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Straight To The Strip - NF's Hardy Heads West, Selects UNLV

 | Scott Burnstein

(PHOTO CREDIT: David Donoher)   Vegas, baby, Vegas!!!   North Farmington sensational senior cager and 2017 Mr. Basketball finalist Amauri Hardy will be playing his college on the Las Vegas Strip. An explosive and crafty 6-foot-2 combo g...  

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College Football Recruiting Ticker: Big Ten Bags Muskegon Lineman, King Split End

 | Scott Burnstein

Three of the state’s top junior football recruits committed to colleges over the weekend, with two of those prospects linking up with the Big Ten. Muskegon offensive lineman Antwan Reed committed to Penn State and De...  

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Underclassmen Confidential Pt. 2 Top-Secret Freshman Pigskin Pearls

 | Scott Burnstein

A few FAB FROSH football recruits to keep an eye on:   Christian Fitzpatrick (West Bloomfield WR) – Elite pass-catching prospect with soft hands who is a total technician in running crisp routes, has already bagged offers ...  

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College Basketball Recruiting Ticker: Trips To Campus, Signings & De-Commitements

 | Scott Burnstein

(PHOTO CREDIT: David Donoher)   North Farmington’s Amauri Hardy, a Mr. Basketball finalist this past winter, took a visit to Arkansas over the weekend. The Razorbacks offered Hardy a scholarship last week. Hardy de-committed from Oklahoma State e...  

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Orange Is The Color - EEV's Sampson Selects Syracuse

 | Scott Burnstein

The best offensive lineman on the football field in the PSL is off the market.   Detroit East English Village center Tyrone Sampson (6-foot-4, 300 pounds) committed to Syracuse University this week. Sampson is a...  

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The Western Way: PSL Sends Two Pigskinners To WMU, Continues Trend

 | Scott Burnstein

P.J. Fleck might be off to Minnesota, but Western Michigan’s football program is still keeping a heavy focus on recruiting the Detroit area under new coach Tim Lester, a former Broncos team captain and starting signal caller in the 1990s. Over the weekend Lester secured a pair o...  

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Buyer's Listings - Many Promising Gridders In '18 Still On The Board

 | Scott Burnstein

The Top 10 Un-Committed Juniors On The Football Field In The State of Michigan   1. Marquan McCall (Oak Park OL) – Best O-line prospect in the state’s Class of 2018   2. Ryan Hayes (Traverse City Wes...  

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Five For Fighting - Walking Hard Into The Huddle (Overlooked QBs)

 | Scott Burnstein

FIVE FOR FIGHTING – The Most Underrated Junior Quarterbacks In Metro Detroit   1. El Julian “Ju Ju” Jordan (Detroit Central) – Lightning in a bottle out of the pocket, an upside aimed at the m...  

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April Brings Showers Of Praise For State's Junior Gridders: Class of 2018 Rundown

 | Scott Burnstein

Here’s a half-dozen football players from the state’s Class of 2018 to watch out for on the college recruiting trail this spring:   Nick Carey (Novi Detroit Catholic Central OL) – This physically-imposing and fierce competit...  

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Young, Big & Ready To Shine - Cagers Paradise In The Paint

 | Scott Burnstein

The state of Michigan has a dearth of talented young, spry post players in the mix these days on the boys basketball floor. Here’s a breakdown of some of the best underclassmen big fellas in the Mitten, according to your boy Burney:   Taylor Currie (Clarkston ...  

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