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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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Michigan State Is Eerily Similar to 2014 NCAA Champion Connecticut [Videos/Infographic]

You’ve heard the comparisons.

This is what it is about: This Michigan State University men's basketball team looks a lot like last year’s NCAA Division I national champion, UConn.

Whether or not that comparison is fair gets put to the test on the court in the NCAA Final Four at Lucas Oil Stadium in Indianapolis.

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‘The Tonight Show’ Puppies Pick Michigan State to Win NCAA Final Four [Video]

Some might not be very optimistic about No. 7 seed Michigan State University winning the NCAA Division I Men's Basketball national championship this weekend in Indianapolis.

(We call those people haters, and they can shut up, right?)

But you know who loves an underdog? Dogs, apparently.

Jimmy Fallon's "The Tonight Show" puppies have picked MSU to win it all!

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7 Incredible Tom Izzo Stats to Celebrate Michigan State’s Latest Final Four

Tom Izzo and MSU have been pretty incredible. But you really don't appreciate it just how incredible they've been until you see the numbers.

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Michigan State Makes NCAA Final Four with 76-70 OT Win Over Louisville [Photos]

Travis Trice had 17 points and Denzel Valentine had 15 points and seven rebounds to lead Michigan State past Oklahoma 62-58 on Sunday afternoon in the NCAA Division I Men's Basketball Tournament in Syracuse, N.Y.

Branden Dawson added nine points and 11 rebounds and Bryn Forbes had 14 points for the seventh-seeded Spartans (27-11), who advanced to the Final Four with the triumph at Syracuse University's Carrier Dome.

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Michigan State Advances to NCAA Elite 8 with 62-58 Win Over Oklahoma [Photos]

Travis Trice had 24 points, Denzel Valentine had 18 points and Branden Dawson added six points and 11 rebounds to lead Michigan State past Oklahoma 62-58 on Friday night in the NCAA Division I Men's Basketball Tournament in Syracuse, N.Y.

The eight-seeded Spartans (26-11) advanced to the Elite Eight in the East Region with the triumph at Syracuse University's Carrier Dome.

Third-seeded Oklahoma (24-11) got 21 points from Buddy Hield and 16 points and seven rebounds from TaShawn Thomas.

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Wisconsin Basketball Player Has Embarrassing News Conference Moment [Video]

Everyone has an embarrassing moment at some point.

However, at least here on The Free Beer & Hot Wings Morning Show, we have a dump button to hit.

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Kid Kills it Dancing at High School Basketball Game [Video]

If this little guy were a part of March Madness, maybe then I'd tune in.

He totally steals the show with his wicked dance moves at this Kentucky High School basketball game!

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Michigan State Advances to NCAA Men’s Basketball Tourney Sweet 16 with 60-54 Win over Virginia

Travis Trice had 23 points, including three three-pointers, and Branden Dawson added 15 points and nine rebounds to lead Michigan State past Virginia 60-54 on Sunday afternoon in the NCAA Division I Men's Basketball Tournament in Charlotte.

The seventh-seeded Spartans (25-11) advanced to the East Region's Sweet 16 with the triumph.

Second-seeded Virginia (30-4), which also lost to MSU in the tournament last year, got 11 points from Anthony Gill and 10 points and 14 rebounds from Darion Atkins.

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