Not that we're jealous or anything (we are), but TMZ caught an interview with Matthew Stafford at an airport last week.
Apparently Michigan's John Beilein is a fan of the movie Tin Cup.
Despite what we really want (hint: it rhymes with Schmanthony Schmavis), Lawrence Frank reiterates that the Pistons aren't going to tank this season.
The Red Wings placed goalie Ty Conklin on waivers yesterday, meaning that Joey MacDonald is in Detroit to stay after playing very well in relief for Jimmy Howard while he was injured. Also not staying in Detroit: prospect Max Nicastro, who was arrested on sexual assault charges.
Tampa Bay's Sam Fuld resists the urge to compare his faceplant running out of the dugout after the Rays clinched their playoff berth last season to the Red Sox epic collapse in this very entertaining piece for Grantland, but I won't.
I'd love to see a 3-year old kid interviewed about Jeremy Lin in New York, but nobody wants to hear a 3-year old dropping f-bombs left and right. [via The Basketball Jones]