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Michael Brown Sr. (photo: Stephanie Davis/WWJ)

Father Of Michael Brown: ‘We Need To Get Back To Basics’ Of Interacting With Police

Brown’s son, 18-year-old son Michael Brown Jr., died after an encounter with a police officer in Ferguson, Missouri in August 2014 that sparked outrage and protests across the nation.

WWJ Newsradio 950–07/10/2015

COLUMBIA, MO - NOVEMBER 2: Shane Ray #56 of the Missouri Tigers celebrates after sacking Joshua Dobbs #11 of the Tennessee Volunteers in the third quarter on November 2, 2013 at Faurot Field/Memorial Stadium in Columbia, Missouri. (Photo by Kyle Rivas/Getty Images)

Missouri Highway Patrol: Shane Ray Cited For Pot Possession

Authorities say NFL prospect Shane Ray has been issued a misdemeanor citation after a trooper found a small amount of marijuana in the defensive end’s car.

97.1 The Ticket–04/28/2015

COLUMBUS, OH - NOVEMBER 29: The Ohio State Buckeyes celebrate their 42-28 victory over the Michigan Wolverines by performing their alma mater song Carmen Ohio at Ohio Stadium on November 29, 2014 in Columbus, Ohio. (Photo by Jamie Sabau/Getty Images)

College Football Spotlight: The Playoff Begins Now

The College Football Playoff will determine college football’s first national champion in the new playoff model in January, but the real playoff begins this weekend.

12/02/2014

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5 Must Watch College Football Games This Weekend

After a crazy week 6 in college football in which we saw 11 of the Top 25 ranked teams lose, week 7 is also poised to burst a lot of playoff hopes for many teams.

10/10/2014

FERGUSON, MO - AUGUST 17 : Demonstrators protesting Michael Brown's murder yell at Missouri State Highway Patrol Captain Ronald Johnson on August 17, 2014 in Ferguson, Missouri. Despite the Brown family's continued call for peaceful demonstrations, violent protests have erupted nearly every night in Ferguson since his death. (Photo by Joshua Lott/Getty Images)

Local Reverend Calls On Metro Detroiters To Join Push For Police Brutality Legislation After Events In Ferguson

Rev. Charles Williams, II, said there has been a lot of misrepresentation of what’s going on in Ferguson, Missouri.

WWJ Newsradio 950–08/18/2014

Hundreds gathered in Hart Plaza in memory of a teen killed in Missouri. (WWJ/Sandra McNeill)

“This Is Not A Fresh Wound,” Says Protester During Rally Against Police Brutality

About 400 people gathered at Hart Plaza for a protest Thursday evening against the shooting of an unarmed teenager in Missouri.

WWJ Newsradio 950–08/14/2014

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Unruly Man Arrested After Detroit Police Shooting Cited Ferguson, Missouri Incident

Police say a man referencing the shooting death of an unarmed black man by a white officer in Ferguson, Missouri, was arrested in Detroit.

WWJ Newsradio 950–08/14/2014

ARLINGTON, TX - JANUARY 03: Michael Sam #52 of the Missouri Tigers reacts after Ben Grogan #19 of the Oklahoma State Cowboys misses a 34-yard field goal in the second quarter during the AT&T Cotton Bowl on January 3, 2014 in Arlington, Texas. (Photo by Ronald Martinez/Getty Images)

Why Does Michael Sam Have To “Out” Himself? (You Might Be The Problem) [BLOG]

Michael Sam should be commended because he raised his hand to be the first gay NFL player who will be “out” for his entire career.

97.1 The Ticket–02/10/2014

David Nail (Rick Diamond/Getty Images for City Of Hope)

Musicians + Sports: David Nail Reveals His Dream Sports Job

A native of the tiny town of Kennett, Missouri, Nail’s well-documented love of sports is a very close second to music in his heart, always rooting for teams that hail from his home state.

01/24/2014

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‘Detroit Coney’ A Hit In Kansas City

“We couldn’t find coneys anywhere,” says Stephanie Tyler, who founded a food truck with two friends.

WWJ Newsradio 950–01/21/2014

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