Wednesday, November 6, 2019 - 6:40pm
A bipartisan plan was announced Wednesday afternoon that would sanction current and future college athletes to profit off their name, likeness and image.

Two Michigan legislators introduced a bipartisan plan Wednesday afternoon that would sanction current and future college athletes to profit off their name, likeness and image, according to an official news release.

State Reps. Brandt Iden, R-Oshtemo, and Joe Tate, D-Detroit — both former college athletes — presented bills allowing student-athlete pay that, if signed into law, would go into effect July 2020.

Monday, May 13, 2019 - 7:54pm
Athletic Director Warde Manuel must find a replacement for John Beilein.

At Monday’s Big Ten meetings, Manuel acknowledged he prepared for this moment since Beilein was in talks with the Detroit Pistons last year. Knowing the coach’s possibility to ascend to the pro ranks despite a virtual lifetime contract signed last summer, a shortlist of candidates has been at the ready.

It’s what Manuel does with this shortlist, and the results which stem from the impending decision, that will define his career at Michigan.

Wednesday, November 14, 2018 - 2:05am
The Michigan and Minnesota football teams played for The Little Brown Jug in 1909.

It wasn’t originally little or brown.

It was a five-gallon jug, 16 inches tall with a 37-inch circumference. It weighed more than 20 pounds and was putty-colored.

The Michigan and Minnesota football teams have played each other on-and-off since 1892. But in October 1903, the stakes were higher for both squads — and the first college football trophy, the Little Brown Jug, was born.

Tuesday, October 23, 2018 - 7:23pm

Scott Vetere, an assistant coach for the Michigan women's gymnastics team, resigned Oct. 15 after a misdemeanor charge for alleged indecent or obscene conduct in public.

Sunday, April 8, 2018 - 5:25pm
Junior forward Cooper Marody signed a contract with the Edmonton Oilers.

Two of Michigan's top scorers signed entry-level NHL contracts

Sunday, April 8, 2018 - 3:45pm
Senior forward Tony Calderone finished his career with a Frozen Four run.

Tony Calderone and Dexter Dancs played their final game for Michigan in the Wolverines' loss to Notre Dame.

Friday, April 6, 2018 - 12:52am
Sophomore goalie Hayden Lavigne in the Frozen Four game against Notre Dame at Xcel Energy Center Thursday.

The Wolverines' loss showed inconsistencies that had been there all season.

Sunday, March 25, 2018 - 10:58pm
Sophomore forward Jake Slaker and the overlooked Wolverines used an underdog mentality as motivation this weekend and all year.

WORCESTER, Mass. — Entering Northeast Regional play of the NCAA Tournament, few eyes were on the Michigan hockey team.

There was talk about No. 1 Cornell and its sterling 25-5-2 record. Northeastern’s lethal top line of two Hobey Baker finalists and a senior captain was emphasized all week. The deep roster of Boston University and its 12 players drafted by NHL teams was heavily discussed.

Not much was said about the Wolverines.

Sunday, March 25, 2018 - 9:25am
Senior forward Dexter Dancs and linemates Tony Calderone and Cooper Parody have led the way for Michigan, but now must get help from secondary scorers against Boston University.

Michigan shifts its focus to stopping a balanced Boston University attack.

Thursday, March 22, 2018 - 9:28pm
Bill Muckalt celebrates with teammates after winning the 1998 national championship.

It was supposed to be a rebuilding year.

Entering the 1997-98 season, the Michigan hockey team was left without arguably the greatest class in program history. The offseason saw nine seniors — known as the “Michigan Nine” — graduate. The Wolverines were without six of their top eight scorers from the previous year.