Start times for 2 more Michigan games announced


Michigan running back Fitzgerald Toussaint (28) gets around the corner as offensive lineman Patrick Omameh, left, puts a block on Minnesota's Cameron Botticilli, center, during the second quarter of an NCAA college football game, Saturday, Nov. 3, 2012, in Minneapolis. Michigan won 35-13. (AP Photo/Tom Olmscheid)

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ANN ARBOR -- Michigan announced its starting times for two more home football games at the start of the 2013 season.

The Wolverines will open the season at 3:30 p.m. Aug. 31 against Central Michigan at Michigan Stadium, then will host Akron at noon Sept. 14 at Michigan Stadium. The Big Ten Network will broadcast both games.

Six start times have been set for Michigan's 2013 season. Michigan hosts Notre Dame at 8 p.m. Sept. 7, hosts Minnesota at 3:30 p.m. Oct. 5 and hosts Indiana at 3:30 p.m. Oct. 19. Penn State hosts Michigan at 5 p.m. Oct. 12 in State College, Pa.