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Free Beer & Hot Wings: Drunk Fan Goes for Swim at Chicago’s Wrigley Field [Video]

There's not a whole lot to do during a rain delay at a baseball game, or any sporting event for that matter.

You can walk around the concourse, trying to resist the urge to spend $48 on a hot dog and a beer. Perhaps buy a souvenir or two.

Or, you could do what this guy did at Wrigley Field during a rain delay last weekend at a Chicago Cubs game. He went for a swim!

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Free Beer & Hot Wings: Dog Reacts to Portugal’s World Cup Elimination [Video]

Dogs are really good at reading human emotions. When a human is sick, their dog feels their pain and lays with them. When a human is happy, the dog shares in his joy.

But in the case of this dog, he appears to not be following any human's lead when it comes to his emotions.

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Safe Boating Tip of the Week: Don’t Drink and Boat [Sponsored]

The festive and summery Independence Day weekend is here!

Celebrating the Fourth of July holiday this year means a three-day weekend for many and some extra time to truly relax, enjoy and play out on the water.

Grand Valley Marine, with locations in Grandville and Grand Haven, urges for you to keep you, those around you and others as safe as possible on the water when out boating.

Embrace the three-day Independence Day weekend, enjoy the great outdoors on the water -- and at the beach -- and stay safe by following the rules of the water and navigational regulations. On a festive weekend like this, too, don't drink and boat!

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Free Beer & Hot Wings: Red Sox Color Commentator Jerry Remy Loses Tooth During Cubs Game Broadcast [Video]

About halfway through the broadcast of the Boston Red Sox-Chicago Cubs Major League Baseball game Wednesday night, Red Sox color commentator Jerry Remy had something happen to him that has never happened before: His tooth fell out.

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Free Beer & Hot Wings: Confused Serena Williams Drops Out of Doubles Match at Wimbledon [Video]

A pretty bizarre scene took place at Wimbledon in London on Tuesday, when the Williams sisters, Serena and Venus, took to the court for a doubles match.

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2014 World Cup: Belgium Eliminates U.S. 2-1

Belgium scored twice in extra time and eliminated the United States 2-1 in the first round of knockout play at the 2014 FIFA World Cup at Salvador, Brazil, on Tuesday.

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Floyd Mayweather, Jr., Joins Bon Jovi, Bruce Springsteen On Forbes’ Celebrity 100

Grand Rapids native and boxing champion Floyd Mayweather, Jr., hit the top 10 and the music group Bon Jovi continues to have star power in the latest Forbes Celebrity 100 list.

The rundown reflects celebrities' power and influence based on media exposure, marketability, and career earnings over the past 12 months. 

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Free Beer & Hot Wings: Brazil Soccer Fan Destroys TV While Watching Match [Video]

The World Cup seems to be the most exciting thing going on in sports right now.

And just like with any sport, fans seem to get overly excited and do things they might regret, whether under the influence or not.

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Cheer On U.S. Men’s Soccer Team Outside Today in GR! [Video]

The U.S. Men's National Soccer Team plays in one its most important international games in a long time when it takes on Belgium today in the World Cup.

And you, being the fun-loving patriotic American that you are, can cheer the team on in Grand Rapids!

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97.9 WGRD’s Take Me Out to the Ballgame Contest

Summer is officially here and baseball season is in full swing!

97.9 WGRD wants to make sure you get to see your favorite Major League Baseball teams play this year, regardless of whether that's the Detroit Tigers, Chicago White Sox, Chicago Cubs or some other team.

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Free Beer & Hot Wings: Philadelphia Phillies Play-By-Play Guy Catches Home Run Ball [Video]

It's always fun to see a great catch by a fan when a foul ball or home run ball lands in the stands at a baseball game.

A couple of weeks ago, we shared the awesome video of a dad who snagged a ball while carrying his kid up the tunnel from the concourse.

This time around, it was a play-by-play guy, not a fan, who made the catch.

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Free Beer & Hot Wings: This Strongman Can Pull an Airplane [Video]

There's not really a whole lot that can be said about this video.

This guy is a strongman. He can pull airplanes.

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