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THE REVIEW: Michigan’s man and the road ahead

It was a breaking news segment that struck nationwide. Media personalities crowded into Detroit Metro Airport to capture the arrival of a charter flight carrying the face of change for a deflated University of Michigan football program.

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College Roundup

McKenzie Breimayer/Aquinas College: The Belding graduate, a freshman, scored four points and had one assist in 21 minutes of play at Lawrence Tech University on Saturday…

A look at the Detroit Pistons court during the Greenville Yellow Jackets/Belding Redskins girls basketball game at The Palace of Auburn Hills on Saturday. - Daily News/Ryan Schlehuber

Greenville sweeps rival Belding at The Palace

It was an experience the Greenville and Belding varsity basketball programs won’t forget anytime soon. Well, the Belding boys and girls team might want to forget the final scores. The rest, they will remember.

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ROUNDUP: Prep scores from Saturday, Jan 10

Greenville second at Rockford: The Yellow Jackets went 4-1 at the Rockford Tournament on Saturday. Greenville defeated Rockford “B” 61-15, Harrison Township L’Anse Creuse 50-24, Okemos 65-9 and Tri County 39-32. In the finals, Greenville lost to Grand Ledge 37-18…

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SPORTS GALORE: Vote for Tram

Alan Trammell deserves to be enshrined in Cooperstown. That is my opinion, which is shared by many, but unfortunately, is not shared by enough of the members of the Baseball Writer’s Association of America (BBWAA). They are the ones responsible for voting each and every year.

Greenville’s Troy Bedenbaugh drives through the lane and puts up a shot against Central Montcalm at home on Dec. 22 - Courtesy photo/Jamie McNinch

Greenville returns to action with three games in five days

The Greenville Yellow Jackets boys basketball team last played on Dec. 22. After a nearly three week long break, the Yellow Jackets return to action tonight for the first of three games in five days. Greenville will begin O-K Bronze play tonight at Forest Hills Northern. They will face the Belding Redskins tomorrow at The Palace of Auburn Hills and then the Lakeview Wildcats at home on Tuesday.

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ROUNDUP: Prep wrestling scores from Wednesday, Jan 7

Belding 2-0: The Redskins won both matches on Wednesday night at Northview. Belding defeated Coopersville 60-9 and the host Wildcats 66-12…

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SPORTS GALORE: My own Walter Mitty moment

There it was, laying near the Dallas Cowboys’ 30-yard line, a yellow penalty flag. It was plain as day. Detroit Lions tight end Brandon Pettigrew was interfered with by Cowboys linebacker Anthony Hitchens on third-and-one, just inside Dallas territory. With a little more than eight minutes remaining in the game, the penalty meant the Lions had an automatic first down and some 15 yards tacked onto their field position.

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THE REVIEW: In Stuart Scott’s departure, battle was not lost

It became a tradition.
The studio lights clicked on, the teleprompters came to life and those red letters reading, “On-Air” illuminated as he sat there in the studio, like so many days before.

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THE REVIEW: All part of the journey

As the 2013 season came to a close for the Detroit Lions, under the direction of Jim Schwartz, the front office knew it was time for a change. Though the season was an improvement from the previous year, the performance was not enough to provide job security, especially for a city as hungry for improvement as Detroit.