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Timeline: Dave Brandon's beleaguered tenure as Athletic Director

2 hours ago

BY THE MICHIGAN DAILY

University President Mark Schlissel announced Friday afternoon that Dave Brandon will step down from his position as Michigan Athletic Director today, marking the end of a five-year tenure fraught with controversy.

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Football

Who will be Michigan's next Athletic Director?

3 hours ago

BY GREG GARNO AND ALEJANDRO ZúñIGA

After appointing Jim Hackett, a former player under Bo Schembechler and teammate of Brandon, as the Athletic Director’s interim replacement, Schlissel is now tasked with finding a permanent solution.

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Limiting turnovers, stopping Coleman key for Michigan against Indiana

Allison Farrand/Daily

BY MAX COHEN

Michigan coach Brady Hoke has insisted all season long his team practices like it should be winning games. The wait for results has been lengthy, but he indicated Wednesday that he’s hopeful they come against the Hoosiers (0-3 Big Ten, 3-4 overall).

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At Homecoming, 2,200-plus to 'White Out' Dave Brandon

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BY ALEJANDRO ZúñIGA

As Brandon has said, the student section gets noticed. And Saturday, many of its members will be making a concerted effort to convince University President Mark Schlissel that he should fire the embattled Athletic Director.

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Michigan to enter defensive battle at Michigan Tech

Paul Sherman/Daily

BY ERIN LENNON

At 2-3, Michigan will need to sweep a road series against No. 17 Michigan Tech to edge above .500 for the first time this season.

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With postseason implications, two rivalries await Wolverines

James Coller/Daily

BY SYED FAHD AHSAN

Michigan (2-2-2 Big Ten, 5-7-3) is set to play No. 12 Michigan State and Ohio State over the span of four days. The Wolverines play their biggest rivals back-to-back, both of whom stand third and second in the Big Ten, respectively.

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Simon Kaufman: Michigan in good hands with under-the-radar leaders

Allison Farrand/Daily

BY SIMON KAUFMAN

Two weeks ago, Spike Albrecht and Caris LeVert had job interviews. The job description? Leading a team that includes six true freshmen deep into the NCAA Tournament.

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Ice Hockey

Dylan Larkin and Zach Werenski rekindle an old friendship in Ann Arbor

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James Coller/Daily

BY JEREMY SUMMITT

As two of the top hockey talents in the NCAA, Larkin and Werenski are being heavily relied on to bring the Michigan hockey team back to its former prominence. The pair of talented freshmen bring innate chemistry and a passionate work-ethic to a team looking to find its way into the NCAA Tournament for the first time since 2012.

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Ontario swimming quartet in tune at Michigan

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BY TED JANES

Oakville, Ontario isn’t it a big town, but there’s been a nice pipeline of swimmers coming down from the Canadian suburb to compete at Michigan.

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McAtee’s magic leading the way for Michigan

James Coller/Daily

BY KEVIN SANTO

In the previous six games for the Michigan men’s soccer team, the junior forward had recorded four goals and an assist, and Oakland had no answer for him Wednesday night as he added another goal and assist to his stat sheet in the Wolverines’ 3-1 win.

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Getting to know Michigan Interim Athletic Director James Hackett

2 hours ago

BY LEV FACHER

Following Dave Brandon’s resignation on Friday as Athletic Director, the University has named former Steelcase CEO James Hackett Interim Athletic Director.

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Transcript: University President Mark Schlissel announces Dave Brandon's resignation

5 hours ago

BY THE MICHIGAN DAILY

On Friday afternoon, University President Mark Schlissel announced he had accepted Dave Brandon's resignation as Athletic Director.

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Paul Sherman/Daily

Breakdown: Ground game key in Michigan-Indiana matchup

BY ALEXA DETTELBACH

While Michigan football coach Brady Hoke said Monday his team isn’t focused on making a bowl game, there’s little else for the Wolverines to aim for. Needing three more wins to qualify for a postseason bid, the quest begins Saturday when Michigan hosts Indiana in its annual Homecoming game.

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At media day, focus turns to final-week preparation

BY JAKE LOURIM

As the calendar turns, the goal shifts from getting stronger and quicker to installing offensive and defensive sets.

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Behind Enemy Lines: Indiana linebacker David Cooper

BY GREG GARNO

The Daily sat down with David Cooper, a captain of this year’s squad, at Big Ten Media Day in July.

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A struggling passing game seeks remedy before matchup against Indiana

BY GREG GARNO

The Michigan football team passed for 503 yards in a 63-47 victory over Indiana last year. The Wolverines haven’t reached that many yards in their past three games combined.

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James Coller/Daily

Michigan snaps Oakland’s five game win streak with 3-1 win

BY BEN KIM

The Wolverines’ (2-2-2 Big Ten, 5-7-3 overall) defensive tenacity and goal scoring shined in their win over the Grizzlies (5-0-1 Horizon League, 7-6-1) for their first win in four games.

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