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78-Year-Old Woman Deadlifts 225 Pounds and You’re a Weakling

This woman is getting up there in years...and in pounds she can lift.

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Detroit Red Wings Celebrate Gordie Howe’s Upcoming 88th Birthday [Video]

There was a sold out crowd in attendance at Joe Louis Arena Monday night to watch the Detroit Red Wings take on the Buffalo Sabres. They were also there to wish a very special Happy Birthday to Red Wings' great Gordie Howe, who will soon celebrate his 88th birthday.

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Remember When The West Michigan Grand Prix Was A Thing? [Video]

This looked like a great event. What are your memories of the West Michigan Grand Prix?

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North Carolina & Syracuse Win to Complete Final Four Field

In a day of regional finals between Atlantic Coast Conference teams, North Carolina and Syracuse each won to advance to the 2016 NCAA Final Four in Houston. Here’s a recap of the action:

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North Carolina, Syracuse, Notre Dame & Virginia Advance To Elite 8

Four Atlantic Coast Conference schools — North Carolina, Syracuse, Notre Dame and Virginia — advanced to the NCAA Tournament's regional finals with victories on Friday night. Here's a recap of the night's Sweet 16 games:

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GVSU Women’s Basketball in Final Four Tonight, Game on National TV

With their fourth upset win of the tournament, Grand Valley State University Women's Basketball has advanced to the Final Four.

Last night, the Lakers beat 2-seed, #19 Pittsburg State, 59-56.

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Byron Center Special Olympics Athlete Hits Buzzer Beater, Does Flip, Earns Pistons Respect [Video]

Last weekend's most impressive buzzer beater and celebration was in Grand Rapids.

17-year-old Special Olympics athlete Walter Alvesteffer hit a buzzer beater then did a flip to pump up the crowd.

Detroit Piston Andre Drummond and former Piston Rick Mahorn have both tweeted about the play and celebration.

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Five Signs That Spring Is REALLY Here In Grand Rapids

Sure the calendar has clicked to March 21, indicating that the Spring Vernal Equinox has occurred and spring is officially here, but with snow in the forecast later this week, it looks as though spring will be a little late for us in West Michigan.

Here are five signs I look for in Grand Rapids to indicate that spring is REALLY here.

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Which Loss Was More Shocking: MSU/Middle Tennessee or Michigan/Appalachian State? [POLL]

Michigan State suffered a shocking 90-81 loss to Middle Tennessee today.

The second-seed Spartans became only the eighth team in the NCAA men's tournament to lose to a fifteen-seed.

It brings to mind the Michigan Wolverines football team's shocking loss to Appalachian State in 2007.

Which loss was more shocking, the Spartans loss to Middle Tennessee or Michigan's loss to Appalachian State?

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Michigan State Falls to 15-Seed Middle Tennessee 90-81 in NCAA Tournament

Well, everyone's brackets are now officially busted (at least most Michiganders'). Friday afternoon, the second-seed Michigan State University Spartans were upset by fifteen-seed Middle Tennessee 90-81.

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The Best in College Hockey is This Weekend in Grand Rapids

College hockey's premier conference tournament, the 2016 WCHA Final Five, returns to Grand Rapids and the Van Andel Arena this weekend, Friday and Saturday, March 18 and 19. Two Michigan teams made it into the playoffs, Michigan Tech and Ferris State. They're be battling it out with Minnesota State and Bowling Green.

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Summer is Here at Cottage & Lakefront Living Show Next Week

No other state does cottages like Michigan, and no event celebrates them better than the Cottage and Lakefront Living Show, coming up Thursday, March 24 - Saturday, March 26 at DeVos Place.

This is the show for everyone looking to rent, buy, build, improve, or simply to enjoy a home on the water. It’s the only show that features products, services, and special presentations covering every aspect of the “Cottage Lifestyle.”

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