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Yost Ice Arena upgrades approved

The University of Michigan Board of Regents approved $14 million in improvements to Yost Ice Arena, home to the school’s hockey teams, as the school prepares for a transition to a Big Ten hockey conference. The improvements will mainly address fan comfort. At 6,637 seats, Yost Ice Arena will be one of the smaller venues […]

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Second phase of Crisler Arena renovations unveiled

University of Michigan athletic director Dave Brandon is a busy guy: while the school is embarking on a first round of renovations for Crisler Arena, he’s already working on the second phase of improvements. The $52-million plan, slated to be presented to the school’s Board of Regents Thursday, will include a slew of fan-friendly amenities, […]

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Big Ten hockey conference one step closer?

The news that the College Hockey Showcase was shutting down after this weekend’s run at Mariucci Arena may not have news outside Minneapolis, but it was one more piece of data indicating the Big Ten would be forming a hockey conference down the road. The decision to drop the College Hockey Showcase was fueled by […]

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Renovation of Crisler Arena OK’ed by regents

The first phase of a renovation of Crisler Arena, home of the University of Michigan basketball teams, was approved yesterday by the school’s Board of Regents. The first $20 million will go toward a total replacement of seating in the lower bowl, including upgrades to ensure the facility meets Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) guidelines; […]

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