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Lions, Tigers must reboot

December 30, 2015 Another year is just ahead for sports fans. And it wouldn't be unfair to say that 2015 was very disappointing for many fans in Michigan, particularly in professional sports. more »»

Holiday distractions

December 29, 2015 I hope you all had a wonderfully Merry Christmas or Happy Hanukka. more »»

Older gyms had lots of character

December 24, 2015 Just recently while covering a basketball game in Lake Linden, a longtime fan remarked about the gym's size. “Not too many gyms this small any more,” he said. more »»

‘Cub’ was an unforgettable sports guy

December 16, 2015 The publication “Readers Digest” used to have a section entitled: “The most unforgettable person I ever met.” The late Denny Myllyla was certainly one of those kind of people. more »»

Confidence building

December 15, 2015 As a sports writer during the height of the winter season, I often find myself in numerous gyms and ice rinks each week. more »»

College playoff gets it right

December 9, 2015 It required a little bit of juggling but the College Football selection committee appears to have come up with a winner. more »»

Home invasion

December 8, 2015 For the greater Houghton-Hancock area hockey fans, we were subject to nearly 30 years of a struggling Michigan Tech hockey program. more »»

Coaching makes a difference

December 2, 2015 For those sports fans who don't believe that coaching can make a difference, you only had to look at two sideline masterpieces recently. more »»

Copper Island Classic indeed

December 1, 2015 First, I hope you all had a wonderful Thanksgiving holida. more »»

NFL parity translates to mediocrity

November 25, 2015 With a modest 3-7 record, there's actually talk about the Dallas Cowboys being in the playoff hunt. You can envision former New Orleans coach Jim Mora voicing his famous: "Playoffs?" spiel. more »»

‘Sustain’

November 24, 2015 During both his postgame discussions Saturday night with Dirk Hembroff of 93.5 WKMJ and with me, No. more »»

The hypocrisy in college sports

November 18, 2015 The uprising at the University of Missouri was just the latest in the ever-continuing hypocrisy in college athletics. more »»

Replay blues

November 17, 2015 “It's unfortunate that the outcome of a game has to be in question like it was,” said Huskies coach Mel Pearson. “It's very disappointing. You ask your players to play hard and play the right way. more »»

Clutch performers are rare

November 11, 2015 Over the years I've had the chance to report on or watch numerous athletic contests. A few of them have been memorable, but for the most part, most have been pretty routine. more »»

State of Michigan Tech hockey

November 10, 2015 When current head coach Mel Pearson took over the No. 20 Michigan Tech Huskies' hockey program, he inherited a team that had won 10 more games only three times since 1998. more »»

Window slams shut in Detroit

November 4, 2015 If you think you heard a loud sound coming from the direction of Detroit this fall, it was the slamming of a window. more »»

College hockey weekend

November 3, 2015 What a weekend. I had the opportunity this weekend to catch nearly three of four college hockey games played by the Michigan Tech Huskies and the Finlandia Lions. more »»

The changing faces of sports fans

October 28, 2015 While covering the Forest Park-Lake Linden-Hubbell football game this past weekend, I had an interesting conversation with a longtime Lakes fan. more »»

Who are the Huskies?

October 27, 2015 The NCAA Division I hockey season is now a couple of weekends old. Early returns on the Michigan Tech Huskies are mixed, to say the least. more »»

A miracle keeps MSU at top

October 21, 2015 One of the main reasons the University of Michigan conducted its high-profile hiring of Jim Harbaugh as football coach last year was to regain its hold on the state of Michigan. more »»

 
 

 

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