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Elite defense enables Michigan to win ugly

ANN ARBOR, Mich. -- When Jordan Poole's long 3-pointer dropped through the net for Michigan, a whole lot of unsightly shooting beforehand was forgotten. It's been that kind of season for the Wolverines, who are winning without much concern for aesthetics. It was just 14 months ago that Illinois cent

ESPN - 2018-03-21 10:04:00

Gregory Patera, OD, Receives the Dr. Mark Sheldon Lifetime Achievement Award

Grand Rapids Ophthalmology's Gregory Patera, OD, was awarded the Dr. Mark Sheldon Lifetime Achievement Award at the 13th Annual Grand Rapids Lions Club 'Blind Dinner Date' which took place Thursday, March 8. This award celebrates individuals who have made vision improvement and vision-loss eliminat

BENZINGA - 2018-03-21 10:12:00

State sports briefs

Arkansas State University have signed a contract to play a football game against Michigan, which agreed to pay ASU $1.8 million to play the Wolverines in Ann Arbor, Mich., on Sept. 19, 2020. The contract, signed Feb. 16, surpasses the $1.7 million that Alabama pledged to pay ASU to play the Crimson

NWAONLINE.COM - 2018-03-21 09:05:00

Opinion/Editorial: Mourn loss, but celebrate UVa team

Five days after the Cavaliers' historic NCAA men's basketball tournament loss, the stinging pain is still being felt throughout Charlottesville. At the same time, however, local residents are quietly - and sometimes not so quietly - taking pride in the Cavs' amazing regular-season and ACC tournament

DAILY PROGRESS - 2018-03-21 07:30:00

Eastern Michigan Will Cut 4 Varsity Sports

Eastern Michigan University announced Tuesday that ir is eliminating four varsity sports, bringing its total number down to 17. The teams being eliminated are softball, men's swimming and diving, women's tennis and wrestling. Cutting those teams will save $2.4 million, and will eliminate intercolleg

INSIDE HIGHER ED - 2018-03-21 07:00:00

DACA uncertainty causing frustration for members of West Michigan Latino community

The new spending bill proposed in Congress is not likely to include a DACA fix. It's now been more than six months since the Trump administration announced it would be rescinding the program which protects the children of undocumented immigrants. Members of the West Michigan Latino community say th

WZZM 13 - 2018-03-21 06:53:00

Zachary Quinto Causes a Social Media Stir at University of Michigan

Zachary Quinto leaves the Arthur Miller Theatre building at the University of Michigan on Tuesday afternoon (March 20) in Ann Arbor, Mich. The 40-year-old actor was seen carrying a copy of the book "The Goldfinch" while walking around the college campus. Zachary caused a social media stir at the uni

JUST JARED - 2018-03-21 06:48:00

Blue Ice Forms Up North

This is quite a sight in northern Michigan. Blue ice is piled 20 feet high along the shores of Mackinaw City. Jamie Mersch is the executive director of the Mackinaw City Chamber of Commerce and told Michigan News Network this week the ice has boosted winter tourism. "Our weekends have been great," M

WSJM - 2018-03-21 07:00:00

With new coach, Ohio State creates season to remember

Coming off two disappointing seasons, the Buckeyes had the same core of players but a new coach in Chris Holtmann , who did his best in the preseason to tamp down expectations. But behind a healthy Keita Bates-Diop , reliable fellow senior Jae'Sean Tate and a cast of role players, Ohio State's "rebu

WEIRTON DAILY TIMES - 2018-03-21 07:00:00

A Call for Accountability on World Water Day

LANSING, Mich. - Folks from all ends of the state are being called upon to raise their voices for clean water. World Water Day is Thursday, March 22, and a coalition of organizations is rallying in the state capital to show elected leaders that affordable and protected water is a priority in Michi

PUBLICNEWSSERVICE.ORG - 2018-03-21 07:00:00

Eastern Michigan drops four sports

YPSILANTI, Mich. (AP) - Eastern Michigan University plans to drop softball, men's swimming and diving, women's tennis and wrestling at the end of the spring season because of budget cutbacks. The school announced the decision Tuesday, saying the reduction in sports to 17 from 21 will save about $2.

COURIER - 2018-03-21 06:24:40

Poole's shot draws comparisons to Burke's

ANN ARBOR, Mich. -Jordan Poole made his buzzer beater with one good eye. The Michigan freshman wore protective glasses when he met with reporters on Tuesday... ANN ARBOR, Mich. -Jordan Poole made his buzzer beater with one good eye. The Michigan freshman wore protective glasses when he met with re

PRESS ENTERPRISE - 2018-03-21 07:00:00

Snyder OKs $175M boost in road spending

LANSING - Gov. Rick Snyder on Tuesday signed a $175 million influx of spending on Michigan's deteriorating roads and bridges, urging pothole-weary drivers to be patient while a separate transportation-funding law continues to be phased in by 2021. The extra infusion is 7 percent above current spendi

ALPENA NEWS - 2018-03-21 07:00:00

What to Eat Series to Fuel Your Full or Half Marathon Podcast 73

Hello! Today is part 3 in the Nutrition for Runners series on the Run Eat Repeat podcast. We are talking about what to eat before, during and after your long run, marathon or half marathon to perform your best, run your fastest, finish strong and feel good. Today I'm going to tell you exactly how I

RUNEATREPEAT.COM - 2018-03-21 07:00:39

Gun scare outside of Saginaw school has Herig Elementary mom walking her girls to class Wednesday

SAGINAW, Michigan (WJRT) - (03/20/2018) - ABC 12 News spoke with the parents of two daughters who attend Herig Elementary. While Leah Alaniz said she feels the school handled the incident appropriately, she still plans on walking her daughters to class on Wednesday. "Yes I'm going to have lots of

ABC12.COM - 2018-03-21 06:52:00

West Michigan gardens benefit from the cooler spring temperatures

Slightly cooler than average temperatures might not be what most people in West Michigan want to see as we welcome in spring, but it's good news for gardeners. Katey Romence of Romence Gardens on the northeast side of Grand Rapids explains that our last chance for frost isn't until mid- to late-May.

WZZM 13 - 2018-03-21 06:13:00

Stick this in your pipeline; All eyes are now on you

The cliche goes, hope springs eternal. Perhaps never more than when winter winds down and we can work and play outside, again. Yet, somewhere between the first buds of spring and the still-leafless trees, our hopes are dashed. When we begin looking around outside to see how wild, wonderful West Virg

REGISTER-HERALD - 2018-03-21 07:00:00

Mulkey, Bears meet the Beavers again

From the frying pan into the fire they go, Scott Rueck and his Oregon State women's basketball team. After a monumental 66-59 win over Tennessee at Knoxville last Sunday, the 13th-ranked Beavers (25-7) get another chance for an upset special Friday at Lexington, Kentucky in a Sweet 16 matchup with

PAMPLIN MEDIA GROUP - 2018-03-21 07:00:00

Macomb County Exec blames lawmakers for state's roads

MACOMB COUNTY, Mich. (WJBK) - It doesn't take a rocket scientist to realize our Michigan roads are filled with about as many craters as the moon. That's why Macomb County Executive Mark Hackel wasn't pleased when he heard Governor Rick Snyder signed only an extra $175 million in spending for fixing

FOX2DETROIT.COM - 2018-03-21 06:11:00

Lourdes' zone keys state final run

James Sandri wasn't ready to admit it. "I don't know if I'd go with that analogy," Sandri laughed when a reporter referenced Syracuse when talking about the Red Raiders' zone. Like the Orange did to Michigan State on Sunday to reach the Sweet 16, Lourdes Regional has used an outstanding 2-3 zone def

DAILY ITEM - 2018-03-21 06:00:00