Ryan Raburn definitely earned his release last summer from the Tigers, but if history holds, Raburn, now with the Cleveland Indians, will comeback to haunt the Tigers.
Especially considering the loss of Cliff Avril in free agency, the Lions desperately need a speed pass rusher from the outside on their defensive line.
They are both plenty tough, so it is, in many ways, splitting hairs, but…
Nicklas Lidstrom, Red Wings – Lidstrom is one of the greatest defensemen to ever play in the NHL, and his career lasted two decades before his retirement in 2012.
Barkevious Mingo, defensive end, LSU
For Seth MacFarlane to nail it as host – Let’s face it, it has been a constant struggle to find the right host for the Academy Awards.
Albeit it was at home, and the atmosphere at the Breslin Center is one of the intimidating in college basketball for the opposition, but the Hoosiers know they can beat the Spartans.
Kevin Durant, Oklahoma City – Is the leading scorer in the league, and by far the best player on the team with the second most wins. A truly gifted and great player.
Can Michigan State exploit its advantage inside – The Spartans’ Adreian Payne is vastly improved and Derrick Nix is solid.
Can Bruce Rondon close? Spring training isn’t the best test for closers.