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New coach Juwan Howard talks up Michigan at media day

Oct. 17, 2019 8:20 PM EDT

ANN ARBOR, Mich. (AP) — When asked if anything about his new job has surprised him, Michigan coach Juwan Howard mentioned recruiting. "I knew you have to recruit, but all the work that comes behind the recruiting. Like I haven't talked on the phone in years. What we all do now is just text, right? Or...

Indiana woman gets probation in assault on Delta flight

Oct. 17, 2019 1:31 PM EDT

ANN ARBOR, Mich. (AP) — An Indiana woman who had been drinking wine before she attacked a Delta Air Lines crew and federal agents on a Michigan-bound flight has been sentenced to six months of probation. Camille Krueger says she's "just so sorry" for the January 2018 incident aboard an international flight...

Teen taken off life support; court declines to intervene

Oct. 15, 2019 4:05 PM EDT

ANN ARBOR, Mich. (AP) — A 14-year-old boy has died at a University of Michigan hospital after his family's last-ditch effort to keep him on life support while they sought another hospital. Michigan Medicine says a second exam Tuesday showed Bobby Reyes had no detectable brain or brain stem function. The...

No. 16 Michigan starts closing stretch at No. 7 Penn State

Oct. 14, 2019 7:28 PM EDT

ANN ARBOR, Mich. (AP) — Michigan linebacker Josh Uche recalls being excited when he saw the second half of this season's schedule. The 16th-ranked Wolverines (5-1, 3-1 Big Ten) kick off a tough closing stretch of games at No. 7 Penn State (6-0, 3-0) on Saturday night. They host No. 8 Notre Dame next week...

University of Michigan defers Greek rush recruitment to 2020

Oct. 14, 2019 1:06 AM EDT

ANN ARBOR, Mich. (AP) — On the edge of the University of Michigan campus, rush for a handful of fraternities recently wrapped up — but it included a significantly smaller class of new members joining a brotherhood. That's because UM decided that its 57 fraternities and sororities would have to defer...

Domino's sticking to growth plan despite sales pressures

Oct. 8, 2019 12:59 PM EDT

ANN ARBOR, Mich. (AP) — Domino's Pizza is sticking with its aggressive growth plans — and its own army of U.S. delivery drivers — despite mounting pressure from services like UberEats and DoorDash. The world's biggest pizza chain is rapidly opening new stores in order to shorten delivery...

Harbaugh insists No. 16 Michigan offense hitting its stride

Oct. 7, 2019 7:23 PM EDT

ANN ARBOR, Mich. (AP) — Jim Harbaugh insists Michigan is hitting its stride on offense, apparently seeing what observers outside the program are missing. The Wolverines were held scoreless for the final three quarters of a 10-3 win over then-No. 14 Iowa and appeared to affirm doubts they can have success...

Insider Q&A: Venturing in the Midwest with a VC founder

Oct. 7, 2019 2:21 PM EDT

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Jan Garfinkle is not your typical VC founder, and not just because she's a rare woman running a venture capital firm she founded nearly two decades ago. Though she hails from the Bay Area, she started Arboretum Ventures, a health care VC firm, in Ann Arbor, Michigan. She also serves as...

No. 19 Michigan leans on defense to beat No. 14 Iowa 10-3

Oct. 5, 2019 5:31 PM EDT

ANN ARBOR, Mich. (AP) — Leaning on a sack-making, turnover-producing defense, No. 19 Michigan earned a desperately needed win. Zach Charbonnet ran for a 2-yard touchdown to give the Wolverines an early double-digit lead and their defense did the rest in a 10-3 win over No. 14 Iowa, forcing four turnovers...

Appeal planned after case dismissed against ex-priest

Oct. 4, 2019 1:09 PM EDT

ANN ARBOR, Mich. (AP) — State prosecutors say they'll appeal a decision that dismissed sexual abuse charges against a former Michigan priest. Ann Arbor Judge Joseph Burke this week said the statute of limitations had run out on charges against Timothy Crowley of Tempe, Arizona. He was among five former...