The Daily Mining Gazettehttp://www.mininggazette.comTop Headlinesen-usFri, 5 Feb 2016 19:03:38 EDTFri, 5 Feb 2016 19:03:38 EDT did in the all-star games are any number of reasons that all-star games in professional sports have all but lost their meaning. I'm not talking about baseball's all-star game, which is the lone "classic" that carries any importance.Wed, 3 Feb 2016 00:00:00 EDTDawg days of winter a hockey fan first and a sports enthusiast second, I cannot help but smile this week after the weekend earned by both current and former members of local teams whose nicknames are dog-related.Tue, 2 Feb 2016 00:00:00 EDTChess games by coaches are intriguing one of the most overlooked part of any athletic contest is the ongoing chess game between the coaches. Over the years, I've had the chance to watch some of the all-time coaching greats.Wed, 27 Jan 2016 00:00:00 EDTTo All-Star or not to All-Star a year ago today, I was preparing for my NHL All-Star adventure in Columbus, Ohio. What an adventure it was.Tue, 26 Jan 2016 00:00:00 EDTA hallowed U.P. mark about to fall all accounts, one of the most hallowed records in Upper Peninsula prep sports history could fall this winter. St.Thu, 21 Jan 2016 00:00:00 EDT