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Cyclist’s Freaky Crash Will Scare You From Riding a Bike Ever Again

You know the expression "a bump in the road?" Well, prepare to see it in action.

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Why Keeping New Year’s Resolutions Is Nearly Impossible

You know the drill -- new year, new year resolutions. Sure, they're easy to say, but keeping them? Well, that's something else entirely.

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Everything You Need To Know About NFL’s Wild Card Weekend

The 2014-15 NFL playoffs get underway this weekend with four wild card round games. Here’s a preview of all the contests:

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Johnnie Walker, Janna, and Metalhead Ned Ring in New Year! [Audio]

If you were listening to the WGRD All Request New Year's Eve Show, you would have heard some of us in our prime!

We had a good time and we hope you did, too!

While you were making out with someone or celebrating, we were singing that song that your supposed to sing on New Year's.

Give us a break, by the way. We're not the best singers.

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New Movies (This Week): ‘Woman In Black 2: Angel of Death’ [Video]

The holidays are winding down and we head into the new year with new films hitting theaters in 2015.

January kicks off with plenty of movie options to help escape the winter blues, although there's only one new film out this New Year's week.

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WGRD Pond Hockey Classic 2015 Adds Women’s, Co-Ed Divisions

Think pond hockey is just for the guys? No way. The WGRD Pond Hockey Classic is for everyone!

Because of popular demand, we have added a women's and co-ed divisions.

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97.9 WGRD’s January 2015 Playlist [Video]

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Michigan State’s Tony Lippett Destroys Baylor Kicker, Becomes Internet Sensation

That white blur is Lippett before he absolutely leveled the unsuspecting kicker. See the rest of the Michigan State receiver's devastating block here.

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Connor Cook's gritty performance helped Michigan State overcome early mistakes and a 20-point fourth quarter deficit to shock Baylor in the Cotton Bowl.
Connor Cook's gritty performance helped Michigan State overcome early mistakes and a 20-point fourth quarter deficit to shock Baylor in the Cotton Bowl.
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Resilient Michigan State Overcomes 20-Point 4th Quarter Deficit To Stun Baylor in Cotton Bowl, 42-41

The Spartans' furious fourth quarter comeback gave them their fourth consecutive bowl win, a school record.

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Dad Pulls Son’s Tooth With String and Golf Ball Because

The anticipation of a loose tooth coming out has met an enterprising father.

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WGRD’s All Request New Year’s Eve Can Make You First Big Winner of 2015

97.9 GRD is ready to party with you for New Year’s Eve! Johnnie, Janna and Metalhead Ned are taking over with WGRD’s All Request New Year’s Eve, sponsored by Fox Nissan!

You pick the songs, and we’ll play them for your New Year’s Eve party -- from 7 p.m. until midnight!

Can't call? Easy, use #GRDNYE on Twitter to get your request to us too!

Every hour, we'll have a $25 UBER code to give away to make sure you can get home safe tonight from your partying!

At midnight, we'll bring in the new year with our low-budget ball drop.

Why low-budget? Because we’re spending all our money on the prizes!

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Edward Herrmann, Star of ‘The Lost Boys,’ Dies at 71

We’re saddened to report that Edward Herrmann, best known for roles in ‘Gilmore Girls’ and horror classic ‘The Lost Boys,’ has passed away this morning at the age of 71. Herrmann’s career spanned over 40 years, from his role in 1973's ‘The Paper Chase,’ to more recently starring in the ‘Town That Dreaded Sundown’ remake. On the last day of 2014, we’ve lost yet another great actor.

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