American League All-Star Derek Jeter #2 of the New York Yankees is greets Koji Uehara #19 of the Boston Red Sox prior to the 85th MLB All-Star Game at Target Field on July 15, 2014 in Minneapolis, Minnesota.  (Photo by Rob Carr/Getty Images)

Jeter, Trout Lead AL Over NL 5-3 In All-Star Game

Derek Jeter soaked in the adulation from fans and players during one more night on baseball’s national stage, set the tone for the American League with a pregame speech and delivered two final All-Star hits.

97.1 The Ticket–07/16/2014

Justin Verlander #35 of the Detroit Tigers pitches against the Detroit Tigers during Game Five of the American League Division Series at Coliseum on October 10, 2013 in Oakland, California. (Photo by Ezra Shaw/Getty Images)

Tigers Advance Beating A’s 3-0

Justin Verlander pitched another Game 5 gem in Oakland while carrying a no-hit bid into the seventh inning, and Miguel Cabrera homered to lead the Detroit Tigers past the Athletics 3-0 Thursday night and back into the AL championship series.

97.1 The Ticket–10/10/2013


Sports Verdict: How Would You Change Baseball? Instant Replay Vs. Designated Hitter

With several rule changes under consideration in MLB, two interesting prospects include expanding replay reviews in the game, and allowing the NL to exercise a DH option. If one were forced to choose either of these options, which would be best?


DETROIT, MI - APRIL 30: Prince Fielder #28 of the Detroit Tigers is congratulated by manager Jim Leyland #10 after hitting a two run home run to right field scoring Miguel Cabrera #24 during the fifth inning of the game against the Minnesota Twins at Comerica Park on April 30, 2013 in Detroit, Michigan. (Photo by Leon Halip/Getty Images)

You Can Make Jim Leyland’s All-Star Lineup

We know Jim Leyland doesn’t like to talk about his lineups!

97.1 The Ticket–06/19/2013

Courtesy, Disney-Pixar

Advance Screening Of “Monsters University” Will Benefit 3 Non-profits

The Detroit Film Theatre inside the Detroit Institute of Arts will be hosting a special advance screening of the upcoming Disney-Pixar film “Monsters University.” And, it’s to benefit three local charities.

WWJ Newsradio 950–05/15/2013

Justin Verlander pitches against the New York Yankees on during Game One of the American League Division Series at Yankee Stadium on September 30, 2011.  (credit: Patrick McDermott/Getty Images)

Justin Verlander Wins The AL MVP Award

Detroit’s Justin Verlander has become the first starting pitcher in a quarter-century to win a Most Valuable Player award, adding it to his Cy Young Award in a rare double dip.

97.1 The Ticket–11/21/2011