2018 DSN Big Ten Power Rankings – Week 7

Much like the College Football Playoff Committee, I don’t believe in doing rankings before any meaningful games have been played.  Unlike them, this committee of one is far too impatient to wait any longer. In fact, I did a preliminary conference ranking last week. It turned out to be a fruitful exercise with a whopping … Read more

BREAKING: No. 2 Michigan State knocks off Wisconsin to clinch outright Big Ten title

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The Michigan State Spartans went into Madison and knocked off the Wisconsin Badgers by a 68-63 final score to clinch the outright Big Ten regular season title on Sunday afternoon. Embed from Getty Images The Spartans had already clinched at least a share of the championship with an 81-61 victory over Illinois on Tuesday night … Read more

BREAKING: College Football Playoff pairings revealed

Based on how the second-to-last College Football Playoff rankings came out last Tuesday (11/28), the selection committee had it virtually set up so that if teams took care of business, it’d make for an easy selection Sunday. It also presented a route for potentially utter chaos. Turns out, there was not nearly as much chaos … Read more

3 Takeaways from Michigan’s tough loss to Wisconsin

NCAA Football: Penn State at Michigan

The game started off very promising for the young Wolverines in Madison. However, things went downhill quick after Brandon Peters was knocked out of the game. Big Ten games are typically won in the trenches and on the ground and Wisconsin won both. As Michigan’s rushing attack struggled to get anything going, Wisconsin was able … Read more

INJURY UPDATE: Brandon Peters treated for head injury

University of Michigan quarterback Brandon Peters was injured during the second half of the loss to the Wisconsin Badgers. The redshirt freshman was taken off of the field on a rescue cart while his teammates took a knee around him. At the time the details of the injury were unknown. Speculation included shoulder separation, a broken collarbone, or a … Read more

Wisconsin players have message for Michigan players as they walk off field

On Saturday, Michigan squared off against Wisconsin in a meaningful game for both teams. The Wolverines were looking to pick up their first big win of the season while the Badgers had the goal of remaining undefeated on the season. In the first half, Michigan looked like the better team as they outgained Wisconsin 169-99 … Read more

LOOK: Twitter explodes after referees steal TD from Michigan

The Michigan Wolverines are facing a tough test on the road against the Wisconsin Badgers today. In the second quarter, Donovan Peoples-Jones appeared to make a touchdown catch on a fade thrown by Brandon Peters. The call on the field was an incomplete pass due to DPJ having his right foot out of bounds. Even though his left foot … Read more

WTF!! Michigan gets absolutely screwed on touchdown review vs. Wisconsin

For Michigan to beat undefeated Wisconsin on Saturday, most agreed the Wolverines had to play their best game of the season against the Badgers. Little did they know, Michigan would also be playing against the referees. Embed from Getty Images Trailing 7-0 in the second quarter, Wolverines quarterback Brandon Peters hooked up with Donovan Peoples-Jones … Read more

LOOK: Wisconsin fans try to troll Jim Harbaugh with College GameDay signs, fail miserably

For those of you who have been following ESPN’s College GameDay over the years, you have probably come to realize the only real reason to watch is the signs. Each week, fans get to the GameDay location bright and early, hoping to grab the perfect location so their “epic” sign can get on television for … Read more

Former Michigan star Jourdan Lewis reminds Wisconsin of one thing prior to Saturday’s game

NCAA Football: Penn State at Michigan

Today, at high noon, the No. 19 Michigan Wolverines (AP Poll) will square off against the undefeated and No. 5 ranked Wisconsin Badgers. Though the Wolverines chances of winning the Big Ten East are very slim at this point, that does not mean they will not be fired up to spoil the Badgers hopes of … Read more

Has Michigan really improved? Or have they just beat up on bad competition?

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. Ah, that feeling when reality smacks you in the face. We, … Read more

3 Keys to a Michigan upset victory at Wisconsin

Michigan (8-2, 5-2 Big Ten) will be back in action this Saturday, when they hit the road to take on the Wisconsin Badgers (10-0, 7-0 Big Ten). The Wolverines, newcomers to the College Football Playoff rankings this week, still have an outside chance to win the Big Ten should they upend the No. 5 Badgers. This … Read more

FLASHBACK: Michigan downs Wisconsin on game-winning FG from Hayden Epstein

Ever since the Big Ten expanded to 12 and eventually 14 teams in recent years, programs within the league do not have the luxury of playing every team every year in football. The cross-divisional games are largely random. This is quite evident when it comes to Michigan and Wisconsin playing one another. The two played … Read more

JUST IN: Point spread released for Michigan vs. Wisconsin

This coming Saturday, Jim Harbaugh, and his Michigan Wolverines will be in Madison as they prepare to take on the Wisconsin Badgers. According to Bovada, Wisconsin is currently a 7.5 point favorite over Michigan. The Over/Under for the game has not yet been released. Embed from Getty Images Since getting blown out by Penn State, … Read more