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Spartan Basketball Heading to Italy

The Michigan State Spartan Basketball team practiced Wednesday at the Breslin Center before they depart for Italy. Guards Eron Harris and Alvin Ellis will travel with the team, but will not play due to disciplinary reasons.  Both

Wolverines in the Top 20…

The Wolverines are in the top 20.  Not in the Amway coaches poll.  Not in the Associated Press poll.  Former San Jose News reporter, Mike Rosenberg, compiled data from ArrestNation.com, an aggregator that logs reported arrests for

Disc Golf is Coming…

Another plus for Jackson parks and recreation.  Thanks to a $15,000 donation from the Kiwanis Club of Jackson’s Kiwanis Foundation, disc golf is coming to Sharp Park possibly as soon as next spring.  Vice Mayor Derek Dobies

Lions Add to 90-man Roster

The Detroit Lions have added tight end Jacob Maxwell to the 90-man roster as training camp continues in Allen Park.  Maxwell was in Detroit’s camp last year after joining the team as an undrafted free agent out

DeAndre Levy Contract

It appears that the Lions got a bargain on their 4-year-contract with linebacker DeAndre Levy.  According to the NFL Network, the deal is worth $33.72 million, with $20-million guaranteed.  Although the contract is quite a bit less