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Zach Travis

  • joined Sep 16, 2010
  • last login Aug 21, 2014
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Zach is a University of Michigan graduate and a life-long Wolverine fan that still kicks himself for not rushing the field when the Wolverines beat OSU in 2003. He grew up in Michigan, now lives in Virginia, and writes about Michigan sports at Maize n Brew and a weekly column for the Detroit Free Press. Follow him on twitter @zach_travis .

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Nine Days Until Michigan Football

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Less than ten days left until Michigan kicks off its 2014 season.

Devin's Last Hurrah | 2014 UMFB Preview

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Michigan looks to Devin Gardner to deliver its offense into a new era of success in his final year in charge of it.

Scenes from Camp Sanderson

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The lift that’s about to begin isn’t part of the spring program that most people credit for the major improvements by Stauskas, LeVert and company, but it’s part of the process. It's the process, not the numbers from an NBA combine or the awards at the end of the season, that matter to Sanderson. And to a team that needs to be stronger now, one that just lost six players, the process has never been more important.

Michigan Daily

Hoke on Braden: "He's our RT"

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"I think the development (with what) that unit has done has been real positive," Hoke said. "A guy like Ben Braden from Rockford, right now, he’s our right tackle. And I’d expect him to be our right tackle on the (Aug. 30 against Appalachian State).

Brady Hoke, on 107.3's The Sports Brothers showHT: MLive

Insider Practice Buzz via MGoBlog

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Brian's source inside the program has some interesting things to say about how the team is looking. Norfleet, Bolden, and Lewis get special call out.

20 Days Until Michigan Football

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Less than one month until kickoff.

21 Days Until Michigan Football

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Less than one month until kickoff.

UTL Jerseys or Not?

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Did the MDen just drop a massive hint of alternate jerseys for UTL 3? See for yourself. Via Josh Henschke on Twitter.

Scouting Report: Mike Weber

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Two of Maize n Brew's recruiting experts weigh in on Mike Weber.

Michigan Adds C Jon Teske

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The Wolverines basketball team got its first 2016 commit in OH C Jon Teske.

22 Days Until Michigan Football

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Less than one month until kickoff.

Areas of Autonomy, What Do They Mean

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"The N.C.A.A.’s Division I board of directors voted to authorize a new governance body for the so-called Big 5 conferences to make rules within 11 "areas of autonomy." Some of the language in the proposal is vague — most likely on purpose, to maximize wiggle room. If an issue does not appear below — several important ones do not, including transfers and the number of scholarships per team — it would have to be made a new area of autonomy with the approval of not only the Big 5 but also the Division I board of directors." - NYT.com

MBB: DJ Wilson Out 4-6 Weeks

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"University of Michigan men’s basketball head coach John Beilein announced today (Wednesday, August 6) freshman forward D.J. Wilson (Sacramento, Calif./Capital Christian School) underwent successful surgery on his right pinky finger and will miss 4-6 weeks for recovery."

Fall Camp News and Notes

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Practice has started and there is once again news to report.

23 Days Until Michigan Football

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Michigan Bball adds D-3 Transfer Duncan Robison

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The Wolverines added a D-3 transfer from Williams College today.

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40 Days Until Michigan Football

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Waiting on the season.

41 Days Until Michigan Football

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The season is almost here.

43 Days Until Michigan Football

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Counting down to the season.

What UM Players Made A Preseason Award Watchlist?

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Michigan has a number of players that made watchlists this summer, but the players that didn't may indicate the biggest issues the Wolverines will face.

44 Days Until Michigan Football

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Counting down to the season.

45 Days Until Michigan Football

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A month and a half until the season starts.

46 Days Until Michigan Football

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Counting down to gameday.

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Counting down to the season.

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