Can Michigan AND Michigan State play in Detroit to open March Madness?

The calendar has turned to March. Let the madness begin. With Selection Sunday just a few days away, tickets to the dance are being punched left and right. Michigan is among a dozen teams to have won their conference tournament already after taking down Purdue in the Big Ten Championship last Sunday in Madison Square … Read more

Reactions about Purdue University medical team range from surprised to nonexistent

Bobby Speight caused quite a stir in the college football world yesterday. The father of Michigan quarterback Wilton Speight went public with his description of the Purdue University medical team and its capabilities when his son was injured in a September football game. Today many of the key characters involved took to the Internet to respond to the Speight family’s … Read more

Father of Wilton Speight calls handling of son’s injury at Purdue a “train wreck”

Michigan is not having the season that most expected in 2017. Much of that has to do with a less than desirable offense, especially in the passing game. Michigan’s troubles throwing the ball came front and center after starter Wilton Speight was injured during the third game of the season on the road against the Purdue Boilermakers. … Read more

Jim Harbaugh upset over “egregious” hit on Wilton Speight, “cramped” Purdue facilities

NCAA Football: Michigan at Ohio State

Michigan narrowly avoided a scare on the road this past weekend against Purdue, outscoring the Boilermakers 21-0 in the second half to secure a 28-10 victory and improve to 4-0. But head coach Jim Harbaugh was less than pleased, to say the least, following the game regarding a couple of things. The biggest of which … Read more

3 Biggest takeaways from the Michigan Wolverines’ 28-10 win over Purdue

Michigan went on the road to begin Big Ten play and topped Purdue 28-10 on Saturday. As has been the case all season, they started slow and finished strong. Michigan remains perfect, improving to 4-0 on the season. Here are the top three takeaways from the Michigan win over the Boilermakers. SPEIGHT OUT, O’KORN IN … Read more

3 Keys for a Michigan victory on the road at Purdue

NCAA Football: Penn State at Michigan

The Michigan Wolverines are 3-0 this season. Having made it through the non-conference portion of the season unscathed, it’s time for the Maize and Blue to turn their attention to the Big Ten. This weekend the Wolverines travel to Indiana for a matchup with the upstart Purdue Boilermakers. Purdue is led by Jeff Brohm and is off to a … Read more

LOOK: Opening spreads for Michigan-Purdue and Notre Dame-Michigan State revealed

The opening lines have been released for Week 4 of college football. Both Michigan and Michigan State pose some difficult tasks next weekend, for different reasons. The Wolverines, who are coming off a rather pedestrian but winning performance at home against Air Force on Saturday, open up as favorites on the road against Purdue. Michigan … Read more

AP POLL: Michigan slips after sluggish performance vs. Air Force

The AP Top-25 poll for Week 4 has been released, and the Michigan Wolverines have lost a bit of ground following yet another sluggish offensive performance over the weekend. Despite their undefeated record of 3-0, the Wolverines now sit at number 8 after yesterday’s victory against Air Force. The offense once again failed to impress, … Read more

College Five: The games to watch in Week 3 of college football

Things started to fall into place for the College Football Playoff picture in Week 2. Clemson showed their defense hadn’t missed a beat, Baker Mayfield staked (HA!) his claim for the Heisman, Notre Dame continued to flounder, and USC finally overcame a dreaded rival in Stanford. What will we have in store for Week 3? … Read more

Michigan State to honor Jud Heathcote with jersey patches, tribute game vs. Purdue

The Michigan State family and the college basketball community lost a giant icon last August when former Spartans head coach Jud Heathcote passed away at the age of 90. Heathcote spent the latter 19 of his 24 seasons as a college basketball coach at MSU, compiling 340 of his 420 career coaching wins with the … Read more

Previewing the Big Ten Tournament: Favorites and sleepers, and who has work left to do

Big Ten

After another wild Big Ten conference season, all 14 teams are getting ready to make one last stand in the league tournament in Washington D.C. this week. After 2+ months of action, the Big Ten proved to be a very deep and competitive league once again. But some pundits, and rightfully so, would ultimately say … Read more

Spike Albrecht on Michigan: ‘I’ll always consider it my home’

NCAA Basketball: Rutgers at Purdue

From 2012-2015, Spike Albrecht played in 116 basketball games for the University of Michigan before announcing he was calling his career short due to injury. During his time in Wolverines uniform, Albrecht had some memorable moments, including being named a team co-captain prior to the 2014-2015 season. But no moment of his was more memorable than … Read more

WR C.J. Hayes flips from Purdue to Michigan State

Three-star wide receiver C.J. Hayes has committed to Michigan State after being previously committed to Purdue, according to This comes two days after the Spartans lost a wide receiver to a decommitment. I can confirm South Warren wide receiver CJ Hayes flips from Purdue to Michigan State. — Dominique Yates (@RealDYates) January 31, … Read more

Tom Izzo following Tuesday’s loss to Purdue: ‘I don’t care about the fan base’

On Tuesday, Michigan State had a golden opportunity at home as they played one of the top teams in the Big Ten, the Purdue Boilermakers. Unfortunately, for the Spartans and their fan base, Purdue was just too much to handle as the Boilermakers outscored MSU by 11 in the second half to win 84-73. The … Read more

P.J. Fleck reportedly close to signing extension with Western Michigan

The hottest name on the college football coaching market is that of Western Michigan head football coach. And since capping off an undefeated regular season and a MAC championship, Fleck has been on the radar of every team with a coaching vacancy. However, it appears that the 36-year-old Fleck is set to stay put in … Read more

Scrutiny of officials working ‘The Game’ continues, Jim Delany stays quiet

NOTE: The views expressed in this EDITORIAL do not necessarily reflect the views of Detroit Sports Nation or a majority of its writers and should not be misconstrued as such. The views contained within are the views of the author and the author alone. The internet has been in an uproar about the officials that … Read more