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Jim Harbaugh thought phone call from Michael Jordan was a prank

During the course of Michigan head coach Jim Harbaugh’s career, he has met some amazing personalities, including one of his favorites in Judge Judy, whom he recently played gin rummy with. However, someone that completely blew Harbaugh away was NBA legend Michael Jordan, who called him this summer. The conversation went as follows according to Harbaugh (via ESPN): “Harbaugh...
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The Opening Drive: Utah alum Jordan Gross is fed up with the HarBros

We’re on the road again as the #FS1OpeningDrive tour bus is leaving Charlotte and is headed to Atlanta for our next stop. Throughout the tour, we’ll provide a morning recap of the news, commentary, tidbits and whimsy surrounding our tour stops, as we prepare for Michigan vs. Utah, Sept. 3 on FOX Sports 1. Jordan Gross stands up for Utah, throws khakis at The HarBros We...
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Video: Jim Harbaugh Didn’t Believe Michael Jordan Actually Called Him

Earlier this month, Michigan announced that it would become the first Nike school to sport the Jordan brand logo on its uniforms, instead of the company’s traditional Swoosh. Apparently, Michael Jordan himself even called Wolverines head coach Jim Harbaugh to talk about the deal. It turns out Harbaugh initially didn’t believe he was talking to the former NBA superstar. Thursday...
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The biggest week one college football games

The college football season is almost upon us! Kick back, pull up a chair and read our insights as we dive into week one of the 2015 college football season. TSS Associate Editors Bart Doan and Terry Johnson join staff writer Kevin Causey and special rotating guests in our weekly roundtable discussing all things college football. Yesterday, we discussed the biggest storylines...
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Les Miles promises he supports Michigan, Jim Harbaugh

Les Miles will likely never escape the questions about his alma mater, Michigan.  The 61-year-old LSU coach played for the Wolverines. He was a graduate assistant under legendary UM coach Bo Schembechler and later an assistant coach for eight seasons. Any time the program is struggling and/or has a coaching vacancy, his name is brought up as the potential savior to the program...
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Mack Brown on Jim Harbaugh: “You have to give him an A-plus”

Jim Harbaugh has yet to lead the Michigan Wolverines football team in a regular-season game, but ESPN analyst Mack Brown gives the first-year coach high marks for his offseason work. During a conference call on Wednesday, per Angelique S. Chengelis of The Detroit News, the former Texas coach gives Harbaugh an A-plus for generating excitement around the program that finished 5-7...
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ESPN College Football Analyst Mack Brown Grades Jim Harbaugh On Job He’s Done So Far At Michigan

Jim Harbaugh has yet to coach one regular season game as the leader of Michigan’s football program, so there’s not a whole lot you can truly evaluate him on.  Mack Brown’s doing it anyway. The ESPN college football analyst appeared on a conference call with Michigan reporters Wednesday afternoon. During his discussion with the media, Brown evaluated Harbaugh on the job he’s...
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The Opening Drive: J.D. Martinez hangs with HarBros, crushes home run

We’re on the road again as the #FS1OpeningDrive tour bus is leaving Cincinnati and headed to New York City for our next stop. Throughout the tour, we’ll provide a morning recap of the news, commentary, tidbits and whimsy surrounding our tour stops, as we prepare for Michigan vs. Utah, Sept. 3 on FOX Sports 1. Tour News: J.D. Martinez Loves The HarBros It was a typical...
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Michigan students not allowed to bring phones to open practice

Michigan is holding an open practice exclusively for students tonight, with the general public and media barred from attending. While it’s cool the Wolverines are connecting with the student body, the security measures for tonight’s session are a little head-scratching. Specifically, students won’t be allowed to bring their phones into the open practice. Perhaps Jim Harbaugh...
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11 reasons why FS1's Opening Drive Tour will be insane and awesome

by Eddie Maisonet, III As the dog days of summer near its conclusion and kids prepare to take their talents back to school, the return of college football means that the season is a changing. With that, we’re on the bus with The HarBros, Cleatus and other Fox Sports personalities to celebrate the return of college football with a 12-day, 12-city tour across America that culminates...
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