George Eichorn

GEORGE EICHORN is the long-time executive director of the Detroit Sports Broadcasters Association and sports editor and columnist for a Detroit weekly newspaper. For more than three decades, he has covered the Olympics, Super Bowls, World Series, NBA Championships, and Stanley Cup finals.

2022: The Year in Sports

Brittney Griner of the WNBA’s Phoenix Mercury is detained and arrested on smuggling charges, tried and sentenced by Russian customs officials after cartridges containing less than a gram of medically prescribed hash oil were found in her luggage. A...

2021: What a Year in Sports

Ageless Tom Brady leads the Tampa Bay Buccaneers to a Super Bowl championship in his first year away from the New England Patriots. This makes seven Super Bowl victories for the former University of Michigan quarterback. Shohei Ohtani was named AP...

2020: What a Year in Sports

What a year in sports! 2020 was a watershed year across America in sports – some of it good and some of it bad. TOP TEN NATIONAL STORIES The national pandemic, COVID-19, disrupts professional, college and amateur sports worldwide. Fans are banned...

Worst of the Worst

Misery loves company in Detroit when it comes to its professional football team. Long-suffering fans of the Detroit Lions have waited in vain for a Super Bowl appearance. Don’t hold your breath this will happen in the 2020 season, or in any season...

Ted Lindsay- Rest in Peace

We lost another great with last week’s passing of Ted Lindsay, Hall of Fame hockey standout with the Detroit Red Wings. With a heart larger than life, Lindsay was always the gentleman with whomever he met. Whether it was a request to speak at...

2018: What a Year in Sports

What a year in sports!  2018 was a watershed year across America in sports – some of it good and some of it bad. TOP TEN NATIONAL STORIES Michigan State and USA Gymnastics doctor, the disgraced Larry Nassar, is found guilty of sexual abuse of more...

2017: What a Year in Sports

TOP 10 NATIONAL STORIES NFL player protests during the “Star-Spangled Banner” enrages President Donald Trump, teams, fans, advertisers and military veterans. Corruption scandal in college basketball brings down Louisville Cardinals Coach Rick Pitino...

Catholic Athletes for Christ

Every so often you run across a group that one can really appreciate and admire. Catholic Athletes for Christ is one such group. CAC’s mission statement is a simple one – to serve Catholic athletes and share the Gospel of Christ in and through...