Michigan football plucks Cowboys coach as new co-DC

Jim Harbaugh, Michigan Wolverines. (Photo by Justin Casterline/Getty Images) The Michigan football team has pried a defensive coach away from the Dallas Cowboys.Jim Harbaugh has opted to go with NFL defensive assistants to reclaim his sunken Michigan football defense. He hired Mike Macdonald away from his older brother John’s Baltimore Ravens and has now landed Maurice Linguist, formerly…Continue Reading

Bracketology: Michigan moves to No. 1 seed line in latest projection

By Joe Lunardi Updated: 1/13/2021 at 8:00 a.m. ETThe 2020-21 college basketball season is unique. All involved – coaches, players, administrators, media, fans – can expect postponements, cancellations and adjustments to the normal cycle of games and the postseason.This includes the NCAA tournament, which is under the largest microscope after the abrupt end to the…Continue Reading

Former Michigan Gov. Rick Snyder has been criminally charged with willful neglect in connection with the Flint water crisis, report says

Former Michigan Gov. Rick Snyder has been criminally charged with willful neglect of duty in connection with the Flint water crisis, the Associated Press reported Wednesday.  Former Michigan health director Nick Lyons is another official also expected to face charges.  The Flint water crisis started in 2014, when the city decided to switch to a…Continue Reading

Michigan attorney general says the state capitol is ‘not safe’ after bomb threat and armed protests

Just one week after the attempted coup at the US Capitol, Michigan’s attorney general announced on Twitter that the state capitol building is unsafe. A bomb threat was reported to Michigan’s capitol building one day after the Capitol siege in Washington, DC, but ultimately no bomb was ever found. On Monday, the Michigan Capitol Commission…Continue Reading

Dickinson-led No. 10 Michigan routs No. 16 Minnesota 82-57

ANN ARBOR, Mich. (AP) — Hunter Dickinson has deflected credit for his sensational season to teammates and coaches, refusing to bask in glory after scoring in double digits in every game and being the leading scorer for an undefeated team.After his latest impressive performance, he credited Michigan strength and conditioning coach Jon Sanderson for helping…Continue Reading

Former Michigan OL Zach Carpenter Announces Transfer to Indiana

BLOOMINGTON, Ind. — Former Michigan offensive lineman Zach Carpenter has found a new home in the Big Ten.Carpenter announced on New Year’s Eve that he is officially transferring to Indiana.On Dec. 10, Carpenter announced his intents to transfer from Michigan. He wrote: “I want to thank coach Harbaugh, coach Warriner and the rest of the staff…Continue Reading

Michigan football: Could Jim Harbaugh hire Tom Herman as offensive coordinator?

Tom Herman, Texas Longhorns. (Mandatory Credit: Kirby Lee-USA TODAY Sports) If Jim Harbaugh hired Tom Herman to coach on his Michigan offense, the world would explode.Tom Herman needs a job after being fired by the Texas Longhorns and all the money in the world on Jim Harbaugh‘s potential extension at Michigan is not going to…Continue Reading

AP: Michigan spent $136M on medical gear early in pandemic

TRAVERSE CITY, Mich. (AP) — Michigan spent $136.6 million on masks, gloves and other gear during the early months of the coronavirus pandemic, when officials were racing against time — and other states — to protect medical personnel and other essential workers, an Associated Press analysis found.The nationwide analysis found that states paid more than…Continue Reading