Monday, February 13th, 2017

 

Reunion at the University of Detroit Mercy Features Dick Vitale

TweetDETROIT —  Oakland ran off to a 52-34 first-half lead and stopped an end of the game rally by Detroit Mercy to take a 89-80 victory at Calihan Hall.  The Golden Grizzlies got 23 from both Jalen Hayes and Sherron Dorsey-Walker and Martez Walker added 20 in a Horizon League contest. A spirited and large crowd enjoyed ESPN’s Dick Vitale as he addressed the present day Detroit Mercy Titan supporters.  His 1976-77 team was honored in a 40th season reunion celebration.  The pep-band was energetic and kept the iconic fieldhouseRead More


PHOTOS: AmericaJR Live at the 2017 Chicago Auto Show — Part Four

TweetAmericaJR’s Jason Rzucidlo and Cory Martin were LIVE at McCormick Place for the 2017 Chicago Auto Show. In this gallery, look for photos of the debut vehicles we saw here. You’ll see the all-new 2017 Ram 1500 Copper Sport, Ram TSX Concept truck, Mercedes-Benz GT C Edition 50 and the Toyota Prius Prime among others. We’ll also show you some cool sports cars and luxury vehicles. Check back tomorrow for more of our photos from the Chicago Auto Show… For tickets and more information, please visit www.chicagoautoshow.com.


WATCH: 2018 Hyundai Elantra GT debuts at Chicago Auto Show

TweetAmericaJR’s Jason Rzucidlo reports from McCormick Place for the 2017 Chicago Auto Show. In this video, watch for an interview with Scott Margason, director, product planning at Hyundai Motor America. Lower, wider, and longer, the all-new Elantra GT adds a more aggressive stance and interior volume to its clean European style and driving dynamics. When the new hatchback arrives this summer, shoppers can choose between two models, the efficient, smooth running GT, or the more powerful and fun-to-drive GT Sport. Elantra GT is based on the new-generation i30 model designedRead More


Movie Monday: Upcoming Movie Releases for Friday, Feb. 17

TweetLook for these new movies to hit the box office on Friday, February 17, 2017: “The Great Wall” Rated PG-13. 103 minutes. Action, Adventure, Fantasy, Thriller. -Matt Damon, Tian Jing, Willem Dafoe, Andy Lau; Director: Yimou Zhang. “Fist Fight” Rated R. 91 minutes. Comedy. -Christina Hendricks, JoAnna Garcia Swisher, Charlie Day, Ice Cube; Director: Richie Keen. “A Cure for Wellness” Rated R. 146 minutes. Mystery, Thriller -Jason Isaacs, Dane DeHaan, Mia Goth, Celia Imrie; Director: Gore Verbinski. “Land of Mine” Rated R. 100 minutes. Drama, History, War. -Roland Moller, LouisRead More