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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 →

World Series Shorts

World Series Shorts

1. The only living relatives I knew that were around when the Chicago Cubs won their last World Series in 1908 were My Great Grandparents Morris and Celia Kroll. 2. The last time the Detroit Lions won an NFL Title was on My Birthday, December 29, 1957–Five years before I was born. Cubs President of Baseball Operations Theo Epstein was…read more →

REVIEWING WEEK 11 OF THE 2014 COLLEGE FOOTBALL SEASON

REVIEWING WEEK 11 OF THE 2014 COLLEGE FOOTBALL SEASON

By Rich Eldridge RICH’S WEEKLY HEISMAN TROPHY BALLOT  1.Marcus Mariotta, QB, Oregon (353 total offensive yards and 4 TDs responsible for. Passed 17-29, 239 yards, and 3 TDs. Rushed 114 yards, and 1 TD from 1 yard out. Had a game-long 61-yard catch.) 3, Trevon Boykin, QB, TCU (342 total offensive yards and 4 TDs responsible for in the Horn…read more →

Both Dempsey Racing Porsche 911 GT Americas Survive Detroit Street Fight to the Finish on Belle Isle

Both Dempsey Racing Porsche 911 GT Americas Survive Detroit Street Fight to the Finish on Belle Isle

DETROIT (May 31, 2014) – Dempsey Racing’s pair of Porsche 911 GT Americas survived a typical Detroit street fight on the road course at Belle Isle Saturday to make it to the finish in a challenging 100-minute IMSA TUDOR United SportsCar Championship sprint race. Debuting Dempsey Racing drivers Madison Snow and Jan Heylen finished ninth in the No. 58 Porsche 911…read more →

Frank Brady of the Goodfellows, Ken Hoffman and George Perles of the Little Caesars Pizza Bowl lend some support to the ‘Old Newsboys’ for the holidays.

Frank Brady of the Goodfellows, Ken Hoffman and George Perles of the Little Caesars Pizza Bowl lend some support to the ‘Old Newsboys’ for the holidays.

Photo by Lars Hjelmroth, Detroit Photo Company By Raymond Rolak, DSBA Past President  DETROIT–  Greg Hacias, who played in two Goodfellows Game contests for St. Ambrose High School and later played at Nebraska said, “The holidays are the best time to remember those in need and those who came before us.”  Hacias was front and center recently at Ford Field…read more →