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April 30, 2012

Michigan Newsstand - Apr. 30

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Jersey debate is No. 1 issue when it comes to Michigan's uniform
Angelique S. Chengelis The Detroit News
The Michigan uniform sure seems to evoke some strong opinions from the Wolverines' fans and alumni. With that in mind, here are three of my opinions about the uniform.

FOOTBALL

Michigan's undrafted players look for opportunities in NFL
Mark Snyder The Detroit Free Press
Though a few with NFL potential (J.B. Fitzgerald, Will Heininger) chose to move on to real life, a number of Michigan players landed with NFL teams: defensive lineman Ryan Van Bergen (Carolina), running back Michael Shaw (Washington) and defensive back Troy Woolfolk (Dallas).

Michigan center David Molk falls to Chargers in final round of NFL Draft
Kyle Meinke AnnArbor.com
Size and injury issues led analysts to project the former Michigan football captain to land in the middle rounds of the NFL Draft -- and he fell even later than that.

Borton's Blog: Deciphering the draft
John Borton TheWolverine.com
Michigan fans received three scoops of reminder over the weekend about just how special their 2011 football team turned out. The 11-2 Sugar Bowl champions, it appears, weren't exactly overburdened with NFL prospects.

Free agents: Troy Woolfolk to hometown Cowboys, Mike Shaw to Redskins
Kyle Meinke AnnArbor.com
Joining Woolfolk and Shaw as an undrafted free agents is defensive lineman Ryan Van Bergen, who agreed to join the Carolina Panthers just minutes after the conclusion of the NFL Draft.

Sports agent drawn to three Michigan NFL draft prospects
Mark Snyder The Detroit Free Press
While the Michigan draft hopefuls were spread out at their various hometowns for this weekend's NFL draft, the agent for three of them was slated to be, coincidentally, in Ann Arbor.

BASKETBALL

Mitch McGary and Glenn Robinson III ready to bring their off-the-court bond to Michigan
Nick Baumgardner AnnArbor.com
Old friends Glenn Robinson III and Mitch McGary are looking forward to continuing their relationship with the Michigan basketball team.

Hoops Recruiting: Michigan targets at EYBL Hampton
Chris Balas TheWolverine.com
Michigan coaches were in Hampton, Va. this weekend to watch a number of their top targets in action. Here's how many of them fared.

RECRUITING

Morgan is next at Crete Monee
Tim Sullivan TheWolverine.com
In the Class of 2014, linebacker Nyles Morgan could be the next big thing to emerge from the school. The 6-2, 220-pound linebacker made 102 total tackles as a sophomore, 10 of them for loss. He's already hearing from a number of colleges.

Four-star WR Larue investigating several options
Mike Matya HuskerOnline.com
Rivals250 wide receiver Sebastian Larue has crossed the 20 offer threshold, and he says that he is open to all comers.

BASEBALL

Former Wolverine, Flint native Jim Abbott's a new memoir a candid look at life in baseball
Anna Clark The Detroit Free Press
The boy from Flint did good. After Jim Abbott played baseball for the University of Michigan from 1986-88, where he was named an All-American, he then snagged a gold medal at the 1988 Olympics and raced into the major leagues, taking the mound for the California Angels without spending a day in the minors. While wearing Yankee pinstripes in 1993, he pitched a no-hitter at Yankee Stadium.

Indiana scores 22 runs in baseball sweep at Michigan, U-M softball splits with Illinois and more Sunday results
AnnArbor.com Staff AnnArbor.com
A season-high 2,455 fans at Ray Fisher Stadium got their money's worth of offense, but watched the Michigan baseball team drop both games of a doubleheader to Indiana.

OLYMPIC SPORTS

B1G Championships: Purdue upsets Michigan in women's tennis final; U-M golfers 2nd and 3rd
AnnArbor.com Staff AnnArbor.com
Purdue's Lynda Xepoleas 6-3, 4-6, 7-6 (5) decision against Michigan's Brooke Bolender at No. 2 singles gave the Boilermakers a 4-3 win.

AROUND THE NATION

Ex-Michigan State guard Brandon Wood arrested
USA Today
Former Michigan State basketball player Brandon Wood faces misdemeanor charges of assault, battery and criminal trespassing to a residence after he was arrested early Sunday morning in Chicago, according to Chicago police.

Wisconsin spring game recap
Brian Bennett ESPN.com
The final two Big Ten spring games of the year were held this weekend, and we're here to review both of them, starting with Wisconsin.

Huskers RB Aaron Green to transfer
Adam Rittenberg ESPN.com
Nebraska boasts arguably the Big Ten's deepest running back corps, but the group just got a bit thinner.



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