DETROIT, MICHIGAN - NOVEMBER 24: DJ Chark #4 of the Detroit Lions celebrates with teammates after scoring a touchdown against the Buffalo Bills during the fourth quarter at Ford Field on November 24, 2022 in Detroit, Michigan. (Photo by Nic Antaya/Getty Images)

Watching Football all day Sunday, I about jumped out of my chair when reading the graphics on the television. It read, “Lions in the playoff hunt.” Even after a Thanksgiving turkey Loss, I could not believe my ears and eyes.

The Detroit Lions saw their win streak snap like a wishbone after they fell to the Buffalo Bills, 28-25, in Week 12. Now at 4-7, the Lions are in second place in the NFC North. In the next few weeks, the Lions still have the Jaguars, Vikings, Jets, Panthers, Bears, and Packers. Side note, isn’t it fun to watch the Packers fall apart? It’s not the sign of the apocalypse but we still have a chance and stranger things have happened to this Lions team this year. Not saying let’s start making a parade route just yet, but I have a gut feeling this Lions team is not going to quit. A lot can happen in 6 games.

At the beginning of the year, if you told me that the Lions have a chance of making the playoffs, I may have taken that bet. And with the Lions undoubtedly playing with confidence now—and the easiest schedule in the NFL’s next 6 games—there’s reason to believe Detroit could shock the world in the final weeks of the season.

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Michigan to Host 2027 Men's Basketball Final Four

It’s official: The 2027 men’s basketball Final Four will take place at Ford Field in Detroit.

The NCAA made the announcement on Tuesday (Nov. 22). They also announced where the Final Four will take place for the next several years.

“We were really impressed with how the presenters from Detroit and North Texas rebounded from the disappointment of not being awarded a Final Four in the previous cycle and put their best foot forward during this entire process,” Chris Reynolds, athletics director at Bradley and the chair of the committee, said. “These communities should be proud of the leadership displayed by everyone involved with making these bids and ultimately earning the privilege to host an event of this magnitude. Both will be great locations at which to play the Final Four.”

He added, “We are excited to bring the NCAA’s premier championship to Las Vegas, a city that for a number of years has hosted numerous championships from several member conferences. The feedback from leagues, the fans of their teams and the media covering the events staged there has been overwhelmingly positive, and we are confident we’ll get the same reviews when the Men’s Final Four is played at Allegiant Stadium.”

Get all the information on when and where the NCAA Final Four is taking place below!

  • Final Four - April 3 and 5, 2027

    Location: Detroit at Ford Field. Hosted by Michigan State University. The last time they were at Ford Field was 2009. Michigan State University won the NCAA championship in 2000 and 1979. I was so excited when the team won in 2000!

  • Final Four - April 1 and 3, 2028

    Location: Las Vegas at Allegiant Stadium. Hosted by UNLV. This is the first time they’ve ever hosted the Final Four. It must be exciting for them!

  • Final Four - March 31 and April 2, 2029

    Location: Indianapolis at Lucas Oil Stadium. Hosted by the Horizon League, IUPUI. They have a massive hosting history, having hosted in 1980, 1991, 1997, 2000, 2006, 2010, 2015 and 2021.

  • Final Four - April 6 and 8, 2030

    Location: North Texas at AT&T Stadium. Hosted by the Big 12 Conference. They hosted in 1986 and 2014.

Born in Mt Clemens, Screamin has been a part of the Detroit airwaves for over 29 years with 26 at WRIF and 3 years as a morning show host at Z-Rock. When he’s not out on the streets, you can find him in his game room, where he collects jukeboxes and classic pinball machines. Screamin also devotes time doing local charities with his, "Screamin Angels"; and for 15 years with Rock 4 Tots charity. “CHIT” is his local cover band for 10 years all over the Motor City in local bars and has graced the main stage at local festivals like Arts, Beats & Eats warming up for national acts like Cheap Trick, Guess Who & even Salt & Peppa. Screamin’ is the lead singer and also plays cowbell & lead triangle