Report: Matt Patricia did not want to draft CB Jeff Okudah

It wasn’t the NFL debut that Detroit Lions cornerback and 1st round draft selection Jeff Okudah was hoping for against the Green Bay Packers yesterday afternoon. Embed from Getty Images And according to outspoken 97.1 The Ticket host Mike Valenti, there may be some additional issues with the former Ohio State Buckeye. Valenti began his … Read more

Ron Gardenhire reveals his preference for next Detroit Tigers manager

Detroit Tigers manager Ron Gardenhire stunned his team over the weekend when he announced his retirement due to health reasons. Embed from Getty Images Gardenhire appeared on “The Morning Show with Stoney” on 97.1 The Ticket this morning to discuss his decision, and his fervent hope that the players didn’t feel like he was abandoning … Read more

Terry Foster explains why he ‘regrets’ returning to 97.1 The Ticket

Four years ago this week, former 97.1 The Ticket on-air personality Terry Foster suffered a stroke that ultimately caused him to leave his role on the Valenti and Foster Show. Despite his stroke, Foster returned to 97.1 The Ticket, where he resumed doing his afternoon drive show with Mike Valenti until something his doctor said … Read more

Detroit Lions QB Matthew Stafford remembers the late Jamie Samuelsen (VIDEO)

The metro-Detroit sports community continues to remember 97.1 The Ticket radio personality Jamie Samuelsen, who succumbed to colon cancer earlier this month at the age of 48. While speaking with the media earlier today, Detroit Lions quarterback Matthew Stafford had a few kind words about the late Samuelsen, whose funeral was held today. “It’s not … Read more

Former 97.1 The Ticket personalities Mike Sullivan and Kyle Bogey drop teaser video

As we previously reported, sources of ours have indicated that former 97.1 The Ticket personalities Mike Sullivan and Kyle Bogey (Bogenshutz) will begin the next chapters of their lives as business partners. On Sunday, both Sullivan and Bogenshutz dropped a teaser video which hints at what they will be doing together. As you can see … Read more

97.1 The Ticket changes 2 show names following death of Jamie Samuelsen, hiring of Rico Beard

With the death of longtime Detroit Sports radio host Jamie Samuelsen, along with the hiring of Rico Beard to join forces with Mike Valenti, 97.1 The Ticket has changed the name of two of their weekday shows. According to the 97.1 The Ticket website, the Jamie and Stoney Show is now named The Morning Show … Read more

Jamie Samuelsen’s wife Christy tweets out emotional message

On Saturday, we were all crushed to learn that long time Detroit Sports radio host Jamie Samuelsen of 97.1 The Ticket had passed away after a long battle with colon cancer. Samuelsen, who was just 48, left behind his lovely wife Christy, and his three beautiful children. Ever since the heartbreaking news broke, there has … Read more

Flashback: Jamie Samuelsen cooks Super Bowl chili at Bob Wojnowski’s house (VIDEO)

We’re still in mourning following the untimely passing of 97.1 The Ticket radio personality Jamie Samuelson this weekend after a lengthy battle with colon cancer. But even in sadness, we’ll fondly look back on the great memories and moments that the deceased leaves behind. We’re going to throw it back with some videos of the … Read more

Matt Patricia phones 97.1 The Ticket to remember Jamie Samuelsen

Detroit Lions

The metro-Detroit community is still hurting following the loss of 97.1 The Ticket radio personality Jamie Samuelsen, who passed away over the weekend at the age of 48 after 19 month battle with colon cancer. Detroit Lions head coach Matt Patricia called into “The Jamie and Stoney Show” this morning to talk with Mike Stone … Read more

Fox Sports Detroit pays tribute to the late Jamie Samuelsen (VIDEO)

All of us in the Detroit community are still mourning the untimely passing of 97.1 The Ticket radio personality Jamie Samuelsen, who succumbed to colon cancer yesterday at the age of 48. Several tributes have been paid to the late Samuelsen and his family, and it wasn’t long before Fox Sports Detroit did the same. … Read more

Terry Foster posts article about Jamie Samuelsen’s most important quality

On Saturday night, we learned that Jamie Samuelsen of 97.1 The Ticket had lost his battle with colon cancer after a valiant fight. Samuelsen, who was just 48, leaves behind his wonderful wife Christy and three beautiful children. While scrolling through the many tribute tweets last night, one thing that stood out is how much … Read more

Current and former 97.1 The Ticket radio personalities pay their respects to Jamie Samuelsen

Within the past hour, the heartbreaking news broke that Jamie Samuelsen of 97.1 The Ticket had died at the age of 48 after a battle with colon cancer. Following the news, many current and former 97.1 The ticket personalities took to Twitter to pay their respects to Jamie. I personally have been listening to Jamie … Read more