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Sutton drama continues // Dusty May goes to Michigan // Detroit City FC wins a cold one

Fletcher Sharpe is in on this Tuesday talking all about the Detroit Lions, U of M's new basketball coach Dusty May, Michigan Panthers and Detroit City FC. The Rundown: 00:47 - So it turns out Cam Sutton was at the Lions practice facility doing strength work when the organization found out about his warrant. Should they have turned him in? Was advising him to turn himself in the right way to go? 04:47 - The discussion of who might replace Sutton as CB continues, and the name Marshon Lattimore...

Oakland University NCAA win // Lions life after Sutton // Detroit City adds loan

Fletcher Sharpe is in for Devon O'Reilly - and the timing is perfect as Oakland University had their first NCAA Men's tournament win. We talk about it and more. The Detroit podcast rundown: 01:48 - The Oakland University Golden Grizzlies have a historic win, beating Kentucky. We break it down including talking about Jack Gohlke who looked so comfortable dropping threes. 07:42 - Michigan State advances, shows up in a way they didn't much over the season. 09:27 - Cam Sutton is done as Detroit...

Lions trade for Carlton Davis // Weaver has words with fan // Detroit City FC season kickoff

A ton of Detroit sports to unpack this week. Here's the rundown with Fletcher Sharpe: 01:21 - Breaking down Lions / Buccaneers trade for Carlton Davis. Is he the Cornerback we need? 04:56 - Other Lions signings and their impacts 08:40  - Pistons hit 11 wins 11:11 - Was Troy Weaver justified in his war of words with a fan? 16:09 - New Detroit City FC broadcast TV deal with CBS Detroit 17:31  - Matt Lewis retiring, and thoughts on the hole he leaves 19:01  - Over the weekend there as the 20...

Is Juwan Howard on the hot seat? // Lions sign CFL star // Pistons

Fletcher Sharpe is in and we’re going to talk Detroit area sports.  01:06 – Is Michigan basketball coach Juwan Howard on the hot seat? 08:05 – A Canadian Footbal League star is on his way to the Detroit Lions from the BC Lions 12:19 – Detroit Pistons, what to look for after the All-Star Break 17:26 – TIL Joe Dumars is in the NBA front office 18:27 – Detroit Pistons exhibit now open at the Detroit Historical Museum Feedback as always – dailydetroit – at – gmail – dot – com or 313-...

What can the Lions learn from watching the Super Bowl? // Michigan Panthers update // Did the Pistons come out ahead on trades?

Fletcher Sharpe is in, and here’s the rundown: 01:07 – What can the Detroit Lions learn from watching the Super Bowl, as far as pieces they may need? Is Dan Campbell unfairly judged against SF coach Shanahan?  09:55 – Fletcher went out to see the preview for the Michigan Panthers, and brings back what we need to know about the new merged league and more  18:06 – The Pistons made some trade moves. Did they end up ahead? Feedback as always – dailydetroit – at – gmail – dot – com or 31...

Ben Johnson, Aaron Glenn stay in Detroit (and why it matters)

How important is it that Ben Johnson and Aaron Glenn – Offensive and Defensive coordinators for the Detroit Lions, stay in Detroit? Plus, Brad Holmes took a bit of a victory lap with his picks from the draft and Fletcher reminds us that save for one, he’s been on board with the Holmes plan most of the way. And we talk a bit about Earl “The Twirl” Cureton and the difference between basketball in the early 80s vs now.  01:09 – Earl “The Twirl” Cureton passed away unexpectedly at the age o...

Monday Mourning Quarterback

A heartbreaking loss to end an amazing season for the Detroit Lions.  Fletcher Sharpe breaks down what worked and what didn’t, and we start to pick up the pieces of where to go from here with the Lions after the loss to the 49ers in the NFC Championship game.  Feedback as always – dailydetroit – at – gmail – dot – com or 313-789-3211 Follow us on Apple Podcasts: https://lnk.to/dailydetroitonapple Or Spotify: https://lnk.to/dailydetroitonspotify  Thanks to our members: http://www.patr...

On Stephen A. Smith and Detroit

ESPN’s Stephen A. Smith made some off-the-cuff comments about Detroit that got a lot of Detroiters real mad about how he perceived the city and the Lions impact on it. 02:09 – Norris Howard is in, and we talk about – should we have paid it so much attention? Should Detroit walk tall, knowing we have things to work on or respond to what he said negatively about areas outside of downtown? This segment is by listener request.  17:37 – We talk about a new rec center in Detroit’s Chandler Par...

Can the Lions beat the 49ers? Yes. Will they? We talk about it.

Fletcher Sharpe is in and we’re here to talk the Detroit Lions. 01:08 – Is/was the curse of Bobby Layne real?   03:18 – Recapping the Lions/Buccaneers games, highlights, lowlights, things to watch out for 18:35 – Looking ahead to San Francisco and maybe and NFC Championship? 25:41 – Singing Zach Ertz at the last minute to boost the lineup 27:50 – Final game predictions Feedback as always – dailydetroit – at – gmail – dot – com or 313-789-3211 Follow us on Apple Podcasts: http...

What the Lions need to win against Tampa Bay in the playoffs

We now know our weekend playoff opponent: The Tampa Bay Buccaneers. So what’s next? What do the Detroit Lions need to do? Plus, we talk a little bit about the Pistons trade. Full rundown: 00:34 – Next opponent: Tampa Bay Buccaneers 04:41 – What are the Vegas odds? 07:29 – What is going on with Cam Sutton (and the difficult job he has to do) 08:56 – Pushing the envelope  10:41 – What do the Lions need to do to Win the playoff game? 13:15 – The wild fan reactions to Matthew Staff...

BONUS POD: Lions Win!!!

The Detroit Lions won their first playoff game in a long, long time against the LA Rams. How are we feeling about it? Is the “Same Old Lions” curse over? How great was it the Lions spread their offense across multiple tools? How about Goff beating Stafford? We were going to be off today as it’s a Federal Holiday (MLK Day), but because of the unique news this is a bonus edition of the podcast where Fletcher and Jer talk about everything that happened. This is recorded before the Buccane...

Michigan wins National Championship // What the Lions need to win against Rams

01:19 – The National championship was not even close 02:28 – Michigan’s defense did a number on Michael Penix Jr. 05:34 – Washington got dominated  08:41 – When Fletcher got hit so hard he knew he almost didn’t want to play football anymore 10:31 – Will Jim Harbaugh stay? 14:39 – Detroit Lions get home playoff game against Rams, how do we do without Sam LaPorta if he’s unavailable 17:27 – Stafford vs Goff? Or is it really about any mobile quarterback 19:09 – If it’s a revenge g...

Insane football weekend // Prediction: Cade will leave Pistons

Hello 2024! Crazy weekend of football, and the Detroit Pistons finally break their losing streak. From the Daily Detroit studio at Techtown, here’s the rundown: 00:30 – Lions discussion begins, did the Lions get robbed, or did CeeDee Lamb run all over them?  07:18 – The attempt for two points at the end was a gutsy call. Was it the right one? 09:29 – Vikings predictions, chances for Lions to set some records 10:47 – Michigan beats Alabama is a sloppy one, with strong defensive play...

It's the best of times (Lions) and worst of times (Pistons) in Detroit sports

It’s among the best of time in Detroit sports as the Lions clinch the NFC North, bringing home a division title for the first time in more than three decades. It’s also among the worst, as the listless Detroit Pistons have an NBA-record losing streak and the team just looks defeated. For one of our two New Year episodes, Fletcher and Jer discuss the joy and difficulty; as well as make some predictions for 2024 in sports. Rundown: 00:30 – The Detroit Lions take the NFC North to the chee...

Lions return to form // Pistons fans frustrated // New Comerica scoreboard // New Bucharest location

Happy Tuesday! From a new location for a popular shwarma spot to a new scoreboard and Lions talk, we have you covered on this Tuesday with Fletcher Sharpe. 00:23 – Fletcher went and tried the new Bucharest location in Grosse Pointe Woods 04:49 – The Lions return to form as their offensive line heals and runs the Broncos back to Denver 10:02 – Pistons fans are frustrated, with some calling for Gores to get rid of the team. Fletcher doesn’t think we’re at that point. 13:46 – Comerica P...

Should the NHL take concussions more seriously? // Lions vibe deteriorating // Steinwascher returns

Fletcher Sharpe is in studio to talk about the Lions, Dylan Larkin’s situation, and Detroit City FC re-signing Nate Steinwascher.  01:03 – Detroit City FC re-signs Nate Steinwascher, more to come  06:16 – The vibe is deteriorating with the Lions. There’s time to pull up, but they need to stop making mistakes. 14:25 – We dsicuss the idea that maybe the NHL and hockey in general needs to take concussions more seriously, and that violence is part of what makes sports popular in America. F...

Jim Leyland Hall of Fame love // Can the Pistons pull up? // Lions, Michigan talk

Hello and welcome back from the weekend. Today’s show is a busy one. 00:41 – Lions talk as they beat the Saints. There’s pluses and minuses. 08:43 – Michigan is going to face Alabama after crushing Iowa. Some first takes. 13:19 – The Pistons are losing a lot. Like, a lot a lot. Could be a record amoung of losing. What’s next? 18:48 – Jim Leyland, former Detroit Tigers manager, has been elected to the Baseball Hall of Fame. Well deserved, and we discuss. Feedback as always – dailyde...

150 Days ‘til NFL Draft in Detroit // Maeda to Tigers // Michigan & Lions

The rundown: 01:13 – Fletcher Sharpe shares an amazing catch in High School Football 04:17 – Michigan wins and how they’re like Kintsugi pottery 12:33 – Lions lose on Thanksgiving. Should we be stressed? Do we need more out of Jared Goff? 17:04 – Amon-Ra St. Brown fined 5% of his salary. Is the physicality of the NFL changing? 20:40 – The Tigers reportedly sign pitcher and AL Cy Young runner-up Kenta Maeda. 23:20 – The NFL Detroit is coming to Detroit in 150 days. Jer and Fletche...

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