As the University of Michigan basketball team got ready to play Texas Southern in the NCAA Tournament on Saturday, Isaiah Livers could be seen in a black shirt, cheering on his teammates. The shirt had a hashtag in white lettering. It read #NotNCAAProperty. Despite suffering a stress fracture that ended his season, he made an […]
It’s Not Over Yet
All in all, Michigan should count themselves lucky, as their loss may not even matter in the long run. With both Clemson and Washington falling as well to unranked opponents, Michigan’s chances of making it back to playoff contention still remain strong. Amongst the volatility and unpredictable nature of the College Football Playoff rankings, Michigan’s […]
The Road Ahead
What then is the future, the road ahead, for Michigan Basketball? Simply put, there is work to be done, but we have the tools to succeed. Watching the team at both its best and worse throughout the year, I saw the potential next year’s team will have. And it all starts with the fundamentals.
The Case for Expanding College Football Playoffs
Let’s face it fellow college football fans—since its inaugural season last year, the college football playoff has undermined and stolen the postseason thrill from the traditional BCS format. Unless it is your team or school, nobody pays attention to the teams included in BCS bowl games anymore. With the new kid in town, sports fans across America have made the transition to a more thrilling, nerve racking college football playoff format.
If You Want A Bigger Maize Rage, Show Up to the Games
Our student section doesn’t adequately represent the national standing and prestige our program deserves. Assembly Hall. Krzyzewskiville. The “Izzone”. All three of these locales inspire images of tradition and success within the realm of college basketball — although the Izzone has experienced attrition of morale following recent upset losses to unranked Wisconsin and Nebraska. Their stands […]
The NFL vs. Freedom of Expression
Fortunately, the NFL hasn’t yet created a rule defining acceptable hairstyles. Although, knowing the league, I’m sure they’ll have someone on that shortly.
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.”