Posts Tagged ‘ First ’

Detroit Hosts Inaugural Heritage Classic, US Premier Hockey League’s First Ever Outdoor Game

January 29, 2016
Detroit Hosts Inaugural Heritage Classic, US Premier Hockey League’s First Ever Outdoor Game

DETROIT (WWJ) – The outdoor ice rink at Detroit’s Clark Park is hosting the inaugural Heritage Classic — the first EVER outdoor game played by any team in the US Premier Hockey League. The game, which begins at 6:30 p.m. Friday, will feature cross town rivals the Motor City Hawks and the Detroit Fighting Irish. Hawks Owner and [...]

Tags: , , , , , , , , , , ,
Posted in CBS Detroit | No Comments »

First NYC Trial Underway In GM Ignition Switch Recall Case

January 12, 2016
First NYC Trial Underway In GM Ignition Switch Recall Case

NEW YORK (AP) – A New York jury has begun watching the first federal trial to result from hundreds of lawsuits brought against General Motors after faulty ignition switches led to massive recalls. Attorney Bob Hilliard told jurors Tuesday in an opening statement that an Oklahoma man injured in a 2014 accident is representative of [...]

Tags: , , , , , ,
Posted in CBS Detroit | No Comments »

Team Grades: Chiefs Dominate Texans For First Playoff Win Since Montana Era

January 10, 2016
Team Grades: Chiefs Dominate Texans For First Playoff Win Since Montana Era

By Sam McPherson The Kansas City Chiefs officially off the hook when it comes to NFL postseason losing streaks. They went on the road and dominated the Houston Texans Saturday afternoon, taking the opening kickoff back for a touchdown and never taking their foot off the gas pedal for the rest of the game. The [...]

Tags: , , , , , , , ,
Posted in CBS Detroit | No Comments »

Lions Agree In Principle To Deal With Bob Quinn As New GM; First Task Will Be Deciding Caldwell’s Fate

January 9, 2016
Lions Agree In Principle To Deal With Bob Quinn As New GM; First Task Will Be Deciding Caldwell’s Fate

DETROIT (WWJ/AP) – The Detroit Lions have agreed to a deal in principle with Bob Quinn to be their general manager. Lions President Rod Wood confirmed the agreement Friday night. Quinn has been the New England Patriots’ director of pro scouting. The Lions have been looking for a GM since firing Martin Mayhew midway through [...]

Tags: , , , , , , , , ,
Posted in CBS Detroit | No Comments »

DTM’s Star Wars VII ‘The Force Awakens’ First Review – No Spoilers

December 16, 2015
DTM’s Star Wars VII ‘The Force Awakens’ First Review – No Spoilers

By Dan Leach Follow Dan on Twitter @dtmleach Like many of you reading this, Star Wars has been a major part of my life. Maybe, like me, it was your father, who showed you A New Hope (Episode IV), when you were a young child and it opened up your heart and soul and gave [...]

Tags: , , , , , , , ,
Posted in CBS Detroit | No Comments »

10 Over-The-Top Reactions Based On The NBA’s First Month

November 28, 2015
10 Over-The-Top Reactions Based On The NBA’s First Month

Ross Kelly, CBS Local Sports The NBA season is just a month old and the basketball we’ve seen thus far will be far different from the basketball we see come the end of the season (except for maybe in Philadelphia). But that won’t stop us from jumping to conclusions and overreacting to what we’ve seen [...]

Tags: , , , , ,
Posted in CBS Detroit | No Comments »

Lions Piece Together First Win Streak Of Their 3-7 Season

November 22, 2015
Lions Piece Together First Win Streak Of Their 3-7 Season

By Ashley Scoby @AshleyScoby Whether it was because of a bye week, front-office firings, a new offensive coordinator or simply figuring out their own mess, the Lions can suddenly talk about what it feels like to win multiple games in a row – a feat that looked near impossible when they were slogging through a [...]

Tags: , , , , , ,
Posted in CBS Detroit | No Comments »

Detroiters Invited To Experience Vibrancy Of Shopping Local With First Ever ‘Grocery Crawl’

November 14, 2015
Detroiters Invited To Experience Vibrancy Of Shopping Local With First Ever ‘Grocery Crawl’

DETROIT (WWJ) – Detroiters are taking a new approach to grocery shopping. On Saturday from 11 a.m. until 2 p.m., residents are invited to join the Detroit Economic Growth Corporation for their first Grocery Crawl. The initiative, part of the Green Grocer Project, will bus citizens to four independent food markets throughout southwest Detroit. At each stop, participants [...]

Tags: , , , , , , , , ,
Posted in CBS Detroit | No Comments »

American Pharoah Wins Breeders’ Cup, Completing Horse Racing’s First Grand Slam

October 31, 2015
American Pharoah Wins Breeders’ Cup, Completing Horse Racing’s First Grand Slam

BETH HARRIS, AP Racing Writer LEXINGTON, Ky. (AP) — Triple Crown champion American Pharoah took charge out of the gate, winning the $ 5 million Breeders’ Cup Classic by 6 1/2 lengths Saturday in his final race before retirement. The 3-year-old colt ran 1 1/4 miles in a track-record 2:00.07 as the sentimental 3-5 favorite [...]

Tags: , , , , , , , , ,
Posted in CBS Detroit | No Comments »

Lions Notch First Win: ‘Nobody Ever Said It Had To Be Pretty’

October 19, 2015
Lions Notch First Win: ‘Nobody Ever Said It Had To Be Pretty’

By Ashley Scoby @AshleyScoby For as many metaphorical elephants and trapeze acts the Lions may have had to dodge on their way to their first win of the season Sunday, they still got there, 37-34 in overtime against the Bears. Make no mistake: The game was a circus. From 19 combined penalties and a comical [...]

Tags: , , , , , ,
Posted in CBS Detroit | No Comments »