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University of Michigan Taps Retired Steelcase CEO Jim Hackett as Interim AD

University of Michigan Athletic Director Dave Brandon has resigned and retired Steelcase Inc. CEO Jim Hackett is in for the interim, U-M President Mark Schlissel said in an Ann Arbor news conference this afternoon.

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Free Beer & Hot Wings: NBA Great Michael Jordan Calls President Barack Obama a ‘Sh***y Golfer’ (Video)

Recently, legendary NBA Hall of Famer Michael Jordan sat down with the Back 9 Network to talk golf.

When asked by host Ahmad Rashad about who would be included in his ideal foursome, Jordan didn't really hesitate when he said: "I never played with (President Barack) Obama, but I would."

But then, well.

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New England’s Tom Brady Vs. Denver’s Peyton Manning (Again), Other Things About NFL Week 9

Several interesting matchups highlight the schedule for Week 9 of the 2014 NFL season. Here's what you need to know this week:

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Who Wins First Playoff Elimination Game? Big Questions for Week 10 in College Football

With this week’s release of the College Football Playoff selection committee’s rankings, every game suddenly takes on new importance. Here are some of the big questions going into this week:

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Meijer-97.9 WGRD High School Athlete of the Week: Cedar Springs Girls’ Cross Country’s Kenzie Weiler

Cedar Springs High School's girls' cross country No. 1 runner Kenzie Weiler, the defending Division 2 state champion, is this week's Meijer-97.9 WGRD High School Athlete of the Week.

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Free Beer & Hot Wings: Utah High School Football Team Blows Game In Worst Way Possible (Video)

In this high school playoff game in Utah between Spanish Fork and Maple Mountain, Spanish Fork had the ball and a 14-11 lead with 3.7 seconds to play. Game over? Not even close.

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San Franciso Giants Beat Kansas City for Third World Series Title in Five Years

World Series MVP Madison Bumgarner threw five scoreless innings of relief, and Michael Morse drove in the game-winning run with a bloop single as the San Francisco Giants beat the Royals, 3-2, in Game 7 of the 2014 World Series in Kansas City on Wednesday night.

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Meijer Announces Dates for the 2015 Meijer LPGA Classic presented by Kraft

After a successful inaugural tournament that generated $600,000 for Midwest food pantries, the Meijer LPGA Classic presented by Kraft will return to Grand Rapids in 2015 for another week of community events and the best women golfers in the world.

The tournament is slated July 20-26, 2015, at Blythefield Country Club in Belmont, and will again benefit the Walker-based retailer Meijer's Simply Give program.

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Free Beer & Hot Wings: Washington Redskins PR Guy Yells ‘No Means No’ Before Attempted Postgame Interview [Video]

Yes, the Washington Redskins upset the Dallas Cowboys on Monday night, but the best action of the night may have taken place after the game.

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Free Beer & Hot Wings: Two Guys Catch 13-Foot, 800-Pound Gator with Bare Hands [Video]

Two Florida men took fishing to a new level after catching a 13-foot, nearly 800-pound alligator by hand.

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Free Beer & Hot Wings: Google Executive Skydives From Stratosphere, Sets New Record [Video]

Two years ago, we watched in awe as daredevil Felix Baumgartner set a world record by jumping from a specially designed capsule from a height of 128,000 feet.

Then on Saturday, out of nowhere, we heard Baumgartner's record had been broken!

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Free Beer & Hot Wings: This Woman Is Very Upset After Ole Miss’ Loss to LSU [Video]

Ah, sports. They bring out the best in all of us!

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