K) Bob Wojnowski

Bob “Wojo” Wojnowski has covered sports in Detroit since before the Internet was invented (but long after the telegraph was invented).

Wojo has written for the Detroit News since 1989, and has covered pretty much every major sporting event in the U.S. — seven Olympics, numerous Super Bowls and Final Fours, the World Series, four Red Wings Stanley Cup championships, three Pistons championships and a healthy dose of bowl games.

For 14 years, Wojo was the chubbier half of the “Stoney and Wojo” afternoon radio show on WDFN. He also can be seen on Fox 2 Sundays before Lions game, Sunday nights at the roundtable, and in frequent “accidental” walk-bys behind unsuspecting anchors.

Wojo lives in Farmington Hills, about a mile from a Tim Horton’s. He tries to inform, enlighten and entertain, not necessarily in that order. He considers humor essential to healthy living, along with buffalo wings.

He has lived in Michigan most of his life, except for the first four years (born in Buffalo, N.Y.) and six years in Florida as an aspiring journalist.

Yes, he leaves his Christmas tree up year-round. Don’t ask.

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NEWARK, NJ - APRIL 17: Zach Parise #9 of the New Jersey Devils skates against the Florida Panthers in Game Three of the Eastern Conference Quarterfinals during the 2012 NHL Stanley Cup Playoffs at Prudential Center on April 17, 2012 in Newark, New Jersey. The Panthers won 4-3. (Photo by Bruce Bennett/Getty Images)

Wings Hope To Make A Zach Attack

The Red Wings were eliminated early again, and because I like to be helpful, I already laid out the ideal off-season plan for GM Ken Holland.

97.1 The Ticket–04/23/2012

Manager Jim Leyland #10 and Gene Lamont #22 of the Detroit Tigers look on from the dugout.  (File photo by G. Newman Lowrance/Getty Images)

Leyland Gambles, Verlander Wins, Everyone Exhales

I’m sure Jim Leyland loves managing Justin Verlander. Who wouldn’t? He’s the best pitcher in baseball, equal parts supreme talent and dogged workhorse.

97.1 The Ticket–04/17/2012

NASHVILLE, TN - APRIL 11: NHL Commissioner Gary Bettmann attends Game One of the Western Conference Quarterfinals between the Nashville Predators and the Detroit Red Wings during the 2012 NHL Stanley Cup Playoffs at the Bridgestone Arena on April 11, 2012 in Nashville, Tennessee. (Photo by Frederick Breedon/Getty Images)

The NHL’s Punishment Standard Is A Joke

I know that’s not a newsflash to most, but it sure has Red Wings fans riled up.

97.1 The Ticket–04/12/2012

Credit: Jamie Samuelsen

Should We Call Cabrera and Fielder Miggy And Biggy?

Are we prematurely hyped? Of course we are. Do the Tigers present cause for the hype? Of course they do.

97.1 The Ticket–04/10/2012

Jim Leyland of the Detroit Tigers. (Photo by Chris Trotman/Getty Images)

Blaming Jim Leyland Is Nonsense

Lots of baseball debates are fun, even more fun when beer-fueled. But we’re one game into the Tigers season and we’ve already stumbled across the dumbest debate ever.

97.1 The Ticket–04/06/2012

DETROIT, MI - OCTOBER 13: Justin Verlander #35 and Brandon Inge #15 of the Detroit Tigers watch as a ball stays fair on a hit by Elvis Andrus #1 of the Texas Rangers in Game Five of the American League Championship Series at Comerica Park on October 13, 2011 in Detroit, Michigan. (Photo by Harry How/Getty Images)

The Brandon Inge Unhinged Binge

I suppose it’s time to accept that the Brandon Inge Unhinged Binge will never end — at least not in our lifetimes.

97.1 The Ticket–04/03/2012

(Photo by Andy Lyons/Getty Images)

Mark Hollis Sparks Tweetgate

College basketball may not stir as much passion around Detroit as the pro sports, but at least it’s heating up.

97.1 The Ticket–03/29/2012


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