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Audio: Jim Hackett Opens Up About Hoke, Harbaugh and his Role as Michigan AD

Michigan interim athletic director Jim Hackett appeared on The Huge Show radio show this afternoon to discuss a number of very interesting topics including firing of Brady Hoke, the hiring Jim Harbaugh and all of his personal thoughts and feelings he experienced through that whole process. He also touches on night games for 2015 and his future as the Michigan AD. Very interesting...
Via Maize & Blue Nation
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2015 German Basketball Recruit Moritz Wagner Visiting This Weekend

According to’s Evan Daniels, Moritz Wagner, a 6-foot-10 combo forward out of Germany, will be in Ann Arbor to see Michigan this weekend. Wagner reportedly hasn’t received a Michigan offer yet. Michigan could have two open scholarships for next year if Caris LeVert decide to go pro. The only incoming player for the 2015 class is Duncan […] The post 2015 German Basketball...
Via Diehardsport
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Notebook: Max Bielfeldt to start on Senior Night, Derrick Walton ‘doubtful’ for Big Ten Tournament

Michigan’s lone senior wasn’t supposed to be playing his last game at the Crisler Center until next year. A reclassification means the center’s time in Ann Arbor will end Saturday, but it comes with quite the perk: Max Bielfeldt will start against Rutgers and likely command a majority of minutes at his position. Ricky Doyle has been held out of practice with an illness, meaning...
Via UM Hoops
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Video: John Beilein, Max Bielfeldt, Zak Irvin and Spike Albrecht preview Rutgers

John Beilein, Max Bielfeldt, Zak Irvin and Spike Albrecht met with the media this afternoon to preview Michigan’s upcoming game against Rutgers on Saturday (2:15 p.m.). Beilein updated Derrick Walton’s status — he’s out tomorrow and doubtful for the Big Ten Tournament — and also discussed the possibility of attrition and ongoing recruiting. You can watch interviews with...
Via UM Hoops
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Report: German forward Moritz Wagner to visit Michigan this weekend

As first reported by, German forward Moritz Wagner is expected to take an official visit to Michigan this weekend. Beilein has made a trip to Germany earlier this winter to recruit the 6-foot-10 forward and now he’ll make a return trip. Vedran Modric, a European basketball reporter, tweeted that Moritz was favoring playing in college and Michigan was considered a front...
Via UM Hoops
4 hours ago  |  Discuss

When will Jim Harbaugh and Judge Judy stop openly flirting?

Guys, this has gotta stop. Michigan football fans can't afford to have Jim Harbaugh not fully focused on developing better Wolverines during spring practice. The world can't afford to have only partial attention from Judge Judy when she has vitally important court cases to settle, like who stole whose Beanie Babies. The rest of us can't afford to witness love between Jim and Judy...
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Recruit Gets Offered A Scholarship, Says He Didn’t Know Jim Harbaugh Was Michigan Coach

Michigan recently extended an offer to three-star OLB/DE Alton Robinson. While being a 49ers fan,  Robinson, a Converse, Texas product, admitted to not knowing that San Francisco’s former coach is now the Michigan head man. “I follow the NFL somewhat closely but not too much,” he told 247’s Steve Lorenz. “The 49ers have always been my favorite team […] The post Recruit...
Via Diehardsport
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Fridays Future Huddle Looks at the 2016 Wide Receivers

Each week leading up to the Spring Game I'll take a look at each position Michigan will be recruiting and which recruit could possibly fill the needed spots. This week, I'll be looking at a position that Michigan lacks having a major play-maker at- Wide Receiver Who is Michigan Targeting at Wide Receiver in 2016? After Devin Funchess declared for the NFL draft earlier this...
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Michigan Wolverines 2015 Spring Football Preview

Michigan enters spring practice with question marks on both sides of the ball, but that’s not the main storyline in Ann Arbor. The return of...
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Bo Schembechler Gives Impassioned Speech After Jim Harbaugh Leads Michigan To Win Over Ohio State

I can imagine that Jim Harbaugh will be giving some similar speeches in the locker room come this fall. The post Bo Schembechler Gives Impassioned Speech After Jim Harbaugh Leads Michigan To Win Over Ohio State appeared first on Diehardsport.
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Jim Harbaugh is a Major fan of Judge Judy

University of Michigan head coach Jim Harbaugh has been as busy as ever on Twitter these days. His latest tweet was congratulating a lady he has admired for years. Big Congrats to Judge Judy on signing her contract extension thru 2020 from a Devout Fan! — Coach Harbaugh (@CoachJim4UM) March 3, 2015 Yes, Judge Judy has a major fan in Harbaugh, who had this to say about her and...
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Judge Judy Tweets To Her Devout Fan Jim Harbaugh

It is not a huge secret that Jim Harbaugh is a huge Judge Judy fan. The Michigan head coach once attended a recording of the show where he looked infinitely happier than he’s ever looked at any referee call during an actual football game. He also seems to keep tabs on the show’s contract status. Article found on: Next Impulse Sports
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Five Key Plays: Michigan at Northwestern

The Michigan basketball team twice couldn’t make game-clinching plays in Tuesday’s eventual 82-78 double overtime loss to Northwestern. While the result was disheartening, and, in many ways, emblematic of the 2014-15 season, there were several positives and learning situations for the Wolverines. We take a look in Five Key Plays. 1) Aubrey Dawkins powers Michigan early Perhaps...
Via UM Hoops
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Jim Harbaugh: The Most Interesting Man in the World

Jim Harbaugh tweeted out a congrats to Judge Judy yesterday on her new contract extension. Back in 2013, he and his dad sat in on a taping of a show (image via r/CFB). And because we're on the internet…yep, there's video… Like kids on Christmas morning.When he's not coaching football or playing the piccolo, destroying kids at laser tag, attending a courtroom TV show taping...
Via Maize & Blue Nation
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Jim Harbaugh Says He Was Just Following Colonel Minick’s Lead During Car Rescue

As you’re well aware, Jim Harbaugh and Michigan’s Director of Football Operations, Jim Minick, helped a crash victim on the highway yesterday. As much credit as Harbaugh has gotten for his heroic act, the Michigan football coach said he was just following Colonel Minick’s lead the whole way. Proud of my friend Colonel Jim Minick today! […] The post Jim Harbaugh Says He Was...
Via Diehardsport
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Jim Harbaugh Still Loves Judge Judy and Is Jacked About Her New Contract

Jim Harbaugh is apparently a huge Judge Judy fan, as we learned a couple years ago when he attended a taping while still the coach of the 49ers.  The now-Michigan head coach still appears to be a superfan and was really pumped about Judith Sheindlin signing a new contract: Big Congrats to Judge Judy on signing Article found on: Next Impulse Sports
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Report: Jim Harbaugh Helped Remove A Woman From A Rollover Crash On The Highway This Afternoon

Jim Harbaugh is having quite a day.  The Michigan football coach recently made headlines with his congratulatory tweet to Judge Judy, but that apparently wasn’t the most admirable thing he did today. The 51-year-old coach also reportedly helped remove a woman from a rollover crash on I-94, a highway in Michigan.  Police: Jim Harbaugh helped a woman who crashed on I-94 today...
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Jim Tressel Shares Key To Ohio State Continuing Michigan Dominance

Jim Harbaugh sounds off on Michigan, Jim Harbaugh, and how far off they are to competing with the Ohio State Buckeyes.
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Big Ten Hockey Wrap: Michigan regains first place

The Michigan Wolverines did what they were expected to do this past weekend. They swept last-place Wisconsin to stay on course for a Big Ten hockey regular-season championship. With a little help from Minnesota, which dropped the second game of its weekend series to Michigan State, Michigan was able to finish the weekend alone in first place of […] The post Big Ten Hockey Wrap...
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Notebook: John Beilein says disappointing season like ‘starting all over’

The 2014-15 season has been a bit of an outlier for the Michigan basketball program under John Beilein recently. The Wolverines, which have made the NCAA tournament four seasons in a row, will miss the dance unless they can make a surprising run to a Big Ten tournament championship. Even an NIT bid remains in question as Michigan toes the .500 mark. The struggles have taken their...
Via UM Hoops
4 days ago  |  Discuss

JT Compher and the Michigan Wolverines sweep the Badgers in Ann Arbor

Wisconsin put together two solid periods of hockey but could not make it three, and were worn down by Michigan, losing to the Wolverines 2-5. Wisconsin and Michigan got off to a quicker pace than they did yesterday with an action packed twenty minutes from the drop of the puck. Michigan looked dangerous early. The pair of Zach Hyman and Dylan Larkin for the Wolverines were getting...
Via Madtown Badgers
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Michigan Fans Claim To Have Hacked Urban Meyer’s Twitter Account, But It’s Probably Just A Photoshop

It’s a safe bet that Ohio State head coach Urban Meyer is not scared of new Michigan head coach Jim Harbaugh. Even if he was, he certainly wouldn’t openly broadcast it. So that means that the below photo, which has been circulating on Twitter Saturday morning, was either the result of a ballsy hack job or a decent Photoshop. We’ll guess the latter. Greatest Hack job in the...
Via College Spun
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Jim Harbaugh Has Declared 2015 The “Year Of Hard Work” For Michigan Football

First off, if you’re not following Jim Harbaugh on Twitter, you should be. The Michigan football coach is as entertaining/cryptic/thought provoking a follow as there is in the sport.  Secondly, Michigan football’s year now has a theme, as declared by Harbaugh on his Twitter account this afternoon.  This year is now “The Year of Hard Work” for the Wolverines, because the...
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7 days ago  |  Discuss

Michigan OC Tim Drevno Calls Jim Harbaugh The Smartest Man He’s Ever Been Around, “He’s Got Some Unbelievable DNA”

Jim Harbaugh can be described in many ways: great coach, incredibly intense, a little quirky.  Michigan offensive coordinator Tim Drevno is adding another character quality to that list: brilliant man.  In an evening session with the media Thursday, Drevno said the Wolverines’ head coach is the smartest man he’s ever been around.  UM OC Drevno on Harbaugh: “He always thinks...
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8 days ago  |  Discuss

Video: Michigan Cornerback Blake Countess One-Ups Jabrill Peppers With This Crazy Backflip Routine

Michigan’s Jabrill Peppers is a crazy athlete, and may wind up as one of the best corners in the country if he pans out, based on his potential entering college last year. He proved that the injury issues that kept him from participating during most of the 2014 season are probably a thing of the past with this impressive backflip during drills yesterday. Fellow Michigan cornerback...
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8 days ago  |  Discuss

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