Grunwald's Operation Yellow Ribbon blog: It's Sunday and I am stuck in Kuwait. I am at Al Ali Salem Air Force Base, you know - the place that doesn't exist on paper nor is it acknowledged by any of the governments. When I arrived in Kuwait I was the only one to get off the plane here. I guess Kuwait is not exactly a tourist attraction this time of year! I was on a commercial flight that had 35 people on it. As I walked down the gate I expected people there from the Army or Navy to meet me. NOPE! It was 1:30 a.m. so I found my way to customs and still no one... Iraq blog: Radio DJ has rocky road to Baghdad (Tue 11/14)
WRIF's Morning Show, Drew & Mike, will send one lucky winner and a guest to Columbus on Saturday to watch the Wolverines battle the Buckeyes in the biggest rivalry in college football. The morning show duo will give the trip away through a field goal kicking contest tomorrow at the WRIF studios.
Ten listeners were qualified on-air to join the morning show tomorrow, November 15th at 7am to participate in the contest. The contestant who kicks the most field goals in a series of rounds will pick up tickets to the U of M vs. Ohio State game in Columbus on Saturday, plus hotel accommodations and a $101 gas card.
“Rivalry Rewind” and “Spotlight” packaged into 90-minute video; available Nov 15 at Meijer and other retailers
“Rivalry Rewind,” FSN Detroit's original program that captured the pageantry, intensity and drama of this year's Michigan-Michigan State football game, is part of a collector's edition DVD that is available starting Wednesday
(Nov. 15) at Meijer stores and other fine retailers.The DVD includes a 60-minute director's cut version of “Rivalry
Rewind” that features field level video, natural sound and each school's radio play-by-play actualities to tell the story of this year's game from an on-field perspective. Fans of both schools will experience the pre-game tailgating, team warm-ups, passionate locker room speeches and the rest of the emotions that surround the Michigan-Michigan state rivalry.
Expanded from its on-air 30-minute version, the bonus materials on the DVD include expanded pregame, halftime and post-game footage, much of it exclusive to FSN.
“What makes ‘Rivalry Rewind” so engaging is the unprecedented level of access both schools gave our crew,” said Greg Hammaren, Vice President/General Manager, FSN Detroit. “Their cooperation makes this a must-have addition to any fan's library.” “Rivalry Rewind” is an original production of FSN Detroit. Additional video and audio provided by Host Communications, Michigan Sate University, Michigan Sports Television and MSU Sports
Broadcasting. Special thanks to the Big Ten Conference, Michigan State University and the University
Also on the DVD is a 30-minute episode of FSN's “Spotlight” that focuses on the history of the Michigan-Michigan State football rivalry. Told from the perspective of those intimately familiar with the rivalry, “Spotlight” provides a fascinating look at the rivalry's origins and some of the memorable games through the years.