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Gold Cup Fever Hits Motor City

Gold Cup Fever Hits Motor City

By George B. Eichorn of New (Detroit) Monitor The thrills and chills of Unlimited Racing returns to the Detroit River near East Jefferson and Belle Isle this weekend as the American Power Boat Association (APBA) Gold Cup is contested. The “Super Bowl” of powerboat racing is a Detroit tradition and fixture. Detroit Yacht Club is one of several key sponsors….read more →

Around and About

Around and About

By George B. Eichorn of New (Detroit) Monitor What a great time of year. We have the USA in the World Cup, the Tigers back in first place, the Red Wings and Pistons preparing for their annual draft days and the Lions resting before training camp starts. You have to hand it to the Americans down at the FIFA World…read more →

Support the DSBA Annual Charity Golf Scramble

06-25-14 From DSBA Executive Board & Golf Committee: The Detroit Sports Broadcasters Association, CHARITY GOLF SCRAMBLE, is our largest fundraiser of the year. This year it is Monday, July 14, 2014 at Cherry Creek Golf and Banquet Center beginning at 9:00 AM. You can help us make this event successful by assisting in the solicitation of support opportunities from businesses…read more →

Polish-American Night a Hit

Polish-American Night a Hit

by Raymond Rolak Boxscore: DETROIT (June 15, 2014) – There was music, heritage dancing and plenty of colorful costumes. It was the 44th annual Polish-American Night at Comerica Park. Even though the Minnesota Twins nipped the Tigers 2-0 in an old fashioned pitcher’s duel, the stadium concourse was festive and upbeat. The Detroit Tigers management even had Polish food in the press…read more →

THE SUMMER OF OUR DISCONTENT?

THE SUMMER OF OUR DISCONTENT?

By Ron Angel Now that the winter sports season has drawn to a close, congratulations to the L.A.Kings, and going out on a limb here, well done San Antonio Spurs. Looking at next fall, while not thoroughly thawed from last winter, one can expect a competitive Red Wings team and that the Pistons will have an 82 game schedule in…read more →

Both Dempsey Racing Porsche 911 GT Americas Survive Detroit Street Fight to the Finish on Belle Isle

Both Dempsey Racing Porsche 911 GT Americas Survive Detroit Street Fight to the Finish on Belle Isle

DETROIT (May 31, 2014) – Dempsey Racing’s pair of Porsche 911 GT Americas survived a typical Detroit street fight on the road course at Belle Isle Saturday to make it to the finish in a challenging 100-minute IMSA TUDOR United SportsCar Championship sprint race. Debuting Dempsey Racing drivers Madison Snow and Jan Heylen finished ninth in the No. 58 Porsche 911…read more →

Chevrolet Detroit Belle Isle Grand Prix

Chevrolet Detroit Belle Isle Grand Prix

By George B. Eichorn Ladies and gentlemen…start your engines! The annual Chevrolet Detroit Belle Isle Grand Prix returns to the Motor City this weekend, May 30-June 1, 2014. You’ll be able to see and hear the cars of the Verizon IndyCar Series, the TUDOR United SportsCar Championship, the Pirelli World Challenge Series and the trucks of the SPEED Energy Stadium…read more →

Happy Mothers Day!

Happy Mothers Day!

By Anne Doyle, DSBA Honorary Member A few nights ago, my 22-year-old son, Kevin, and I were watching Saturday Night Live together.  During the commercial break he said, “Geez, why are there so many commercials about mothers!!!” I looked at him and said, “Do you know??” He just gave me one of those “cat ate the canary” grins.  No need for more words….read more →

Around and About

Around and About

By George Eichorn The Pistons have concluded yet another dismal season. Club president Joe Dumars is out as president of basketball operations as owner Tom Gores’ ultimatum to make the 2014 NBA Playoffs was not achieved. The Pistons have missed the post-seasons five consecutive seasons and much of the blame rests on the players that Dumars acquired. At the top…read more →

Tennis Players Know Love

Tennis Players Know Love

By Ron Angel As we continue to wait on spring some thoughts about my favorite sport and perhaps a new found respect for these world class athletes. The demands; world travel, mental toughness, an off the chart fitness level and no guarantees period! Yes endorsements can be a reward, but only after years of hard work, sacrifice and the utmost…read more →