Western Michigan University suspends all athletic activities

Western Michigan University has made the call today to suspend all athletic activity after several positive COVID-19 tests across multiple teams were reported. WMU Associate Athletic Director Robin Hook confirmed the news. “I don’t have the info on how many are being quarantined, but it’s not just football,” Hook said. “There are quarantines for several … Read more

GAME DAY: Michigan Wolverines afternoon matchup against Northwestern

Make no bones about it.  The Michigan Wolverines must win today’s matchup against Northwestern in a big way. The Michigan Wolverines arrived in Evanston, Illinois yesterday afternoon, in preparation for today’s matchup against the Northwestern Wildcats.  Although the Wolverines enter this game as heavy favorites (-28) on a five-game win streak (2011-2015), they cannot overlook their … Read more

LOOK: Michigan vs. Western Michigan point-spread revealed

On Saturday night, the Michigan Wolverines entered Notre Dame Stadium with the hopes of picking up their first road victory against a ranked team since 2006. Unfortunately, Notre Dame had other plans as they jumped out to a 21-3 lead before holding on for a 24-17 win. Up next for the Wolverines is the Western Michigan … Read more

List of players with Michigan ties who were selected in the MLB Draft

While it does not get nearly the public and media recognition for a number of reasons, the MLB first-year player draft is always an exciting time in the sport, especially for clubs as they welcome in a new wave of prospects to their organization. Here in Michigan, meanwhile, it is always refreshing to see some … Read more

NFL Draft Roundup: Players from state of Michigan who were drafted or signed

The NFL Draft has come and gone. Of the 256 draft selections made from Thursday through Saturday, a total of seven players from schools in the state of Michigan were formally drafted this weekend, plus a whole host of others who went undrafted later signed with teams. Add in all the players from the mitten that … Read more

Mittens’ Mitten Roundup – Players who have signed pro contracts so far

Now that the 2017-18 college hockey season is in the rearview mirror, it is decision time for players around the country, including here in the mitten, regarding their futures as a pro. Let’s take a look at the players here in the state of Michigan who have decided to ink pro contracts and continue their … Read more

Mittens’ Mitten Roundup – College Hockey, Week 24

You know what’s great about these articles? We go as the teams go. And as it stands now, four teams are still alive and well heading into this weekend. We saw two more casualties this past weekend: Ferris State (14-23-1) and Michigan State (12-22-2). The former WCHA 6-seed Bulldogs were bounced by 3-seed and No. … Read more

Mittens’ Mitten Roundup – College Hoops, Week 18

All good things must come to an end at some point. And we’re looking at our final hoops roundup of the season. Thanks a ton to those who enjoy the content. First, let’s congratulate Michigan on another impressive showing in the Big Ten Tournament to earn a second straight conference tournament title heading into the … Read more

Mittens’ Mitten Roundup – College Hockey, Week 23

Few things, if any, are better than playoff hockey. Any Michigander will vouch for that. It goes for the college kids as well, and the postseason for many of the mitten-made teams begins this weekend. The Big Ten and WCHA begin their three-week conference tournaments this week, while the NCHC wraps up their regular season. … Read more

Mittens’ Mitten Roundup – College Hoops, Week 17

Selection Sunday is two weeks away. Will your favorite mitten team make the dance? Mittens says if they’re not Spartans or Wolverines… they’re only making it by winning their conference tourney. Both the Big Ten and Horizon League begin their league tournaments and I’m glad this early start is just a one-time deal for the … Read more

Mittens’ Mitten Roundup – College Hockey, Week 22

We’ve reached the finish line… well, mostly. Six of the seven college hockey teams here in the mitten wrap up their regular seasons this weekend and conference tournaments for our Big Ten and WCHA contingent will begin next weekend. And just about every game we have here in the mitten this week has major playoff … Read more

Mittens’ Mitten Roundup – College Hoops, Week 16

Wait, this is our last regular season hoops roundup of the year? It feels like conference play just started a week or two ago. Yes, sir, the college hoops season is coming to a close. In fact, both the Big Ten and Horizon League representatives here in the mitten wrap up their regular seasons this … Read more

Mittens’ Mitten Roundup – College Hockey, Week 21

The mitten is heating up and so is the action on ice here. Mitten teams have anywhere from two to six games left on the schedule and regardless who you root for, every shift and every play counts toward making a strong finish towards the end. It’ll be a limited schedule here again this weekend. … Read more

Mittens’ Mitten Roundup – College Hoops, Week 15

One month from this past Sunday, the field of 68 for the NCAA Division I Men’s Basketball Tournament will be revealed. In fact, it was on Sunday that the selection committee revealed a sneak peek of who the top 16 teams in the tournament — top four in each region — would be if the … Read more

Mittens’ Mitten Roundup – College Hockey, Week 20

We’ve got more enticing hockey here in the mitten this week. Without question, the focal point will be a reunion of rivals in the Big Ten, in which one of the two games in the series will take place in downtown Detroit. Exempt from this week’s mitten hockey coverage will be Ferris State (12-19-1) and … Read more

Mittens’ Mitten Roundup – College Hoops, Week 14

Now with Super Bowl LII in our rear-view mirror, the sports focus turns to college hoops and what should be an exciting finish to the regular season; one that has already been completely unpredictable. This week in the mitten, the trio of Mid-American programs look to continue making one final push; and a colossal top-5 … Read more