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Report: Michigan Plane In San Francisco, Ready To Fly Jim Harbaugh, Wife To Ann Arbor

It’s happening, Michigan fans. Per reports by Michigan insider John U. Bacon and Comcast SportsNet’s Dave Feldman, San Francisco 49ers head coach Jim Harbaugh is leaving the NFL to take the now-vacant job with the Michigan Wolverines. And now, per Scout’s Sam Webb, we’re learning that Michigan’s brass are in San Francisco with a plane ready to fly Harbaugh and his wife...
Via College Spun
10 hours ago  |  Discuss

Report: Michigan to Introduce Jim Harbaugh on Tuesday

The Michigan Wolverines will reportedly hold a press conference in Ann Arbor on Tuesday to introduce Jim Harbaugh as the team’s new head coach. This despite the fact that Harbaugh still has one game remaining as the San Francisco 49ers head coach. CSN Bay Area reporter and long-time Harbaugh friend Dave Feldman broke the news early Sunday morning. News that everyone knew was coming...
Via Sportsnaut
20 hours ago  |  Discuss

Report: Florida Is Hiring Michigan Offensive Coordinator Doug Nussmeier To The Same Position

Jim McElwain is building quite the staff at Florida.  Last week, the Gators’ new coach poached Mississippi State defensive coordinator Geoff Collins to take over the same position at Florida. And this afternoon, McElwain appears to have hired an offensive coordinator.  According to a report by Sports Illustrated, Michigan offensive coordinator Doug Nussmeier is set to be named...
Via College Spun
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Photo: Michigan Unveils New Throwback Basketball Uniform Honoring 1989 National Championship Team

Adidas has been busy on the college basketball front as of late, and now it has put together a new uniform for the Michigan Wolverines, celebrating the 25 year anniversary of the 1989 national championship team.  Introducing our new @adidashoops uniform honoring the 1989 National Champions. #GoBlue #teamadidas pic.twitter.com/v21blGUt7a — Michigan Basketball (@umichbball) December...
Via College Spun
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Looking for positives, John Beilein pleased with Mark Donnal’s career afternoon

The problems facing the Michigan basketball team are numerous: The Wolverines aren’t hitting open looks, they’re struggling to establish an inside presence, they’re slow on defensive rotations and key players are injured. After Saturday’s loss to Southern Methodist, Michigan’s fourth-straight defeat, coach John Beilein was left seeking reasons for optimism. “I think there’s...
Via UM Hoops
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Michigan Wolverines Betting Odds: 2014-15 Season

Betting odds for the Michigan Wolverines' 2014-15 season.
Via Gamedayr
8 days ago  |  Discuss

Video & Quotes: John Beilein says Wolverines ‘rarely have a shooting day like today’ in SMU loss

John Beilein met with media Saturday afternoon following Michigan’s loss to SMU, part of its longest winless streak since January 2011. The coach discussed breaking out of shooting slumps, Mark Donnal’s big game and more. Watch the full press conference in the embedded media player above and hit the jump for select quotes. Opening statement: “Part of my angst would be the 14...
Via UM Hoops
8 days ago  |  Discuss

Video: Caris LeVert, Mark Donnal and Zak Irvin recap loss to SMU

Caris LeVert, Mark Donnal and Zak Irvin met with media on Saturday afternoon following Michigan’s 62-51 loss to SMU, the Wolverines’ fourth defeat in a row. LeVert and Irvin discussed the team’s confidence issues on offense, while Donnal spoke about his career-best performance. Watch LeVert speak in the embedded media player above, or watch Irvin and Donnal below. The...
Via UM Hoops
8 days ago  |  Discuss

Video: John Beilein previews SMU, discusses likelihood of starting Ricky Doyle

Michigan basketball coach John Beilein met with media Friday afternoon to preview his team’s non-conference matchup against SMU on Saturday. He discussed a change to the Wolverines’ starting five, gave an injury update on guard Derrick Walton and addressed Michigan’s recent struggles. Watch the press conference in the embedded media player above.   The post Video: John Beilein...
Via UM Hoops
9 days ago  |  Discuss

With SMU clash looming, Michigan coaching staff ‘not jumping off a cliff right now’

It’s finally winter break at the University of Michigan, which means one thing to John Beilein: finals are over, so his players have more time to focus on their game. And because his Wolverines are 6-4 entering what has become a crucial non-conference contest against SMU on Saturday, the coach knows there are plenty of challenges ahead. Before focusing on improvement, though...
Via UM Hoops
10 days ago  |  Discuss

Here’s A Sign That Jim Harbaugh Is Michigan’s Next Coach

Here's a definitive sign that Jim Harbaugh is the Michigan Wolverines' next coach.
Via Gamedayr
13 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: Les Miles takes name out of Michigan Wolverines coaching search

It’s become the inevitable dance — the Michigan Wolverines look for a new head coach and LSU’s Les Miles becomes an instant candidate for the opening. Except each of the last two times he’s turned the job down, and that appears to be the case once again. LSU’s 247Sports site, Geaux247, is reporting that an off the record conversation between Miles and local reporters left...
Via Talking 10
13 days ago  |  Discuss

College Basketball: What’s The Matter With Michigan?

Michigan is coming off back to back home losses to NJIT and Eastern Michigan, which are ranked 267th and 119th in the KenPom ratings. While the Wolverines were expected to take a bit of a step back this season, they were preseason No. 16 in KenPom, and were ranked 24th in the first regular season AP Poll. So what happened? For starters, although it’s not the most exciting answer...
Via The Student Section
16 days ago  |  Discuss

Photo: Michigan’s Jabrill Peppers Spent His Freshman Season Getting Absolutely Jacked

Not much went well for Michigan football this season.  The Wolverines went 5-7, lost to Ohio State for the 10th time in 11 games and coach Brady Hoke was fired at the conclusion of the regular season.  Jabrill Peppers’ body had a pretty good couple of months, at least. The true freshman defensive back, who missed most of the 2014 season with injuries, got absolutely jacked during...
Via College Spun
16 days ago  |  Discuss

Michigan Wolverines Must Prove ‘Michigan Man’ Term Has Been Phased Out With Actions

The Michigan Wolverines relieved Brady Hoke of his duties last week, but arguably, that was only the second biggest piece of news out of Ann Arbor. Interim Athletic Director Jim Hackett, speaking last Tuesday like a man who might have an inside track to removing that interim tag, also called on the term “Michigan Man” to be phased out as it relates to the search for Hoke’s...
Via The Detroit Sports Site
18 days ago  |  Discuss

Michigan Wolverines WR Devin Funchess to declare for NFL Draft, skip post-Hoke era at U-M

Michigan didn’t have a lot of great offensive weapons to work with in 2014, but one of them was junior wide receiver Devin Funchess. He won’t be taking part in the new era of Michigan Wolverines football though, as the school announced Funchess would skip his senior season and declare for the NFL Draft. “I would like to thank my family, coaches and teammates for their support...
Via Talking 10
19 days ago  |  Discuss

NJIT makes splash with upset of Michigan, but still needs conference home

NEWARK, N.J. -- A couple of months before the basketball team from the New Jersey Institute of Technology headed to Ann Arbor Saturday and upset the 17th-ranked Michigan Wolverines in one of the biggest upsets in recent college basketball memory, Jim Engles, the Highlanders' head coach, took me downstairs from his windowless, cinderblock-walled office and into the locker room of...
Via Fox Sports
20 days ago  |  Discuss

Photo: Ohio State Fan Has “Michigan = Poop” Flag At Big Ten Championship

The Michigan Wolverines are not competing in today’s Big Ten Championship Game in Indianapolis. At 5-7, they were not even particularly close. However, Ohio State IS in Indy, and the rivalry with “that team up north” never sleeps, as evidenced by a very…creative Ohio State flag from a Buckeye tailgate today. Team tradition and colors #gobucks #bigtenchampionship...
Via College Spun
22 days ago  |  Discuss

Podcast Debate: Who should be the Michigan Wolverines new head coach?

 Brady Hoke is out as the Michigan head coach.  Braden Gall, David Fox, Steven Lassan and Mitch Light debate the Michigan...
Via Athlon Sports
24 days ago  |  Discuss

Watch: Spike Albrecht throws behind back pass to Ricky Doyle for dunk

With an awful college football season now behind them, the Michigan Wolverines are moving forward on the hardwood. Last night, Michigan won a close game against Syracuse to go to 6-1 overall. Check out this great behind the back pass from Spike Albrecht in traffic to set his teammate up for a dunk….
Via The Student Section
25 days ago  |  Discuss

Michigan players tweet their support of fired Brady Hoke

Brady Hoke received a flurry of support from his players the day he was fired as head coach at Michigan after four years on the job. Hoke was canned Tuesday amid a 5-7 season that included losses to rivals Ohio State, Notre Dame and Michigan State. His record declined in every season he was head...Read More
Via Larry Brown Sports
26 days ago  |  Discuss

5 names Michigan Wolverines need to consider in replacing Brady Hoke

For the better part of the last month it has become clear that the Michigan Wolverines were heading in a different direction for the football program. The resignation of athletic director Dave Brandon was the first big clue, and on Tuesday we got official word that Brady Hoke is out as the head coach at Michigan. So, all the attention turns to whom the Wolverines will be hiring as...
Via Talking 10
26 days ago  |  Discuss

Eight candidates to replace Brady Hoke at Michigan

Michigan is the second Big Ten coaching position to open this offseason, as coach Brady Hoke was fired on Tuesday. Hoke went 31-20 in four seasons...
Via Athlon Sports
26 days ago  |  Discuss

John Beilein upset with ESPN for late start time to game

Games starting at 10pm ET? Ridiculous. Staying up until after midnight does no fan any good, and it’s all ESPN’s fault The evil four-letter network is ruining the games we all love. At least those are some of the rants we’ve heard from fans in the past regarding football and basketball game times fit to television windows and not fan convenience. After Tuesday night’s loss...
Via Talking 10
November 26, 2014  |  Discuss

Monday should have been a day of change at Michigan

Follow TSS On Twitter @TheStudentSect Author @TheCoachBart Like a gal walking into a room with a group of her friends knowing the guy she’s dating is cheating on her, it’s probably time to be honest. Monday’s the day for Michigan football. It’s better for everyone to move on. Interim athletic director Jim Hackett has already said that’s not going to be the case. But it...
Via The Student Section
November 22, 2014  |  Discuss
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