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August 2, 2012

Michigan Newsstand - Aug. 2

FEATURED HEADLINE

DC Greg Mattison to finish his career at Michigan, OC Al Borges could do same
Kyle Meinke AnnArbor.com
Coordinator Greg Mattison, the architect of Michigan's revamped defense, says he will finish his long career in football with the Wolverines.

VIDEO OF THE DAY

Countdown to Kickoff - Day 30
MGoBlue.com
Countdown to Kickoff -- a video a day for the 30 days leading up to the football opener -- returns for 2012 and begins with a five-part series recapping the seniors' trip to southern California for leadership training.

FOOTBALL

Suspended Michigan DE Frank Clark waives preliminary exam, due back in court Sept. 11
Kyle Meinke AnnArbor.com
Michigan defensive end Frank Court, facing one charge of second-degree home invasion, waived his preliminary exam Thursday in Ann Arbor's 14a District Court according to multiple reports.

Michigan offensive lineman Taylor Lewan evolves from class clown to leader
Mark Snyder The Detroit Free Press
As a freshman, Lewan was all energy, thrilled by his independence in college and taking advantage of it.

Matt Wile to challenge Will Hagerup for Michigan football team's starting punting job
Kyle Meinke AnnArbor.com
Sophomore Matt Wile performed well last year at punter, and is expected to challenge returning starter Will Hagerup for the starting job in fall camp.

Michigan's Will Campbell has trimmed down, is ready to show how much he's grown
Mark Snyder The Detroit Free Press
The senior nose tackle from Detroit Cass Tech has spent his career under a microscope, committing to U-M in his junior year -- when such declarations were unusual -- and never performing like a five-star recruit.

Ex-coach Lloyd Carr discusses Michigan's early success, rising expectations under Brady Hoke
Kyle Meinke AnnArbor.com
Former Michigan coach Lloyd Carr says he thinks current Wolverines coach Brady Hoke understands what it takes to manage rising expectations.

Top 25 of the last 25 years: No. 24 Erick Anderson
Chris Balas TheWolverine.com
Erick Anderson never bristled at the characterization that he was an overachiever. He was labeled as an intelligent football player and an outstanding tackler, and for four years he manned the middle of some extremely stingy Michigan defenses.

Mailbag: Is Gardner catching on?
John Borton TheWolverine.com
Brady Hoke touched on a heretofore unmentionable when he sat at a roundtable in Chicago last week. That leads off this week's Mailbag, which is centered on what else?

BASKETBALL

Jalen Rose softens stance on Michigan recognizing the Fab Five
Mark Snyder The Detroit Free Press
Jalen Rose is softening his stance on the Fab Five controversy.

CBSsports.com writer says Michigan's Trey Burke could make the 2016 U.S. Olympic team
Nick Baumgardner AnnArbor.com
CBSsports.com's Jeff Goodman unveiled his prediction for the United States' 2016 Olympic basketball roster Wednesday, and the Michigan floor leader was listed as the club's starting point guard.

RECRUITING

No. 1 RB names final six schools
Mike Farrell Rivals.com
Richmond (Va.) Hermitage running back Derrick Green has narrowed his list from 13 down to six. The nation's top back was expected to get down to a final five but a wildcard team has stayed in the mix. Here's his breakdown of the schools remaining.

WOLVERINES IN THE NFL

Former Wolverine Braylon Edwards signs with Seattle Seahawks
The Associated Press The Detroit Free Press
Braylon Edwards is getting another shot to re-ignite his once promising NFL career after signing with Seattle today and adding yet another option for the Seahawks' No. 2 receiver spot.

WOLVERINES IN THE OLYMPICS

Wolverine Olympic Recap: Aug. 1
Kevin Minor TheWolverine.com
As the conclusion of the 2012 London Game's swimming competitions draw near, U-M remains a strong player on the men's side of the pool.? Former Wolverine Tyler Clary (2008-10) outswam all of his adversaries during the 200-meter backstroke semifinals, earning him a top seed in the Aug. 2 finals. Michael Phelps (volunteer coach, 2005-08) also earned an opportunity to compete for a podium spot with a third-place finish in the 200-meter individual medley semifinal.

Spain scores three late goals against Betsey Armstrong, ties U.S. water polo 9-9
The Associated Press AnnArbor.com
Maica Garcia scored her second goal of the night with under a minute to play and Spain rallied for a 9-9 draw Wednesday against the United States in Olympic water polo.

AROUND THE NATION

Montee Ball attacked by 5 men
Adam Rittenberg ESPN.com
Wisconsin senior running back Montee Ball was the victim of what police are calling an "unprovoked assault" early Wednesday in Madison, Wis.

Khairi Fortt headed to California
ESPN.com news services ESPN.com
Penn State linebacker Khairi Fortt signed a scholarship agreement with California on Wednesday.

Combat vet cleared to join Clemson
The Associated Press ESPN.com
Daniel Rodriguez is about to fulfill a dream, and more importantly to him, keep a promise to a brother-in-arms..



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