Posts Tagged ‘ First ’

Michigan’s minimum wage takes first step up

September 1, 2014
Michigan’s minimum wage takes first step up

Mya Hill is getting a small raise today, and it couldn’t come at a better time. Hill, 24, is making $ 7.70 an hour and will receive a 45-cents-an-hour bump when the state’s minimum wage of $ 7.40 increases to $ 8.15 an hour on Labor Day. Metro/State News RSS from The Detroit News

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Miss Texas Throws Worse First Pitch Than 50 Cent [VIDEO]

August 18, 2014
Miss Texas Throws Worse First Pitch Than 50 Cent [VIDEO]

By: Evan Jankens @kingofthekc Throwing the first pitch at a professional baseball game has become a minor obsession of mine. I’ve always wanted to be able to throw out the first pitch at a Tigers game, so I guess you can just say I am jealous of all these celebs. 50 cent threw out arguably [...]

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David Price Pitches Gem In First Start For Tigers At Comerica

August 17, 2014
David Price Pitches Gem In First Start For Tigers At Comerica

By Ashley Dunkak @AshleyDunkak COMERICA PARK (CBS DETROIT) – When Detroit Tigers starting pitcher David Price saw manager Brad Ausmus striding toward the mound in the eighth inning Saturday, Price figured his night was done. The newest addition to Detroit’s rotation, Price had pitched a gem against the Seattle Mariners, allowing only one run in more than [...]

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Pistons’ Drummond Survives First Round Of Team USA Cuts

August 5, 2014
Pistons’ Drummond Survives First Round Of Team USA Cuts

BRIAN MAHONEY, AP Basketball Writer NEW YORK (AP) — The U.S. men’s national team cut John Wall, Bradley Beal and Paul Millsap on Monday, a person with knowledge of the details said, leaving the roster at 16 players. With Paul George lost to a broken right leg, the Americans will have to drop four more [...]

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Miami Hurricanes Get New Helmets; Players Act Like They Saw First Naked Woman [VIDEO]

July 30, 2014
Miami Hurricanes Get New Helmets; Players Act Like They Saw First Naked Woman [VIDEO]

By: Evan Jankens @kingofthekc I’m still in shock as I write this post so bear with me. The Miami Hurricanes have new uniforms this season, courtesy of Nike. These uniforms were first unveiled in April, but today Nike released a detailed look at their new helmets. I have to admit these are the coolest helmets [...]

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Lions’ Caldwell Honored As Team’s First African-American Coach

July 27, 2014
Lions’ Caldwell Honored As Team’s First African-American Coach

DETROIT (WWJ) — Football season is yet to start and Lions head coach, Jim Caldwell is being honored. The Detroit Historical Society’s Black Historic sites committee recognized Caldwell and four others Friday evening for being African American “firsts” in their fields of endeavor. “Quite an award it is,” Caldwell said. “Obviously, I’m certainly appreciative of it [...]

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Detroit mayor touts first 6 months, announces program to seize drug houses

July 1, 2014
Detroit mayor touts first 6 months, announces program to seize drug houses

Mayor Mike Duggan told residents Monday his administration is set to start a program to seize drug houses and attract families ‘who want to be part of the neighborhood.’ Metro/State News RSS from The Detroit News

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Detroit shows off basketball tradition with first Motor City Hoops Classic

June 7, 2014
Detroit shows off basketball tradition with first Motor City Hoops Classic

The Detroit Riverfront was alive with the sound of dribbling basketballs Saturday during the first ever Motor City Hoops Classic. Metro/State News RSS from The Detroit News

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CIA Tweets Out Gold With Their First Tweet

June 6, 2014
CIA Tweets Out Gold With Their First Tweet

By: Evan Jankens @kingofthekc I can neither confirm or deny that this blog is about the CIA. Oh, I kid. It’s all about the CIA and their first tweet. The CIA broke their Twitter virginity with their very first tweet and boy did they hit a home run. The description of the CIA on Twitter [...]

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Power Wins First Of Two Detroit Grand Prix Races, In Support Of Team Penske

May 31, 2014
Power Wins First Of Two Detroit Grand Prix Races, In Support Of Team Penske

DETROIT (CBS Detroit) — Detroit businessman, IndyCar team owner and race promoter Roger Penske celebrated a win on Belle Isle Saturday. Will Power, driver of the number 12 IndyCar of Team Penske, took the checkered flag during the first of two races in the “Chevrolet: Duel in Detroit” on Belle Isle on Saturday. Power edged Graham [...]

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