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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

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LeBron James Is The NBA

I know a number of you will disagree with that.

97.1 The Ticket–06/12/2012

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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

DENVER, CO - OCTOBER 30:  Cornerback Chris Houston #23 of the Detroit Lions returns a 100-yard interception for a touchdown during the fourth quarter against the Denver Broncos at Sports Authority Field at Mile High on October 30, 2011 in Denver, Colorado. The Lions defeated the Broncos 45-10. (Photo by Justin Edmonds/Getty Images)

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

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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

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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

MINNEAPOLIS MN- AUGUST 27:   Ryan Raburn #25 right fielder for the Detroit Tigers bunts against the Minnesota Twins pitcher Carl Pavano advancing Wilson Betemit #20 to secondin the seventh inning on August 27, 2011 at Target Field in Minneapolis, Minnesota. (Photo by Craig Lassig/Getty Images)

Ryan Raburn Is Filling Brandon Inge’s Shoes, Unfortunately

Ryan Raburn is the Tigers’ new Brandon Inge.

97.1 The Ticket–05/10/2012

ANN ARBOR, MI - NOVEMBER 19:  Denard Robinson #16 of the Michigan Wolverines runs for a second quarter touchdown while playing the Nebraska Cornhuskers at Michigan Stadium on November 19, 2011 in Ann Arbor, Michigan. (Photo by Gregory Shamus/Getty Images)

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

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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

ST. PETERSBURG, FL - MAY 6: Infielder Brandon Inge #7 of Oakland Athletics celebrates a third inning home run with outfielder Jonny Gomes #31 against the Tampa Bay Rays May 6, 2012 at Tropicana Field in St. Petersburg, Florida. (Photo by Al Messerschmidt/Getty Images)

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

EAST RUTHERFORD, NJ - OCTOBER 17: Coaches check up on Zack Follett #49 of the Detroit Lions after he was injured during a punt return during a game against the New York Giants at New Meadowlands Stadium on October 17, 2010 in East Rutherford, New Jersey.  Follett was taken off the field on a stretcher. The Giants defeated the Lions 28 - 20. (Photo by Andrew Burton/Getty Images)

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

DETROIT, MI - APRIL 19: Delmon Young #21 of the Detroit Tigers is tagged out at third base by Adrian Beltre #29 of the Texas Rangers in the sixth inning on a throw from Yorvit Torrealba (not pictured) during the game at Comerica Park on April 19, 2012 in Detroit, Michigan. The Rangers defeated the Tigers 10-3. (Photo by Leon Halip/Getty Images)

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

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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

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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

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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

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Remembering Dick Clark

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

97.1 The Ticket–04/19/2012

Henrik Zetterberg #40 of the Detroit Red Wings skates against Roman Josi #59 of the Nashville Predators in Game Two of the Western Conference Quarterfinals during the 2012 NHL Stanley Cup Playoffs at the Bridgestone Arena on April 13, 2012 in Nashville, Tennessee.  (Photo by Frederick Breedon/Getty Images)

The NHL Makes No Sense

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

97.1 The Ticket–04/17/2012

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Let Dompierre Play

Eric Dompierre is not the next Michael Jordan.

97.1 The Ticket–04/12/2012

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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

BROOKLYN, MI - AUGUST 21: Dale Earnhardt Jr., driver of the #88 National Guard/Amp Energy Chevrolet, pits during the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Pure Michigan 400 at Michigan International Speedway on August 21, 2011 in Brooklyn, Michigan. (Photo by Geoff Burke/Getty Images for NASCAR)

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

MINNEAPOLIS - SEPTEMBER 26: Tight end Tony Scheffler #85 of the Detroit Lions carries the ball as teammate Jeff Backus #76 prepares to block against the Minnesota Vikings at Mall of America Field on September 26, 2010 in Minneapolis, Minnesota. The Vikings defeated the Lions 24-10. (Photo by Jeff Gross/Getty Images)

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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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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