Tori’s Take

In the 2015 offseason, Tori enterprised a new segment for DetroitLions.com called “Tori’s Take,” where she chooses a current topic relevant to the Lions and shares her thoughts on it. The segment has given her an outlet to emphasize her role not only as a reporter for site, but as an analyst as well.

 

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POPULAR SPEED: Some Drivers In Desperate Need Of a Date with Daytona Victory Lane

With this year’s Chase format, NASCAR Sprint Cup victories become more and more precious as the opportunities to earn them dwindle with every race, and victory lane real estate at the Coke Zero 400 is looking pretty valuable. This track plays to the strengths of a few drivers who excel at superspeedways, but in stark contrast, is also known for elevating some of the weaker ones with its unexpected nature.

While Daytona is always a prime chance for lower-tier teams to make waves with a win and a Chase berth,

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5 Takeaways from the Greatest Day in Racing

1) The red flag was the right choice

It was unprecedented in this race, yes, and defies typical tradition. But IndyCar found a phenomenal way to avoid ending under caution (as it unfortunately has the past 4 years) and still stick to their staunch belief that the Indy 500 should be ONLY 500 miles and nothing more. The decision to throw the red when Townsend Bell wrecked near the end of the race gave fans a thrilling final 9 laps,

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Why October is the best month for sports

It’s clear from my Pinterest news feed that the general female population is obsessed with the month of October because of the cozy sweaters, pumpkin-flavored treats, and “boyfriend weather” the time of year brings. Yeah yeah, those things are all fine & dandy, but this girl loves October for more reasons than being able to Instagram her pumpkin spice latte. Let me break down why October is my favorite month for sports (in no particular order).

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Bandwagoners: Unpopular Opinion

If I have one pet peeve in life, it is people who complain about “bandwagon fans”.

You’ve heard these types of people – or even worse, perhaps you are one yourself. They blast newcomers to their favorite sports team’s fan base, proclaiming the only legitimate fans are ones whose outfit home from the hospital after birth was a team jersey. If you became a fan at any point when the team was having mild success,

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5 Reasons You Should Go to a NASCAR Race Before You Call It Boring

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Attending races at Daytona International Speedway with my family have accounted for some of my favorite memories in life. It was there that I discovered the magic of NASCAR and just how fascinating this sport could be. Although it holds the most expensive TV contract in sports and billions of dollars are funneled into it annually, people refuse to let go of the stereotype that NASCAR is just a bunch of left turns and rednecks.

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What Does Danica’s Pole Mean for NASCAR?

Danica Patrick went into the history books on Sunday afternoon when she won the pole position for the Daytona 500. Her 196.434 mph lap made her the first woman ever to win a pole for a NASCAR Sprint Cup Series event. With her record-setting performance has come hoards of media attention and talk of what her spot on the front row means for the sport. But beyond the speculation – what exactly does it mean?

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