Jim Harbaugh Issued A Major Update On Michigan’s Potential NCAA Violations

first_imgMichigan Wolverines head football coach Jim Harbaugh watches the action during the second quarter of the game against the Northwestern Wildcats.ANN ARBOR, MI – OCTOBER 10: Michigan Wolverines head football coach Jim Harbaugh watches the action during the second quarter of the game against the Northwestern Wildcats on October 10, 2015 at Michigan Stadium in Ann Arbor, Michigan. The Wolverines defeated the Wildcats 38-0. (Photo by Leon Halip/Getty Images)Michigan is investigating possible NCAA violations by its student athletes regarding the rumored sale of team-issued shoes – the same violations that got North Carolina football players suspended – but Jim Harbaugh issued a major, promising update on Monday night.The Wolverines’ head coach told reporters on Monday night that he does not expect any of his players to get suspended as a result of the school’s investigation.Michigan announced this past weekend that it was investigating the possible sale of team-issued shoes to the same dealer that had a bunch of team-issued North Carolina shoes.The Wolverines’ investigation into possible sales was not just football-based, but Harbaugh’s team does receive a lot of special shoes.“There were a couple shoes that were reported to be out there, we’ve gone through everybody that’s currently on the roster and they’ve accounted for those pairs of shoes,” Harbaugh told reporters. “The latest (pair) I saw (on the market) was a No. 52 (pair of shoes). There’s nobody currently on the roster that had that number last year.”Harbaugh was then asked directly if he expected any of his players to be suspended.“No,” he said.Michigan opens its 2018 season on a major stage. The Wolverines are set to take on Notre Dame in South Bend, Ind. on Sept. 1.ESPN’s College GameDay is set to be there.last_img read more

Etihad to lend USbound passengers iPads as ban workaround

Etihad to lend US-bound passengers iPads as ban workaround DUBAI, United Arab Emirates – One Mideast airline affected by the ban on most electronics in the cabins of U.S.-bound flights will lend iPads to its top-paying travellers.Etihad Airways said on Wednesday that it will offer the tablets to U.S.-bound passengers in first and business class, along with vouchers for free onboard Wi-Fi starting on April 2.The U.S. government last week barred passengers from 10 Mideast and North African cities from carrying electronics larger than cellphones onto U.S.-bound flights. Medical devices were exempted.Etihad’s hub in Abu Dhabi, the capital of the United Arab Emirates, was among the cities affected. The government-owned carrier operates 45 flights a week to six American cities: Chicago, Dallas/Fort Worth, Los Angeles, New York, San Francisco and Washington. by The Associated Press Posted Mar 29, 2017 10:27 am MDT Last Updated Mar 29, 2017 at 11:40 am MDT AddThis Sharing ButtonsShare to TwitterTwitterShare to FacebookFacebookShare to RedditRedditShare to 電子郵件Email read more