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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BOSTON, MA - OCTOBER 12: Miguel Cabrera #24 of the Detroit Tigers reacts after Mike Napoli #12 of the Boston Red Sox struck out during Game One of the American League Championship Series at Fenway Park on October 12, 2013 in Boston, Massachusetts. (Photo by Jim Rogash/Getty Images)

Does Miguel Cabrera Commercial Take Shot At Peralta?

Miguel Cabrera stars in the new well done television commercial for Chrysler.

97.1 The Ticket–10/15/2013

Detroit Pistons v San Antonio Spurs

Spurs Coach Compares Congress To Little Children

San Antonio Spurs head coach Gregg Popovich is one of the greatest coaches in sports history.

97.1 The Ticket–10/15/2013

STATE COLLEGE, PA - OCTOBER 12: Penn State Nittany Lions cheer against the Michigan Wolverines during the game on October 12, 2013 at Beaver Stadium in State College, Pennsylvania. (Photo by Justin K. Aller/Getty Images)

The Penn State Perspective On The Michigan Game

Michigan fans are still feeling the pain of Saturday’s loss to Penn State, where they gave the game away to the Nittany Lions.

97.1 The Ticket–10/14/2013

SUNRISE, FL - OCTOBER 13: Linesman Jonny Murray #95 holds a puck in preparation of a face-off between the Florida Panthers and the Los Angeles Kings at the BB&T Center on October 13, 2013 in Sunrise, Florida. The Kings defeated the Panthers 3-0. (Photo by Joel Auerbach/Getty Images)

Chicks Can Goon It Up Too [VIDEO]

When the USA and Canada face off against each other on the ice, the action is usually pretty intense and that even holds true for the women.

97.1 The Ticket–10/14/2013

SAN JOSE, CA - OCTOBER 08: Tomas Hertl #48 of the San Jose Sharks is congratulated by teammates after he scored his third goal of the game against the New York Rangers during the third period at SAP Center on October 8, 2013 in San Jose, California. The Sharks won the game 9-2. (Photo by Thearon W. Henderson/Getty Images)

Welcome To The NHL Tomas Hertl

Who is Tomas Hertl? Well until Tuesday night, I am sure most people outside of San Jose or the Czech Republic had no clue.

97.1 The Ticket–10/09/2013

CHICAGO, IL - SEPTEMBER 9: Manager Jim Leyland #10 (L) and Miguel Cabrera #24 of the Detroit Tigers (R) argue with home plate umpire Brian Gorman #9 after Cabrera was ejected during the first inning against the Chicago White Sox at U.S. Cellular Field on September 9, 2013 in Chicago, Illinois. Leyland was also ejected. (Photo by Brian Kersey/Getty Images)

The NY Times Gets Jiggy With Miggy

Many Detroit sports fans get preoccupied with how the national media portrays our athletes.

97.1 The Ticket–10/04/2013

Sports Illustrated Celebrates SI Swimsuit 2013 With A Star-Studded Kickoff Event At NYC's Crimson

Katherine Webb Makes Eating Burgers Hot

After seeing her new commercial for Carls Jr, I doubt she will be in obscurity again.

97.1 The Ticket–09/30/2013

GLENDALE, AZ - SEPTEMBER 15: Running back Reggie Bush #21 of the Detroit Lions watches from the sidelines during the NFL game against the Arizona Cardinals at the University of Phoenix Stadium on September 15, 2013 in Glendale, Arizona. The Carindals defeated the Lions 25-21. (Photo by Christian Petersen/Getty Images)

The Ladies Love Reggie Bush’s New Commercial

Reggie Bush’s television commercial for the Sony Xperia Z has turned a lot of heads, especially those from the female gender.

97.1 The Ticket–09/18/2013

SAN FRANCISCO - 2006: P.J. Fleck of the San Francisco 49ers poses for his 2006 NFL headshot at photo day in San Francisco, California. (Photo by Getty Images)

Western Michigan Football Starting Bizarre Traditions

New Western Michigan coach P.J. Fleck obviously has a good sense of humor.

97.1 The Ticket–09/05/2013

AUBURN HILLS, MI - APRIL 15:  Andre Drummond #1 of the Detroit Pistons poses for a photo during the game between the Detroit Pistons and the Philadelphia 76ers on April 15, 2013 at The Palace of Auburn Hills in Auburn Hills, Michigan. 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 Allen Einstein/NBAE via Getty Images)

Andre Drummond’s Twitter Romance Becomes Real

I know many of you know that Pistons center Andre Drummond had a crush on Jennette McCurdy,who played the part of Sam in the Nickelodeon show “I CARLY”.

97.1 The Ticket–09/04/2013

Miguel Cabrera #24 of the Detroit Tigers gets ready to bat during the first inning of the game against the Minnesota Twins at Comerica Park on August 21, 2013 in Detroit, Michigan. (Photo by Leon Halip/Getty Images)

The Miggy Mash: Slam It, Or Jam It?

A listener sent us his rendition of “The Miggy Mash” …

97.1 The Ticket–09/02/2013

LAS VEGAS, NV - MARCH 13: An Oregon State Beavers cheerleader performs during the first round of the Pac 12 Tournament at the MGM Grand Garden Arena on March 13, 2013 in Las Vegas, Nevada. (Photo by Jeff Gross/Getty Images)

Oregon State Cheerleaders Do The Chainsaw

We love our college cheerleaders, No doubt about it.

97.1 The Ticket–08/29/2013

INDIANAPOLIS - NOVEMBER 15:  Junior Seau #55 of the New England Patriots looks on warm ups before the game against the Indianapolis Colts at Lucas Oil Stadium on November 15, 2009 in Indianapolis, Indiana.  (Photo by Jamie Squire/Getty Images)

Did Lifestyle — Not Concussion — Lead To Death Of Junior Seau?

Football is a rough game. Football is a dangerous game, but is football a deadly game?

97.1 The Ticket–08/21/2013

LOS ANGELES, CA - DECEMBER 11:  Actress Olivia Munn arrives at Spike TV's "2010 Video Game Awards" held at the LA Convention Center on December 11, 2010 in Los Angeles, California.  (Photo by Christopher Polk/Getty Images)

Swing Danger For Olivia Munn

The star of “The Newsroom” had a little bit of an accident, while swinging on her homemade swing.

97.1 The Ticket–08/20/2013

Bryan Cranston, star of the television series "Breaking Bad,"(ROBYN BECK/AFP/Getty Images)  FILE.

Walter White Meets Frank Sinatra

The season premier of the television show “Breaking Bad” doubled its ratings from last year.

97.1 The Ticket–08/13/2013

Tom Brady #12 of the New England Patriots calls out the play. (Photo by Elsa/Getty Images) FILE

Tom Brady Has Eyes For Another Woman

OK, the headline is a bit misleading.

97.1 The Ticket–08/13/2013

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You Can Hate The Irish, But Like The Uniforms

I think it’s fair for me to say that the sports team I dislike the most is the Dallas Cowboys.

97.1 The Ticket–08/05/2013

(Photo by Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images)

Tom Emanski Goes Kickball

If you are over the age of 30 and are a sports fan you probably remember seeing the Tom Emanski instructional baseball video commercials.

97.1 The Ticket–08/01/2013

DENVER, CO - JULY 22: Relief pitcher Chad Qualls #50 of the Miami Marlins delivers to home plate during the eighth inning against the Colorado Rockies at Coors Field on July 22, 2013 in Denver, Colorado. The Marlins defeated the Rockies 3-1. (Photo by Justin Edmonds/Getty Images)

Marlins’ Qualls Tries Fist Pump, Trips And Falls

Giving the good old fist pump has become pretty routine these days.

97.1 The Ticket–07/31/2013

ALLEN PARK, MI - MAY 10: Detroit Lions hold their first day of Rookie Camp on May 10, 2013 in Allen Park, Michigan. (Photo by Leon Halip/Getty Images)

Looking Ahead To The Lions’ NFL Schedule In 2014 [BLOG]

The NFL released its schedule rotation on Tuesday.

97.1 The Ticket–07/23/2013

Spiderman

Kids, Don’t Try This Spiderman Impression At Home [BLOG]

Maybe this guy wants to be Spiderman when he grows up

97.1 The Ticket–07/23/2013

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Badminton Bad Boys [BLOG]

Badminton is not exactly known as a contact sport or one that leads to violent behavior.

97.1 The Ticket–07/22/2013

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Can You Canoe?

Next week the canoe world descends on Northern Michigan for the 66th AuSable River Canoe Marathon.

97.1 The Ticket–07/19/2013

PHILADELPHIA, PA - DECEMBER 10:  Andre Drummond #1 of the Detroit Pistons handles the ball against the Philadelphia 76ers on December 10, 2012 at the Wells Fargo Center in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. 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 2012 NBAE (Photo by Jesse D. Garrabrant/NBAE via Getty Images)

Best Game Of Horse Ever

We have all played HORSE in our driveways or gyms in the past, but I guarantee you will never see a game of HORSE like this.

97.1 The Ticket–07/19/2013

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How High Can An Impala Antelope Jump? [BLOG]

Check out what happens here and marvel at how high the impalas can jump.

97.1 The Ticket–07/12/2013

ATLANTA, GA - DECEMBER 26:  Josh Smith #5 of the Atlanta Hawks poses for a photo after the game against the Detroit Pistons on December 26, 2012 at Philips Arena in Atlanta, Georgia.  Copyright 2012 NBAE (Photo by Scott Cunningham/NBAE via Getty Images)

Josh Smith Addresses ‘Lazy’ Play, Says ‘We’re A Playoff Team Right Now’

On his reputation for sometimes “lazy play,” Smith said, “Basketball is a game of imperfection.”

97.1 The Ticket–07/11/2013

SYDNEY, AUSTRALIA - JUNE 09: Ashley Salerno of the Western Conference 'QLD Reds' is tackled by Theresa Petruziello of the Eastern Conference 'NSW Blues' during game two of the All-Star Lingerie Football League tour at Allphones Arena on June 9, 2012 in Sydney, Australia. (Photo by Mark Kolbe/Getty Images)

Stoney: Can The Lions Sign Ashley Salerno?

The name is Ashley Salerno, not Ashlee Palmer, but it’s possible that Salerno hits just as hard as the Lions linebacker.

97.1 The Ticket–07/03/2013

BOSTON, MA - JUNE 24: (L-R) Viktor Stalberg #25, Niklas Hjalmarsson #4, Marcus Kruger #16 and Johnny Oduya #27 of the Chicago Blackhawks celebrate with the Stanley Cup after Game Six of the 2013 NHL Stanley Cup Final at TD Garden on June 24, 2013 in Boston, Massachusetts. The Chicago Blackhawks defeated the Boston Bruins 3-2 to win the Stanley Cup. (Photo by Bruce Bennett/Getty Images)

Finnish Announcer’s Call Game Six Of The Stanley Cup Finals

It may be a personality quirk, but I enjoy hearing foreign announcers going crazy during North American sporting events.

97.1 The Ticket–07/02/2013

TORONTO, CANADA - JULY 1: Prince Fielder #28 of the Detroit Tigers is congratulated by third base coach Tom Brookens #61 after hitting a solo home run in the third inning during MLB game action against the Toronto Blue Jays on July 1, 2013 at Rogers Centre in Toronto, Ontario, Canada. (Photo by Tom Szczerbowski/Getty Images) *** Local Caption *** Prince Fielder; Tom Brookens

Will The Tigers Be In Or Out

The Tigers are officially at the halfway point of the 2013 season.

97.1 The Ticket–07/02/2013

HOUSTON - JUNE 17:  Jesse Crain #26 of the Chicago White Sox pitches against the Houston Astros at Minute Maid Park on June 17, 2013 in Houston, Texas.  (Photo by Bob Levey/Getty Images)

Your Move Mr. Dombrowski [BLOG]

The Detroit Tigers need help and not just in the bullpen.

97.1 The Ticket–07/01/2013

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