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Darryl Strawberry speaking to audience at the Charles H. Wright African-American Museum. (WWJ/Jon Hewett)

Former Baseball Champ Darryl Strawberry Talks Of Rise And Fall Due To Addiction

Former Major League Baseball superstar Darryl Strawberry was in Detroit Wednesday as the keynote speaker at a luncheon on addiction and recovery.

WWJ Newsradio 950–02/18/2015

BALTIMORE, MD - OCTOBER 02:  Miguel Cabrera #24 of the Detroit Tigers celebrates after hitting a solo home run in the eighth inning against Darren O'Day #56 of the Baltimore Orioles during Game One of the American League Division Series at Oriole Park at Camden Yards on October 2, 2014 in Baltimore, Maryland.  (Photo by Patrick Smith/Getty Images)

Cabrera Cleared For Baseball Activity; Team Optimistic He Will Be Ready Close To Opening Day

Cabrera was the first to break his good news, tweeting that he was thanking God because he can now begin his activities.

CBS Detroit–02/18/2015

MIAMI, FL - AUGUST 05: Anthony Bosch (R), former Biogenesis of America clinic owner, walks out of a Federal building after being charged with conspiracy to distribute steroids on August 5, 2014 in Miami, Florida. Federal authorities say that 10 people were arrested in connection with the Major League Baseball steroid scandal. (Photo by Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

Sentencing Set For Ex-Owner Of MLB Steroid Clinic

The former owner of the South Florida clinic that supplied performance-enhancing substances to Major League Baseball players and other athletes is seeking a lenient prison sentence from a federal judge.

97.1 The Ticket–02/17/2015

DETROIT, MI - SEPTEMBER 8: Joe Nathan #36 of the Detroit Tigers pitches in the ninth inning of the game against the Kansas City Royals at Comerica Park on September 8, 2014 in Detroit, Michigan. The Tigers won the game 9-5. (Photo by Joe Robbins/Getty Images)

Joe Nathan Driven By Shot At World Series Win

Nathan says he still has something to prove. That includes improving on last season’s 4.81 ERA and getting a shot at a World Series ring with the Tigers.

97.1 The Ticket–02/15/2015

DETROIT, MI - OCTOBER 05:  Miguel Cabrera #24 of the Detroit Tigers bats against the Baltimore Orioles during Game Three of the American League Division Series at Comerica Park on October 5, 2014 in Detroit, Michigan.  (Photo by Gregory Shamus/Getty Images)

Report: Cabrera Could Be Cleared Tuesday

Cabrera played 159 of 162 games in the 2014 season despite the injuries and still turned in a batting average of .313 and 25 homers.

CBS Detroit–02/13/2015

(Photo Credit: Robyn Beck/AFP/Getty Images)

5 Sports Events More Surprising Than Beck Winning Album Of The Year

Let’s take a look at five events in sports over the last year more surprising than Beck’s shocking GRAMMYs Album of the Year win.


(Photo by Hannah Foslien/Getty Images)

Former Tiger Wilson Betemit Suspended 50 Games For Banned Amphetamine

The commissioner’s office said Monday his suspension will start when he signs with another major league organization.

97.1 The Ticket–02/02/2015

DETROIT, MI - OCTOBER 17:  A Detroit Tigers batting helmet sits in the dugout during Game Five of the American League Championship Series against the Boston Red Sox at Comerica Park on October 17, 2013 in Detroit, Michigan.  (Photo by Jamie Squire/Getty Images)

Former Tigers First Baseman Dave Bergman Dies At Age 61

Bergman spent nine seasons with the Tigers, his first coming in 1984 when he helped the team to a World Series victory.

CBS Detroit–02/02/2015

CLEVELAND, OH - SEPTEMBER 2:  Catcher Bryan Holaday #50 of the Detroit Tigers celebrates with closing pitcher Joe Nathan #36 after a 4-2 win over the Cleveland Indians at Progressive Field on September 2, 2014 in Cleveland, Ohio.  (Photo by Jason Miller/Getty Images)

Nathan Expects Improvement In 2015, Hopes To Reach 400 Saves

Nathan said the work he has done so far this offseason has gone well, from building confidence in his new arm angle to refining pitches.

CBS Detroit–01/26/2015

BALTIMORE, MD - OCTOBER 02:  Max Scherzer #37 of the Detroit Tigers walks to the dugout after being relieved in the eighth inning against the Baltimore Orioles during Game One of the American League Division Series at Oriole Park at Camden Yards on October 2, 2014 in Baltimore, Maryland.  (Photo by Patrick Smith/Getty Images)

Verlander Says Scherzer Deal Good For Baseball

“I think the game is doing well,” Verlander said, “and you see that reflected in player salaries and also what the owners are taking in.”

CBS Detroit–01/23/2015




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