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Wisconsin Upsets Kentucky; Faces Duke in NCAA Men’s Basketball Title Game

Wisconsin defeated unbeaten Kentucky 71-64 and Duke ended Michigan State's season 81-61 in NCAA Final Four semifinal games on Saturday night.

The triumphs advanced both to Monday’s national championship game in Indianapolis for the NCAA Division I Men's Basketball Tournament.

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Michigan State’s NCAA Tournament Run Ends as Duke Advances to Championship [Photos]

Michigan State's run through the NCAA Division I Men's Basketball Tournament came to a halt Saturday night as the Spartans lost to top-seeded Duke 81-61.

Denzel Valentine had 22 points and 11 rebounds and Travis Trice 16 points as Michigan State fell in the NCAA Final Four semifinals at Lucas Oil Stadium in Indianapolis.

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Key to Kentucky is ‘Unbelievable Depth,’ Says Dick Vitale [Audio]

The undefeated Kentucky Wildcats beat the upset-minded Notre Dame Fighting Irish on Saturday night to solidify their spot in the Final Four.

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Green Bay Packers’ Aaron Rodgers Will Be ‘Jeopardy!’ Contestant

Hopefully, Aaron Rodgers is bulking up his brain power this offseason.

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Michigan State Is Eerily Similar to 2014 NCAA Champion Connecticut [Videos/Infographic]

You’ve heard the comparisons.

This is what it is about: This Michigan State University men's basketball team looks a lot like last year’s NCAA Division I national champion, UConn.

Whether or not that comparison is fair gets put to the test on the court in the NCAA Final Four at Lucas Oil Stadium in Indianapolis.

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Insane Inflatable 5K Grand Rapids Coming to Millennium Park Adds Second Day in Mid-August [Video]

The Insane Inflatable 5K -- a dynamic fun run series comprised of inflatable obstacles -- coming to Grand Rapids at Millennium Park is now on Aug. 15 and 16.

The second day was just added because of local demand.

The 5-kilometer (3.1-mile run) isn’t focused on running. Instead, it's about having fun negotiating oversized inflatable obstacles on a challenging course requiring imagination, creativity and a heaping helping of insanity.

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Michigan High School Team Wrestling Finals Moving from Battle Creek to Mount Pleasant

The Michigan High School Athletic Association reports that the Team Wrestling Finals will be hosted by McGuirk Arena at Central Michigan University in Mount Pleasant for two years beginning with the 2016 tournament.

The Team Wrestling Finals previously had been hosted by Kellogg Arena in Battle Creek since their inception in 1988.

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East Grand Rapids Boys’ Swimming’s Andy MacGregor Named High School Athlete of the Week

Andy MacGregor, a junior who claimed two individual state titles and was on a state champion relay for East Grand Rapids High School boys' swimming team, has been named Meijer-97.9 WGRD High School Athlete of the Week.

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Chocolate and Peanut Butter Is a Knockout for Manny Pacquaio

Butterfinger Cups is touting itself as the go-to treat for Manny "Pacman" Pacquaio, who is the reigning WBO welterweight world champion and is defending his title next month.

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West Michigan Student-Athletes Receive $1,000 Scholarships

At the Boys Basketball Finals in East Lansing on March 28, Farm Bureau Insurance awarded 32 scholarships to outstanding student-athletes.

West Michigan winners include:  Andrew James Fox of Forest Hills Central High School, Kyler Beal of Holland High School, Allison Utting of Grandville High School and Collin DeShaw of West Ottawa High School. 

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Former Mariners Alvin Davis, Jay Buhner, and team announcer Dave Niehaus of the Seattle Mariners (Otto Greule Jr/Getty Images)
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The Ceremonial First Pitch of a Baseball Game is not Always the Best [Video]

The baseball season begins in just five days, and we can't wait. The Tigers, Whitecaps.....bring it on!

There will be lots of "celebrity types" to through out the ceremonial first pitch, and the sad thing is, it often doesn't go too well.

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University of Michigan Alum Could Win $1 Million If MSU Wins NCAA Tournament

ESPN is reporting that a University of Michigan alumnus could benefit in a big way if Michigan State wins the NCAA Championship.

In November (when the Spartans weren't exactly doing the best), Derek Stevens went to the Golden Nugget Casino in Las Vegas and placed a $20,000 bet on the Spartans to win it all. That's a pretty crazy bet coming from a U of M grad! Stevens, though, is the owner of The D Casino in Las Vegas, so he knows a little bit about gambling.

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