h) Terry Foster

terryfoster h) Terry FosterBorn in Detroit, Foster started his Detroit professional career in 1982 as the high school writer with The Detroit Free Press. From 1988-1994, he was the Pistons beat writer for The Detroit News during the Bad Boys era. He also covered Michigan Football, golf, tennis and auto racing. Foster has covered several Super Bowls, World Series, NBA Finals, Stanley Cup Finals and the Olympics in Atlanta and Italy. Foster has also been an on-air radio contributor in Detroit and worked at The Detroit Free Press and the Grand Rapids Press. Foster is a sports columnist for the Detroit News and writes often on the Detroit Lions and Detroit Pistons. He is in the process of launching a sports television Internet network on foobtoob.com and will host a show with broadcast partner Mike Valenti and Free Press columnist Drew Sharp. Foster is a journalism graduate from Central Michigan University. A little know fact about Terry… he once was a bartender and short order cook at the legendary Lindell A.C. in downtown Detroit. He resides in West Bloomfield with his wife Adrienne, daughter Celine and son Brandon.

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Demonstrators march through the Wynwood neighborhood as they protest police abuse on December 7, 2014 in Miami, Florida. The protest was one of many that have take place nationwide after grand juries investigating the deaths of Michal Brown in Ferguson, Missouri and Eric Garner in New York failed to indict the police officers involved in both incidents (Photo by Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

Terry Foster: ‘If Eric Garner Were White He Would Be Alive Today’ [OPINION]

The life of black males is not as valued. You can see it on the video tape when Garner was choked out.

97.1 The Ticket–12/08/2014

EAST LANSING, MI - OCTOBER 04: Jeremy Langford #33 of the Michigan State Spartans runs for a second-quarter touchdown against Josh Mitchell #5 of the Nebraska Cornhuskers at Spartan Stadium on October 4, 2014 in East Lansing, Michigan. (Photo by Gregory Shamus/Getty Images)

Foster: Michigan State Must Focus Or Could Risk The Unthinkable, Even Against Michigan

No one believes Michigan can beat MSU, including the Spartans, and it is a rivalry. MSU is stronger, more physical and better equipped to win that game. But it is also a game where I could see them pound Michigan early and let off the gas.

97.1 The Ticket–10/07/2014

GREEN BAY, WI - NOVEMBER 04: Aaron Rodgers #12 of the Green Bay Packers returns to the field after a colar bone injury which occurred in the first half of the game against the Chicago Bears during the game at Lambeau Field on November 04, 2013 in Green Bay, Wisconsin. (Photo by Mike McGinnis/Getty Images)

Terry Foster: Lions Now Have The Advantage In The NFC North

Chicago Bears quarterback Jay Cutler watched the Monday Night football game from the sidelines. That was expected.

97.1 The Ticket–11/05/2013


Terry Foster: How Can Fans Complain About Beer Prices?

People complain about $8 and $10 beers. But they still buy them.

97.1 The Ticket–09/12/2013

Ex-Tigers star Denny McLain - 2006. (credit: Getty Images) FILE

Denny McLain Says Verlander’s In Decline: ‘We All Get Old’

“He has hit a wall,” McLain said. “You don’t get much better after ages 31 or 32. I can’t name very many that have unless you are Roger Clemens who shot that stuff in his arm.”

97.1 The Ticket–08/28/2013

NEW YORK, NY - AUGUST 25: Miguel Cabrera #24 of the Detroit Tigers follows through on a first inning two run home run as Travis d'Arnaud #15 of the New York Mets looks on at Citi Field on August 25, 2013 in the Flushing neighborhood of the Queens borough of New York City. (Photo by Jim McIsaac/Getty Images)

Foster: Miguel Cabrera Should Keep On Playing

People want to know if the Tigers should try to rest slugger Miguel Cabrera and his assortment of injuries or try to get home field advantage throughout the playoffs.

97.1 The Ticket–08/26/2013

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Foster: Who Is Detroit’s Best All-Time Athlete?

We’ve talked a lot lately about who is Detroit’s best All-Time Athlete.

97.1 The Ticket–08/20/2013

DETROIT, MI - AUGUST 09: Calvin Johnson #81 of the Detroit Lions warms up prior to the start of the pre-season game against the New York Jets at Ford Field on August 9, 2013 in Detroit, Michigan. (Photo by Leon Halip/Getty Images)

Terry Foster: Lions Could Do Real Damage In 2013 With Help From Kickalicious

The guy is going to tear a hole through the Ford Field roof someday. His development is important because the Lions have had a gong show over the years at punter.

97.1 The Ticket–08/14/2013


Terry Foster: Rhonda Walker Foundation [BLOG]

WDIV news anchor Rhonda Walker is more than just a pretty face on television.

97.1 The Ticket–07/24/2013

Matthew Stafford of the Detroit Lions warms up prior to the start of the game.(Photo by Leon Halip/Getty Images) FILE

Terry Foster Wants To Know If Matthew Stafford Is Worth The Money?

I do not believe Lions quarterback Matthew Stafford is worth $15 million a year.

97.1 The Ticket–07/09/2013

Visitors take photographs in front of the Royal Caribbean Mariner of the Seas cruise ship on its first visit in Shanghai on June 18, 2013. Foreign direct investment (FDI) into China rose during the first five months of this year, the government announced, paced by strong increases from the European Union and United States. AFP PHOTO/Peter PARKS (Photo credit should read PETER PARKS/AFP/Getty Images)

Terry Foster: ‘Valenti Would Hate Being On A Cruise’

I took the family on a cruise last week and we had the time of our lives.

97.1 The Ticket–07/02/2013

DPD Tactical Ops CO Renee Hall addresses 22 new DPD Officers -at the funeral of Charles Armour. (WWJ Photo/Mike Campbell)

Where To Put The Wayne County Jail

The other day I drove through old neighborhoods on Detroit’s east side.

97.1 The Ticket–06/19/2013

FORT LAUDERDALE, FL - JANUARY 06: Notre Dame Fighting Irish head coach Brian Kelly spreaks with members of the media during the Discover BCS National Championship Head Coaches Press Conference on January 6, 2013 in Fort Lauderdale, Florida. (Photo by Mike Ehrmann/Getty Images)

Are The Lions Looking At Brian Kelly?

Rumors of the Lions possibly being interested in Notre Dame coach Brian Kelly came out within minutes of Bill Ford Jr’s less than rousing endorsement of coach Jim Schwartz.

97.1 The Ticket–06/05/2013

DETROIT, MI - MAY 23: Jimmy Howard #35 of the Detroit Red Wings acknowledges fans after being names the first star of the game after defeating the Chicago Blackhawks 2-0 in Game Four of the Western Conference Semifinals during the 2013 NHL Stanley Cup Playoffs at Joe Louis Arena on May 23, 2013 in Detroit, Michigan. Detroit leads the series 2-0. (Photo by Gregory Shamus/Getty Images)

The Pressure Is On The Blackhawks

The Red Wings and Chicago Blackhawks play Game 7 of the Eastern Conference semifinals tonight at the United Center and people will be giving their predictions right up until faceoff.

97.1 The Ticket–05/29/2013

Volunteers help clean out Jean McAdams' mobile home after it was overturned by a tornado May 20, 2013 near Shawnee, Oklahoma. A series of tornados moved across central Oklahoma May 19, killing two people and injuring at least 21. (Credit: Brett Deering/Getty Images)

Terry Foster: Deaths Of Oklahoma Children Heartwrenching

An adult is to never bury their children. It is supposed to be the other way around.

97.1 The Ticket–05/21/2013

ARLINGTON, TX - MAY 16: Justin Verlander #35 of the Detroit Tigers throws against the Texas Rangers in the first inning at Rangers Ballpark in Arlington on May 16, 2013 in Arlington, Texas. (Photo by Rick Yeatts/Getty Images)

What’s Wrong With Justin Verlander?

It is time to talk about the white elephant in the room.

97.1 The Ticket–05/17/2013

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Terry Foster Book Signings Update

Ever since joining 971 FM The Ticket I’ve had a wonderful relationship with Buffalo Wild Wings which has been sponsor on the program and even got me on a billboard during a recent campaign.

97.1 The Ticket–05/16/2013

CHICAGO, IL - MAY 15: Michal Handzus #26 and Michal Rozsival #32 of the Chicago Blackhawks mix it up with Daniel Cleary #11 and Gustav Nyquist #14 of the Detroit Red Wings as Niklas Hjalmarsson #4 watches in Game One of the Western Conference Semifinals during the 2013 NHL Stanley Cup Playoffs at the United Center on May 15, 2013 in Chicago, Illinois. (Photo by Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

Terry Foster: The Blackhawks Are Better

I love some Red Wings fans. They crushed me because I picked the Chicago Blackhawks to defeat the Red Wings in six games during hopefully the team’s final Western Conference semifinal in history.

97.1 The Ticket–05/16/2013

TULSA, OK - MARCH 18: Head coach Greg Kampe of the Oakland Golden Grizzlies speaks with a referee during their game against the Texas Longhorns during the second round of the 2011 NCAA men's basketball tournament at BOK Center on March 18, 2011 in Tulsa, Oklahoma. (Photo by Tom Pennington/Getty Images)

Terry Foster Round-Up: News And A Joke At The Same Time

This one slid under the radar but Oakland University joins the Horizon League and will now play the University of Detroit Titans twice.

97.1 The Ticket–05/09/2013

Nick Fairley #98 of the Detroit Lions reacts after a fumble in the second quarter by Drew Brees #9 of the New Orleans Saints in the during their 2012 NFC Wild Card Playoff game at Mercedes-Benz Superdome on January 7, 2012 in New Orleans, Louisiana. (Photo by Kevin C. Cox/Getty Images)

Nick Fairley Is Excited And Ready To Go

Lions defensive tackle Nick Fairley says he is a big kid that loves to have fun in the sun and play.

97.1 The Ticket–05/07/2013

LEXINGTON, KY - SEPTEMBER 10: Dan Enos the head coach of the Central Michigan Chipewas takes in the action during the game against the Kentucky Wildcats at Commonwealth Stadium on September 10, 2011 in Lexington, Kentucky. (Photo by Andy Lyons/Getty Images)

Dan Enos Thought He Got Drafted When Eric Fisher’s Name Was Called

Central Michigan football coach Dan Enos watched his phone explode when offensive lineman Eric Fisher was selected first in the NFL Draft last week by the Kansas City Chiefs.

97.1 The Ticket–05/02/2013

ANAHEIM, CA - APRIL 20: Miguel Cabrera #24 of the Detroit Tigers tosses his bat after he struck out swinging in the first inning for the third out against the Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim during the MLB game at Angel Stadium of Anaheim on April 20, 2013 in Anaheim, California. The Angels defeated the Tigers 10-0. (Photo by Victor Decolongon/Getty Images)

Terry Foster: Will The Real Detroit Tigers Please Stand Up

A guy has been emailing me for the past two weeks and he only wants me to do one thing.

97.1 The Ticket–04/22/2013

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Tom Izzo Or Bill Laimbeer To Coach The Pistons?

Let’s say the Pistons job came down to a two horse race and President Joe Dumars was deciding between his former Bad Boys teammate or one of the best coaches in the United States.

97.1 The Ticket–04/19/2013

ATLANTA, GA - APRIL 06: Tim Hardaway Jr. #10 of the Michigan Wolverines celebrates the Wolverines 61-56 victory against the Syracuse Orange during the 2013 NCAA Men's Final Four Semifinal at the Georgia Dome on April 6, 2013 in Atlanta, Georgia. (Photo by Streeter Lecka/Getty Images)

Terry Foster: Tim Hardaway Jr. Going Pro Is The Right Move

Big mistake. That is what I keep hearing from Michigan fans with the announcement that Tim Hardaway Jr. is leaving the school and entering his name in the NBA draft.

97.1 The Ticket–04/17/2013

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Terry Foster’s Book Tour

Here are upcoming book signings for my book: 100 Things Tiger Fans Should Know and Do Before They Die.

97.1 The Ticket–04/17/2013

OAKLAND, CA - APRIL 13: Prince Fielder #28 of the Detroit Tigers is congratulated by Alex Avila #13 after Fielder hit a solo home run against the Oakland Athletics in the fouth inning at O.co Coliseum on April 13, 2013 in Oakland, California. (Photo by Thearon W. Henderson/Getty Images)

Could Prince Fielder Be An MVP?

Tigers first baseman Prince Fielder is hot as a fire cracker. He is hitting home runs.

97.1 The Ticket–04/16/2013

DETROIT, MI - APRIL 06: Prince Fielder #28 and Al Alburquerque #62 of the Detroit Tigers look to the first base umpire for a call against the New York Yankees at Comerica Park on April 6, 2013 in Detroit, Michigan. (Photo by Dave Reginek/Getty Images)

What Makes A Great Baseball Bar?

That question came up as Tiger fans flock to downtown to watch the Tigers.

97.1 The Ticket–04/10/2013

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Should Chris Webber Attend Michigan’s National Title Game?

There has been a lot of speculation whether former Michigan forward Chris Webber will show up for tonight’s National Championship game between Michigan and Louisville.

97.1 The Ticket–04/08/2013

ARLINGTON, TX - MARCH 31: Mitch McGary #4 of the Michigan Wolverines reacts in the first half against the Florida Gators during the South Regional Round Final of the 2013 NCAA Men's Basketball Tournament at Dallas Cowboys Stadium on March 31, 2013 in Arlington, Texas. (Photo by Tom Pennington/Getty Images)

Could Mitch McGary Be The Next Michigan Tight End?

It’s fourth and ten at the Ohio State 15 yard line. Michigan trails the dreaded Buckeyes 17-13 in a nail biter at Michigan Stadium.

97.1 The Ticket–04/04/2013

AUBURN HILLS, MI - MARCH 21: Mitch McGary #4 of the Michigan Wolverines attempts to pass the ball before going out of bounds against the South Dakota State Jackrabbits during the second round of the 2013 NCAA Men's Basketball Tournament at at The Palace of Auburn Hills on March 21, 2013 in Auburn Hills, Michigan. (Photo by Gregory Shamus/Getty Images)

Mitch McGary Is Michigan’s Difference Maker

Every step of the way I’ve screamed that Mitch McGary needs to be the difference for Michigan to conquer and advance.

97.1 The Ticket–04/01/2013


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