Ohio Governor Mike DeWine challenges Michigan Governor Gretchen Whitmer to bet on ‘The Game’

Michigan

This coming Saturday, everything in Michigan and Ohio will stop for a few hours when the Michigan Wolverines host the Ohio State Buckeyes at The Big House in Ann Arbor. Two people who will certainly be tuning in are Ohio Governor Mike DeWine and Michigan Governor Gretchen Whitmer, who have a bet on the game. … Read more

Michigan Governor Gretchen Whitmer trolls Ohio State in Certificate of Proclamation

On Wednesday, Michigan Governor Gretchen Whitmer released a Certificate of Proclamation in which she declares Saturday, November 27th as “M” Day. The Proclamation, of course, was put out because of Saturday’s huge matchup between Michigan and Ohio State. In the Proclamation, which features all capital Ms, Whitmer also took the opportunity to troll the Buckeyes … Read more

Michigan to lift outdoor restrictions beginning June 1

We’re one step closer to normal. Beginning on June 1, the state of Michigan will be removing all outdoor capacity restrictions at sporting events, meaning that fans can start packing Comerica Park this summer, and Michigan Stadium and Spartan Stadium in the fall. Additionally, indoor spaces like gyms and casinos will be increasing their capacity … Read more

MHSAA to ignore Governor Whitmer’s suggestion for two-week pause

On Friday, Governor Gretchen Whitmer held a press conference to discuss the current state of affairs when it comes to COVID-19 in the state of Michigan. During the presser, Whitmer suggested a two-week pause for youth sports, which includes high school sports in the state. Well, according to MHSAA Executive Director Mark Uyl, high school … Read more

Local beat writer urges Gov. Whitmer to allow more fans in Comerica Park for Opening Day

A new state health order in Michigan is set to take effect this Friday, and included among the directives from Gov. Gretchen Whitmer are updated fan capacities for sports venues. “As we continue our vaccine rollout and make steady progress against the virus, we are taking additional incremental steps to re-engage to ensure we are … Read more

Michigan Gov. Gretchen Whitmer discusses high school contact sports

Michigan Gov. Gretchen Whitmer isn’t comfortable with allowing high school contact sports to begin at this point, especially with the identification of a new COVID-19 variant in a cluster at the University of Michigan. During a press conference earlier today, Whitmer said she and health officials are monitoring the numbers while also understanding the concerns … Read more

Gov. Whitmer signs bill allowing college athletes to earn money

A new law set to go into effect in 2023 will soon allow collegiate athletes in Michigan to profit from their likeness for the first time in state history. They’ll soon be able to enter endorsement deals, accept gifts without fear of punishment, and hire agents. Governor Gretchen Whitmer signed the bipartisan legislation earlier today. … Read more

Gov. Gretchen Whitmer trolls Detroit Lions during latest COVID-19 briefing [Video]

On Thursday, Governor Gretchen Whitmer held a press conference to give the latest update on the COVID-19 pandemic and how it is impacting the state of Michigan. During the presser, while expressing her concerns about multiple families gathering together on Thanksgiving Day, he took the opportunity to troll the Detroit Lions. “The more people we … Read more

Gov. Gretchen Whitmer says there will not be special exception for Detroit Lions

NFL: Green Bay Packers at Detroit Lions

The hope is that we will eventually see fans in the stands for a Detroit Lions game at Ford Field at some point this season but it will not be because Gov. Gretchen Whitmer makes an exception. Embed from Getty Images Whitmer’s latest COVID-related orders allow movie theaters and bowling alleys to open but it … Read more

Gov. Whitmer’s mask order applies to Big Ten, but may be changed

NCAA Football: Big Ten Championship-Iowa vs Michigan State

The Big Ten voted earlier this week to resume the college football season that had originally been postponed due to COVID-19. However, there will be safety protocols and measures in place, and among them will be the requirement for athletes to wear facemarks. Embed from Getty Images Michigan Gov. Gretchen Whitmer‘s office plans on discussing … Read more

President Trump suggests Big Ten could play without Michigan, Illinois, and Maryland

There have been several notable critics of the Big Ten’s decision to postpone their football season due to concerns over the COVID-19 pandemic that’s turned the sports world upside down in 2020. Among the more notable outspoken voices calling for an immediate return to play include Michigan Wolverines head coach Jim Harbaugh, who participated in … Read more

Michigan high school football reinstated by Gov. Whitmer

On Thursday, Governor Gretchen Whitmer announced that fall sports for Michigan high schools, including football, have been reinstated. According to reports, the high school football season will begin Sept. 17-18 with the Week 4 schedule. High school football is back! Will begin Sept. 17-18 with Week 4 schedule. Everyone in the state playoffs. Volleyball, soccer … Read more

Detroit Lions team president Rod Wood releases statement in response to Gov. Whitmer’s executive order

On Thursday, Michigan Governor Gretchen Whitmer signed an executive order which says professional sports are allowed to resume in the state. On Friday, Detroit Lions team president Rod Wood released the following statement in response to the executive order. Nation, do you think there will be fans in the stands for football at Ford Field … Read more

Michigan Gov. Gretchen Whitmer’s executive order paves way for return of Michigan sports

Sports in the state of Michigan and across the world were put on hold a few months back thanks to the spread of the novel coronavirus, otherwise known as COVID-19. And now, Michigan is laying the groundwork to officially let sports resume, though fans won’t be present just yet. Gov. Gretchen Whitmer released the following … Read more