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The Wolverines' legendary Tom Harmon

Tom Harmon, the University of Michigan’s “old 98,” is chased by Ohio State defenders in Harmon’s last game as a Wolverine in 1940. In three games against Ohio State, Harmon scored five touchdowns, kicked seven conversions, and rushed and passed for 618 yards. By Pat Zacharias / The Detroit News When they wrote the song … Continue Reading →

'Nancy Brown' provided a shoulder for News readers to lean on

Nancy Bown (J.E. Leslie) in her office at The News. Although her face rarely appeared in print, her warmth and sincerity created an extraordinary family-like bond with her readers. Click on the photo to read her farewell column in 1942. By   Kay Houston/The Detroit News Mrs. J. E. Leslie wrote The Detroit News Experience Column … Continue Reading →