Jack Scott is the former on-air promotions producer at Fox Sports Detroit, which makes him uniquely qualified to recount the tale of "April in the D" — a marketing campaign started in to promote that magical time of year when the Tigers, Pistons, and Red Wings all play at the same time. What was once a ubiquitous campaign that included over-the-top rock songs and giant bobbleheads is sadly or, depending on who you ask, thankfully no longer with us, though it earned a high-profile nod last year with a nod on Comedy Central's second season of Detroiters. Though the campaign may be over, April is once again upon us — which is why it's worth looking back at the legend of April in the D. How do you create a month-long sports holiday for Detroit sports fans?
Mario Impemba and Rod Allen, the play-by-play duo that covered the Detroit Tigers for Fox Sports Detroit, will not return for the season, weeks after the two were involved in a physical altercation with each other. The Detroit Free Press reported Tuesday night that the two would not be coming back. Impemba and Allen had been calling Tigers games for the past 16 years, but tensions had been simmering between the two for quite a while. The Free Press, speaking with multiple sources, reported a bit more on what happened that night.
Lainey is a friend and she'd be great. She's a college cheerleader and part of the promo teams for the Tigers and Wings. Yes, her video was professionally done. One of the advantages of working for those teams and having connections.
FOX 2 - It sounds funny, but two people in their 20s are facing serious charges in Birmingham. On Aug. The year-old man and a year-old woman from Macomb County were found midnight in downtown Birmingham and ticketed with disorderly conduct. Now, they could be facing up to 93 days in jail.