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It isn’t a crime to take too much credit for the success of any endeavor, however big or small. It isn’t against the law to exaggerate one’s role in that project.

Former Detroit Mayor Kwame Kilpatrick is guilty of a fudging a little about his input in bringing Super Bowl XL to Detroit in 2006, and that’s OK. It’s not a federal offense.



Hasn’t Chuck Long already gotten enough money from the state of Michigan?

Whatever he was paid as the Detroit Lions’ first-round draft pick in 1986 was more than his performance warranted.

Lomas Brown: Drafted sixth overall in the first round in 1985 by the Detroit Lions.

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