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Fifth Third River Bank Run: Road Closings

The Fifth Third River Bank Run is this Saturday morning.

Whether you're running, watching or completely oblivious and just trying to navigate downtown Grand Rapids, you'll want to know which roads will be closed and when.

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Free Beer & Hot Wings: Kevin Durant’s Very Emotional NBA MVP Speech [Video]

Oklahoma City Thunder star Kevin Durant on Tuesday was honored as winner of the 2013-2014 NBA Kia Most Valuable Player Award.

Durant, who already has a full mantle of trophies, including 2008 Rookie of the Year, four scoring titles in his first seven NBA seasons, five-time all star, four-time all-NBA first team and Olympic gold medalist, gave what many are calling the most inspirational MVP speech ever given.

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pancho6, ThinkStock
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West Michigan Whitecaps Win Longest Game in Franchise History [Video]

Monday night was a long night for the West Michigan Whitecaps, as the team played its longest game in franchise history.

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Free Beer & Hot Wings: Canadian Coach Won’t Let Long-Haired Player Play Baseball [Video]

There's no crying in baseball. Turns out there's also no long hair.

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NBA Commissioner Adam Silver Press Conference
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NBA Commissioner Adam Silver’s ‘Outtakes’ from His News Conference Banning Donald Sterling

When NBA Commissioner Adam Silver held his press conference to announce the lifetime ban for Donald Sterling, there were some things edited out.

If this had been in the original video, I think it would have gotten way more views, since he says what we have all been thinking!

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140th Kentucky Derby California Chrome
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California Chrome Wins The 140th Kentucky Derby

California Chrome won the 140th running of the Kentucky Derby at Churchill Downs in Louisville on Saturday.

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Courtesy Adam Boelkins
Courtesy Adam Boelkins
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Free Beer & Hot Wings: Over the House Football-Basketball Shot [Video]

Eric Zane's son's friend forwarded this video to Zane this week.

He and his friend just shot it the other day in Jenison.

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Free Beer & Hot Wings: A Very Intense Halftime Speech from Legends Football League Running Back [Video]

Everyone just assumes that when it comes to inspirational halftime speeches, it's always a guy giving that speech.

That's not true! Check out this speech from Las Vegas Sin running back Markie Henderson.

Wait, the Las Vegas Sin? Yes, it's a football team in the Legends Football League, formerly the Lingerie Football League.

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Streeter Lecka/Getty Images
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Free Beer & Hot Wings: NBA Bans L.A. Clippers Owner Donald Sterling for Life [Video]

The announcement came down this week from NBA Commissioner Adam Silver: Los Angeles Clippers owner Donald Sterling was banned for life from all NBA activities and fined $2.5 million, which will be donated to organizations dedicated to anti-discrimination and tolerance efforts.

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Townsquare Media Grand Rapids
Townsquare Media Grand Rapids
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Grand Rapids NBA D-League Club Responds to Disappointment Over Possible Team Names

Grand Rapids' newest professional basketball team has opened voting for fans to help choose their name.

Four choices were offered on Thursday, but many fans were disappointed with the options.

The team has offered an explanation.

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Two Nationally Top Ranked Girls High School Softball Teams Compete
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Free Beer & Hot Wings: Finally, A Reason to Watch Women’s Softball! [Video]

Now, everyone loves a good ol' fashioned game of women's softball.

The excitement and thrill of the game is enough to bring crowds from miles around.

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Courtesy Visit Fort Wayne
Courtesy Visit Fort Wayne
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Free Beer & Hot Wings: Foul Ball in Fort Wayne Turns Sprinkler into Geyser [Video]

Baseball has been around since the 1800s.

So, by this point, we've pretty much seen everything there is to see. Not a whole lot surprises us anymore.

Sure, every now and then you see an incredible play or some kind of anomaly, but nothing quite like this.

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