ANN ARBOR, MI - OCTOBER 31: Jim Hackett speaks during a news conference after University of Michigan President Mark Schlissel named interim athletic director in the Regents Room of the Fleming Administration Building October 31, 2014 in Ann Arbor, Michigan. Schlissel announced the resignation of Michigan Athletic Director David Brandon, after Brandon came under intense fire and scrutiny over the past weeks after Michigan's quarterback Shane Morris suffered a concussion during the 2014 football season. Hackett retired this year as CEO of Michigan-based furniture company Steelcase (Photo by Joshua Lott/Getty Images)

Hackett Takes The Reins As Michigan Interim AD Just In Time For Homecoming

Hackett did not speak much at Friday’s news conference, and it remains to be seen how long he’ll be in charge and what major decisions he’ll have to make, but the clock is ticking.

97.1 The Ticket–11/01/2014

Head coach Ray McCallum of the Detroit Titans (Credit:  Doug Pensinger/Getty Images)

Detroit Titans Hungry For Oakland Grizzlies In Homecoming Face-Off

University of Detroit Mercy Head Basketball Coach Ray McCallum said his team won’t settle for anything less than a victory tonight.

97.1 The Ticket–01/11/2014

4-Year-Old Boy Dies After Slipping Under Homecoming Parade Float

A 4-year-old West Michigan boy was killed after apparently slipping beneath the tires of a high school homecoming float.

WWJ Newsradio 950–10/06/2012


Students Protest Face-To-Face Rule, Leave Homecoming Dance

“For the past few years, the manner in which our students have been dancing has become inappropriate and, at times, downright lewd and overtly sexual,” the high school’s principal said.

WWJ Newsradio 950–10/02/2012


Walsh College Sets 90th Anniversary Homecoming

As an upper-division undergraduate and graduate school focused on business, Walsh College doesn’t have stuff like intercollegiate sports teams. But it’s perfectly capable of having a Homecoming, especially on the occasion of its 90th birthday.

WWJ Newsradio 950–09/19/2012

Brianna Amat poses at Pinckney Community High School in Pinckney, Mich. (AP Photo/Daily Press & Argus, Alan Ward)

Michigan Homecoming Queen Kicks Winning Field Goal

Brianna Amat kicked the field goal that proved to be the difference as Pinckney Community High School beat Grand Blanc 9-7 on Friday.

WWJ Newsradio 950–10/04/2011

Lawrence Technological University's Southfield campus

Homecoming Returns To Lawrence Tech Oct. 1

The tradition of Homecoming is returning to Lawrence Technological University. The Southfield school has scheduled a full slate of activities on Saturday, Oct. 1.

WWJ Newsradio 950–09/21/2011

Homecoming For Lansing Based National Guard

About 100 soldiers from the 46th Military are home after completing a one-year mission to Afghanistan.

WWJ Newsradio 950–05/08/2011

Lansing based National Guard returns Sunday from deployment in Afghanistan. (Getty Images)

National Guard Unit Returns From War In Afghanistan

During their deployment to Afghanistan, the soldiers were involved in the ongoing effort to help Afghan soldiers assume control of their own facilities and soldiers.

WWJ Newsradio 950–05/08/2011

Teen To Stand Trial In Homecoming Sexual Assault

A 17-year-old student will stand trial on accusations that he raped a 14-year-old girl in a Detroit-area hotel room after Melvindale High School’s homecoming dance.