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New York Yankees’ Derek Jeter Visits Kalamazoo to Reward Deserving Kids

I grew up in the Kalamazoo area and played ball until my sophomore year of high school.

I, ahem, blew out my knee and couldn't run anymore. That's it. Just as I was graduating, I heard about this kid playing American Legion ball named Jeter. Was gonna be a big leaguer some day. While I Heard that a lot, I didn't think anything of it.

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Michael Jordan’s Infamous ‘Flu Game’ Sneakers Sell for $105,000 [Video]

Air Jordans have never been cheap, but you may be surprised to learn how much one pair recently fetched.

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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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Taylor University’s Cool ‘Silent Night’ Tradition

Every year at Taylor University, located in Upland, Ind., about halfway between Fort Wayne and Indianapolis just a few miles off I-69 east of Marion, Ind., they have a tradition called "Silent Night."

The private Christian university celebrates the holiday by encouraging fans to be, well, silent until Taylor scores the 10th point at a men's basketball game. After that, it's a whole different scene.

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WFGR Retrovision, Sort Of: Auburn-Alabama Edition

When my daughter asks me a question and I respond "sort of," it really bugs her.

She says: "That's not an answer, Dad." And she adds "Dadddd," with a 10-year-old's attitude attached to it.

So, when I say this edition of the WFGR Retrovision is "sort of," it means exactly that. It's "Sort of" Retrovision.

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Watch Paralympian Go Nuts When Meeting Bo Jackson [VIDEO]

It's not just kids who get excited when they meet their heroes.

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College Football 2013: 5 Big Questions for Week 14

The bad news is that we’re nearing the end of the college football season. The good news is that this week gives us some of the game’s most heated rivalries with championships potentially on the line. Here are some of the big questions going into Week 14:

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This Weekend in Sports — Thanksgiving Day Football & College Rivalries

The long Thanksgiving weekend is filled with great games for football lovers. Here's what to watch:

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5 Reasons To Be Thankful You’re A Detroit Lions Fan…NOT A Green Bay Packers Fan

Yes, I've heard about Green Bay's four Super Bowl championships and the Lions' one playoff win in the Super Bowl era.

But as the disclaimer guy always says, "past performance does not guarantee future results."

If you disagree, you'd better "double-check" yourself.

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Football Long Snapper Has Perfect Aim You Won’t Believe [VIDEO]

Long snapping may not be the sexiest part of football, but one collegiate player is proving how cool it can be.

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Once Again Advertising Predicts The Future.

Well I dont really know if ads can predict the future, but it IS strange when something predicts the outcome of something. You may have heard the Detroit Tigers have traded Prince Fielder to the Texas Rangers. Weird that ESPN might have been a reason the trade was made.

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Which Athlete’s Life Would Make the Best Sitcom? — Sports Survey of the Day

Miami Heat superstar Dwyane Wade has sold a sitcom based on his life to Fox, to the surprise of pretty much everyone. But which athlete's life would make the best sitcom?

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