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May 2014 Issue

The Wolverine: Covering University of Michigan Football and Sports

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T his year 's Michigan-Penn State matchup will be a nationally tele- vised primetime game, marking U- M's first-ever Big Ten home contest played at night. The Oct. 11 game will be played at 7 p.m. and broad- cast on either ESPN or ESPN2. Michigan athletics director Dave Brandon addressed the possibility of playing the game at night when he spoke to members of the media April 4 during a press conference for the Manchester United-Real Madrid soccer match and confirmed the ru- mor April 7. "The night game atmosphere cre- ated by our fans has been electric and we expect that same type of energy for our first-ever conference night game against Penn State," Michi-   MICHIGAN FOOTBALL Michigan To Host Penn State In Primetime The atmosphere was electric when Michigan defeated Notre Dame in home night games in 2011 and 2013 (above), and in 2014, for the first time, U-M will host a Big Ten game at night. PHOTO BY LON HORWEDEL

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