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From DSBA President Trevor Thompson on Passing of Mike Ilitch

From DSBA President Trevor Thompson on Passing of Mike Ilitch

February 10, 2017   Statement from Detroit Sports Broadcasters Association and President Trevor Thompson.   It is with the heaviest of hearts that we at the Detroit Sports Broadcasters Association extend our deepest condolences to Marian Ilitch, her children, Michael Jr., Christopher, Denise, Atanas, Ronald, Lisa, Carole, and the entire Ilitch family, in mourning the passing of Michael Ilitch Sr., …read more →

DSBA and Pro Football Writers Association Detroit Chapter: Kerry Hyder and Taylor Decker Win Awards

The Detroit Sports Broadcasters Association, together with the Detroit chapter of the Pro Football Writers Association (PFWA) have selected defensive end Kerry Hyder as its 2016 Detroit Lions DSBA-PFWA Media Friendly “Good Guy” Award winner. The second-year pro is 6-2, 270 pounds and 25 years of age. He record 36 tackles (23 solo) and 8.0 sacks in 16 games played…read more →

Detroit’s Boxing Legends

Detroit’s Boxing Legends

BOXING TRIBUTE February 6, 2017 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE News Media Contact: Tina Bassett, President Bassett & Bassett, Incorporated 313-965-3010 tb@bassettbassett.com WAYNE COUNTY COMMUNITY COLLEGE DISTRICT PAYS TRIBUTE FEBRUARY 8th TO DETROIT’S WORLD CHAMPIONSHIP BOXERS WITH EXHIBIT AT BROWN AND JUANITA C. FORD ART GALLERY AT DOWNTOWN CAMPUS DETROIT, Mich. –February 6, 2017 – Wayne County Community College District (WCCCD) will…read more →

EL Central News

EL Central News

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Five New Lifetime Honorary Members Named by Detroit Sports Broadcasters Association

Five New Lifetime Honorary Members Named by Detroit Sports Broadcasters Association

DETROIT – February 3, 2017 – The highest individual membership honor has been bestowed upon five sports-industry professionals by the Detroit Sports Broadcasters Association (DSBA). – Tom Ryan, public address announcer for 51 seasons at Calihan Hall for the University of Detroit Mercy Titan men’s basketball team. Longtime radio and TV program host and personality on stations WDIV-Channel 4, WOMC-FM and several others. …read more →

Motor City Mad Mouth’s Insights: The Days Before Christmas

Motor City Mad Mouth’s Insights: The Days Before Christmas

BY SCOTT MORGANROTH PHOTOS BY CANDICE EBLING I must be totally crazy or really enjoy what I do to have undertaken this Ambitious Schedule. It’s been nearly a month, when on December 23, 2016, the Detroit Red Wings faced the Florida Panthers at the BB&T Center in Sunrise, FL. The Red Wings found themselves in a very unusual situation, They’re…read more →

Detroit Tigers Day at Detroit Sports Broadcasters Association

Detroit Tigers Day at Detroit Sports Broadcasters Association

From DSBA Executive Committee: RSVP Now for Thursday, January 26, 2017: Detroit Tigers Day at Detroit Sports Broadcasters Association MEDIA ADVISORY and Media Luncheon FOR:            DSBA Members, Media Members WHEN:       Thursday, January 26, 2017 from 11:45 a.m. – 1:30 p.m. (approx.) WHO:          Al Avila, Detroit Tigers Executive Vice…read more →

By George B. Eichorn – SPORTS STORIES of 2016

LOCAL TOP TEN: Death of Gordie Howe stuns Detroit and the hockey world; he lies in state at Joe Louis Arena. Pistons announce they will move downtown into the new Little Caesars Arena when completed. Lions tied for NFC North lead as 2016 ends and vie for post-season playoffs heading into showdown against Green Bay. Calvin Johnson retires prior to…read more →

RICH’S 2016 ALL-AMERICAN TEAM!

RICH’S 2016 ALL-AMERICAN TEAM!

Hi college football friends and fans,  I apologize for not putting my official college football All-American team for this year together yet. All players were chooses before these bowl games were played. sincerely,  Rich Eldridge College Football Historian OFFENSE QB- LAMAR JACKSON, LOUISVILLE RB- DONEL PUMPHREY, SAN DIEGO STATE RB- D’ONTA FOREMAN, TEXAS WR- ISIAH “ZAY” JONES, EAST CAROLINA WR-…read more →

Quick Lane Bowl

Quick Lane Bowl

Get ready Detroit!! Fans from the East Coast will be arriving downtown soon as Ford Field and the Detroit Lions host the 2016 Quick Lane Bowl on Monday, December 26th. Boston College squares off against the University of Maryland at 2:30 p.m. on ESPN.   The 3rd annual bowl here is featuring the ACC (Boston College) against the Big Ten…read more →