Neal Ruhl

Neal Ruhl is the host of “Big D Energy” on Woodward Sports Network alongside four time Stanley Cup Champion Darren McCarty

Ruhl is the television and radio voice of the Oakland Golden Grizzlies on TV-20 Detroit, ESPN+ and 1270AM, having called games in the NCAA Tournament in 2010 and 2011. He has called games featuring over 53 NBA Draft picks, over 43 MLS Draft Picks and three current Major League Baseball players.

Ruhl was named Hour Detroit Magazine’s “Best of Detroit 2020” and “Best of Detroit 2021” award winner for best sports play-by-play broadcaster in Detroit, beating out local broadcasters from the NFL, NBA, and Major League Baseball.

He has also worked as the play-by-play voice on the Detroit Pistons Radio Network alongside former NBA world champion Rick Mahorn, as well as the Chicago Bulls Radio Network with NBA world champion Bill Wennington.

Ruhl has been “The Voice of Detroit City FC” since 2015 calling City matches on Fox Sports Detroit as well the Detroit City regional television network vs Serie A, Liga MX & USL opponents to a worldwide audience.

Additionally, he calls national soccer broadcasts for the USL and NWSL on ESPN+ and Yahoo Sports.