The Alpena Newshttp://www.thealpenanews.comTop Blogsen-usWed, 16 Apr 2014 20:55:51 EDTWed, 16 Apr 2014 20:55:51 EDT madness is over just like that, March Madness is over. <P> For me, anyway. I suppose if you root for Wisconsin, Kentucky, Conneticut and Florida, it's still on. But my hope for a Michigan-Michigan State final faceoff was doubly dashed Sunday.Mon, 31 Mar 2014 18:52:34 EDTHowzat: Or How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love Cricket I first started as a sports writer here at the Alpena News, I wrote a lengthy column introducing myself and confessing to the fact that there were certain lapses in my knowledge of the sporting world.Tue, 25 Mar 2014 19:58:38 EDTLike following the stock market this month Forbes announced its annual billionaires list, also known as a list you and I aren't on (unless somehow a billionaire somehow stumbles upon More than 1,600 people around the world are on the list.Mon, 24 Mar 2014 17:36:28 EDTTending to Burnout's going to be a slow couple of weeks at the office for us sports guys. <P> Basketball playoffs are over and although several teams played their hearts out and got far, none of them made it to the big dance.Mon, 17 Mar 2014 20:31:48 EDTMore negative news about smoking of the things I do to relax before coming to the office is reading at either Mich-e-ke-wis or Starlite. It gets me away from distractions for a while and lets me prepare for the da.Mon, 17 Mar 2014 19:10:17 EDT