Big race weekend in Berlin

The 251 lap ARCA series race has brought some of the best talent from around the country to Berlin Raceway in Marne, Mich. to leg it out for…

Javier Betancourt of the West Michigan Whitecaps. (June 17, 2014)

The sounds of Javier Betancourt

The West Michigan Whitecaps' Javier Betancourt is solid with the bat — and he's not too bad with the ivories, either.

Matthew Devlieger. (July 10, 2014)

W MI tennis player aims for Paralympics

Four years after a scuba diving accident left him in a wheelchair, a West Michigan tennis player has aspirations to play in the Paralympics.

Detroit Tigers pitcher Justin Verlander throws to a Kansas City Royals batter in the first inning of a baseball game at Kauffman Stadium in Kansas City, Mo., Sunday, July 13, 2014.

Royals rally for win over Tigers

A five-run seventh inning enabled the Royals to avoid a demoralizing four-game sweep against the Tigers on Sunday.

Detroit Tigers pitcher Justin Verlander throws against the Los Angeles Dodgers in the first inning of a baseball game in Detroit, Tuesday, July 8, 2014.

Tigers slug their way past Dodgers

Verlander settled down after a terrible first inning and the Tigers rallied in emphatic fashion for a victory over the Los Angeles Dodgers.