Michigan shrugs off bad memories of Appalachian St

Updated: Tuesday, August 26, 2014
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ANN ARBOR, Mich. (AP) - Michigan is opening with Appalachian State this week, rekindling memories of one of the biggest upsets in college football history.

The visiting Mountaineers beat the fifth-ranked Wolverines 34-32 on Sept. 1, 2007, a game that was scheduled just several months before it was played.

Michigan was loaded offensively with NFL-caliber players Chad Henne, Jake Long and Mario Manningham. Its shaky defense, though, gave up nearly 6 yards per play to a speedy, spread offense that helped Appalachian State win the previous two Division I-AA national championships.

The Wolverines, past and present, do not like to look back much at the historic afternoon. The Mountaineers, meanwhile, love to recall the game that raised awareness about their program and school in Boone, North Carolina.

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November 25, 2014 08:06 GMT

NFL

Thursday's Game

Oakland 24, Kansas City 20

Sunday's Games

Green Bay 24, Minnesota 21

Cincinnati 22, Houston 13

Chicago 21, Tampa Bay 13

Cleveland 26, Atlanta 24

Philadelphia 43, Tennessee 24

New England 34, Detroit 9

Indianapolis 23, Jacksonville 3

N.Y. Jets at Buffalo, ppd., snow

Seattle 19, Arizona 3

San Diego 27, St. Louis 24

San Francisco 17, Washington 13

Denver 39, Miami 36

Dallas 31, N.Y. Giants 28

Open: Carolina, Pittsburgh

Monday's Games

Buffalo 38, N.Y. Jets 3

Baltimore 34, New Orleans 27

NBA

Monday's Games

Portland 114, Philadelphia 104

L.A. Clippers 113, Charlotte 92

Cleveland 106, Orlando 74

Toronto 104, Phoenix 100

Houston 91, New York 86

Indiana 111, Dallas 100

Chicago 97, Utah 95

Tuesday's Games

Atlanta at Washington, 7 p.m.

Golden State at Miami, 7:30 p.m.

Sacramento at New Orleans, 8 p.m.

Detroit at Milwaukee, 8 p.m.

Chicago at Denver, 9 p.m.

NHL

Monday's Games

N.Y. Islanders 1, Philadelphia 0, SO

Pittsburgh 3, Boston 2, OT

Detroit 4, Ottawa 3

Minnesota 4, Florida 1

Tuesday's Games

Winnipeg at Columbus, 7 p.m.

Ottawa at St. Louis, 8 p.m.

Los Angeles at Nashville, 8 p.m.

Edmonton at Dallas, 8:30 p.m.

Colorado at Arizona, 9 p.m.

New Jersey at Vancouver, 10 p.m.

Calgary at Anaheim, 10 p.m.

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