University of Michigan

January 25, 2021

Michigan Athletics on 2-Week Pause After COVID-19 Outbreak

The University of Michigan athletics department shut down for a two-week period over the weekend after confirmed cases of the B.1.1.7 COVID-19 variant were found, according to a report from The Detroit Free Press. The shutdown includes stoppages f...

November 23, 2020

Duncan Robinson’s Rise from NCAA DIII to NBA Finals

If you tuned into the Miami Heat and their run to the NBA Finals there’s one thing you know for sure: Duncan Robinson played Division III men’s basketball and did so at Williams College.  The now well-known factoid heard on ESPN, printed in n...

October 29, 2012

U Of Michigan Athletes Sign Social Media Policy To Help Stem Incidents

AnnArbor.com, Kellie Woodhousehttp://www.annarbor.com/news/as-twitter-incidents-multiply-michigan-athletes-sign-social-media-contract-and-try-to-avoid-controve/For college athletes, social media use tends toward the extreme: It’s either a bless...

April 20, 2012

Michigan Decides Against Bringing Band To Game In Texas To Save $400K

Detroit News, Angelique S. Chengelishttp://www.detroitnews.com/article/20120419/SPORTS0201/204190476/Michigan-band-won-t-travel-Alabama-game-Texas?odyssey=mod|newswell|text|Sports|pMichigan will play defending national champion Alabama in the season ...

March 13, 2012

U Of Michigan Asking For $2 Million More For Historic Windows In Ice Arena

Crain’s Detroit Business, Bill Sheahttp://www.crainsdetroit.com/article/20120312/FREE/120319983#The University of Michigan’s athletic department will ask the board of regents this week for permission to spend an additional $2 million for ...

January 20, 2012

U Of Michigan A.D. Brandon Doesn’t Want Football Playoff

Yahoo!Sports, Graham Watsonhttp://sports.yahoo.com/blogs/ncaaf-dr-saturday/michigan-ad-dave-brandon-hates-idea-playoff-system-173143336.htmlCount Michigan athletic director Dave Brandon among those who are against a playoff in major college football....

January 4, 2012

Could A Mascot Drive Revenue At U Of Michigan?

TheNewsHerald.com, James David Dicksonhttp://www.thenewsherald.com/articles/2012/01/03/sports/doc4f0357bfa173c700399282.txt?viewmode=fullstoryShould the University of Michigan have a mascot?When a reporter asked U-M athletic director Dave Brandon tha...