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Eric Thomas

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Eric Thomas spent most of his career in Flint working as a rock radio DJ and dodging various gunfire before spending two years in Detroit back in the Free FM Days.

Since then, Eric has spent a lot of time doing the “radio traveling” thing. Spending some time in upstate New York before moving to Washington DC for two years.

A lifelong sports fan, Eric is very happy to be back home in Detroit and on The Ticket.

Caption:LOS ANGELES, CA - APRIL 09: Relief pitcher Al Alburquerque #62 of the Detroit Tigers celebrates after getting thefinal out and picking up the save against the Los Angeles Dodgers at Dodger Stadium on April 9, 2014 in Los Angeles, California. The Tigers won 7-6 in ten innings. (Photo by Stephen Dunn/Getty Images)

Five Thoughts About The Tigers Bullpen [BLOG]

The Tigers are 5-2, but it sure doesn’t feel like it.

97.1 The Ticket–04/10/2014

Steven Utash (center) is surrounded by his children. (Credit: Family Photo/

The Driver Beaten In Detroit Is The Victim, But Society Is The Problem [OPINION]

Mr. Utash is the victim, but society in general is the problem, and the men who beat him are a symptom of a disease we all share a part in.

CBS Detroit–04/10/2014

A man who struck a boy with his pickup truck was beaten by a crowd near this corner gas station, police said. (Credit: Mike Campbell/WWJ Newsradio 950)

Detroit Didn’t Beat That White Driver Nearly To Death, Individuals Did [OPINION]

Why is Detroit only represented by the people who commit acts of violence? Why do we define the city as the people who were beating the victim, and not by the nurse who stopped them?

CBS Detroit–04/04/2014

(credit: George Fox/CBS 62)

Tigers Keep Miggy, Let The Salsa Flow [BLOG]

What a difference an afternoon makes! In case you haven’t heard, Miguel Cabrera and the Tigers reportedly agreed to terms a multi-year extension.

97.1 The Ticket–03/28/2014

BOSTON, MA - OCTOBER 19: Don Kelly #32 of the Detroit Tigers catches a popup fly hits a by David Ortiz #34 of the Boston Red Sox during Game Six of the American League Championship Series at Fenway Park on October 19, 2013 in Boston, Massachusetts. (Photo by Al Bello/Getty Images)

Tiger Fans: The Sky Is NOT Falling (You Too, Riger)

Not everyone is excited for opening day.

97.1 The Ticket–03/27/2014

LAKELAND, FL - FEBRUARY 23: Max Scherzer #37 of the Detroit Tigers poses for a portrait during photo day on February 23, 2014 at Joker Marchant Stadium in Lakeland, Florida. (Photo by Kevin C. Cox/Getty Images)

Reminder For Fans: Athletes Owe You Nothing [BLOG]

Many fans are still sore from Max Scherzer’s rejection of the Tiger’s multi-year offer earlier in the week.

97.1 The Ticket–03/26/2014

DETROIT, MI - OCTOBER 08:  Max Scherzer #37 of the Detroit Tigers celebrates with teammates after getting the third out in the eighth inning against the Oakland Athletics during Game Four of the American League Division Series at Comerica Park on October 8, 2013 in Detroit, Michigan.  (Photo by Rob Carr/Getty Images)

Fans Need To Lay Off Max Scherzer [BLOG]

Many fans on social media have said, correctly, that Max is after Clayton Kershaw money. They’re right; he is. He’s probably going to get it, too.

CBS Detroit–03/24/2014

LAS VEGAS, NV - JANUARY 08: NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell speaks during a Verizon keynote address at the 2013 International CES at The Venetian on January 8, 2013 in Las Vegas, Nevada. CES, the world's largest annual consumer technology trade show, runs through January 11 and is expected to feature 3,100 exhibitors showing off their latest products and services to about 150,000 attendees. (Photo by Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Proposed NFL Rule Changes – Part One [BLOG]

The first of two NFL ownership meetings will take place this weekend, when some of the wealthiest people can gather and plot the course of the world for the next year.

97.1 The Ticket–03/20/2014

EAST RUTHERFORD, NJ - FEBRUARY 02:  Wide receiver Golden Tate #81 of the Seattle Seahawks tries to catch a pass against the Denver Broncos during Super Bowl XLVIII at MetLife Stadium on February 2, 2014 in East Rutherford, New Jersey.  (Photo by Jeff Gross/Getty Images)

Even With Golden Tate Signing, Lions’ Free Agency Has Been Disappointing [BLOG]

Ward went to Denver, Donte Whitner went to Cleveland, Jenkins went to the Eagles and Mitchell went to Pittsburgh. Way to go, guys.

97.1 The Ticket–03/12/2014

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Royal Oak Closure Doesn’t Mean Bookstores Are Dying, Barnes And Noble Is [BLOG]

Let’s keep in mind the hand-wringing that surrounded the appearances of them in the first place, and hope that we can step back and understand the context.

CBS Detroit–03/11/2014