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Alex Karras Versus George Plimpton. Who Ya Got?

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Writing about Alex Karras in today's <a href="http://withleather.uproxx.com/2013/05/sports-on-tv-archers-15-greatest-sports-moments?preview=true#page/9" target="_blank">Sports On TV: Archer's 15 Greatest Sports Moments</a> sent me down a YouTube rabbit hole, and I cannot believe what I found.

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Sports On TV: Freaks And Geeks' 10 Greatest Sports Moments

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This week, Sports On TV looks at the greatest sports moments from one of the greatest shows ever made -- Paul Feig and Judd Apatow's classic 1999 series 'Freaks and Geeks,' about a group of kids trying to navigate high school in 1980s Michigan.

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Matthew Stafford & Megatron’s Church Christmas Video Is A Religious Experience

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Two days ago, when I compiled the <a href="http://withleather.uproxx.com/2012/12/christmas-is-officially-over-so-heres-the-rest-of-the-christmas-stuff" target="_blank">Here's The Rest Of The Christmas Stuff</a> post, my intention was to never write about Christmas again.

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Happy Thanksgiving, Here's What A Turkey Thinks About Football Games

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Tomorrow is Thanksgiving, which means it'll be a light day at With Leather.

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Your Last Chance This Season To Win $1,000 With FanDuel Fantasy Football Is Here

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R.I.P. Alex Karras, 1935-2012

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"The Mad Duck" Alex Karras, former Detroit Lions lineman, passed away on Wednesday at the age of 77.

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Pepsi And The NFL Are Giving Some Teams New Theme Songs

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The marketing gurus at Pepsi have <a href="http://www.pepsianthems.com/#">teamed up with the NFL to create 5 new NFL team anthems</a> by pairing franchises with their biggest pop star fans, and Dallas Cowboys fans are first up with Kelly Clarkson’s new single, “Get Up”.

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Calvin Johnson Just Got Paid

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The Detroit Lions had suggested that they’d be announcing a new, super huge deal for Calvin Johnson today, and they sure didn’t disappoint.

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Even Detroit Hates Detroit

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Jokes about how Detroit is poor and sad are nothing new.

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Breaking News: Ndamukong Suh Has Serious Anger Management Issues

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If this ends up being true, it might be the greatest thing ever: during an interview with KXTG in Portland, Oregon, former Packers offensive lineman Matt Brock introduced the theory that Ndamukong Suh's Thanksgiving stomp session may have happened because Green Bay offensive line coach James Campen told Evan Dietrich-Smith to untie Suh's shoes.

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Taiwanese Animation: Ndamukong Suh Has A Spirit Bomb, Love Taste Of Human Flesh

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You know, for some reason I thought Ndamukong Suh transmogrifying from the Bob's Big Boy to humiliate the Cleveland Browns was going to be the best part of this video, but no, in the very next scene he uses a Spirit Bomb to attack Jay Cutler (which, while hilarious, doesn't seem necessary.

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The NFL Should Screen Its Anthem Singers

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Former "American Idol" contestant Lauren Alaina became the show's latest singer to be shoe-horned into a NFL broadcast for the sake of synergy, as she sang the National Anthem before yesterday's game between the Detroit Lions and Green Bay Packers.

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Ndamukong Suh Is Thankful For A Vacation

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For the Green Bay Packers, the Thanksgiving against the Detroit Lions was business as usual.

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Tim Tebow Enjoys A Good Tebowing

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As hilariously depicted in this week's <a href="http://withleather.uproxx.com/2011/11/suck-for-luck-power-rankings-week-8">Suck For Luck Power Rankings</a>, Detroit Lions linebacker Stephen Tulloch sacked Denver QB Tim Tebow and lingered long enough to <a href="http://withleather.uproxx.com/2011/10/move-over-planking-its-tebowing-time#page/1">mock him with his own meme</a>.

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And The Moneyball Parodies Keep Coming!

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<a href="http://www.funnyordie.com/videos/2acb1b0156/millenball" title="from msugreen598">Millenball</a> - watch more <a href="http://www.funnyordie.com/" title="on Funny or Die">funny videos</a> So far this week we've shared with you <a href="http://withleather.uproxx.com/2011/10/miguel-tejada-works-well-in-either-adaptation">Tinyballs</a>, Saturday Night Live's parody of Moneyball, and College Humor's <a href="http://widget.uproxx.com/b/2/http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qqHizJHhMLk">Too Much Moneyball</a>, but it's not over yet -- I guess the comedic possibilities of that "fifty feet of crap" speech are too enticing, because <a href="http://withleather.uproxx.com/tag/funny-or-die">Funny Or Die</a> has chimed in with their own version about Matt Millen's run as general manager of the Detroit Lions.

ANDREW LUCK

“Suck For Luck” Power Rankings: Week 5

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We're finally starting to see a bit of separation in the rankings, at least now that Kansas City realized that it can still defeat the really crappy teams and the Minnesota Vikings remembered that they just paid Adrian Peterson a gajillion dollars to lean on him for the next few years.

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Detroit Zoo Creates NFL’s Most Adorable Feud

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For the first time since before any of Matt Stafford's favorite sorority girls were even born, the Detroit Lions are 4-0, and for the first time in 10 years, the Lions are hosting a Monday Night Football game.


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