Monthly Archives: December 2018

Rousey Will Lose At Wrestlemania « Detroit News Watch

By Chuck Carroll In many regards, 2018 has been a banner year for WWE. The signing of UFC mega-star Ronda Rousey as a full-time wrestler sent shockwaves through the sports world in January. Five months later, the company closed on massive multi-year television rights deals for both Raw and SmackDown that are reportedly worth in excess of a billion dollars ...

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#4 Oklahoma vs. #1 Alabama « Detroit News Watch

Ryan Mayer After nearly a month of waiting, college football’s playoff kicks off this weekend at 4:00 p.m. when #2 Clemson meets #3 Notre Dame in the Goodyear Cotton Bowl Classic. Shortly after that game ends, the other two teams in the playoff, #1 Alabama and #4 Oklahoma meet in the Capital One Orange Bowl. It’s a matchup of the ...

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Hemsworth, Cyrus Reportedly Married « Detroit News Watch

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Reports have it that Miley Cyrus has wed Liam Hemsworth in secret wedding.   BEVERLY HILLS, CA – MARCH 04: Miley Cyrus (L) and Liam Hemsworth attend the 2018 Vanity Fair Oscar Party hosted by Radhika Jones at Wallis Annenberg Center for the Performing Arts on March 4, 2018 in Beverly Hills, California. (Photo by Dia ...

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AP Female Athlete Of The Year Is Serena « Detroit News Watch

For the 5th time Serena Williams tops the AP Female Athlete of the Year list. She showed up in Paris wearing a black catsuit, a reminder that nobody can command the Grand Slam stage quite like Serena Williams. Serena Williams of the US reacts after a point against Germany’s Julia Goerges during their women’s singles third round match on day ...

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Michigan’s $52M For Lock May Speed Construction, Save Money « Detroit News Watch

LANSING, Mich. (AP) – Michigan’s commitment of up to $52 million toward construction of a new Great Lakes shipping lock could accelerate the project’s completion by a year and save taxpayers $30 million. Gov. Rick Snyder and the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers released the figures Wednesday while announcing a memorandum of agreement. Michigan’s funds will be used to pay ...

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Michigan’s Bushell-Beatty Will Miss Peach Bowl « Detroit News Watch

ATLANTA (AP) – Juwann Buschell-Beatty, Michigan’s right tackle, is the fourth draft-eligible player to pull out of Saturday’s Chick-fil-A Peach Bowl against No. 10 Florida. Dave Ablauf, a U of M spokesman, confirmed to The Associated Press that Bushell-Beatty, a fifth-year senior, elected to miss the game. PISCATAWAY, NJ – NOVEMBER 10: Michigan fans cheer during the third quarter at ...

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Minnesota Runs Past Georgia Tech 34-10 in Quick Lane Bowl At Ford Field in Detroit « Detroit News Watch

DETROIT (AP) – Mohamed Ibrahim took full advantage of holes his teammates created to burst through the line or get to the outside. And when defenders were in Ibrahim’s way, he simply lowered his shoulder to run over them. DETROIT, MICHIGAN – DECEMBER 26: Mohamed Ibrahim #24 of the Minnesota Golden Gophers battles for yards during a first half run ...

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Two MEDQ Employees Take Plea Deal In Flint Water Case « Detroit News Watch

LANSING, Mich. (AP) – Environmental regulators from the State of Michigan, pleaded no contest on Monday to misdemeanors charges in the Flint water scandal in exchange for more serious charges being dropped. Michael Prysby and Stephen Busch, employees at the state Department of Environmental Quality, also agreed to testify against others under the terms of their deals. They entered their ...

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