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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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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

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