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ANTHONY MANTHA NAMED RED WINGS ROOKIE OF THE YEAR

ANTHONY MANTHA NAMED RED WINGS ROOKIE OF THE YEAR

For Immediate Release – May 12, 2017                                Contact: Kyle Kujawa, Communications Professional (313) 471-7518 office; (248) 953-4561 cell   ANTHONY MANTHA NAMED RED WINGS ROOKIE OF THE YEAR BY THE DETROIT SPORTS BROADCASTERS ASSOCIATION … Former First-Round Pick Recorded 36 Points in 60 Games for…read more →

Sparring With The Real Rocky

Sparring With The Real Rocky

BY SCOTT MORGANROTH PHOTOS BY CANDICE EBLING The South Florida Region has always been kind to me when it comes to Boxing.   When I lived here from 1982-84, I worked for The Hallandale Digest and we covered Boxing hard when the situations presented themselves. Interviewing and writing stories on the late Muhammad Ali and Sugar Ray Leonard were unquestionably…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 →

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 →

Detroit Tigers Day at Detroit Sports Broadcasters Association

Detroit Tigers Day at Detroit Sports Broadcasters Association

From DSBA Executive Committee: RSVP Now for Thursday, January 26, 2017: Detroit Tigers Day at Detroit Sports Broadcasters Association MEDIA ADVISORY and Media Luncheon FOR:            DSBA Members, Media Members WHEN:       Thursday, January 26, 2017 from 11:45 a.m. – 1:30 p.m. (approx.) WHO:          Al Avila, Detroit Tigers Executive Vice…read more →

Denard Robinson Returns To Southeastern Michigan

Denard Robinson Returns To Southeastern Michigan

When I approached former Michigan QB Denard Robinson in the locker room after the Jacksonville Jaquars 27-23 loss to the Green Bay Packers on September 11 at Everbank Field, I told him we have a lot in common. First, I’m from Metro Detroit where he had great memories playing for the Michigan Wolverines as their starting signal caller.   In 2012,…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 →

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 →