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National Top Ten 2014 Stories:

National Top Ten 2014 Stories:

By George Eichorn of New (Detroit) Monitor  LA Clippers owner Donald Sterling is banned for life from the National Basketball Association by commissioner Adam Silver following the public release of racially-charged audio recordings between Sterling and his girlfriend. National Football League commissioner Roger Goodell receives criticism following domestic violence/off-field behavior of many of the NFL players including Ray Rice of…read more →

Kurt David

Kurt David

By Elizabeth Crenshaw Former Professional Athlete | Author | Sports Counselor | Consultant | TV Host | Business Owner | Motivational Speaker    Nothing in life comes without struggle. Through struggles, we change.  Where do you go when you’ve annihilated the record books and have conquered the world of professional sports? Many professional athletes have done just that. And many…read more →

DSBA, Sanilac Broadcasting and ASA Helps a Vet

DSBA, Sanilac Broadcasting and ASA Helps a Vet

The American Sportscasters Association (ASA), is pleased to announce that it has secured employment for its first veteran with its newly formed “Vets2Broadcasting” Program. ASA President Lou Schwartz received an email from Mr. Curt LaLondeinquiring about how the organization could help his son, David, a 27-year old Iraqi War veteran, gain entrance into the broadcasting field. He mentioned his son had some communications experience from his…read more →

REVIEWING WEEK 12 OF THE 2014 COLLEGE FOOTBALL SEASON

REVIEWING WEEK 12 OF THE 2014 COLLEGE FOOTBALL SEASON

By Rich Eldridge RICH’S WEEKLY HEISMAN TROPHY BALLOT 1. Melvin Gordon, RB, Wisconsin (Rushed 25 carries, 408 yards, and 4 TDs of 62, 1, 6, and 26., including 238 rushing yards in the 1st half. His 408 rushing yards is a new single-game NCAA Division 1 FBS record. Also had a game-long 68-yard carry.) 2. Jameis Winston, QB, Florida State (Led…read more →

Pro-Card is Short of Fights but Action Filled

Pro-Card is Short of Fights but Action Filled

By Raymond Rolak Photo by Lars Hjelmroth, Rolco Sports Network Christopher Franks of Traverse City got a referee mandated TKO over Steve Ranford of London, Ontario in the third round in their pro fight at the Masonic Temple-Jack White Theater in Detroit recently. DETROIT–  The Darkside Boxing Promotions fight night presented by the contentious and  controversial Ron Cameron and his…read more →

Pro Football Viewpoints

Pro Football Viewpoints

BY SCOTT MORGANROTH PHOTOS BY CANDICE EBLING Going into the Lions game against the Buffalo Bills, Sunday October 5 at Ford Field, Bills QB Kyle Orton had an all-time record of 4-0 against Detroit. Thanks to three missed field goals by kicker Alex Henery, Orton raised his record to 5-0 as Buffalo won 17-14. Orton was 30-43 for 308 yards,…read more →

Sam Mikulak Aims High

Sam Mikulak Aims High

By George Eichorn of New (Detroit) Monitor Halfway around the world, in southern China to be exact, Sam Mikula of the University of Michigan is trying to put a definitive stamp on men’s gymnastics. The two-time defending U.S. National champion looks to dethrone the world champion from Japan, Kohei Uchimura. Nanning is the capital of the Guangxi Zhuang Autonomous Region…read more →

The Sports Scene

The Sports Scene

By SCOTT MORGANROTH PHOTOS BY CANDICE EBLING There is hope for the Chicago Cubs as long droughts do come to an end. Ask LA Dodgers Outfielder Yasiel Puig, as he became the first Dodger with three triples in a game in 103 years. Puig accomplished this feat in the Dodgers 8-0 thrashing of the San Francisco Giants Friday Night at AT&T…read more →

Around and About

Around and About

By George B. Eichorn of New (Detroit) Monitor Downtown Detroit may never look the same again following the Olympia Development of Michigan announcement of its plans for a mixed-use sports, entertainment and residential district. A new home of the Detroit Red Wings is the centerpiece of the bold investment.  The Ilitch organization took the wraps off their plans last Sunday in…read more →

GOLD CUP 2014 AND CHANGES ON THE DETROIT RIVER

GOLD CUP 2014 AND CHANGES ON THE DETROIT RIVER

By Ron Angel of DSBA  The oldest trophy in motorsports celebrated it’s 99th running on the Detroit River this past weekend and there was a first time winner as Jimmy Shane piloted the U-6 Oberto to the checkered flag and gave the Madison Indiana community owned hydro their first Gold Cup since 1971. However, my thoughts looking back are more…read more →