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NFL draft will include many Michigan men, maybe enough to break record set by 2022 Georgia Bulldogs

Apr. 19, 2024 08:24 AM EDT

ANN ARBOR, Mich. (AP) — J.J. McCarthy is expected to be the first of many Michigan men drafted from its national championship team. The Wolverines had a record 18 players at the combine, giving them a chance to be the first school with at least 16 prospects picked in one NFL draft....

First-year Michigan coach Sherrone Moore might display some of his QB options in spring game

Apr. 19, 2024 05:21 AM EDT

ANN ARBOR, Mich. (AP) — Sherrone Moore will have a lot of big decisions to make in his first season as Michigan's coach, leading the defending national champions after Jim Harbaugh bolted to coach the Los Angeles Chargers. Who he chooses to start at quarterback will be a closely...

Michigan State's new coach Jonathan Smith and QB Aidan Chiles know each other well from Oregon State

Apr. 19, 2024 05:11 AM EDT

EAST LANSING, Mich. (AP) — Michigan State is breaking in a new football coach and quarterback this year. The Spartans may benefit from how familiar the pivotal people in the program are with each other because they both were at Oregon State last season. Jonathan...

Iraq's prime minister heads to Michigan to meet Arab Americans at a tense time for the Middle East

Apr. 18, 2024 20:51 PM EDT

LANSING, Mich. (AP) — The leader of Iraq traveled to Michigan on Thursday following a sit-down with President Joe Biden to meet with the state's large Iraqi community and update them on escalating tensions in the Middle East following Iran’s weekend aerial assault on Israel. ...

Robert F. Kennedy Jr. secures ballot access in battleground state of Michigan

Apr. 18, 2024 18:16 PM EDT

Independent presidential candidate Robert F. Kennedy Jr. has secured a place on the ballot in the battleground state of Michigan, state officials confirmed Thursday, elevating his potential to affect the November election. Kennedy's independent bid has spooked allies of both...

Kennedy family makes ‘crystal clear’ its Biden endorsement in attempt to deflate RFK Jr.’s candidacy

Apr. 18, 2024 16:33 PM EDT

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — President Joe Biden scooped up endorsements from at least 15 members of the Kennedy political family during a campaign stop Thursday as he aims to undermine Donald Trump and marginalize the candidacy of independent Robert F. Kennedy Jr. Kerry Kennedy, a daughter...

Vikings have the 11th and 23rd picks in the NFL draft and a need for a QB. Can they get their guy?

Apr. 18, 2024 16:14 PM EDT

EAGAN, Minn. (AP) — The NFL draft is not so much a marathon weekend as it is a season of speculation and subterfuge, a made-for-TV mystery unfolding team by team across the league. Minnesota's motive has been clear, actually, for two years. The Vikings are as poised as ever to take...

A lab chief's sentencing for meningitis deaths is postponed, extending grief of victims' families

Apr. 18, 2024 13:51 PM EDT

HOWELL, Mich. (AP) — A Michigan judge on Thursday suddenly postponed the sentencing of a man at the center of a fatal meningitis outbreak that hit multiple states, dismaying people who were poised to speak about their grief 12 years after the tragedy. The judge who took a...

Man fleeing cops in western Michigan dies after unmarked cruiser hits him

Apr. 17, 2024 21:39 PM EDT

KENTWOOD, Mich. (AP) — A man running from state troopers was struck by an unmarked cruiser Wednesday in western Michigan and later died, police said. While officers tried to arrest the man who was wanted on several outstanding felony warrants, he ran on foot away from them and was...

Former Michigan center Tarris Reed Jr. announces he is transferring to UConn

Apr. 17, 2024 14:57 PM EDT

Former Michigan center Tarris Reed Jr. announced Wednesday that he is transferring to UConn. The 6-foot-10 sophomore averaged 9.0 points and 7.2 rebounds this past season. He entered the transfer portal shortly after Michigan fired coach Juwan Howard in the wake of an 8-24 campaign....