Detroit columnist Parker quits
DETROIT -- A Detroit News sports columnist has left the paper, two weeks after he was criticized for asking Lions coach Rod Marinelli if he had wished his daughter married a better defensive coordinator.
Rob Parker resigned Friday, managing editor Don Nauss said Tuesday. Parker declined to comment on his departure.
Joe Barry is Marinelli's son-in-law and was defensive coordinator during Detroit's 0-16 season. On Dec. 21, after a 42-7 loss to New Orleans, Parker asked Marinelli about ...
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