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.

(Photo by Layne Murdoch/Getty Images)

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

LONDON, ENGLAND - SEPTEMBER 27: Rugby players Alex Goode and Brad Barritt are seen playing computer games at the FIFA 13 launch party at The Mayfair Hotel on September 27, 2012 in London, England. (Photo by Danny Martindale/Getty Images)

FIFA 13 Review: Fist Pumps Are International

You either get it or you don’t.

97.1 The Ticket–10/09/2012

EAST LANSING, MI - SEPTEMBER 29: A Michigan State helmet sits on the sideline during a game against the Ohio State Buckeyes at Spartan Stadium on September 29, 2012 in East Lansing, Michigan. Ohio State won the game 17-16. (Photo by Gregory Shamus/Getty Images)

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

PALO ALTO, CA - SEPTEMBER 15: Dion Bailey #18 and Jawanza Starling #29 of the USC Trojans break up a pass intended for Zach Ertz #86 of the Stanford Cardinal at Stanford Stadium on September 15, 2012 in Palo Alto, California. (Photo by Ezra Shaw/Getty Images)

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

TUCSON, AZ - SEPTEMBER 08: Head coach Rich Rodriguez of the Arizona Wildcats walks off the field with his son, Rhett, and daughter, Raquel, after defeating the Oklahoma State Cowboys 59-38 in the college football game at Arizona Stadium on September 8, 2012 in Tucson, Arizona. (Photo by Christian Petersen/Getty Images)

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

LOS ANGELES, CA - JUNE 04: NFL Hall of Fame quarterback Joe Montana (L) plays the new EA Sports Madden 13 game as EA Sports as Executive Vice President, EA Sports Andrew Wilson looks after announcing all-new Kinect voice functionality for the new EA Sports games during the Microsoft Xbox press conference at the Electronic Entertainment Expo at the Galen Center on June 4, 2012 in Los Angeles, California. Thousands are expected to attend the annual three-day convention to see the latest games and announcements from the gaming industry. (Photo by Kevork Djansezian/Getty Images)

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

Philadelphia Eagles v Detroit Lions

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

Andrew Luck won the Maxwell Award and the Walter Camp Award as part of the Stanford Cardinal. He led his team to an 11-2 record in 2011 and a berth in the Fiesta Bowl. (Photo by Joe Robbins/Getty Images)

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

Detroit Lions quarterback Matthew Stafford. (Getty images/Gregory Shamus)

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

Detroit Lions v Green Bay Packers

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

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