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Meijer LPGA Classic Presented by Kraft Reveals $600,000 Donation to Simply Give

The Meijer LPGA Classic Presented by Kraft, Walker-based Meijer's community-focused inaugural LPGA golf tournament, boosted Meijer's Simply Give food pantry-supporting and hunger-fighting program on Wednesday.

Meijer LPGA Classic by Kraft representatives made a $600,000 donation to Simply Give, which helps Midwest food pantries restock their shelves and improve quality of life for thousands of families.

The proceeds were from the 72-hole tournament, held Aug. 7 to 10 at Blythefield Country Club in Belmont and won by South Korean rookie Mirim Lee.

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Baton Twirling is Taken to new Heights by This Yound Girl [Video]

Wow. Just, wow. That's about all you can say when you watch this phenom show off her baton twirling skills.

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College Football 2014 Season Preview: 10 Big Questions That Need Answers

Our long national nightmare is almost over, and we are down to just a few more days until college football returns on August 28. Here are some of the burning issues we can't wait to see play out in the coming weeks.

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GVSU Football Opens Season Ranked #2 in National Poll

Another strong season is expected for GVSU Football.

The Sporting News and USA Today rank Grand Valley as the second best team in the country.

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Florida State Tops Preseason AP Top 25 Poll; MSU No. 8; Notre Dame 17th

Defending champion Florida State picks up right where it left off last season, atop the college football rankings.

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Tony Stewart Will Not Race in NASCAR’s Pure Michigan 400 at Michigan International Speedway On Sunday

Tony Stewart will not race Sunday in the Pure Michigan 400 at Michigan International Speedway in Brooklyn.

Stewart is skipping his second NASCAR Sprint Cup race since hitting and killing a driver in a dirt track race at a New York track last week.

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Bo Schembechler Would Not Have Approved: Michigan Football to Wear All Blue Uniforms

The University of Michigan has announced its will wear all blue uniforms for the Wolverines' night football game with Penn State on Oct. 11 at Michigan Stadium in Ann Arbor.

Michigan already has the classiest uniform in all of sports.

Why would you mess with that? 

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13-Year-Old Girl’s Shutout Sends Team to Little League Baseball World Series [Video]

Pitching a shutout can be a pretty hard thing to accomplish in baseball.

However, 13-year-old Mo'Ne Davis is doing it with style in leading Philadelphia's Taney Youth Baseball Association All-Stars to the Little League Baseball World Series.

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Tony Stewart Hits, Kills Driver Walking on Upstate New York Racetrack

NASCAR driver Tony Stewart hit and killed another driver during an Empire Super Sprint car race at the Canandaigua Motorsports Park, according to local officials. Tony Stewart will not race in Sunday's NASCAR Sprint Cup race at Watkins Glen International.

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Western Little League All Stars Head To Senior League World Series

The Western Grand Rapids Little League All Stars won the Central Regional in Illinois Thursday, now they head off to Bangor, Maine to play for the World Championship.

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Championship Little League Team Led by Secret Weapon; You Won’t Believe Who [Video]

Boy, oh, boy can this girl play baseball.

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Tournament Week Arrives for Inaugural Meijer LPGA Classic presented by Kraft [Video]

Tournament week has arrived for the inaugural Meijer LPGA Classic Presented by Kraft.

The 20th stop on the LPGA Tour, the Meijer LPGA Classic is being played Thursday through Aug. 10 at Blythefield Country Club. Walker-based Meijer's nudge for a community-focused LPGA tournament is that all proceeds benefit Meijer's Simply Give food pantry-supporting and hunger-fighting program.

Nine of the top 10 LPGA pros are in the 144-player field, including Stacy Lewis, the No. 1 female golfer in the world; U.S. Women’s Open champion Michelle Wie; rookie superstar Lydia Ko; and veterans such as Paula Creamer and Lexi Thompson.

Tickets for the Meijer Classic, which has a $1.5 million purse, are still available. Pre-tournament activities start Monday.

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