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Floyd Mayweather, Jr., Joins Bon Jovi, Bruce Springsteen On Forbes’ Celebrity 100

Grand Rapids native and boxing champion Floyd Mayweather, Jr., hit the top 10 and the music group Bon Jovi continues to have star power in the latest Forbes Celebrity 100 list.

The rundown reflects celebrities' power and influence based on media exposure, marketability, and career earnings over the past 12 months. 

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Cheer On U.S. Men’s Soccer Team Outside Today in GR! [Video]

The U.S. Men's National Soccer Team plays in one its most important international games in a long time when it takes on Belgium today in the World Cup.

And you, being the fun-loving patriotic American that you are, can cheer the team on in Grand Rapids!

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Five Players from Michigan or Michigan State Selected in NBA Draft

Michigan and Michigan State players eligible for the NBA draft did well on Thursday night.

Five of them were selected, including four in the first 21 picks.

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Safe Boating Tip of the Week: Follow the Rules of the Water [Sponsored]

Summer is here! It officially arrived last Saturday, and this is truly the season when many love to relax and play out on the water.

Grand Valley Marine, with locations in Grandville and Grand Haven, says to keep you and those around you safe on the water when boating.

In embracing summer and enjoying the great outdoors on the water and at the beach, here's another tip good for boaters and beach-goers to help you stay safe out there: Follow the rules of the water.

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2014 FIFA World Cup: U.S. Loses 1-0 to Germany, But Still Advances

Germany defeated the United States, 1-0, in Thursday’s highly-anticipated World Cup match in a rain-soaked Recife, Brazil.

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Whitecaps put All-Star Classic Autographed Jerseys up for Auction

Are you a collector?  Do you like sports memorabilia? Well, you're in luck!

Game-worn jerseys of future MLB stars from the 2014 Midwest League All-Star Classic are going up for auction. They're all autographed and are going up for auction at milbauctions.com, with a portion of the proceeds benefiting charity.

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2014 FIFA World Cup: U.S. 2, Portugal 2

Silvestre Varela scored on the last kick of the ball in the 95th minute, and Portugal tied the United States, 2-2, in the teams' second match of 2014 FIFA World Cup play at Manaus, Brazil on Sunday.

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Today is the First day of Summer and the Swimming Pool can be fun…or not! [Video]

Since today is the first official day of Summer, I thought we should have some swimming pool fun.  Enjoy!

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Safe Boating Tip of the Week: Be More Wary of Lightning in Summer [Sponsored]

This is the time of year when many love to relax and play out on the water.

Grand Valley Marine, with locations in Grandville and Grand Haven, says to keep you and those around you safe on the water when boating.

Summer officially arrives at 10:51 a.m. Saturday, according to the National Weather Service's Grand Rapids Office.

In embracing summer and enjoying the great outdoors on the water and even at the beach, here's a tip good for boaters and beach-goers to help you stay safe out there.

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Time to Admit it, America Loves Soccer

Some have a hard time accepting it, but the numbers don't lie.

America loves soccer.

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Washington Redskins’ Trademarks Canceled By U.S. Patent Office

The Trademark Trial and Appeal Board canceled six trademark registrations owned by the NFL's Washington Redskins today.

Today's ruling states that the term "Redskins" is disparaging to "a substantial composite" of American Indians, The Washington Post reported.

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Grand Rapids D-League Basketball Affiliate Announces Team Name

The Grand Rapids D-League professional basketball team, an affiliate of the Detroit Pistons, has announced their team name.

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