The Detroit Lions plan to add a sideline cheer staff this season because, they say, “the Ford Family is unwavering in their commitment to improving the Detroit Lions fan experience.”

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Goodbye Megatron, hello cheerleaders!

The Detroit Lions plan to add a sideline cheer staff this season because, they say, “the Ford Family is unwavering in their commitment to improving the Detroit Lions fan experience.”

Hey, don’t laugh: It was either that or try to field a winning football team.

Familiar ring to it

Steph Curry’s wife Ayesha went off on Twitter before and during Game 6, saying the NBA Finals are rigged for maximum revenue and ratings.

“Hey,” said 23 pro rasslers in unison, “come up with your own script!”

Headlines

• At SportsPickle.com: “Ayesha Curry named new ‘First Take’ co-host after firing off a flurry of idiotic tweets.”

• At TheKicker.com: “Pete Rose: ‘I’m by far all-time hit king if you include blackjack.’ ”

Next!

Oakland has gone through three police chiefs in nine days.

“Hey, don’t look at me,” said mayor Steinbrenner.

Make room, Brady

Lawyers for two New Jersey Bridgegate defendants claim Gov. Chris Christie destroyed a cellphone and other evidence connecting him to the scandal.

NFL commissioner Roger Goodell, simply out of habit, rocked Christie with a four-game suspension.

Talko time

• Ian Hamilton of the Regina (Sask.) Leader-Post, on a petition pushing Gordie Howe for the cover of NHL 17: “If that happens, gamers should have to play with their elbows instead of their thumbs.”

• Greg Cote of the Miami Herald, on Florida renaming its football field Steve Spurrier-Florida Field at Ben Hill Griffin Stadium: “Not wordy enough. Throw in a ‘Ball Coach’ reference, too.”

• Janice Hough of LeftCoastSportsBabe.com, after Bills coach Rex Ryan claimed his team “won the offseason”: “Can’t wait to see their NFL offseason championship rings.”

• RJ Currie of SportsDeke.com, after Cowboys RB Darren McFadden broke his elbow trying to catch his falling cellphone: “This is one time a dropped call would have been a good thing.”

Get to the quarterback

Attendants had to kick in the door to rescue Carson Wentz after the Eagles’ rookie QB got locked inside a gas-station restroom.

What’d you expect them to do, flush him from the pocket?