The Daily Mining Gazettehttp://www.mininggazette.comTop Headlinesen-usTue, 4 Aug 2015 17:57:05 EDTTue, 4 Aug 2015 17:57:05 EDT From the Penalty Box up in Michigan's Upper Peninsula, I, like most local children grew up liking the Detroit Tigers baseball team. As I got older, it became apparent to my father first and then to me that I was never going to make it as a baseball player.Tue, 4 Aug 2015 00:00:00 EDTThe end of the Line in March, as I drove away from the Breslin Center after Calumet won the Class C girls' basketball state championship, I couldn't help but notice the intense glare of the setting sun.Thu, 30 Jul 2015 00:00:00 EDTGivens deserving of honor the City of Hancock recently named a Little League baseball field in honor of the late Bill Givens, they were recognizing a person who was one of the true sports mentors in our area.Wed, 29 Jul 2015 00:00:00 EDTGo west, young man for a Red Line: After Dark confession: I listen to West Coast baseball games while going to bed partially just because I can and partially as an attempt to induce baseball-themed dreams while drifting off to sleep.Thu, 23 Jul 2015 00:00:00 EDTESPYs bordered on ludicrous late Arthur Ashe and Jimmy Valvano were probably spinning in their graves after the recent ESPY Awards. The ESPYs once were one of the most prestigious sports awards given out, but they took big a hit after the most recent announcements.Wed, 22 Jul 2015 00:00:00 EDT