Former Zamboni driver Al Sobotka talks urinating incident, Red Wings firing, would he return?
Former Detroit Red Wings Zamboni driver Al Sobotka spoke one-on-one with Local 4 about the urinating incident, being fired by the team, his current mental state and whether he would go back to his old job, if asked.
Sources: Lions in trade talks to deal Matthew Stafford
DETROIT – Sources close to the Detroit Lions have confirmed to Local 4′s Bernie Smilovitz that trade talks concerning quarterback Matthew Stafford have been underway for a couple of weeks. Stafford’s wife Kelly posted on her Instagram account saying if her husband were to be traded, one destination she would be interested in is California. More: Sources confirm Lions have had Matthew Stafford trade talksPosted on Kelly Stafford's Instagram account (WDIV)The Los Angeles Chargers did say goodbye to quarterback Philip Rivers last week. Stafford has played 11 seasons with the Lions, starting in 2009. He was the first overall pick in the NFL draft the same year.
Bernie Smilovitz is a grandpa!
Bernie Smilovitz and his family are celebrating a new addition! Eloise Hart Smilovitz was born at 5:52 a.m. Oct. 3 at 7 pounds, 2 ounces. Congratulations to grandpa Bernie and his entire family! Eloise Hart, Bernie Smilovitz's granddaughter, was born Oct. 3, 2019. (WDIV)Copyright 2019 by WDIV ClickOnDetroit - All rights reserved.
Ivan 'Pudge' Rodriguez provides input on Detroit Tigers current status
DETROIT Bernie Smilovitz caught up with former Tiger and hall of famer Ivan Pudge Rodriguez. Pudge spoke on manager Rob Gardenhire and mentions the importance of continuing to develop the young talent the Tigers are receiving. Pudge also mentions how the squad cant look ahead to competing in the world series, instead to work one game at a time. The hall of famer relates the current squad to the team back in 2003/2004, the struggle the team back in the day faced by losing a total of 113 games. Although the team isnt currently a playoff team, Pudge sees potential as he says:The Tigers have a very young, talented team that -- in about two years -- could possibly be in the play-off race.You can watch the interview above.