Late 97.1 The Ticket host Jamie Samuelsen nominated for posthumous award

The metro-Detroit community lost a beloved figure earlier this year, as 97.1 The Ticket on-air host Jamie Samuelsen succumbed to colon cancer at only 48 years of age. Today, the late broadcaster was nominated for a special posthumous award. He’s formally been announced as a finalist for Michigan Sportscaster of the year, along with WXYZ’s … Read more

Michigan honors Jamie Samuelsen, Art Parker prior to game vs. MSU

Prior to the annual clash between the Michigan Wolverines and Michigan State Spartans, two late members of the sports community were honored. Embed from Getty Images The Wolverines honored the late Jamie Samuelsen and Art Parker prior to this afternoon’s kickoff: Samuelsen succumbed to colon cancer in August, while Parker was a long-time fixture in … Read more

Jamie Samuelsen’s wife joins 97.1 The Ticket’s Morning Show with Stoney and Heather

Nearly months ago, we lost 97.1 The Ticket host Jamie Samuelsen after his long battle with colon cancer. On Wednesday morning, Samuelsen’s wife, Christy McDonald, joined Mike Stone (Stoney) and the crew on The Morning Show with Stoney and Heather as it was announced that the 97.1 The Ticket studio in Southfield. McDonald was thrilled … Read more

97.1 The Ticket broadcast studio renamed in honor of Jamie Samuelsen

The 97.1 The Ticket (WXYT-FM) broadcast studio is going to be renamed in honor of a beloved colleague. The studios will be renamed “The Samuelsen Studio” in honor of Jamie Samuelsen, who succumbed to colon cancer on August 1 after a 19-month battle with the disease. “Jamie meant so much to our station and was … 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

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 announces memorial date for late husband

It has been a rough week for the family, friends, and anyone who listened to Jamie Samuelsen talk about Detroit Sports for the past 25 years as he passed away on Saturday following a long battle with colon cancer. Since his death, Samuelsen’s co-workers, including his close friend Bob Wojnowski of 97.1 the ticket, have … Read more

Shirtless Jamie Samuelsen pulls a Jim Harbaugh, walks into Valenti and Foster show [Video]

Jamie Samuelsen may be gone from this earth physically, but the impact he made on the people he came in contact with, and even the ones who just had the opportunity to hear his voice, will live on forever. Here is a flashback video we thought you would enjoy when Mike Valenti of 97.1 The … 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

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

Michigan’s Jim Harbaugh releases statement on passing of Jamie Samuelsen

On Saturday night, the Detroit Sports community lost one of their most-loved radio hosts as Jamie Samuelsen passed away at the age of 48 following a long battle with colon cancer. Just moments ago, the University of Michigan passed along a statement from Jim Harbaugh, regarding Jamie’s passing. “I am saddened to hear about the … Read more