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National Football Lynch-mob

And when rules become unreasonably unjust, whether or not they are followed becomes no longer a reflection on the perpetrator. You can almost hear Thomas Jefferson bellow from his grave: “If a law is unjust, a man is not only right to disobey it, he is obligated to do so.”

Hunter SwoggerNational Football Lynch-mob
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Key Upsets Revive Michigan Hockey

Winter break was exactly what Michigan hockey needed to return to winning form. Since final exams ended, the Wolverines are 4-0, with three of their victories coming against top-ten teams. The team has played incredibly in the face of tough competition, and as Big Ten play continues, a league championship is no longer out of reach.

Jake ThorneKey Upsets Revive Michigan Hockey
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Harbaugh’s Staff Comes Together Quickly

Jim Harbaugh’s first order of business as the new head football coach at Michigan was to assemble a coaching staff that would rival those of other national powerhouses.

Steve LampertHarbaugh’s Staff Comes Together Quickly
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Harbaugh’s Homecoming Commences Football Restoration

Jim Harbaugh is coming to Michigan. What seemed like a pipe dream to many Michigan football fans after the 42-28 loss to Ohio in late November has now turned into a reality. Students, alumni, fans, and even former players cannot contain their excitement. The talk of Harbaugh’s decision to accept the head coaching position has taken over social media and …

Steve LampertHarbaugh’s Homecoming Commences Football Restoration
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Homecoming: Harbaugh Hired as New Head Coach

After weeks of speculation, the search is over.  At a press conference today, interim athletic director Jim Hackett announced that former San Francisco 49er’s coach Jim Harbaugh has been hired as the new head coach of the Michigan football team.  While Hackett did not go into specifics, Harbaugh has agreed to a seven year contract with the University for approximately …

Jake ThorneHomecoming: Harbaugh Hired as New Head Coach

Michigan Athletics Under President Schlissel

It has been an unpredictably chaotic first semester for newly elected U-M President Mark Schlissel.  His initial goal of improving the academic allure of the University has seemingly been sidelined by the conundrum surrounding the crumbling athletic department, including the recent resignation of athletic director Dave Brandon.  Michigan Athletics seems to be in a rough spot, and fingers have been …

Michigan ReviewMichigan Athletics Under President Schlissel
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Michigan Football Recap

It was a tough season for all involved in the Michigan football family in 2014. In a season that saw the athletic director resign, a full-scale national media crisis, and a player arrested on charges of domestic violence combined with uninspiring play on the field, one thing about the offseason is for sure; changes will be coming. These changes will …

Steve LampertMichigan Football Recap
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Former Wolverine in Bankruptcy

On November 20th, former Michigan hockey player, Jack Johnson, filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy, despite his multi-million dollar salary playing for the Columbus Blue Jackets in the National Hockey League.  The Columbus Dispatch claims that Johnson reported only $50,000 in assets against an astounding $15 million dollars in debt.  What’s even crazier about this bankruptcy story is that Johnson didn’t …

Jake ThorneFormer Wolverine in Bankruptcy
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Michigan Basketball Preview: Expectations Persist Despite Lost Talent

For the second consecutive season, coach John Beilein will be tasked with refueling Michigan basketball after losing multiple underclassmen to the NBA Draft. Thankfully for the Wolverines, this problem is a sign of a successful basketball program and coach Beilein and his staff seem to have a keen eye for finding top high school talent with the proper skill set …

Steve LampertMichigan Basketball Preview: Expectations Persist Despite Lost Talent
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Dave Brandon Steps Down as AD

The people are finally getting what they want. On Friday October 31st, President Mark Schlissel announced that Dave Brandon had resigned as athletic director at the University of Michigan. Schlissel has named former Steelcase CEO Jim Hackett as the interim athletic director in the wake of Brandon’s resignation. Schlissel’s initial statement was firm and clear. “Dave feels that it would …

Steve LampertDave Brandon Steps Down as AD