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Seahawks QB Russell Wilson Playing for Young Father Who Died of Cancer [Video]

As the last two NFL teams left standing get ready for Super Bowl XLVIII, media coverage will analyze every possible storyline, particularly those about preparation, commitment and sacrifice. A young widow, no stranger to the same things, will be at Metlife Stadium in New Jersey to watch the Seahawks play the Broncos, but her path to the NFL's biggest game has been no ordinary journey.

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Peyton Manning Shares Sweet Moment at Super Bowl Media Day

As reporters fought their way up to Peyton Manning's booth to yell out questions at the Denver Broncos quarterback during Tuesday's Super Bowl media day, one member of the media, admittedly a huge Manning fan, caught his attention quickly when she put in a request

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Watch Scarlett Johansson’s Banned Super Bowl Commercial [Video]

If you're like some of us around here, you mostly watch the Super Bowl for the hilarious commercials and the awesome new movie trailers. But there's one you won't be seeing on TV: Scarlett Johansson's Super Bowl commercial for SodaStream, which was banned from airing during the upcoming game. 

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Basketball Player Dedicates Game to Deceased Friend, Hits Game Winning Shot [Video]

Spencer Wilson, a 17-year-old high school basketball player from North Carolina, dedicated a game to his friend, Josh, who died of cancer 9 months ago.

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WGRD Pond Hockey Classic: More Highlights from Championship Sunday

Thirty-eight teams playing on five rinks over three days on the frozen surface of Reeds Lake in East Grand Rapids.

That's the Cliff's Notes version of the WGRD Pond Hockey Classic, which wrapped up Sunday

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Free Beer & Hot Wings: ‘NFL Bad Lip Reading’ Is Back! [Video]

A while back, the folks at Bad Lip Reading released the incredible first edition of "NFL Bad Lip Reading."

This is the video that introduced us to "big orange peanut", which continues to be funny to this day.

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WGRD Pond Hockey Classic: 2014 Championships Coverage

The third annual WGRD Pond Hockey Classic came down to three championship games Sunday afternoon in which the title-clinching teams had plenty of familiarity with each other.

The Dematic Wolves, with a core of former players from Davenport University's American Collegiate Hockey Association Division II national title teams from 2008 to 2010, squeaked out a 10-8 win over the Wolfpack in the Gold Division championship.

Beer 30, with a nucleus of players with experience on Kenowa High School's varsity team, ran away with a 26-9 win over the Cold Ones in the Silver Division championship.

The Grifters defeated Maroon Union 12-9 in the Bronze Division championship. The game was a match-up mostly of players from the same team in a Grand Rapids men's rec league.

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Watch Grammys’ NFL Halftime Show Pepsi Commercial [Video]

Ever wonder why the Super Bowl gets a halftime show, but the 3 1/2-hour televised Grammy Awards doesn't?

Well, the NFL wondered just this same thing and teamed up with Pepsi to create a commercial on CBS-TV imagining what that would look like!

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Bad Lip Reading, NFL Style [Video]

There are plenty of times when us fans hear exactly what NFL players are saying (i.e., Denver Broncos quarterback Peyton Manning barking: "Omaha, Omaha!").

But what else is being talked about on those sidelines at games?

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WGRD Pond Hockey: Instagram or Tweet Pics with #GRDPondHockey; & See HERE!

Share your pics from the WGRD Pond Hockey Classic this weekend from the frozen surface of Reeds Lake in East Grand Rapids!

Just use the hashtag #GRDPondHockey to get your photos in our 97.9 'GRD Rocks gallery!

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Free Beer & Hot Wings: Yeah-Yeah from ‘The Sandlot’ Has Changed a Bit [Video]

Well, the man who played Alan "Yeah-Yeah" McClennan in the 1993 movie "The Sandlot" has changed quite a bit.

In the video clip below, a guy named Kong was shooting a video for his YouTube series "Drunk Times With Hot Girls."

Kong was asking guys if he could motorboat their girlfriends, and Yeah-Yeah, the actor Marty York, just happened to be one of his marks.

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Polar Vortex Doesn’t Stop WGRD Pond Hockey Classic on Reeds Lake [Video]

Friday night was the first round of games for the WGRD Pond Hockey Classic, thanks to Labatt, Dematic and 97.9 WGRD, and everything was fantastic!

It was freezing b***s, though.

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