Calvin Johnson shares thoughts about Detroit Lions fans booing Sheila Ford Hamp [Video]

If you happened to tune in for Calvin Johnson’s Hall of Fame ring ceremony this past Sunday at Ford Field, you heard the boos rain down on Detroit Lions’ owner Sheila Ford Hamp as she addressed the crowd. On Friday, Calvin was at the 2021 Michigan Sports Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony and he told … Read more

BREAKING: Michigan Sports Hall of Fame announces Class of 2019

The Michigan Sports Hall of Fame has announced their Class of 2019 and to say it is an accomplished group would be a severe understatement. The list of inductees include the following: Grant Hill Vladimir Konstantinov Morris Peterson Diane Dietz Allison Schmitt Charles Woodson Dan Fife Harry Atkins Mike O’Hara Tom Wilson Congratulations to the … Read more

Count Jim Leyland among the temporary Astros fans as Justin Verlander chases that elusive ring

Like much of Detroit, Jim Leyland will be pulling for Justin Verlander and his Houston Astros (typing that will never feel right) in the World Series from afar. We caught up with the Tiger’s beloved former skipper last month, at his induction into the Michigan Sports Hall of Fame for a little Q&A before the … Read more

Jim Leyland reflects on time with Tigers; reveals when he was first sold on Justin Verlander

In 22 years of managing Major League Baseball teams, former Detroit Tigers skipper Jim Leyland certainly saw some amazing talent up close and personal. Most of that talent took some time to develop in the minor league system but every now and then, there was a no-brainer. On Friday, Leyland, along with Jalen Rose and Dennis Rodman, will … Read more

LOOK: Jim Leyland among those being inducted into Michigan Sports Hall of Fame on Friday

Meet the Class of 2017 for the Michigan Sports Hall of Fame. The enshrinement ceremony will take place on Friday, September 15, from 7-9 p.m. ET at the Max M. Fisher Music Center in downtown Detroit. Doors will open to the public at 6 p.m. For ticket information and more on the event, you can … Read more

VIDEO: Tom Izzo’s speech from Michigan Sports Hall Of Fame ceremony

On Thursday, Michigan State University head basketball coach Tom Izzo was inducted into the Michigan Sports Hall of Fame. Anyone who is familiar with Izzo knows that he is not one to celebrate personal milestones, especially while a season is in progress. That being said, while he was on the drive from East Lansing to … Read more

Seven (Make That Six) Inductees Join Michigan Sports Hall of Fame

UPDATE: Following numerous travel issues, Derek Jeter was unable to arrive in Detroit in time for his induction. With the Michigan Sports Hall of Fame being as flexible as they are, Jeter’s induction has simply been added to the 2016 class, alongside Mike Modano, who also could not make the trip this year. The Michigan Sports … Read more