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A conceptual drawing for a proposed new Detroit arena by Olympia Development of Michigan. (Illustration: Ilitch Holdings, Inc./PRNewsFoto)
A conceptual drawing for a proposed new Detroit arena by Olympia Development of Michigan. (Illustration: Ilitch Holdings, Inc./PRNewsFoto)
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Redevelopment Vision Shared for Detroit Mixed-Use Sports, Entertainment District

Olympia Development of Michigan today announced plans for a sweeping transformation of dozens of underutilized blocks between downtown and midtown Detroit into a sports and entertainment district.

The project will connect existing and new development efforts in downtown and midtown Detroit along Woodward Avenue with five walkable, livable mixed-use district neighborhoods, and includes an arena to replace Joe Louis Arena.

The new, mixed-use development is being coupled with new arena's construction, officials said. The development project is estimated at $650 million, according to Ilitch Holdings, Inc., which owns Olympia Development of Michigan.

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(Photo by Mannie Garcia/Getty Images)
(Photo by Mannie Garcia/Getty Images)
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West Michigan Whitecaps Host First 3-D Printed T-Ball Game Tonight [Video]

Baseball is a sport that has been built on traditions for more than 150 years. Tonight, tradition will meet the future when the West Michigan Whitecaps host the first-ever game played by using equipment printed by 3D, or additive manufacturing, technology.

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Minor League Baseball Team Unveils Hideous Dog-Inspired Uniforms [PHOTOS]

To put it in baseball terms, it doesn’t appear the El Paso Chihuahuas have hit a home run with their latest uniform.

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Courtesy U.S. Coast Guard
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Safe Boating Tip of the Week: Remember That Personal Watercraft Is a Boat [Sponsored]

There's plenty of summertime left and lots of boating still to be done.

Grand Valley Marine, with locations in Grandville and Grand Haven, urges you to say safe as possible when boating.

Caution and common sense are necessary, regardless of whether you're using a powerboat, a sailboat, a pontoon, a fishing boat, a ski boat or personal watercraft.

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Now You Can Own the ‘SportsCenter’ Desk From ESPN

Have you ever dreamed of sitting behind the same 'SportsCenter' desk as broadcasting icons Chris Berman, Dan Patrick, Kenny Mayne, Stuart Scott and many others?

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Mike Trout
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2014 MLB All-Star Game: Mike Trout Leads American League Past National League 5-3

Angels outfielder Mike Trout drove in two runs with two extra-base hits, and the American League beat the National League, 5-3, in the 2014 Major League Baseball All-Star Game at Target Field in Minneapolis on Tuesday night.

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Dick Vitale Live Tweets A Lionel Richie Concert

Who knew that legendary sportscaster Dick Vitale was such a huge Lionel Richie fan?

Definitely not me, but on Monday night, Vitale attended one of Richie's concerts in Florida, and live-tweeted it for all of the world to experience. 

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Derek Jeter Tribute Shows Respect from Michael Jordan, Tiger Woods, Jay Z, Others [Video]

New York Yankees icon Derek Jeter has had a charmed baseball career, we all know that. He gets the ultimate thank you in this moving commercial thanking him.

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David Hasselhoff
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David Hasselhoff Is Pumped Up Germany Won World Cup [Video]

Germany loves David Hasselhoff. The feeling is definitely mutual.

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Courtesy Grand Rapids Griffins
Courtesy Grand Rapids Griffins
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Grand Rapids Griffins Honored by American Hockey League

Congratulations Grand Rapids Griffins. The American Hockey League has honored them as among the league's very best in ticket sales and social media for the 2013-14 season.

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Germany v Argentina: 2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil Final
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2014 FIFA World Cup Final: Germany Beats Argentina 1-0

Mario Götze scored the game-winning goal in extra time, and Germany beat Argentina, 1-0, to win the 2014 FIFA World Cup final at the Maracana in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil on Sunday afternoon.

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Mike Ehrmann/Getty Images
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Miami Heat’s LeBron James Returning to Cleveland to Play for NBA’s Cavaliers

In a stunning move, the best basketball player on Earth, LeBron James, has decided to return to his hometown team, the Cleveland Cavaliers.

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