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Super Bowl numerals confusing

June 29, 2014 For one season, anyway, the NFL will get it right. The league will be staging its 50th Super Bowl on Feb. 7, 2016, in San Francisco. more »»

World Cup action not so bad

June 22, 2014 I’ve got a confession to make. It’s difficult, but I have to get it off my chest. I’ve actually watched — egad — some of the World Cup soccer action on TV. more »»

Tigers not as good as predicted?

June 15, 2014 It’s easy to kick a team when it’s down and with the Detroit Tigers, it’s even more so. After starting out 27-12, the club had gone 7-17 heading into Saturday’s game. more »»

Biggest of prep events goes off with nary a hitch

June 8, 2014 It’s the largest, one-day high school sporting event in the Upper Peninsula every year. The U.P. more »»

Weather has hurt peninsula athletes

May 25, 2014 It was during the U.P. Division 1 track and field regional at Marquette on May 16, perhaps — if my memory serves me correctly — during the 3,200-meter run. more »»

Superior Lanes taking part in new national program

May 21, 2014 Today, this bowling column will be the last vestige, the last hanger-on of winter — I hope — as I’ve officially outlawed any more snow until at least Thanksgiving in Marquette. more »»

Hiring Van Gundy a bold step by Pistons

May 18, 2014 It’s a gamble, both financially for the Detroit Pistons and for the team’s future. Owner Tom Gores hired Stan Van Gundy last week to coach the team AND serve as its president of basketball operations. more »»

Splits, spares and strikes: On-again, off-again US Open illustrates troubles

May 16, 2014 There was a rather odd series of recent events that illustrate just a few of the struggles competitive bowling has been going through for more than a few years now. more »»

Craig Remsburg column: Lions may have made bad pick

May 11, 2014 It defies logic. But nothing the Detroit Lions do — or fail to do — surprises me anymore. The Lions stunned a lot of observers by selecting tight end Eric Ebron of North Carolina with their No. more »»

Splits, spares and strikes: High school bowlers Kilberg, McIntire achieve U.P. firsts

May 6, 2014 Whether or not winter ever leaves town, the last of that season’s high school sports has been done for at least six weeks. more »»

Craig Remsburg column: Red Wings will undergo changes

May 4, 2014 Detroit Red Wings fans coming to grips with the team’s first-round exit in the Stanley Cup playoffs know one thing for sure: There will be roster changes for next seaso. more »»

Splits, spares and strikes: Youth bowlers can go for Junior Gold

April 21, 2014 Quality youth bowling will be paid off in gold — Junior Gold, that is — at Superior Lanes the first Saturday in May. more »»

Craig Remsburg column: 7 innings for MLB? No way

April 20, 2014 Regulation pro baseball games have been nine innings in length since 1857 when the Knickerbocker Club in New York reportedly established rules for the game. more »»

Splits, spares and strikes: Uitto nearly becomes first 80-year-old bowler in area with 300

April 15, 2014 In the nearly 20 years at The Mining Journal that I’ve written about bowling achievements, I’ve told a few people about a goal I’ve coveted — reporting a story about an 80-year-old who bowls a... more »»

Craig Remsburg column: Babcock deserves credit for coaching

April 13, 2014 Mike Babcock has a resume most pro hockey coaches can only dream about. The Detroit Red Wings’ head coach for nine seasons, he has just set the NHL franchise’s record for career wins with 414. more »»

Splits, spares and strikes: St. Onge, Goldsworthy top winners in annual Marquette County USBC Association tourney

April 8, 2014 One thing Dave St. Onge has in common with Andy Goldsworthy is both are fairly hard throwers on the lanes. Now St. more »»

Splits, spares and strikes: Ishpeming’s Tim Starrine goes eight years between 300 games

April 1, 2014 Tim Starrine waited eight years almost to the day to bowl his fifth perfect 300 game. If he’d have waited another week, he wouldn’t have made history at Red Rock Lanes in Ishpeming. more »»

Splits, spares and strikes: Bowl for Kids Sake puts ‘fun’ in fundraiser

March 24, 2014 Big Brothers Big Sisters has hit upon a great fundraiser with Bowl for Kids’ Sake, and our area agency, BBBS of Marquette and Alger Counties, is among those who get a huge amount of their financial... more »»

Craig Remsburg column: Semifinal appearances by Miners a special achievement

March 23, 2014 Some fans can accept nothing but a season-ending championship from the team they follow. Anything less is failure, something they can’t stomach. more »»

Splits, spares and strikes: Near-perfection comes off the clearance rack for Salminen

March 18, 2014 If you’ve ever met Scott Salminen, you’d know the latest fad doesn’t impress him in the leas. more »»



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