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8 Nov 1997: Head coach Nick Saban of the Michigan State Spartans looks on during a game against the Purdue Boilermakers at Ross Ade Stadium in Lafayette, Indiana. Purdue won the game 22-21. Mandatory Credit: Jonathan Daniel /Allsport

Bielema: Saban’s Big Ten Record ‘Can’t Compare’ To Mine

First things first: Bret Bielema is not the first football coach — and won’t be the last, either — to make an impression on a new fanbase with some big-chested talk behind a podium.

97.1 The Ticket–04/01/2013

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Pension Official Says He Bribed Detroit Treasurer

Federal authorities say an executive overseeing $200 million in real estate investments by Detroit’s municipal pension has pleaded guilty to conspiring to bribe the city treasurer to get business.

WWJ Newsradio 950–02/09/2013

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Big Ten Hoops Right There With SEC Football

In America, we love to overhype things. Take, for example, Honey Boo-Boo, the Mayan Calendar, or any political commentary involving Donald Trump; I challenge you to come up with three more irrelevant things.

97.1 The Ticket–02/06/2013

Mexico City Wal-Mart

Opinion: Walmart Bribery And Mexico

According to news reports, the allure of building a Wal-Mart near ancient pyramids in Mexico, and thus gaining access to global tourists nearby, was so strong that Wal-Mart circumvented democratic institutions and bribed the right people to get their way.


Compuware headquarters in downtown Detroit

Compuware Takes Next Step For Covisint Stock Sale

The Detroit-based software and IT services provider Compuware Corp. (Nasdaq: CPWR) said Friday it submitted a draft registration for a stock sale in its Covisint secure communication portal subsidiary.

WWJ Newsradio 950–12/16/2012

George WBush and Mitt Romney (Photo credit: BRENDAN SMIALOWSKI/AFP/Getty Images)

Opinion: The Second Coming Of W

Down to the trademark “W”, W. Mitt Romney is literally the second coming of the George W. Bush: the economic strategy that led to the worst American economy since the Great Depression and the Bush legacy of secrecy in the face of questions from the American public.


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SEC Sues Kilpatrick For ‘Influence Peddling’

“I think that this is just the tip of the iceberg,” Charlie Langton said. “There’s a lot of money in the pension fund and for many, many years Kwame Kilpatrick had appointees and had some control. This could even get bigger.”

WWJ Newsradio 950–05/09/2012

ORLANDO, FL - JANUARY 01:  Alabama Crimson Tide Head Coach Nick Saban is presented the trophy for winning the Capitol One Bowl against the Michigan State Spartans at the Florida Citrus Bowl on January 1, 2011 in Orlando, Florida.  (Photo by Mike Ehrmann/Getty Images)

SEC Stays Away From Being Next “Michigan”

“Teams like this beat Division I teams all the time,” Saban said. “Appalachian State beat Michigan a couple of years ago.

97.1 The Ticket–11/16/2011