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All-Star Game through the eyes of a Tiger

By Kyle Schafer

Every year, around this time, as the mercury begins to rise and the pennant races begin to heat up, the world of baseball cools its heels with the annual Midsummer Classic. This year's All-Star Game - the 78th installment - took place in the City by the Bay, San Francisco.


Nike out, Adidas in

By Matt Laurinec

Michigan athletic teams have worn the Nike Swoosh for as long as I can remember. In 1994, Michigan first signed their contract with Nike to outfit all of the athletic teams. Since then, seeing and wearing the Swoosh has become natural for almost every student and fan.

USA clinches 4th Gold Cup

By Marc Sanko

The United States Men's Soccer team recently extended its winning streak against bitter North American rivals Mexico at Soldier Field in Chicago. The Americans have taken it to the Mexican team winning eight straight home matches against their southern neighbors.

Title IX: 35 years later and still making progress

By Matt Laurinec

Happy birthday, Title IX. You're 35 years old, yet there's still some work to be done before you can retire. June 1972 was the beginning of it all. Up until the late 19th century, opportunities for women in sports were practically nonexistent compared to today.

NAB?Draft proves well for young stars

By Matt Laurinec

"With the first pick in the 2007 NAB draft, the Portland Trailblazers select Greg Oden from Ohio State University." With a smile a mile wide, Greg Oden took to the stage to accept congratulations from NAB Commissioner David Stern. After a few quick photos on stage, Oden made his way down and ran into reporters from ESPN all wanting to ask one question: "How does it feel to finally be the number one pick?" Oden's response was a humble one.

Big Ten Network to debut in August

By Matt Laurinec

Next month, viewers may notice a new channel popping up in their TV guide: The Big Ten Network. This station will be solely dedicated to Big Ten athletics and academics. The new station will showcase athletic events all year round, instead of just getting to see the main sports, like basketball and football.

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