ATLANTA, GA - DECEMBER 06: NFL player Michael Sam attends the SEC Championship game between the Alabama Crimson Tide and the Missouri Tigers at the Georgia Dome on December 6, 2014 in Atlanta, Georgia. (Photo by Kevin C. Cox/Getty Images)

Michael Sam Among 105 ‘Vets’ Eyeing That Elusive NFL Job

The strain and sweat on their faces showed just how much one more chance in the NFL means to Michael Sam and 104 others.

97.1 The Ticket–03/24/2015

GLENDALE, AZ - JANUARY 25: Team Irvin tight end Jimmy Graham #80 of the New Orleans Saints is hit in the end zone after scoring a touchdown in the second half of the 2015 Pro Bowl at University of Phoenix Stadium on January 25, 2015 in Glendale, Arizona. (Photo by Christian Petersen/Getty Images)

NFL Considers Foreign Sites For Pro Bowl

The NFL is considering foreign sites for the Pro Bowl.

97.1 The Ticket–03/24/2015

LOS ANGELES, CA FEBRUARY 20: Former NFL safety Darren Sharper pleads not guilty to charges of allegedly drugging and raping a pair of women he met at a West Hollywood nightclub, in a Los Angeles Superior courtroom February 20, 2014 in Los Angeles, California. Sharper's bail has been increased from $200,000 to $1 million. (Photo by Bob Chamberlin-Pool/Getty Images)

Ex-NFL Star Sharper Starts Entering Pleas In 4-State Deal

Removing any doubt that he drugged and raped women, Former NFL star Darren Sharper has taken the first of several steps to own up to sexual assaults in four states that will send him to prison for about nine years.

97.1 The Ticket–03/24/2015

GLENDALE, AZ - FEBRUARY 01: NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell looks on from the sidelines during Super Bowl XLIX between the New England Patriots and the Seattle Seahawks at University of Phoenix Stadium on February 1, 2015 in Glendale, Arizona. (Photo by Kevin C. Cox/Getty Images)

Businessman Who Staved Off Blackouts Applauds NFL’s Decision

The NFL’s decision to suspend its television blackout rule for the 2015 season is making one Buffalo-area businessman happy.

97.1 The Ticket–03/24/2015

Detroit Lions head coach Jim Caldwell, defensive tackle Haloti Ngata, and general manager Martin Mayhew stand for a photo op at Ngata's introductory press conference Wednesday, March 11, 2015. (Photo by Ashley Dunkak/CBS Detroit)

Mayhew ‘Ecstatic’ To Get Ngata, Says Team Will Talk With Him About Contract Extension

The Lions gave up a pair of 2015 draft picks to get Ngata, and Mayhew said the five-time Pro Bowl selection definitely merited the price.

CBS Detroit–03/23/2015

DETROIT, MI - NOVEMBER 27: Rob Sims #67 celebrates Joique Bell #35 of the Detroit Lions fourth quarter touchdown against the Chicago Bears at Ford Field on November 27, 2014 in Detroit, Michigan. (Photo by Gregory Shamus/Getty Images)

Mayhew On Possibility Of Re-Signing Sims: ‘We’ve Been In Contact’

In five seasons for the Detroit Lions, free agent guard Rob Sims did not miss a single regular season game.

CBS Detroit–03/23/2015

GLENDALE, AZ - NOVEMBER 16:  Tackle Riley Reiff #71 of the Detroit Lions in the huddle during the NFL game against the Arizona Cardinals at the University of Phoenix Stadium on November 16, 2014 in Glendale, Arizona. The Cardinals defeated the Lions 14-6.  (Photo by Christian Petersen/Getty Images)

Lions Not Saying Whether They Will Pick Up Fifth-Year Option Of Riley Reiff

“We haven’t made a final determination on how that process is going to go,” Mayhew said Monday.

CBS Detroit–03/23/2015

DETROIT, MI - JANUARY 15:  General Manager Martin Mayhew of the Detroit Lions introduces Jim Caldwell as the Lions head coach during a news conference at Ford Field on January 15, 2014 in Detroit, Michigan. (Photo by Duane Burleson/Getty Images)

Mayhew Says, In Hindsight, He Would Do ‘About 1,000 Things’ Differently In Pursuit Of Suh

“You make decisions in real time,” Mayhew said, “and I feel good about every decision that we made every step along the way.”

CBS Detroit–03/23/2015

Miami Dolphins owner Stephen Ross walks between meetings Monday at the NFL owners meetings in Phoenix. (Photo by Ashley Dunkak/CBS Detroit)

Dolphins Owner Stephen Ross Says He Hopes To Mentor Suh; Warren Buffett Called Him ‘A Good Kid’

“It was as important [for us to get him] as it was Detroit trying to keep him,” Ross said at the owners meetings.

CBS Detroit–03/23/2015

GREEN BAY, WI - JANUARY 11: Dez Bryant #88 of the Dallas Cowboys waits for a replay on a call late in the fourth quarter against the Green Bay Packers during the 2015 NFC Divisional Playoff game at Lambeau Field on January 11, 2015 in Green Bay, Wisconsin. (Photo by Rob Carr/Getty Images)

Competition Committee Tweaking Language Of ‘Calvin Johnson Rule’

“It’s really not going to change,” owner John Mara said. “It’s not going to change the Dez Bryant play to a catch or any of the other ones.”

CBS Detroit–03/23/2015