e) Doug Karsch

dougkarsch2 e) Doug Karsch
Born in Champaign, Illinois, Karsch started working at The Ticket (then WXYT-AM) in February 2001. Doug started his career at WEYI TV-25 in Clio, Michigan, but his career started taking off in 1994. During that year, Doug made his radio debut on WTKA 1050 in Ann Arbor and worked there until joining WXYT-AM.

Karsch can also be seen on Fox Sports Net & serves as host for the Michigan Football Pre-Game Show & as in-game sideline reporter. During his sports career, Karsch has hosted ESPN College Football Tailgate on ESPN Radio and hosted post-game coverage from the Rose Bowl lockeroom following Michigan’s national championship victory over Washington State.

Karsch also anchored pre-game coverage for U of M basketball and pre and post race coverage of NASCAR and CART races from MIS. Doug is a graduate of Michigan State University in the field of communication. He enjoys various sports, which includes mountain biking, basketball, hockey and softball.

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AUBURN HILLS - JUNE 28: Joe Dumars, President of Basketball Operations, introduces Detroit Pistons 2013 Draft Choice, Kentavious Caldwell-Pope #5 at a press conference on June 28, 2013 at Palace of Auburn Hills in Auburn Hills, Michigan. (Photo by Allen Einstein/NBAE via Getty Images)

Doug Karsch On The Rumored Pistons Trade For Rudy Gay: Do It!

The Detroit Pistons have been amongst the most active teams in the NBA — in the free agent market and in trade discussions.

97.1 The Ticket–07/03/2013

MIAMI, FL - JUNE 18: A general view of the arena as the San Antonio Spurs play the Miami Heat during Game Six of the 2013 NBA Finals on June 18, 2013 at American Airlines Arena in Miami, Florida. NOTE TO USER: User expressly acknowledges and agrees that, by downloading and or using this photograph, User is consenting to the terms and conditions of the Getty Images License Agreement. Mandatory Copyright Notice: Copyright 2013 NBAE (Photo by Noah Graham/NBAE via Getty Images)

When Fans Leave A Game Early

This is what we are talking about today. Fans bolting on their team.

97.1 The Ticket–06/19/2013

ARDMORE, PA - JUNE 16: Billy Horschel of the United States hits his second shot on the 15th hole during the final round of the 113th U.S. Open at Merion Golf Club on June 16, 2013 in Ardmore, Pennsylvania. (Photo by Drew Hallowell/Getty Images)

Bill Horschel’s Octopus Pants

Here they are. Billy Horschel’s octopus pants. Which begs the obvious question, who the hell is Billy Horschel?

97.1 The Ticket–06/18/2013

KANSAS CITY, MO - JUNE 11: Jose Valverde #46 of the Detroit Tigers throws in the ninth inning during a game against the Kansas City Royals at Kauffman Stadium on June 11, 2013 in Kansas City, Missouri. (Photo by Ed Zurga/Getty Images)

More Auditions Should Come At Closer

Wednesday after Jose Valverde gave up a two run bomb, in the 9th, to erase a Justin Verlander backed 2-0 Tiger lead. I had seen enough.

97.1 The Ticket–06/13/2013


What Was This Guy Thinking?

This is just awesome. I don’t know who this dude is.

97.1 The Ticket–05/16/2013

DETROIT, MI - MAY 13:  Victor Martinez #41 of the Detroit Tigers points to the stands after hitting a two-run home run that scored Prince Fielder #28 in the fourth inning of a baseball game against the Houston Astros at Comerica Park on May 13, 2013 in Detroit, Michigan. (Photo by Duane Burleson/Getty Images)

Great Foul Ball Catches

Neither Doug nor Gator has ever caught a foul ball at a Major League Baseball game.

97.1 The Ticket–05/14/2013

Sidney Crosby #87 of the Pittsburgh Penguins looks on before taking a face-off against the New York Islanders in Game Five of the Eastern Conference Quarterfinals during the 2013 NHL Stanley Cup Playoffs at Consol Energy Center on May 9, 2013 in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. (Photo by Justin K. Aller/Getty Images)

Can You Appreciate Sidney Crosby?

This is a really, really, really good hockey town. We appreciate the sport, the skill, the strength and the beauty of the game right?

97.1 The Ticket–05/10/2013

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Charles Ramsey Interview: Cleveland ‘Hero’ Speaks

Last night Amanda Berry and Gina DeJesus were found alive in Cleveland by a gentleman named Charles Ramsey.

97.1 The Ticket–05/07/2013

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Karsch And Anderson Sabotage

It’s been awhile, but it’s back. A Karsch and Anderson Sabotage.

97.1 The Ticket–05/03/2013

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The Red Wings Send A Message — But Can They Reach The Post-Season?

Well, I can’t craft a formula for an 8th seeded Wings team to upset the mighty Blackhawks, but I can’t count them out either.

97.1 The Ticket–04/23/2013

Jimmy Howard #35 of the Detroit Red Wings (Photo by Derek Leung/Getty Images) FILE.

Last Night Wasn’t Jimmy Howard’s Best Night

He picked a bad night to give up an “air hockey” goal and a whiff on clearing attempt.

97.1 The Ticket–04/18/2013

ATHENS, GA - NOVEMBER 17: Jarvis Jones #29 of the Georgia Bulldogs celebrates after the game against the Georgia Southern Eagles at Sanford Stadium on November 17, 2012 in Athens, Georgia. (Photo by Scott Cunningham/Getty Images)

Why Did The Internet Invent This?

If you like the draft, but don’t have time to spare — don’t click on the link.

97.1 The Ticket–03/15/2013

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Will This Make It Worth It For Gator?

Gator is very squeamish when it comes to watching gruesome injuries.

97.1 The Ticket–03/04/2013

EAST LANSING, MI - February 19: Cody Zeller #40 of the Indiana Hoosiers gets a first half shot off over Derrick Nix #25 of the Michigan State Spartans at the Jack T. Breslin Student Events Center on February 19, 2013 in East Lansing, Michigan. (Photo by Gregory Shamus/Getty Images)

POLL: Who Intentionally Hit Whom In MSU Vs. Indiana Game?

In the Michigan State and Indiana game last night there was a series of low blow shots.

97.1 The Ticket–02/20/2013

Mrazek's mask (Dave Art)

Petr Mrazek Has A Peter Griffin Goalie Mask

This is Petr Mrazek’s mask. We love this guy. And oh by the way he’s good.

97.1 The Ticket–02/08/2013


Jori Lehtera Makes Shootout Goals Look Easy

Here’s your “Filthy Shootout Goal of the Day.”

97.1 The Ticket–01/15/2013

TAMPA, FL - JANUARY 01: Defensive end Jadeveon Clowney #7 of the South Carolina Gamecocks rushes up field during a 33 - 28 victory against the Michigan Wolverines in the Outback Bowl January 1, 2013 at Raymond James Stadium in Tampa, Florida. (Photo by Al Messerschmidt/Getty Images)

Best Sign To Enter A State

College Football brings out some of the most creative signs you will ever see.

97.1 The Ticket–01/08/2013

NHL Commissioner Gary Bettman speaks at a press conference during the 2011 NHL All-Star Weekend at the Raleigh Convention Center on January 29, 2011 in Raleigh, North Carolina.

You Can Only Have One: Right To Work Or The NHL

Right now we don’t have the NHL.

97.1 The Ticket–12/11/2012

COLLEGE PARK, MD - NOVEMBER 19: (L to R) University of Maryland President Wallace D. Loh, Big Ten Commissioner James E. Delany, University System of Maryland Chancellor Brit Kirwan, University System of Maryland Chairman of the Board of Regents James L. Shea, and Director of Athletics Kevin Anderson stand for a photo after a press conference announcing that University of Maryland is joining the Big Ten Conference on November 19, 2012 in College Park, Maryland. (Photo by Patrick McDermott/Getty Images)

B1G Expansion… I’m Torn

On the surface I don’t like it, Rutgers? Maryland? These are clearly not Big Ten Schools — they don’t fit the template.

97.1 The Ticket–11/20/2012

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This Is Bo Cisek

He is a former walk-on at Northwestern and he stood out with his sizable girth and teeny-tiny little #1 on the front of his jersey.

97.1 The Ticket–11/12/2012

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Are These Cheerleader Outfits Too Skimpy?

These are the Cheerleader outfits we were talking about.

97.1 The Ticket–11/09/2012

LINCOLN, NE - OCTOBER 27: Quarterback Denard Robinson #16 of the Michigan Wolverines for an opening i the Nebraska Cornhuskers defense during their game at Memorial Stadium on October 27, 2012 in Lincoln, Nebraska. Nebraska beat Michigan 23-9. (Photo by Eric Francis/Getty Images)

Prediction: Michigan Will Be In A Dog Fight Saturday

I’ve seen this before. Michigan is due for a letdown after playing big (to huge) games each of the last two weeks.

97.1 The Ticket–11/02/2012

SAN FRANCISCO, CA - OCTOBER 22: Hunter Pence #8 of the San Francisco Giants hits a three-run double in the third inning against the St. Louis Cardinals in Game Seven of the National League Championship Series at AT&T Park on October 22, 2012 in San Francisco, California. (Photo by Christian Petersen/Getty Images)

If Hunter Pence Hits Like This; Tigers Might Have Problems

I’ve never seen anything like this before.

97.1 The Ticket–10/23/2012

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Tiger Complaint Bingo

It’s time again to play Tiger Complaint Bingo. You can play along at home.

97.1 The Ticket–10/11/2012

CLEVELAND, OH - OCTOBER 2: Manager Robin Ventura #23 of the Chicago White Sox reacts after arguing a call with umpires during the ninth inning against the Cleveland Indians at Progressive Field on October 2, 2012 in Cleveland, Ohio. (Photo by Jason Miller/Getty Images)

Two Weeks Ago We Decided To Un-Retire The Jinx Wall

What is the Jinx Wall? Here at our studios — years ago, another radio station got great ratings and they were posted on this wall — the ratings dropped.

97.1 The Ticket–10/03/2012

ANN ARBOR, MI - SEPTEMBER 08: Head coach Brady Hoke of the Michigan Wolverines talks to his team on the bench while playing the Air Force Falcons at Michigan Stadium on September 8, 2012 in Ann Arbor, Michigan. Michigan won the game 31-25. (Photo by Gregory Shamus/Getty Images)

What To Make Of Michigan?

I am asked this all the time, “What are the Wolverines going to be this year?”

97.1 The Ticket–09/11/2012

Umpire Jim Joyce. ((Photo by Otto Greule Jr/Getty Images)

All Tiger-Hated Team

On Thursday’s show we put together a line-up for the All Tiger-Hated team.

97.1 The Ticket–08/24/2012

Credit: Notre Dame

Notre Dame’s New Uniform

These are the new Notre Dame uniforms.

97.1 The Ticket–08/17/2012

NEW YORK - AUGUST 16:  Carlos Guillen #9 of the Detroit Tigers follows through on a second inning double against the New York Yankees on August 16, 2010 at Yankee Stadium in the Bronx borough of New York City.  (Photo by Jim McIsaac/Getty Images)

Tigers To Honor Carlos Guillen During Seventh Annual ¡Fiesta Tigres! Celebration

The Tigers will honor Carlos Guillen this weekend and Karsch and Anderson also want to honor Guillen.

97.1 The Ticket–08/03/2012

INDIO, CA - APRIL 15: Rapper Snoop Dogg (L) and a hologram of deceased rapper Tupac Shakur perform onstage during day 3 of the 2012 Coachella Valley Music & Arts Festival at the Empire Polo Field on April 15, 2012 in Indio, California. (Photo by Christopher Polk/Getty Images for Coachella)

Karsch’s Summer Reading List

I took recommendations for my summer reading on Wednesday’s show:

97.1 The Ticket–07/18/2012


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