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Tiger's Manager-Jim Leyland--Getty Images
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Tiger’s Manager Jim Leyland and Hitting Coach Lloyd McClendon Can Finally Change Their Underwear!

Superstition is alive and well in the game of baseball.  The Detroit Tiger's manager Jim Leyland and coach  Lloyd McClendon have been wearing the same underwear for weeks.

Leyland said he even refused to wash his shorts

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Adam Scott and Caddie Steve Williams--Getty images
Adam Scott and Caddie Steve Williams--Getty images
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Adam Scott Wins Golf Tournament, But His Caddie Steve Williams Is The Big Winner! [VIDEO]

Adam Scott won the Bridgestone Invitational golf tournament over the weekend.

He played brilliantly, but that wasn’t the big story.  Everyone was talking about Adam Scott’s caddie, Steve Williams. 

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Danielle Thompson--Photo from MichiganMotoX.com
Danielle Thompson--Photo from MichiganMotoX.com
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12 Year Old Danielle Thompson Of Rockford Is Going To The Motocross Nationals

Classic Hits 98.7 WFGR salutes Danielle Thompson age 12 of Rockford. Danielle Thompson attends North Rockford Middle School and  has been riding since she was four years old. She is rated number one in the State of Michigan and now she will participate in the 30th annual American Motorcyclist Association (AMA) Amateur National Motocross Championships August 1-6. 

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6 Year Old Sinks Hole in One!

This is awesome...

A 6-year-old golfer sank a hole in one on a course in Illinois!

Her father had told  girl not to make a lot of noise on the course - so she didn't! HAHA!  Heck with that Dad, I'm totally making noise!

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Former Red Wing Ty Conklin could very well be Jimmy Howard's new back-up.  Ty won this game as a Red Wing, the "2009 Winter Classic" at Chicago's Wrigley Field. (photo: Dan Stevens)
Former Red Wing Ty Conklin could very well be Jimmy Howard's new back-up. Ty won this game as a Red Wing, the "2009 Winter Classic" at Chicago's Wrigley Field. (photo: Dan Stevens)
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Conklin To Return With The Red Wings?

As all Detroit Red Wings fans know, back-up goal tending was a vital issue last season.  So much of a problem, the Wings couldn't get past the second round of the western conference finals.  Can we expect to see a familiar face behind former Grand Rapids Griffin, now Red Wing Jimmy Howard?

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Ted "Dano" Williams and Babe "Matty H" Ruth/Craig
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
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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Drew Hallowell, Getty Images
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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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