football

Michigan Newsstand - June 5

FEATURED HEADLINE
http://annarbor.com/sports/um-football/brady-hoke-and-jim-delany-dont-exactly-agree-on-the-notion-of-college-football-mega-conferences/"
target="_blank"> Brady Hoke, Jim Delany don't agree on notion of college football mega conferences
Nick Baumgardner • AnnArbor.com
The Big Ten commissioner surely can't predict the future, and neither can Brady Hoke. But count the Michigan football coach among the crowd who disagrees with Delany about where things are headed across the college landscape.
VIDEO OF THE DAY
http://michigan.rivals.com/content.asp?CID=1372038"
target="_blank">From the film room: Maurice Hurst Jr.
The Staff of TheWolverine.com • TheWolverine.com
Michigan picked up its second defensive line commitment of the 2013 class when three-star Maurice Hurst Jr. declared his intention to wear the winged helmet this weekend. Here is a scouting report on Hurst.
FOOTBALL
http://annarbor.com/sports/um-football/big-ten-prefers-to-maintain-bcs-system-prefers-plus-one-over-playoff-but-concedes-playoff-is-looming/"
target="_blank"> Big Ten still backs BCS system, prefers plus-one over four-team playoff
Kyle Meinke • AnnArbor.com
Big Ten commissioner Jim Delany told reporters Monday that the league still prefers the current BCS system, but backs a "plus-one" college football playoff system as its second choice.
http://espn.go.com/blog/bigten/post/_/id/50985/best-b1g-individual-seasons-of-last-50-years"
target="_blank"> Top B1G individual seasons in past 50 years
Brian Bennett • ESPN.com
Former Wolverine Charles Woodson's 1997 campaign is ranked among the top five.
http://annarbor.com/sports/um-football/michigan-wr-jerald-robinson-delays-hearing-on-destruction-of-property-charge-for-second-time/"
target="_blank"> Michigan WR Jerald Robinson delays hearing on destruction of property charge for second time
Kyle Meinke • AnnArbor.com
Robinson is accused of destroying a parking gate Feb. 4, with the damage totaling between $200 and $1,000. Douglas E. Lewis, Robinson's attorney, requested the hearing be moved to June 25 as he tries to locate a videotape.
http://www.freep.com/article/20120605/SPORTS18/206050400/Michigan-s-Tate-Forcier-CMU-s-Dan-LeFevour-vie-for-No-3-spot-on-the-Ticats-Canadian-football"
target="_blank"> Ticker: Tate Forcier, CMU's Dan LeFevour vie for No. 3 spot on the Ticats
Steve Schrader • The Detroit Free Press
Up in the Canadian Football League, former Michigan QB Tate Forcier got some interesting competition for the No. 3 spot on the Hamilton Tiger Cats' depth chart: former Central Michigan QB Dan LeFevour.
FROM THE OTHER SIDELINE
http://www.usatoday.com/sports/college/football/bigten/story/2012-06-04/ohio-state-jake-stoneburner-jack-mewhort-suspended/55383468/1"
target="_blank"> Ohio State suspends two expected starters after arrests
The Associated Press • USAToday.com
Ohio State issued a statement Monday saying that Meyer had suspended senior tight end Jake Stoneburner and junior offensive tackle Jack Mewhort after they were arrested by police on a misdemeanor charge of obstructing official business. The school said it had no further comment.
RECRUITING
http://www.freep.com/article/20120604/SPORTS06/120604007/henry-poggi-michigan-commitment"
target="_blank"> Michigan beats Alabama for DT recruit Henry Poggi
Mark Snyder • The Detroit Free Press
The Wolverines have grabbed their 20th verbal commitment in the 2013 class in Maryland defensive tackle Henry Poggi, according to several recruiting websites.
http://michigan.rivals.com/content.asp?CID=1372011"
target="_blank"> Borton's Blog: Too early birds?
John Borton • TheWolverine.com
Nagging questions abound over Michigan's 2013 football recruiting class. Can it finish where it sits now (No. 1 in the nation) with Rivals.com? Can it be wrapped up by July 4?
BASKETBALL
http://michigan.rivals.com/content.asp?CID=1372385"
target="_blank"> Hoops recruiting: Several updates
Chris Balas • TheWolverine.com
Michigan was well represented in the recent Indiana junior - senior all-star game in preparation for the Kentucky - Indiana All-Star Challenge, boasting two of the competition's best players. St. John (Ind.) Lake Central standout wing Glenn Robinson III scored 21 points to lead the seniors to a 104-97 win over Zak Irvin (Fishers Hamilton Southeastern) and the junior squad.
BASEBALL
http://www.freep.com/article/20120604/SPORTS06/206040371/Decision-for-Michigan-s-Patrick-Biondi-Pro-baseball-or-school"
target="_blank"> Decision for Michigan's Patrick Biondi: Pro baseball or school
Mark Snyder • The Detroit Free Press
For Michigan junior outfielder Patrick Biondi, getting drafted is the easy part. What comes next will be considerably more agonizing.
WOMEN'S BASKETBALL
http://annarbor.com/sports/um-basketball/ex-michigan-womens-basketball-guard-courtney-boylan-gets-assistant-coach-job-at-northern-kentucky/"
target="_blank"> Ex-Michigan women's basketball guard Courtney Boylan gets assistant coach job at Northern Kentucky
Nick Baumgardner • AnnArbor.com
Boylan, a former Michigan women's basketball guard who wrapped up her career in 2012, was officially hired Monday as an assistant coach at Northern Kentucky University.
AROUND THE NATION
http://espn.go.com/college-sports/story/_/id/7996837/new-big-12-commissioner-bob-bowlsby-pay-play"
target="_blank">Bob Bowlsby takes on Big 12 issues
ESPN.com news services • ESPN.com
Incoming Big 12 commissioner Bob Bowlsby said Friday he is steadfastly against proposals that have been floated for paying up to $4,000 per year to student-athletes.
http://espn.go.com/college-football/story/_/id/8011172/penn-state-nittany-lions-jury-selection-begins-jerry-sandusky-abuse-trial"
target="_blank">Sandusky trial: Jury being chosen
The Associated Press • ESPN.com
Prosecutors and Jerry Sandusky's defense lawyers started the process of picking a jury for his child sexual abuse case Tuesday with a pool of 220 potential jurors.
http://espn.go.com/college-sports/story/_/id/8000546/sec-lenient-discipline-marijuana-investigation-says"
target="_blank">Report: SEC's pot penalties lenient
The Associated Press • ESPN.com
In the most successful league of the BCS-era, players routinely get third, fourth and even fifth chances before they're booted from the team; failed drug tests administered by the NCAA result in the automatic suspension.
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