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The Barwis School of Pukitude

Since we can't watch sports, UM Press decided to give weekly excerpts from The Best of Bacon. This week, to coincide with my latest crazy idea -- running a 26.2-mile marathon of my own Saturday morning, the first (and probably...

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The Inaugural Baco-Thon

After nine months, 35 pounds, and 500 miles or so, I’m ready to see if I can actually run a marathon – no matter how slowly! I’m going to start at 9 a.m. on Saturday, and hope to finish before 2 p.m. Yes, a slow 11-12 minute/mile...

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George Perles: 1934-2020

George Perles was born and raised in Detroit, where he starred on the Western high school baseball and football teams. After serving in the Army with 17 classmates, he returned to play for the legendary Duffy Daugherty at Michigan State.  He played both offensive...

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