What I call “laughin’ and scratchin’, I’ve been doing a long time. I grew up in Chicago, and the long and winding road of radio brought me to Kalamazoo in January of ‘87. Had an awful lot of fun at one special radio station, next door, but like Tom Brady, let’s see what we can do here. Both my sons were born here. Michael lives here and is a long time Rocker listener, and David is now living the dream in Chicago, hoping to be a comedy writer. Proud to say they're my best friends, as is the love of my life, Kathy, the hottest woman alive.
How Does This Make Any Sense? Sports Book Picks Lions’ Season Now
This bugs me. Nobody's played one down, one game, and a sports book is predicting the Lions for dead last. My gripe is not with the sports book. They can pick whatever they want. But everyone and his website is picking up on this as gospel truth
1954: Harwell Broadcasts First Game From Detroit, Not For Tigers
For a generation or two of Detroit Tiger fans, Ernie Harwell was synonymous with summer afternoons and evenings, and Tiger baseball. But it wasn't always that way.
Former Kalamazoo Wing Ron Hextall First Goalie To Score A Goal
Ron Hextall probably doesn't have time to celebrate and reflect on what he did 32 years ago yesterday. It's NHL trade deadline day and he's busy getting his new team, Pittsburgh, into the Stanley Cup playoffs.
All-Star Game Moved To Denver; Here’s 5 Reasons For Detroit
This post is about the decision to move the game to Denver this year. Why not Detroit instead? What has Denver got, other than big mountains, that we don't have?
Add Another Player to My List of Sports ‘What Might Have Beens’
One of the cool things about writing for us is, occasionally, I get to explore one of my favorite topics. "What might have been".
Michigan State Lays An Egg; Tournament Seed in Doubt
For the first five minutes or so, the Spartans were playing well, but that didn't last long. Their shooting went cold, and stayed cold, and they were down by 4 at the half.
What Made New Detroit Lions GM Brad Holmes Cry? It’s Not The Team
This was well planned. A simple, but important speaking engagement. People in Brad Holmes' position do this all the time. But they don't usually find this kind of news out this way.
How Far Are The Lions From The Super Bowl? Experts Say Not Soon
There have been a lot of positive developments in Allen Park in the past few weeks. The Detroit Lions under the direction of new principal owner Sheila Ford Hamp seem to put into place some smart decision making processes and some smart decision makers, though as always, time will tell if that'…
Lions Hire New GM, Now What?
The Detroit Lions have hired a new General Manager. His name is Brad Holmes. Is it okay to be excited, if you're a Lions fan?
‘Megatron’ Named Finalist for Pro Football Hall of Fame
Sure he's a Hall of Famer, but that's a Hall of Fame nickname, too. "Megatron". Nicknames don't get much better than that. (He got it from teammate Roy Williams.)