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Suh didn’t cross line this time

December 2, 2012 Ndamukong Suh is a nasty football player. Some say dirty. The Detroit Lions defensive tackle is aggressive, to be sure. That’s what makes him good in a violent, physical environment. more »»

Armchair QB: Lions find unique ways to lose

November 29, 2012 Silly me, I should’ve realized even when the Detroit Lions players can’t figure out how to lose a game, its head coach would. more »»

Too many private schools in finals

November 26, 2012 Venting on a Monday: ? Notice that of the 16 teams that played for MHSAA football championships Friday and Saturday nine were private schools? There were three complete divisions — 1, 3 and 4 —... more »»

Armchair QB: Be thankful your team still has a heartbeat

November 21, 2012 If you’re a fan of any team in the NFC North, you can find something to be thankful for this Thanksgiving. Specifically, thankful for hope. more »»

Billings’ goal is to bowl again

November 20, 2012 Branden Billings is just hoping to throw a bowling ball again next spring. more »»

Lions need a win today against Packers

November 18, 2012 I don’t know Gavin Poquette, but I like what the 8-year-old Marquette resident has to say. more »»

Week of the backup QB

November 15, 2012 This time in mid-November in the NFL should be dubbed “The Week of the Quarterback” or more precisely, “The Week of the Backup Quarterback. more »»

Country Lanes manager Sandberg wins inaugural match play championship

November 13, 2012 Clay Sandberg wasn’t getting any sympathetic looks or sentimentality votes at Country Lanes on Saturday evening. more »»

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 »»



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