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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Yesterday in this very space, I told Tiger fans to be calm.
Playoff baseball wouldn’t be playoff baseball without some peaks and valleys.
Historians have spent nearly a decade analyzing the Great Depression of 1929. Economists today are still trying to come to terms with the economic downturn of 2008.
Now that the Tigers have finished off the AL Central, we can start to focus on the issue that really matters.
Prior to the Titans game, I would argue that 90 percent of the Lions fans couldn’t name the special teams coach if you spotted them the Danny and the Cross.
Here’s something that you don’t hear sports media types say very often.
Let’s sum up what we’ve learned so far with nearly a month of actual football under our belts.
Tigers manager Jim Leyland has justifiably been raked over the coals this season for some bizarre lineup decisions and some questionable in-game moves.
I doubt many Tigers fans care about the postseason awards right now. They care instead about the postseason.
The Michigan-Michigan State rivalry is nastier than it’s ever been. There’s no debate about that.
Baseball fans are girding their loins for the Tigers-White Sox series this weekend at Comerica Park.
Miguel Cabrera may be the best hitter in baseball.
Two sports stories caught my eye in the last 24 hours.
“To use the nickname just points and screams of lazy journalism by the national media, that’s really what it is,” Rose said.
Jalen Rose wants it to be very clear. He loves the US Olympic Team.
On SportsCenter, ESPN normally has a rundown that they put along the lefthand side of the screen.
Football is back!
It seems like every time I look at a TV these days, I see Nick Saban.
It’s been an interesting few days for the Tigers.
If Verlander were dating a random woman from St. Clair Shores, it wouldn’t really matter. But the moment he chose to date (allegedly) Kate Upton, one of the most popular supermodels on the planet, things changed.
Lions fans all know how good Calvin Johnson is. They’ve known it for quite a while. But last season, it seemed like the rest of the country finally caught on.
Earlier today, the Supreme Court came out with a quiet little ruling on health care. Odds are that you missed it, because compared to the struggles of Ryan Raburn, it really doesn’t amount to very much.
It’s nice, every now and then, to stop and take stock of what you have.
The Detroit Lions’ third year running back Jahvid Best sat down with Jamie Samuelson Friday to talk about the 2012/13 season.
My morning routine never changes.
I heard the news the other day that former Dodgers manager Tommy Lasorda suffered a minor heart attack in New York City.
Jim Leyland is getting a lot of heat. Most of it is deserved.
It’s been said many times that Ken Holland is the best GM in hockey and one of the best in sports.
Well, there’s one way to get accountability for the umpires. And it’s pretty damn simple.
Here are some of the ugly numbers from the Indians three game sweep.