Michigan’s spring game – it will be a situational scrimmage – is Saturday at Michigan Stadium and is free to the public. Gates open at 10 a.m., the alumni football game is at 11, and the team will take the field at 12: 30 p.m. Michigan’s lacrosse team will face Ohio State at the stadium … Continue Reading →
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Michigan football’s strength and conditioning staff is hosting a strength and conditioning clinic at Schembechler Hall on April 20. Aaron Wellman, head strength coach, will lead the clinic. Eric Ciano, the head strength coach of the Buffalo Bills, will close the program. The clinic is open to strength coaches nutritionists, physical therapists and athletic trainers. … Continue Reading →
Michigan basketball earned some respect during Monday’s “The Experts”, a panel of former players and coaches on ESPNU, hosted by Andy Katz. Michigan, making its first appearance in the NCAA Tournament’s Sweet 16, will face Kansas on Friday. Only Matt Doherty, the former North Carolina coach, seemed to think the Jayhawks will have the edge … Continue Reading →
Michigan goes for its first NCAA Tournament Sweet 16 appearance since 1994 with a third-round game against VCU starting at 12:15 p.m. on Saturday Follow the action from The Palace of Auburn Hills as Detroit News sports reporter Angelique S. Chengelis provides live updates.
Michigan opens up its NCAA Tournament run with a second-round game against South Dakota State starting at 7:15 p.m. Follow Detroit News reporter Angelique S. Chengelis as she provides live updates from The Palace of Auburn Hills.
Connecticut released its 2013 football schedule, and there is no change in venue for the UConn-Michigan game on Sept. 21. Michigan athletic director Dave Brandon had been hoping to move the game to a larger stadium, but according to the release, the game is set for Rentschler Field. The stadium has a capacity of 40,000 … Continue Reading →
Could there be another Wheatley playing football at Michigan? Former Michigan standout Tyrone Wheatley, now a Buffalo Bills assistant coach, was inducted into the Michigan Sports Hall of Fame earlier this month and spoke proudly of his five children. His oldest son, Tyrone Jr. – he goes by T.J. – is a 6-foot-6, 225-pound tight … Continue Reading →
Former Michigan basketball standout Jalen Rose will emcee the annual “Mock Rock” on Monday. The Michigan student-athlete advisory committee (SAAC) will host its annual variety show at Hill Auditorium. Mock Rock is a fund-raiser for Mott Children’s Hospital and features skits from Michigan’s student-athletes. Money raised also will go to the Jalen Rose Leadership Academy … Continue Reading →
Former Michigan players Tyrone Wheatley and Scot Loeffler, also a former assistant coach with the Wolverines, likely are moving to new coaching jobs. Wheatley, the former running back, is expected to join Doug Marrone’s with the Buffalo Bills as a running backs coach, according to several published reports Monday. Wheatley had been at Syracuse since … Continue Reading →
Michigan tight end Devin Funchess has made the Football Writers Association of American (FWAA) freshman All-America team. The FWAA announced the team on Monday. Michigan State offensive lineman Jack Allen also made the team.