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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DETROIT - 1989: A general view shows Tiger Stadium from the street outside circa 1989 in Detroit, Michigan. (Photo by Rick Stewart/Getty Images)

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

DETROIT, MI - OCTOBER 16: Cliff Avril #92 of the Detroit Lions pumps his arms after a tackle during a NFL game against the San Francisco 49ers at Ford Field on October 16, 2011 in Detroit, Michigan.  (Photo by Dave Reginek/Getty Images)

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

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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

ORCHARD PARK, NY - NOVEMBER 14: Dominic Raiola #51 of the Detroit Lions readies to snap the ball against the Buffalo Bills  at Ralph Wilson Stadium on November 14, 2010 in Orchard Park, New York.  Buffalo won 14-12.(Photo by Rick Stewart/Getty Images)

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

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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

ARLINGTON, TX - AUGUST 11: Justin Verlander #35 of the Detroit Tigers delivers a pitch against the Texas Rangers at Rangers Ballpark in Arlington on August 11, 2012 in Arlington, Texas. (Photo by Rick Yeatts/Getty Images)

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

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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

CORTLAND, NY - JULY 27: Darrelle Revis #24 of the New York Jets works out at Jets Training Camp at SUNY Cortland on July 27, 2012 in Cortland, New York. (Photo by Jeff Zelevansky/Getty Images)

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

Wide receiver Titus Young #16 of the Detroit Lions celebrates after a touchdown in the fourth quarter against the Seattle Seahawks October 28, 2012 at Ford Field in Detroit, Michigan. The Lions won 28 - 24. (Photo by Al Messerschmidt/Getty Images)

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



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