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Year of the Underdog (Scott Morganroth Blog)

Year of the Underdog (Scott Morganroth Blog)

By Scott Morganroth Photos by Candice Ebling Although I’d still like to attend one Kentucky Derby before I die, I believe that the Indianapolis 500 is the better event. It’s hard for me to fathom the thought that I would travel to see an event that lasts just a few minutes as the Derby does. The Indianapolis 500 generally lasts…read more →

NBA Coaching Changes (Scott Morganroth Blog)

NBA Coaching Changes (Scott Morganroth Blog)

I don’t blame Shaquille O’ Neal for changing his mind to not interview for the Orlando Magic General Manager position. He was smart enough to know that he had a good TV gig and stayed with it. If he were the GM, O’Neal would have to work tons of hours to restore some credibility back to the Orlando Magic franchise…read more →

Is This The Year We All Ask What Happened in Motown? (Ron Angel Blog)

Is This The Year We All Ask What Happened in Motown? (Ron Angel Blog)

2012 seems harmless enough, no major changes from the last several years, as far as I can tell. However, there is this feeling of trouble in the hometown that I sincerely hope is just me. I’ve been thinking  (laughter subsides) and what if? The Pistons are not guaranteed  anything other than another trip to the ping-pong ball, made for TV,…read more →

Run For The Roses (Steve Hagar Blog)

Run For The Roses (Steve Hagar Blog)

The 132ND running of the Kentucky Derby for the world’s best three year olds takes place this Saturday at beautiful Churchill Downs. This year more than ever, pits West coast versus East, as leading money winner and favorite, Brother Derek ships in from Southern California to take on the likes of undefeated East coaster Barbaro. Along with Derek, Hall of…read more →

Lions New OT Is PleaseD To Be In Detroit (George Eichorn Blog)

Lions New OT Is PleaseD To Be In Detroit (George Eichorn Blog)

By George Eichorn New Detroit Lions tackle Riley Reiff of the University of Iowa made a pain-free debut in front of the Detroit cameras and reporters last week following his selection as the No. 23 overall choice (Detroit’s first pick) in the NFL Draft. Coach Jim Schwartz was happy the team landed the big guy. “This is a guy that’s…read more →

Insights (Scott Morganroth Blog)

Insights (Scott Morganroth Blog)

 BY SCOTT MORGANROTH As much as I really enjoy Mike & Mike In The Morning, they really made a mistake with the lack of recognition of the Detroit Red Wings NHL Record 23-game home winning steak. Aside from mentions in their Sports Center Updates, there were no guests to comment on a record which has lasted over 80-years. There were times when I…read more →

Around and About (Dennis Davidson Blog)

Around and About (Dennis Davidson Blog)

By Dennis Davidson Mr. Davidson is a 35 year member of the DSBA.  He has covered the Detroit area sports scene for over forty years as a radio announcer and stringer.  His reports have been used by AP, UPI, CBS, WJR, WLLZ Associated Newspapers and Sports Net.  He was a part of the Red Wings Game Night Staff for 26…read more →

Fidrych Vs. Zumaya (Scott Morganroth Blog)

Fidrych Vs. Zumaya (Scott Morganroth Blog)

On February 25, 2012, former Detroit Tigers right-handed reliever Joel Zumaya experienced pain in his elbow after throwing 13 pitches in live batting practice for the Minnesota Twins. He tore the Ulnar Collateral Ligament in his elbow likely requiring Tommy John Surgery, therefore, ending his 2012 season before it started. On January 15, 2012, he agreed to a one-year contract…read more →

Cactus and Grapefruit Leagues (Scott Morganroth Blog)

Cactus and Grapefruit Leagues (Scott Morganroth Blog)

BY SCOTT MORGANROTH Port Saint Lucie, Fla. – When I lived in South Florida from 1981-1984, the only chance I had to see the Detroit Tigers in Spring Training was in Lakeland. The Tigers never came to Pompano Beach to play the Texas Rangers, Fort Lauderdale to face the New York Yankees or Miami to meet the Baltimore Orioles. But that was…read more →

Red Wing Fever (George Eichorn Blog)

Red Wing Fever (George Eichorn Blog)

By George Eichorn, Detroit Monitor   Playoff fever is in the air!  Bring on the octopus at The Joe. The Detroit Red Wings, for the 21st consecutive season, are in the Stanley Cup playoffs and ready for perhaps their biggest challenge in the past several years. Detroit’s opening round opponent is the No. 4 seed Nashville Predators of the Central Division….read more →