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Who Would You Add?

Who Would You Add?

BY SCOTT MORGANROTHAs the NFL off-season hits its stride and we’re into free agency, and the 2017 Draft takes place in April, I’ve decided to examine a few players which could play this year.The three that stand out are Oklahoma Running Back Joe Mixon, former San Francisco 49ers QB Colin Kaepernick and former Cleveland Browns QB Johnny Manziel.Each player has…read more →

Make Or Break Spring For Steven Moya

Make Or Break Spring For Steven Moya

  BY SCOTT MORGANROTH PHOTOS BY CANDICE EBLING PORT SAINT LUCIE, FL If there is ever a player to watch this Spring Training, and he’ll get plenty of work do to the World Baseball Classic, it’s 6-7 right-fielder Steven Moya. The Tigers will be sending 15 players to the World Baseball Classic. The towering left-handed hitter, who is a native…read more →

Tigers Spring Training

By George Eichorn   It’s easily one of the most fun times of the year. Spring training brings with it unbridled optimism about a particular team’s chances for the post season. It’s no different here than in Boston, Anaheim, Miami or Seattle. Every club is perfect so far as they prepare for the longest marathon in sports: the Major League…read more →

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 →

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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 →

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 →

DSBA PRESENTS MERRILL CAIN “BEST OF THE BEST” AWARD

DSBA PRESENTS MERRILL CAIN “BEST OF THE BEST” AWARD

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE DETROIT SPORTS BROADCASTERS ASSOCIATION PRESENTS MERRILL CAIN “BEST OF THE BEST” AWARD Chevrolet Detroit Belle Isle Grand Prix PR Director Named Media Relations Person of the Year DETROIT, Mich. (December 14, 2016) – The Detroit Sports Broadcasters Association (DSBA) today presented its annual “Best of the Best” award to Merrill Cain, recognizing the Chevrolet Detroit Belle Isle…read more →

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