Stories tagged: Michigan Wolverines
UPDATED: Sat., Sept. 2, 2017, 9:25 p.m.
Division I highlights: No. 1 Alabama has little trouble with No. 3 Florida State
Damien Harris ran for a touchdown and blocked a punt, and Jalen Hurts chipped in with a scoring pass on a night that basically required the sophomore quarterback to make …
Fri., April 21, 2017, 1:03 p.m.
Addio! Michigan’s football team heads to Italy
Jim Harbaugh presented players on the University of Michigan football team with an opportunity, putting them a compelling essay away from being close enough to possibly shake the hand of …
UPDATED: Thu., March 23, 2017, 7:50 p.m.
Oregon Ducks head to Elite 8 with one-point win over Michigan Wolverines
Tyler Dorsey scored 20 points and made the go-ahead layup with 1:08 left, and third-seeded Oregon ended No. 7 Michigan’s dramatic postseason run with a 69-68 victory in a Midwest …
Tue., March 21, 2017, 9:48 p.m.
College basketball evolving into distinctively NBA game
Rick Pitino watched in amazement as the Michigan Wolverines made 11 second-half 3-pointers, many from well beyond the arc.
Sun., March 19, 2017, 3:58 p.m.
Moe Wagner’s big game sends Michigan past Louisville in NCAAs
Moe Wagner scored a career high 26 points, made the basket that spurred Michigan’s furious second-half rally and capped the day with a 3-pointer to give the Wolverines the lead …
Fri., March 17, 2017, 4:45 p.m.
Michigan delivers 3-point punch to knock out Oklahoma St.
Derrick Walton Jr. scored 26 points and had 11 assists as the Wolverines made a school record 16 3-pointers in an NCAA Tournament game, getting past Oklahoma State 92-91 in …
Fri., March 17, 2017, 12:07 p.m.
Former Michigan player Jourdan Lewis charged with domestic violence
Former Michigan cornerback and NFL prospect Jourdan Lewis has been charged with misdemeanor domestic violence after authorities say he assaulted his girlfriend. Lewis was arraigned Thursday in 15th District Court …
Sat., March 11, 2017, 10:03 p.m.
Derrick Walton Jr. carries Michigan Wolverines into Big Ten title game
Seconds after his coach told Michigan players to quit bickering, Derrick Walton Jr. had his own message to deliver.
Fri., March 10, 2017, 11:20 a.m.
Michigan’s wild Big Ten ride continues with win over Purdue
Michigan’s wild journey carried right on into the Big Ten semifinals with a 74-70 overtime upset of 13th-ranked Purdue behind D.J. Wilson’s 26 points. The eighth-seeded Wolverines next face Minnesota …
Fri., Dec. 30, 2016, 9:29 p.m.
No. 10 FSU wins wild Orange Bowl over No. 6 Michigan, 33-32
Deondre Francois threw a 12-yard touchdown pass to Nyqwan Murray with 36 seconds remaining, and No. 10 Florida State beat No. 6 Michigan 33-32 in a wild Orange Bowl on …
Mon., Nov. 28, 2016, 6 p.m.
Big Ten reprimands Jim Harbaugh for criticizing officials
The Big Ten reprimanded Michigan coach Jim Harbaugh and fined the school $10,000 on Monday for violating the conference’s sportsmanship policy by criticizing officials after the Ohio State game.
Sun., Nov. 27, 2016, 5:43 p.m.
Michigan-Ohio State most-watched college game of season
ESPN says the Michigan-Ohio State double-overtime thriller drew more than 16.6 million viewers, making it the most-watched college football game this season.
Tue., Nov. 22, 2016, 6:15 p.m.
Latest playoff rankings look promising for Ohio State
Alabama, Ohio State, Michigan and Clemson held the top four spots in the College Football Playoff rankings for the second straight week and Washington moved up a spot to fifth …
Thu., Aug. 18, 2016, 7:07 p.m.
Harbaugh up to $7 million in pay annually with Michigan paying insurance premiums
Michigan has agreed to pay a $2 million annual life insurance premium for Jim Harbaugh, effectively increasing the football coach’s pay to $7 million a year.
Sun., Aug. 7, 2016, 5:12 p.m.
Michigan plans to play Peppers 3 ways and up to 100 plays
Jabrill Peppers may be on the field for up to 100 plays a game this season for Michigan.
Tue., March 1, 2016, 9:17 p.m.
Playing it coy, Harbaugh wins perception battle
The benefits for practicing in sunny Florida are pretty obvious. It’s warm. It’s outdoors. It’s a happy escape from a northern winter’s last cold breaths.
UPDATED: Tue., Oct. 20, 2015, 10:17 p.m.
Michigan punter O’Neill doesn’t mind his new notoriety
Michigan punter Blake O’Neill is shrugging off the fact that perhaps millions of people probably didn’t know who he was last week.
Sun., Oct. 18, 2015, 6:23 p.m.
Michigan A.D. condemns ‘vicious comments’ toward player
Michigan’s athletic director has released an open letter urging fans to avoid “thoughtless comments” after a punting mistake cost the Wolverines Saturday night’s game against Michigan State. Jim Hackett does …
Sat., Oct. 17, 2015, 9:31 p.m.
Top 25 roundup: Spartans shock Wolverines with late fumble return
Jalen Watts-Jackson grabbed the football on a flubbed punt attempt and lumbered 38 yards into the end zone for a touchdown on the final play of the game, giving No. …
Fri., Aug. 28, 2015
Michigan’s Jim Harbaugh discusses recent phone conversation with Michael Jordan
Jim Harbaugh is quite a celebrity these days, but even he was taken aback when he received a phone call recently from Michael Jordan. Michigan signed a deal with Nike …
Tue., Feb. 17, 2015
Michigan player who survived two crashes receives honor
Austin Hatch, the Michigan freshman who is playing for the Wolverines after surviving two tragic plane crashes, will receive the U.S. Basketball Writers Association’s Most Courageous Award for 2015. Hatch …
Wed., Dec. 31, 2014
Jim Harbaugh to Michigan student reporter: ‘Heck of a job’
Jim Harbaugh paused during his introductory news conference at Michigan on Tuesday to offer a few kind words to a reporter from the campus newspaper who showed up at the …
Wed., Dec. 3, 2014
Coach Brady Hoke fired at Michigan
Michigan has fired football coach Brady Hoke after four seasons. Interim athletic director Jim Hackett made the announcement Tuesday. The Wolverines have struggled to regain their status among the top …
Sat., Nov. 1, 2014
In brief: Michigan athletic director Dave Brandon resigns
NCAA: Michigan athletic director Dave Brandon has resigned, setting the stage for new leadership at the top of one of the nation’s most prominent athletic departments. Brandon’s resignation comes amid …
Sun., Sept. 21, 2014
College football: Big Ten has big day, with one exception: Michigan
LOS ANGELES – What a comeback for old-time Big Ten football (except for Michigan). The proud, venerable league of Dick Butkus and Archie Griffin earned back some respect Saturday with …
Mon., Sept. 8, 2014
Horrible Saturday night levels Big Ten’s bullies
It’s barely September and the Big Ten might be out of the inaugural College Football Playoff race. Three of its biggest bullies – No. 7 Michigan State, No. 8 Ohio …
Sun., March 30, 2014
Kentucky took the hard way to verge of Final Four
INDIANAPOLIS – If the crew of growing-on-the-job freshmen at Kentucky find themselves in Dallas next week, nobody can tell them they didn’t take the toughest path possible. Their journey through …
Sat., March 29, 2014
Wolverines withstand Volunteers rally
INDIANAPOLIS – Michigan coach John Beilein had watched his team blow almost all of a 15-point lead, and he was sure he knew how Tennessee would try to take the …
Sun., Jan. 26, 2014
Top 25 highlights: Wolverines continue to roll over top-10 teams
Nik Stauskas made a tiebreaking 3-pointer with 3:12 left and finished with 19 points and freshman Derrick Walton Jr. scored a season-high 19, lifting No. 21 Michigan to an 80-75 …
Sun., Jan. 19, 2014
College basketball: Wolverines upset No. 3 Badgers in Wisconsin
Nik Stauskus scored 23 points and hit a key 3-pointer with 48 seconds left, and Michigan (13-4, 5-0 Big Ten) fended off a late surge for a 77-70 win Saturday …