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5 transfer options for Michigan Basketball post NBA combine

It’s looking like Michigan basketball is going to need to add at least one player from the transfer portal and here are five options to consider. Soon enough, we will know what Michigan basketball’s roster situation looks like for next season. The deadline to withdraw from the NBA draft is fast approaching, but I wouldn’t expect either Caleb Houstan or Moussa Diabate to return.
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Loved ones mourn teens found shot to death in White Lake trailer park

WHITE LAKE TWP., Mich. (WJBK) - Two teenagers are found shot and killed at a mobile home park in White Lake Township, while police have two suspects under arrest. Families and friends are speaking out because they want the memories of their two loved ones Cameron Duckworth, 19, and Drake Mancuso, 16, to live on. The arrests provide little comfort as they begin to process their grief.
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Conference Realignment Coming To Big Ten, Michigan State AD Confirms

Changes are coming to the Big Ten. Last week, the NCAA officially divested itself from the process of how leagues determine participants in their conference championship games for football. Almost immediately thereafter, the Pac-12 announced its title game representatives will be the teams with the two highest winning percentages in Pac-12 play, shunning the old model that sent the winners of each of the league's two divisions to the conference title game.

The Numbers Racket: One Woman’s Story of the Illegal Street Lottery in Detroit

Novelist and Professor Bridgett Davis shares the triumphant story of her mother, who ran an illegal street lottery in Detroit for more than thirty years. Fannie Davis’ numbers business provided a comfortable life for her children, who grew up in a loving home, attended the best schools and wore the best clothes. But Fannie’s success required determination, ingenuity and courage in a risk-laden environment, all while fending off rivals and avoiding law enforcement’s watchful eye.

Detroit Tigers first quarter report cards

The 2022 Detroit Tigers are grounded. It’s safe to say Detroit Tigers fans weren’t expecting this. The team had a pretty strong offseason, with big free agent signings, a seemingly lopsided trade, and two of baseball’s best prospects ready to join the fold. And yet here the...

NBA trade rumors | Portland Trail Blazers 2022 offseason

PORTLAND, Ore. — The NBA draft is June 23 and the Portland Trail Blazers have three picks, one in the first round (No. 7 overall) and two more in the second (Nos. 36 and 57). Both local and national NBA reporters have suggested the most likely scenario for the Blazers is that the team trades its first-round pick to add a quality veteran as a complement to superstar point guard Damian Lillard.

New pledge helps Metro Detroit families facing eviction

DETROIT – The latest Gilbert Family Foundation donation to help Detroiters stay in their homes aims to address the eviction process. The Detroit Eviction Defense Fund is a $13 million donation that would allow those who qualify financially to have legal representation in what often is the fight of their lives.

Legal fund for Detroit renters facing eviction set up

DETROIT (FOX 2) - About two weeks after Detroit City Council enacted an ordinance that guarantees legal counsel for tenants facing eviction - a legal defense fund for low-income renters in the city was announced. "Here in Detroit we are taking bold and decisive action to combat what is currently...

Michigan bureau: 2 top GOP governor candidates short sigs

Michigan's elections bureau said late Monday that five Republican candidates for governor, including two leading contenders, failed to file enough valid nominating signatures and should not qualify for the August primary.The recommendations immediately transformed the race and dealt a major blow to former Detroit Police Chief James Craig, who has led in polling despite campaign problems, and businessman Perry Johnson, who has spent millions of his own money to run. Democrats had challenged their petitions, alleging forgery, duplicates and other issues. Another GOP candidate, Tudor Dixon, had also contested Craig's voter signatures as forged.The bipartisan, four-member Board of State...