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Lynn Henning's Canadian fishing adventure

Lynn Henning’s Canadian fishing adventureLynn Henning's Canadian fishing adventure
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Marsh to tackle Mackinac race for 53rd time on Albacore

Marsh to sail Mackinac for 53rd time on AlbacoreYou talk about experience being a factor in the sailboat race — Albacore has it in every way.
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Djokovic finishes off Nadal to reach 5th Wimbledon final

Djokovic finishes off Nadal to reach 5th Wimbledon finalNovak Djokovic sent the strongest signal yet he is back at the top of tennis with a 6-4, 3-6, 7-6 (9), 3-6, 10-8 victory over rival Rafael Nadal on Saturday in a match suspended overnight.
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Muskegon's Nic Manion writing his own Cinderella story at WSOP

Muskegon’s Nic Manion writing his own Cinderella story at WSOPNic Manion, who grew up in Big Rapids before moving to Muskegon, is second in chips among the final six players at the World Series of Poker Main Event.
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Marathon man: Anderson outlasts Isner in epic Wimbledon semi

Marathon man: Anderson outlasts Isner in epic Wimbledon semiKevin Anderson edged John Isner in the second longest match ever played at Wimbledon, winning the fifth set of their semifinal 26-24 after more than 6 ½ hours.
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Young Sea Scouts take on challenge of Mackinac race

Young Sea Scouts take on challenge of Mackinac raceSojourner is owned and raced by the Boy Scouts of America Sea Scout Ship 1148, based out of Detroit’s Edison Boat Club.
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Michigan's Nic Manion, Joe Cada in final six at WSOP Main Event

Michigan’s Manion, Cada in final six at WSOPNeither had a great day Thursday, but they're still alive and guaranteed a payout of at least $1.8 million. Play resumes at 8:30 Eastern Friday.
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In 4th event of return, Serena seeks another 'giant step'

In 4th event of return, Serena seeks another ‘giant step’Serena Williams has been saying it over and over and over: Wimbledon is only her fourth tournament since returning to the tour after having a baby.
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Once 'lucky,' poker community now raves about Joe Cada's game

Once ‘lucky,’ poker community now raves about Joe Cada’s gameJoe Cada didn't earn much respect by winning the 2009 World Series of Poker Main Event, but he's getting it in abundance these days.
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Michigan's Nic Manion, Joe Cada make final three tables at WSOP Main Event

Manion, Cada make final 3 tables at WSOP Main EventNic Manion and Joe Cada have guaranteed themselves a hefty, six-figure payday, but they have more in their sights — the $8.8 million for first place.
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'It's crazy': Serena one win from 24th Grand Slam title

It’s crazy’: Serena one win from 24th Grand Slam titleEven after more than a year away from the tour, Serena Williams is still capable of dominance at Wimbledon, where she’s one victory from an eighth championship.
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Cha-ching! Nic Manion, Joe Cada make WSOP Main Event final table

Cha-ching! Manion, Cada make Main Event final tableManion became the chip leader on the final hand of Day 7, with his pocket aces crushing the pocket kings of two different opponents.
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Federer wastes match point, falls in Wimbledon quarters

Federer wastes match point, falls in Wimbledon quartersRoger Federer was a point away from a rather tidy, straight-set victory in the Wimbledon quarterfinals. One lousy point.
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USPBL introducing 2:30 time limit, starting Thursday

USPBL introducing 2:30 time limit, starting ThursdayThe USPBL's founder believes the time limit is an additional step in keeping the league fan-friendly. No new inning will start after 2:25.
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Joe Cada, three other Mich. men in final 109 at WSOP Main Event

Cada, 3 other Mich. men still alive at WSOP Main EventJoe Cada is trying to pull off the unthinkable, a second World Series of Poker Main Event championship in the modern era of huge fields.
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'I'm back': Serena Williams reaches Wimbledon semis

I’m back’: Serena Williams reaches Wimbledon semisSerena Williams moved closer to her eighth title at the All England Club and 24th Grand Slam trophy overall by beating Camila Giorgi in the quarterfinals.
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Fans say goodbye to Michigan harness racing track

Fans say goodbye to Michigan harness racing trackThe track has been closed for 10 years but reopened this weekend so community members could say goodbye
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Nadal back in Wimbledon quarterfinals after 7 years

Nadal back in Wimbledon quarterfinals after 7 yearsThe 11-time French Open champion beat Jiri Vesely 6-3, 6-3, 6-4 on Centre Court on Monday.
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Several Michigan men in the money at WSOP Main Event

Several Mich. men in the money at WSOP Main EventThe money bubble burst late Saturday night at the tournament in Las Vegas. Play continues Sunday.
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Get to know me: USPBL's Tommy Fuessel

Get to know me: USPBL’s Tommy FuesselIn an occasional Detroit News series, sports figures share "15 Things You Don't Know About Me."
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Tellem tends to Pistons, nurtures hope for Detroit

Tellem tends to Pistons, nurtures hope for DetroitNoted business agent Arn Tellem presides over personnel changes for Pistons and helps growth in sports and entertainment district in Detroit.
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Halep calls self ‘unprofessional’ after Wimbledon loss

Halep calls self ‘unprofessional’ after Wimbledon lossNo. 1-ranked women’s player criticizes herself after falling 3-6, 6-4, 7-5 to Hsieh Su-Wei of Taiwan.
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Get to know me: USPBL's Ethan Wiskur

Get to know me: USPBL’s Ethan WiskurIn an occasional Detroit News series, sports figures share "15 Things You Don't Know About Me."
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Venus bows out, Serena marches on at Wimbledon

Venus bows out, Serena marches on at WimbledonVenus Williams is the fourth former women’s champion to get knocked out, joining Maria Sharapova, Petra Kvitova and Garbine Muguruza.
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'17 champ Muguruza, finalist Cilic latest Wimbledon casualties

17 champ Muguruza, finalist Cilic latest Wimbledon casualtiesNo. 3 seed Garbine Muguruza was stunned by Alison Van Uytvanck and No. 3 seed Marin Cilic fell to Guido Pella in the second round at Wimbledon.
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Detroit officials redevelop plans for MLS at Ford Field bid

Detroit officials redevelop plans for MLS at Ford Field bidTom Gores, Dan Gilbert and Martha Firestone Ford are still nurturing local soccer dreams, as MLS officials continue to work with expansion bidders on Ford Field proposal.
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Defending champ Chestnut sets record with 74 hot dogs

Defending champ Chestnut sets record with 74 hot dogsChestnut downed a record 74 wieners and buns in 10 minutes to take home the coveted Mustard Belt for an 11th time
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Michigan poker stars take their seats for Main Event

Michigan poker stars take their seats for Main EventRyan Riess, Joe Cada and others hope to cap the World Series of Poker Las Vegas circuit with one more big win.
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Past champs Sharapova, Kvitova fall in round of Wimbledon upsets

Past Wimbledon champs Sharapova, Kvitova upsetAt this edition of Wimbledon, the initial 48 hours have provided more surprising exits than anyone’s accustomed to.
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'Lucky' foe ousts No. 2 seed Wozniacki out of Wimbledon

Lucky’ foe ousts No. 2 seed Wozniacki out of WimbledonCaroline Wozniacki was not exactly gracious in defeat after staving off five match points in what became a 6-4, 1-6, 7-5 loss to Ekaterina Makarova.
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97.1's Mike Valenti signs long-term extension

97.1’s Mike Valenti signs long-term extensionValenti has been 97.1 The Ticket's drive-time host since 2007, and has worked solo for the last year year-plus.
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Serena Williams wins in return to Wimbledon

Serena Williams wins in return to WimbledonSerena Williams found herself in a bit of a jam against 105th-ranked Arantxa Rus before winning, 7-5, 6-3.
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Ten years later, Federer remembers loss to Nadal

Ten years later, Federer remembers loss to NadalIt finished 9-7 in the fifth set as camera flashes lit the darkness. It left a lasting impact on the sport.
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Detroit

UFC Hall of Fame fighter linked to $112M conspiracy

UFC Hall of Fame fighter linked to $112M schemeUFC Hall of Fame fighter linked to $112M conspiracy involving muscle-bound MD
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Sunday sports on TV/radio

Sunday sports on TV/radioA complete listing of the day's sports on TV/radio.
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Monday’s World Cup: Vertonghen’s header fuels Belgium

Monday’s World Cup: Vertonghen’s header fuels BelgiumA 3-2 victory over Japan gave the Belgians a spot in the World Cup quarterfinals for the second straight tournament.
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Sunday’s World Cup: Croatia, Russia win on penalties

Sunday’s World Cup: Croatia, Russia win on penaltiesDanijel Subasic saved three penalties, and Croatia’s World Cup hopes.
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Saturday’s World Cup: France sends Argentina packing

Saturday’s World Cup: France sends Argentina packingMessi, who turned 31 during his fourth and possibly final World Cup, set up a pair of goals but again failed to score.
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France plots to stop Messi vs Argentina in World Cup knockout stage

France plots to stop Messi in World Cup match vs. ArgentinaFive-time world player of the year has struggled in his team's group stage matches, scoring only once.
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Thursday’s World Cup: Fair-play points lift Japan

Thursday’s World Cup: Fair-play points lift JapanFair play was put into use for the first time Thursday and Japan came out as the beneficiary.
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Detroit

Muscle-bound MD indicted in $112M scheme

Muscle-bound MD indicted in $112M schemeDr. Frank Patino indicted in scheme involving boxers, pain pills and MMA fighters
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Late goal punches AFC Ann Arbor's ticket to Michigan Milk Cup final

Late goal punches AFC Ann Arbor’s ticket to Milk Cup finalBrandon Katona scores in stoppage time while goalkeeper Nick
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Tuesday's World Cup: Argentina, Messi find their stride in victory over Nigeria

Tuesday’s World Cup: Argentina, Messi find their stride in victory over NigeriaIcon for two-time champions opens scoring in 14th minute and Marco Rojo seal's result in 2-1 must-win as Argentina advances to round of 16.
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Volleyballers swarm Detroit for junior national championships

Volleyballers swarm Detroit for junior national championshipsMore than 25,000 volleyball players descended on Metro Detroit for the USA Volleyball Girls' Junior National Championships held at Cobo Center.
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Monday's World Cup: Spain advances with late draw; Uruguay runs record to 3-0

Monday’s World Cup: Spain advances with drawIago Aspas grabbed a late equalizer to give Spain a 2-2 draw with Morocco, which allows the La Roja to win Group B and advance to the Round of 16.
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