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  • 00:30

    5/14/15: Twins/Tigers, Griffins/Icehogs Game 4, Lions, MSU, and Gordie Howe News

    in Sports

    Ed Smith and I analyze the Tigers' rout of the Minnesota Twins in the rubber finale of the 3-game series at Comerica Park. We also preview the upcoming series with the St. Louis Cardinals at Busch Stadium.

    The Grand Rapids Griffins and Rockford Icehogs face off in Game 4 of the AHL Western Conference Semifinals in the 2015 Calder Cup Playoffs. The Griffins led the series 2-1 going into the contest. Game 5 is Sunday at 5.

    The Lions hire 3 men into their front office and sign defensive lineman Corey Wootton to a 1-year deal, the Michigan State Spartans Football team recruits another 3-star player, and Red Wings great Gordie Howe announces the construction of his self-named International Bridge from USA to Canada and will have a second round of stem cell treatments.

  • 00:29

    5/17/15: Tigers/Cardinals, Griffins Eliminate Icehogs, Sharks To Talk To Babcock

    in Sports

    The Tigers try to complete a 3-game sweep of the Cardinals at Busch Stadium in St. Louis on ESPN Sunday Night Baseball. Alfredo Simon starts on the pitcher's mound against Lance Lynn, who has improved his pitching velocity lately.

    2015 Calder Cup Playoffs: The Grand Rapids Griffins finish off the Rockford Icehogs in 5 games with a 5-3 win on the road. They will take on either the Utica Comets or the Oklahoma City Barons in the Western Conference Finals.

    Mike Babcock update: The San Jose Sharks are scheduled to talk with Red Wings head coach Mike Babcock.

  • 00:30

    5/13/15: Twins/Tigers, Griffins/IceHogs Game 3, More Lions, U-M, and MSU News

    in Sports

    The Tigers and Minnesota Twins play the middle game of the 3-game series at Comerica Park with Kyle Lobstein and Ricky Nolasco on the mound, as the race in the American League Central Division standings keeps heating up in the middle of May.

    The Grand Rapids Griffins take a 2-0 series lead to Rockford and take on the Icehogs in Game 3 of the AHL Western Conference Semifinals in the 2015 Calder Cup Playoffs. They have yet to win a playoff game on the road. Did they win one on the road tonight?

    The Lions work out safety Glover Quin's option to clear $2.17 million in cap space, sign 2nd-round draft pick Ameer Abdullah to a 4-year, $4.16 million deal, and sign former Chiefs cornerback Chris Owens and former Jets wide receiver Greg Salas to 1-year deals. Plus, Stephen Tulloch is getting better and ready to play in terms of his health.

    Michigan Wolverines Football cornerback Blake Countess will transfer for his final season of eligibility after graduating from the university, Dennis Norfleet was NOT dismissed from the Football program; he was suspended, and assistant athletic director Jim Minick was suspended indefinitely for his DUI charge. Their Men's Basketball team will take on the North Carolina State Wolfpack in the upcoming season's Big Ten/ACC Challenge, and former Wolverine Chris Webber has problems with the Fab 5 documentary.

    The Michigan State Spartans Football team lands 3-star defensive back Demetric Vance, while their Men's Basketball team is assigned to face the Louisville Cardinals in the Big Ten/ACC Challenge.

  • 00:28

    5/8/15: Royals/Tigers Recap, Game 2 Ice Hogs/Griffins Recap, Lions Signings

    in Sports

    The Tigers and Kansas City Royals begin Round 2, a 3-game series at Comerica Park. David Price will start on the pitcher's mound against Yordano Ventura. Tomorrow's contest will begin at 1:08 on FOX Sports 1. (Channel 150 on DISH Network)

    Did the Grand Rapids Griffins take a 2-0 series lead with a win over the Rockford Icehogs at Van Andel Arena? Or is the series tied at 1 heading to Rockford (Griffinville)? We'll discuss Rockford being turned into Griffinville before the series began.

    The Lions sign 5 draft picks and 12 undrafted free agents.

    A Mike Babcock update from the DSR.

  • 01:00

    Short Track News Radio 6/22/15

    in Sports

    Tune in tonight LIVE at 8PM as Gary, Dan and Steve talk all things Chicagoland racing. We'll have Grundy & Illiana results and talk about the GARS series that ran at Illiana over the weekend.

  • 00:51

    Rockford Preview with Mike Peck, IceHogs play-by-play voice

    in Hockey

    By Chris Block
    Mike Peck, the voice of the Chicago Blackhawks American Hockey League [AHL] affiliate Rockford IceHogs joins us on the next edition of PuckChatter~Radio.  You can Listen Live on Tuesday, September 11th at 5pm central.
    Join us as Mike helps us preview the 2012-13 Rockford IceHogs.  We'll detail the expectations for returning faces, plus a few new ones.
    With an NHL Lockout looming and Rockford's training camp just a couple weeks away, the IceHogs roster will be stacked and competition for spots fierce to begin a pivotal season in the development for many Blackhawks prospects.
    PuckChatter~Radio is the online audio program of TheThirdManIn.com / PuckChatter.com

  • 00:58

    Where is your faith with Kimberly Lawson Roby, Michelle Stimpson & Tiana Mumford

    in Lifestyle

    New York Times Bestselling Author Kimberla Lawson Roby has published 21 novels.Kimberla is the 2013 NAACP Image Award Winner for Outstanding Literary Work – Fiction, the recipient of the 2006, 2007, 2009, 2010, 2011 and 2013 Author of the Year – Female award presented by the African-American Literary Award Show in New York, the recipient of the 2014 AAMBC Award for Female Author of the Year, the recipient of the Blackboard Fiction Book of the Year Award in 2001 for CASTING THE FIRST STONE, the recipient of the 1998 First-Time Author Award from Chicago’s Black History Month Book Fair and Conference, and in 2001, Kimberla was inducted into the Rock Valley College Alumni Hall of Fame (Rockford, IL).

    Michelle Stimpson is an author, a speaker, and an educator who received her Bachelor of Science degree from Jarvis Christian College in 1994. .In addition to her work in the field of education, Michelle ministers through writing and public speaking. Her works include Boaz Brown, Divas of Damascus Road (National Bestseller), Breaking Bondage to Biscuits, and the 2008 releases, The Good Stuff and Trouble In My Way. She has published several short stories for high school students through her educational publishing company, Right Track Academic Support Services, at www.wegottaread.com. 

    Tiana Bunnell-Mumford is the creator of Beauty Beyond the Eyes Mentoring Program, interactive workshops designed to equip young children and teens to believe they can succeed, believe in themselves, be bright in their thinking and be bold in their creativity. She believes empowering children to be their best selves will lead them to success in their future. This is the subject of her debut novel, I Will Not Change My Hair At All. She is also the author of Kool Minds Journal for Girls.


  • 00:30

    Short Track News Radio 6/1/15

    in Sports

    Just a quick half hour recap show tonight. Gary has the night off so Dan and Steve will be talking Grundy, NASCAR and anything else they can fit into 30 minutes. Be there, LIVE at 8PM.

  • 00:49

    Musician Regan Lane is Strangely Alright

    in Indie Music

    Strangely Alright is a 5 piece Power Pop Band from the Seattle that Rockford Rowley from The Weekly Volcano says, “an undeniable emotional appeal. Ringing, triumphant chords and lyrics that allude to conquered tribulations immediately make the music relatable to everyone. Regan Lane's 80’s pop star experience, Ken Schaff''s driving hard rock influences, Preston Darvill's late 90’s heavy hitting grunge love affair, Ray Hayden's keyboard crush on all things prog rock and Sean Van Dommelen's crunchy white boy blues, all collide together creating their unique raw, energetic, sound deep seated with emotion. Lane’s charismatic presence and ability to get asses out of their seats and the underlying lyrical message of hope, empathy, and love live up to the title of the band’s upcoming single, COME ON, a catchy, edgy rock song that's a piece of sugar coated power pop!
    Singer Songwriter Regan Lane has had placement and airplay of his heartfelt pop and rock songs on numerous TV shows throughout the US, including A&E's Biography, NBC Sports,VH1's Top Twenty Countdown and Best Week Ever, Anthony Bourdains' No Reservations and Celebrity Rehab with Dr. Drew along with many other cable and network shows. His jubilant pop song 'U Won't Believe' was heard on NBC's "Race across America" and was also the theme song for "Puget Sounds TV", a Northwest TV show featuring local and national indie artists. "The Ocean Makes Her Cry'"was recently played on The Discovery Channels' "Strictly Sex With Dr. Drew: Am I Normal?" and his pop gem 'Junkie' was heard on Johnny Knoxville's MTV special. http://www.strangelyalright.com/welcome-to-strangely-alright


  • 00:31

    Short Track News Radio 5/11/15

    in Sports

    LIVE at 8PM we review racing from over the weekend at local area tracks and talk NASCAR weekend at Kansas

  • 00:44

    Triangular UFO's and Other Sightings w/Sam Maranto

    in Entertainment

     Sam Maranto is a UFO investigator, and currently the state director for the Illinois chapter of the Mutual UFO Network (MUFON). He has been involved with many important UFO cases in the area, including mass sighting cases over Tinley Park, Rockford, and Chicago O’Hare International Airport. These cases involve mass sightings of circular and triangular craft by hundreds of people, including police officers, pilots, airline personnel, and more. We will talk to Sam about how he got involved with UFO research, which started with his own incredible experiences, and the great cases he has investigated over the years.

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