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John Keating on Friday Jan. 27, 2017.

Alumnus and Fox Sports Detroit broadcaster John Keating speaks at GVSU

He covers the Detroit Red Wings, the Detroit Tigers, occasionally the Detroit Pistons, and at one time, Grand Valley State University. His name is John Keating, and he was back on campus to speak to students about the sports broadcasting industry and his career this past Friday, Jan. 27 from 3:30 to 5 p.m. at Lake Superior Hall, Room 174. Keating shared advice on breaking into the industry, personal anecdotes and answered questions from students during the 90-minute lecture.

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Column: 2016 World Series features a historic matchup

No matter which team wins the 2016 Major League Baseball World Series, a long championship drought will end for one team. The Cleveland Indians have not won a World Series since 1948, while the Chicago Cubs have waited over 100 years for another championship. For both teams’ devoted fans, a great deal is at stake over the coming weeks. With so much on the line, both Tribe fans and Cubbies loyals are ready to stick with their teams until the end.

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GVL / Luke Holmes - Assistant Coach, Cody Grice, watches his players between innings. Grand Valley Men’s Baseball lost to Walsh college 3-4 in the first game but won 15-8 in the second game.

GVSU baseball crowned GLIAC champions

The Grand Valley State baseball team entered the GLIAC Tournament as the top team in the conference. The Lakers finished Sunday night in the same position. The Lakers won the GLIAC Championship game in a thrilling 6-5 victory over Walsh on May 15. GVSU rattled off three straight wins after a loss in the second round of the double-elimination tournament.

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