On Monday July 23, the Michigan wrestling team added former Eastern Michigan head coach David Bolyard to its coaching staff. The move caps off a new era for the wrestling program after the departure of former head coach Joe McFarland after 19 years at the helm.
After almost fifteen years of being Michigan’s star-crossed lover, Chris Webber is finally coming home. On June 23rd, Webber was making an appearance on talk radio show The M Zone when Jim Harbaugh called in and asked Webber if he would be an honorary captain for a Michigan football game this fall.
In the wake of the International Champions Cup showdown between Manchester United and Liverpool, the casual American sports fan may be at a loss as to what to look for. As familiar as the venue might be —Michigan Stadium — the unfolding events may not be as welcoming. To make you seem like you know what you’re talking about on Saturday, the Daily breaks down what to expect on the pitch and how to appreciate the intricacies of the other football.
Manchester United and Liverpool, the two most successful English football clubs, are set to play each other this Saturday at Michigan Stadium. With a combined 38 league titles and eight Champions League crowns between them, the significance of the derby can’t be understated. It's only fitting that America's largest stage will host two of the world's largest clubs.
John Beilein’s contract extension, announced by the University on Wednesday, will see the men’s basketball coach paid $3.8 million annually.
The extension, which will keep Beilein in Ann Arbor through the 2022-23 season, amounts to a raise of roughly $400,000 per season. This maintains Beilein as the second-highest-paid coach based on annual salary in the Big Ten behind Michigan State’s Tom Izzo. It comes just weeks after Beilein’s flirtation with the Detroit Pistons — a job that ultimately went to former Toronto Raptors coach Dwane Casey.