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300 more Michigan National Guard members deployed to help fight COVID-19

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Detroit News – For more and to sign up click here Lansing — Almost 300 additional members of the Michigan National Guard will be deployed starting Sunday to expand COVID-19 vaccination and testing efforts. The additional soldiers and airmen will assist the Michigan Department of Health and Human Services administer the......

University of Michigan suspends athletic activities after finding multiple cases of the British-affiliated variant.

New York Times
New York Times – For more and to sign up click here The University of Michigan said Saturday that it had suspended all sports activities for up to two weeks and told athletes, coaches and team staff members to quarantine immediately after “several” cases of the British-affiliated variant of the......

Michigan athletics to shut down for 14 days because of COVID-19 variant

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Detroit News – For more and to sign up click here Michigan athletics will shut down for the 14 days beginning Sunday because of confirmed cases of the COVID-19 variant, B.1.1.7, which transmits more easily and can lead to more positive cases. That’s in accordance with an order from the Michigan......

Michigan under 14-day halt after positive tests

ESPN
Following positive tests for a new coronavirus strain within Michigan athletics, the state department of health and human services has closed all facilities and paused all University of Michigan teams and activities for up to 14 days, according to a release from the school. Per the release, the state is......

Michigan Suspends Athletics for Two Weeks

Sports Illustrated
SI – For more and to sign up click here Joseph Salvador The University of Michigan has postponed all athletics for two weeks after multiple athletes have tested positive for the new B.1.1.7 COVID1-19 variant, in a move first reported by The Michigan Daily’s Ethan Sears. The school confirmed the decision......

Michigan county official flashed rifle at woman asking for condemnation of Proud Boys during meeting

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USA TODAY – For more and to sign up click here Sarah Polus An official on the Michigan Grand Traverse County Board of Commissioners flashed a rifle during a livestreamed public meeting Wednesday after a local resident asked the group to condemn the Proud Boys, according to multiple reports. During the......

Online gaming, sports betting starts Friday in Michigan

WashingtonExaminer
USA TODAY – For more and to sign up click here For years, Michiganders have gambled online illegally. But when sports betting and online gambling are legalized for the first time on Friday, the state will reap its tax revenue. “The Michigan Gaming Control Board (MGCB) and the state’s commercial......

Trimble Jr. leads Akron over Cent. Michigan 81-67

Sports Illustrated
AP News AKRON, Ohio (AP) Bryan Trimble Jr. had seven 3-pointers and 25 points, both career bests, and Akron beat Central Michigan 81-67 on Thursday night. Loren Cristian Jackson had 13 points and 10 assists for Akron (7-3, 5-2 Mid-American Conference), which earned its sixth consecutive home victory and third......

No. 7 Michigan visits streaking Purdue

Sports Illustrated
After delivering an emphatic response to its first loss of the season, No. 7 Michigan will now try to build another long winning streak when it faces a streaking Purdue squad Friday in West Lafayette, Ind. The Wolverines thrashed Maryland 87-63 in a game they never trailed on Tuesday. They......

Michigan Rep. Cynthia Johnson gets committee assignment in new term

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Detroit News – For more and to sign up click here Lansing — Michigan State Rep. Cynthia Johnson, a Detroit Democrat who was removed from her committee assignments after controversial comments about threats she received, will be back on a committee in the new legislative term. On Thursday, state House......

Michigan VIPs hail Biden’s inauguration as first moment of reconciliation

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Detroit News – For more and to sign up click here Washington — Michigan dignitaries who witnessed the transfer of power Wednesday at President Joe Biden’s inauguration hailed it as a first moment of reconciliation for a deeply divided nation. Biden was sworn in as the 46th president of the United States, taking......

Economic development grant could fund 2,200 new Detroit jobs

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USA TODAY – For more and to sign up click here A million-dollar new economic development grant could support up 2,200 new jobs in Detroit, thanks to state and local grants funded by taxpayers. The Michigan Department of Transportation (MDOT) grant seeks to fund infrastructure improvements around General Motors’ Factory......

Rollins scores 25 to lead Toledo past Central Michigan 89-72

Sports Illustrated
SI – For more and to sign up click here AP News TOLEDO, Ohio (AP) Ryan Rollins had a season-high 25 points as Toledo topped Central Michigan 89-72 on Tuesday night for its seventh straight home victory. Marreon Jackson had 15 points, nine assists and six rebounds for Toledo (12-4,......

Michigan to launch online gaming, sports betting Friday

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Detroit News – For more and to sign up click here Beginning Friday, Michiganians will be able to legally place sports wagers and gamble online, capping a year of anticipation and impatience among fans and operators alike. The Michigan Gaming Control Board said Tuesday it has authorized nine operators to......

No. 23 Minnesota hands No. 7 Michigan 1st loss in 75-57 romp

Sports Illustrated
AP News MINNEAPOLIS (AP) When two of the Big Ten’s best and tallest players faced off just last week, Michigan’s Hunter Dickinson made his 7-foot-1 mark on a decisive win over Minnesota. Liam Robbins and his teammates stepped up in a big way to avoid the repeat. Robbins had 22......

Broadway Jr. leads Cent. Michigan past E. Michigan 75-64

Sports Illustrated
http://www.si.com/.image/c_limit%2Ccs_srgb%2Cfl_progressive%2Ch_1200%2Cq_auto:good%2Cw_1200/MTc4MzI2NDE0NTI3ODMzNzA0/lampard-werner-chelsea.jpg AP News MOUNT PLEASANT, Mich (AP) Travon Broadway Jr. had a career-high 25 points with five steals as Central Michigan topped Eastern Michigan 75-64 on Saturday. Meikkel Murray had 17 points and six rebounds for Central Michigan (6-7, 2-4 Mid-American Conference). Ralph Bissainthe added seven points, seven rebounds and......

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