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Michigan Rides Running Back's Career Day Passed Purdue

AP | By LARRY LAGE | Posted 12.29.2011 | Sports

ANN ARBOR, Mich. -- Fitzgerald Toussaint ran for a career-high 170 yards and two touchdowns to lead No. 17 Michigan to a 36-14 win over Purdue on Satu...

Penn State, Michigan and Schools That Get No BCS Respect

Posted 12.25.2011 | Sports

We’re heading into Week 9 of the 2011 college football season already, and there are teams with real BCS hopes that are being disrespected by the st...

Michigan State Beats Michigan For Fourth Straight Time

AP | NOAH TRISTER | Posted 12.15.2011 | Sports

EAST LANSING, Mich. — Jerel Worthy and his Michigan State teammates charged across the field, holding four fingers in the air while celebrating ...

Michigan QB Has Twitter Hacked By Ex-Girlfriend?

Posted 12.06.2011 | Sports

It seems that the Twitter account of University of Michigan quarterback Denard Robinson was hacked late Thursday morning. A series of angry messages p...

Michigan Earns Most Lopsided Win Since 2000

AP | LARRY LAGE | Posted 12.01.2011 | Sports

ANN ARBOR, Mich. — Denard Robinson gave his feet a break and put his arm to work. Robinson threw for two scores as part of an efficient passing...

Michigan QB Dominates In Easy Win

AP | LARRY LAGE | Posted 11.24.2011 | Sports

ANN ARBOR, Mich. — Michigan got off to a strong start Saturday for a change. Denard Robinson led the way – naturally....

WATCH: Grandmothers Shotgun Beers At UMich Tailgate

Posted 11.21.2011 | College

In other news, two grandmothers shotgunned beers at a recent University of Michigan football tailgate. They were better at shotgunning beers than eith...

Fans Help Save Man's Life At Notre Dame-Michigan Game

AP | Posted 11.15.2011 | Sports

ANN ARBOR, Mich. -- A Notre Dame fan who had a heart attack during last weekend's game at Michigan survived to watch the final touchdowns from a hospi...

Jim Tressel: Ohio State Will Beat Michigan Again

usatoday.com | Posted 08.05.2011 | Sports

UPPER ARLINGTON, Ohio (AP) -- Former Ohio State football coach Jim Tressel told people at a rally on his front doorstep that he would always be a Buck...

AWKWARD: Fired Coach Interviews His Replacement

Posted 05.25.2011 | Sports

Rich Rodriguez, who was fired as Michigan's head football coach in early January, made his first public appearance since his departure as a guest anal...

Michigan Proves Provincialism Matters Most

Jon Kerr | Posted 05.25.2011 | Sports
Jon Kerr

Did Michigan really hire the best football coach it could find in Brady Hoke? Or did they hire the guy who understood them best? Today, the winning...

Michigan Fires Football Coach

AP | LARRY LAGE | Posted 05.25.2011 | Sports

ANN ARBOR, Mich. — Michigan hired Rich Rodriguez to take college football's winningest program to another level. He did just that, and it cost ...

NCAA Penalizes Michigan Football Program For Major Violations

AP | LARRY LAGE | Posted 05.25.2011 | Sports

ANN ARBOR, Mich. — University of Michigan officials and embattled coach Rich Rodriguez acknowledged a sense of relief after the NCAA agreed that...

NCAA Reportedly Drops Allegation Surrounding Michigan Football Coach

NCAAFB FanHouse | Posted 05.25.2011 | Sports

Rich Rodriguez has been cleared of wrongdoing related to an NCAA allegation that he didn't promote an atmosphere of compliance, according to a report....

M16-Toting Fan Allowed Inside Michigan Football Game

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | College

ANN ARBOR, Mich. — A National Guardsman toting two unloaded M16 assault rifles told security at Michigan Stadium that he was part of the officia...

Michigan Football Violations? NCAA Calls School Out Of Compliance

AP | MIKE HOUSEHOLDER | Posted 05.25.2011 | Sports

ANN ARBOR, Mich. — The NCAA is accusing Michigan of five potentially major rules violations under coach Rich Rodriguez, who admitted making "mis...

Demar Dorsey Michigan Bound: Longtime Florida Commit Signs With Wolverines

Posted 05.25.2011 | Sports

Demar Dorsey signed with Michigan today, surprising some since he was not even considering Michigan just a month ago. Sports Illustrated noted that D...

Rich Rodriguez's Hurricane Katrina Comparison: Likens Team Struggles To Devastating Storm

Posted 05.25.2011 | Sports

During a speech yesterday, Michigan football coach Rich Rodriguez seemed to compare the team's troubles with Hurricane Katrina. While speaking he addr...

Wolverine Football and the Presidential Honeymoon

Peter A. Ubel | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Peter A. Ubel

If Obama wants to know the challenges he can expect to contend with in his first days of office, he can learn from the state of Michigan, and I'm not talking unemployment, where we are #1!