke a 41-41 tie by hitting a 26-yard field goal in overtime.  ...

49ers Drop Lions, Move to 2-0

49ers Drop Lions, Move to 2-0Ezra Shaw/Getty Images(SAN FRANCISCSO) -- The Handshake Game Part II lacked the drama of its predeccesor. Which is just fine for the San Francisco 49ers. The Niners (2-0) got two touchdown passes from quarterback Alex Smith and their stingy defense did...

Lions Standing Behind Wide Receiver Titus Young

Lions Standing Behind Wide Receiver Titus YoungNFL via Getty Images(NEW YORK) -- Despite his immense talent, Detroit Lions wide receiver Titus Young has struggled with maturity issues on and off the field. Despite that, the team still supports their young pass catcher.Last Sunday against the St. Lo...

Scoreboard Roundup – 9/9/12

Scoreboard Roundup – 9/9/12Getty Images/Hemera(NEW YORK) -- NFL: The Denver Broncos (1-0) flew past the Pittsburgh Steelers (0-1), 31-19. The New York Jets (1-0) romped the Buffalo Bills (0-1), 48-28. The New England Patriots (1-0) stomped the Tennessee Titans (0-1), 34-13. The ...

Former USC Offensive Lineman Fred Matua Dead At 28

Former USC Offensive Lineman Fred Matua Dead At 28University of Southern California/Collegiate Images/Getty Images(LOS ANGELES) -- Former USC offensive lineman Fred Matua died on Sunday morning.  He was 28-years-old. According to sources close to Matua, the cause of death was heart related. ...

Detroit Lions Cut CB Aaron Berry

Detroit Lions Cut CB Aaron BerryNFL via Getty Images(ALLEN PARK, Mich.) -- The Detroit Lions cut Aaron Berry on Monday after his second arrest of the summer. Berry was taken into custody early Saturday morning on three charges of simple assault."We have repeatedly stressed to everyon...

Suh Taking on More of A Leadership Role With Lions

Suh Taking on More of A Leadership Role With LionsGregory Shamus/Getty Images(NEW YORK) -- It has been an offsesaon the Detroit Lions would rather soon forget. The team has had six total arrests since last season ended, this after the team took some criticism for their on-field behavior as well. One o...

Lions’ Mikel Leshoure Suspended Two Games

Lions’ Mikel Leshoure Suspended Two GamesNFL via Getty Images(ALLEN PARK, Mich.) -- He hasn't played a single down in the NFL, but Detroit Lions running back Mikel Leshoure finds himself in hot water from the NFL. The league has suspended Leshoure two games for violating the NFL's substance-a...

Lions Defensive Lineman Nick Fairley Arrested For DUI

Lions Defensive Lineman Nick Fairley Arrested For DUIKevin C. Cox/Getty Images(TILLMAN'S CORNER, Ala.) -- It hasn't been the greatest offseason for Detroit Lions defensive tackle Nick Fairley. After already getting arrested last month for marijuana possession, on Sunday morning, Failrley was arrested for...

Lions’ Receiver Calvin Johnson Voted As New Madden Cover Boy

Lions’ Receiver Calvin Johnson Voted As New Madden Cover BoyLeon Halip/Getty Images(NEW YORK) -- Even though Detroit fans may not be leaping for joy, Lions Pro Bowl wide receiver Calvin Johnson was voted to grace the cover of "Madden NFL 2013" after beating out Carolina Panthers quarterback Cam Newton.Johnson e...

Lions Reward Calvin Johson With Mega-Contract Extensinon

Lions Reward Calvin Johson With Mega-Contract ExtensinonRonald Martinez/Getty Images(DETROIT) -- The Detroit Lions have made sure that wide receiver Calvin Johnson continues to blossom into one of the best wide receivers in the NFL under their watch. Detroit has signed Johnson to a seven-year deal worth $13...

Lions’ Avril May Hold Out If Given Franchise Tag

Lions’ Avril May Hold Out If Given Franchise TagGregory Shamus/Getty Images(NEW YORK)  -- Detroit Lions defensive end Cliff Avril said he may hold out from Lions offseason program and training camp if the team places the franchise tag on him instead of trying to work out a contract. "There's a ...

NFL Divisional Playoff Preview: Saints @ 49ers

NFL Divisional Playoff Preview: Saints @ 49ersRonald Martinez/Getty Images(SAN FRANCISCO) -- The San Francisco 49ers will play host to the New Orleans Saints Saturday afternoon in the NFC Divisional playoffs. The Saints come into the contest with the NFL's number-one ranked offense. They will be f...

Lions Breakout Season Comes To A Close

Lions Breakout Season Comes To A CloseLeon Halip/Getty Images(NEW ORLEANS) -- The Motor City will have to wait another year for the opportunity to capture its first Vince Lombardi trophy, after the Detroit Lions loss to the New Orleans Saints Saturday in the NFC Wild Card round, 45-28. It ...

Saints Top Lions 45-28

Saints Top Lions 45-28Chris Graythen/Getty Images(NEW ORLEANS) -- This is starting to get routine for the New Orleans Saints. The team had 626 total yards on offense as the rolled past the Detroit Lions 45-28.Saint quarterback Drew Brees had another terrific game, passing f...

Lions Prepare For Wild-Card Showdown Against Saints

Lions Prepare For Wild-Card Showdown Against SaintsNFL/Detroit Lions / New Orleans Saints(NEW ORELANS) -- The Detroit Lions will battle the New Orleans Saints in the Big Easy Saturday night in an NFC wild-card showdown.It will be the first time in playoff history that a game is going to feature two qua...

Scoreboard Roundup – 1/1/12

Scoreboard Roundup – 1/1/12Scott Boehm/Getty Images(NEW YORK) -- NFL: The New York Giants (9-7) shot down the Dallas Cowboys (8-8), 31-14. The Green Bay Packers (15-1) outlasted the Detroit Lions (10-6), 45-41. The Miami Dolphins (6-10) eliminated the New York Jets (8-8), 19-17....
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