Mining Journalhttp://www.miningjournal.netTop Headlinesen-usMon, 31 Aug 2015 23:40:34 EDTMon, 31 Aug 2015 23:40:34 EDT'll (gulp) miss Packers' Nelson it was in 1957 when I first got interested in the Detroit Lions. That's when Bobby Layne and Co. beat the Cleveland Browns 59-14 for the NFL championship. Sadly, the Lions haven't won anything like it since.Sun, 30 Aug 2015 00:00:00 EDTParamski sparks Newberry in opener Journal Sports Staff HARBOR SPRINGS -John Paramski ran for three touchdowns and passed for another to lead the Newberry High School football team to a 28-6 season-opening victory over host Harbor Springs Friday night.Sun, 30 Aug 2015 00:00:00 EDTSports briefs' Encarnacion extends streak TORONTO (AP) - Blue Jays slugger Edwin Encarnacion has extended his career-long hitting streak to 24 games with a three-run homer in the first inning against Detroit.Sun, 30 Aug 2015 00:00:00 EDTReduce preseason schedule in NFL's time again to bring up the topic of reducing the number of NFL exhibition games. It has been discussed in the past, but never seems to gain enough steam to make it a reality.Sun, 23 Aug 2015 00:00:00 EDTSpartans deserve their due's August, so that means it's time for one of the country's best college football rivalries to ramp up again.Sun, 16 Aug 2015 00:00:00 EDT