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Hall of Famer Barry Sanders files for divorce from wife

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Former Detroit Lions running back Barry Sanders filed for divorce from his wife, Lauren Sanders, on Friday in Oakland County Circuit Court, the Detroit Free Press reported Monday.

Sanders married Lauren Campbell, a weekend anchor at WDIV-TV in Detroit, in 2000. They have three boys, ages 10, 8 and 4.

Barry Sanders is seeking joint custody. Considered one of the best running backs in football history, Sanders won the 1988 Heisman Trophy at Oklahoma State and rushed for 15,269 yards in 10 NFL seasons.


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