The DSBA

DSBA Member Nationally Recognized as High School Sportscaster of the Year

  When Eric Vandefifer grabbed the microphone for the first time, the setting was humble enough. A football game at Kuehn-Haven Middle School in Montrose, Michigan. He was not even broadcasting from the booth, but acting in the role of public address announcer, doing his best Terry Braverman (PA announcer, Detroit Lions) impression at a young age. This caught the…read more →

A Conversation with Bill Harrington, Officer/Director of Marketing, DSBA

On Monday, July 10th, the Detroit Sports Broadcasters Association will be celebrating its         31st Annual Charity Golf Scramble, presented by Farm Bureau Insurance. It will take place at Cherry Creek Golf Club & Banquet Center, and if you have received the official pamphlet in the mail, you will see the name of someone that has been…read more →

2017 Ty Tyson Award DSBA Nomination Form

From DSBA Executive Committee: 2017 Ty Tyson Award DSBA Nomination Form   Our 2016-17 “sports season” Ty Tyson DSBA Excellence in Sports Broadcasting Award award will be presented at the July 10, 2017 – 31st Annual DSBA Charity Golf Scramble at Cherry Creek Golf Club & Banquet Center in Shelby Township, Michigan.   See attachment – Return your Ty Tyson Award…read more →

2017 Bell’s Beer Bayview Mackinac Race

2017 Bell’s Beer Bayview Mackinac Race

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 →