Category Archives: Tony Gates Morning Show Blogs

Jeopardy! Champ Amy Schneider’s 40-Game Winning Streak Ends Over One Word

It all came down to one word. After 40 consecutive wins on Jeopardy!, Amy Schneider’s streak was broken on Wednesday. The answer that stumped Schneider was about countries of the world: “The only nation whose name in English ends in an ‘h’ and which is also one of the 10 most populous.” The correct response:…MORE

A New ‘Guitar Hero’ Could Be Coming

There hasn’t been a new Guitar Hero video game since 2015, but that could change soon. After Microsoft purchased Activision Blizzard, the company that made Guitar Hero, for $68.7 million and now it seems like the CEO of Microsoft Gaming, Phil Spencer, wants to bring the classic title back. In its heyday, Guitar Hero was…MORE

Viral Lions/Stafford fan gets tickets to go to NFC Championship Game

Did you see the video of the Lions fan that went nuts in his living room during the Rams-Bucs game on Sunday? His name is AJ Ferenz and clearly he loves Matthew Stafford as much as he loves the Detroit Lions. Ferenz is also from West Michigan. The video capturing his excitement went viral, and…MORE

Kelly Stafford blasts Ndamukong Suh on her podcast

Producer Travis Gibbs from the Tony Gates Morning Show here. Let me start this off by saying that I can’t stand Kelly Stafford. She has a big mouth and she’s received a lot of criticism over the last couple years because of it. She does a podcast called, “The morning after with Kelly Stafford” and…MORE

West Michigan man builds homemade curling rink in backyard

The Olympics are right around the corner and a teacher from Spring Lake High School is clearly excited about it. He built a curling rink in his backyard! WOOD TV 8 reports that Aaron Andres was originally inspired by the 2018 United States Men’s Curling team, which won the country’s first ever gold medal in…MORE

Sammy Hagar & The Circle Announce ‘Crazy Times’ Tour With George Thorogood

Sammy Hagar & The Circle will be hitting the road with George Thorogood & The Destroyers on the just-announced ‘Crazy Times’ tour. The 14-date tour kicks off Jne 10th in Bridgeport, CT and wraps up Sept. 10th in Irvine, CA. Tickets go on sale this Friday, Jan. 28th. The Circle is Hagar’s supergroup including fellow…MORE

Michigan man makes dog his ‘best man’ in wedding

A Michigan couple is getting a lot of attention on their wedding photos because of the best man…the groom’s dog Weller. Shane Hudson told the press “We could not have had a better wedding day” with Weller standing beside him and his new bride Amanda at the altar. The Hudsons spent time training the “Best…MORE

Kid Rock coming to Van Andel Arena in April

He’s coming back! MLive reports that Kid Rock will be making a pit stop in Grand Rapids at Van Andel Arena on April 16 with Grand Funk Railroad. This concert date is part of his upcoming ‘Bad Reputation’ tour. Kid Rock will be playing two dates at Pine Knob in September to wrap up the…MORE

Singer Meat Loaf dead at 74

Marvin Lee Aday, known as the singer Meat Loaf, died yesterday at the age of 74. He was known for his hit songs “Paradise by the Dashboard Light,” “Two Out of Three Ain’t Bad,” and “I’d Do Anything for Love (But I Won’t Do That)”. His family announced his passing yesterday on his official Facebook…MORE