Week 21: Northern Michigan stays red hot; Western Michigan hosts defending champs

Just four weeks remaining in the regular season, all teams are making their last-minute adjustments as conference tournaments draw near. It's looking like it...

P.J. Fleck wins dispute over ‘Row The Boat’ slogan, cost will benefit WMU

During his tenure at Western Michigan University, head coach P.J. Fleck led the Broncos to prominence in college football. With top-notch recruiting, high-energy practices, youthful enthusiasm, and...

14 Wolverines, 3 Spartans attending NFL Combine next weekend

With the 2017 NFL Combine taking place next weekend, the league released its full list of participants for the event. Players invited will be...

Week 20: ‘Duel in the D’ preview, Ferris and Tech clash, Wildcats rolling

We have now reached that point in the season where there are roughly a handful (or two) of games left on the season for...

Wolverines, Spartans set to play in final ‘Duel in the D’ at The Joe

The stage is set for the annual 'Duel in the D' showdown between the Michigan Wolverines and the Michigan State Spartans. This will be the final...

MSU’s Nick Ward trips UM’s Moritz Wagner; Twitter explodes

During last night's blowout Michigan victory over Michigan State in basketball there were some extra-curricular activities between MSU's Nick Ward and UM's Moritz Wagner. After a whistle for a...

Baylor fires new strength coach after prostitution bust

Baylor University just can't stay away from controversy. Brandon Washington, a newly hired strength and conditioning coach, was arrested on prostitution solicitation charges at a...

LOOK: Michigan to honor Fab Five by wearing black socks against MSU

In 1991, the University of Michigan put together what is still considered to be one of the greatest recruiting classes of all time when...

Week 19: Spartans and Wolverines host ranked Big Ten foes; Michigan Tech travels to...

February is officially upon us and we now enter the home stretch for the 2016/17 college hockey season. For some of the Michigan-made teams,...

Michigan Roundup: Marcus Keene stays hot, Grizzlies and Broncos struggling

It's time for our latest update on the five Division I mid-majors in the Mitten. Last time, we checked in, we saw Eastern Michigan...

National Signing Day Cheat Sheet: Top UM and MSU targets remaining from Class of...

College football recruiting is an important part of the success of all top football programs. Both University of Michigan and Michigan State University are expecting...

6-foot-6 7th grade hoops phenom Emoni Bates from Ann Arbor is a sight to...

If you have not yet heard the name Emoni Bates, you probably will soon enough. Bates is a 6'6 7th grader out of Ann...

Surging Wolverines, reeling Spartans set to meet in East Lansing on Sunday

The stage is set for the first of two extremely important meetings between the Michigan Wolverines and the Michigan State Spartans. Michigan (14-7, 4-4 Big Ten) is...

Week 18: Lakers and Huskies hit the road; Western Michigan enters the top 10

Week 18 is looking rather light around the Mitten. Three teams - Michigan, Michigan State and Northern Michigan - all have byes this weekend....
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Lawrence Tech to reinstate football program beginning in 2018

There was some big sporting news on a smaller scale made on Tuesday. Come the fall of 2018, the Southfield-based Lawrence Technological University will...

NCAA adds wrinkle to tournament selection process with mid-season revealings of top 16

Now here's your daily dose of some twist that could very well spark some conversation. On Tuesday, the NCAA Selection Committee, headed by Michigan...

Week 17: Spartans and Wolverines collide; Ferris and Tech face ranked WCHA foes

It was a very peculiar week across the board for all seven of our Division I college hockey programs in the Mitten, peculiar in...

Northern Michigan football player passes away shortly after workout

Northern Michigan lineman Anthony Herbert tragically passed away following a morning workout with his teammates, the school announced. https://twitter.com/NMU_Wildcats/status/821476503816990720 According to school officials, Herberg suffered a...

Michigan Roundup: Eastern flying high, Chips stub their toe, Detroit stuns Oakland

It's time to check in on how the Mitten-made mid-majors are doing since we last updated on their standing a couple weeks ago. Who...

WATCH: New WMU head coach Tim Lester has first team meeting

Just one day after being named the next head coach for Western Michigan, Tim Lester wasted no time getting together with his team for that...

Western Michigan hires Tim Lester as new head football coach

The Western Michigan Broncos have found their man to replace P.J. Fleck, who left to fill the vacant coaching job at Minnesota. https://twitter.com/WMU_Football/status/820056527230955520 Tim Lester, 39,...

Week 16: Lakers and Wildcats go another round; Western Michigan hosts top-ranked Denver

What's on tap around the Mitten this weekend? We have two struggling Big Ten teams facing daunting tasks on the road in conference play;...

Former LSU head coach Les Miles open to WMU job

The departure of P. J. Fleck from Western Michigan University has left the program with a lot of questions for the future. We have...

P. J. Fleck trying to bring “Row the Boat” to Minnesota

P. J. Fleck doesn't want to go quietly into the night. The former Western Michigan coach is now trying to bring his famous slogan...

Was Monday night’s Championship Game the best EVER?

College football fans have truly been spoiled each of the past two seasons. Not only have we gotten the same match-up in the final game...

JUST IN: Final AP College Football Top 25 Poll Released

On Monday night (early into Tuesday morning), the Clemson Tigers scored with :01 left in the game to beat the top-ranked and defending National...

2017 National Championship Game Preview

Game Preview Where: Raymond James Stadium, Tampa Bay, Florida When: 8:00 PM ET Spread: Alabama -6.5 Over/Under: 51 Broadcast: ESPN/ESPN2 & ESPN Radio, also simulcast on WatchESPN   The Rundown We have...

LOOK: 2018 College Football National Champion odds revealed

The college football season wraps up on Monday night when the Alabama Crimson Tide look to defend their National Championship in a rematch of...

Doomsday Report: 5 potential replacements for P.J. Fleck

P.J. Fleck has departed for "greener pastures." He has left behind a strong yet brief legacy at Western Michigan University. A steady improvement year...

BREAKING: No. 1 recruit Najee Harris makes college decision

One of the most talked about recruiting decisions in recent college football history has been that of the No. 1 recruit in the nation,...

Twitter reacts to University of Minnesota hiring P.J. Fleck

P.J. Fleck has become nothing short of a legend in Kalamazoo, Michigan since taking over as coach of the Western Michigan Broncos. After an incredible...

WMU’s ‘Row the Boat’ slogan will stay in K-Zoo

Western Michigan fans were thrown for a bit of a loop on Friday morning, when most woke up to the news that head coach...

JUST IN: P.J Fleck releases statement to Western Michigan community

On Friday, it was confirmed that P.J. Fleck was indeed leaving Western Michigan University to become the next head coach at the University of...

BREAKING: Western Michigan official confirms P.J. Fleck is leaving

On Thursday night, reports started to surface that Western Michigan's P.J. Fleck had reached an agreement to become the head coach at the University...

REPORT: P.J. Fleck to become Minnesota Golden Gophers head coach [UPDATED]

UPDATE 12:07 AM: According to Bruce Feldman of FOX Sports, sources of his have indicated that there is not a deal in place between...

Week 15: Spartans and Wildcats in dire need of victories; Broncos rolling after GLI...

The unofficial second half of college hockey began last weekend after roughly a three-week layoff for the holidays. For many of the Michigan teams,...

Report: Minnesota could be targeting P.J. Fleck as their next head coach

A bid at a perfect 14-0 season fell just short for the Western Michigan Broncos and head coach P.J. Fleck on Monday when they fell 24-16...

Top 2017 recruit and Michigan target Najee Harris to formally commit on Saturday

The No. 1 high school football prospect for the class of 2017 has made his decision... or at least a decision on when he...

WATCH: Broncos WR Corey Davis makes ridiculous TD catch fighting off two defenders

A key to success for the Western Michigan Broncos in 2016 has been that of superstar wide receiver Corey Davis. The freak athlete wideout did all...

Michigan Roundup: Chips, Eagles clash in MAC opener; OU ends 2016 on high note

Happy new year, Nation! When we last checked in on the five Mitten-made mid-majors, it was the final stretch of non-league games before the...

3 Keys to victory for Western Michigan in the Cotton Bowl

Kickoff in Arlington is just right around the weekend for the Western Michigan Broncos. They have a chance to cap off a perfect 14-0 season...

Week 14: GLI Preview, Ferris and NMU play in tournaments, Lakers head for Omaha

Where have ya been, Nation? No hockey to speak of for nearly three weeks! Well that all changes come this New Year's weekend as...

Previewing the 2016 Great Lakes Invitational at The Joe

The 52nd edition of the Great Lakes Invitational in the Motor City is here once again. This Thursday and Friday, one can head down...

Big Ten offers some info on officiating, but still not enough transparency

NOTE: The views expressed in this EDITORIAL do not necessarily reflect the views of Detroit Sports Nation or a majority of its writers and...
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WATCH: Meet the nation’s leading scorer, Central Michigan guard Marcus Keene

Remember when former Oakland basketball standout Kay Felder was flirting with being the nation's top scorer a year ago while also being the clear-cut leader...

Michigan Roundup: Detroit stops the bleeding; OU readies for tough stretch to close out...

The last time we checked in a couple weeks ago, among the major storylines revolving around the five Mitten-made mid-majors (say that five times...

Top 10 games in the 2016-17 bowl season

The 2016 College football season is coming to a close. We had a lot of shocking finishes, dominant performances, and even a little controversy...

Western Michigan WR Corey Davis named AP First-team All-American

There's a multitude of reasons why the Western Michigan Broncos are one of two undefeated teams left in college football and on their way to...

Michigan and Michigan State post record numbers of Academic All Big Ten players

The University of Michigan has a stellar reputation in both academics and athletics. Today, it was announced that the 2016 Michigan Wolverines football team has extended...

Week 11: Broncos, Bulldogs, Lakers and Spartans all face ranked foes

It's Week 11 in college hockey. Last week around the state of Michigan, five of the seven Division 1 teams picked up at least...