The DSBA

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 →

Tribute To The Greatest Of All-Time

Tribute To The Greatest Of All-Time

BY SCOTT MORGANROTH On Friday June 10, 2016, Muhammad Ali was laid to rest in his hometown of Louisville, KY at The Cave Hill Cemetery. The “Greatest of All Time” will Rest In Peace with Kentucky Fried Chicken Founder Colonel Harland Sanders. On Saturday June 4, 2016, the day after Ali died, I posted My Memorable 1982 photo with The…read more →

DETROIT NATIVE SON PASSES

DETROIT NATIVE SON PASSES

CHICAGO– Milt Pappas, former professional baseball player was found dead in his suburban Beecher, Illinois house earlier today, Tuesday, April 19 2016. He was 76 and had been under care for unspecified ailments. He led Detroit Cooley High School to the Detroit Public School championship in 1957 with a 5-3 victory over Cody High School. The game was played at…read more →