Feb 09, 2012 18:24 EST
The Detroit Red Wings will host the Toronto Maple Leafs at Michigan Stadium in Ann Arbor in the 2013 Winter Classic outdoor game, the NHL said on Thursday.
Feb 09, 2012 10:57 EST
(Reuters) - The Detroit Red Wings will host the Toronto Maple Leafs in the 2013 Winter Classic that is expected to attract a record crowd, the National Hockey League (NHL) said on Thursday.
Nov 11, 2011 09:10 EST
"Linsanity" has the Knicks riding high
Feb 21, 2011 16:09 EST
TORONTO (Reuters) - The NHL ended its outdoor adventure for another year with a successful return to Canada before heading indoors to ponder the future of the league's most intriguing and increasingly important events.
Dec 11, 2010 23:25 EST
Attendance record falls as Michigan beats Michigan St 5-0 before 113,411 at Michigan Stadium. The moment everyone was waiting for finally came during the third period, when fans at Michigan Stadium found out for certain they'd set a hockey attendance record.
Dec 11, 2010 22:19 EST
A pair of American collegiate teams have set a world record for attendance at an ice hockey game by playing outdoors in front of a crowd of over 113,000.
Dec 11, 2010 19:26 EST
DETROIT (Reuters) - Michigan and Michigan State set a world record for attendance at an ice hockey game on Saturday, when they played in front of an announced crowd of 113,411 in Ann Arbor, Michigan.
Dec 09, 2010 15:23 EST
Next big outdoor hockey game: Michigan vs. Michigan State, with new attendance mark likely. At the edge of a hockey rink surrounded by tens of thousands of empty seats, Michigan's Louie Caporusso paused to try to imagine the dazzling scene that awaits him.
Nov 12, 2010 17:29 EST
Hollis overseeing renaissance at Michigan State with football, basketball teams in limelight. If an athletic director is judged on the success of his football and basketball teams, Michigan State's Mark Hollis has a lot to be happy about.
Nov 06, 2010 18:29 EDT
Wild one at the Big House: Michigan tops Illinois 67-65 in 3 OTs to become bowl-eligible. Never in 131 years have so many points been scored in a Michigan game. And rarely has a victory against Illinois meant so much to the Wolverines.
Oct 21, 2010 16:22 EDT
M16-toting football fan got into Michigan Stadium for Wolverines-Spartans rivalry game. A National Guardsman toting two unloaded M16 assault rifles told security at Michigan Stadium that he was part of the official honor guard and was allowed onto the field during the Michigan-Michigan State football game, authorities said Thursday.
Oct 19, 2010 21:15 EDT
No. 8 Michigan State preparing for first out-of-state game this season, against Northwestern. Their longest trip this season was to Detroit, and their only true road game was an hour away.
Oct 18, 2010 20:02 EDT
Over 105,000 tickets sold for Michigan-Michigan State hockey game. University of Michigan officials say they've sold 105,585 tickets for an outdoor hockey game at Michigan Stadium between the Wolverines and rival Michigan State.
Oct 08, 2010 17:04 EDT
Nebraska plans $56M project to add 5,000 seats, additional suites to football stadium by 2013. Nebraska unveiled a $56 million Memorial Stadium expansion plan Friday that would boost capacity to about 90,000 people and keep it competitive with Big Ten crowds accustomed to massive facilities at Penn State, Ohio State and Michigan.
Sep 16, 2010 17:32 EDT
Lights at the Big House: University of Michigan approves permanent lights at football stadium. The Big House is about to get a lot brighter.
Sep 04, 2010 22:15 EDT
Michigan QB Denard Robinson accounts for 383 yards and 2 TDs in a 30-10 victory vs Connecticut. Connecticut tried everything to stop Denard Robinson, including ripping off his shoes.
Sep 02, 2010 17:26 EDT
Top 25 Preview Capsules. Line: Alabama by 37 1/2.
Jul 14, 2010 18:23 EDT
Michigan's new-look Big House is the largest in football with capacity of 109,901 this fall. The University of Michigan made a lot of changes to the Big House, erecting luxury boxes and club seats in towering structures that loom along both sidelines as part of a $226 million renovation.
May 01, 2010 21:24 EDT
Obama to Michigan grads: Anti-government rants risk inciting violence from 'extreme elements'. In a blunt caution to political friend and foe, President Barack Obama said Saturday that partisan rants and name-calling under the guise of legitimate discourse pose a serious danger to America's democracy, and may incite "extreme elements" to violence.
May 01, 2010 09:55 EDT
Obama to tell Michigan Class of 2010 to shape America's destiny, not its partisan squabbles. President Barack Obama has some advice for the class of 2010: Don't get caught up in the partisan bickering that often consumes Washington and use your talents to help your country confront its greatest challenges.
Facts from the Wikipedia page:
|"The Big House"|
|Location||1201 S. Main St. Ann Arbor, Michigan 48104-3722|
|Owner||University of Michigan|
|Operator||University of Michigan|
|Surface||Field Turf (2003- )|
Natural grass (1991-2002)
Artificial turf (1969-90)
Natural grass (1927-68)
(110,000+ by 2010)
|Michigan Wolverines (NCAA) (1927-present)|