I don't know how many people know the story, but Detroit bid on having the 1968 Summer Olympics. The International Olympic Committee ended up choosing Mexico City, but imagine for a second what having those games in Detroit would have been, for so many reasons.
The Kalamazoo Wings have a new parent club, the Columbus Blue Jackets (of the NHL) and more directly, the Cleveland Monsters (of the AHL). Here's some trivia, the Monsters are owned by Detroit billionaire Dan Gilbert.
If you've every played golf, chances are you understand frustration. Professional golfers, you would think, understand they are held to a higher standard than a duffer like you or me hitting a shot off to the right and then wrapping the club around a tree.
The Kalamazoo Lassies are the defending All-American Girl's Professional Baseball League Champions. And they will be honored Friday night (July 16th) on what was once their home field, now known as Homer Stryker Field at Mayor's Riverfront Park.
It had been rumored as far as three weeks back that the popular Labor Day holiday weekend event would be back this year. But not until the board of the Bridge Authority made it official on Friday was it a sure thing.