Jamie Samuelsen

Jamie Samuelsen is the co-host of the “Jamie and Wojo Show” that airs weekdays at 6 PM on 97.1 “The Ticket” – the #1 rated radio station in Detroit. His blogs appear three times a week in the Detroit Free Press. Jamie is also part of the broadcast team for WJBK (Fox2) TV’s Football Sunday show that analyzes the Detroit Lions on game day. He appears monthly on Fox2’s Sunday Sports Works show roundtable segments.

Jamie signed on to WDFN in 1994. For more than 10 years, Jamie was part of every sports fan’s morning routine; first as the co-host of WDFN’s morning show, then as the Sports Director on the top-rated “Mike in the Morning Show” on 101 WRIF and finally as the co-host of the WCSX Morning Show with radio legend Ken Calvert.

Jamie has covered dozens of major sporting events including the Super Bowl, the World Series, The Stanley Cup Finals, the NBA Finals, the Final Four, the US Open, The Ryder Cup, and the Major League Baseball All-Star Game.

Jamie was born and raised in Lafayette, California outside of San Francisco. He graduated from Northwestern University with a degree in communications.

Jamie resides in Oakland County with his wife, television news anchor/reporter Christy McDonald and his children Caroline (7), Josh (5) and Catherine (2).

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Breaking Bad Recap: What The Hell Was That? [BLOG]

I can’t disguise the fact that I’m angry that my original prediction that Jesse was the one who vandalized the White home is now in a little bit of jeopardy.

97.1 The Ticket–09/03/2013

Breaking Bad Recap – Who Dies First? Jesse Or Walt?

1) Breaking Bad is three weeks old and this is only my second blog.

97.1 The Ticket–08/27/2013

Will Walter White Die? Theories On The Final Season Of Breaking Bad

I feel like I need to start this post with a spoiler alert.

97.1 The Ticket–08/13/2013

Trout Vs. Cabrera – Round Two

No. This is not an old post. And this is not a mistake.

97.1 The Ticket–08/08/2013

Ranking The General Managers In Detroit Sports — Who’s No. 1?

Dave Dombrowski is the only man on the list who doesn’t have to worry about a salary cap.

97.1 The Ticket–08/07/2013

Peralta Suspension Could Be Good For The Tigers [BLOG]

We’ve been kept in the dark on this for weeks.

97.1 The Ticket–08/01/2013

What’s Wrong With Verlander? [BLOG]

Justin Verlander remains the most reliable Tigers starter.

97.1 The Ticket–07/26/2013

Three Lions To Watch In Training Camp

Lions Training Camp starts in one day!

97.1 The Ticket–07/25/2013

Twitter Sends Fan Onto The Field At The All-Star Game

If you were watching the All-Star Game last night on Fox, you may have heard announcer Joe Buck pause in the action and announce that a fan had run onto the field.

97.1 The Ticket–07/17/2013

The Jaguars Are Doing It – Should The Lions Be Next?

Fans in Jacksonville don’t seem too interested in the Jaguars.

97.1 The Ticket–07/02/2013

Image Of Mike Miller’s Flying Shoe Resonates After Wild Game 6

The Heat and the Spurs played one of the greatest games in NBA Finals history last night.

97.1 The Ticket–06/19/2013

Lay Off LeBron

As someone who works in the media and gets paid to have silly debates about silly subjects, it makes me the ultimate hypocrite to say this. But I’m going to say it anyway.

97.1 The Ticket–06/18/2013

Is Peralta A Cheater? Nobody Knows, Nobody Cares [BLOG]

Jhonny Peralta is in the Tigers lineup on Wednesday night, hitting in his normal sixth spot in the order.

97.1 The Ticket–06/05/2013

Red Wings Season Ends In Game 7 Dramatics

They don’t script Game 7s in the NHL. But sometimes it seems like they do.

97.1 The Ticket–05/29/2013

Tigers Will Wear Camouflage Uniforms On Memorial Day

Major League Baseball is always looking to commemorate something.

97.1 The Ticket–05/21/2013

Jamie And Wojo Talk To Lions Coach Jim Schwartz

It’s a pretty big off-season for the Lions. And head coach Jim Schwartz doesn’t get too many days off.

97.1 The Ticket–05/09/2013

Numbers Never Lie – Tigers Are Playing Very Well

After struggling to eke out wins in the first two games, Detroit outscored Houston 26-2 in the last two games to complete the sweep.

97.1 The Ticket–05/07/2013

Dumars Should Follow Frank Out The Door

Since 2000, the Lions have had five head coaches. During that time, they’ve had one winning season and zero playoff wins.

97.1 The Ticket–04/18/2013

A Great Night For Michigan Basketball

I’m not sure that any losing team ever made a greater statement in the history of the NCAA Tournament.

97.1 The Ticket–04/09/2013

Jalen Rose Thinks That Michigan Is Back – Sort Of

Michigan is back in the Sweet Sixteen for the first time since 1994.

97.1 The Ticket–03/28/2013

The 16th Anniversary Of The Wings/Avs Classic

Hype often ruins sporting events.

97.1 The Ticket–03/26/2013

Tiger Woods Is #1 Again. And It Means Nothing.

Rain delayed the inevitable on Sunday. Another Tiger Woods victory.

97.1 The Ticket–03/25/2013

Michigan Survives. Michigan Advances.

Maybe the best prep that Michigan can hope to get in the Big Ten Tournament is to play down to it’s competition for the better part of the game, but still find a way to win.

97.1 The Ticket–03/14/2013

Lakers Pull Off A Globetrotters Play

Remember the old hidden ball trick in baseball?

97.1 The Ticket–03/07/2013

Kate Upton Has A Twin?

By: Jamie Samuelsen Maybe when Kate Upton told Fox 2 that she was single, she was being serious. Maybe Justin Verlander is actually dating a Russian woman named Ania? Who’s Ania? Well, check out this […]

97.1 The Ticket–03/06/2013

The Coolest Characters In Television History

If you’re not watching “Justified” on FX, then you’re missing one of the great shows on TV at the moment.

97.1 The Ticket–03/05/2013

The X-Factor For Michigan And Michigan State’s NCAA Success

Tom Izzo knows what to expect when it comes to his basketball team.

97.1 The Ticket–03/04/2013

MSU More Tournament Ready Than Michigan

The easiest thing to do would be to wait until early April to decide which of the two local teams had the better season.

97.1 The Ticket–02/26/2013

Weekend Gambling Guarantee Guide

Wondering what’s going to happen this weekend?

97.1 The Ticket–02/22/2013

The Worst Goal You’ll See In The NHL This Season

Ask any Red Wings fan about some of the long-distance goals that Chris Osgood allowed and the same names will always come up.

97.1 The Ticket–02/19/2013

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