Lions Week 1 Diary


By Jeff Moss September 12, 2011 DetroitSportsRag@gmail.com  For the first time in about 13 years I woke up on Sunday GENUINLEY excited to watch the Detroit Lions play a football game. Not since Barry Sanders quit back in the summer of 1999 have I truly pushed all of my chips…

DSR Power Rankings


By Jeff Moss September 11, 2011 DetroitSportsRag@gmail.com  One of my favorite articles to write back in the halcyon days of the DSR was the “Power Rankings.” Mainly because I didn’t have to come up with a creative way to tie in a divergent group of subjects or write a witty…

Why I Hate Fantasy Football


By Jeff Moss September 6, 2011 DetroitSportsRag@gmail.com  I am quite sure this will be the least popular column in history of the DSR. An article in Vogue espousing the couture collection at TJ Maxx would probably go over better. An expose on the legislative genius of Barney Frank in the…

The Price is Finally Right


By Jeff Moss September 2, 2011 DetroitSportsRag@gmail.com  In my first post since I tacitly suggested that I would be turning over a new leaf and finally heeding the advice of my late mentor, Tom Kowalski, by refraining from personal attacks in my columns, I had a tough choice to make.…

What if Brandon Inge were Black?


By Jeff Moss August 28, 2011 DetroitSportsRag@gmail.com  As you probably already know, last week ESPN: The Magazine idiotically decided to publish a column entitled, “What if Michael Vick were White?” In the second dumbest move of ESPN’s week (mistakenly inviting Tommy Craggs of Deadspin.com to their State of the Mothership…

Is Alex Avila Good?


By Jeff Moss August 27, 2011 DetroitSportsRag@gmail.com  As I have mentioned in previous columns, I get constant feedback on Twitter that I am a miserable human being who never has a nice thing to say about anyone or anything. And for the most part that is a valid criticism because…

Start Printing Playoff Tickets


By Jeff Moss August 24, 2011 DetroitSportsRag@gmail.com  While watching the Tigers inexplicably defeat the Tampa Rays on Tuesday night en route to putting the rest of the American League Central in a proverbial sleeper hold™ (Brutus the Barber Beefcake) I had a couple of epiphanies: (more…)

Monday Morning Mossisms™


By Jeff Moss August 22, 2011 DetroitSportsRag@gmail.com  What do Scott Hall, Kevin Nash, Jimmy James, the Spanish Prisoner, Aristotle, Tony the Tiger, Head and Shoulders and Astrology have in common? They are all included in Monday Morning Mossisms™. The Following 750 Words Makes Me Want to Puke (more…)

M-V-P, M-V-P, M-V-P!!!!!


By Jeff Moss August 19, 2011 DetroitSportsRag@gmail.com  Just in case you haven’t heard the news yet, the conglomeration of CBS radio stations in Detroit is currently holding a contest to find the best bloggers in Detroit. From now until September 9th you can vote for the “Most Valuable" local websites…

DSR Media Watchdog – Volume #1


By Jeff Moss August 16, 2011 DetroitSportsRag@gmail.com  One of the continual threads connecting the DSR over the seven years of our existence has been the website’s role as a sports media watch dog in Detroit. When I was growing up in this town there was always a Free Press or…