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The Sports World Reacts To NFL’s ‘Deflategate’ Ruling

Here were some of the best reactions from around the sports world as the news of the Patriots’ punishment made its rounds.

05/11/2015

Guard Laken Tomlinson, the 2015 first-round draft pick of the Detroit Lions, participates in rookie minicamp on May 8, 2015. (Photo by Ashley Dunkak/CBS Detroit)

Lions Sign Three Tryout Players After Rookie Minicamp

The Lions had 31 tryout players in rookie minicamp, and they signed safety Nathan Lindsey and wide receivers Jarred Haggins and Erik Lora.

CBS Detroit–05/11/2015

Offensive linemen prepare for drills on day one of the Detroit Lions' rookie minicamp. (Photo by Ashley Dunkak/CBS Detroit)

After Day One Of Rookie Minicamp, Caldwell Impressed By Focus Of Players

“I think overall they did a pretty nice job,” Caldwell said. “It’s a great group of guys, very attentive, very focused, very serious group.”

CBS Detroit–05/08/2015

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Top 5 Wildest Sports Callers Of The Week: May 4th-May 8th

The Top 5 Sports Callers of the week is a weekly installment from CBS Local Sports that will bring you the wildest callers from across the nation.

05/08/2015

TEMPE, AZ - OCTOBER 18:  Wide receiver Jaelen Strong #21 of the Arizona State Sun Devils runs with the football after a reception against cornerback Alex Carter #25 of the Stanford Cardinal during the fourth quarter of the college football game at Sun Devil Stadium on October 18, 2014 in Tempe, Arizona.  The Sun Devils defeated the Cardinal 26-10. (Photo by Christian Petersen/Getty Images)

Lions Sign Five Of Their Draft Picks, 12 Undrafted Rookie Free Agents

The Lions have signed five players they drafted and signed 12 undrafted rookie free agents, eight of whom play offense.

CBS Detroit–05/08/2015

GLENDALE, AZ - SEPTEMBER 15: Wide receiver Larry Fitzgerald #11 of the Arizona Cardinals isn't able to hold on to the ball while being pursued by cornerback Bill Bentley #28 of the Detroit Lions in the third quarter at University of Phoenix Stadium on September 15, 2013 in Glendale, Arizona. The Cardinals defeated the Lions 25-21. (Photo by Jeff Gross/Getty Images)

Lions Defensive Backs Coach Tony Oden Excited For Competition At Cornerback

Detroit has made a point this offseason to make sure the team will not be in trouble if Bentley or Lawson cannot get healthy.

CBS Detroit–05/07/2015

DETROIT, MI - DECEMBER 07:  A general view of the main entrance of Ford Field prior to the start of the game between the Tampa Bay Buccaneers and the Detroit Lions on December 7, 2014 in Detroit, Michigan. The Lions defeated the Buccaneers 34-17.  (Photo by Leon Halip/Getty Images)

‘Taste Of The Lions’ VIP Tickets Sold Out, Even Though Prices 20 Percent Higher Than 2014

VIP tickets cost $300, while general admission tickets are $175. Last year, VIP tickets were $250 and general admission tickets were $150.

CBS Detroit–05/06/2015

CHICAGO, IL - APRIL 30:  Laken Tomlinson of the Duke Blue Devils holds up a jersey after being picked #28 overall by the Detroit Lions during the first round of the 2015 NFL Draft at the Auditorium Theatre of Roosevelt University on April 30, 2015 in Chicago, Illinois.  (Photo by Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

Despite An Offer From Tomlinson, Lucas Sticking With No. 77; Tomlinson Will Wear No. 72

Tomlinson made Lucas an offer, but he did not even consider it.

CBS Detroit–05/06/2015

SAN ANTONIO, TX - DECEMBER 30:  Wide receiver Josh Huff #1 of the Oregon Ducks is tackled by cornerback Quandre Diggs #6 of the Texas Longhorns during the Valero Alamo Bowl at the Alamodome on December 30, 2013 in San Antonio, Texas.  (Photo by Ronald Martinez/Getty Images)

Diggs Confident He Can Contribute For Lions: ‘Don’t Let The Speed Fool You’

“Don’t the speed fool you,” Diggs said after Detroit drafted him in the sixth round. “Don’t let the height fool you. I’m a competitor.”

CBS Detroit–05/05/2015

ALLEN PARK, MI - MAY 17: Detroit Lions linebacker coach Bill Sheridan gives instructions to Kyle Van Noy #95 and Brett Pasche #48 during Rookie Minicamp on May 17, 2014 in Allen Park, Michigan. (Photo by Leon Halip/Getty Images)

Lions Announce Jersey Number Changes, Assignments

With offseason workouts underway, the draft over and rookie mini-camp around the corner, the Lions made some jersey number announcements.

CBS Detroit–05/05/2015

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