When Craig Barker’s son, Franklin, saw Michigan’s original 2020 schedule, he instantly knew what game he wanted to go to. Nine-year-old Franklin, who has been to at least one Michigan game every year since he was born, claimed the Wisconsin game. Three years ago, Franklin played on a flag football team coached by a high […]
I’m on the phone with Denard Robinson, and I need to make an admission. I called him because of the news this week –– the kind of news that saves a very slow week when you have to turn in a column on Sunday night –– that EA Sports would be reviving its widely-beloved NCAA […]
I thought living in a sorority house was going to be exactly like the opening scene of “Legally Blonde”: girls braiding each other’s hair, sleepovers in the living room and everyone helping a girl get ready for a date. Obviously, because of the pandemic we are currently living through, things look a little different in […]
On Monday morning, the program announced it would pause all in-person team activities following presumptive positive COVID-19 tests. As PCR testing worked to confirm the results, Michigan coach Jim Harbaugh met with reporters on Zoom. Much of the press conference consisted of questions regarding the Wolverines’ temporary shutdown, but Harbaugh was also asked about a number of pressing on-field issues.
For most University of Michigan students, the first home football game looked different than it usually would. In the East Quadrangle dorms (made up mainly of members of the LSA’s Residential College), students resorted to watching the game on laptops and dorm televisions instead of in the Big House. [display:37733] This year, students cannot attend […]
I’m aware that I am not alone in missing Michigan football — I do believe, however, that my specific reasoning for missing football is more unique than most others, because I do not miss the actual game. I barely know what a fourth down is, and I could not tell you our quarterback’s name. I […]
Politics and sports are far from separate. They can’t be. Not if you’re a woman. Not if you’re Black. Not if you’re LGBTQ+. And not if you’re surrounded by teammates whose lives can be affected by an election — this election. “To make change, the change I want, it starts with voting,” senior defensive lineman […]