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Michigan AD Dave Brandon to reportedly resign, Mark Schlissel to hold press conference today

mlive.com — ANN ARBOR -- Michigan president Mark Schlissel will hold a 1:30 p.m. news conference Friday afternoon, and Dave Brandon will reportedly be the topic. A Michigan spokesman told MLive that Schlissell will in fact hold a news conference Friday, but would not discuss the nature of the event itself.
Oct 31, 2014

Poor timing, Dave Brandon. Now small children will not be getting candy from Frosty the Snowman. mlive.com/wolverines/ind…

Oct 31, 2014

RT @MLive: From the comments: "I hope the press release reads that Brandon has a probable, mild unemployment." bit.ly/1wNKtmy

Oct 31, 2014

RT @MLive: U-M President Mark Schlissel will hold a 1:30 p.m. news conference about AD Dave Brandon bit.ly/1wNKtmy

Oct 31, 2014

RT @BFQuinn: Michigan AD Dave Brandon to reportedly resign, Mark Schlissel to hold press conference today mlive.com/wolverines/ind…

Oct 31, 2014

RT @BFQuinn: Michigan AD Dave Brandon to reportedly resign, Mark Schlissel to hold press conference today mlive.com/wolverines/ind…

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Watch live: Michigan AD Dave Brandon resignation expected at press conference

mlive.com — ANN ARBOR - University of Michigan President Mark Schlissel announced Friday morning that he'll be holding a press conference, and the subject is expected to be embattled Athletic Director Dave Brandon. Reports are indicating that Brandon will resign from his position as head of Michigan's athletic department.
Oct 31, 2014

For UM Pres Schlissel's press conference, you can take a (Michi)gander here (sorry) mlive.com/news/ann-arbor…

Oct 31, 2014

RT @MLive: Breaking: U-M president: athletic director Dave Brandon has resigned bit.ly/1tozhgy

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Mega Millions numbers for Oct. 31; jackpot increases to $321 million

mlive.com — No one matched the winning Mega Millions numbers on Oct. 31, 2014, increasing the next jackpot to $321 million. The Mega Millions numbers for Oct. 31: 11-29-36-58-67 The Gold Mega Ball: 15 The Megaplier: 2 It was the 20th drawing since one ticket holder from California won $180 million on Aug.

Saline’s running back Kevin Gross powers ground game, keeps offense rolling in opening postseason win

highschoolsports.mlive.com — SALINE -- Temperatures below 30 degrees, heavy winds and snow. Kevin Gross was about the only one at Saline High School Friday night who enjoyed the playing conditions. The Hornets starting running back knew the inclement weather meant he would get a few more carries in his team's pass-heavy offense.

Should police be required to wear on-body cameras? Michigan lawmakers work on proposal

mlive.com — Two Michigan lawmakers from both sides of the aisle are working together to potentially introduce legislation that would require all Michigan police officers to wear body cameras. Rep. Jeff Irwin, D-Ann Arbor, and Rep. Tom McMillin, R-Rochester Hills, this week said they're working together on a proposal that would require all law enforcement officers in Michigan to wear body cameras.
Oct 31, 2014

Should police be required to wear body cameras in Michigan? @kylefeldscher reports on bi-partisan push. mlive.com/lansing-news/i…

Oct 31, 2014

Many questions yet to be answered: How to pay for cameras? How to pay for storage? When should they be used? mlive.com/lansing-news/i…

Oct 31, 2014

RT @Kyle_Feldscher: Should police be required to wear on-body cameras? Michigan lawmakers work on proposal mlive.com/lansing-news/i…

Oct 31, 2014

Watch live: Michigan AD Dave Brandon resignation expected at press conference s.mlive.com/uBHmLvj

Oct 31, 2014

Watch live: Michigan AD Dave Brandon resignation expected at press conference s.mlive.com/uBHmLvj via @mlive

Lake Michigan buoy records 21.7-foot wave height, nears record; see stunning wave photos

mlive.com — Lake Michigan waves neared record territory Friday as gale-force winds churn the waters into quite the breakers. The southern buoy, located in the middle of the lake due west of Holland, recorded a 21.7-foot wave height earlier this afternoon. That mark ties for the second tallest height ever recorded for that buoy, according to the National Weather Service in Chicago.

Portage Northern stuns, dominates rival Portage Central, 35-14, in Division 2 playoff opener

highschoolsports.mlive.com — PORTAGE, MI - Portage Northern linebacker Jay Koski was asked how cold he thought it was outside as he exited McCamley Field Friday night. He said he didn't know.
Oct 31, 2014

Portage Northern stuns, dominates rival Portage Central 35-14 in playoff opener: highschoolsports.mlive.com/news/article/-…

Oct 31, 2014

Dave Brandon to receive $3 million in settlement money from Michigan over next four years s.mlive.com/gY08QqR

Dave Brandon to receive $3 million in settlement money from Michigan over next four years

mlive.com — ANN ARBOR -- Mark Schlissel officially accepted Dave Brandon's resignation as the school's athletic director Friday morning. But Brandon's not going home broke. According to a settlement agreement between Brandon and the university, released Friday afternoon, Michigan will owe its former athletic director $3 million over the next four years.
Nov 01, 2014

What a deal. Michigan AD gets $3 million to quit while Georgia RB suspended for getting money for autographs. mlive.com/wolverines/ind…

Oct 31, 2014

RT @MLive: Dave Brandon to receive $3 million in settlement money from U-M over next four years bit.ly/1wlmmNi

West Bloomfield 34, Livonia Stevenson 6: Lakers claim program's first ever playoff win

highschoolsports.mlive.com — WEST BLOOMFIELD -- It had been a long time coming for the West Bloomfield football team. Battling the history and the elements, the Lakers claimed the program's first postseason victory with a 34-6 win over Livonia Stevenson in the Division 1 district opener.
Oct 31, 2014

RT @BFQuinn: Timeline: Michigan AD Dave Brandon resigns; a look back at highlights, lowlights of his tenure s.mlive.com/gAuGRAK

Oct 31, 2014

RT @BFQuinn: Timeline: Michigan AD Dave Brandon resigns; a look back at highlights, lowlights of his tenure s.mlive.com/gAuGRAK

Michigan AD Dave Brandon's replacement: UConn's Warde Manuel, Arkansas' Jeff Long names to watch

mlive.com — ANN ARBOR -- Dave Brandon is out at Michigan after five years as the university's athletic director. Brandon, a former Michigan regent and Domino's Pizza CEO, resigned Friday, meaning Michigan will now be in search of its sixth athletic director since 1990. Former Steelcase CEO Jim Hackett has been named Michigan's interim AD.
Oct 31, 2014

RT @MLive: Who will be U-M's next athletic director? Check out four names to watch bit.ly/1udyTDq

Oct 31, 2014

RT @MLive: Who will be U-M's next athletic director? Check out four names to watch bit.ly/1udyTDq

South Christian 35, Allendale 0: Michigan Player of the Year candidate Jon Wassink sparks Sailors

highschoolsports.mlive.com — BYRON CENTER - MLive Michigan Player of the Year candidate Jon Wassink sparked South Christian to a 35-0 victory over Allendale in Division 4 opening-round playoff action Friday night. Wassink ran for two touchdowns, intercepted a pass and returned a fumble for a touchdown to send the Sailors into next week's second round.

Saline 41, Westland John Glenn 6: Hornets roll through first round of the playoffs in dominating effort

highschoolsports.mlive.com — SALINE -- It can't be as easy as the Saline football team makes it look. Even heavy winds, and steady stream of snow couldn't slow down the Hornets' high-powered offense Friday night. They trounced Westland John Glenn 41-6 in the Division 1 pre-districts to give the program a postseason win in each of the last three seasons.
Oct 31, 2014

Mt. Morris Township man charged, arraigned in father's death s.mlive.com/uT6hhoZ via @mlive

Oct 31, 2014

Crime Stoppers offering cash reward for information on 2011 Halloween Flint shooting death s.mlive.com/yJURzAZ via @mlive

Laker 18, Sandusky 0: Defense stops Sandusky stone cold on bitter night in Division 7 playoffs

highschoolsports.mlive.com — PIGEON, MI - With the whipping wind and driving rain throughout the Sandusky vs. Laker playoff clash, yards were coming one at a time. If at all. Highlighted by a stunning goal-line stand - where the Laker defense stoned Sandusky on three straight plays from inside the 1-yard line - the No.
Oct 31, 2014

Laker stands tall with 18-0 shutout of Sandusky.. Read the highlights now...highschoolsports.mlive.com/news/article/-…