The Daily Mining Gazette columnsen-usSun, 1 May 2016 14:52:22 EDTSun, 1 May 2016 14:52:22 EDT Lions GM faces acid test would be difficult to find a team in the National Football League that has bungled the annual college draft more often than the Detroit Lions. This is the team that has consistently made selections that boggle the mind.Wed, 27 Apr 2016 00:00:00 EDTThe thrill is gone for some sports it down to old age or whatever, but I recently missed two events I would have never dreamed of passing up just a few years ago. One was the Masters golf tournament, the other was the home opener for the Detroit Tigers.Wed, 20 Apr 2016 00:00:00 EDTWeather always has the last say was just a few weeks ago that a mid-March thaw had spring sports coaches and players thinking about a rare early start. As I pen this column today, there are snow flurries flying outside.Wed, 13 Apr 2016 00:00:00 EDTNow the fun begins may seem mean to those sports which are just starting up like baseball and softball, but I am back with another hockey column this week.Tue, 12 Apr 2016 00:00:00 EDTTigers could be good or bad on which national baseball publication you believe, this year's edition of the Detroit Tigers either will win the whole thing, or fall on their faces. If that sounds like hedging, well, it's the truth.Wed, 6 Apr 2016 00:00:00 EDT