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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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Polish Music and Dancing at Comerica Park, 46th Annual Event

DETROIT - It was the 46th annual Polish-American Night at Comerica Park and Chris Ozog emceed the festive event. About 30,000 were in attendance...
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Baseball Player Milt Pappas Passes, Aged 76

Baseball Player Adopted and Loved Chicago CHICAGO - Milt Pappas, former professional baseball player was found dead in his suburban Beecher, Illinois house on Tuesday...
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Ford Field Hosts MAC Championship

Raymond Rolak says a player to watch Friday is NIU senior red-shirt cornerback, Paris Logan. He covers a lot of territory for the Huskies.
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U.S. Women’s National Team Celebrated, Along With Memories

New York Mayor deBlasio made it official. His office announced that the U.S. Women's National Team will parade down Broadway Avenue into the Canyon of Heroes
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Baseball Footnote Makes Important History, Example and Unique Legacy

Raymond Rolak recounts the perfect baseball record of John Paciorek, Baseball's Greatest One-Game Wonder, and a great mentor to many.

Detroit Boxing Pro-Card Short of Fights But Filled With Action

Chris Franks of Traverse City, Michigan evened his budding pro record to 1-1-1 with a TKO over Canadian Steve Rainford of London, Ontario

Title Fight Between Mayweather and Midana Spoiled By Panicked Exit

The Las Vegas police confirmed reports of a loud bang in the area that probably led to spectators stampeding out. The bang was caused by a temporary wall that fell down near the adjacent food court, Poleski added.
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Ohio High School Athletic Association Calls A Tie in Championship Hockey...

Raymond Rolak says Ohio High School Athletic Association made the right call in a Championship Hockey Game with fatigued players, after seven overtime periods
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Hot and International: Fifty Tears Ago The Beatles Remade Pop-Culture

50 Years Ago, The Beatles Remade Pop-Culture On Sunday Feb. 9, 1964. The world changed forever. American pop-culture now had something to rival the 50's phenomena of Davey Crockett fame.
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Little Caesars Pizza Bowl to Showcase on a Global Stage

Little Caesars Pizza Bowl has a special feature in rotation on the Armed Forces Network, celebrating the rich history between Windsor and Detroit sports.
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‘Get a Job’ Movie Review

Merton just wants to surf every day. Watch for the Japanese granny scene mid-movie, the sequence steals the show, and Augie T is a show stopper.
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Historic Theater to Showcase Maui Movie

The labor of love took four years for director Brian Kohne to complete. Kohne, who went from playing soccer at Baldwin High School on Maui to playing varsity soccer at San Jose State, directed the multi-layered film.
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Golden Girl Allison Schmitt Shines at the 2012 London Olympics

In front of an overflow crowd at Heritage Park, Schmitt went on to exclaim, 'I haven't been home since December. To be able to relax and share this with my family and supporters is great.'
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US Olympic Committee Previews The ‘Look for London’

The United States Olympic Committee showcased their uniform ensembles by fashion house Ralph Lauren and there is a wrinkle...
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Former Polish President Lech Walesa Visits Chrysler Corporation

Chrysler is starting an advertising campaign featuring peace as the focul point.
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Purdue Wins Little Caesars Pizza Bowl 37-32, By Creating Turnovers

Western Michigan linebacker #47 Mitch Zajac and defensive end # 99 Paul Hazel can't catch Purdue runningback #24 Akeem Shavers in the 2011 Little Caesars Pizza Bowl. Purdue beat WMU 37-32 and Shavers was game MVP.
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Eastern Michigan University to Host 2012 Polish-American Heritage Day

The afternoon will be highlighted with a Polish art show, educational and historical exhibits, and Polish dance, music and food items. Children's activities will be in abundance and the ever popular EMU mascot, 'SWOOP' will entertain.
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Football Coach Paul Winters to Stay At Wayne State University

It was announced that he is forgoing the offers from his alma mater, the University of Akron and will sign a five year deal to stay at Wayne State.

MAC Championship Friday at Ford Field

Pawlak, a senior has been a three year starter for NIU. He had a spectacular game in helping beat Eastern Michigan 18-12 on Senior Day in DeKalb, Illinois.
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Duke Wins Invitational Tournament in Maui

The game was like a heavyweight prize fight as the two heralded basketball programs went back and forth. Ryan Kelly got MVP honors for Duke and had 17 points. Mason Plumlee also got 17 also with 12 rebounds.