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Bombastic patriarch LaVar Ball does a lot of barking and engages in braggadocious behavior, which has been irksome to many Americans for the past three years. But his methodology, however questionable or controversial, has made his sons household names. And now Ball’s ultimate dream has been realized as all three sons have made it to…

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A third NBA player tested positive for the coronavirus on Saturday evening, the media has reported. Christian Wood, a forward-center for the Detroit Pistons, has contracted COVID-19, The Athletic states. Wood and the Pistons last played a game against the Philadelphia 76ers on Wednesday evening, a 124-106 loss. Shortly thereafter, the NBA suspended the season…

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If at first you don’t succeed, try and try again. That was certainly the case for the Adamo Group, the demolition contractor that was hired to implode the Pontiac Silverdome on Sunday, Dec. 3. And they proved the old adage to be true, as they tried for a second time to implode the Silverdome, and…

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Ty-Mopkins

Ty Mopkins is a life-long Detroiter who always had an eye for apparel. The west-side native grew up in the ’80s and early ’90s when fashion brands such as Adidas, FILA, and Karl Kani were the dominant clothing brands of choice for men and women. A student of “common sense,” Mopkins took his ideas and…

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The ultimate Detroit sports lover’s dream just came true when Pistons owner, Tom Gores announced Tuesday that the Detroit Pistons’ long anticipated move downtown will soon become reality. “This is a historic day for our franchise and the city,” Gores revealed to a packed press conference at Cass Technical High School, located just a few…

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Former NBA basketball player Mateen Cleaves was born and raised in Flint, Mich. He attended Michigan State University and was drafted by the NBA after college. Mateen had a seven year run in the NBA playing for teams such as the Detroit Pistons, Seattle Supersonics, Sacramento Kings and the Cleveland Cavaliers. Cleaves is currently a…

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Check out the events happening in your city.   Donate a coat and take part in the MLK Day of Service 2012. (16301 Ford Rd., Dearborn, Mich., 48228; 18000 Vernier Rd., Eastland Shopping Center, Harper Woods, Mich., 48225, 9321 Telegraph Rd., Redford, Mich., 48239, 28746 Dequindre Rd., Warren, Mich., 48092) Jan. 1 to Jan. 16 Donate…

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