In this Tuesday, March 18, 2014 photo, Colin, 11, of Richland, Mich., shakes the hand of Kalamazoo Wings coach Nick Bootland after signing a contract to be a Kalamazoo Wing. (AP Photo/Kalamazoo Gazette-MLive Media Group, Chuck Miller)

Colin gets 1-day deal with K-Wings

A Michigan boy who said he didn’t want an 11th birthday party because he had no friends has a new gig as a professional hockey player.

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Muskegon heads to MHSAA title game

Muskegon’s boys basketball team crushed Mt. Pleasant in the Class A semi-finals at the Breslin Center Friday afternoon.

Michigan State football coach Mark Dantonio and his 2014 Rose Bowl championship team were honored by lawmakers at the Capitol in Lansing. (March 20, 2014)

Lawmakers honor Rose Bowl champs MSU

Lawmakers honored the Michigan State football team Thursday at the state Capitol following the school’s first Rose Bowl victory in more than…

Michigan State’s Travis Trice (20) shoots in front of Delaware’s Maurice Jeffers (15) in the first half of a second-round of the NCAA men's college basketball tournament in Spokane, Wash., Thursday, March 20, 2014. (AP Photo/Young Kwak)

Payne scores 41, Spartans top Blue Hens

Adreian Payne scored a career-high 41 points Thursday to get Michigan State off to a solid start in the NCAA tournament with a victory over …

Syracuse's Jerami Grant (3) drives past Western Michigan's Austin Richie, right, and Tucker Haymond (1) during the first half of a second-round game in the NCAA college basketball tournament in Buffalo, N.Y., Thursday, March 20, 2014. (AP Photo/Bill Wippert)

Syracuse beats WMU in NCAA tourney

Syracuse’s backcourt of Trevor Cooney and Tyler Ennis combined for 34 points and the Orange defense clamped down in a 77-53 victory over Wes…