football

Michigan Newsstand - Apr. 9

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http://annarbor.com/sports/shawn-hunwick-makes-nhl-debut-plays-final-153-seconds-of-blue-jackets-season/"
target="_blank"> Shawn Hunwick makes NHL debut, plays final 153 seconds of Blue Jackets' season
AnnArbor.com Staff • AnnArbor.com
It took some lobbying from his new teammates, but former Michigan hockey goalkeeper Shawn Hunwick made his NHL debut on Saturday night.
VIDEO OF THE DAY
http://rivals.yahoo.com/video/recruiting-football/recap-adidas-invitational-1103849"
target="_blank"> Recap: Adidas Invitational
Rivals.com
Analysis from Midwest analyst Josh Helmholdt
FOOTBALL
http://annarbor.com/sports/um-football/michigans-jerald-robinson-standing-out-in-derby-for-starting-receiver-spot/"
target="_blank"> As Michigan receivers erase 'carnival of missed assignments,' Jerald Robinson stands out among them
Kyle Meinke • AnnArbor.com
The sophomore has appeared in only two career games, and has yet to record a catch. But whenever the topic of who will play alongside Roy Roundtree and Jeremy Gallon is broached, it is Robinson whose praise has been most effusive.
http://michigan.rivals.com/content.asp?CID=1352500"
target="_blank"> U-M spring football: fantasy draft, rounds 13-17
Michael Spath and Andy Reid • TheWolverine.com
The third installment of the Michigan spring fantasy draft.
http://michigan.rivals.com/content.asp?CID=1352586"
target="_blank"> U-M spring football: fantasy draft, round 18-22
Michael Spath and Andy Reid • TheWolverine.com
The fourth installment of the Michigan spring fantasy draft.
http://www.freep.com/article/20120409/SPORTS06/204090379/Brady-Hoke-holds-CB-Blake-Countess-to-high-standard-at-Michigan"
target="_blank"> Brady Hoke holds CB Blake Countess to high standard at Michigan
Mark Snyder • The Detroit Free Press
Blake Countess was Michigan's most impressive freshman football player most of last year, earning a starting cornerback spot opposite J.T. Floyd.
http://aol.sportingnews.com/ncaa-football/story/2012-04-08/defensive-battles-alabama-usc-michigan-nebraska-georgia-oklahoma"
target="_blank"> Defensive battles: Tide, Wolverines, Trojans have voids to fill
Steve Greenberg • TheSportingNews.com
Let's turn our attention to top-of-the-depth-chart matters on the defensive side of the ball. Coaches at seven powerhouse programs with spring games on April 14 are looking for clearer pictures heading into the next phase of the offseason.
BASKETBALL
http://www.lasvegassun.com/news/2012/apr/09/kevin-gaines-las-vegas-michigan-houston/"
target="_blank"> Kevin Gaines turning life around, getting one last chance in basketball journey
Ray Brewer • LasVegasSun.com
The former Wolverine was kicked off two college teams for alcohol related arrests, back on court after seven year break.
RECRUITING
http://michigan.rivals.com/content.asp?CID=1351194"
target="_blank"> Spain offered by Michigan, impressed with Gamecocks
Chris Clark • GameCockCentral.com
North Carolina and NC State have also offered Spain, and on Monday of this week Michigan joined the group of early offers. With a bit less than two years to go until he signs scholarship papers, Spain is keeping an open mind though he knows what he wants in a school.
BASEBALL
http://www.freep.com/article/20120409/SPORTS18/204090391/Watch-to-watch-today-What-to-watch-today"
target="_blank"> What to watch today: Replay of Sunday's Michigan-Michigan State baseball game
The Detroit Free Press
At 12:30 p.m., BTN will show a replay of the Michigan-Michigan State baseball game from Saturday in East Lansing.
AROUND THE NATION
http://espn.go.com/mens-college-basketball/story/_/id/7782277/a-look-college-underclassmen-decided-undecided-nba-draft-college-basketball"
target="_blank"> Underclassmen: To go or not to go?
Myron Medcalf • ESPN.com
With Tuesday's NCAA-imposed deadline to withdraw from the NBA draft quickly approaching, many decisions will be made in the coming days. We're still waiting on multiple standouts to make final calls on their pro futures. Some appear to be ready to go. And others are on the fence.
http://sports.yahoo.com/blogs/ncaaf-dr-saturday/georgia-president-says-big-ten-pac-12-rose-043511910.html"
target="_blank"> Georgia president says the Big Ten-Pac-12 Rose Bowl matchup is outdated
Graham Watson • Yahoo.com
University of Georgia president Michael Adams is in favor of a playoff, but not if it gives the Pac-12 and Big Ten special treatment.
http://msn.foxsports.com/collegefootball/story/blair-kiel-former-notre-dame-fighting-irish-buccaneers-colts-packers-quarterback-dies-040812"
target="_blank"> Former Notre Dame and NFL QB Kiel dies
The Associated Press • FOXSports.com
Blair Kiel, the former Notre Dame quarterback and punter who played for Tampa Bay, Indianapolis and Green Bay in the NFL, died Sunday. He was 50.
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