Sports Columns Archive

Pistons should pursue Mark Jackson

While the Detroit Pistons front office remains rudderless without a general manager and coach, maybe owner Tom Gores should consider giving Mark Jackson a call. In three years Jackson did a great job as the Golden State Warriors coach, but was fired after the team lost in the first round after an emotional series against […]

Babcock wise to wait on extension with Wings

Mike Babcock is playing this smart, letting everyone know that he’s perfectly comfortable without a contract extension beyond next summer. That inevitably will ignite that special “if you’re not for us, you’re against us” Detroit parochialism. But Babcock would be crazy to sign a new deal with the Red Wings now because, like everybody else, […]