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Monday night saves the day

October 7, 2011 ESCANABA — Every fantasy owner likes to enjoy a Monday night victory cigar once in a while. I got mine in the form of a Blount, LeGarrette Blount to be exac. more »»

Luck plays major role in fantasy football

September 30, 2011 ESCANABA — Being at the top of the fantasy football standings is not easy. As I’ve said before, it’s more luck than skill. more »»

Prep schedule

September 30, 2011 Tonight’s games Soccer Copper Country Christian at Big Bay de Noc, 5 Hannahville at Mackinac Island, 5 Volleyball Hannahville at Mackinac Island, 7 Football Mid Pen at Ewen-Trout Creek, 7 BR-Harris... more »»

Fantasy emotions are real in football

September 16, 2011 ESCANABA — I went through the full range of emotions while watching my fantasy team last Sunday. At roughly 11 a.m. more »»

(Fantasy) Football is finally here

September 9, 2011 ESCANABA — Week one of the fantasy football (and the bona-fide real-deal NFL) is finally her. more »»

(Fantasy) Football is back

September 2, 2011 ESCANABA — The most wonderful time of the year is nearly upon us again. more »»

Dickson was a sportsman

August 31, 2011 ESCANABA — Karl Dickson was never good enough to be the star athlete, but he was a great friend to all athletes during a long and storied life. more »»

Tapani, Twins celebrate 1991 World?Series crown

August 5, 2011 ESCANABA — The Minnesota Twins are celebrating their World Series championship of 1991 this weekend, and Escanaba’s Kevin Tapani is among the participants. more »»

U.P. golf courses ranked

May 21, 2011 ESCANABA — Three Upper Peninsula golf courses have received recognition as among the best in Michigan. Golfweek magazine has ranked Marquette Greywalls as No. more »»

Goofy grid proposal

May 13, 2011 ESCANABA — Several Upper Peninsula schools have played Wisconsin high school football teams over the years, with Escanaba among those getting much of that action. more »»

Verlander joins elite club

May 9, 2011 ESCANABA — How far has Justin Verlander come in his career? The fans at the Rogers Centre in Toronto Saturday evening provided a clue. more »»

McGinn is rewarded for his NFL reporting

May 7, 2011 ESCANABA — Bob McGinn has built a tremendous resume as a sportswriter and has an equally tremendous reputation for his incredible work ethic and his concise, penetrating insights into professional... more »»

What a busy week in the U.P. sports scene

April 29, 2011 ESCANABA — Beside missing the 40th annual Upper Peninsula Sports Hall of Fame induction banquet, a number of other things went on during a vacation trip to a Marine Corps reunion of my Vietnam... more »»

Monday night Lions? No way!

April 22, 2011 So the Detroit Lions are finally back on Monday Night Football. more »»

Old acquaintances honored

April 21, 2011 ESCANABA — The Upper Peninsula Sports Hall of Fame banquet is in Escanaba Saturday and three people I’ve known since they were young athletes are among the inductee. more »»

Prep calendar 4-21

April 21, 2011 Today’s games Track Superior Central Invitational at Marquette (Superior Dome), 1 Kingsford at Gladstone, 4 Tennis Gladstone at Iron Mountain, 4:45 Baseball Kingsford Legion at Escanaba, 5:30... more »»

Don't mess with the octopus

April 19, 2011 A recent turn of events has renewed the ever raging war between NHL fans and NHL commissioner Gary Bettman. more »»

Area rivals become new teammates

April 18, 2011 ESCANABA — Two area All-U.P. basketball players who have been opponents the past three years will be teammates this summer. more »»

Mystery Wings

April 13, 2011 Ah, that most wonderful time of year has come around again. It may be spring-type weather outdoors but it remains the dead of winter in one crucial place — the hockey rin. more »»

CCHA's future in doubt

March 30, 2011 ESCANABA — The winds of change are shifting toward the college hockey world and when the dust settles, it may shake the foundation of the sport to its cor. more »»

 
 

 

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