PREVIEW: Michigan vs. Indiana

Michigan vs. Indiana (Michigan’s homecoming)  Where: Michigan Stadium, Ann Arbor MI  When: 3:30 pm on BTN/ESPN radio It’s Homecoming weekend in Ann Arbor, and that means a flood of an alumni will be in town to celebrate their glorious college years with family and friends. Homecoming weekend is filled with school spirit and tradition as … Read more

U-M president Schlissel accepts AD Dave Brandon’s resignation, appoints Jim Hackett

Brandon’s tenure as the University of Michigan athletic director ended Friday, amid growing controversy over his attitude toward fans and Michigan’s traditions. University President Mark Schlissel announced at a news conference that Brandon had resigned. “I have appointed Jim Hackett to serve as interim director of athletics immediately.” Schlissel said. #umich President @DrMarkSchlissel appoints Jim … Read more

U-M athletic director Dave Brandon resigns

Sources are telling both ESPN and the Detroit Free Press that Dave Brandon will be resigning his position as Athletic Director at the University of Michigan. BREAKING: University of Michigan AD Dave Brandon will resign. (via @McMurphyESPN) — SportsCenter (@SportsCenter) October 31, 2014 A news conference has been scheduled for 1:30 PM by the … Read more

Ex-Wolverine Stauskas starts warm, cools in NBA debut

Former University of Michigan sharpshooter Nik Stauskas made his NBA début Wednesday night, quickly learning the challenging ebb and flow that can come along with the professional game. Drafted 8th overall by the Sacramento Kings, the 2014 Big Ten Player of the Year made his first NBA appearance by playing the role of sixth man in the … Read more

U of M Regents to discuss the Shane Morris incident, Brandon’s future

The hit that concussed Shane Morris a few weeks ago has continued to be felt on the U of M Campus, long after the ringing in Morris’ ears has stopped. From the way Brady Hoke handled the situation on field, to the way Athletic Director David Brandon handled the aftermath, this whole situation has given … Read more

GAMEDAY: Purdue at Michigan

  Penn State (4-1, 1-1 Big Ten) AT  Michigan (2-4, 0-2 Big Ten) Oct. 11 Penn State Caesars– Hilton  MGM– Mirage Stations  4 p.m.  at Michigan Favorite MICH   MICH   Point spread -1 -1 Total 41½o/u 41o/u 42o/u   Total money line -110 -110 -110   [dc_social_wall id=”14944″]

Michigan president issues statement on football team, Shane Morris

University of Michigan President Mark Schlissel made a statement on Tuesday afternoon regarding the recent failure of the Michigan Football program to properly assess the health of QB Shane Morris. The statement was NOT released at 1 AM, like Athletic Director Dave Brandon’s was, so at least there’s a positive. The statement from this afternoon reads: “As … Read more

Amid concussion scandal Michigan, students start petition to remove Dave Brandon

Amid the Shane Morris debacle Michigan students start a petition, and plan a rally against AD Dave Brandon.   After the late night announcement that QB Shane Morris did in fact have a concussion during Saturday’s game against Minnesota, It appears the student body is fed up with athletic director Dave Brandon. Students have started … Read more

U of M releases medical statement on QB Shane Morris… at 1am

This has turned into an utter disaster in Ann Arbor. What an absolute joke. U of M has officially released a statement regarding the process in which QB Shane Morris was allowed to continue play in Saturday’s loss to Minnesota. The statement from Athletic Director Dave Brandon is as follows: “Ultimate responsibility for the health and … Read more

Brady Hoke mishandled Shane Morris and should be fired for it

There was sophomore quarterback Shane Morris on Saturday against Minnesota limping around the field, clearly hurt and had limited mobility due to an injury in the 3rd quarter. With the Michigan Wolverines football team getting blown out again, the logical idea would to take Morris out and put in Devin Gardner. Instead, head coach Brady … Read more

Michigan drops B1G opener, loses Little Brown Jug

After a bad loss last week at home against Utah that including a long rain delay, the Michigan Wolverines faced a slew of questions. Is Devin Gardner the right quarterback for the job? Should Shane Morris take over? Is Brady Hoke’s job on the line? Those questions had to be answered quickly as B1G play … Read more

Michigan and Minnesota battle for the Little Brown Jug

Michigan and Minnesota once again will be battling for the “Little Brown Jug.” It is one of the oldest rivalries in college football, and the Big Ten conference. The rivalry between Michigan football and Minnesota football has been brewing since 1892, but could be in danger with Michigan and Minnesota not guaranteed yearly matchups. Michigan … Read more

UPDATE: MichiganpPulls embarassing Coca-Cola promotion

UPDATE: The U of M athletic department released a statement a short time ago saying the promotion with Coca-Cola was a “misunderstanding”. Here is the official statement: “Coke is a great partner of ours and had purchased a limited block of tickets for the Minnesota game for a Coke retail activation aimed at Michigan students. Due … Read more

Wolverines, Longhorns agree to home-and-home football series

Michigan and Texas have agreed to a home-and-home series in football. The only previous meeting between the two storied programs came in the 2005 Rose Bowl. “A match-up of this magnitude doesn’t come along all that often, and when it does it’s special for both programs and the great fans that support each institution,” Michigan … Read more