Champ and Chump
Champ: Golden Tate for his huge game against the New Orleans Saints. Chump: People who left the Lions game early or turned off their TV before the game was over.
Champ: Teryl Austin has turned the Lions defense into a winner. Chump: Mike Goldberg for his awful broadcast of the Lions and Vikings game.
Champ: The Detroit Lions defense for the way they shut down Aaron Rodgers and the Green Bay Packers.
Champ: The Detroit Tigers for overtaking first place in the AL Central with a sweep over the Cleveland Indians.
Champ: Illinois Little League team that made it to the championship game of the Little League World Series. Chump: Tiger bandwagon fans. Are you on or off?
Champ: J.D. Martinez for continuing his hot hitting. Chump: Juan Camilo Zúñiga for injuring Neymar.
Champ: Victor Martinez for his recent play. Does he ever strike out? Chump: Donald Sterling. You know the story by now.
Champ: Victor Martinez for his steady hitting behind Miguel Cabrera. Chump: The Detroit Tigers bullpen.
Champ: Henrik Zetterberg for his return to the Red Wings in the playoffs after back surgery. Chump: Johan Franzen for his poor performance in the Stanley Cup Playoffs.
Champ: Jimmy Howard for his stellar play against the Boston Bruins in game 1 of the Stanley Cup Playoffs.