Mining Journalhttp://www.miningjournal.netTop Headlinesen-usWed, 3 Sep 2014 01:00:01 EDTWed, 3 Sep 2014 01:00:01 EDThttp://blogs.law.harvard.edu/tech/rssLong PAT kicks not the answerhttp://www.miningjournal.net/page/content.detail/id/604407.htmlNo other play in the NFL - though the kickoff where few runbacks are attempted and a quarterback taking a knee are not far behind - is more boring than the kick after a touchdown is scored.Sun, 31 Aug 2014 00:00:00 EDTPistons' changes not nearly enoughhttp://www.miningjournal.net/page/content.detail/id/603956.htmlTraining camp for the Detroit Pistons won't start until Sept. 30 and the team's opening game for the 2014-15 season isn't until Oct. 29 at Denver.Sun, 24 Aug 2014 00:00:00 EDTLoose bullpens sink shipshttp://www.miningjournal.net/page/content.detail/id/603594.htmlWith all the heavy rain in Marquette County on Monday, an analogy occurred to me about the current state of the Detroit Tigers. It has to do with water, as in a sinking ship, more specifically a sinking ocean liner.Tue, 19 Aug 2014 00:00:00 EDTU.P. girls make most of trip to Europehttp://www.miningjournal.net/page/content.detail/id/603029.htmlNo doubt members of Team Michigan - a 10-member girls basketball squad from the Upper Peninsula - are just getting their lives back to normal after a whirlwind, 14-day trip to three European countries.Sun, 10 Aug 2014 00:00:00 EDTDelaying Suh talks not good for Lionshttp://www.miningjournal.net/page/content.detail/id/602571.htmlNo matter the spin Detroit Lions president Tom Legwand and general manager Pete Mayhew want to give it, postponing contract talks with defensive tackle Ndamukong Suh until after the season is not good news.Sun, 3 Aug 2014 00:00:00 EDT