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  1. Report: Jaylen Brown down to 5 schools, Michigan still in the huntRead the original story w/Photo

    23 min ago | MLive.com

    The dominoes crashing in order, from Caris LeVert announcing his return for a senior year to Austin Hatch shifting to a medical scholarship and creating a roster opening, could still lead Jaylen Brown. According to a report from Scout.com's Evan Daniels, Brown, the top unsigned 2015 prospect in America, is no longer including Georgia, Georgia Tech and UCLA among his list of possible destinations.

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  2. Rutgers WLax: That's how you finish! Part 2Read the original story

    1 hr ago | On the Banks

    It had been a one-win season as the final game came up on the calendar. Two months-plus since a three-goal victory opened the season.

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  3. Our legislators can't fix the roads because we won't let themRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Michigan Radio

    As we near the vote to raise the sales tax to fund our abysmal roads, we've heard this question come up quite a bit these last few months: "Why couldn't the Legislature just do the job they were elected to do instead of passing responsibility off to the voters?" We haven't given our legislators the chance to do their jobs because we've cauterized a deep-seeded distrust into statutes and amendments to the state constitution. Potholes are just one concrete example of how Michigan's culture of distrust in politics has hurt our government's ability to function.

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  4. Man wanted for 3 homicides in MI arrested in West FrankfortRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | KFVS12

    A man wanted in connection with the homicides of three people found in a burned car in Michigan was arrested in West Frankfort on Sunday. Kenneth Daniel Brunke from Manistique, Mich.

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  5. New executive order moves to improve Michigan's energy futureRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | MLive.com

    The success of Michigan's energy future hinges on reliability, sustainability, and adaptability, Governor Snyder's senior policy advisor on energy Valerie Brader tells Kirk Heinze on Greening of the Great Lakes . A new policy directive, formally referred to as Executive Order 2015-10 created the Michigan Agency for Energy , which will be led by Brader, the soon-to-be executive director.

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  6. Monday Michigan Recruiting Roundup: Harbaugh responds to satellite camp criticsRead the original story

    2 hrs ago | Maize N Brew

    In this edition, U-M has a solution for camp critics, a RB target has a wild commitment announcement, Nasier Upshur gets invited to The Opening and a 2017 WR is offered. Much has been made about coaches around the country criticizing satellite camps in the wake of Michigan announcing a week-long tour across the United States.

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  7. NFL Draft 2015: Wide Receiver Devin Funchess Draft ProfileRead the original story

    2 hrs ago | Maize N Brew

    Our first profile of a possible 2015 Wolverine draftee also happens to be the one who should be picked the highest. The first thing you notice about Devin Funchess on film, whether it's at tight end or wide receiver, is just how large he is.

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  8. Report: SEC coaches not allowed to be guest speakers at Michigan's "Exposure U" campRead the original story

    2 hrs ago | Maize N Brew

    I was told SEC coaches were notified about 10 minutes ago they are not allowed to be guest speakers at Michigan's Exposure U camp. According to Tom VanHaaren of ESPN, SEC coaches have been notified that they are not allowed to be guest speakers at Michigan's "Exposure U" event.

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  9. Recruiting Roundup! Kenny Williams plans a trio of official visitsRead the original story

    2 hrs ago | Streaking The Lawn

    Welcome to another edition of Recruiting Roundup! Today, we will provide an update on 2015 sharpshooter Kenny Williams, and touch on a few storylines regarding the class of 2016. Fresh off of visits to North Carolina and UVa, former VCU commit Kenny Williams has now planned three official visits.

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  10. Austin Hatch's scholarship change dictated by delicate realitiesRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | MLive.com

    A number of delicate realities existed in Monday's announcement that Michigan freshman Austin Hatch has been placed on a medical scholarship and will no longer be an active roster member on the men's basketball team. One, Hatch, a survivor of two fatal plane crashes, is one of the most inspirational figures in all of collegiate athletics.

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  11. 2-time plane crash survivor Austin Hatch named student aide at MichiganRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | WTHR-TV Indianapolis

    Michigan basketball coach John Beilein has announced that Austin Hatch will go on a medical scholarship and remain with the Wolverines as an undergraduate student assistant. Hatch survived two airplane crashes eight years apart, including a 2011 crash that severely injured him and killed his father and stepmother.

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  12. Austin Hatch Changes Status With Michigan, Will Be Student Assistant For WolverinesRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | WANE-TV Fort Wayne

    University of Michigan men's basketball head coach John Beilein and freshman guard Austin Hatch announced today that Hatch will alter his position with the men's basketball roster by moving to a medical scholarship and becoming an undergraduate student assistant. "This is, and has been, a very difficult decision; one that we have been discussing with Austin over the last few months," said Beilein.

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  13. Sperry to open first Michigan store in new Tanger Outlets mallRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | MLive.com

    The chance to expand its retail presence to the Tanger Outlets shopping center going up in its backyard was an opportunity the footwear and apparel company didn't want to miss. "When Tanger approached us about this center, we were pretty excited about it, obviously," said Mark Genest, Wolverine's vice president of store development.

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  14. Why Big Ten Coaches Won't Take Jim Harbaugh Up on His Open ChallengeRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | BleacherReport

    One by one, competitors have lined up to take up on his offer, ultimately walking away unsuccessfully, allowing the champion to stand strong in the center of the ring each Monday night. , Jim Harbaugh doesn't have a title to defend - unless we're giving him one for creating headlines - but the new Michigan coach appears to be taking a page out of the College football may not qualify as sports entertainment like pro wrestling does, but boy, it's hard to remember an offseason as entertaining as the months that followed Harbaugh taking over in Ann Arbor.

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  15. U-M, Yik Yak prod students to 'pledge to be positive online'Read the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | MLive.com

    In the wake of an apparent suicide note posted on the anonymous, location-based mobile app Yik Yak , University of Michigan will announce a partnership with the social media company to launch a campaign asking students to pledge to be positive online. "Today we're going to publish a blog post that incorporates a lot of current events and perceptions of the network, and we're going to ask students to pledge to be positive online and see what that gives birth to," Nikki Sunstrum, U-M's director of social media, said Monday morning.

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  16. Michigan's No. 1 Rating Is Nothing to Cheer AboutRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | Patch.com

    Michigan residents pay the highest automobile rates in the country - and if you're a Wayne County resident, it's even worse. A new report confirms what many Michigan automobile owners already knew about insurance rates in the state.

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  17. Commentary: Michigan invading SEC personal space with satellite campsRead the original story

    4 hrs ago | The Montgomery Advertiser

    Ridiculous. That's what Nick Saban is calling satellite camps, suggesting it could create a competitive disadvantage.

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  18. Michigan Basketball: Austin Hatch Helping Michigan in More Ways Than OneRead the original story

    4 hrs ago | GMB Wolverine

    Mar 7, 2015; Ann Arbor, MI, USA; Michigan Wolverines guard Austin Hatch passes the ball to Ryan Kapustka in the second half against the Rutgers Scarlet Knights at Crisler Center. Mandatory Credit: Rick Osentoski-USA TODAY Sports Austin Hatch has been inspiring people even before he came to Michigan.

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  19. Best of the West: Top PerformersRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | Rivals.com

    Sixteen of California's top teams on the 7-on-7 circuit gathered at Fullerton College on Sunday for the Passing Down "Best of the West" tournament, bringing together a collection of great talent from across the state. Here are some of the top performers from the event.

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  20. Hatch granted medical exemption, freeing 13th scholarship for 2015-16Read the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | The Michigan Daily Online

    Austin Hatch has been granted a medical exemption by the Big Ten and will be classified as an undergraduate student assistant for the remainder of his career, the Michigan men's basketball program announced Monday. The move allows Hatch to remain on scholarship for the next three years, but that scholarship no longer counts against the NCAA limit of 13 per program.

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