LISTEN: Tigers legend Kirk Gibson calls into 97.1 to defend Avila extension

This is certainly something you don’t see (or hear) every day! Embed from Getty Images Detroit Tigers legend and current Fox Sports Detroit commentator Kirk Gibson called into 97.1 The Ticket this afternoon in order to voice his opinion on the news of the day regarding the extension of maligned general manager Al Avila. Jeff … Read more

LISTEN: Mike Valenti ROASTS Tigers after embarrassing loss

We all knew this was coming! On the heels of an embarrassing 17-3 rout at the hands of the Oakland Athletics at Comerica Park Thursday afternoon, the Detroit Tigers have now lost four straight home games and now sit at 18-24 on the season. 97.1 The Ticket radio host Mike Valenti then immediately took to … Read more

MUST SEE: 97.1 The Ticket hosts get the snapchat filter treatment

97.1 The Ticket show hosts and other personnel decided to give themselves the Snapchat filter treatment, and the results are….shocking to say the least. The descriptions from webmaster Evan Jenkins certainly add another layer of horror to the mix. “Jamie Samuelsen looks like Martha Stewart’s sister, the one who makes homemade cheese with the goats … Read more

LISTEN: New Oilers GM Ken Holland joins 97.1 The Ticket

New Edmonton Oilers general manager Ken Holland joined 97.1 The Ticket’s “Jamie and Stoney” morning show to discuss his memories of running the Detroit Red Wings for over two decades. Interview can be listened to here. Though he was named Vice President of the Red Wings upon the return of Steve Yzerman as GM, Holland … Read more

97.1 The Ticket’s Mike Valenti interviews Steve Yzerman

Detroit Red Wings fans everywhere are celebrating the official news that Steve Yzerman is now the general manager of the Detroit Red Wings. Take a listen as he joins 97.1 The Ticket’s Mike Valenti to talk about the timing of the hiring and some additional insight. BONUS CONTENT: Ken Holland the architect of Steve Yzerman’s … Read more

Detroit Red Wings’ G Jimmy Howard calls out 97.1 The Ticket

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On Tuesday, the Detroit Red Wings defeated the Pittsburgh Penguins and you can bet those on the Mike Valenti Show on 97.1 The Ticket have their panties in a bunch. Embed from Getty Images You see, Valenti and his lapdogs have consistently been pushing for the Red Wings to tank (lose on purpose) so the … Read more

97.1 The Ticket SHREDS the Lions for refusing alleged Stafford trade offer

Never one to shy away from their opinions on the Detroit Lions, 97.1 The Ticket’s Mike Valenti and show producer Mike Sullivan ripped into the Detroit Lions regarding the recent report from Miami that the Miami Dolphins allegedly tried to trade for Matthew Stafford. Notably, show producer Mike Sullivan was particularly irate. “You’re telling me … Read more

LOOK: Former Detroit Lion Eric Ebron destroys 97.1 The Ticket’s Mike Sullivan on Twitter

When it comes to social media, there will always be trolls. Heck, I have been that troll a few times myself! Embed from Getty Images On Monday, 97.1 The Ticket’s own Mike Sullivan took to Twitter to comment on a recent article written about former Detroit Lions‘ TE Eric Ebron. The piece was written by … Read more

MUST LISTEN: Mike Valenti roasts Pistons, Tom Gores

97.1 The Ticket’s Mike Valenti continues to be outspoken in his view of the Detroit sports landscape, and Tuesday afternoon’s edition of The Valenti Show was no different. It was reported that Detroit Pistons owner Tom Gores wants Stan Van Gundy to return next season despite his myriad of bad decisions both in the front office and on … Read more

WATCH: Mike Valenti levels into Michigan State after tournament loss to Syracuse

For the second time in three seasons, a Michigan State men’s basketball team perceived as a favorite to win the national title entering the NCAA Tournament has been bounced in the first weekend. It’s the third straight year overall that MSU has failed to make it through to the Sweet 16. Much to the dismay … Read more

WATCH: Detroit radio host shreds ESPN’s “Outside the Lines” report on MSU

Things have gone from bad to ugly to worse for Michigan State University and their athletic programs for the past ten days. It all started when former MSU doctor Larry Nassar had a week-long of court trials, facing many of his former victims in a horrendous sexual abuse scandal. Nassar was then sentenced to 40-175 … Read more

MUST HEAR: Mike Valenti ROASTS the Lions!

97.1 The Ticket’s Mike Valenti is known throughout metro-Detroit for his hard hitting and loud opinions. Love him or hate him, the guy knows sports and isn’t afraid to tell it as he sees it. Monday afternoon’s edition of “The Valenti Show” featured an incredible opening monologue in the aftermath of the Detroit Lions’ debacle … Read more

REPORT: 97.1 The Ticket’s Mike Valenti makes decision on New York sports radio gig

If you pay attention to Detroit sports radio, there is little doubt that you have heard of 97.1 The Ticket’s host Mike Valenti. He has grown his popularity through the years, including spending 13 years with his former co-host Terry Foster on the “Valenti and Foster Show” which was on the air Monday through Friday … Read more

DSN Exclusive Interview: 97.1 The Ticket’s Dan Leach

The sports airwaves in Detroit are dominated by 97.1 The Ticket, the leading sports station in the area. With opinionated and engaging show hosts as well as being the home of Red Wings hockey and Tigers baseball, there are few that don’t have WXYT programmed into their saved radio presets. Nearly everyone who currently or … Read more