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Future Big 12 Or Major Conference Candidates?

Future Big 12 Or Major Conference Candidates?

BY SCOTT MORGANROTH Whenever I hear of expansion in any sport, I become very intrigued. Expansion to me means growth, increase of revenues and adding of new markets. One person who I follow on Facebook is former NFL Running Back Craig James. He decided to ask his followers what would be good markets that the Big 12 Conference could add….read more →

REVIEWING WEEK 2 OF THE 2016 COLLEGE FOOTBALL SEASON

REVIEWING WEEK 2 OF THE 2016 COLLEGE FOOTBALL SEASON

RICH’S WEEKLY HEISMAN TROPHY BALLOT 1. Joshua Dobbs, QB, Tennessee (187 total offensive yards and 5 TDs responsible for in the Volunteers’ neutral-site win over Virginia Tech, which took place at Bristol Motor Speedway in Bristol, TN. Rushed 14 carries, 106 yards, and 2 TDs of 5 and 27. Also had a game-long 40-yard carry. Passed 10-19, 91 yards, 3…read more →

Patriotic NFL Moments

Patriotic NFL Moments

BY SCOTT MORGANROTH JACKSONVILLE, FL I have covered an NFL Game on Veterans Day on Monday Night, November 11, 1996 when the San Diego Chargers hosted the Detroit Lions, and it was an incredible experience. San Diego won the contest 27-21 at Jack Murphy Stadium. Considering that the game was held in a Military Town like San Diego, this made…read more →

REVIEWING WEEK 1 OF THE 2016 COLLEGE FOOTBALL SEASON!

REVIEWING WEEK 1 OF THE 2016 COLLEGE FOOTBALL SEASON!

By Rich Eldridge   RICH’S WEEKLY HEISMAN TROPHY BALLOT   1. Greg Ward,Jr, QB, Houston (Passed 23-40, 321 yards, and 2 TDs, in a 33-23 neutral-site win over Oklahoma at NRG Stadium in downtown Houston. Went 9-11 and 147 yards on 3rd down plays.) 2. Nick Chubb, RB, Georgia (Rushed 33 carries, 222 yards, and 2 TDs of 2 and…read more →

Memories at Miller Park

Memories at Miller Park

BY SCOTT MORGANROTH PHOTOS BY CANDICE EBLING MILWAUKEE, WI Prior to this past weekend, the only times I’ve been to Miller Park was when I attended a game with family, and went to Friday’s to eat meals with family. Three years ago, I had My 51st Birthday Party at Friday’s with family and it was a blast. But at long…read more →

The New Guy

The New Guy

By Bill Axtell As of this writing, we are two games into the major league career of JaCoby Jones. By the time you read this, his propensity for electrifying the Tiger faithful might be a thing of the past. Or his legend might be ever-increasing. In his short time with the Tigers, Jones seems to epitomize the expression “raw rookie.”…read more →

Gold Cup Racing

Gold Cup Racing

By George B. Eichorn of Downtown Monitor Andrew Tate pic courtesy of H1 Unlimited. Columnist It’s the 100th anniversary of the God Cup Race in Detroit. This centennial event is put together by Detroit Riverfront Events. The UAW-GM Spirit of Detroit Hydrofest is back to roar on the Detroit River as the unlimited hydroplanes compete this weekend, August 26-28. Action…read more →

Olympics

Olympics

By George B. Eichorn It was fitting the Games of the Olympics opened last Friday and Michael Phelps was the United States flag-bearer. He is the most-decorated athlete in Olympics history. He’s one of more than 10,500 athletes competing for 4,924 medals. Some 206 countries are represented across 42 disciplines in 28 sports. More than 500 athletes comprise the U.S….read more →

Let the Games Begin

Let the Games Begin

By George Eichorn of Downtown (Detroit) Monitor It was fitting the Games of the Olympics opened last Friday and Michael Phelps was the United States flag-bearer.  He is the most-decorated athlete in Olympics history. He’s one of more than 10,500 athletes competing for 4,924 medals. Some 206 countries are represented across 42 disciplines in 28 sports. More than 500 athletes…read more →

Cleveland.  City of Champions?

Cleveland. City of Champions?

By Bill Axtell Cleveland appears to be on a roll. The Cavaliers, of course, dispatched the Golden State Warriors in seven games to win the NBA Championship. That championship came on the heels of the Lake Erie Monsters winning the Calder Cup…which might be stretching things a bit, but… While the National League has baseball’s two best teams on paper…read more →