g) Mike Valenti

mike valenti g) Mike ValentiValenti moved to Michigan at 17 and never looked back. A graduate of Michigan State University, Valenti has been a force in the Detroit market since hitting the airwaves 5 years ago. Opinionated, knowledgeable, and always self deprecating, Valenti is the fans voice.

Other basics, Mike is the resident sports geek, watching more sports than anyone and never apologizing for it. When he’s not spinning the dish, Valenti is an avid cook, reader, and beer aficionado.

Mike currently lives in Royal Oak and is frequently seen downtown not only at sporting events but just hanging out in the D.

Quick Hits

• Holds best Spartan tailgate each college football Saturday.
• Has a fear of children…could also be described as disdain.
• Loves English Bulldogs.
• Reads all emails, no exceptions.
• Avid traveler visits at least 4 new cities a year, usually leaves country at least once.

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Mike Valenti’s Wednesday Watchers 10-17-12

Last week Mike Valenti went 3-2 with his weekend football predictions, saying “We can hold our head a little higher, back-to-back winning weeks.”

97.1 The Ticket–10/17/2012

FIFA 13 Review: Fist Pumps Are International

You either get it or you don’t.

97.1 The Ticket–10/09/2012

Roushar Redux

I’m keeping this short. Most of you know my disdain for MSU Offensive Coordinator Dan Roushar.

97.1 The Ticket–10/05/2012

Mike Valenti’s Wednesday Watchers 9-26-12

Last week Mike went 2-3 with his picks. Mike is 7-13 for the season.

97.1 The Ticket–09/26/2012

Mike Valenti’s Wednesday Watchers 9-19-12

Mike Valenti said: “I’m sure MSU’s offense isn’t capable of scoring over 40.”

97.1 The Ticket–09/19/2012

Mike Valenti Reviews Madden 13

Ah, Madden. The Franchise title for the ages. The cornerstone of all sports gaming.

97.1 The Ticket–09/07/2012

Valenti Takes On Fantasy Football Strategies

“It’s all about give me the most impactful guys, but it has to be in the right spots,” Mike Valenti said.

97.1 The Ticket–08/29/2012

Fantasy Football Rookie Edition: Who’s Got Luck?

“Who’s more ready to play right now? Who’s more ready to call an offense?” Mike Valenti said about his fantasy football pick. ‘Who’s used to that? It’s Luck … You can play Luck this year.”

97.1 The Ticket–08/28/2012

Valenti And Foster: One-On-One With Matthew Stafford

Mike Valenti and Terry Foster went head-to-head with Detroit Lions starting quarterback Matthew Stafford on Monday.

97.1 The Ticket–08/27/2012

Valenti Predicts Green Bay’s Nelson Is A ‘Bust’

Valenti said Nelson will get “8 to 10 touchdowns” this year.

97.1 The Ticket–08/27/2012

Mike Valenti’s Fantasy Football Picks

Mike Valenti, host of the Valenti & Foster show, and a fantasy fanatic broke down his fantasy draft list for those in attendance at the Fantasy Football Convention at Fifth Avenue in Royal Oak. Here it is.

97.1 The Ticket–08/25/2012

Mike Valenti’s Take On The Ben Gordon Trade

Simple, no frills, here we go…

97.1 The Ticket–06/27/2012

Hopes, Dreams And Reality…

THE DREAM: Feeling pressure from owner Tom Gores and fans Joe Dumars makes a bold, costly and certainly risky move by trading into the Top 4 to get Kentucky SF Michael Kidd-Gilchrist.

97.1 The Ticket–06/20/2012

Villanueva Plays The Blame Game

I’ll keep this short and sweet; I don’t like Charlie Villanueva on twitter, on the court or in a Pistons uniform.

97.1 The Ticket–06/13/2012

Lions President Tom Lewand: “Suspensions Are Likely … “

“There has to be accountability, there will be accountability,” said Detroit Lions’ Tom Lewand.

97.1 The Ticket–06/12/2012

Mike Valenti Plays The Blame Game

Well today ought to be fun. The Tigers lose again to the hapless Mariners and there are several people who can play fall guy. Perfect. Take it away Terry…

97.1 The Ticket–05/08/2012

Totally Clueless Lions Draft Preview

Simply put anyone who tells you they know who the Lions will select is a liar.

97.1 The Ticket–04/26/2012

Mike Valenti: Game 4 Previews Red Wings Of 2013

As far as tonight deciding the future of the Wings it’s very simple. Lose and this series is likely over. That would be three straight early playoff exits and full 4-years since hoisting the Cup. In other words, it’s over.

97.1 The Ticket–04/17/2012

Mike Valenti: “I Want Blood”

I want blood. I know, I know, “That won’t happen Valenti, Wings don’t and won’t do it” but I don’t care!

97.1 The Ticket–04/13/2012

Truly Awful: A Blog By Mike Valenti

So what do we do with Anthony Davis? What is he? Where will he play? What does he project into? It’s not nearly as simple as many believe. Let’s have a chat.

97.1 The Ticket–04/03/2012

Mike Valenti’s Fantasy Baseball Sleepers

I know you’ve all waiting for this…or not. Here are some simple assumptions for this blog.

97.1 The Ticket–03/28/2012

What Do You Think Of Valenti’s Seat At The Breslin?

Mike Valenti went to the Michigan State vs. Ohio State this past Saturday and didn’t have the best seat in the house.

97.1 The Ticket–03/07/2012

Mike Valenti’s Recipe For Buffalo Chicken Dip

Today Doug Karsch committed a sin. Douglas admitted he had never tried Buffalo Chicken Dip for the Super Bowl or any other sports party.

97.1 The Ticket–02/02/2012

Mike Valenti: Sometimes Simplicity Is Best (Update)

Matt Dery’s sources tell him that the Pistons have not offered Stuckey “Mike Conley” money.

97.1 The Ticket–12/14/2011

Mike Valenti: The BCS Is Nothing More Than A Corrupt Money Machine

Not gonna lie. I’m salty. It’s Monday and I’m in an anti-BCS mood.

97.1 The Ticket–11/21/2011

Recap: Live Chat With Mike Valenti

Mike Valenti from the Valenti and Foster show blogged with Detroit sports fans Tuesday. Here’s a recap.

97.1 The Ticket–11/01/2011

Mike Valenti And Marcus Ray Talk Michigan/Michigan State

Earlier this week Marcus Ray talked to the Detroit News about his hate for Michigan State and he doesn’t respect the program.

97.1 The Ticket–10/14/2011

Mike Valenti: Rivalry Chatter

“Man screw you Valenti” or “LIES ALL LIES YOU LOVE THIS!!!!!!”
The simple answer is, I used to love it. I used to live and die by it. In many ways this rivalry ran my sporting life.

97.1 The Ticket–10/09/2011

Wednesday Watchers: Titanic Edition 9-21-11

How does the song go? “I’m sorry…so sorry. That I made your life a mess and I’m being such a pest…I’m sorry.”

97.1 The Ticket–09/21/2011

Valenti Live Chat Recap

Mike Valenti of the Valenti & Foster show held a live chat with Detroit sports fans at 12:30 p.m. Tuesday. Here’s a recap:

97.1 The Ticket–09/20/2011

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