Where to celebrate Martin Luther King Jr. Day in Washtenaw County
WASHTENAW COUNTY, MI -- Events all throughout Washtenaw County will celebrate the life of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. and the role he played in the civil rights movement. The federal holiday is Monday, Jan. 16, and these are some events that are taking place across Washtenaw County to commemorate King and his work. The discussion is 6 to 7:30 p.m. Monday, Jan. 16, at 343 South Fifth Ave.Eastern Michigan University’s Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. 2023 CelebrationDr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Celebration KickoffThis celebration, from 9:45 to 11:15 a.m. Friday, Jan. 13, at 124 Judy Sturgis Hill Building. Lewis will take listeners through her story and celebrate her civil rights efforts from 2 to 3 p.m. Monday, Jan. 16. If there are other Martin Luther King Jr. events in Washtenaw County that are not on this list, please email Makayla Coffee at firstname.lastname@example.org to add them.mlive.com
Celebrity guests, icons announced for America’s Thanksgiving Parade Presented by Gardner White
The Parade Company has announced its line-up of celebrity guests and recognized icons that will appear for America’s Thanksgiving Parade presented by Gardner White live on Woodward Avenue on Thanksgiving morning.
Watch Jalen Rose try and catch his own tee shot in Ally Challenge Celebrity Shootout
– Jalen Rose was clearly the fan favorite during Saturday’s Ally Challenge Celebrity Shootout at Warwick Hills Golf and Country Club. Rose, the former Michigan and NBA star, stepped up to his tee ball and promptly popped it up. The ball went about 30 feet in the air and maybe – maybe! Rose proceeded to try and catch the ball before hit the ground, barely missing it before teeing it up again. Fortunately for Rose, he was given a mulligan and hit worm-burner down the fairway before surrendering the tee.mlive.com
Imagine if NIL had been around for the Fab Five. ‘Cha-ching,’ says Jalen Rose
Black socks. College athletes can now, thanks to the NCAA changing its stance in the summer of 2021. “There are lot of players that can project what might have happened,” Fab Five member Jalen Rose said. It ended up being known as the Fab Five shoe,” Rose said on Monday (Aug. 22) at his annual golf outing for the Jalen Rose Leadership Academy in Detroit. How about royalties on black socks?mlive.com
Jalen Rose: Detroit Pistons have championship backcourt once again
When Jalen Rose thinks about some of the more prosperous periods in Detroit Pistons history, he sees a trend. In the late 60s and early 70s, Detroit had two All Stars in the backcourt, Dave Bing and Jimmy Walker (Rose’s biological father). “I think we now have another All-Star backcourt in Jaden Ivey and Cade Cunningham,” Rose said on Monday (Aug. 22). Rose, a Detroit native, played in the NBA for 13 years and has been an NBA analyst for ESPN since his playing career ended in 2007. “I’m really excited for the potential of our team,” Rose said during his annual golf outing in support of his public charter school in Detroit.mlive.com
Jack Nicklaus, Red Wings captain Dylan Larkin to play in Ally Challenge Celebrity Shootout
Jack Nicklaus, the greatest champion in golf history, will be taking part in the 2022 Celebrity Shootout, the PGA Tour Champions event announced today. Last year, Nicklaus played in the Celebrity Shootout with Michigan State basketball coach Tom Izzo, former Red Wings coach Jeff Blashill and golf Hall of Famer Lee Trevino. The Celebrity Shootout contestants will follow the final group of the second round off the 10th hole. Larkin has been the Red Wings captain since 2021, following legends Steve Yzerman, Niklas Lidstrom and Henrik Zetterberg as players who wore the ‘C’ on their jerseys for Detroit. MORE:Watch Nicklaus, Izzo, Trevino Blashill tee off in Celebrity ShootoutHow Jack Nicklaus met Kid Rock: ‘Who’s Kid Rock?’mlive.com
Former Ypsilanti star Emoni Bates lists Michigan basketball in top 6, sets June announcement date
Former star Ypsilanti high schooler and current No. 1-ranked transfer player Emoni Bates recently entered the transfer portal, where he named the Michigan Wolverines one of his top six destinations ahead of the 2022 college basketball season.
Michigan beats Colorado State with big comeback in NCAA Tournament opener
Michigan overcame a 15-point first-half deficit to beat Colorado State 75-63 on Thursday in the first game of the NCAA Tournament’s first round. On Thursday, Michigan got all it could muster from Colorado State, falling behind 28-13 with 5:09 left in the first half. Michigan held Colorado State star David Roddy to just 13 points, his lowest output since November. Despite Roddy’s bright green shoes and the green “Colorado State Univ.” across his jersey, the Rams could not prevail on Saint Patrick’s Day. Michigan scored the next six points and never lead Colorado State get closer than eight in the final minutes.mlive.com
Jalen Rose spends big bucks on Uber from Milwaukee to Detroit after car service cancels
Jalen Rose says he was forced to take an expensive Uber from Milwaukee to Detroit after his car service canceled on him. “I was going to have the car pick me up, take me to the city, five hours, get me there 3:30. I looked down at my phone, plan is in motion except the car service called me to cancel,” Rose said on his show. Now I’m freaking out.”Rose says he had to be back in Detroit to do “Jalen and Jacoby” the next morning and he also had an interview to do. “Yes, the dog was in the car,” Rose replied.mlive.com
Jalen Rose says Kevin Love made Olympic basketball roster because of ‘tokenism’
Jalen Rose is fine all but one selection for the American men’s basketball team headed to the Olympics. He believes Kevin Love, a forward for the Cleveland Cavaliers, is undeserving. Kevin Love is on the team because of tokenism. “I’m excited about the roster and I assume, and I know, we’re going to win the gold,” Rose said during Thursday’s Jalen and Jacoby podcast, hosted by ESPN. Rose sees similar favoritism being shown toward Love, a 32-year-old five-time All Star who averaged 12.2 points and 7.4 rebounds this past season for Cleveland.mlive.com
Jalen Rose talks Juwan Howard NBA rumors, tells Michigan fans to ‘breathe easy’
As NBA analysts go, Jalen Rose is more qualified than most to get inside Juwan Howard’s head. Rose commended Howard for “how he comported himself” since taking the job. Rose credited Howard’s predecessor, John Beilein, for putting Michigan basketball “back on the map” after what Rose called a long period of irrelevance. I know he’s excited, he and his staff, about coaching (them).”At the end of his Howard comments, Rose addressed Eisen’s original question. Rose doesn’t believe Michigan fans should be concerned about losing their star coach.mlive.com
Michigan basketball’s important, exciting games rescheduled
Because of the athletic department’s shutdown for a COVID-19 outbreak, Michigan missed five games scheduled between Jan. 27 and Feb. 11, in this order: at Penn State, Indiana, at Northwestern, Michigan State, and Illinois. He doesAfter Iowa, Michigan will visit Indiana on Feb. 27 as originally scheduled. To close the regular season, Michigan will play a home-and-home over four days with rival Michigan State. If not, Michigan is set to play 17 Big Ten games, including at least one against every other league member. Michigan’s remaining regular-season schedule:Feb. 21: at Ohio StateFeb. 25: IowaFeb. 27: IndianaMarch 2: IllinoisMarch 4: Michigan StateMarch 7: at Michigan Statemlive.com
Jalen Rose, live on ESPN, shouts for justice for Breonna Taylor
On Thursday, news broke that none of the three officers involved in Breonna Taylor’s death were charged with her killing. A grand jury decided to indict just one officer, on first-degree wanton endangerment charges. Rose appeared on ESPN during halftime of the network’s Thursday night playoff game between the Miami Heat and Boston Celtics. Rose has spoken on social justice issues throughout his time at ESPN and particularly this season. The NBA has been supportive as well, with most players wearing social justice messages, including “Black Lives Matter,” on their jerseys.mlive.com
Former athletes, sports shows take lead on social justice
Former athletes have a pipeline to advance into sports media as commentators, and many popular shows feature a Black man or woman as a host. Instead, it turned into a forum for players to express their feelings about racial and social issues after practice was canceled. Brown added that athletes who speak out need to be articulate, informed and mindful that their words have staying power. For Rose, the era of athletes sticking to sports is over in part because President Donald Trump hasnt been shy about criticizing NBA and NFL players who disagree with him. If hes acknowledging NFL players who are kneeling and he says, They deserve to be fired, that now becomes a sports topic.
Occupy the Corner Detroit 2020 voting campaign kicks off Friday
DETROIT A Detroit City Councilman is gearing up for a big voting campaign. Its called Occupy the Corner Detroit 2020. This years campaign will focus on voting and social justice. We have Detroit native Jalen Rose, Loni Love, we have Hill Harper, one of my favorites CNN commentator Angela Rye, Angela Yee said Council President Pro Tem Mary Sheffield with Detroit City Council. Council President Pro Tem Mary Sheffield is bringing some heavy hitters to Detroit Friday night for the Occupy the Corner Detroit 2020.
The Juwan Howard Era At Michigan Kicks Off With A Win
ANN ARBOR, Mich. (AP) Juwan Howard felt plenty of support at his first game as Michigans coach. Jon Teske had 17 points and 13 rebounds, and the Wolverines held off Appalachian State 79-71. Howard was welcomed warmly by the home fans, and when Rose appeared on the screen, Howard took a moment to clap along with the crowd. Michigan led 67-37 with about 13 minutes remaining, then Appalachian State went on a 30-5 run. Michigan led 46-25 at halftime.detroit.cbslocal.com