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Wave of protests grip NFL after Trump urges fan boycott

Sep 25, 2017 - 8:10 AM

Trump ignites a firestorm of criticism after comments on Friday, September 22, in which he described NFL players who chose to take a knee through renditions of 'The Star-Spangled Banner' as 'sons of bitches' who should be fired

IN PROTEST. Maurice Smith #27 and Julius Thomas #89 kneel with Jarvis Landry #14 of the Miami Dolphins during the National Anthem prior to an NFL game against the New York Jets at MetLife Stadium on September 24, 2017 in East Rutherford, New Jersey. Steven Ryan/Getty Images/AFP

Seahawks, Texans advance in NFL playoffs

Jan 08, 2017 - 1:04 PM

Seattle books a showdown with the Atlanta Falcons while Houston will meet either the New England Patriots or Kansas City Chiefs

ON TO THE NEXT. Russell Wilson threw for two touchdowns as the Seattle Seahawks marched past the Detroit Lions. Photo by Steve Dykes/Getty Images/AFP

Packers, Lions reach NFL playoffs as Chiefs, Falcons earn byes

Jan 02, 2017 - 1:44 PM

The playoff picture takes form after the Green Bay Packers beat the Detroit Lions

CHEESE NATION. Aaron Rodgers threw 4 touchdowns in a playoff-clinching victory. Photo by Gregory Shamus/Getty Images/AFP

Dallas Cowboys equal franchise record with 13th win

Dec 27, 2016 - 4:37 PM

The Cowboys rout the Detroit Lions 42 21 to prevent the Lions from clinching their own NFL playoff berth

HOW BOUT THEM BOYS. Dak Prescott and the Dallas Cowboys equalled the franchise's record for wins in an NFL season with one more game to be played. Photo by Ronald Martinez/Getty Images/AFP

Ex-NFL quarterback Kramer survives suicide attempt

Aug 21, 2015 - 11:16 AM

Kramer s ex wife told NBC News that depression and head injury were factors for Kramer who was treated for an apparently self inflicted gunshot wound

Erik Kramer, seen during his days with the Chicago Bears, was treated for an apparently self-inflicted gunshot wound. Photo by Vincent Laforet/AFP

NFL playoffs quick guide - Wild Card Round

Jan 03, 2015 - 8:00 PM

Excited for the NFL playoffs wild card round? Here s a quick guide for you

William Ford, grandson of famed carmaker, dies at 88

Mar 10, 2014 - 8:26 AM

William Clay Ford the last surviving grandchild of automotive innovator Henry Ford died of penumonia at 88

WILLIAM CLAY FORD. Screen shot of entry page to on March 10, 2014

NFL: Detroit Lions hire Jim Caldwell as head coach

Jan 15, 2014 - 4:15 PM

The Detroit Lions two week search for a new head coach ended Tuesday with the hiring of Jim Caldwell the National Football League team said

NEW SHERIFF IN TOWN. Jim Caldwell hoists the Lamar Hunt Trophy over his head after leading the Colts to the American Football Conference Championship in 2010. Can he bring similar success to Detroit? Photo by Tannen Maury/EPA