Author Archives: pksmid

About pksmid

Reporter based in Chicago, focusing on the Brazilian community in Chicago and news from South America.

Tiger Watch: Delmon Young

As Opening Day quickly approaches, April 4th, we’ve turned to our sports contributors to get their insight on just who we should keep an eye on in what we are dubbing “Tiger Watch.” By Patrick Smith The Tigers two best … Continue reading

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Detroit Loyalty: Deeper than you think

By Patrick Smith Detroiters are obsessed with their national image. Unconsciously cataloguing every reference to the city, every piece of fiction set in the area. Attacking any comedian or personality who would dare denigrate it and scouring movies for local … Continue reading

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American Made – Jonas Jerebko

Pat Smith returns with a shiny new piece on a video series featuring Jonas Jerebko, the injured Pistons’ player we interviewed at Social Media Night, being produced by Nike Sportswear Sweden. By Patrick Smith The latest episode of Nike Sportswear Sweden’s “American Made” … Continue reading

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Trade Rumors

“Whether you think it’s a Rip trade or Tayshaun trade (laughs), something needs to be done.” – Tayshaun Prince By Patrick Smith There’s not much of a point for me to guess whether the proposed three-team, 15-player trade that would … Continue reading

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2010-11 Detroit Pistons Preview: Better than the worst

Taking a trip in the way-back machine, when The Woodward Spine was in its infancy stages, Jeff and I agreed that it would be a good idea to solicit posts from upstanding citizens outside of our two-person circle. Enter our first such … Continue reading

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