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University of Michigan Device Keeps Transplant Hearts Beating While in Transit [Video]

Despite advances in organ transplantation, the way donor hearts are moved from hospital to hospital remains low-tech: stored on ice and carried in a store-bought cooler.

The University of Michigan Health System is testing a new high-tech heart box that circulates blood from the donor to the heart so that it continues throbbing while in transit.

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Norovirus Blamed for Illness Outbreak on University of Michigan Campus

The University of Michigan confirmed in a statement Friday that Norovirus has sickened over 100 of their students.

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Nation’s Top Recruit Rashan Gary Picks Michigan Over Clemson [VIDEO]

The top high school player in the nation is headed to Ann Arbor, after defensive lineman Rashan Gary announced that he was going to play for Jim Harbaugh and the Michigan Wolverines.

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Rockford Kicker Quinn Nordin Commits to the University of Michigan

The University of Michigan and coach Jim Harbaugh have now landed the country's No. 1-ranked kicker.

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Michigan ‘Star Wars’-Themed Hype Video Gets Fans Ready for 2016 Season

Someone decided to feature the 2016 Citrus Bowl champion Michigan Wolverines in a 'Star Wars'-themed hype video for next season.

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Increased Security Planned for University of Michigan vs. Ohio State Game

If you're headed to the Big House to watch Michigan take on Ohio State this weekend, you could be in for long lines and waits when you arrive.

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Are you Feeling Down Today? Need Some Motivation and Inspiration? Look no Further [Video]

It's Tuesday, and if you're in need of a little motivation and inspiration, I've found it for you.

Yes, it was spawned by the MSU football win over Michigan this past weekend, but I'm telling you, it reaches all of us, and should really inspire you.

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Michigan State Pulls Out Epic Last Minute Win Over Michigan [Video]

Holy crap did that really just happen?!?

Michigan fans were watching the end of the Michigan vs. Michigan State game on Saturday evening, thinking that they had the game wrapped up in a neat little bow as they lead the Spartans 23-21 with only ten seconds left to play. Then, the unthinkable happened.

Punter Blake O’Neill (who earlier in the game had landed an amazing 80 yard punt) fumbled the snap with ten seconds remaining. What happened next has fans on both sides shaking their heads in disbelief. 

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Time Set for Michigan vs. Michigan State Football Game

It's been announced that the University of Michigan vs. Michigan State University football game will be taking place starting at  3:30 p.m. October 17 at The Big House in Ann Arbor.

The game will be carried on either ABC, ESPN or ESPN2. That decision will be announced next week, and most likely depends on the outcome of the Michigan vs.Northwestern game this weekend. If the Wolverines pull out a win, the game likely will likely be carried on a bigger network since it will involve two teams that are ranked in the top 15.

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Michigan Wolverines Self Report Four Minor Violations Under Coach Harbaugh

ESPN is reporting that while fans of the University of Michigan football program hope that Jim Harbaugh coming on board will help out the program, the program has already racked up some (minor) NCAA rules violations.

No players or coaches have lost eligibility due to the violations, which were deemed "minor and unintentional."

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University of Michigan Alum Could Win $1 Million If MSU Wins NCAA Tournament

ESPN is reporting that a University of Michigan alumnus could benefit in a big way if Michigan State wins the NCAA Championship.

In November (when the Spartans weren't exactly doing the best), Derek Stevens went to the Golden Nugget Casino in Las Vegas and placed a $20,000 bet on the Spartans to win it all. That's a pretty crazy bet coming from a U of M grad! Stevens, though, is the owner of The D Casino in Las Vegas, so he knows a little bit about gambling.

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Michigan Men’s Basketball Coach John Beilein Gives Grand Rapids Student His Day On Court [Photos]

As a student manager for the University of Michigan basketball men's team, Ryan Kapustka has found his volunteer position to be rewarding as it gave him the ability to see the Wolverines with an up close and personal perspective.

But on Sunday afternoon in Ann Arbor, it got closer and more personal.

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