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West Michigan Whitecaps Home Opener Tonight at Fifth Third Ballpark

Beer and baseball are two of my favorite things (especially when enjoyed together!) and tonight is the home opener for the West Michigan Whitecaps.

First pitch is at 6:35 p.m. against the Wisconsin Timber Rattlers.

This is the first game since the fire that destroyed part of Fifth Third Ballpark in January.

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Final Four Honesty: UConn Star Shabazz Napier Says Some Nights He Goes to Bed Hungry [Video]

Connecticut takes on Kentucky in the NCAA Final Four championship game tonight.  

Some of the focus in pre-game interviews has been about the recently formed union for college athletes.  

When asked about it, UConn star guard Shabazz Napier decided it was time to be honest about his life as a college athlete.

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Grand Valley, CMU, EMU, MSU and U-M Get Their Quidditch On at World Cup [Video]

Forget basketball. The real action this weekend is on the Quidditch field!

The International Quidditch Association is hosting its seventh annual World Cup in South Carolina this Saturday and Sunday, April 5 and 6. Eighty teams, including five from Michigan with Grand Valley among them, will meet in North Myrtle Beach, S.C., for one of a very different and unique sporting events!

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Jon Bon Jovi’s Son Suffers Season-Ending Football Injury at Notre Dame

Jon Bon Jovi's son will have to wait until next season to make his Notre Dame football debut.

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Michigan State’s Adreian Payne on Friendship With 8-Year-Old: ‘Lacey Is a Special Friend’ [Video]

At this year's NCAA tournament, there's one story that'll make you forget all about your bracket—the story of Michigan State star forward Adreian Payne and 8-year-old Lacey Holsworth.

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NCAA Tournament Recap — Michigan and Michigan State Advance to Sweet 16

After four exciting days of college basketball, the 68-team field of the NCAA Division I Men's Basketball Championship has been reduced to the Sweet 16.

Still alive are both Michigan and Michigan State.

Here are six things we learned from the tournament's first weekend:

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Dale Earnhardt Jr. Joins Twitter After Winning Daytona 500

Dale Earnhardt Jr. vowed before the race that he'd join Twitter if he won the Daytona 500. Late Sunday night, that statement turned into reality. 

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New York Yankees’ Derek Jeter Says 2014 Will Be Last Season

Derek Jeter announced through his Facebook page on Wednesday that 2014 would be his final season in Major League Baseball.

The New York Yankees shortstop, a Kalamazoo native, posted the following statement on his Facebook page.

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Kiss Signs Reality TV Deal for Arena Football League Team

With the L.A. Kiss set to begin their inaugural Arena Football League season on March 15, the team's owners, Kiss members Gene Simmons and Paul Stanley, have signed a deal with AMC to film a reality show based on the team. The show will debut in the summer of 2014.

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Rose Bowl Primer: Michigan State vs. Stanford [Video]

The 100th Rose Bowl with Michigan State versus Stanford will be a hard-hitting old-school college football affair as two of the nation’s top defenses square off.

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Emergency Backup Dallas QB Kitna Donating Pay to High School Where He Teaches

Well, there's at least one Dallas Cowboys quarterback who we can all agree to love.

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Florida State-Auburn in BCS Championship and Michigan State-Stanford in Rose Bowl Highlight College Football Bowl Season

The unlikely matchup of Florida State and Auburn in the BCS National Championship on Jan. 6, 2014, at the Rose Bowl in Pasadena, Calif., highlights this year’s slate of college bowl games.

With its 34-24 win in the Big Ten Conference championship over previously unbeaten and No. 2 Ohio State on Saturday night in Indianapolis, Michigan State advanced to the Rose Bowl presented by Vizio on Jan. 1, 2014, against Pacific 10 Conference champion Stanford.

Michigan plays Kansas State on Dec. 28 in the Buffalo Wild Wings Bowl in Tempe, Ariz.

Here is the complete television viewing schedule.

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