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BoatRaces

Detroit's proud legacy of high-speed powerboat racing celebrates a century with this year's UAW-GM Spirit of Detroit HydroFest. The event, which takes place Aug. 26-28, marks 100 consecutive years of powerboat racing on the Detroit River — the sport's famed international water speedway — as well as the return of the APBA Gold Cup — the oldest active trophy in motorsports.


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Oakland Hills

The 2016 U.S. Amateur Championship returns to Oakland Hills Country Club in Bloomfield Hills this year. If you want to check out the U.S. Golf Association's 116th championship — the association's oldest championship — on Aug. 15-21, here's what you need to know to make sure your trip is a hole-in-one.


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Basketball Blog

The 2016 Summer Olympic Games begin August 5 in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, with athletes from around the world competing in more than 40 categories. For inspired TV viewers who want to play along at home, there are plenty of Olympic games you can train for right here in The D.


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 RedBullReign
 
Red Bull Reign is the ultimate 3-on-3 basketball tournament testing a team’s endurance, skills and teamwork – and it’s headed to Detroit June 25th.
 

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JimmyJohnsField
 
Want to check out metro Detroit’s freshest, most exciting attraction? The $12 million Jimmy John’s Field opens Memorial Day in Utica, a northern suburb about 45 minutes from downtown Detroit. The opening pitch at the brand-new semipro baseball stadium, home to the United Shores Baseball League, happens May 30 at 2 p.m.
 

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