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Byline: Mark Snyder
Sep. 17--SOUTH BEND, Ind. -- All week, all this year, heck, all last year, Michigan heard about what it couldn't do. It heard about all the small things, over and over again. But above all else, the Wolverines heard they couldn't win the big game -- or, after their 7-5 season in 2005 -- nearly any games. Was this big enough?
Michigan, led by receiver Mario Manningham's three touchdown catches, answered all of its doubters with a dominant first half Saturday on its way to a 47-21 win over Notre Dame in South Bend. That win knocked off the No. 2-ranked Fighting Irish, ended the streak of going winless in South Bend since 1994 …