h) Terry Foster
Born 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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I know a number of you will disagree with that.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Sam Washington Jr. is the unofficial king of basketball in Detroit.
Ryan Raburn is the Tigers’ new Brandon Inge.
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.
The tough part is watching. Kris Draper knows he could win a key faceoff or dig one more puck out of the corner.
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.
“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.
There is an old saying that says “never engage with somebody who has more to lose than you.”
When I heard the news I didn’t believe it at first.
The boos were loud. The boos were embarrassing. But Tiger fans had the right to boo Brandon Inge.
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.
In 2004 Dick Clark suffered a stroke that affected his ability to speak.
The Red Wings and the Nashville Predators have played three playoff games.
Eric Dompierre is not the next Michael Jordan.
It is an argument I have with readers and listeners all the time.
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.
The Lions signed left tackle Jeff Backus to a reported two-year, $10 million contract, which means two things
Dennis Norfleet was still working his magic when the ugly side of crowd banter turned Detroit King’s blowout victory over Warren DeLaSalle uncomfortable.
Today Matt Dery received an email with the caption “Terry Foster sighting in Grand Rapids this weekend.”
The clock is ticking on Southwestern High’s legendary basketball program.
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.
My assignment was to write — in the spirit of Black History Month — about the athlete that had the greatest impact on me growing up.
Sometimes being a parent is about making tough decisions or compromises.
I am holding my crying children in my arms. They are scared and scarred for life.
We call it playing “The Card.”