West Michigan Mayhem players don't let the rain ruin their first practice for their big game against Chicago on April 2nd.
Rebecca Thiele

You’ve probably heard about Kalamazoo’s roller derby team, but you might not know about Southwest Michigan’s other full-contact women’s sport. The West Michigan Mayhem women’s football team has been around for 15 years - and it's doing pretty well. The team won all but two games last season.

Hours after acquiring Mike Wallace in a trade from the Miami Dolphins, the Minnesota Vikings announced Saturday that they released veteran receiver Greg Jennings. The 31-year-old Jennings, who caught 59 passes for 742 yards and six touchdowns in 2014, was set to earn $8.9 million in 2015. With Wallace in the fold along with Cordarrelle Patterson, Charles Johnson and Jarius Wright, Jennings was expendable. (Yahoo Sports)

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On this edition of WestSouthwest, we feature  two interviews originally broadcast this summer.  

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Football coaches could soon have access to instantaneous information about the severity and location of a blow to a player's head. 

The team says Vice-Chairman Bill Ford, Jr., will handle day-to-day oversight of the NFL franchise.