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7th Annual Radiothon Raises $1.28 Million

How the generosity of Detroiters made it our “lucky 7” broadcast by breaking records

We're Back!

Anchored by Mitch Albom, Mike Lupica, and Bob Ryan – three of The Sports Reporters longest-standing members – the magic of the show is now in podcast form, brought to you every Monday and Friday

Tuesdays is 20!

Get the 20th Anniversary Edition, with a new afterword!


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Now in Paperback

All humans are musical. Why else would the Lord give you a beating heart?


Have you read them all?


Bringing the music of Frankie Presto to life!

Featuring original songs including “Forever Wrong” by Sawyer Fredericks and others by Ingrid MichaelsonMat Kearney, and Phredley Brown.


The premier training center for young people to improve their community, starting with themselves. The center offers a unique approach to Motivational learning.

A Primo Dessert Experience

Now open in Campus Martius in downtown Detroit

100% of the profits benefit SAY Detroit

Who is Frankie Presto?

A virtuoso?
An overnight pop star?
An orphan?

A mystery…


Ex-Detroit Lions in playoffs gives us heartburn

I think the tipping point came last week, near the end of the NBC broadcast of the Bears-Eagles game, when Golden Tate caught a touchdown to propel Philadelphia into the second round of the playoffs. “The trade…was officially…worth it!” exclaimed Cris Collinsworth....

Rashida Tlaib’s profanity starts year on a low note

I made a New Year’s resolution to stay away from angry politics. It took less than a week to blow it. The dynamite to my best-laid plans came off the lips of newly minted Congresswoman Rashida Tlaib, who, shortly after being sworn in last week — before she took a...

How Detroiters stepped up to help save Haitian child’s life

Three weeks. That’s how long he had gone without eating. His water intake had been minimal, small sips, whatever he could keep down, and he couldn’t keep much down. Something was wrong with Gaelson, a 7-year-old orphan — at least we think he’s 7, as there...

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Inspired by visits to his dying professor Morrie Schwartz – who told him “Giving is living” – author Mitch Albom began to form charities in the mid-1990s. Today, S.A.Y. Detroit and the Have Faith Haiti Mission & Orphanage helping those who need it most.

Learn more about S.A.Y. Detroit’s many initiatives at Meet the special children of Have Faith Haiti at

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