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Trieu: New Michigan commit Jalen Mayfield ‘finishes plays’

Trieu: New Michigan commit Jalen Mayfield ‘finishes plays’Michigan filled an important need in its 2018 recruiting class on Tuesday when four-star Grand Rapids Catholic Central offensive tackle Jalen Mayfield announced his commitment to the Wolverines.
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  • 5 days, 3 hours ago
Wolverines

Fighter mentality stokes UM’s Big Ten tourney hopes

Fighter mentality stokes UM’s Big Ten tourney hopesMichigan (42-13) enters as the No. 2 seed with a good shot at winning its second tournament title in three seasons.
  • Wolverines
  • 6 days, 3 hours ago
Wolverines

Shane Morris: From De La Salle to Michigan to CMU

Shane Morris: From De La Salle to Michigan to CMUShane Morris: From De La Salle to Michigan to CMU
  • Wolverines
  • 2 days, 19 hours ago
College

Wilder to return to WMU, Thompson to EMU

Wilder to return to WMU, Thompson to EMUA couple of Mid-American basketball programs appeared to receive good news Monday.
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  • 6 days, 9 hours ago
College

Four-star OT Jalen Mayfield will announce decision tonight

Four-star OT Jalen Mayfield will announce decision tonightJalen Mayfield, a four-star offensive tackle from Grand Rapids Catholic Central, says he will announce his college choice Tuesday night at 7 p.m.
  • College
  • 5 days, 10 hours ago
Wolverines

Five-star Mohamed Bamba picks Texas over Michigan

Five-star Mohamed Bamba picks Texas over MichiganMichigan’s long pursuit of Mohamed Bamba came up short.
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  • 1 week, 3 days ago
Wolverines

Ex-UM commit Elliott says he’s transferring from Texas

Ex-UM commit Elliott says he’s transferring from TexasJordan Elliott has changed his mind. Again.
  • Wolverines
  • 1 week, 3 days ago
Spartans

College softball roundup: MSU, WSU tumble at tourneys

College softball roundup: MSU, WSU tumble at tourneysThe Spartans, who finished 34-24, forced a second game by scoring twice in the seventh for a 4-3 victory.
  • Spartans
  • 1 week, 3 days ago
College

Wayne State baseball falls short in Division II regionals
Wayne State was eliminated from the NCAA Division II baseball tournament with an 8-5 loss to Quincy in Midland, Michigan, on Sunday.

Wayne State baseball falls short in Division II regionalsWayne State was eliminated from the NCAA Division II baseball tournament with an 8-5 loss to Quincy in Midland, Michigan, on Sunday.
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  • 1 week ago
College

UM, MSU golf in danger of missing match play cut
Michigan is 16th and Michigan State is tied for 17th heading into the final round of stroke play on Monday.

UM, MSU golf in danger of missing match play cutMichigan is 16th and Michigan State is tied for 17th heading into the final round of stroke play on Monday.
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  • 1 week ago
College

Rain cancels Saturday's NCAA play for UM, MSU golf
Michigan is tied for ninth place with a 315 total and Michigan State is close behind in 13th place with a 317.

Rain cancels Saturday’s NCAA play for UM, MSU golfMichigan is tied for ninth place with a 315 total and Michigan State is close behind in 13th place with a 317.
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  • 1 week, 1 day ago
College

Wayne State baseball eager to open NCAA play

Wayne State baseball eager to open NCAA playWayne State (31-19) plays at 8:30 Thursday night against Quincy in Midland.
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  • 1 week, 4 days ago
College

UDM hoops adds Virginia Tech, Saint Louis for 2017-18

UDM hoops adds Virginia Tech, Saint Louis for 2017-18Detroit Mercy will play at Virginia Tech on Nov. 10 and at Saint Louis on Nov. 22 in a meeting of old foes.
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  • 1 week, 4 days ago
College

College notes: EMU hitter eats right, rakes at plate

College notes: EMU hitter eats right, rakes at plateEagles’ leadoff hitter Jordan Peterson belts three home runs after light breakfast.
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  • 1 week, 4 days ago
College

Education a priority for Alford as new AD at CMU

Education a priority for Alford as new AD at CMUAlford comes to CMU from Oklahoma, where he was senior associate athletic director for administration and development.
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  • 1 week, 6 days ago
College

Accolades keep rolling in for Wayne State’s Butler

Accolades keep rolling in for Wayne State’s ButlerWayne State softball senior named Player of the Year in Midwest Region.
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  • 1 week, 6 days ago
Golf

Great Lakes Shootout for Volvik Championship

Great Lakes Shootout for Volvik ChampionshipGreat Lakes Shootout for Volvik Championship
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  • 1 week, 4 days ago
College

College notes: OU rallies around trainer with ALS

College notes: OU rallies around trainer with ALSThe Golden Grizzlies basketball team will host Tom Ford Day at the O’Rena in his honor.
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  • 2 weeks ago
College

Wayne State softball’s bats come alive to win regional

Wayne State softball’s bats come alive to win regionalWayne State’s softball team is on the move — at least, figuratively.
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  • 2 weeks ago
Big Ten

Football recruiting a likely topic at Big Ten meetings

Football recruiting a likely topic at Big Ten meetingsBig Ten ADs will be convening over the next couple of days at conference headquarters in Rosemont, Illinois.
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  • 1 week, 6 days ago
Wolverines

UM’s Gary, Skyline’s Hayes among SI’s 2017 breakouts

UM’s Gary, Skyline’s Hayes among SI’s 2017 breakoutsGary played in 13 games last season, finishing with 27 tackles, including five for loss.
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  • 2 weeks ago
College

NCAA proposes minor rules changes for men's basketball

NCAA proposes minor rules changes for men’s basketballThere won't be any drastic moves for next season such as breaking the men’s game into four quarters, pushing back the 3-point line or widening the lane.
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  • 2 weeks, 1 day ago
College

EMU interim AD Christian Spears leaving for Pittsburgh

EMU interim AD Christian Spears leaving for PittsburghSpears will reunite with former Eastern Michigan AD Heather Lyke at Pittsburgh, the schools announced Friday.
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  • 2 weeks, 2 days ago
High Schools

Oak Park’s McCall hopes to help Kentucky continue rise

Oak Park’s McCall hopes to help Kentucky continue riseMcCall, the fourth-ranked guard in the country, chose Kentucky over Michigan, Tennessee, Ole Miss and Iowa State.
  • High Schools
  • 2 weeks, 4 days ago
College

Quick Lane Bowl set for Dec. 26 at Ford Field

Quick Lane Bowl set for Dec. 26 at Ford FieldThe bowl generally features teams from the Big Ten and ACC. Boston College beat Maryland 36-30 in last year’s game.
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  • 2 weeks, 3 days ago
College

College notes: UM, MSU women's golf make NCAAs -- in different ways

College notes: UM, MSU women’s golf make NCAAs — in different waysElodie Van Dievoet sank an 19-foot birdie putt on the 18th to give UM the final berth in the Columbus, Ohio, regional.
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  • 2 weeks, 4 days ago
College

Valparaiso’s exit would leave hole in Horizon League

Valparaiso’s exit would leave hole in Horizon LeagueValparaiso on Tuesday was invited to join the Missouri Valley Conference.
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  • 2 weeks, 5 days ago
Spartans

Clash at Comerica: Michigan State 7, Western Michigan 6

Clash at Comerica: Michigan State 7, Western Michigan 6Clash at Comerica: Michigan State 7, Western Michigan 6
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  • 2 weeks, 4 days ago
College

Michigan State earns walk-off win against WMU

Michigan State earns walk-off win against WMUJunior designated hitter Chad Roskelly hit a grounder to shortstop that was hit just soft enough,
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  • 2 weeks, 4 days ago
College

College notes: Cancer-free, WMU’s Filkins hits first HR

College notes: Cancer-free, WMU’s Filkins hits first HRRedshirt junior has recovered from surgery to remove a mass from his chest.
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  • 2 weeks, 6 days ago
College

MSU third, UM fifth in NCAA women’s golf regionals
MSU, which led after Monday’s opening round, has a two-day total of 5-over-par 581,

MSU third, UM fifth in NCAA women’s golf regionalsMSU, which led after Monday’s opening round, has a two-day total of 5-over-par 581,
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  • 2 weeks, 4 days ago
College

December football signing period gets final OK

December football signing period gets final OKMichigan coach Jim Harbaugh favored the measured; MSU’s Mark Dantonio has been in opposition.
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  • 2 weeks, 5 days ago
High Schools

Cass Tech’s Kalon Gervin decommits from Notre Dame

Cass Tech’s Kalon Gervin decommits from Notre DameKalon Gervin has reopened his recruitment.
  • High Schools
  • 3 weeks, 1 day ago
College

Wayne State softball eyes sixth straight GLIAC title

Wayne State softball eyes sixth straight GLIAC titleThe Warriors, ranked No. 22 nationally, will be the No. 2 seed in this weekend's GLIAC tournament in Findlay, Ohio.
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  • 3 weeks, 3 days ago
College

Local college notes: UM's Hatch, Cole getting hitched

Local college notes: UM’s Hatch, Cole getting hitchedTwo state college athletes recently made waves on social media by getting engaged.
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  • 3 weeks, 3 days ago
College

Dakota’s Jackson, Ballantyne heading to Detroit Mercy

Dakota’s Jackson, Ballantyne heading to Detroit MercyJackson was a first-team Class A all-state pick for The News, while Ballantyne earned a spot on the All-Area East team.
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  • 3 weeks, 6 days ago
College

Local college notes: OU’s Kampe takes swing at cancer

Local college notes: OU’s Kampe takes swing at cancerLike many middle-aged adults, Greg Kampe has had a few too many friends stricken by cancer.
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  • 3 weeks, 6 days ago
College

Saban inks extension, passes Harbaugh as highest paid coach

Saban inks extension, passes Harbaugh as highest paid coachThe Alabama coach will make $11.125 million this year, counting a $4 million signing bonus and a $400,000 completion bonus.
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  • 3 weeks, 5 days ago
College

Firm, search committee to help hire new EMU AD

Firm, search committee to help hire new EMU ADEastern Michigan University is taking the two-pronged approach to hiring its next athletic director.
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  • 3 weeks, 6 days ago
College

Detroit Mercy adds fifth-year transfer Roschon Prince

Detroit Mercy adds fifth-year transfer Roschon PrincePrince averaged 9.4 points and a team-high 6.9 rebounds last season last season at Long Beach State.
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  • 3 weeks, 6 days ago
Lions

MAC coaches rave about Lions picks Golladay, Roberts

MAC coaches rave about Lions picks Golladay, RobertsCentral’s John Bonamego says Northern Illinois’ Kenny Golladay was the MAC's second best receiver behind Western’s Corey Davis.
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  • 4 weeks ago
College

Western’s Taylor Moton gives Panthers peace of mind

Western’s Taylor Moton gives Panthers peace of mindThe second-round pick offers insurance in case offensive tackle Michael Oher doesn’t return from concussion protocol.
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  • 4 weeks ago
College

WMU's Corey Davis bet on himself, won big

WMU’s Corey Davis bet on himself, won bigDavis, the all-time FBS leader in career receiving yards, was the highest pick (No. 5 overall) in Western Michigan history.
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  • 4 weeks ago
Lions

In photos: Locals taken in NFL Draft

In photos: Locals taken in NFL DraftIn photos: Locals taken in NFL Draft
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  • 4 weeks, 1 day ago
NFL

Detroit’s Desmond King relieved to get call from Chargers

Detroit’s Desmond King relieved to get call from ChargersIowa cornerback Desmond King of Detroit waited and waited for his name to be called during the NFL draft, and he finally got picked by the Los Angeles Chargers in the fifth round.
  • NFL
  • 4 weeks, 1 day ago
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