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Michigan profs push 'pee for peonies' urine diversion plan

May. 13, 2022 07:27 AM EDT

ANN ARBOR, Mich. (AP) — A pair of University of Michigan researchers are putting the “pee” in peony. Rather, they're putting pee ON peonies. Environmental engineering professors Nancy Love and Krista Wigginton are regular visitors to the Ann Arbor school's...

U-M gets apology from ex-president, gives him job, cash

May. 12, 2022 15:56 PM EDT

ANN ARBOR, Mich. (AP) — A former president at the University of Michigan who was fired over a relationship with a subordinate apologized to the school's governing board as part of a settlement that guarantees him a faculty job, retiree health insurance and other benefits. Mark...

Fischer, Stanford beat USC 10-7 for women's water polo title

May. 08, 2022 18:26 PM EDT

ANN ARBOR, Mich. (AP) — Makenzie Fischer scored four goals and Ryann Neushul added three more and Stanford pulled away over the final 3 minutes to beat Southern California 10-7 on Sunday to win the Cardinal's eighth NCAA women's water polo championship in program history. Stanford...

Michigan's Diabate enters draft, Dickinson staying in school

Apr. 25, 2022 16:43 PM EDT

ANN ARBOR, Mich. (AP) — Michigan freshman Moussa Diabate is entering the NBA draft. The 6-foot-11 forward announced his plans on Monday, a day after standout center Hunter Dickinson decided to return for his junior season. Diabate started 26 of 32 games for the...

Hutchinson shaped by family, including a WWII veteran

Apr. 22, 2022 10:09 AM EDT

ANN ARBOR, Mich. (AP) — Aidan Joseph Bernardi Hutchinson is an impressive reflection of his parents and his middle names honor a great-grandfather who was part of the World War II jungle fighting unit known as “ Merrill’s Marauders.” Jacksonville is expected to select...

Ex-Michigan music professor gets prison on child sex charges

Apr. 15, 2022 09:16 AM EDT

DETROIT (AP) — A former University of Michigan violin professor has been sentenced to five years in prison after pleading guilty to transporting a girl across states lines for sex. A federal judge who sentenced Stephen Shipps, 69, on Thursday also ordered the Ann Arbor man to pay...

Detroit's Chansey Willis Jr. wins Michigan AP D1 hoops POY

Apr. 07, 2022 18:46 PM EDT

The 2021 Michigan Associated Press Division 1 boys basketball All-State team as selected by a panel of 12 Michigan sportswriters. ___ Player of the Year: Chansey Willis Jr., Detroit King ___ First-Team All-State Chansey...

Michigan AP Division 3 basketball All-State boys team

Apr. 05, 2022 18:08 PM EDT

The 2021 Associated Press Division 3 boys basketball All-State team as selected by a panel of 12 Michigan sportswriters. ___ Player of the Year: Carmelo Harris, Flint Beecher ___ First-Team All-State Carmelo Harris, Flint...

McNamara will share the spotlight at Michigan spring game

Apr. 01, 2022 14:56 PM EDT

ANN ARBOR, Mich. (AP) — After leading Michigan to its first Big Ten championship in 16 years, Cade McNamara could be excused for expecting to be the quarterback getting the most attention at Saturday's spring game. He'll be lucky to get third. That's nothing new -...

Forest Hills Central's Hallock leads Michigan AP Div. 1 team

Mar. 31, 2022 18:24 PM EDT

The 2022 Michigan Associated Press Division 1 girls’ basketball All-State team as selected by a panel of eight sports writers: ___ Player of the Year: Theryn Hallock, Forest Hills Central Coach of the Year: Kyle Theisen, Midland Dow ___...