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Kobe Bryant Finished His Career With A 60-Point Game [Video]

Kobe Bryant left the game of basketball in style last night, scoring 60 points against the Utah Jazz.

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Mr. Basketbal Might Be In Trouble – Free Beer and Hot Wings Segment 16 [Video]

Today on Segment 16, Joe learns that Mr. Basketball isn't coincidentally the name of a few different people who happened to also be good at basketball, but is an actual title given to some players in Michigan. Oh, and that one of them might be in a lot of trouble.

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GVSU Women’s Basketball in Final Four Tonight, Game on National TV

With their fourth upset win of the tournament, Grand Valley State University Women's Basketball has advanced to the Final Four.

Last night, the Lakers beat 2-seed, #19 Pittsburg State, 59-56.

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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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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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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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Michigan State Wins Big Ten Tournament, Gets #2-Seed in NCAA Tournament

For the third time in five years, and the fifth time overall, the Michigan State Spartans won the Big Ten tournament, defeating Purdue 66-62 in Sunday's championship game in Indianapolis.

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This Is By Far The Worst Half-Court Shot Attempt Of All Time [Video]

Sadly, this girl's attempt at glory was doomed before it began.

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This Little Kid Could Not Care Less About Playing Basketball [Video]

I had parents who encouraged me to play sports when I was a kid, which was great, as long it was a sport I liked. When I insisted I did not like softball and did not want to play, my parents pulled this old mind trick on me: "How do you know you don't like it if you haven't tried it?"

So, when I was eight, I suffered through an entire softball season. It was hot, dirty, boring-- and to no surprise to me (I'd tried to tell them!), I hated it.

In retrospect, what I should have done was take a page out of this kid's book--  and just stand there, every single game, with my hands in my pockets.

If you were ever forced to play a sport you hated, you can probably relate to this little guy.

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Ionia Boys’ Basketball’s Austin Gregory Named High School Athlete of the Week

Austin Gregory, a senior who is the all-time scoring leader for Ionia High School's boys' basketball team, has been named Meijer-97.9 WGRD High School Athlete of the Week.

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Duke Rallies Past Wisconsin for Fifth NCAA Title

Duke won its fifth NCAA Division I men's basketball title on Monday night, getting 23 points from freshman guard Tyus Jones in a 68-63 win over Wisconsin in Indianapolis.

College basketball's player of the year, Frank Kaminsky, led the Badgers with 21 points and 12 rebounds in the battle of No. 1 seeds at Lucas Oil Stadium.

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Michigan State’s NCAA Tournament Run Ends as Duke Advances to Championship [Photos]

Michigan State's run through the NCAA Division I Men's Basketball Tournament came to a halt Saturday night as the Spartans lost to top-seeded Duke 81-61.

Denzel Valentine had 22 points and 11 rebounds and Travis Trice 16 points as Michigan State fell in the NCAA Final Four semifinals at Lucas Oil Stadium in Indianapolis.

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