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June-July 2014

The Wolverine: Covering University of Michigan Football and Sports

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A VERY GOOD HIRE Dear The Wolverine: On April 2, 2007, I was riding the escalator to my seat at the Final Four in the Georgia Dome in Atlanta. I soon realized that the gentleman in front of me was Mike Lupica of The New York Daily News and the ESPN Sports Reporters. Michigan had just announced that John Beilein would be the new bas- ketball coach. I asked his opinion of the hire and Lupica said, "You might not be familiar with Coach Beilein in Michigan but I promise you, you will be ecstatic with this hiring!" Time has shown that he was ex- actly correct. Yes, we have to retool   FROM OUR READERS Be Heard! Send your letters to: Wolverine Letters • P.O. Box 1304 Ann Arbor, MI 48106 Or e-mail: Letters may be edited for clarity or length. One reader wrote in to praise head coach John Beilein for being "an effective and ethical leader" for the Michigan men's basketball program. PHOTO BY PER KJELDSEN

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