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Detroit Native Jerome Bettis Enters Hall Of Fame

The six-time Pro Bowler helped the Steelers to six playoff appearances and the franchise’s fifth Super Bowl title in 2006, which the team won in Bettis’ hometown of Detroit.

97.1 The Ticket–08/08/2015

DETROIT, MI - NOVEMBER 09: Dominic Raiola #51 and Travis Swanson #64 of the Detroit Lions celebrates the game winning touchdown during the fourth quarter of the game against the Miami Dolphins at Ford Field on November 09 , 2014 in Detroit, Michigan. The Lions defeated the Dolphins 20-16. (Photo by Leon Halip/Getty Images)

Lions’ New Center Swanson Says He Learned A Lot From Raiola

With Dominic Raiola gone, Travis Swanson is set to become the man in the middle for the Detroit Lions.

97.1 The Ticket–08/07/2015

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Funeral Arrangements Set For Former Detroit Lions Player Mel Farr

The running back finished his pro career with 3,072 yards on 739 carries and would go on to a second career selling cars in the Detroit area.

97.1 The Ticket–08/07/2015

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Former Detroit Lion Mel Farr Dies At Age 70

Farr played for the Lions from 1967 to 1973, being named to the Pro Bowl twice. He led the team in rushing yards three times.

97.1 The Ticket–08/03/2015

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)

Lions’ Haloti Ngata Starts Training Camp On Injury List

Coach Jim Caldwell says Ngata hurt himself working out and will be out “for a little bit” — Caldwell says Ngata is a quick healer.

97.1 The Ticket–08/03/2015

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Jerome Bettis Says He Sold Crack, Shot At Drug Dealers While Growing Up In Detroit

Living in an impoverished home in the inner city, Bettis and his brother turned to selling drugs to help with finances, he said on “In Depth with Graham Bensinger.”

97.1 The Ticket–07/24/2015

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Football-Bowling Hybrid Sport Takes Hold In Detroit

A Detroit-area entrepreneur believes he has scored a touchdown with his new business idea. Or thrown a strike.

97.1 The Ticket–07/21/2015

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Top 5 Most Dangerous Sports

Rhythmic gymnastics and table tennis just missed the cut.

07/20/2015

ARLINGTON, TX - JANUARY 04:  Matthew Stafford #9 of the Detroit Lions watches from the sideline during the second half of their NFC Wild Card Playoff game against the Dallas Cowboys at AT&T Stadium on January 4, 2015 in Arlington, Texas.  (Photo by Sarah Glenn/Getty Images)

5 Things The Detroit Lions Need To Be Successful In 2015

Training Camp opens for the Detroit Lions on August 3, seven months after suffering a heartbreaking Playoff loss at the hands of the Dallas Cowboys.

97.1 The Ticket–07/18/2015

DURHAM, NC - NOVEMBER 20:  Anthony Boone #7 of the Duke Blue Devils runs with the ball against the North Carolina Tar Heels during their game at Wallace Wade Stadium on November 20, 2014 in Durham, North Carolina.  (Photo by Streeter Lecka/Getty Images)

Lions Cut QB Anthony Boone

Boone was a teammate of Duke offensive lineman Laken Tomlinson, whom the Lions drafted in the first round this year.

97.1 The Ticket–06/12/2015

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