It has not been easy being a Detroit Lion for the past 10 years.
They have been the worst franchise in the NFL, by a long shot. A laughingstock, a joke, a sorry excuse for a team, and often they’ve been the third-best team in the state of Michigan.
Course, that’s all changed now. Now the Lions are 5 and freaking oh, one of the last unbeatens in the NFL after a Monday Night Football stomping of the Bears last night.
So it’s a perfect time for Yahoo’s Dan Wetzel’s great story on Lion center Dominic Raiola, a poor sap who’s been with the Lions for 10 years and seen almost nothing but misery.
This story is really worth your time. I’m so happy for Lions fans; they deserve joy after so much misery.
**Because who doesn’t want to see a biker get attacked by an antelope, I give you Evan van der Spuy of Team Jeep South Africa, who sorta had a problem during a recent road race (Don’t worry, he wasn’t seriously hurt).
Wonder what the guy did to piss off the antelope so bad.
**One of the most bizarre and unlikely stories you’ll read in quite some time is here. Ex-gang members, police officers, and a few people who actually know the sport have joined together to form the Compton Cricket Club. That’s Compton, of South Central L.A., the one rap group N.W.A. sang about.
It’s a fantastic story of sport once again bringing some peace to a troubled spot on the globe. Enjoy.