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Dad sparked my love of sports

November 11, 2012 With it being Veterans Day today, at least two things come to mind: We should all give thanks to the men and women who have served our country in the Armed Forces and helped preserve the freedoms we... more »»

Avoding the losers is an all-too-common phenomenon when picking NFL games

November 8, 2012 Now maybe it’s just me, but there’s been a disturbing trend for most of this season when it comes to picking winners of NFL games. more »»

Ayotte calls on an old ‘friend’ at Country Lanes

November 6, 2012 Like a true and trusted friend, Glenn Ayotte’s old bowling ball always seems to be there waiting for him. more »»

Tigers need to tweak roster

November 4, 2012 Their World Series colossal flop nevertheless, the Detroit Tigers still turned in a banner season in 2012. more »»

Save the theories for brain surgery, quantum physics

November 1, 2012 At least last week’s picks weren’t mediocre because I didn’t know what I was doing. No, instead it was only because I didn’t know what I was talking about. more »»

Broken bowling balls don’t stop Garrow’s quest for 300 game at Superior Lanes

October 30, 2012 Somewhere, maybe in one of those science fiction parallel universes, there’s a bowling column being written on behalf of the bowling pins. more »»

Scratch series event resurrected for one time in Ishpeming

October 23, 2012 An event near and dear to my heart will be brought back to life one special time in less than three week. more »»

Tigers not getting their due

October 21, 2012 A lot has already been made of the Detroit Tigers’ historic sweep of the New York Yankees in the American League Championship Series, and rightfully so. more »»

Packers are proving my theory

October 18, 2012 Packer fans, you probably won’t mind your favorite team becoming my guinea pig for this week after that rousing victory on Sunday night in Houston. more »»

From a $10 bill to Bob Dylan, there’s a saying for every situation

October 16, 2012 Thank goodness Monday was bowling night in Ishpeming, because it reminded me that I’ve wanted to trot out some of my favorite sayings on the lanes. more »»

Karras, Lynch remembered as Detroit legends

October 14, 2012 Some people remember Alex Karras as “Mongo” in the movie classic “Blazing Saddles.” Or the father in the long-running television sitcom “Webster. more »»

NFL surprises have been good and bad

October 11, 2012 Now that we’re about a third of the way into the NFL season, there are a number of surprising teams, both good and ba. more »»

Scented bowling balls make one company stand out from the rest

October 9, 2012 First off today, check the date at the top of the page. Really, it isn’t April Fools Day. more »»

Tigers’ Cabrera is a special player, season one to remember

October 7, 2012 In 1967, the Green Bay Packers won the inaugural Super Bowl game, the Beatles released their “Sgt. Pepper’s Lonely Hearts Club Band” album and a gallon of gas cost 33 cent. more »»

Packers stolen win should count for something in the final standings

October 4, 2012 Since the NFL won’t admit it really should take the blame for Green Bay’s Monday night loss in Seattle last week, maybe I can broker an agreement to keep Packers’ fans from placing a bounty on... more »»

Bowling, poker have striking similarities

October 2, 2012 A couple of things got me thinking about how my longtime passion, bowling, is similar to my newfound interest in poker. more »»

Lions lack of pass rush is baffling

September 30, 2012 Detroit Lions fans have seen their favorite NFL team make a lot of mistakes over the years that have cost the club wins. A lot of mistakes. Last Sunday was no exceptio. more »»

My picks were as bad as the replacements

September 27, 2012 There’s plenty I want to say about the replacement refs fiasco in the Green Bay Packers’ loss on Monday night. What I’d rather not rant about is how brutal my picks were last wee. more »»

Pro Bowling Association exempt fields have choked off supply of vital young talent

September 25, 2012 Today I’m getting back up on my bowling soapbox, but I assure you it’s only going to happen once in a great while. more »»

ESPN show changed our culture

September 23, 2012 It’s a milestone not every sports fan knows about. more »»



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