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Most Talked About Sports Events of 2013

Headlines that shaped and transcended the sports world in 2013.

12/16/2013

BALTIMORE, MD - AUGUST 17: Quarterback Matthew Stafford #9 of the Detroit Lions lines up under center against the Baltimore Ravens at M&T Bank Stadium on August 17, 2012 in Baltimore, Maryland. (Photo by Rob Carr/Getty Images)

Ravens And Lions Meet On Monday With High Stakes

The slumping Detroit Lions are trying to avoid a late-season collapse that would keep them out of the playoffs for the 13th time in 14 years.

WWJ Newsradio 950–12/14/2013

Joba Chamberlain #62 of the New York Yankees delivers a pitch against the Baltimore Orioles on April 13, 2013 at Yankee Stadium in the Bronx borough of New York City.The Baltimore Orioles defeated the New York Yankees 5-3. (Photo by Elsa/Getty Images)

Source: Tigers, Chamberlain Have 1-Year Deal

The Detroit Tigers accomplished another goal during their busy offseason, adding depth to their bullpen with Joba Chamberlain.

97.1 The Ticket–12/13/2013

Defensive tackle Ndamukong Suh #90 of the Detroit Lions on the sidelines during the NFL game against the Arizona Cardinals at the University of Phoenix Stadium on September 15, 2013 in Glendale, Arizona. The Carindals defeated the Lions 25-21.  (Photo by Christian Petersen/Getty Images)

Up-Tempo Eagles Next Test For Suh, Lions

The Eagles’ up-tempo, no-huddle offense is designed to put pressure on the opposing team. It could be a particularly big test for Detroit, which has built its defense around a powerful defensive line.

97.1 The Ticket–12/07/2013

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The 5 Best Stadiums In The NFL

From location, fans, and noise level to architecture, food & beer, and proximity to post-game shenanigans, here are football’s five best stadiums in the NFL.

11/25/2013

Matthew Stafford #9 of the Detroit Lions is sacked by Jason Worilds #93 of the Pittsburgh Steelers during the third quarter on November 17, 2013 at Heinz Field in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. Pittsburgh won the game 37-27. (Photo by Joe Sargent/Getty Images)

First-Place Lions Have Plenty Of Home Games Ahead

Detroit has four of its next five games at home, including Sunday’s matchup against Tampa Bay, and only one game remaining against a team that currently has a winning record.

97.1 The Ticket–11/23/2013

Running back Joique Bell #35 of the Detroit Lions runs for a touchdown against the Jacksonville Jaguars November 4, 2012 at EverBank Field in Jacksonville, Florida. The Lions won 31 - 14. (Photo by Al Messerschmidt/Getty Images)

Bell Questionable For Lions, Johnson Probable

Rookie defensive end Ziggy Ansah, who missed the last two games with a left ankle injury, is also probable.

97.1 The Ticket–11/23/2013

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Red Wings Break Skid 4-3 Over Canes

Gustav Nyquist made the most of his return from the minors.

97.1 The Ticket–11/22/2013

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Surging Lions Face Test In Desperate Steelers

The Detroit Lions on Sunday will try to win in Pittsburgh for the first time since 1955.

97.1 The Ticket–11/17/2013

Matthew Stafford #9 of the Detroit Lions celebrates his game winning touchdown with Nate Burleson (far right), Joique Bell #35 and Reggie Bush #21 while playing the Dallas Cowboys at Ford Field on October 27, 2013 in Detroit, Michigan. Detroit won the game 31-30. (Photo by Gregory Shamus/Getty Images)

Improved Lions Hoping For Consistency

For the second time in three years, the Detroit Lions are making a legitimate push for the playoffs.

97.1 The Ticket–11/16/2013

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