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NCAA Men’s Basketball Tournament: Michigan State 70, Georgia 63 [Photos]

Denzel Valentine had 16 points and Travis Trice 15 to lead Michigan State past Georgia 70-63 on Friday in the NCAA Division I Men's Basketball Tournament in Charlotte.

The seventh-seeded Spartans (24-11) advanced in the East Region to the round of 32 on Sunday against second-seeded Virginia, which defeated Belmont 79-67. Charles Mann's 19 points led Georgia (21-12).

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Grand Rapids Considering Lifting Ban On Skateboards On City Streets

If you're having a hard time getting around bicycles as you drive through Grand Rapids, beware that skaters and skateboarders might soon be sharing the road, too.

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Rockford-Sparta Gymnast Morgan Korf Named High School Athlete of the Week

Morgan Korf, a junior who led the Rockford-Sparta high school gymnastics team to the MHSAA Division 1 state championship before capturing an all-around individual state title last week, has been named Meijer-97.9 WGRD High School Athlete of the Week.

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19 Key 2015 NCAA Men’s Basketball Tournament Facts to Impress Your Friends

Odds are you’ve already worked the eraser on your pencil down to a nub while trying to pick your bracket. And try though you might, picking a perfect bracket will not happen.

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Hilarious Kids Help You Fill Out NCAA Tournament Bracket

Like the rest of America, you're probably fretting over just how to fill out your NCAA Tournament bracket. Well, here's some help from an unexpected source.

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Grand Rapids Griffins Hosting Dogs Sunday Afternoon

Wait a minute!

The Grand Rapids Griffins are hosting dogs Sunday afternoon? I thought Adirondack was in town to play the Griffins?

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Everything You Need to Know About the 2015 NCAA Tournament

The NCAA men’s basketball tournament field of 68 was announced on Sunday evening, meaning everyone at your office is working harder on their brackets than their real jobs today.

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Rockford-Sparta Wins Gymnastics State Title

It was an exciting end to the season as Rockford-Sparta High School gymnastics team won the state championship in Rockford on Friday.

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Milwaukee Brewers Ban High-Fives to Avoid Spreading Pink Eye

The pink eye epidemic has spread into the Milwaukee Brewers clubhouse, so the team is invoking a new rule to stop the spread of the infection: no more high-fives. That's right, the most popular way that athletes celebrate is now banned by the team so players, coaches, and other staff member

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Lowell Wrestlers Josh Colegrove, Lucas Hall and Zeth Dean Named Co-High School Athletes of the Week

Lowell High School wrestlers Josh Colegrove, Zeth Dean and Lucas Hall, who led the Red Arrows to their second consecutive MHSAA Division 2 state title in addition to capturing individual state titles, are co-winners of the Meijer-97.9 WGRD High School Athlete of the Week honor.

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Grand Rapids Speedskater Shares Unique View of Frozen Lake Michigan [Video]

Last week, conditions on Lake Michigan were perfect for West Michigan Speedskating Club member April Chernoby to put on her skates, start up her camera and take a spin around the lake.

A video she shared on YouTube shows just how smooth the surface of Lake Michigan was.

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Grandville High School Wins Division 1 Competitive Cheer State Championship

The Michigan High School Competitive Cheer State Finals were held at Delta Plex in Grand Rapids last weekend.

Grandville took first place in Division 1.

Comstock Park, Kenowa Hills, and Thornapple Kellogg also had strong showings.

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