Michigan athletic director Warde Manuel has agreed to a five-year contract extension through June 30, 2026 — a deal that is expected to be approved at Thursday’s Board of Regents meeting, according to the agenda.
Over the course of the last few days, events have transpired leading to a 14-day quarantine for all Michigan athletic programs. This quarantine comes in light of spread the B.1.1.7 variant of COVID-19 beginning in Michigan with a case and subsequent outbreak in Michigan athletics.
All University of Michigan athletics will be paused for two weeks starting Sunday, Jan. 24 in accordance with a recommendation from the state health department according to messages obtained by The Daily and confirmed by a source close to the athletic department.
In honor of the historic football rivalry between Michigan and Ohio State — and the scheduled match-up between the two coming Dec. 12 — the student newspapers of each University, The Michigan Daily and The Lantern, have teamed up for the second year to present the Rivalry edition.