2016

 
 

PHOTOS: Renovations underway at Wrigley Field in Chicago

TweetAmericaJR’s Jason Rzucidlo recently visited Wrigley Field, home of the 2016 World Champion Chicago Cubs. Offseason work  included gutting the seating behind home plate to build an exclusive club called the American Airlines 1914 Club. Also, the Cubs are getting new offices and a plaza (with a videoboard where fans can watch the game). Finally, the bullpens were removed from down the foul lines and are being moved under the bleachers.


WATCH: 2016 Automotive News/PwC Shareholder Value Awards in Detroit

TweetAmericaJR’s Jason Rzucidlo reports from the Detroit Marriott at the Renaissance Center for the 2017 Automotive News World Congress. In this video, watch for the presentation of the 2016 Automotive News/PwC Shareholder Value Awards. Your hosts are Rick Hanna from PwC and Jason Stein from Automotive News. Penske Automotive Chairman Roger Penske will accept an award on behalf of his company’s shareholder value. Other winners include: Lithia Motors, Inc.; Calsonic Kansei Corp.; Suzuki Motor Corp.; and Shanghai Automotive Ind. Corp.


PHOTO GALLERY: 35th annual Plymouth Ice Festival @ Kellogg Park

TweetAmericaJR’s Jason Rzucidlo was LIVE at Kellogg Park for the 35th annual Plymouth Ice Festival. It is a world-class event in beautiful downtown Plymouth that is exciting and fun for the whole family. Furthermore, the event is committed to spreading the word about downtown Plymouth and helping the local business community thrive through event outreach and marketing efforts. Sculptures are available for viewing 24 hours a day and will remain standing after the event – weather permitting. There are plenty of selfie opportunities for you and your friends! The PlymouthRead More


Scarlett Johansson is Forbes’ highest-grossing actor – and Marvel Avenger – of 2016

Tweet2016 became another Marvel-ous year of superheroes, but none more marvelous and beautiful as Scarlett Johansson, whom Forbes has named the year’s highest-grossing actor thanks to “Captain America: Civil War”, the year’s highest-grossing movie with $1.15 billion dollars worldwide.  With the addition of her role in the ensemble “Hail, Caesar!”, that brings an estimated worldwide total of $1.2 billion. “Captain America: Civil War”, which celebrates the 75th anniversary of Marvel’s first super-soldier Avenger Steve Rogers, finds Scarlett’s Natasha Romanoff/Black Widow caught in the web of the once-united Avengers being divided overRead More


Bat-Fleck and Batman ’66: Holy Superheroes of 2016!

TweetIn 2016, the Bat wasn’t dead but rose again not once, not twice but three times on both the big and small screen. This year, Bat-signaled the 50th anniversary of grade-A Adam West as ABC’s “Batman” alongside Burt Ward’s Boy Wonder Robin.  Though one of the “masked vigilantes”, Batman remains a masked manhunter for justice: the campy yet cool Caped Crusader, a sworn masked deputy of law and order in Gotham City against the Riddler (Frank Gorshin), the Joker (Cesar Romero), the Penguin (Burgess Meredith), the Catwoman (Julie Newmar, LeeRead More


Captain America and Wonder Woman: Superhero Ambassadors of 2016

TweetOur entire nation as well as the world were united in 2016 to celebrate 75 years of two superheroes who are avenging and lassoing all their might on the side of right as the real red-white-blue shield against tyranny, oppression, cruelty, and corruption: Marvel’s Captain America and DC Comics’ Wonder Woman. The world’s first super-soldier, Steve Rogers is a kid from Brooklyn that went on to become a living legend: the first Avenger who fights not for himself, but fights for those who can’t fight back.  The ultimate good-guy whoRead More


PHOTOS: Boston College 36, Maryland 30 Football @ Ford Field

TweetAmericaJR’s Jason Rzucidlo was LIVE at Ford Field in downtown Detroit for the 2016 Quick Lane Bowl. The game featured a match up between the Maryland Terrapins and the Boston College Eagles. Keep checking back for more photos throughout the game. This was Boston College’s 25th bowl appearance in school history and the 15th over the last 18 years. It was their second time playing a bowl game at Ford Field in Detroit. Their most recent was the 2002 Motor City Bowl when they beat the University of Toledo 51-25.Read More


Boston College holds off Maryland to win the Quick Lane Bowl, 36-30

TweetDETROIT — What a thrilling finish! Boston College beat Maryland, 36-30 in the 2016 Quick Lane Bowl at Ford Field on Monday afternoon. The game was broadcast LIVE on ESPN. “It’s huge, it’s my first bowl game and win,” said Boston College Quarterback Patrick Towles. “This is something that you can really, really build upon. All year long we’ve played complimentary football. You always have faith in your defense. You’ve got to prepare that they’re going to score. You remember the teammates and the friendships you built. Hopefully, I canRead More


WATCH: 2016 Quick Lane Bowl (Detroit) Post-Game Interviews

TweetAmericaJR’s Jason Rzucidlo reports from Ford Field in downtown Detroit for the 2016 Quick Lane Bowl. Boston College held off Maryland to win the game, 36-30. In this video, watch for post-game interviews with the coaches and top players from the game. You’ll hear from Boston College Head Coach Steve Addazio and Maryland Head Coach DJ Durkin. In addition, we’ve got Boston College players Truman Gutapfel (T),  Kevin Kavalec (DE), Patrick Towles (QB), and Mike Walker (WR).    


PHOTO GALLERY: 2016 Quick Lane Bowl @ Ford Field in Detroit

TweetAmericaJR’s Jason Rzucidlo was LIVE at Ford Field in downtown Detroit for the 2016 Quick Lane Bowl. The game featured a match up between the Maryland Terrapins and the Boston College Eagles. Keep checking back for more photos throughout the game. This was Boston College’s 25th bowl appearance in school history and the 15th over the last 18 years. It was their second time playing a bowl game at Ford Field in Detroit. Their most recent was the 2002 Motor City Bowl when they beat the University of Toledo 51-25.Read More