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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Greg Monroe #10 and Andre Drummond #0 of the Detroit Pistons reach for a rebound against the Indiana Pacers at Bankers Life Fieldhouse on April 2, 2014 in Indianapolis, Indiana. (Photo by Ron Hoskins/NBAE via Getty Images)

Stan Van Gundy Is The Right Guy For Coach; Will He Keep Monroe? [BLOG]

The selection of Van Gundy as head coach is perhaps the best decision Tom Gores has made since he took over the Pistons.

97.1 The Ticket–05/14/2014

EAST RUTHERFORD, NJ - FEBRUARY 02: Kicker Steven Hauschka #4 of the Seattle Seahawks kicks off to start the game against the Denver Broncos in the first quarter during Super Bowl XLVIII at MetLife Stadium on February 2, 2014 in East Rutherford, New Jersey. (Photo by Stephen Dunn/Getty Images)

Houston Kicker Gets Surprise Scholarship [VIDEO]

Every so often we need to spread some good news when it comes to college athletics.

97.1 The Ticket–04/29/2014

(L-R) Chauncey Billups #1, Rasheed Wallace #30, President of Basketball Operations Joe Dumars (holding trophy) and Ben Wallace #3 of the Detroit Pistons celebrate their win over the Indiana Pacers in Game six of the Eastern Conference Finals during the 2004 NBA Playoffs at The Palace of Auburn Hills on June 1, 2004 in Auburn Hills, Michigan.  The Pistons defeated the Pacers 69-65 and won the 2004 Eastern Conference Championship. (Photo by Tom Pidgeon/Getty Images)

Blog: Stoney Gives Joe Dumars Final Grade

My overall grade is a …. and that’s ONLY because I value a championship more than anything else.

97.1 The Ticket–04/13/2014

NASHVILLE, TN - DECEMBER 15: Running back Chris Johnson #28 of the Tennessee Titans scores a touchdown against the Arizona Cardinals at LP Field on December 15, 2013 in Nashville, Tennessee. (Photo by Frederick Breedon/Getty Images)

Did The Lions Miss The Boat On Jackson And Johnson? [BLOG]

Let me ask you one question would you rather have Tate and Bell or Jackson and Johnson?

97.1 The Ticket–04/04/2014

PASADENA, CA - JANUARY 06: Quarterback Jameis Winston #5 of the Florida State Seminoles celebrates in the locker room after defeating the Auburn Tigers 34-31 in the 2014 Vizio BCS National Championship Game at the Rose Bowl on January 6, 2014 in Pasadena, California. (Photo by Kevin C. Cox/Getty Images)

The Heisman Brawler [VIDEO]

2013 Heisman Trophy winner Jameis Winston is not only a great football player but a very accomplished baseball player as well.

97.1 The Ticket–03/26/2014

CLEVELAND, OH - OCTOBER 13:  Tight end Joseph Fauria #80 of the Detroit Lions celebrates after scoring a touchdown with tackle Corey Hilliard #78 against the Cleveland Browns at FirstEnergy Stadium on October 13, 2013 in Cleveland, Ohio.  (Photo by Matt Sullivan/Getty Images)

Fauria Can’t Stop Dancing

Lions tight end Joe Fauria certainly made a name for himself with his touchdown dances this past season and it did not go unnoticed.

97.1 The Ticket–02/18/2014

LAS VEGAS, NV - FEBRUARY 15: SI swimsuit model Nina Agdal attends the SI Swimsuit Models Planet Hollywood handprint ceremony at Planet Hollywood on February 15, 2012 in Las Vegas, Nevada. (Photo by Isaac Brekken/Getty Images for Sports Illustrated)

Eating A Fish Sandwich Can Be Sexy [VIDEO]

The cover of the 2014 Sports Illustrated Swimsuit Issue was revealed Thursday.

97.1 The Ticket–02/14/2014

Bruce Springsteen. (Jemal Countess/Getty Images)

Bruce Does South Africa

His new album “High Hopes” was released a few weeks ago so it was time for Bruce Springsteen to take his E Street band on the road.

97.1 The Ticket–01/30/2014

LAS VEGAS, NV - SEPTEMBER 28: Members of the Los Angeles Kings Ice Crew Girls Ashley Covert (L) and Allison 'Ally' Mello clean the ice during the team's preseason game against the Colorado Avalanche at the MGM Grand Garden Arena on September 28, 2013 in Las Vegas, Nevada. Covert and Mello team up to compete on the new season of the reality television game show 'The Amazing Race.' (Photo by Ethan Miller/Getty Images)

L.A. Kings Ice Crew 2014 Calendar Shoot [VIDEO]

I have never been a big fan of ice girls in the National Hockey League.

97.1 The Ticket–01/14/2014

Bruce Springsteen. (Jemal Countess/Getty Images)

Springsteen’s High Hopes Does Not Reach Expectations

As a Bruce Springsteen fan I was looking forward to his 18th studio album with anticipation.

97.1 The Ticket–01/10/2014

NEW YORK, NY - JANUARY 06: Ryan Craig #12 of the Columbus Blue Jackets checks J.T. Miller #10 of the New York Rangers during their game at Madison Square Garden on January 6, 2014 in New York City. (Photo by Al Bello/Getty Images)

The Worst Check Ever [VIDEO]

One of the cardinal rules of hockey is when you are trying to check an opponent or even run an opponent into the boards,make sure said opponent is in position to be hit.

97.1 The Ticket–01/07/2014

Before the the 2003 ALCS at Fenway Park, Bolton. (Getty Images Sport/Ezra Shaw)

Michael Bolton On Softball [BLOG]

Ladies and Gentlemen here is Michael Bolton teaching the world the ins and outs of softball.

97.1 The Ticket–12/20/2013

CHICAGO, IL - NOVEMBER 12: Denzel Valentine #45 of the Michigan State Spartans smacks James Young #1 of the Kentucky Wildcats in the head as Branden Dawson #22 defends during the State Farm Champions Classic at the United Center on November 12, 2013 in Chicago, Illinois. Michigan State defeated Kentucky 78-74. (Photo by Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

Marvey’o Otey of William Byrd High School Makes Crazy Shot

You might remember the amazing shot Kentucky freshman James Young (Rochester H.S.) made earlier this season when he accidentally put it in his own basket.

97.1 The Ticket–12/11/2013

Michigan State v Michigan

Mike Sadler Sporting A Speedo

Michigan State punter Mike Sadler is one versatile guy.

97.1 The Ticket–12/11/2013

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What A Strange But Quiet Tradition

By: Mike Stone @stoney16 I have to admit I have never heard of Taylor University and I am sure most of you have not either. Taylor is a small school in Upland, Indiana and posses […]

97.1 The Ticket–12/10/2013

Milwaukee Bucks v Detroit Pistons

Andre The Giant Star [VIDEO]

At just four months past his 20th birthday, Detroit Pistons center Andre Drummond is the sixth youngest player in the NBA.

97.1 The Ticket–12/05/2013

NEW YORK, NY - NOVEMBER 06: Patti Scialfa and Bruce Springsteen performs at The New York Comedy Festival And The Bob Woodruff Foundation Present The 7th Annual Stand Up For Heroes Event at The Theater at Madison Square Garden on November 6, 2013 in New York City. (Photo by Bryan Bedder/Getty Images for New York Comedy Festival)

Springsteen’s New One Has Lots Of Morello [BLOG]

The 18th album in the Hall of Fame career of Bruce Springsteen titled High Hopes will be released on January 14th.

97.1 The Ticket–11/25/2013

STOCKHOLM, SWEDEN - NOVEMBER 19: Cristiano Ronaldo of Portugal runs with the ball during the FIFA 2014 World Cup Qualifier Play-off Second Leg match between Sweden and Portugal at Friends Arena on November 19, 2013 in Stockholm, Sweden. (Photo by Martin Rose/Getty Images,)

You Have To Hear A Ronaldo Hat Trick In Portuguese

Tuesday Portugal’s soccer team came from behind to defeat Sweden 3-2 to qualify for the 2014 World Cup.

97.1 The Ticket–11/20/2013

LINCOLN, NE - NOVEMBER 16: Michigan State Spartans head coach Mark Dantonio watches during their game against the Nebraska Cornhuskers at Memorial Stadium on November 16, 2013 in Lincoln, Nebraska. (Photo by Eric Francis/Getty Images)

Spartans Will Feast On BCS Oranges While Wolverines Will Eat Wings

If you believe Sports Illustrated’s Stewart Mandel, Michigan State will finally get to a BCS game this season and they don’t have to win the Big 10 to do it.

97.1 The Ticket–11/18/2013

22 Sep 1996: Guard Greg Skrepenak (#75) of the Carolina Panthers stands with teammates during a game against the San Francisco 49ers at Ericsson Stadium in Charlotte, North Carolina. The Panthers won the game 23-7. Doug Pensinger/Getty Images

Ex Wolverine Star Sees Maize And Blue In Spartans

Greg Skrepenak was one of the best offensive lineman in Michigan history.

97.1 The Ticket–11/18/2013

CLEVELAND, OH - OCTOBER 13:  Tight end Joseph Fauria #80 of the Detroit Lions celebrates after scoring a touchdown with tackle Corey Hilliard #78 against the Cleveland Browns at FirstEnergy Stadium on October 13, 2013 in Cleveland, Ohio.  (Photo by Matt Sullivan/Getty Images)

Stoney: Lions 2013 Draft Was Awesome

The word excellence is usually not used when describing the draft acumen of the Detroit Lions.

97.1 The Ticket–11/14/2013

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Stoney And Bill Meet The Hooters Calendar Girl

Friday November 8th will be a day Stoney and Bill will remember for a long time.

11/08/2013

CHICAGO, IL - NOVEMBER 06: Brandon Bollig #52 of the Chicago Blackhawks checks Adam Pardy #2 of the Winnipeg Jets through the glass at the United Center on November 6, 2013 in Chicago, Illinois. The Blackhawks defeated the Jets 4-1. (Photo by Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

Stoney Went To A Hockey Game And Got To Wear A Helmet

We take you to Chicago for a game between the Blackhawks and Winnipeg.

97.1 The Ticket–11/07/2013

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Happy Tuesday Hotness With Jimena Ochoa

If you gaze at the sky and see nothing but grey clouds, here is something to cheer you up.

97.1 The Ticket–11/05/2013

(Photo by Rick Stewart/Getty Images)

Where Is The Outrage Over The Red Sox Celebration? [BLOG]

Remember back in 1984, the crap Detroit took for the way a certain segment of fans celebrated the Tigers World Series title?

97.1 The Ticket–11/01/2013

ATLANTA, GA - APRIL 08: Nik Stauskas #11 of the Michigan Wolverines reacts in the first half against Tim Henderson #15 of the Louisville Cardinals during the 2013 NCAA Men's Final Four Championship at the Georgia Dome on April 8, 2013 in Atlanta, Georgia. (Photo by Andy Lyons/Getty Images)

The Nik Stauskas Story [VIDEO]

Michigan sophomore basketball player Nik Stauskas has been chasing his basketball dream ever since he was a young boy.

97.1 The Ticket–10/30/2013

Niklas Kronwall #55 of the Detroit Red Wings lays on the ice after being hit by Cody McLeod #55 of the Colorado Avalanche at Pepsi Center on October 17, 2013 in Denver, Colorado. Kronwall was taken off the ice on a backboard and McLeod was charged with penalties for boarding and game misconduct in the first period. (Photo by Doug Pensinger/Getty Images)

Two Points Of View On Kronwall Getting Hurt

Thursday night’s Wings 4-2 win over the Avs in Denver featured a very scary moment …

97.1 The Ticket–10/18/2013

BALCLUTHA, NEW ZEALAND - OCTOBER 16: Andrew Hore of the All Blacks lends advice to young rugby players during a New Zealand All Blacks coaching clinic on October 16, 2013 in Balclutha, New Zealand. (Photo by Phil Walter/Getty Images)

Rugby Brawl Russian Style

The saying goes,”It takes leather balls to play rugby.

97.1 The Ticket–10/16/2013

SAN DIEGO, CA - JUNE 01: BMX riders perform at the Sonic Generations Of Skate at Clairemont Skatepark on June 1, 2013 in San Diego, California. (Photo by Robert Benson/Getty Images for SEGA)

Do Not Try This On Your Schwinn

Attention all you bikers and mountain bikers.

97.1 The Ticket–10/16/2013

STARKVILLE, MS - OCTOBER 05: Les Miles, head coach of the LSU Tigers, sings the alma mater with his players following a game against the Mississippi State Bulldogs at Davis Wade Stadium on October 5, 2013 in Starkville, Mississippi. LSU won the game 59-26. (Photo by Stacy Revere/Getty Images)

The Mad Hatter Educates The World On Columbus Day

LSU head football coach Les Miles is certainly a good football coach, but he is also a whack job.

97.1 The Ticket–10/16/2013

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