BROOKLYN, MI - AUGUST 17: Jeff Gordon, driver of the #24 Axalta Chevrolet, celebrates with a burnout after winning the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Pure Michigan 400 at Michigan International Speedway on August 17, 2014 in Brooklyn, Michigan. (Photo by Jared C. Tilton/Getty Images)

Restart Helps Gordon To Victory At Michigan

Jeff Gordon’s third Sprint Cup win of the season came down to one crucial restart.

97.1 The Ticket–08/18/2014

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Best Book Club Picks For August

Wine and friends are two undeniable pleasures of a good book club, but a book that inspires passion and debate is the true heart of the occasion.


Hermit crabs gather together before the big races. (Photo courtesy: Linda Reynolds)

Crustacean Sensation To Be Crowned At 23rd Annual Great American Crab Races

Linda Reynolds, who heads up the crab committee, said the event is like going to Michigan International Speedway — minus the pace car and pole position.

WWJ Newsradio 950–07/15/2014

DOVER, DE - JUNE 01: Jimmie Johnson, driver of the #48 Lowe's/Kobalt Tools Chevrolet, celebrates in victory lane after winning the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series FedEx 400 Benefiting Autism Speaks at Dover International Speedway on June 1, 2014 in Dover, Delaware. (Photo by Drew Hallowell/Getty Images)

Johnson Makes It 3 Of 4 With Win In Michigan

After a slow start to the Sprint Cup season — by his standards — Jimmie Johnson appears poised for a run at yet another championship.

97.1 The Ticket–06/16/2014

Caption:BIRMINGHAM, AL - APRIL 25: Juan Pablo Montoya of Colombia, driver of the #2 PPG Team Penske Motorsports Dallara Chevrolet sits in his car during practice for the Honda Indy Car Grand Prix of Alabama at Barber Motorsports Park on April 25, 2014 in Birmingham, Alabama. (Photo by Nick Laham/Getty Images)

Montoya Set For 2-Race Return To NASCAR

Juan Pablo Montoya is turning Indianapolis into his own triple play.

97.1 The Ticket–05/01/2014

Josh Smith #6 of the Detroit Pistons shoots against the Brooklyn Nets on April 4, 2014 at the Barclays Center in Brooklyn, New York. (Photo by Jesse D. Garrabrant/NBAE via Getty Images)

Nets Use 3-Point Attack To Beat Pistons 116-104

The Pistons, who once trailed by 22, cut the deficit to nine at one point in the fourth quarter, led by Andre Drummond …

97.1 The Ticket–04/04/2014


America’s Most Hipster Cities

Pretty much any US city, short of maybe Birmingham, AL, has some elements/neighborhoods of hipster culture at this point (you really just need a fixed-gear bike shop, right?), but these 10 cities are vying for the title of hipster-est. Behind Williamsburg, of course.


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Verizon Rolls Out 4G LTE In South Central Michigan, Near Complete State Coverage

Verizon Wireless has expanded its 4G LTE network to more of Branch, Hillsdale and Jackson counties including the communities of Bronson, Brooklyn, Coldwater, Hillsdale, Jonesville, Litchfield, Ransom, and Tekonsha.

WWJ Newsradio 950–07/01/2013

BROOKLYN, MI - JUNE 16: Greg Biffle, driver of the #16 3M/Give Kids a Smile Ford, celebrates in Victory Lane wife his wife Nicole and daughter Emma after winning the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Quicken Loans 400 at Michigan International Speedway on June 16, 2013 in Brooklyn, Michigan. (Photo by Will Schneekloth/Getty Images)

Biffle, Edwards Not On Same Page After Mich Race

Greg Biffle was thrilled after his victory last weekend in Michigan.

97.1 The Ticket–06/20/2013

Greg Biffle, driver of the #16 3M/Give Kids a Smile Ford, leads a group of cars during the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Quicken Loans 400 at Michigan International Speedway on June 16, 2013 in Brooklyn, Michigan. (Photo by Todd Warshaw/Getty Images)

Greg Biffle Wins Sprint Cup Race At Michigan International Speedway

Greg Biffle captured the Sprint Cup race at Michigan International Speedway for his second straight victory at the two-mile oval.

97.1 The Ticket–06/16/2013