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

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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

NEW YORK, NY - JULY 31:  (EDITORS NOTE: This image was processed using digital filters) Actor Bryan Cranston attends The Film Society Of Lincoln Center And AMC Celebration Of "Breaking Bad" Final Episodes  at The Film Society of Lincoln Center, Walter Reade Theatre on July 31, 2013 in New York City.  (Photo by Neilson Barnard/Getty Images)

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

CLEVELAND, OH - AUGUST 7: Miguel Cabrera #24 of the Detroit Tigers catches a fly ball hit by Asdrubal Cabrera #13 of the Cleveland Indians to end the seventh inning at Progressive Field on August 7, 2013 in Cleveland, Ohio.(Photo by Jason Miller/Getty Images)

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

DETROIT - APRIL 8: General Manager Dave Dombrowski of the Detroit Tigers smiles prior to the opening day game against the Minnesota Twins on April 8, 2004 at Comerica Park in Detroit, Michigan. The Tigers won the game, 10-6. (Photo by Tom Pidgeon/Getty Images)

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

DETROIT, MI - JULY 31: Jhonny Peralta #27 of the Detroit Tigers watches the action from the dugout during the game aginst the Washington Nationals at Comerica Park on July 31, 2013 in Detroit, Michigan. The Tigers defeated the Nationals 11-1. (Photo by Leon Halip/Getty Images)

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

CHICAGO, IL - JULY 25: Starting pitcher Justin Vverlander #35 of the Detroit Tigers delivers the ball against the Chicago White Sox at U.S. Cellular Field on July 25, 2013 in Chicago, Illinois. The White Sox defeated the Tigers 7-4. (Photo by Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

What’s Wrong With Verlander? [BLOG]

Justin Verlander remains the most reliable Tigers starter.

97.1 The Ticket–07/26/2013

MINNEAPOLIS, MN - NOVEMBER 11: Brandon Pettigrew #87 of the Detroit Lions catches the ball for a touchdown during the third quarter of the game against the Minnesota Vikings on November 11, 2012 at Mall of America Field at the Hubert H. Humphrey Metrodome in Minneapolis, Minnesota. The Vikings defeated the Lions 34-24. (Photo by Hannah Foslien/Getty Images)

Three Lions To Watch In Training Camp

Lions Training Camp starts in one day!

97.1 The Ticket–07/25/2013

NEW YORK, NY - JULY 16: The National League All-Stars play against American League All-Stars during the 84th MLB All-Star Game on July 16, 2013 at Citi Field in the Flushing neighborhood of the Queens borough of New York City. (Photo by Drew Hallowell/Getty Images)

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

ALLEN PARK, MI - MAY 10: First round draft pick Ezekiel Ansah #94 of the Detroit Lions joint his teammates in the warmups prior to the start of the afternoon drills during the first day of Rookie Camp on May 10, 2013 in Allen Park, Michigan. (Photo by Leon Halip/Getty Images)

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

MIAMI, FL - JUNE 18: A view of the shoe of Mike Miller #13 of the Miami Heat against the San Antonio Spurs 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 Joe Murphy/NBAE via Getty Images)

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

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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

New York Yankees v Detroit Tigers

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

CHICAGO, IL - MAY 29: Members of the Chicago Blackhawks celebrate a win against the Detroit Red Wings in Game Seven of the Western Conference Semifinals during the 2013 NHL Stanley Cup Playoffs at the United Center on May 29, 2013 in Chicago, Illinois. The Blackhawks defeated the Red Wings 2-1 in overtime. (Photo by Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

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

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Tigers Will Wear Camouflage Uniforms On Memorial Day

Major League Baseball is always looking to commemorate something.

97.1 The Ticket–05/21/2013

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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

HOUSTON - MAY 03:  Miguel Cabrera #24 of the Detroit Tigers reacts after hitting a double in the fourth inning against the Houston Astros at Minute Maid Park on May 3, 2013 in Houston, Texas.  (Photo by Bob Levey/Getty Images)

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

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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

Trey Burke #3 of the Michigan Wolverines attempts to control the ball in the second half against Peyton Siva #3 of the Louisville Cardinals. (Getty Images/Andy Lyons)

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

NEW YORK - MARCH 3:  Jalen Rose #5 of the New York Knicks moves the ball against the Chicago Bulls on March 3, 2006 at Madison Square Garden in New York City.  Chicago won 108-101.  (Photo by Nick Laham/Getty Images)

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

19 May 1997: Right wing Darren McCarty of the Detroit Red wings trips over center Peter Forsberg of the Colorado Avalanche during a playoff game at the Joe Louis Arena in Detroit, Michigan. The Red wings won the game 2-1. Mandatory Credit: Robert Laberg

The 16th Anniversary Of The Wings/Avs Classic

Hype often ruins sporting events.

97.1 The Ticket–03/26/2013

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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

CHICAGO, IL - MARCH 14: Jon Graham #25 of the Penn State Nittany Lions battles for the ball with Mitch McGary #4 of the Michigan Wolverines during a first round game of the Big Ten Basketball Tournament at the United Center on March 14, 2013 in Chicago, Illinois. (Photo by Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

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

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Lakers Pull Off A Globetrotters Play

Remember the old hidden ball trick in baseball?

97.1 The Ticket–03/07/2013

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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

LOS ANGELES, CA - JANUARY 05: Actor Timothy Oliphant arrives at the premiere of FX's 'Justified' Season 4 at Paramount Studios on January 5, 2013 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Kevin Winter/Getty Images)

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

ANN ARBOR, MI - MARCH 03: Keith Appling #11 of the Michigan State Spartans gets in for a for a second half basket past Tim Hardaway Jr. #10 of the Michigan Wolverines at Crisler Center on March 3, 2013 in Ann Arbor, Michigan. Michigan won the game 58-57. (Photo by Gregory Shamus/Getty Images)

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

COLUMBUS, OH - FEBRUARY 24: Branden Dawson #22 of the Michigan State Spartans drives to the basket in the first half against Sam Thompson #12 of the Ohio State Buckeyes on February 24, 2013 at Value City Arena in Columbus, Ohio. (Photo by Jamie Sabau/Getty Images)

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

Trey Burke #3 of the Michigan Wolverines grimaces after missing a three point shot with 14 seconds left in the game against the Ohio State Buckeyes that would have given Michigan the lead on January 13, 2013 at Value City Arena in Columbus, Ohio. Ohio State defeated Michigan 56-53. (Photo by Jamie Sabau/Getty Images

Weekend Gambling Guarantee Guide

Wondering what’s going to happen this weekend?

97.1 The Ticket–02/22/2013

PHILADELPHIA, PA - FEBRUARY 09: Cam Ward #30 of the Carolina Hurricanes drops to make a save during the game against the Philadelphia Flyers at the Wells Fargo Center on February 9, 2013 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. (Photo by Drew Hallowell/Getty Images)

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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