This was one of the more interesting "Top Ten" lists out there:With political campaigns dominating so much of the year, it's not surprising that even a dog got into the action. A yellow Labrador retriever named Willie Bean Roscoe P. Coltrane ran for mayor of an Alabama town. And he was only one of the animals making headlines in '08 -– from a snake that swallowed a family pet in front of two horrified children to a loyal dog that remained by her master's side for weeks after his death. See 2008 animal stories and vote for your favorite.
Poor Detroit. First the auto-makers financial crisis and now this: the Lions are 0-16.