Quicken Loans HQ to stay in Michigan

Dan Gilbert announced today that Quicken Loans, the nation’s largest online retail mortgage lender, will move its headquarters and 4,000 employees to downtown Detroit. Quicken is currently headquartered in the Detroit suburb of Livonia, with operations scattered throughout that suburban area. There had been faint hope among some Cleveland political leaders in March, 2006 that […]

Reghi catches up

In Their Words is a weekly feature appearing Sundays in The Blade’s sports section. Blade sports writer Maureen Fulton talked with Michael Reghi, a longtime sports broadcaster in Ohio who was the television voice of the Cleveland Cavaliers for 12 years. Fans of the Cleveland Cavaliers endured a long run of mediocrity before their recent […]

DISH Network to offer HD for the Cleveland Cavaliers

DISH Network(r), home of the best sports and movies in HD as well as the best HD DVR in the industry, announced today the launch of four regional sports networks in high definition (HD). The four regional sports networks now featuring game-only HD content on DISH Network are:  * Altitude Sports and Entertainment (ch. 360), […]

Flash Seats in Court again

Electronic ticketing venture Flash Seats filed a federal lawsuit on Monday seeking to guard against what it considers patent infringement. The lawsuit in the U.S. District Court of Delaware alleges that Irvine, Calif.-based Paciolan’s Ticket Marketplace infringes on Flash Seats’ patent for electronic ticketing. The lawsuit seeks a court order protecting its patent and awarding […]

Ferry Vows Revenge

Cleveland Cavaliers General Manager Danny Ferry, who played at Duke, arrived at the Cavs’ new $25-million practice facility this week to find one of his office walls painted Carolina blue, complete with a professional-looking UNC logo and a Tar Heel footprint. “I have no sense of humor when it comes to that,” Ferry told reporters. […]

Ben Wallace Speaks Out

Ben Wallace speaks with WDFN-AM during a recent stint in Michigan to spread the word about the new, low-cost ($14.98) basketball shoes he’s promoting. Wallace says he knew Cleveland would come out strong, but was still surprised the Pistons lost the series. While watching the series, he says couldn’t help but think of what he […]