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Raymond Rolak

Raymond Rolak

Raymond Rolak is a veteran sports broadcaster who writes on a range of sporting events, plus automotive and aviation topics of interest.

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Native Detroiter, Kristen Bell To Be Honored By NAB

LAS VEGAS - Television and film actress Kristen Bell will receive the National Association of Broadcasters Chairman's Award during the their annual conference here. Kristen...
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McFolley Gets Career-High, Titans Edged By UIC in Historic Calihan Hall

DETROIT - It was a cold and snowy Super Bowl Sunday but Junior Josh McFolley was hot as he tallied a career-high 30 points....
2018 emu basketball 10k goes in putt.

EMU Basketball Team Shares Victory Celebration With Student

YPSILANTI - The Eastern Michigan men's basketball team had more to celebrate than their close 79-74 victory over in-state rival Central Michigan University during...
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Iconic Car Celebrates Special Movie at The NAIAS

DETROIT - Steve McQueen already had established himself as 'Hollywood Royalty' thanks to motion picture screen classics such as "The Magnificent Seven," "The...
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Basketball Homecoming – 65 Years on McNichol’s Campus at Calihan Hall

"We have a lot of depth this season; actually I have a starting nine. They will separate themselves for playing time with defense," said...
Floyd Mayweather at post party Encore after beating McGregor, 2017.

Mayweather Scores TKO in 10th

8-ounce Gloves Used For Big Fight LAS VEGAS - The strip was energized and plenty of young people were milling in the T-Mobile plaza adjacent...
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Wroclaw Is Looking Great, but Who Knew?

Wrocław - After many years of planning, the tenth edition of The World Games is almost ready to start. A better location could have...
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Ford’s Garage Set to Open in Dearborn

DEARBORN -- Restaurateur Billy Downs is coming to the area again, opening Ford's Garage on Michigan Avenue in Dearborn. Downs had founded the successful...
Red Berenson UM big ten.

Red Berenson Retires as Michigan Ice Hockey Coach

ANN ARBOR - It was announced today that Gordon 'Red' Berenson (77) retired as the Men's Ice Hockey head coach for the Michigan Wolverines....
Wolverine Basketball Team Safe After Plane Skids Off Runway.

Wolverine Basketball Team Safe After Plane Skids Off Runway

WASHINGTON D.C. - With high winds in the Ypsilanti, Michigan area, the Michigan basketball team's chartered plane skidded off the runway at Willow Run...
2017 UD Vitale addresses 2017 University of Detroit Mercy Titans.

University of Detroit Mercy Honors Vitale, Duerod and the 1976-77 Team

DETROIT - They had a very festive weekend on the McNichols campus to honor some exceptional and special people who walked the university grounds...
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Czartoryski Art Collection Sold to Polish Government

WARSAW - A very precious and significant private art collection that includes a rare painting by Leonardo da Vinci, as well as works by...
boston college winning team.

Boston College Takes the Quick Lane Bowl at Ford Field in...

DETROIT - The score indicates the game was close but Boston College had an overwhelming defense that was consistent and it paid off with...
Making tar at Jamestown from pine wood.

Jamestown “Polonians” Grant still Accepting Research Applications

CHICAGO - The Hon. Aurelia Pucinski and culture patron Henrietta Nowakowski have jointly announced an extension for applications for the Jamestown Polish Research grant...
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2017 Cotton Bowl Classic for Midwest Bragging Rights

DALLAS - It will be the depth of Wisconsin's line play pitted against the offensive minded enthusiasm of undefeated Western Michigan in the 2017...
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Phil Chess, Producer and Chess Records Co-Founder Passes

Phil Chess, a Polish immigrant, who helped deliver Chicago blues to the world, died last week. He was 95. He came to Chicago as...
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Award Winning “John Paul II” to be Shown as Full Feature

SOUTHFIELD -- In cooperation with the Vatican, "Pope John Paul II", starring Jon Voight will showcase free of charge at the AMC Star Southfield-20...
Schemansky magazine cover 1962.

Norbert Schemansky: Local Strongman Passes, Aged 92

Norbert Schemansky attained great fame in Europe but never got his due in America. He served in World War II and saw action in...

Recruiting Scheme or Complicated High School Football Game?

ANN ARBOR - The teams travelled by bus and watched the University of Michigan and Hawaii game on Saturday. This was the first...
2016 toyota corolla.

10 Watchpoints For A 2016 End of Year Auto Purchase

Bargains and sales enticements will soon flood auto dealerships to gain market share from customers that seek end of year bargains. The dealers will...