NCAA Football: Orange Bowl-Michigan vs Florida State

JUST IN: USA Today/Amway College Football Top 25 Coaches Poll revealed

With Week 1 of the 2017 college football season less than a month away, fans around the country are started to get just a bit excited about their favorite team's chances of earning a spot in this year's College...
NCAA Football: Penn State at Michigan

Michigan lands 4-Star OLB Cameron McGrone for 2018

With the college football season right around the corner, Jim Harbaugh and the University of Michigan football team has been busy with recruiting. On Monday, the Wolverines got a commitment from yet another high-profile player as outside linebacker Cameron McGrone announced...

Jim Harbaugh “didn’t like that feeling” of losing three of final four games in...

The 2016 season didn't end as expected for Jim Harbaugh and the Michigan Wolverines. After storming off to a 9-0 start, the team proceeded to lose two of their last three regular season games before falling short in the Orange...

Former Michigan CB Jourdan Lewis acquitted of domestic violence charges

Following his playing career at the University of Michigan and before getting his named called in the 2017 NFL Draft, news broke in March that former Wolverines defensive back Jourdan Lewis was facing charges of domestic violence. The charges stemmed...

Jim Harbaugh says starting quarterback will be named some time in fall camp

In the most Jim Harbaugh way imaginable, Michigan head coach Jim Harbaugh made his presence at Big Ten Media Day on Tuesday dressed as if he was getting ready to coach on a Saturday afternoon in Ann Arbor. He was...

Wilton Speight named to Davey O’Brien Award watch list

The Davey O'Brien Award is one that is always looked at a bit more than others come postseason. The honor is given annually to the nation's top quarterback. Michigan quarterback Wilton Speight was a semifinalist for the award a season...

LOOK: Bovada updates over/under on wins for Michigan and Michigan State

The DSN staff here recently laid out game-by-game predictions for both Michigan and Michigan State in the upcoming 2017 season. One writer who broke down the Wolverines' schedule has them pegged for another 10-win season in Ann Arbor. Yours...
NCAA Basketball: Michigan at Minnesota

LOOK: Michigan hoops finalizes non-conference slate for upcoming season

The Michigan Wolverines men's hoops team will open their 2017-18 season on Saturday, November 11 at home against North Florida. The game will be a 'mainland' game to kickstart the Maui Invitational before the Wolverines head for islands later...

Michigan LB Mike McCray tabbed to Butkus Award watch list

The Butkus Award is one of those unique honors that is given at all three major levels of football: professional, collegiate and high school. Named after an all-time great in Dick Butkus, this year's preseason list for college tabs...
NCAA Football: Orange Bowl-Michigan vs Florida State

Rashan Gary, Maurice Hurst named to Nagurski Trophy watch list

Both sophomore Rashan Gary and Maurice Hurst are expected to be the leaders on defense both on and off the fields for Michigan in 2017. This tandem has already been named to the Chuck Bednarik Award watch list for...

Michigan RB Drake Johnson to leave football program, instead will run track

The Michigan Wolverines will be minus one tailback come the fall. Redshirt senior Drake Johnson has announced that he will not play football this season and instead will pursue running track in the spring at the school. https://twitter.com/nickbaumgardner/status/887029589838573573 Johnson had been...

Former Michigan guard Andrew Dakich transfers to Ohio State for fifth year

In a surprise move, former University of Michigan guard Andrew Dakich will be using his fifth year of NCAA eligibility to play of Ohio State University. At the conclusion of last season, Dakich already planned on playing a fifth season, but...

Look Out College Football: Michigan’s Fab Five 2.0 Is Coming

In 1991, the University of Michigan basketball team brought in what is still considered to be one of the greatest recruiting classes of all-time. In fact, if you're a Michigan fan (and even if you're not) you can probably...
NCAA Football: Orange Bowl-Michigan vs Florida State

3 Biggest questions for Michigan heading into the 2017 season

Consecutive 10-win seasons for virtually any program in college football is deemed a big success. That has been the case for Michigan who, despite also finishing third place in their division each of the last two seasons as well,...

6 Lineman from Michigan schools named to Outland Trophy watch list

The latest preseason award watch list featuring players from Michigan-based programs is the Outland Trophy, given to the country's most outstanding interior lineman by the Football Writers Association of America. In total, 81 players across the nation have been named...

LOOK: Michigan Hockey finalizes non-conference schedule for next season

The 2017-18 schedule for the Michigan Wolverines on the ice is just about complete. Times and dates for all games have not been finalized, but we know who will be on the Wolverines' schedule. https://twitter.com/umichhockey/status/885586290686795777 It all begins on the final...
NCAA Football: Michigan State at Penn State

Wolverines’ Speight, Spartans’ Scott named to Maxwell Award watch list

The preseason award watch lists for the upcoming 2017 college football season continue to roll out in the month of July. It first started with the Chuck Bednarik Award -- given to the best defensive player -- which features...
NCAA Football: Orange Bowl-Michigan vs Florida State

2 Wolverines named to Bednarik Award preseason watch list

It's that time of the year when preseason watch lists for notable college football awards are being announced. These are all players that one should be looking at little bit closer at their respective positions throughout the season. The Chuck...

BREAKING: Michigan 4-star freshman DE Corey Malone-Hatcher to quit team

Unfortunately for all involved, Corey Malone-Hatcher, a 4-star DE out of Saint Joseph, MI has announced that he will no longer be playing for the University of Michigan football team. On Tuesday, Malone-Hatcher announced via his Twitter account that he...
NCAA Basketball: Big Ten Media Day

BREAKING: Top in-state hoops recruit Brandon Johns commits to Michigan

The top prep hoops recruit from the state of Michigan for the Class of 2018, PF Brandon Johns, despite being from East Lansing, has announced he will attend the University of Michigan. https://twitter.com/Brandon_Johns0/status/880456736053874688 Johns, who is listed at 6-feet-8, 206 pounds,...
NCAA Football: Penn State at Michigan

Michigan produced the most pro-ready talent across the four major sports in 2017

The athletics programs at the University of Michigan can develop and produce some of the best talent in the country and compete with any other school, there's simply no denying that fact. But this year specifically, those in Ann...
NCAA Basketball: NCAA Tournament-First Round-Michigan vs Oklahoma State

D.J. Wilson drafted 17th overall by Bucks; Irvin and Walton sign UFA deals

A total of three former Michigan basketball stars had their names entered into the 2017 NBA Draft pool. And of the three, only one heard their name called on Thursday. Former Wolverines big man D.J. Wilson, who foregone his senior...
NCAA Football: Michigan at Michigan State

Coach Jim Harbaugh recruiting former President Obama and R&B singer Usher to be honorary...

University of Michigan Wolverines football head coach Jim Harbaugh has proven throughout his career that he follows the mantra "go big or go home". His time as head coach at Michigan is certainly no different, and this upcoming season,...
NCAA Football: Michigan at Michigan State

Michigan considering a tri-city international spring practice in 2018

Michigan took a historic trip -- literally and figuratively speaking -- to Rome earlier this year for their spring football practice. They used their allotted practice time per NCAA rules to hold practices in local football (soccer) and rugby...
NCAA Football: Orange Bowl-Michigan vs Florida State

2017 Game-by-Game Predictions – Michigan Wolverines

Jim Harbaugh and the Michigan Wolverines made quite the splash in the offseason especially in terms of recruiting. 247Sports ranked Michigan’s incoming class at No. 5 overall in the nation. It’s a good thing, too. Michigan graduated quite a bit...
NCAA Football: Michigan at Michigan State

JUST IN: Michigan football to wear alternate uniforms in 2017

According to, the University of Michigan football coach Jim Harbaugh, the team will wear alternate uniforms at least once during the upcoming season. https://twitter.com/nickbaumgardner/status/870832453744812034 As you can see from the tweet above, Harbaugh helped to design the uniforms but would not...
NCAA Football: Maryland at Michigan

LOOK: Early point spreads for Michigan football in 2017 may surprise you

When the University of Michigan takes the field this fall, they will look much different than they did in 2016 as they will have to replace a plethora of players on both sides of the ball. That being said,...

Michigan narrowly makes NCAA Tournament, heads for Chapel Hill Regional

With the dust settled in the conference tournaments, the 64-team field for the NCAA Division I Baseball Tournament is set. And among the 64 recipients are the Michigan Wolverines, who just snuck into the field as one of the...

Michigan lands commit from 4-star Traverse City West OT Ryan Hayes

The University of Michigan has reportedly landed its second commit from the state of Michigan in the last week. Per Steve Wiltfong of 247Sports, Traverse City West offensive tackle Ryan Hayes, a 4-star prospect, has pledged to the Wolverines. https://twitter.com/SWiltfong247/status/868598816194404353 Hayes...

Jim Harbaugh fires back at Bradon Jacobs following moronic comments

On Thursday, former NFL running back Brandon Jacobs barfed out some moronic comments about his former coach, Jim Harbaugh. Jacobs, while on Tiki Barber's show, said Harbaugh "did not know what he was doing" when he was coaching the San...
NCAA Football: Maryland at Michigan

Former 49ers running back says Jim Harbaugh was clueless

Every since Jim Harbaugh left the NFL to become the head coach at the University of Michigan, he has been in the spotlight. Many think Harbaugh is the perfect fit for Michigan and that it is just a matter...
NCAA Basketball: NCAA Tournament-First Round-Michigan vs Oklahoma State

REPORT: D.J. Wilson not returning to Michigan, will stay in NBA Draft

Wednesday marked the deadline for all players with college eligibility remaining to decide whether or not they want to remain committed to the NBA Draft, or return to school. Michigan saw two of its big men -- D.J. Wilson...
NCAA Basketball: NCAA Tournament-Second Round

Moe Wagner pulls out of NBA Draft, will return to Michigan for junior year

When University of Michigan basketball big man Moritz Wagner made the announcement that he was considering entering the NBA Draft, Michigan fans were rightfully nervous. However, fans of the Wolverines can now relax as Wagner has announced he will return to the...
NCAA Football: Penn State at Michigan

Grand Rapids Catholic Central 4-star OT Jalen Mayfield commits to Michigan

Prior to Tuesday, the University of Michigan had eight commits for the Class of 2018 in football. They added their ninth, and second from the state of Michigan, as 4-star offensive tackle Jalen Mayfield announced his pledge to the...
NCAA Football: Orange Bowl-Michigan vs Florida State

Former Ohio State player’s mother trolls Jim Harbaugh after he delivers calf

On Monday, news broke (Lord help us) that University of Michigan head coach Jim Harbaugh was in the headlines once again for something that has absolutely nothing to do with football. In case you missed it, Harbaugh found his way...

Got Milk? Jim Harbaugh delivers calf on farm

Jim Harbaugh seems to be everywhere lately but this one might be a little different. The Michigan Wolverines head football coach helped deliver a calf at Fair Oaks Farms in Indiana on Monday. https://twitter.com/CoachJim4UM/status/866661610542288896 What a guy.

NCAA Baseball: No. 17 Michigan looks to pad resume in Big Ten Tournament

The 2017 college baseball season is in the rear view mirror and it is time to prep for the postseason. And with the Big Ten Tournament on the horizon, it's time to handicap the field. A lot of eyes will...
NCAA Basketball: Ohio at Georgia Tech

Michigan transfer Jaaron Simmons withdraws name from NBA Draft

Late last month, former Ohio guard Jaaron Simmons announced that he was transferring to the University of Michigan as a college graduate for his final year of playing eligibility. However, that decision was in limbo due to Simmons having...

JUST IN: Michigan-Ohio State Game moving to new channel

The Michigan-Ohio State rivalry will have a new television home this year as Fox will televise "The Game." Previously, ESPN/ABC had televised the rivalry. In 2016, Fox acquired rights to Big Ten game with tier one rights, which means they get...
NCAA Football: Penn State at Michigan

Michigan wide receiver announces position change for 2017

When Drake Harris was recruited out of Grand Rapids Christian High School in Grand Rapids, MI, he was not only considered to be one of the top prep receivers in the state of Michigan but one of the best...

NCAA Softball: A preview of the tournament field; Michigan heads for Seattle

The field of 64 for the 2017 NCAA Women's Softball Tournament was revealed late Sunday night, with plenty of familiar faces back in the dance. Among those is Michigan, who punched their ticket to a Regional for a 23rd...

MUST SEE: Red Hot Chili Peppers drummer trolls Columbus crowd with rendition of ‘The...

If you are a University of Michigan fan and were not already a fan of the Red Hot Chili Peppers, you are about to become one after watching the video that follows. On Sunday night, the Red Hot Chili Peppers...
NCAA Football: Penn State at Michigan

WATCH: 4-star QB Joe Milton commits to Michigan for 2018 with hype video

The Michigan Wolverines landed their first quarterback prospect for the Class of 2018 on Sunday. Announcing his pledge to the Wolverines was 4-star pro-style QB Joe Milton (Orlando, FL), doing so in style with this video: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=peAbJNku2UU&feature=youtu.be&ab_channel=SpencerClark https://twitter.com/Qbjayy7/status/861570386722516992 Milton (6-6, 222 pounds)...

Michigan hoops grad Andrew Dakich to play fifth season at Quinnipiac

After earning his degree from the University of Michigan School of Kinesiology, former Wolverines basketball walk-on Andrew Dakich has formally committed to playing his fifth season at Quinnipiac University, and will be eligible to play next season. https://twitter.com/_ZachShaw/status/860613124059279360 https://twitter.com/daycheck3/status/860603593224839173 Dakich, son of former...
NCAA Football: Orange Bowl-Michigan vs Florida State

LOOK: Michigan football finalizes schedules for 2018 and ’19 seasons

Michigan last season posted a second consecutive 10-3 season in the second year under head coach Jim Harbaugh. The Wolverines however fell to Florida State in a thrilling Orange Bowl to end the season, 33-32. Michigan since then has seen...
NCAA Football: Penn State at Michigan

LOOK: New ‘Fab 5’ Air Jordan shoes released for University of Michigan

The world of college basketball has the University of Michigan to thank for modernizing the game. Specifically, a group of players called The Fab Five. Chris Webber, Juwan Howard, Jimmy King, Ray Jackson, and Jalen Rose joined forces at Michigan as freshmen...

MUST SEE: Michigan Football tweets out epic “Thank You” video following Rome trip

In case you have not heard (none of you), Jim Harbaugh recently took the University of Michigan football team on an epic spring trip to Rome. While there, the team was able to tour some of the most famous...
NCAA Football: Orange Bowl-Michigan vs Florida State

Florida State assistant coach trolls Michigan on Twitter

Boy, talk about shots fired! The recently completed NFL Draft saw the University of Michigan lead all schools with 11 players selected, including two in the first round for the first time since 2005. This means that since returning to...
NCAA Basketball: 2K Classic-Michigan vs Southern Methodist

Michigan grad Mark Donnal transferring to Clemson

It was roughly about a month ago when Michigan senior Mark Donnal announced that he would transfer from the University of Michigan following his graduation. Per the NCAA rules regarding basketball transfers, Donnal would be eligible to play immediately...
NCAA Basketball: Ohio at Georgia Tech

Former Ohio guard Jaaron Simmons transferring to Michigan

The University of Michigan hoops program could be entering next season with an entirely new starting five. With the graduation of seniors Derrick Walton Jr. and Zak Irvin, along with the premature exits of junior D.J. Wilson and Moe...
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Ameer Abdullah Could Be Key to Lions Season

One of the positions Lions fans will be keeping their eye on very closely this weekend in their second preseason game against the Jets,...

Oh My! Dick Enberg Returns for Tigers-Dodgers Telecast

Michigan native and Hall of Fame broadcaster Dick Enberg will be back home on Sunday to receive a lifetime achievement award, and to return...

REPORT: Justin Upton planning to stay in Detroit after this season

Justin Upton has been one of the bright spots for the Detroit Tigers this season. In a season that most would like to forget, finally...

EDITORIAL – Hey Golden Tate: How You Can Stand Up without...

NOTE: The views expressed in this EDITORIAL do not necessarily reflect the views of Detroit Sports Nation or a majority of its writers and...

FLASHBACK: Rod Allen chases Japanese pitcher after being hit by pitch

Anyone who is remotely familiar with Detroit Tigers baseball is well-aware of the work and/or history of Rod Allen. The former big leaguer and current...
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