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Leaders and Best? Michigan Football’s Latest Episode Has Many Questioning Those In Charge

Starting any football season at Michigan with a 2-3 record would normally cause enough chaos to make the leaders of the Michigan athletic department endure sleepless nights without question. With Michigan trailing 27-7 into the 4th quarter of their contest against Minnesota, it was clear that coach Brady Hoke and potentially even athletic director Dave Brandon would have to endure …

Steve LampertLeaders and Best? Michigan Football’s Latest Episode Has Many Questioning Those In Charge
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FOOTBALL FALLOUT: STUDENTS PROTEST TO FIRE DAVE BRANDON

ANN ARBOR, Mich. — Hundreds of students rallied at the Diag on Tuesday evening to protest Michigan Athletic Director Dave Brandon in light of his department’s handling of the Shane Morris injury. Morris, who wasn’t taken out of Saturday’s game versus Minnesota despite nearly fainting after taking a brutal hit, is now said to have a “probable, mild concussion.” Now …

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Choose Your Role Model Athletes Wisely

Cheating, racism, domestic violence, homosexuality, and child abuse: all of these issues confront Americans in all facets of both public and private life. Most shockingly though, these important societal issues have been placed at the forefront of the public eye this summer through, of all platforms, sports. Unfortunately, it has been the athletes, teams, and leagues’ role as perpetrators, not …

Steve LampertChoose Your Role Model Athletes Wisely

The Athletic Department Gets it Right with the New Football Student Seating Policy

Central Student Government and the athletic department have put together a new football student seating system beginning next season that should solve many of the problems regarding student attendance at home football games. The package addresses the incentives to not only attend the games but also to arrive early, while accommodating students’ most pressing desire: the ability to reserve groups …

Steve LampertThe Athletic Department Gets it Right with the New Football Student Seating Policy

Michigan Sets their Sights on the NCAA Tournament After Tough Loss to Rival in the Big Ten Championship

  The final weekend of the regular season provided no shortage of drama for the Wolverines in the Big Ten Tournament. After receiving their ever first No.1 seed, Michigan fended off a tough Illinois team in the quarterfinals by a score of 64-63. Jordan Morgan nailed the go-ahead floater in the paint to give Michigan the lead with 7.9 seconds …

Steve LampertMichigan Sets their Sights on the NCAA Tournament After Tough Loss to Rival in the Big Ten Championship

Pistons fire Maurice Cheeks

The Detroit Pistons fired first-year head coach Maurice Cheeks on Sunday morning 50 games into his tenure with the organization. The Pistons are 21-29 on the season, and have won back-to-back games – including a 126-109 victory against the Denver Nuggets on Saturday. “This was a difficult decision for the organization to make but we needed to make a change,” …

Chris KudialisPistons fire Maurice Cheeks

Calm, Cool, Steady Wolverines Just Keep Winning

On December 14th, the Wolverines were 8-4. Just over a week later, they found out they were losing their star big man, Mitch McGary, for the season. It’s almost a guarantee, though, that John Beilein and his young team weren’t panicking. And that’s what seems to be the guiding principle of 2014 Michigan basketball. Cool, calm, steady, un-phased, and ready …

Steve LampertCalm, Cool, Steady Wolverines Just Keep Winning

Michigan’s New Big Time Football Hire Restores the Energy Around the Program after a Disappointing 2013

On Thursday January 9th, only a day after the announcement that offensive coordinator Al Borges would not be returning in 2014, Michigan announced the hiring of their new offensive coordinator, Doug Nussmeier. The move was quite a surprise and the speed at which it was executed was quite impressive for a program that has struggled in the past with coaching …

Steve LampertMichigan’s New Big Time Football Hire Restores the Energy Around the Program after a Disappointing 2013

Pistons dominate short-handed Sixers, 113-96

Auburn Hills, MI – Andre Drummond scored a game-high 22 points and grabbed 14 rebounds as the Detroit Pistons defeated the Philadelphia 76ers Saturday at the Palace of Auburn Hills, 113-96. Greg Monroe scored 21 points for Detroit and added 12 rebounds, and Kyle Singler had 20 points and 10 rebounds. Brandon Jennings also had 20 points, and the Pistons …

Chris KudialisPistons dominate short-handed Sixers, 113-96

The Review’s Super Bowl Preview

When the Seattle Seahawks and Denver Broncos meet up in Super Bowl XLVIII, it will be the ultimate clash of styles in what should make for a truly memorable game. The Seahawks, the top ranked defense in the league, will test the Broncos, the top ranked offense in the league. The Broncos are a finesse, up tempo, quick-starting offensive unit, …

Steve LampertThe Review’s Super Bowl Preview