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Derek Jeter credits parents in Grand Rapids appearance

GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. (AP) – Retired baseball star Derek Jeter says lessons from his parents are behind a successful career that saw him play in 20 seasons for the New York Yankees. 109 more words


Prep Baseball: Diamond Classic field set

The field has been set for this year’s Diamond Classic prep baseball tourney to be played at Lansing Municipal Field and Cooley Law Stadium. This is the 55th year for the Classic and the field is led by Grand Ledge. 38 more words


Lansing native John Smoltz hosts pre-HOF party

LANSING, Mich. (WLNS)–6 Sports anchor Kevin Gehl was on hand when Lansing native John Smoltz hosted a party for his friends prior to his induction into the Baseball Hall of Fame in July. 47 more words

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Million Dollar, Magic Night For Lansing Promise

LANSING, MI (WLNS) – It was a magic night in Lansing Thursday and not just because Magic Johnson came to town.

During a Lansing Promise fundraising event, Earvin “Magic” Johnson, one of his business partners and Detroit Pistons owner Tom Gores made a huge donation. 38 more words


Friends For Life: The Aitch Foundation

LANSING, MI (WLNS) – A former Michigan State University women’s basketball player, Lauren Aitch had to watch a loved one battle cancer. She hasn’t had just one person in her family who’s been affected by this disease. 538 more words


Lansing School District Rescinds Offer To New Eastern Football Coach

(WLNS) – 6 Sports has learned the Lansing School District withdrew their job offer to William Young, who would have coached high school football.

Young was offered a job to coach Lansing Eastern High School football last Thursday. 57 more words


MSU Unveils New Spartan Football Uniforms

EAST LANSING, MI (WLNS) – Michigan State University has unveiled their new uniform design.

The new uniform features the latest in Nike innovation, the Nike Mach Speed football uniform. 269 more words