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a) Mike Stone

stoney3 a) Mike StoneStoney has been a fixture in Detroit radio for parts of the last four decades. Before joining 97.1 The Ticket as co-host of The Morning Show,he was the co-host of the popular Stoney and Wojo show on WDFN from 1994-2009. He began his radio career producing and co-hosting the Sunday Sports Albom on WLLZ and WJR from 1988-1994. He has been a part of WXYZ TV’s Sunday Sports Update since 1997.

The native of suburban Philadelphia moved to Detroit in 1986 to produce the sports for WDIV the NBC affiliate,where he won a local Emmy Award for producing “The Best of Bernies Bloopers”.

A 1980 graduate of The American University, Stoney remained in the nations capital from 1980-85 to produce the sports for WRC the NBC affiliate and later co-produced the national George Michael Sports Machine before leaving for Michigan.

Stoney and his wife Cyndi have twin 10 year old girls Jessica and Marissa who put up with his obsession for Bruce Springsteen. He has seen over 100 of his concerts and is currently seeking professional help to cure this problem.

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Andrew Luck. (Photo by Andy Lyons/Getty Images)

Stoney’s Play Of The Day: Luck-less Colts

Andrew Luck has been ruled out for the Colts.

97.1 The Ticket–10/08/2015

DETROIT, MI - SEPTEMBER 27: Rashean Mathis #31 of the Detroit Lions encourages the crown to make noise while playing the Denver Broncos at Ford Field on September 27, 2014 in Detroit, Michigan. (Photo by Doug Pensinger/Getty Images)

Stoney’s Play Of The Day

Tonight the Lions head to Seattle where the Seahawks are favored by 9 1/2 points.

97.1 The Ticket–10/05/2015

DETROIT, MI - SEPTEMBER 26:  Pitcher Alfredo Simon #31 of the Detroit Tigers delivers against the Minnesota Twins during the first inning at Comerica Park on September 26, 2015 in Detroit, Michigan. (Photo by Duane Burleson/Getty Images)

Stoney’s Play Of The Day

Tonight I am going to play a total as well.

97.1 The Ticket–10/02/2015

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Stoney’s Play Of The Day

I knew Zach Grienke would not suffer his first career loss to the Giants last night.

97.1 The Ticket–09/29/2015

DETROIT, MI - AUGUST 23: Matt Boyd #48 of the Detroit Tigers pitches during the first inning of the game against the Texas Rangers on August 23, 2015 at Comerica Park in Detroit, Michigan. (Photo by Leon Halip/Getty Images)

Stoney’s Play Of The Day

You kind of figured the G-MEN were not going to start 0-3 and thankfully they were able to cover the 3 1/2 as well in their 32-21 win over the Redskins.

97.1 The Ticket–09/25/2015

SAN FRANCISCO, CA - SEPTEMBER 14: Keyvius Sampson #48 of the Cincinnati Reds pitches against the San Francisco Giants during the first inning at AT&T Park on September 14, 2015 in San Francisco, California. (Photo by Jason O. Watson/Getty Images)

Stoney’s Play Of The Day

Shoulda, woulda, coulda is the motto of the day.

97.1 The Ticket–09/22/2015

CLEMSON, SC - SEPTEMBER 5: Deshaun Watson #4 of the Clemson Tigers reacts after throwing a touchdown during the game against the Wofford Terriers at Clemson Memorial Stadium on September 5, 2015 in Clemson, South Carolina. (Photo by Tyler Smith/Getty Images)

Stoney’s Play Of The Day

For today’s pick I am going to venture into the world of Thursday night college football where the undefeated Clemson Tigers travel to Louisville to take on the winless Cardinals.

97.1 The Ticket–09/17/2015

DETROIT, MI - AUGUST 20: Alfredo Simon #31 of the Detroit Tigers warms up prior to the start of the game against theTexas Rangers on August 20, 2015 at Comerica Park in Detroit, Michigan. (Photo by Leon Halip/Getty Images)

Stoney’s Play Of The Day

It’s the Twins -163 as the PLAY OF THE DAY.

97.1 The Ticket–09/15/2015

MIAMI GARDENS, FL - SEPTEMBER 5: Trayone Gray #32 of the Miami Hurricanes is upended by Daquan Richardson #22 of the Bethune-Cookman Wildcats on September 5, 2015 at Sun Life Stadium in Miami Gardens, Florida. Miami defeated Bethune-Cookman 45-0. (Photo by Joel Auerbach/Getty Images) *** Local Caption *** Trayone Gray;Daquan Richardson

Stoney’s Play Of The Day

That is correct,the Miami Hurricanes travel up I-95 looking to take care of FAU.

97.1 The Ticket–09/11/2015

FOXBORO, MA - SEPTEMBER 3:   Bill Belichick , coach of  New England Patriots has words with line judge Sarah Thomas during a pre-season game with the New York Giants in the first quarter at Gillette Stadium on September 3, 2015 in Foxboro, Massachusetts. (Photo by Jim Rogash/Getty Images)

Stoney’s Play Of The Day

Tonight I going to stick with picking a Boston area team.

97.1 The Ticket–09/10/2015

BOSTON, MA - SEPTEMBER 4: Joe Kelly #56 of the Boston Red Sox pitches during the first inning against the Philadelphia Phillies at Fenway Park on September 4, 2015 in Boston, Massachusetts. The Red Sox won 7-5 and Kelly won his 7th straight start. (Photo by Rich Gagnon/Getty Images)

Stoney’s Play Of The Day

Although it did not look promising early last night ,the Tigers and Rays easily went over the nine run total in the Tigers 8-7 victory.

97.1 The Ticket–09/09/2015

Texas Rangers v Detroit Tigers

Stoney’s Play Of The Day

Today we go back to baseball and the Tigers. Matt Boyd faces Erasmo Ramirez.

97.1 The Ticket–09/08/2015

WASHINGTON, DC - AUGUST 28:  Max Scherzer #31 of the Washington Nationals pitches in the first inning against the Miami Marlins at Nationals Park on August 28, 2015 in Washington, DC.  (Photo by Greg Fiume/Getty Images)

Stoney’s Play Of The Day

Tonight Max Scherzer and the Nationals conclude their game season with the Cardinals in St.Louis.

97.1 The Ticket–09/02/2015

JACKSONVILLE, FL - AUGUST 28:  Golden Tate #15 of the Detroit Lions avoids a tackle by Davon House #31 of the Jacksonville Jaguars during the first quarter of a preseason game at EverBank Field on August 28, 2015 in Jacksonville, Florida.  (Photo by Stacy Revere/Getty Images)

Stoney’s Play Of The Day

It was close, but the Lions and Jaguars did manage to score just 39 points Friday evening,thus the under 41 total was the right play.

97.1 The Ticket–08/31/2015

HOUSTON, TX - AUGUST 20:  Chris Archer #22 of the Tampa Bay Rays celebrates with his catcher Rene Rivera #44 after his one-hit complete game shutout as the Rays defeated the Houston Astros 1-0 at Minute Maid Park on August 20, 2015 in Houston, Texas.  (Photo by Scott Halleran/Getty Images)

Stoney’s Play Of The Day

The Cardinals scored four in the top of the first and cruised to an easy 9-1 win over the Diamondbacks last night, which made it two in a row for the Play Of The Day.

97.1 The Ticket–08/26/2015

MILWAUKEE, WI - AUGUST 08: Jamie Garcia #54 of the St. Louis Cardinals pitches during the fourth inning against the Milwaukee Brewers at Miller Park on August 08, 2015 in Milwaukee, Wisconsin. (Photo by Mike McGinnis/Getty Images)  *** Local Caption *** Jamie Garcia

Stoney’s Pick Of The Day

Picking the over in the Tigers-Reds game was money in the bank yesterday, although when Buck Farmer had not allowed a hit into the fifth I started to worry.

97.1 The Ticket–08/25/2015

LOS ANGELES, CA - AUGUST 13:  Pitcher Clayton Kershaw #22 of the Los Angeles Dodgers looks out from the dugout before the game with the Cincinnati Reds at Dodger Stadium on August 13, 2015 in Los Angeles, California.  (Photo by Stephen Dunn/Getty Images)

Stoney’s Play Of The Day

Today we go to Oakland where the the Athletics are hosting Clayton Kershaw and the Dodgers.

97.1 The Ticket–08/18/2015

SEATTLE, WA - AUGUST 11:  Starter Chris Tillman #30 of the Baltimore Orioles pitches against the Seattle Mariners in the first inning at Safeco Field on August 11, 2015 in Seattle, Washington.  (Photo by Otto Greule Jr/Getty Images)

Stoney’s Play Of The Day

Let’s see if we can start this week the way the last week ended.

97.1 The Ticket–08/17/2015

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Stoney’s Play Of The Day

The last time I lost two in a row, I opted into the world of Canadian Football to get me right.

97.1 The Ticket–08/12/2015

ANAHEIM, CA - JULY 25:  Starting pitcher Yovani Gallardo #49 of the Texas Rangers sits on the bench before taking the mound in the first inning against the Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim at Angel Stadium of Anaheim on July 25, 2015 in Anaheim, California.  (Photo by Stephen Dunn/Getty Images)

Stoney’s Play Of The Day

Man was I rusty after a week off.

97.1 The Ticket–08/11/2015

PITTSBURGH, PA - AUGUST 09: Jim Johnson #54 of the Los Angeles Dodgers is pulled from the game in the 7th inning by manager Don Mattingly #8 against the Pittsburgh Pirates during the game at PNC Park on August 9, 2015 in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. (Photo by Jared Wickerham/Getty Images)

Stoney’s Pick Of The Day

I am back after a week vacation and ready to dip back into the rough waters of the Play of the Day.

97.1 The Ticket–08/10/2015

CALGARY, AB - NOVEMBER 1: Robert Marve #16 of the Winnipeg Blue Bombers passes off the ball to teammate Paris Cotton #34 during a CFL game against the Calgary Stampeders at McMahon Stadium on November 1, 2014 in Calgary, Alberta, Canada. (Photo by Derek Leung/Getty Images)

Stoney’s Play Of The Day

Who would have figured that the Arizona Diamondbacks would not bow to the throne of King Felix Hernandez yesterday.

97.1 The Ticket–07/30/2015

SEATTLE, WA - JULY 24:  Starting pitcher Felix Hernandez #34 of the Seattle Mariners looks on from the dugout after completing seven innings against the Toronto Blue Jays at Safeco Field on July 24, 2015 in Seattle, Washington.  (Photo by Otto Greule Jr/Getty Images)

Stoney’s Play Of The Day

Last night I took the Twins at home against the Pirates,but the 8-7 Pittsburgh victory did not allow me to have back to back wins.

97.1 The Ticket–07/29/2015

PITTSBURGH, PA - JULY 08:  Charlie Morton #50 of the Pittsburgh Pirates pitches in the first inning during the game against the San Diego Padres at PNC Park on July 8, 2015 in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.  (Photo by Justin K. Aller/Getty Images)

Stoney’s Play Of The Day

Pittsburgh counters with Charlie Morton who has struggled on the road with a 7.81 ERA.

97.1 The Ticket–07/28/2015

KANSAS CITY, MO - JULY 22:   Edinson Volquez #36 of the Kansas City Royals throws in the first inning against the Pittsburgh Pirates at Kauffman Stadium on July 22, 2015 in Kansas City, Missouri. (Photo by Ed Zurga/Getty Images) *** Local Caption *** Edinson Volquez

Stoney’s Play Of The Day

The undefeated streak ended at four on Friday as Justin Verlander and Rick Porcello somehow managed to keep the Tigers Red Sox game way under the 9 run total.

97.1 The Ticket–07/27/2015

SEATTLE, WA - JULY 12:  Starter Taijuan Walker #32 of the Seattle Mariners pitches against the Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim in the first inning at Safeco Field on July 12, 2015 in Seattle, Washington.  (Photo by Otto Greule Jr/Getty Images)

Stoney’s Play Of The Day

Day one of my play of the days was a winner as the underdog Pirates defeated the Royals 10-7 in Kansas City.

97.1 The Ticket–07/21/2015

PHILADELPHIA - DECEMBER 5: Dhani Jones #55 of the Philadelphia Eagles celebrates on the field during the game against the Green Bay Packers at Lincoln Financial Field on December 5, 2004 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. The Eagles defeated the Packers 47-17. (Photo by Ezra Shaw/Getty Images)

Tom Brady’s College Teammate Dhani Jones Is Not In His Corner [AUDIO]

Former Michigan linebacker Dhani Jones played with Tom Brady for several years in Ann Arbor and is a huge fan but will not have his Patriot pom poms with him for Sunday’s Super Bowl.

97.1 The Ticket–01/30/2015

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Cop Pulls A Plaxico Inside An Elevator

By: Mike Stone @stoney16 An off duty policeman in Kentucky accidentally shot himself while riding on an elevator the other day. Thankfully he was not seriously hurt. This shows that gun safety is very important […]

97.1 The Ticket–01/06/2015

JERSEY CITY, NJ - JANUARY 29: Marshawn Lynch #24 of the Seattle Seahawks sits in front of the media during an availability January 29, 2014 in Jersey City, New Jersey. The Denver Broncos and Seattle Seahawks will meet at Super Bowl XLVIII at Metlife Stadium on February 2, 2014. (Photo by Jeff Zelevansky/Getty Images)

Why Even Bother Interviewing ‘Beast Mode’ Marshawn Lynch? [VIDEO]

Basically, all he had to say was, “Yeah.”

97.1 The Ticket–11/24/2014

DETROIT, MI - APRIL 22: Justin Abdelkader #8 of the Detroit Red Wings and Matt Bartkowski #43 of the Boston Bruins battle during the second period of Game Three of the First Round of the 2014 NHL Stanley Cup Playoffs at Joe Louis Arena on April 22, 2014 in Detroit, Michigan. (Photo by Leon Halip/Getty Images)

Justin Abdelkader Ejected For Hit In World Championships [VIDEO]

Wings forward Justin Abdelkader is not exactly making friends overseas at the World Championships in Finland.

97.1 The Ticket–05/22/2014

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