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Almost perfect

Justin Verlander walks four, throws a no hitter

By Kyle Schafer

It was an ordinary night, just before spring turns to summer, with nothing exceptional - except a young pitcher. In his second full year in the Majors, Justin Verlander had been pitching exceptionally well, with a 6-2 record and a 3.12 ERA, coming off seven innings of shutout baseball against the Texas Rangers in his previous start.

Better luck next year Pistons,Wings

By Diana Salamey and Matt Laurinec

Well, basketball and hockey fans, it looks we'll have to do without a celebration parade this summer. Being in a city where we have continuously won the NHL Stanley Cup and the Larry O'Brien Trophy, we seem to be a bit disappointed this year. With great players on both the Red Wings and the Pistons, one would have thought that we had it-again.

Rugby gains popularity as the summer goes on

By Matt Laurinec

As most sports teams on campus were settling down toward the end of the school year, no one thought the spring of 2007 would bring forth another sports team to the University of Michigan-Dearborn campus. The latest arrival to the club sports family is the rugby team.

COULMN: Sports: a good way to get

By Matt Laurinec

As an incoming freshman there are a few things that might be a little intimidating about the college experience. What classes to take, where do you buy books and the problem that rears it's ugly head every fall�where to park. But through all the confusion and the uncertainties there is one area where things make sense.

Beilein, Borseth hired to coach men's, women's basketball

By Matt Laurinec

Are new coaches the answer? University of Michigan athletic director Bill Martin, seems to think so. After another disappointing season by the men's and women's basketball teams, two new faces were introduced to the Michigan coaching family. John Beilein and Kevin Borseth were both hired earlier this year to head up the men's and women's basketball teams.

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