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Detroit Sports Scene

Detroit Sports Scene

BY SCOTT MORGANROTH Congratulations to former Detroit Red Wings Nicklas Lidstrom and Sergei Federov for reaching The Hockey Hall of Fame. Lidstrom’s No.5 Jersey has already been retired and hangs in the rafters at Joe Louis Arena. As for the No.91 worn by Federov, there is no such of a spotting at the top of the Joe. Will Federov’s jersey…read more →

Grand Prix Hits Belle Isle

Grand Prix Hits Belle Isle

By George B. Eichorn Beautiful Belle Isle Park is set to host the Chevrolet Detroit Belle Isle Grand Prix presented by Quicken Loans this weekend. They are labeling this evet the city’s “best summer party” – and why not? The Dual in Detroit features two IndyCar Racing Series races, one on Saturday, May 30 at 3:30 p.m. and the second…read more →

Sports Scene

Sports Scene

BY SCOTT MORGANROTH There are some people that you root for to have good things happen to them and one of those individuals is Wisconsin Basketball Coach Bo Ryan. The Badgers gave Bo a contract extension through 2020 which means he’ll be 71 if he plays out the deal. Bo deserves to leave on his own terms especially since he’s…read more →

Michigan College & Amateur Sports Shorts

Michigan College & Amateur Sports Shorts

BY SCOTT MORGANROTH When I wrote a story on the Michigan Football Coaching Search a few months ago, I really never thought the Wolverines would be able to land Jim Harbaugh. But I give Athletic Director Jim Hackett a lot of credit. Please spare me if they needed a search firm to find the right candidate. I’m not buying this…read more →

The Sports Scene

The Sports Scene

BY SCOTT MORGANROTH There are times in the past that I’ve been critical of Montreal especially the Canadiens Fan Base. But not this time. On October 18, 2005, the Montreal Canadiens honored four Montreal Expos and have a banner in the rafters at the Bell Centre. The players and numbers include Gary Carter (8), Tim Raines (30), Andre Dawson and…read more →

Aleta Rzepecki-Sill Enters the Michigan Sports Hall of Fame

Aleta Rzepecki-Sill Enters the Michigan Sports Hall of Fame

By George B. Eichorn of New Monitor Photo by Kent Shafer Competing on the Pro Bowlers Tour for 22 years, Aleta Rzepecki-Sill was the first woman bowler to earn $1 million in a career. Now, she’s a member of the Michigan Sports Hall of Fame. “It was obviously a milestone and a great accomplishment and there was a lot of…read more →

Michigan Sports Hall of Fame to Induct Seven New Members

Michigan Sports Hall of Fame to Induct Seven New Members

By Scott Lesher Michigan State University men’s head baskeball Coach Tom Izzo headlines the Michigan Sports Hall of Fame Class of 2015 that also includes former New York Yankees star shortstop Derek Jeter of Kalamazoo, former Detroit Red Wings forward Sergei Fedorov, National Baseball Hall of Famer and former Michigan and Cincinnati Reds shortstop Barry Larkin, four-time Olympian and gold…read more →

National Sports Shorts

National Sports Shorts

BY SCOTT MORGANROTH   DeFlate Gate: I have no idea as to why I’m giving this subject any attention therefore, I must be absolutely crazy. ESPN along with the other Major Sports Networks, plus Social Media have saturated us with this absurd non story. I’ll keep my comments Short and Sweet. First of all the New England Patriots hammered the Indianapolis…read more →

Detroit Sports Shorts

Detroit Sports Shorts

BY SCOTT MORGANROTH PHOTOS BY CANDICE EBLING – Detroit Sports Shorts It’s so difficult to talk about every major headline both on the Metro Detroit Sports Scene as well as Nationally. So from time to time a New Theme is being introduced today. It’s called Sports Shorts. There will be Detroit Sports Shorts and National Sports Shorts. Today, I’m going to…read more →

Auto Show Back in Town

Auto Show Back in Town

By George Eichorn of New Monitor Exciting days are here again for the auto industry as the North American International Auto Show (NAIAS) is back in town. Following media previews earlier this week for more than 5,000 credentialed worldwide media and the industry preview for two more days, the show is about to open to the public. A black-tie gala…read more →