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Can Anyone Avoid the Upset? Big Questions for Week 7 in College Football

When the previous week's upsets leave Ole Miss, Mississippi State, Baylor and TCU as the biggest storylines in college football, you know it’s going to be an interesting weekend.

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Jenni Haight
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Kenowa Hills High School Boys’ Soccer’s Peter Brown Named Athlete of the Week

Kenowa Hills High School boys' soccer player Peter Brown is this week's Meijer-97.9 WGRD High School Athlete of the Week.

Second-year Knights Coach Frank Andrade almost sounds like he doesn't have enough superlatives to describe Brown.

"He excels," Andrade said of Kenowa Hills' leading scorer. "He's a great player and he's become a great leader."

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Grand Rapids Griffins’ Season Home Opener Is This Friday

This Friday marks the 19th home opener for your Grand Rapids Griffins at Van Andel Arena!

To celebrate the start of the season, the Griffs have tons of fun planned for fans who come to cheer on their team Friday night.

First and foremost, this game is expected to sell out, so you'll want to get your tickets early from the Griffins website or at the Van Andel Arena box office.

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Women Hate Watching Sports, According to Men’s Health, These Stock Photos

If there is only one truth in the world, it is this: we women hate watching sports, right? Seriously, have you ever met a woman that enjoyed watching sports? Is it possible that I am one? Certainly not! Not possible! At least according to Men's Health and stock photographers.

Yes, Men's Health had an entire article about "Talking Sports With Uninterested Women."

I say "had" because they've either removed it or have it strangely hidden behind some sort of Internet barrier so that I can no longer access it. Thanks, Men's Health. Apparently having a vagina means I don't want to read your articles, either. 

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Category: Humor, Reviews, Sports
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5-Year-Old Leukemia Patient Signs NBA Contract, Dominates in Scrimmage

Some people work all their lives to make it to the pros, but this star made it at the age of 5.

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Baltimore Orioles Sweep Detroit Tigers to Advance to ALCS

The Baltimore Orioles and Kansas City Royals each swept their respective American League Division Series on Sunday to advance to the American League Championship Series in Major League Baseball.

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Shelly Winkle
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Grand Rapids Christian High School Boys’ Soccer’s Jacob Witte Named Athlete of the Week

Grand Rapids Christian High School boys' soccer player Jacob Witte is this week's Meijer-97.9 WGRD High School Athlete of the Week.

The senior forward's leadership as captain and contributor is one of the primary reasons why Grand Rapids Christian is 14-1-1 and is ranked No. 3 in Division 2 by the Michigan High School Soccer Coaches' Association.

"I could tell on my first day that he'd stand out," first-year Eagles Coach Joshua Miller said of Witte. "I could tell he was a natural leader, ... and that hasn't changed.

"He's great on the field, but he's also great off the field."

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Ottawa Hills High School Volleyball’s Ladaysia Alexander Named Athlete of the Week

Ottawa Hills High School volleyball player Ladaysia Alexander is this week's Meijer-97.9 WGRD Athlete of the Week.

Consider Alexander's selection for the honor one as much for her perseverance in addition to her being a stellar student-athlete.

"Ladaysia Alexander has had to overcome more obstacles in 17 years than most individuals would in their entire life," Ottawa Hills Coach Sara Sherry said.

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Celebration Dance Ends Season

Thanks to a seemingly harmless celebration dance after sacking the quarterback, Detroit Lions middle linebacker Stephen Tulloch will be sidelined for the rest of the season. Tulloch will be placed on injured reserve after he hurt his left ACL while celebrating a sack of Green Bay's Aaron Rodgers

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Category: Connie & Curtis, Sports
Baltimore Ravens fans stand in line to exchange the jersey of former running back Ray Rice #27 of the Baltimore Ravens at M&T Bank Stadium on September 19, 2014 in Baltimore, Maryland. (Photo by Patrick Smith/Getty Images)
Baltimore Ravens fans stand in line to exchange the jersey of former running back Ray Rice #27 of the Baltimore Ravens at M&T Bank Stadium on September 19, 2014 in Baltimore, Maryland. (Photo by Patrick Smith/Getty Images)
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Hundreds Line Up To Get Rid Of Their Ray Rice Jerseys

You know, I'm pretty glad that I have a chance to write a blog that involves the name Ray Rice that doesn't make me angry. This is actually kind of a feel good story.

Friday, hundreds of Baltimore Ravens fans lined up at M&T Stadium (the home of the Ravens) to exchange their Ray Rice jerseys for a different Ravens jersey.

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NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell News Conference
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Roger Goodell Answers Questions Regarding NFL’s Recent Issues [Video]

NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell held a press conference to address the recent string of violent incidents involving players assaulting women and children.

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Derek Jeter Farewell Commercial Is a Thing of Greatness

With the Yankees fading from playoff contention, Derek Jeter's playing days are quickly winding down, which makes this commercial all the more touching.

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Category: Sports, Videos

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