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 champion.

Beilein on Sports and Spirituality

Catholic or not, spiritual or not, the idea that spirituality and sports don’t have to be in constant competition with each other is one we should embrace. Who knows, maybe Luke Scott wasn’t that far off when he said, “I believe God is a sports fan.”

A Man of Few Words: Red Berenson’s Revival of Michigan Hockey

To open a season of high expectations, Michigan pummeled Toronto in an exhibition contest at Yost Ice Arena by a score of eight to one–a final result surprising no one.  The Wolverines are coming off a relatively underwhelming 2014 season, finishing 20th in the poll and missing an automatic berth to the NCAA playoff […]

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 […]