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Red Wings Season Preview

Red Wings Season Preview

By George Eichorn of Downtown (Detroit) Monitor   The club is officially called this “The Farewell season at the Joe.” I’d rather take a famous line from the book and movie Love Story: “Where do I begin to tell the story of how great this love has been?” As the Detroit Red Wings open their 2016-17 National Hockey League season…read more →

REVIEWING WEEK 6 OF THE 2016 COLLEGE FOOTBALL

REVIEWING WEEK 6 OF THE 2016 COLLEGE FOOTBALL

By Rich Eldridge RICH’S WEEKLY HEISMAN TROPHY BALLOT 1. Trevor Knight, QB, Texas A&M (339 total offensive yards and 5 TDs responsible for in the Aggies’ 45-38 home win over undefeated Tennessee in 2 OT periods. Passed 17-34, 239 yards, 2 TDs, and 2 INTs. Rushed 15 carries, 110 yards, and 3 TDs (7, 62, and 1). His 1-yard rushing…read more →

Reviewing Week 4 of the 2016 College Football Season

Reviewing Week 4 of the 2016 College Football Season

By Rich Eldridge RICH’S WEEKLY HEISMAN TROPHY BALLOT 1. Joshua Dobbs, QB, Tennessee (399 total offensive yards in the Volunteers’ 38-28 home win over Florida. Passed 16-32, 319 yards, 4 TDs, and 2 INTs. Rushed 17 carries, 80 yards, and 1 TD of 5 yards. Also had a game-long 22-yard carry.) 2. Trevor Knight, QB, Texas A&M (382 total offensive…read more →

2016 in Review

2016 in Review

By Bill Axtell The final pitch has yet to be tossed in 2016. Regardless of whether or not they qualify for post-season play, the Detroit Tigers have had a good season. A solid improvement over last year. People should be happy. They’re not, of course. The last few years have spoiled fans. Several key players are young, and figure to…read more →

Battle Of Lions Opponents

Battle Of Lions Opponents

BY SCOTT MORGANROTH PHOTOS BY CANDICE EBLING JACKSONVILLE, FL After watching the Green Bay Packers at the Jacksonville Jaguars on September 11, 2016, at Ever Bank Field, the Lions will be in for tough challenges with these teams. Let’s start with the Packers, who had their hands full with Jacksonville. Green Bay defeated Jacksonville 27-23 in 90 degree temperatures and…read more →

REVIEWING WEEK 3 OF THE 2015 COLLEGE FOOTBALL SEASON

REVIEWING WEEK 3 OF THE 2015 COLLEGE FOOTBALL SEASON

RICH’S WEEKLY HEISMAN TROPHY BALLOT 1. Lamar Jackson, QB, Louisville (362 total offensive yards and scored 4 TDs responsible for the Cardinals’ 63-20 home win over Florida State. Passed 13-20, 216 yards, 1 TD, and 1 INT. Rushed 17 carries, 146 yards, and 4 TDs of 2, 14,1, and 47. His 464 rushing yards, which is second nationally, leads the…read more →

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 →