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Kentucky, Wisconsin Return to NCAA Final Four

Top seeds Kentucky and Wisconsin won their respective regional finals on Saturday to return to the Final Four for the second consecutive year. Here’s a recap of the day’s action:

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Grand Rapids Native Father Pete McCormick is Chaplain for the Notre Dame Men’s Basketball Team [Video]

All eyes are on the NCAA Men's Basketball Tournament.

If you look closely you may find a familiar face on Notre Dame's bench.

Father Pete McCormick, a Grand Rapids native, is Chaplain for the Notre Dame men's basketball team.

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Over Celebrating Leads to Epic Fail for Soccer Team [Video]

We have all seen teams celebrating for a score, victory, whatever. But, sometimes it goes too far, as it did for this African league team.  While they were showboating after scoring a goal, this happened.

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Michigan State Advances to NCAA Elite 8 with 62-58 Win Over Oklahoma [Photos]

Travis Trice had 24 points, Denzel Valentine had 18 points and Branden Dawson added six points and 11 rebounds to lead Michigan State past Oklahoma 62-58 on Friday night in the NCAA Division I Men's Basketball Tournament in Syracuse, N.Y.

The eight-seeded Spartans (26-11) advanced to the Elite Eight in the East Region with the triumph at Syracuse University's Carrier Dome.

Third-seeded Oklahoma (24-11) got 21 points from Buddy Hield and 16 points and seven rebounds from TaShawn Thomas.

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Justin Verlander
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Young Fan in Justin Verlander Jersey Gets Surprise of a Lifetime

It's the newest trend in sports -- athletes showing up off the field right near unsuspecting fans.

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Dean Smith
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North Carolina’s Dean Smith Leaves Phenomenal Parting Gift to All His Former Players

The man known for the four corners offense is now known for the $200 gift.

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Photo Courtesy of the West Michigan Whitecaps
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Hot-To-Tot Wins 2015 West Michigan Whitecaps’ Food Vote

The votes have been tallied, and the winner of the sixth annual West Michigan Whitecaps food contest is Hot-To-Tot.

The buffalo chicken and bleu cheese covered tater tot concoction will be on the menu at Fifth Third Ballpark this season.

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Wayland Union Girls’ Basketball’s Presley Hudson Named High School Athlete of the Week [Video]

Presley Hudson, a senior who led the Wayland Union High School girls' basketball team to conference and district titles this season, has been named Meijer-97.9 WGRD High School Athlete of the Week.

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Purse Raised to $2 Million for Meijer LPGA Classic Presented by Kraft [Video]

A $2 million tournament purse certainly takes women's professional golf into the upper levels of women's golf.

That is exactly what the Meijer LPGA Classic presented by Kraft has done. The Grand Rapids tour stop is now one of the most notable tournaments on the women's tour.

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NCAA Sweet 16 Preview — We’ll Know the Final Four on Sunday Night

Sixteen men’s college basketball teams remain hopeful of making the 2015 Final Four in Indianapolis. Regional semifinals are set for Thursday and Friday, with the winners playing in the regional finals on Saturday and Sunday, respectively. Here’s a preview of the Sweet 16 matchups.

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New Michigan Football Coach Jim Harbaugh: ‘I’m Not Worth Five Million Dollars A Year’ [Video]

They're now calling him "Honest Jim."

In a moment of brutal honesty that stunned even the reporter, new University of Michigan Head Football Coach Jim Harbaugh admitted no coach is worth $5 million a year, including him.

However, he's not giving it back, and he's willing to work for it.

And then the reporter did 60 push-ups.

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Michigan State v Virginia
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Internet Hilariously Photoshops Denzel Valentine Sweet 16 Photo

A photo of Valentine celebrating after Michigan State beat Virginia wound up starting a Photoshop contest, and the results are memorable.

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