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Rocket Mortgage Classic WJR Remote Coverage ~ June 27 – July 4, 2021

Rocket Mortgage Classic WJR Remote Coverage ~ June 27 – July 4, 2021

Photo: Stacy Revere / Getty June 27, 760 WJR will begin coverage of the 2021 Rocket Mortgage Classic. The third year of the annual tournament will take place at Detroit Golf Club from July 1 through July 4, and 760 WJR is proud to bring you LIVE coverage. Sunday, June 27 ~ Spin on Golf…

Detroit Pistons Get First Overall Pick in NBA Draft Lottery

Detroit Pistons Get First Overall Pick in NBA Draft Lottery

Photo: Rey Del Rio / Getty June 24, 2021 ~ Tuesday, the Detroit Pistons secured the No. 1 overall pick in this year’s NBA draft lottery.  The Pistons No. 1 pick was followed consecutively by the Houston Rockets, the Cleveland Cavaliers, and the Toronto Raptors. “Obviously we get to add another wing player to the restoration…

Bryson DeChambeau Visits Detroit to Promote Rocket Mortgage Classic

Bryson DeChambeau Visits Detroit to Promote Rocket Mortgage Classic

Photo: Gregory Shamus/Getty DETROIT, June 8, 2021 ~ Reigning Rocket Mortgage Classic champion Bryson DeChambeau visited Detroit Golf Club on Monday to participate in the annual event’s Media Day.  DeChambeau’s visit was scheduled to promote the July event, though many were curious about his recently brewing rivalry with Brooks Koepka “I think a good jesting…

2021 Detroit Grand Prix to Allow Full Seating, Open Paddock

2021 Detroit Grand Prix to Allow Full Seating, Open Paddock

DETROIT, May 25, 2021 ~ The Chevrolet Detroit Grand Prix presented by Lear will welcome full seating in the grandstands during the event on Belle Isle, June 11-13. “We weren’t sure if we would have opportunity to provide that experience again this year, but with the new protocols announced last week, we are excited to…

Tigers’ Spencer Turnbull Throws No-Hitter Past Mariners

Tigers’ Spencer Turnbull Throws No-Hitter Past Mariners

Photo: Steph Chambers / Getty DETROIT, May 19, 2021 ~ Tuesday night, Spencer Turnbull threw the fifth no-hitter of the 2021 MLB Season. “It is by far the best night of my life, most exciting and it’s definitely kind of like one of those landmark stamps on my career up to this point,” said Turnbull.…

Detroit Lions 2021 Schedule Released

Detroit Lions 2021 Schedule Released

DETROIT, May 14, 2021 ~ Wednesday, the Detroit Lions 2021 schedule was released, and they have a challenging season ahead. The Lions start the season hosting the San Francisco 49ers, followed by their only primetime game of the season against the Green Bay Packers in Week 2. Three of their first five games will be…

Red Wings’ Tyler Bertuzzi Undergoes Back Surgery

Red Wings’ Tyler Bertuzzi Undergoes Back Surgery

Photo: David Kirouac / Icon Sportswire DETROIT, May 7, 2021 ~ Wednesday, the Detroit Red Wings stated that Forward Tyler Bertuzzi underwent a successful back surgery on April 30 in New York City. “Tyler is a pretty positive person generally,” Head Coach Jeff Blashill said. “He’s been frustrated with the way everything shook out. He wants…

Lions Use No. 7 Draft Pick on Penei Sewell

Lions Use No. 7 Draft Pick on Penei Sewell

Photo: Abbie Parr / Getty ALLEN PARK, April 30, 2021 ~ Thursday evening, the Detroit Lions used their number seven overall draft pick to select Oregon offensive tackle Penei Sewell. “We just couldn’t be any more jacked about landing Penei and how it all unfolded,” said General Manager Brad Holmes Friday morning. “Couldn’t be more…

Rookie Akil Baddoo is Turning Heads

Rookie Akil Baddoo is Turning Heads

Photo: Emilee Chinn / Getty DETROIT, April 15, 2021 ~ Tiger Rookie Akil Baddoo was the fifth outfielder two weeks ago. This week, he was in the starting lineup for three games, and he is showing no signs of slowing down. Since his start, he landed his first home run off the first career MLB pitch…

Red Wings Trade Forward Anthony Mantha to Washington Capitals

Red Wings Trade Forward Anthony Mantha to Washington Capitals

Photo: Gregory Shamus / Getty DETROIT, April 12, 2021 ~ The Detroit Red Wings today acquired right wing Richard Panik, left wing Jakub Vrana, a first-round pick in the 2021 NHL Entry Draft and a second-round pick in the 2022 NHL Entry Draft from the Washington Capitals in exchange for right wing Anthony Mantha. Panik…

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