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Free Beer & Hot Wings: This Is Why Seatbelts Are Important [Video]

It's a good idea to wear your seat belt while driving.

In fact, in most places, it's the law that you wear your seatbelt at all times while behind the wheel. It's just the smart thing to do.

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Clemson Still Can’t Catch a Break and Other Things We Learned in Week 4 in College Football

After three weeks of creampuff scheduling, we got our first real tastes of conference action and really exciting games. Here are some of the highlights from this week in college football.

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Derek Jeter’s Gatorade Farewell Commercial Is Thing of Greatness

With the Yankees fading from playoff contention, Derek Jeter's playing days are quickly winding down, which makes this commercial all the more touching.

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Tom Brady Shares His Old Resume, Revealing His Dumb Summer Jobs

A lot of teenagers do construction work in the summers to earn some cash for the following school year. Even future three-time-Super Bowl-winning quarterbacks, it turns out.

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Roger Goodell Answers Questions Regarding NFL’s Recent Issues [Video]

NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell held a press conference to address the recent string of violent incidents involving players assaulting women and children.

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Is Trevor Knight for Real? Plus Four More Big Questions for Week 4 in College Football

It’s getting to be that fun time of year when the air starts turning a bit cooler and we get our first meaningful conference games. Here are some of the big storylines this week.

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Michigan Hosts Toyota Bassmaster Angler of the Year Championship in Escanaba [Video]

Bass fishing takes center stage as many of the world’s best anglers battle it out on Lake Michigan in Escanaba for the Toyota Bassmaster Angler of the Year Championship today through Sunday.

The championship is being held on Bays de Noc as part of a partnership between Pure Michigan and Bassmaster to promote the state as a top destination for anglers.

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Teske Hoffmeister
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Meijer-97.9 WGRD Athlete of the Week: Rockford Boys’ Water Polo’s David Newberger

Rockford High School boys' water polo player David Newberger is this week's Meijer-97.9 WGRD Athlete of the Week.

Newberger excels athletically and academically, standing out on a team currently ranked No. 1 by the Michigan Water Polo Association with a 17-1 record after a 15-7 win Wednesday night over East Kentwood.

"David Newberger epitomizes the (term) student-athlete," Rockford Coach David McWatters said.

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Minnesota Vikings Deactivate Adrian Peterson Indefinitely

The Minnesota Vikings have placed Adrian Peterson on the Exempt/Commissioner's Permission list, which will require the star running back to abstain from team activities during the duration of his child-abuse case. The Vikings announced this decision early Wednesday morning.

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Courtesy "Fight Church"
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Free Beer & Hot Wings: ‘Fight Church’ Is Where MMA, Worship Collide [Video]

Typically, people go to church for peace and inspiration.

But the folks who attend Victory Church in Rochester, N.Y., go for a different reason: to kick the crap out of each other.

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Free Beer & Hot Wings: Oakland Raiders Receiver Fumbles Ball Twice On Same Play [Video]

When you're a receiver in the NFL, your job description is pretty simple: Catch the ball, hold on to the ball and run with the ball.

Oakland Raiders receiver James Jones failed at all that on one play against the Houston Texas on Sunday in a game.

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Free Beer & Hot Wings: Pro Golfer Rory McIlroy Hits Drive Into Spectator’s Pocket [Video]

While teeing off Friday on the 14th hole of The Tour Championship, Rory McIlroy's golf ball missed the mark just a bit.

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