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Here’s What Happens When a Switch-Hitter Faces a Switch-Pitcher [Video]

If you're a baseball fan, you're familiar with the concept of a switch-hitter - a player who can bat both right and left-handed. It's a pretty unique skill, though it's not as unique as someone who is able to throw equally well with both hands. The Toronto Blue Jays have found the elusive switch-pitcher, though, and his name is Pat Venditte.

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Courtesy of Special Olympics Michigan
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Byron Center Special Olympics Athlete Hits Buzzer Beater, Does Flip, Earns Pistons Respect [Video]

Last weekend's most impressive buzzer beater and celebration was in Grand Rapids.

17-year-old Special Olympics athlete Walter Alvesteffer hit a buzzer beater then did a flip to pump up the crowd.

Detroit Piston Andre Drummond and former Piston Rick Mahorn have both tweeted about the play and celebration.

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Hot Wings’ Sports Knowledge is Stunning – Free Beer and Hot Wings Segment 16 [Video]

Today on Segment 16, the guys learned all about Hot Wings' amazing knowledge of basketball, and sports in general. Remember, "the less you know the better you do". Or something. Knowledge which fails him again and again when it comes to picking brackets every year.

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Five Signs That Spring Is REALLY Here In Grand Rapids

Sure the calendar has clicked to March 21, indicating that the Spring Vernal Equinox has occurred and spring is officially here, but with snow in the forecast later this week, it looks as though spring will be a little late for us in West Michigan.

Here are five signs I look for in Grand Rapids to indicate that spring is REALLY here.

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NCAA March Madness via YouTube
NCAA March Madness via YouTube
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St. Joseph’s Coach To Reporter – ‘Do They Sell Marijuana In This Town?’ [Video]

Noticing that one of the reporters in the crowd was sitting with his feet up, Coach Phil Martelli called him out and then asked him, "Do they sell marijuana in this town?"

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Which Loss Was More Shocking: MSU/Middle Tennessee or Michigan/Appalachian State? [POLL]

Michigan State suffered a shocking 90-81 loss to Middle Tennessee today.

The second-seed Spartans became only the eighth team in the NCAA men's tournament to lose to a fifteen-seed.

It brings to mind the Michigan Wolverines football team's shocking loss to Appalachian State in 2007.

Which loss was more shocking, the Spartans loss to Middle Tennessee or Michigan's loss to Appalachian State?

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Middle Tennessee v Michigan State
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Michigan State Falls to 15-Seed Middle Tennessee 90-81 in NCAA Tournament

Well, everyone's brackets are now officially busted (at least most Michiganders'). Friday afternoon, the second-seed Michigan State University Spartans were upset by fifteen-seed Middle Tennessee 90-81.

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MSU v Florida X Cleaves
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MSU Alum Mateen Cleaves Charged in Alleged Sexual Assault Case

Mateen Cleaves has been charged unlawful imprisonment, assault with intent to commit sexual penetration, second-degree criminal sexual conduct, and two counts of third-degree criminal sexual conduct.

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College Basketball Brackets Are Open and Joe is Lost – Free Beer and Hot Wings Segment 16 [Video]

The bracket talk has already gotten underway, and there's so much weirdness going on with college basketball, that Free Beer and Hot Wings have a lot to talk about on Segment 16. Joe, unfortunately, is lost. So, of course, Free Beer asks Joe some sports questions to bring him into the conversation.

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Toronto Blue Jays v Detroit Tigers
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The Ultimate Michigan Summer Baseball Road Trip: 7 Games, 7 Stadiums, 7 Days

It wouldn't be a Michigan summer without baseball and road trips. Combine the two and you'll have a memorable summer vacation.

Enjoy a week of great baseball this summer while exploring seven stadiums and some great Michigan cities!

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Purdue, Michigan State
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March Madness ‘Expert’ Gives Hilariously Brutal Truth While Filling Out His Bracket

Everyone has an opinion about the NCAA Tournament, but here's a secret: no one really knows what's going to happen.

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2016 NCAA March Madness Preview
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2016 NCAA Tournament Preview: Making Sense of Your March Madness Bracket

The 2016 NCAA men’s basketball tournament field of 68 was announced Sunday evening. While college students around the country rejoiced and planned epic road trips to see their teams in action, you may have been gripped by anxiety: your 2016 NCAA Tournament bracket for your office pool is due soon.

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