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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Experts Pick The 2012 NBA Finals

97.1 The Ticket–06/12/2012

LeBron James Is The NBA

I know a number of you will disagree with that.

97.1 The Ticket–06/12/2012

Roger Penske Eager To Bring BCS Title Game To Detroit

The Belle Isle Grand Prix had its share of problems Sunday, but at least prior to the race, no one was happier than Detroit-area businessman Roger Penske.

97.1 The Ticket–06/04/2012

New Detroit Sports Commission Mascot Fails As Representative

Detroit Sports Commission officials are holding a contest, asking people to name the organization’s mascot that will be used to promote Detroit and its rich sports history.

97.1 The Ticket–05/23/2012

It Is Tough To Judge Lions Right Now

Lion fans are always looking for signs of a great season. That is why I receive globs of email every time the team gets together.

97.1 The Ticket–05/22/2012

Who Makes Motown’s Best Burger? Terry Foster Will Be The Judge Of That

I get to taste creations by some of the best chefs in metro Detroit — and they promise to “put their own spin” on the American classic.

97.1 The Ticket–05/17/2012

Terry Foster With Sam Washington Jr. On Detroit Hoops

Sam Washington Jr. is the unofficial king of basketball in Detroit.

97.1 The Ticket–05/14/2012

Ryan Raburn Is Filling Brandon Inge’s Shoes, Unfortunately

Ryan Raburn is the Tigers’ new Brandon Inge.

97.1 The Ticket–05/10/2012

Denard Robinson The WR

ESPN draft analyst Mel Kiper says University of Michigan quarterback Denard Robinson will be the fifth ranked senior wide receiver in the 2013 NFL draft.

97.1 The Ticket–05/09/2012

Retirement Is Toughest Step For Pro Athletes

The tough part is watching. Kris Draper knows he could win a key faceoff or dig one more puck out of the corner.

97.1 The Ticket–05/07/2012

Brandon Inge Is Gone But He Still Won’t Go Away

I was in Ohio Sunday for one of Celine’s soccer games and by the time I got on a computer late afternoon there were tweets and emails about Brandon Inge.

97.1 The Ticket–05/07/2012

Lions’ Follett Weighs In On His Hero Seau, Says He’s Glad He Walked Away

“I did have a serious injury, I realized there was more to life than to slave my body for this game. I would be in the same shoes of … ‘what do I really do with my life'” Detroit Lions former linebacker Zack Follett said.

CBS Detroit–05/04/2012

Delmon Young Had Too Much To Lose

There is an old saying that says “never engage with somebody who has more to lose than you.”

97.1 The Ticket–04/27/2012

Releasing Inge Is The Right Move

When I heard the news I didn’t believe it at first.

97.1 The Ticket–04/26/2012

Tigers Fans Have Right To Boo Inge

The boos were loud. The boos were embarrassing. But Tiger fans had the right to boo Brandon Inge.

97.1 The Ticket–04/23/2012

Would You Draft Janoris Jenkins?

Janoris Jenkins smokes weed, has too many babies and was involved in a huge fight while he was in college. He was such a problem in college that Jenkins finished his career at Division II North Alabama rather than at Florida where he began his college career.

97.1 The Ticket–04/20/2012

Remembering Dick Clark

In 2004 Dick Clark suffered a stroke that affected his ability to speak.

97.1 The Ticket–04/19/2012

The NHL Makes No Sense

The Red Wings and the Nashville Predators have played three playoff games.

97.1 The Ticket–04/17/2012

Let Dompierre Play

Eric Dompierre is not the next Michael Jordan.

97.1 The Ticket–04/12/2012

Good News Doesn’t Sell

It is an argument I have with readers and listeners all the time.

97.1 The Ticket–03/28/2012

No Thank You To MIS

That was my reaction when I received a press release from Michigan International Speedway giving race fans an opportunity to drive three laps on the two-mile oval.

97.1 The Ticket–03/27/2012

Jeff Backus Has Critics, But He’s Big For Lions

The Lions signed left tackle Jeff Backus to a reported two-year, $10 million contract, which means two things

97.1 The Ticket–03/19/2012

Detroit King’s Comfortable Win Turns Uncomfortable

Dennis Norfleet was still working his magic when the ugly side of crowd banter turned Detroit King’s blowout victory over Warren DeLaSalle uncomfortable.

97.1 The Ticket–03/14/2012

Did Terry Foster Have Too Much To Drink?

Today Matt Dery received an email with the caption “Terry Foster sighting in Grand Rapids this weekend.”

97.1 The Ticket–03/07/2012

Terry Foster: Basketball At Detroit Southwestern High Leaves Legacy Of Greatness

The clock is ticking on Southwestern High’s legendary basketball program.

97.1 The Ticket–03/06/2012

Terry Foster: Michigan State’s Draymond Green For Big Ten MVP Is Easy Pick

Even on a losing night for Michigan State, it’s easy to see why Draymond Green should be the Big Ten player of the year.

97.1 The Ticket–03/02/2012

Terry Foster: Willie Horton Made Special Impact

My assignment was to write — in the spirit of Black History Month — about the athlete that had the greatest impact on me growing up.

97.1 The Ticket–02/29/2012

Terry Foster: How To Handle The Two On One Break Down

Sometimes being a parent is about making tough decisions or compromises.

97.1 The Ticket–02/27/2012

Terry Foster: Death Storm 2012 Fizzles Again

I am holding my crying children in my arms. They are scared and scarred for life.

97.1 The Ticket–02/24/2012

Terry Foster: Callers Quick To Show Love, Hate For Tigers’ Brandon Inge

We call it playing “The Card.”

97.1 The Ticket–02/24/2012



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