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Encyclopedia > FSN Detroit
FSN Detroit
Type regional sports network
Country  United States
Availability    Michigan, Northeast Indiana, Northwest Ohio, Northeast Wisconsin along the Upper Michigan boarder
Owner FOX (1996-present)
Past names Fox Sports Net Detroit (1996-2004)
Website [3]

FSN Detroit (formerly known as Fox Sports Net Detroit) is a regional sports network that covers local sports teams in the state of Michigan. It is available in all of Michigan, northeast Indiana, northwest Ohio, some portions of northeast Wisconsin and nationwide via satellite. The FSN Detroit studios are based out of the FSN Northwest facility in Bellevue, Washington, and the control room for the network is located in Houston, Texas[1]. Image File history File links No higher resolution available. ... A Regional Sports Network, or RSN, is a cable television station that presents sports programming to a local market. ... Image File history File links This is a lossless scalable vector image. ... This article needs additional references or sources for verification. ... Official language(s) None (English, de-facto) Capital Lansing Largest city Detroit Area  Ranked 11th  - Total 97,990 sq mi (253,793 km²)  - Width 239 miles (385 km)  - Length 491 miles (790 km)  - % water 41. ... Official language(s) English Capital Indianapolis Largest city Indianapolis Area  Ranked 38th  - Total 36,418 sq mi (94,321 km²)  - Width 140 miles (225 km)  - Length 270 miles (435 km)  - % water 1. ... Official language(s) None Capital Columbus Largest city Columbus Largest metro area Cleveland Area  Ranked 34th  - Total 44,825 sq mi (116,096 km²)  - Width 220 miles (355 km)  - Length 220 miles (355 km)  - % water 8. ... Official language(s) None Capital Madison Largest city Milwaukee Area  Ranked 23rd  - Total 65,498 sq mi (169,790 km²)  - Width 260 miles (420 km)  - Length 310 miles (500 km)  - % water 17  - Latitude 42°30N to 47°3N  - Longitude 86°49W to 92°54W Population  Ranked... Direct broadcast satellite (DBS) is a term used to refer to satellite television broadcasts intended for home reception, also referred to as direct-to-home signals. ... Location of Bellevue within King County, Washington, and King County within Washington. ... Nickname: Location in the state of Texas Coordinates: Country United States State Texas Counties Harris County Fort Bend County Montgomery County Incorporated June 5, 1837 Government  - Mayor Bill White Area  - City  601. ...

Contents

History

FSN Detroit originally launched as a competitor to the Post-Newsweek Stations' PASS Sports. After a surprise bid in 1996 to pick up the rights to the Detroit Pistons, FSN Detroit began planning to launch the network by 1998. The Washington Post Company (NYSE: WPO) is an American media company, best known for owning the newspaper it is named after, The Washington Post, and Newsweek magazine. ... Pro Am Sports System, better known as PASS Sports, was a regional sports network that lasted from 1984-1997. ... The Detroit Pistons are a National Basketball Association (NBA) team based in the Detroit metropolitan area. ...


However this changed when Detroit Red Wings and Detroit Tigers TV rights were up for bid. FSN Detroit decided to bid for the rights against PASS Sports and won them both. The Red Wings beginning with the 1997-98 NHL season and the Tigers beginning in 1998 MLB season. Washington Post sold the Tigers' and Pistons' contracts, and the contract of John Keating to FSN Detroit. [2]. The Detroit Red Wings are a professional ice hockey team based in Detroit, Michigan. ... Major league affiliations American League (1901–present) Central Division (1998–present) Current uniform Retired Numbers 2, 5, 6, 16, 23, 42 Name Detroit Tigers (1901–present) Other nicknames The Bless You Boys Ballpark Comerica Park (2000–present) Tiger Stadium (1912-1999) Briggs Stadium (1938-1960) Navin Field (1912-1938) Bennett... The 1997-98 NHL season was the 81st regular season of the National Hockey League. ... The Washington Post Company is an American media company, best known for owning the newspaper it is named after, The Washington Post, and Newsweek magazine. ...


On December 12, 2006, FSN Detroit became the first United States television station to have its play-by-play commentator at ice level when Detroit Red Wings play-by-play man Ken Daniels broadcasted the Wings-Senators game from between the benches, while color commentator Mickey Redmond remained in the booth. is the 346th day of the year (347th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... For the Manfred Mann album, see 2006 (album). ... The Detroit Red Wings are a professional ice hockey team based in Detroit, Michigan. ... Ken Daniels is the play-by-play announcer for the Detroit Red Wings on Fox Sports Net Detroit. ... The Ottawa Senators (French: ) are a professional ice hockey team based in Ottawa, Ontario. ... Mickey Redmond (born December 27, 1947, in Kirkland Lake, Ontario) is a former hockey player. ...


Sports Coverage

  • Red Wings: FSN Detroit has the rights to cover at least 65 Red Wings games in the regular season as well as some preseason games and the first two rounds of the playoffs. FSN Detroit also shows Red Wings Weekly and a Red Wings Live pre & post game show live from the location of the game.
  • Tigers: FSN Detroit has the rights to cover at least 134 Tigers games in the regular season as well as some in the preseason. FSN Detroit also has Tigers Weekly and the Tigers Live pre & post game show.[3]
  • Pistons: FSN Detroit has at least 40 telecasts with 37 regular season and 3 preseason. FSN Detroit also airs the Pistons Live pre & post game show. Select Pistons postseason games are also broadcast.
  • Lions: FSN Detroit airs a Lions postgame show and also covers the major press conferences.
  • High School sports: FSN Detroit shows the regional finals of High School football live at Ford Field, high school girls basketball and boys basketball live at the Breslin Center in East Lansing, MI.

The Big Ten Conference is the United States oldest Division I college athletic conference. ... The Central Collegiate Hockey Association is a college athletic conference which operates mostly in Michigan and Ohio, although it also has members in Alaska, Indiana, and Nebraska. ... The Horizon League is a nine school, NCAA Division I college athletic conference, whose members are located in five of the Midwestern United States. ... The Mid-American Conference is a College Athletic Conference whose members are located mainly in the Midwestern United States; nine of the schools are in Ohio and Michigan alone. ... The Summit League[1] is an NCAA Division I college athletic conference which operates primarily in the Midwestern United States, with outlying teams in Louisiana and Utah. ... Ford Field is an indoor football stadium located in Detroit, Michigan that is the home of the Detroit Lions of the NFL. It is across the street from Comerica Park. ... The Jack Breslin Student Events Center The Jack Breslin Student Events Center is a 14,992-seat multi-purpose arena in East Lansing, Michigan. ... East Lansing is a city in the U.S. state of Michigan. ...

Original programming

  • Lions Press Conference: A 30 minute in-season show that shows the Rod Marinelli, Monday news conference.
  • Pistons Insider: A 30 minute in-season Pregame show where Matt Shepard and Pete Skorich preview the Pistons opponent.
  • Red Wings Live: A 30 minute in season Pre-game/post-game show. Former Wing Larry Murphy provides his studio analysis on the Red Wings.
  • Tigers Live: A 30 minute in season pre-game/post-game show from the location of the Detroit Tigers game. It is hosted by John Keating. Detroit News baseball writer Lynn Henning provides his analysis.

Tigers Live, Red Wings Live, and Pistons Live post-game shows are produced out of the FSN Northwest studios located in Bellevue, Washington, outside of Seattle. There is a studio in Southfield, Michigan that is often used for when Larry Murphy appears on Red Wings Live via satellite. City Detroit, Michigan Team colors Honolulu Blue, Silver, and Black Head Coach Rod Marinelli Owner William Clay Ford, Sr. ... Robin (Rob) James Rubick is a former NFL Tight End for the Detroit Lions. ... Along with The Detroit Free Press, The Detroit News (owned by Gannett) is one of the two major Metro Detroit newspapers. ... Terry Foster (born February 12, 1959) was born and raised in Detroit and attended Central Michigan University. ... Rod Marinelli (born July 13, 1949 in Rosemead, California) is the head coach of the Detroit Lions. ... Earl Cureton (born September 3, 1957, in Detroit, Michigan) is a former professional basketball player. ... Gregory (Greg) Kelser (born September 17, 1957, in Panama City, Florida) is an African-American broadcaster for the National Basketball Associations Detroit Pistons. ... Along with The Detroit Free Press, The Detroit News (owned by Gannett) is one of the two major Metro Detroit newspapers. ... Terry Foster (born February 12, 1959) was born and raised in Detroit and attended Central Michigan University. ... Lawrence Thomas Murphy (born March 8, 1961 in Scarborough, Ontario) is a former Canadian professional ice hockey player. ... Major league affiliations American League (1901–present) Central Division (1998–present) Current uniform Retired Numbers 2, 5, 6, 16, 23, 42 Name Detroit Tigers (1901–present) Other nicknames The Bless You Boys Ballpark Comerica Park (2000–present) Tiger Stadium (1912-1999) Briggs Stadium (1938-1960) Navin Field (1912-1938) Bennett... Along with The Detroit Free Press, The Detroit News (owned by Gannett) is one of the two major Metro Detroit newspapers. ... The University of Michigan features 24 varsity sports teams called the Wolverines, which compete in the NCAAs Division I and in the Big Ten Conference in all sports except mens ice hockey which competes in the NCAA D1 Central Collegiate Hockey Association. ... The offensive team or offense in American football or Canadian football, is the team that begins a play from scrimmage in possession of the ball. ... The head coach in sports coaching is the coach who is in charge of the other coaches. ... Lloyd H. Carr (born July 30, 1945) has served as head coach of the University of Michigan football team since 1995. ... The Michigan State Spartans are the athletic teams that represent Michigan State University. ... Tom Izzo (born January 30, 1955 in Iron Mountain, Michigan) is the mens basketball coach for Michigan State University. ... Mickey York is an american sports reporter for FSN Detroit. ... FSN Northwest is a sports television channel available in Washington, Oregon, Idaho, Montana, parts of Wyoming, and parts of northern Nevada. ... Location of Bellevue within King County, Washington, and King County within Washington. ... Southfield is a city in Oakland County of the U.S. state of Michigan. ... Lawrence Thomas Murphy (born March 8, 1961 in Scarborough, Ontario) is a former Canadian professional ice hockey player. ...


Personalities

Current

  • Brad Adam: Live Host (2004–present)
  • Rod Allen: Tigers Analyst (2003–present)
  • George Blaha: Pistons Play-by-Play (2006–present)
  • Cara Capuano: Live Host (2004–present)
  • Earl Cureton: Pistons studio analyst (2007–present)
  • Ken Daniels: Red Wings Play-by-Play, CCHA Play-by-Play (1997–present)
  • Matt Dery: Fill-in Pistons Play-by-Play (2006–present)
  • Ryan Field: Correspondent (2003–present), Fill in Live host (2007–present)
  • Terry Foster: Reporter (2004–present)
  • Katrina Hancock: Shock Sideline Reporter (2007–present)
  • Mario Impemba: Tigers Play-by-Play (2002–present)
  • John Keating: Tigers Live Host, Red Wings Live Host (1997–present)
  • Greg Kelser: Pistons Analyst (1993–present)
  • Angie Mentink: Live Host (2000–present)
  • Matt Morrison: Live Host (2005–present)
  • Larry Murphy: Red Wings Analyst (2003–present)
  • Fred Pletsch: CCHA Analyst (2003–present)
  • Mickey Redmond: Red Wings Analyst (1997–present)
  • Rob Rubick: Lions Analyst (1999–present)
  • Shireen Saski: Features Reporter (1999–present)
  • Matt Shepard: CCHA Play-by-Play, Features Reporter, Fill-in Pistons Play-by-Play, Pistons Live Host, Lions Press Conference Host (1997–present)
  • Trevor Thompson: Correspondent, Reporter, Fill-in Live Host (2000–present)
  • Cameron Wong: Live Host (2003–present)
  • Mickey York: Lead Live Host (2003–present), Reporter (2000–2003)

Roderick Bernet Rod Allen (born October 5, 1959 in Los Angeles, California) is a television broadcaster for the Detroit Tigers. ... George Blaha (born 1945 in Detroit, Michigan) has been the radio and television play-by-play voice of the Detroit Pistons since the 1976-77 NBA season. ... Cara Capuano is a sports reporter for FSN. She joined FSN in August 2004, as a reporter and anchor for the Northwest Sports Report, and Detroit Sports Report. ... Earl Cureton (born September 3, 1957, in Detroit, Michigan) is a former professional basketball player. ... Ken Daniels is the play-by-play announcer for the Detroit Red Wings on Fox Sports Net Detroit. ... Ryan Field joined FSN in September 2003 as a correspondent for the Detroit Sports Report. ... Terry Foster (born February 12, 1959) was born and raised in Detroit and attended Central Michigan University. ... Mario Impemba (born March 18, 1963) is the Emmy Award Winning play-by-play voice of the Detroit Tigers on FSN Detroit and FOX 2 Detroit. ... John Keating is a Fox Sports Net sportcaster. ... Gregory (Greg) Kelser (born September 17, 1957, in Panama City, Florida) is an African-American broadcaster for the National Basketball Associations Detroit Pistons. ... Angie Mentink (born October 18, 1972) is the co-anchor of the weekday edition of the Detroit Sports Report. ... Matt Morrison is an american sportscaster with Fox Sports Net. ... Lawrence Thomas Murphy (born March 8, 1961 in Scarborough, Ontario) is a former Canadian professional ice hockey player. ... Fred Pletsch is currently serving as analyst on FSN Detroits college hockey coverage. ... Mickey Redmond (born December 27, 1947, in Kirkland Lake, Ontario) is a former hockey player. ... Robin (Rob) James Rubick is a former NFL Tight End for the Detroit Lions. ... Trevor Thompson currently is a reporter for FSN Detroit. ... Mickey York is an american sports reporter for FSN Detroit. ...

Former

  • Kirk Gibson: Tigers Analyst (1998–2002)
  • Josh Lewin: Tigers and CCHA Hockey Play-by-Play (1998–2001)
  • Fred McLeod: Pistons Play-by-Play, Tigers Play-by-Play (1997–2006)
  • Kerry Sayers: DSR Host (2002–2005)
  • Marc Soicher: DSR Host (2000–2003)
  • Kelly Tripucka: Pistons Analyst (1997–2001)
  • Pat Verbeek: Alternate Red Wings Analyst (2003–2006)

Kirk Harold Gibson (born May 28, 1957) is a former American two-sport athletic star, best known as a Major League Baseball player noted for his competitiveness and clutch hitting. ... Josh Lewin is an American sports commentator. ... Fred McLeod joined FSN Ohio prior to the 2006-07 NBA season as the play-by-play voice of the Cleveland Cavaliers. ... This article does not adequately cite its references or sources. ... Peter Kelly Tripucka (born February 16, 1959 in Glen Ridge, New Jersey) was a National Basketball Association player for the Detroit Pistons, Utah Jazz, and Charlotte Hornets from 1981 to 1991. ... Patrick Pat Verbeek (born on May 24, 1964 in Sarnia, Ontario, Canada) is a Canadian-born former ice hockey player who played for the New Jersey Devils, Hartford Whalers, New York Rangers, Dallas Stars, and Detroit Red Wings during his career. ...

FSN Detroit HD

FSN HD is a high definition telecasts of select Detroit Pistons, Detroit Red Wings, Detroit Tigers broadcasts. Image File history File linksMetadata FSN_HD.jpg‎ Summary FSN HD Logo from http://www. ... Projection screen in a home theater, displaying a high-definition television image. ... The Detroit Pistons are a National Basketball Association (NBA) team based in the Detroit metropolitan area. ... The Detroit Red Wings are a professional ice hockey team based in Detroit, Michigan. ... Major league affiliations American League (1901–present) Central Division (1998–present) Current uniform Retired Numbers 2, 5, 6, 16, 23, 42 Name Detroit Tigers (1901–present) Other nicknames The Bless You Boys Ballpark Comerica Park (2000–present) Tiger Stadium (1912-1999) Briggs Stadium (1938-1960) Navin Field (1912-1938) Bennett...


FSN Detroit HD is available

  • Comcast (Ch. 201) (Metro Detroit, Flint, Grand Rapids, Lansing)
  • DirecTV (Ch. 96 or 97) (Metro Detroit).
  • Wide Open West (Ch. 220)
  • Bright House (Ch. 232) (Redford, Novi, Farmington, Farmington Hills, Livonia)
  • Charter [Ch. 791] (West Michigan)

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FSN Plus

In 2007, FSN Plus was launched to handle overflow games that could not air on FSN Detroit. It is an alternate feed rather than a full channel. FSN Plus is expected to show any sporting event that can't be shown on the regular FSN Detroit due to scheduling conflicts. It has a handful of Detroit Tigers games scheduled in 2007. Major league affiliations American League (1901–present) Central Division (1998–present) Current uniform Retired Numbers 2, 5, 6, 16, 23, 42 Name Detroit Tigers (1901–present) Other nicknames The Bless You Boys Ballpark Comerica Park (2000–present) Tiger Stadium (1912-1999) Briggs Stadium (1938-1960) Navin Field (1912-1938) Bennett...


List of local FSN Plus Providers/Channels


References and footnotes

  1. ^ [1]
  2. ^ [2]
  3. ^ Tigers, FSN Detroit Unveil Unprecedented Local TV Schedule. Retrieved on 2007-04-12.

Year 2007 (MMVII) is the current year, a common year starting on Monday of the Gregorian calendar and the AD/CE era. ... is the 102nd day of the year (103rd in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ...

External links

  • FSN Detroit
  • FSN Plus info page
  • Wings Play-by-Play man Daniels to broadcast Wings-Senators game from ice

 
 

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