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Ted "Dano" Williams and Babe "Matty H" Ruth/Craig
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The WFGR Classic Hits Crew @ Wednesday’s Whitecaps Game!

We here at WFGR have started something new...It's called the Classic Hit or Miss. What? We already have something called that? Oh yeah, Matt Hendricks hosts that weekdays @ 1:30. But this is something different.

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A wet, windy and chilly 5/3 River Bank Run this year. (photo: Dan Stevens-Harrell)
A wet, windy and chilly 5/3 River Bank Run this year. (photo: Dan Stevens-Harrell)
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Despite Nasty Weather, River Bank Run A Success!

With wet, cool and windy weather conditions… The 34th annual Fifth Third River Bank Run was a huge success.  The 25K race is the largest in the country.  And even though there were almost a thousand fewer runners in this year’s event, it was still a huge success!

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pretty much sums it up.../facebook
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Think This Pretty Much Sums It Up…

Wings. San Jose. 9pm. FSD. Most of the Oddsmakers still have the Sharks a 1 1/2 point favorite. AND they have installed the Canucks a 3-1 fav to win the Cup.

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Ken and Mickey...thought Ken was a goner!/FSD.com
Ken and Mickey...thought Ken was a goner!/FSD.com
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GREAT Hockey Night In Michigan Last Night!

What a great time to be a Michigan hockey fan! Of the 8 Pro, Minor and Junior league hockey championships going on right now, 3 have Michigan ties.

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Manuel Queismadelos Alonso, Getty Images
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Bus Runs Over Soccer Trophy After Player Drops It

Real Madrid won the Spanish Cup earlier this week over their rivals, Barcelona. As you can see from the thousands of soccer fans who lined the streets of Madrid, this is a really big deal.

The winning Spanish Cup team receives a large trophy, which Real Madrid's players showed off to their supporters as they drove through the all-night celebration on top of a double-decker bus.

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Robot to Throw Out First Pitch at Philadelphia Phillies Game [VIDEO]

A robot will throw out the ceremonial first pitch before Wednesday afternoon's game between the Philadelphia Phillies and the Milwaukee Brewers.

The robot, appropriately named Philliebot, was created by University of Pennsylvania students Jordan Brindza and Jamie Gewirtz, and will be part of Science Day at Citizen's Bank Park in Philadelphia.

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Wanna be like him? Rob Carr/Getty Images
Wanna be like him? Rob Carr/Getty Images
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Wanna Play Baseball? For A Living? The Tigers And Whitecaps Are Having A Tryout!

If you have the talent, you could be playing along side Brandon Inge or Miguel Cabrera! The Tigs and Caps are having an open tryout!

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Al Bello, Getty Images
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Michael Vick, Peyton Hillis to Compete for Madden NFL 12 Cover

ESPN Sports Nation has been running a 32-player tournament style contest in which fans vote on who gets to be the cover player for the 'Madden NFL 12' video game, and controversial quarterback Michael Vick has reached the finals.

Perhaps more surprisingly is that he will be facing off against Cleveland Browns running back Peyton H

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Jeff Green’s Dunk Blocked by His Own Head [VIDEO]

The Boston Celtic faithful were none too pleased when the team traded for forward Jeff Green earlier this season.

This wasn't so much of a reflection on Green; he's a perfectly adequate NBA role player. Instead, Celtic nation was bummed that the price for acquiring Green included popular center Kendrick Perkins.

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Kobe Bryant Directs Anti-Gay Slur at Referee [VIDEO]

Kobe Bryant wasn't happy when referee Bennie Adams hit him with a technical in the third quarter of the Los Angeles Lakers' game against the San Antonio Tuesday night.

In fact, after Kobe had taken a seat on the bench, TNT's camera caught him directing a gay slur at Adams.

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Jimmer Fredette Is Too Popular to Attend Classes

Jimmer Fredette and his third-seeded BYU Cougars only reached the Round of 16 during last month's NCAA tournament, a somewhat disappointing result. However, that hasn't made college basketball's Player of the Year any less popular on campus.

In fact, the BYU administration recently asked the senior to stop attending classes, because his mere presence was affecting the learning environment at the Provo, UT, college. Fredette will complete the reminder of his courses online.

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Boxer Throws Punches at Referee [VIDEO]

Referee Manfred Küchle stopped a WBO super-middleweight title fight between Robert Stieglitz and Khoren Gevor in 10th round after he ruled that Gevor had intentionally head-butted Stieglitz, opening a gash above his right eye.

Gevor was disqualified for his illegal move, which didn't sit well the Armenian-German, who tracked Küchler down in the corner of the ring after the match was declared and began throwing punches at the referee.

As you can see from the the video below, this excites the crowd. Although we'd like to think they're cheering because the security guards were so quick to pounce on Gevor, not because he was wailing on the ref.

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