Mike Valenti bashes Dan Campbell, calls Detroit Lions ‘minor league’ for celebrating first win

On Sunday, the Detroit Lions won their first game of the season, which also happens to be the first win of the Dan Campbell era as they defeated the Minnesota Vikings 29-27 at Ford Field. But it was not just any ordinary NFL win as the Lions needed a touchdown pass from Jared Goff to … Read more

Mike Valenti and Rico Beard suggest power struggle at Michigan State could prevent Mel Tucker from new contract

By now, you have heard the reports that Mel Tucker is close to signing a massive contract extension with Michigan State. Well, according to a report from Rico Beard and Mike Valenti of 97.1 the Ticket, there may be a holdup on getting a deal done. On Tuesday, during the beginning of the Mike Valenti … Read more

Mike Valenti leaks new Michigan Football radio announcers


According to Mike Valenti of 97.1 the Ticket, Doug Karsch and Jon Jansen will take over for Jim Brandstatter and Dan Dierdorf in the Michigan Football radio booth following the 2021 season. Stay tuned for more on this as it comes out. Mike Valenti reveals that Jon Jansen and Doug Karsch will take over for … Read more

Michigan State HC Mel Tucker drops football hype video which features…Mike Valenti? [Video]

NCAA Football: Michigan State at Michigan

If you have listened to the work of 97.1 The Ticket’s Mike Valenti, you are well aware he is a Michigan State slappy. On Friday, the Spartans new football coach Mel Tucker dropped a hype video for the 2020 season (which begins on Saturday), and surprisingly, it featured Valenti. “Mel Tucker is a ball of … Read more

Detroit Lions HC Matt Patricia disposes of Mike Valenti’s accusation

We all knew that 97.1 The Ticket’s Mike Valenti would bash the Detroit Lions after their latest debacle on Sunday against the Green Bay Packers but we did not know that he would drop the bomb that Matt Patricia did not want to draft Jeff Okudah and GM Bob Quinn did it anyways. Embed from … Read more

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

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

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

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

Source: Cryptic exchange hints towards 97.1 The Ticket’s Mike Sullivan’s new partnership

Friday is going to be a sad day for those of us who have grown accustomed to listening to Mike Sullivan‘s voice on 97.1 The Ticket (at least for those of us who are fans of his). On Friday, Sully will produce his final Mike Valenti Show before moving on to the next chapter of … Read more

Mike Valenti comments on news that he has a new co-host at 97.1 The Ticket

On Thursday, 97.1 The Ticket dropped a press release that Rico Beard has been hired to be Mike Valenti‘s co-host beginning in early August. During Thursday’s show, Valenti talked about the decision to bring in Beard. Here are some of the highlights of what he said. From 97.1 The Ticket: “We argue like cats and … Read more