Michigan

aeds
March 13, 2024

Michigan bill would require public schools to have AEDs

Michigan lawmakers have brought forth a series of bills that would require schools to have automated external defibrillators (AEDs) and an emergency action plan around student-athletes suffering a cardiac event. Earlier this week, the Michigan Hou...


data breach
January 2, 2024

NCAA investigates Catapult college football data breach

The NCAA announced on Friday—just days ahead of its College Football Playoff—that they are investigating a suspected data breach at the sports performance analytics company, Catapult. This came to light during a press conference with Alabama p...


howard
December 13, 2023

Michigan’s Juwan Howard involved in incident with team’s strength coach

Michigan coach Juwan Howard reportedly was involved in a confrontation with strength and conditioning coach Jon Sanderson during a recent practice, multiple outlets reported Monday. According to The Athletic, the incident is undergoing a...


jeter
November 15, 2023

Derek Jeter gifts $5M for alma mater baseball/softball field upgrades

Hall of Fame New York Yankee second baseman Derek Jeter returned to his Michigan roots to give his alma mater $5 million worth of renovations to its baseball and softball fields. Jeter worked with Kalamazoo Public Schools, the Cal Ripken, Sr. Foun...


concussion
November 7, 2023

University of Michigan Concussion Center helps athletes with head injuries

High school cheerleaders, like Catherine Vick from Paw Paw High School in Michigan, are among the most likely student-athletes to suffer a concussion. Vick suffered a concussion as a 10th-grader, and after telling her coaches, she entered a return...


michigan
October 24, 2023

Michigan closer to approving NIL for high school athletes

Michigan could become the 35th state to allow high school student-athletes to profit off of their Name, Image, and Likeness (NIL). Last week, the Michigan House passed a bill that would prohibit athletic associations and schools from not allowing ...


howard
May 22, 2023

Schembechler resigns from Michigan over Twitter remarks

The son of Michigan football coach legend Bo Schembechler had a short-lived coaching stint with the Wolverines program. Shemy Schembechler was hired early last week as an assistant director of recruiting on Jim Harbaugh's staff. He resigned a few ...


gymnastics
April 4, 2023

Michigan gymnastics coach suspended for misconduct allegations

A Michigan-based gymnastics coach has been suspended for two years by the U.S. Center for SafeSport for what they call physical and emotional misconduct. Nanci Moore, a gymnastics coach at Bay Valley Academy in Michigan, was suspended for allegati...