An Ode to Legacy

At the Review, we are dedicated to the proud sporting legacy that is ours in Ann Arbor. In 2015, our writers aim to paint profiles of athletes and coaches, to offer us a glimpse at the heart of the campion.

Ausmus Out, Gardenhire In: Tigers’ Quest for AL Pennant

Attention, students! Are you looking for a quiet place to study? Go to Comerica Park during a game—nobody will be there to bother you! Attendance at the stadium has become nonexistent because the Detroit Tigers currently are in dead last. This means no playoff baseball in the Motor City this fall, which for Detroiters is […]

Michigan Boxing Prepares to Defend National Title

This Thursday, Michigan Boxing looks to defend their national title from some of the best collegiate boxing talent in the nation.  With both returning champions and new competitors in the ring, as well as solid leadership from captains Kevin Bosma and Kate Johnson, it’s a night you won’t want to miss.

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.”

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.

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]