michigan stadium http://michiganradio.org en Federal agents also scored big at NHL Winter Classic http://michiganradio.org/post/federal-agents-also-scored-big-nhl-winter-classic <p>This week’s big National Hockey League game at the Big House in Ann Arbor drew a big crowd.<br /><br />Federal officials announced today the game also drew a few crooks.<br /><br />The U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement's Homeland Security Investigations division says it usually sees an uptick in counterfeit sports merchandise during big events like the NHL’s Winter Classic.<br /> Thu, 02 Jan 2014 21:54:33 +0000 Steve Carmody 15866 at http://michiganradio.org Federal agents also scored big at NHL Winter Classic Michigan Stadium bridges to receive artistic flair with 'Arbor Winds' http://michiganradio.org/post/michigan-stadium-bridges-receive-artistic-flair-arbor-winds <p>Walking along the bridges outside Michigan Stadium, visitors will soon pass under shimmery aluminum tiled banners of trees blowing with the wind. They also will notice shadows of branches on the sidewalks produced from nearby glass panels etched with pictures. Heading down under the overpass, the concrete walls will be lined with stone slabs with carved images of trees, lit by LEDs.</p> Mon, 12 Aug 2013 20:28:01 +0000 Michigan Radio Newsroom 13945 at http://michiganradio.org Michigan Stadium bridges to receive artistic flair with 'Arbor Winds' Michigan Stadium will host the NHL's Winter Classic next year http://michiganradio.org/post/michigan-stadium-will-host-nhls-winter-classic-next-year <p>Professional hockey is coming to Ann Arbor after all.</p><p></p><p>The National Hockey League announced today that the Toronto Maple Leafs and the Detroit Red Wings will play next year at Michigan Stadium.</p><p></p><p>The NHL's Winter Classic was scheduled to be played in Ann Arbor this past January.&nbsp; But the game was canceled due to a contract dispute between team owners and the players.</p><p></p><p>When this year's event was canceled, the league had said it would schedule the next Winter Classic at the stadium, which holds more than 100,000 people.</p><p></p> Sun, 07 Apr 2013 16:22:17 +0000 Steve Carmody 12040 at http://michiganradio.org Record crowd under the lights sees Wolverines win in final seconds http://michiganradio.org/post/record-crowd-under-lights-sees-wolverines-win-final-seconds <p>Denard Robinson threw a 16-yard pass to Roy Roundtree with 2 seconds left, lifting Michigan to a 35-31 heart-pounding win over Notre Dame on Saturday night.&nbsp;</p><p>The Wolverines took their first lead on Robinson&#39;s 21-yard pass to Vincent Smith with 1:12 left, then lost it. Briefly.&nbsp;</p><p>Tommy Rees threw a 29-yard touchdown pass to Theo Riddick with 30 seconds left, but the Fighting Irish left Jeremy Gallon wide open on a pass that let Michigan go from its 20 to the Notre Dame 16.&nbsp;</p> Sun, 11 Sep 2011 03:56:38 +0000 The Associated Press 4107 at http://michiganradio.org Here comes the bride...down the football field! http://michiganradio.org/post/here-comes-bridedown-football-field <p>The University of Michigan <a href="http://www.mgoblue.com/">football stadium</a> is cashing in on the ever-growing wedding industry.</p><p>The Big House is <a href="http://www.mgoblue.com/specialevents/index.html">now available for weddings</a>.</p><p>Couples can pay $6,000 to get ready in the home and visitor locker rooms, and then head to the field for an hour-long ceremony.</p> Fri, 22 Jul 2011 20:35:53 +0000 Jennifer Guerra 3438 at http://michiganradio.org Here comes the bride...down the football field! U of M sports venues' scoreboards will get a makeover http://michiganradio.org/post/u-m-sports-venues-scoreboards-will-get-makeover <p>Scoreboards at the University of Michigan&rsquo;s premier sports venues are getting a major upgrade. The U of M Athletic Department announced today that it has signed a deal to replace the aging scoreboards at Michigan Stadium, Crisler Arena and Yost Ice Arena with state of the art LED displays.&nbsp;&nbsp;</p><p>In a written statement, UM Athletic Director David Brandon says the department is excited.</p><blockquote><p>&ldquo;Our goal is to set a new, higher standard for our fan&rsquo;s viewing experience and the game day atmosphere we create in our venues. These boards will be an important first step in achieving that goal.&rdquo;&nbsp;</p></blockquote><p>Demolition of the old video boards at the Big House began in March.&nbsp;&nbsp; New, larger LED video screens will be installed in both end zones by this August.</p><p>The total cost of the project is expected to be less than $20 million dollars. Tue, 05 Apr 2011 19:25:25 +0000 Steve Carmody 1923 at http://michiganradio.org U of M sports venues' scoreboards will get a makeover