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New England’s Tom Brady Vs. Denver’s Peyton Manning (Again), Other Things About NFL Week 9

Several interesting matchups highlight the schedule for Week 9 of the 2014 NFL season. Here's what you need to know this week:

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MHSAA Announces Football Playoff Pairings

The pairings were announced Sunday for the 2014 Michigan High School Athletic Association football playoffs.

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Meijer-97.9 WGRD High School Athlete of the Week: Hopkins Football’s Quincy Collings and Wyatt Stegeman

The Hopkins High School football team's halfback pair of Quincy Collings and Wyatt Stegeman share honors as this week's Meijer-97.9 WGRD High School Athlete of the Week.

Hopkins has its regular-season finale at 7 p.m. tonight against Godwin Heights in Wyoming. Stegeman and Collings are two big reasons why the Vikings could claim the Ottawa-Kent (OK) Conference Silver Division title outright in addition to reaching the postseason for the ninth consecutive year.

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Legendary Dodge Brothers’ Spirit Lives on in ‘Ballroom –- They Dreamed Big’ Campaign [Video]

A century after Michigan native John and Horace Dodge created the Dodge Brothers Motor Car Company, their spirit lives on in a new advertising campaign being launched today in television spots for the 2015 Dodge Challenger.

The cinematic "Ballroom –- They Dreamed Big" is the first ad in a series capturing the spirit and passion the Dodges had for making great cars and how that vision is still driving the Dodge brand.

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Win Trip to Pro Football Game of Your Choice

The weather is getting cooler, everything is pumpkin-flavored, and your favorite team is back on the gridiron.

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Ariana Grande Sings the National Anthem at Football Game [Video]

The NFL Football officially kicked off Thursday night with the Seahawks and Packers facing off.  The Seahawks won this one, big time, but the real "big time" moment came at the beginning of the game.

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GVSU Football Opens Season Ranked #2 in National Poll

Another strong season is expected for GVSU Football.

The Sporting News and USA Today rank Grand Valley as the second best team in the country.

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Bo Schembechler Would Not Have Approved: Michigan Football to Wear All Blue Uniforms

The University of Michigan has announced its will wear all blue uniforms for the Wolverines' night football game with Penn State on Oct. 11 at Michigan Stadium in Ann Arbor.

Michigan already has the classiest uniform in all of sports.

Why would you mess with that? 

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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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Davenport University Names Lou Esposito School’s First Football Coach [Video]

Davenport University introduced Lou Esposito as the school's first ever football coach at a press conference this morning.

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Draft Day Opened at Celebration Theaters This Weekend…did you see it? [VIDEO]

On the day of the NFL Draft, general manager Sonny Weaver has the opportunity to save football in Cleveland when he trades for the number-one pick.

That's the basic premise of Draft Day, the sports movie that opened this weekend at Celebration theaters and across the country, and I can't wait to see it

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