KRONK Boxing Gym Adds Youth Development Program, Supporting Community's Youth Both Physically, EducationallySylvia Steward-Williams, Partner at KRONK Boxing Gym, joins Jackie Paige on Community Connect to talk about KRONK Boxing Gym, what the future looks like for the kids in the program, and how sports can help our community's youth.
John Madden, Hall Of Fame Coach And Broadcaster, Dies At 85John Madden, the Hall of Fame coach turned broadcaster whose exuberant calls combined with simple explanations provided a weekly soundtrack to NFL games for three decades, died Tuesday morning, the league said. He was 85.
NBA Legend Chris Webber Breaks Ground on $50 Million Cannabis Facility In DetroitThe Detroit native and NBA Hall-of-Famer is bringing big business back home to provide inclusive opportunities in the booming cannabis industry.
Detroit-Native Starts Baseball Program For City's Impoverished Youth, Hopes To Increase African American Participation In The SportDelrisha Hayes, Founder of At Bat, Inc., joins Lisa Germani on Community Connect to discuss the programs founding and what her goals are when teaching these kids about the game of baseball.
Former U of M Football Player's Foundation Donates New Uniforms To Youth Athletic Programs Across The MidwestAdam Shibley, Founder of The Uniform Funding Foundation, joins Lisa Germani on Community Connect to talk about how the foundation got started and what kind of impact the donations have had on the youth athletic programs.
The John Shippen Invitational By Rocket Mortgage Showcases Black Professional and Amateur GolfersThe John Shippen golf invitational had black golfers from across the county come to Detroit for a 2 day competition and kicked off the Detroit Rocket Mortgage Classic.
Michigan Online Sports Betting, Casino Games Will Start At Noon FridayOnline sports betting and casino games will start in Michigan at noon Friday, an expansion of options for gamblers who now wager through offshore sites.
'The Game' Between Michigan And Ohio State Has Been Canceled For The First Time In Over 100 YearsOne of college football's biggest rivalry games won't be played this year.
U.N.I.T.Y Grows Adopt A Family Program To 30 Families In 2020Jonathan Parker, Founder of U.N.I.T.Y, joins Lisa Germani on Community Connect to talk about why this year's "Adopt a Family" program has been expanded and how successful the Thanksgiving part of the program was in November.
MHSAA Makes Plans For Fall Championships In DecemberMichigan high school football championship games would be played after Christmas if the state allows fall sports to resume, officials said Wednesday.
WWJ's Tony Ortiz Talks Radio, Sports During PandemicWWJ-950AM Morning Sports Anchor Tony Ortiz joins Lisa Germani on Community Connect to talk about what it has been like to cover sports during the COVID-19 pandemic, and to share his thoughts on the return of Big Ten football.
MSU Strength Coach Ken Mannie Announces RetirementJust one day after MSU brought Mel Tucker on as head coach, Strength Coach Ken Mannie announced his retirement early Thursday.
MSU Football Hires New CoachMichigan State Football just landed its new head coach.
Venus Williams To Debut YouTube ChannelVenus Williams is coming to YouTube. The tennis star announced on social media Monday morning that she is starting her own YouTube channel that will focus on "fitness, tennis, wellness, design and more," plus the goings-on of the Williams family.