DETROIT (WOOD) - Matt Winer's audience has gotten a lot bigger in the last few decades.
He worked as a sports reporter for WOOD TV8 in the 1990s. Now, he's the studio host for TBS's MLB coverage.
"It's a big deal," he said.
The numbers agree. TBS has averaged 6.1 million viewers per ALCS game.
Winer was back in Michigan Tuesday as the Detroit Tigers took on the New York Yankees in Game 3 of the ALCS.
Sports Director Jack Doles filed this video report after catching up with Winer at Comerica Park.
On Saturday, the Michigan State Spartans will be taking on the Ohio State Buckeyes for the Big Ten College Football title. On Friday, fans began gathering in Indianapolis for the big game.
Two Kalamazoo men are in jail after Kalamazoo officers found them with money stolen from Sunny Mart Friday afternoon.
Two people were taken to the hospital after one vehicle crossed the center line, causing a head-on crash in Ada Township Friday night.