Detroit Free Press Sports Writers
The Detroit Free Press has two sports writers on staff – Shawn Windsor and Carlos Monarrez. They write on the Detroit Pistons, Tigers and other teams. In this week’s issue, we’ll talk about the Detroit Pistons, Corky Meinecke, Evan Petzold and the Pistons Pulse.
Talking Tigers with Detroit Free Press Sports
John Keating, former 13 ON YOUR SIDE sports anchor, reflects on the 2018 Detroit Tigers offseason and talks about the Tigers’ offseason plans. While the status of manager Ron Gardenhire is a major concern, Keating believes the team is poised for a strong season. He cites free-agent signings and veteran leadership as contributing factors.
Evan Petzold is the lead sports reporter for the Detroit Free Press. He grew up in southeast Michigan and has been reading the newspaper since he was in middle school. He earned his journalism degree from Central Michigan University and interned at several publications. While at Central Michigan, he interned with the Los Angeles Dodgers’ Single-A affiliate, the Great Lakes Loons, in Midland, and at 247Sports in Ann Arbor. While at the Detroit Free Press, Petzold covered the Detroit Tigers as a lead beat writer. He built relationships with front office personnel and filed stories and features quickly and accurately.
Corky Meinecke, Detroit Free Press Sports Writer, has passed away at the age of 52. He was born in Millington, Michigan, and had previously worked for the Bay City Times, Grand Rapids Press, and Detroit News before joining the Detroit Free Press. His most recent assignment was to cover the Detroit Pistons. He is survived by his wife Valerie, son Derrick Meinecke, and two daughters. He is also survived by his parents in Millington, Michigan.
If you like to listen to basketball podcasts, you should check out The Detroit Free Press Pistons Pulse podcast. Hosted by Bryce Simon of MotorCityHoops and Omari Sankofa II of The Detroit Free Press, this podcast will keep you updated on every aspect of Pistons basketball. The show will offer interesting analysis and insight into Pistons games.
If you’re interested in the Detroit Pistons, you’ve come to the right place. You can read the latest sports news and analysis from Detroit Free Press sportswriters Shawn Windsor and Carlos Monarrez. The Detroit Free Press sports team is in rebuilding mode and has a lot of questions on its roster.
Carlos Monarrez is an American journalist who works as a sports writer for the Detroit Free Press. He has been covering the Detroit Lions since 2006. Prior to joining the Free Press, he covered the Detroit Pistons of the NBA and the Detroit Red Wings of Major League Baseball. He also has experience covering Michigan State basketball and football. Carlos stands at 5 feet and 8 inches tall.