Michigan unveiled its new, authentic football jerseys yesterday that are both similar to, and remarkably different from, game shirts from years past. Made by adidas, which contracted with UM on an eight-year, $60 million licensing agreement last year, the home jersey appears to largely stick with tradition. They're the familiar blue with solid maize numbers.
A Toledo Mud Hen and Buffalo Bison, both potential call-ups in the coming days and weeks, were recognized today by the International League for their recent, on-field performances. Mud Hens pitcher Chris Lambert and Bisons infielder Asdrubal Cabrera were named the IL s pitcher and batter of the week, respectively, for the period from July 7-13. Lambert is hoping to claim the Detroit Tigers vacant No .5 slot in their starting rotation and Cabrera is trying to rejoin the Cleveland Indians infield.
All three Lucas County Commissioners stood with the UAW Monday morning to urge Lucas County Juvenile Judge Denise Cubbon to recognize the UAW as an organizer in her courtroom. The commissioners held the press conference with Ray Wood, president of UAW Local 14, inside the lobby of Government Center. "What's happened here is tragic," Commissioner Pete Gerken said.
WASHINGTON In another push to deal with soaring gas prices, President Bush on Monday will lift an executive ban on offshore drilling that his stood since his father was president. But the move, by itself, will do nothing unless Congress acts as well. The president plans to officially lift the ban and explain his actions in a Rose Garden statement, White House press secretary Dana Perino said.