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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Terry Foster’s New Book

Did you know the Tigers had players named Hooks, Moose and Wahoo? Do you know that Curt Flood was not the first free agent ever?

97.1 The Ticket–03/29/2013

Did Cliff Avril Leave Detroit On Bad Terms?

It would be nice if your old boss called you if you left your job.

97.1 The Ticket–03/26/2013

Check It Out: Terry Foster’s ‘Sweet’ Suite In Vegas

“I think these sheets have like 1,000 threads per square inch,” Foster said, noting that, of course, he’s been the only occupant of the bedroom on this trip.

97.1 The Ticket–03/22/2013

Valenti And Foster Mediocre Nice Guy Hall Of Fame

We love our professional athletes in Detroit even if they are mediocre.

97.1 The Ticket–02/20/2013

Terry Foster: “Back In The Day”

I always joke about what it was like back in the day.

97.1 The Ticket–02/14/2013

Has Justin Verlander Gone Hollywood?

Justin Verlander is Hollywood now. He hangs out with a big time super model.

97.1 The Ticket–02/13/2013

Detroit Tigers Change Ticket Prices

My first reaction was to scream bloody murder when the Tigers got rid of $5 ticket prices. Those tickets now cost between $12 to $20. It prices out poor families that could by tickets for $5 and get parking for $5. It was a great deal.

97.1 The Ticket–02/11/2013

Waza Flo Repeats As Eastern Division Champs

Detroit Waza Flo repeated as Eastern Division champions of the Professional Arena Soccer League but now the real work begins.

97.1 The Ticket–02/08/2013

Would You Trade Suh For Revis?

Imagine going to Lions practice just to see the seven on seven drills between wide receiver Calvin Johnson and defensive back Darrelle Revis. It could happen.

97.1 The Ticket–01/25/2013

Foster: Time For Titus Young To Go

He’s punched a teammate. He ran the wrong route on the football field, giving his team less a chance to win.

97.1 The Ticket–01/25/2013

What’s Your Dream Job In Sports?

When Red Wings forward Tomas Holmstrom retired this week, he called playing for the Red Wings the greatest job in the world.

97.1 The Ticket–01/23/2013

Foster: Titus Young Is Best To Keep His Mouth Shut

Did somebody remind Titus Young that Calvin Johnson is the best receiver in the history of football?

97.1 The Ticket–01/22/2013

Would You Pay $5 To Watch Batting Practice?

When I was a child batting practice was part of the experience when you went to Tiger Stadium.

97.1 The Ticket–01/11/2013

Terry Foster With Waza Flo Coach Matt Johnson

Waza Flo leads the Eastern Division of the Professional Arena Soccer League but its next three games could decide the team’s fate.

97.1 The Ticket–12/14/2012

Calvin Johnson Is Still Elite

Calvin Johnson is still a top five player even though his production is down and he went through a horrible case of the dropsy’s.

97.1 The Ticket–11/08/2012

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

Valenti and Foster congratulated Matt Stafford on scoring in the first quarter and fortunately he laughed.

97.1 The Ticket–10/29/2012

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

The Lions lost 20-13 to the Vikings on Sunday, where they trailed from the opening kickoff against Minnesota.

97.1 The Ticket–10/01/2012

Denny Mclain Thinks Dave Dombrowski Is The Tigers Problem

Jim Leyland is not the problem. Dave Dombrowski is the biggest problem with the Tigers struggles this season.

97.1 The Ticket–09/12/2012

Central Michigan Students To Root For Michigan State?

Central Michigan University’s student newspaper CM Life recently ran a story quoting current students who will root for Michigan State to beat Central Michigan in Saturday’s clash at Kelly-Short Stadium.

97.1 The Ticket–09/05/2012

Michigan Fan Forced To Turn Shirt Inside Out

Our world is filled with dumb rules.

97.1 The Ticket–08/21/2012

SI Ranks MSU 8th And Michigan 13th; Did They Get It Right?

Sports Illustrated is the only preseason magazine I can find that says Michigan State is a better football team than Michigan.

97.1 The Ticket–08/15/2012

Cedric Benson Bashes The Lions?

Running back Cedric Benson signed a free agent contract with the Green Bay Packers and took a mighty swing at the Detroit Lions as he signed on the dotted line.

97.1 The Ticket–08/14/2012

Opinion: Michael Phelps Isn’t The Best Athlete Of All Time

Sorry gang. I can’t do it. I cannot call Michael Phelps the best athlete ever.

97.1 The Ticket–08/01/2012

Wieber Robbed By Gymnastics’ Brutal Rules

While Wieber cried for not making the team I cringed while seeing an out of date rule ruin her chances.

97.1 The Ticket–07/30/2012

Softball Guy Is Too Much

Over the years I’ve attacked brackets guy for showing me his NCAA tournament bracket when I didn’t ask for it.

97.1 The Ticket–07/26/2012

Athlete Apologies: Do They Matter?

I am tired of apologies. They are not sincere. They do not matter.

97.1 The Ticket–07/25/2012

Commentary: Prince Fielder, Tigers Starting To Slug When It Matters

The coolest thing about Tigers slugger Prince Fielder is his hair. His braids look like tiger stripes, and I will admit being envious that Fielder can have such a cool ‘do.

97.1 The Ticket–07/10/2012

Terry Foster: Verlander Shouldn’t Start The All-Star Game

Tiger pitcher Justin Verlander is the best pitcher in baseball; however he has not been the best pitcher for the first half of the 2012 American League season.

97.1 The Ticket–07/09/2012

Releasing Aaron Berry Is Not The Answer For Lions

The knee-jerk reaction: Release Aaron Berry. It’ll send a message.

97.1 The Ticket–06/27/2012

Who Is Detroit’s Most Important Athlete?

I returned from the family trip Sunday in time to see the magic of Justin Verlander who guided the hot and cold Tigers to a 3-2 victory over Pittsburgh.

97.1 The Ticket–06/25/2012



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