Another beloved ink-stained wretch lost. Kent "Cookie" Gilchrist passes.

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Long time Lion beat reporter Kent Gilchrist has passed away. ... egular-fan

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Cookie provided thorough and reliable Lions coverage throughout his career but those who knew him best will always remember him as a warm and friendly man who went out of his way to help others and was not afraid to stand up for colleagues when needed.

"I think [Fred Fateri] was like a lot of people who watch football, hockey or any professional sport on television. They sit there and think they could coach better than the professional. Some people really think that." - Bob Ackles, The Water Boy
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