Australian Open begins after Djokovic saga
Fans at Melbourne Park share their thoughts on Novak Djokovic's deportation as the Australian Open finally begins on Monday following a chaotic and controversial build-up dominated by the visa saga that engulfed the world number one. "I think it's just better for everyone and people can focus on the tennis now, not on unvaccinated players," says a local resident.news.yahoo.com
Detroit Red Wings fans return to Little Caesars Arena at 750 capacity
DETROIT – If you watched the Red Wings game Tuesday, you may have noticed more crowd noise. Capacity was recently increased to 750 fans, and with added safety protocols in place, people filed in. Fans were fired up to be back at the Little Caesars Arena. Some have been to the arena but capacity recently increased and some tickets even went on sale. We’ve been coming to the games back in January when it was only 250 people allowed... Now we’re here in March when there’s 750,” Horton said.
Ann Arbor’s Michigan Theater showcases award-winning documentary
“The history of the Michigan Theater is the history of Buffalo; they tell the story of how a community’s perseverance, vision, and loyalty, even in the face of decline, can bring hope and change. At 7 p.m. on Monday, March 1, the independent Ann Arbor theater will host Wall and producer Eric Wojtanik for a Q&A session. Tickets cost $12, $10 for Michigan Theater members and are free for gold members. Fifty percent of film proceeds made through the MTF AgileLink will go to the Ann Arbor independent theater, according to the Michigan Theater website. In 2019, the documentary won an Audience Award at the Buffalo Film Festival and was an official selection of the 2019 Film Festival of Columbus and 2020 Maryland International Film Festival.
Fans prepare for unprecedented Super Bowl weekend amid pandemic
Fans prepare for unprecedented Super Bowl weekend amid pandemic Super Bowl LV will be unlike any before. Fans, many of them vaccinated health care workers chosen out of appreciation for their service, will be masked and socially distanced in the crowds. Mark Stassmann has more on this year's unprecedented preparations.cbsnews.com
How to Watch tonight’s high school volleyball state quarterfinal clashes
Fans have been left in limbo for two months, waiting to watch their favorite high school volleyball teams continue state championship quests. The MHSAA volleyball tournament resumes with state quarterfinals being played across Michigan, and fans can get their fix by watching every game by live stream. Below is a list of each game and a link to watch online. Tonight’s winners advance to the state semifinals at Kellogg Arena in Battle Creek, with Division 2 and Division 3 teams playing Thursday and Division 1 and Division 4 teams playing Friday. Games on NFHS are accessible by subscription, costing $10.99 per month or $69.99 per year and can be purchased by clicking here.mlive.com
In the holiday spirit: GPT hosts virtual premier of ‘A Golden Age Holiday’
“So instead, we’re showing a virtual encore performance of ‘A Golden Age Holiday,’ which was performed live in 2018,” Zublick said. “A Golden Age Holiday” is the creation of director, choreographer and performer Don Bischoff. Also included in the cast are Stephanie Butler of Grosse Pointe Park, Christine Campbell-Cormier of Columbus, Danielle Caralis of Birmingham, Catie Hauff of Richmond, Lindsey Tycholiz-McKiddy of Warren, Robby Mullinger of the City of Grosse Pointe, Tom Pagano of Clinton Township and Tom Woodman of Grosse Pointe Park. Other crew members include music director Stan Harr of Grosse Pointe Shores, Nick Marinello of Clinton Township handling lights and video, and Bill Tuthill of Grosse Pointe Woods on sound. Now we have to think indoors.”Zublick said GPT is thrilled to offer “A Golden Age Holiday” to a wider audience via YouTube.grossepointenews.com
Detroit Lions lose to Minnesota Vikings at U.S. Bank Stadium
DETROIT – Dalvin Cook kept his brilliant season rolling by rushing for a career-high 206 yards and two scores on 22 carries, leading the Minnesota Vikings to a 34-20 victory over the Detroit Lions on Sunday. Marvin Jones Jr. caught a touchdown pass in the second quarter that cut the lead to 13-10. Backup CB Tony McRae hurt his right knee while blocking during a punt return in the second quarter and was taken off on a cart. ... FS Tracy Walker (foot) also had his first absence, replaced by Will Harris, who was banged up on the first play of the fourth quarter. With Mark Fields joining Mike Hughes on injured reserve this week and Holton Hill (foot) sidelined for a fourth straight game, the Vikings were missing four of their top six CBs.
Detroit Lions to allow 500 family members, friends inside Ford Field for Sunday’s game vs. Colts
DETROIT – The Detroit Lions will allow 500 family members and friends of the team inside Ford Field for their game against the Indianapolis Colts. This will be the first time Ford Field is hosting fans for a Lions game this season. "Hosting friends and family this Sunday against the Colts is a great step towards our goal of welcoming fans back to Ford Field this season,' team president and CEO Rod Wood said. Smoking sections at Ford Field are no longer available. “Detroit Lions season ticket members are the lifeblood of our team and organization,” Wood said.