Archives For Detroit Pistons

By now, everyone knows that once the Detroit Pistons decided to part ways with Josh Smith, something magical happened.

Almost overnight the Pistons transformed from a unwatchable hoops team with nothing to play for into an exciting young team with hopes of making a playoff run.

Brandon Jennings tears his Achilles tendon

With that said, my original plan for this article was to talk about why the Pistons recent transformation could be a bad thing.

Heck, I was even going to suggest that the Pistons should sell high on Brandon Jennings because he was playing the best basketball of his career.

Even if it was at the expense of making the playoffs this year.

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After completing a season long series of Fantasy Football articles, my bosses were so impressed that I was asked to write a weekly column covering the current hot topics of Detroit sports.

At first I wasn’t sure because I’m pretty busy with my regular job, but after minutes of negotiation I decided that their offer of not firing me if I did this was more than enough to persuade me to take the gig.

So now that Fantasy Football is over, I am going to dive right into the Detroit sports scene giving you the coverage you crave in an exciting and unique way.

I had hoped my first post would be about something happy like the hiring of Jim Harbaugh or a Lions playoff victory. But due to unforeseen flag pick-ups, plans have changed!

hitchins call

So as we collectively sit back and bemoan the opportunity that was ripped out from under us by the poor officiating in our recent playoff (fix) loss at Dallas, that got me thinking – how does the Flax Fix of the 2014 NFL Wild Card Playoff game rank among the all-time worst calls in Detroit Sports History?

I’m going to warn you, reliving these 8 terrible calls may make you a little sad and angry all over again, so grab some tissues and a pillow to punch just in case.

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