Who's got it better than Michigan? Nobody, at least that's what Jim Harbaugh and Michigan fans will tell you. Harbaugh pounds the message into your head in a recent rap video.
Denzel Valentine hit a buzzer-beater to force overtime and hit another buzzer-beater in overtime to send the Chicago Bulls past the Minnesota Timberwolves, 84-82, in the NBA Summer League championship game Monday night.
Let’s kick off this party with a nice Q&A in the Minneapolis Star Tribune with Gopher AD Mark Coyle. Coyle has a lot on his plate as he looks to stabilize an athletic department that needs leadership … and fund raising. *** It was great for Michigan to add Notre Dame back to its sked in 2018 and 2019. But the return of the rivalry created a scheduling quandary. The Wolverines will have road trips to both Michigan State and Ohio State in 2018, along with a junket to Notre Dame. Whoa!!! The following year, the Wolverines will play all
If time and money weren’t issues, which Big Ten games would you want to attend this season? Let me help you out. I have built the ultimate Big Ten itinerary for 2016, identifying what I feel will be the biggest game in each of the 13 weeks of the upcoming season. You’re welcome. [ MORE: Relive Tom Dienhart’s 2015 ultimate roadtrip | And 2014 ] Now, pack your Zubaz, tank top, flip flops, bucket hat and Red Bull … and let’s go! Week 1, Sept. 3: Wisconsin vs. LSU (Green Bay, Wis.). No Big Ten team has a more daunting
Ask any coach, and he’ll tell you the most difficult position to recruit is defensive line. It’s a challenge to find players who are big AND quick. That’s why good d-linemen are so cherished. And, Michigan State has a good one in Malik McDowell, who leads my list of top 10 Big Ten defensive linemen. [ MORE: Top 7 quarterbacks | Top 10 wide receivers | Top 10 running backs | Top 10 offensive linemen | Full unit rankings ] Here’s my complete top 10 list. 1. Malik McDowell, Michigan State, Jr. He thinks he’s the best d-lineman in the
BTN and BTN2Go will provide more than 13 hours of live coverage at Big Ten Football Media Days in 2016. Coverage will include the press conferences of all 14 Big Ten head football coaches, as well as remarks by Big Ten Commissioner Jim Delany. From 1 p.m. ET through 3 p.m. ET on Monday, July 25, BTN will televise remarks from Pat Fitzgerald (Northwestern), Darrell Hazell (Purdue), Chris Ash (Rutgers), James Franklin (Penn State), Tracy Claeys (Minnesota), Mike Riley (Nebraska) and Jim Harbaugh (Michigan). Immediately afterward, from 3 p.m. ET – 7 p.m. ET, the coaches and their students will
Thoughts and prayers to former Michigan RB coach Fred Jackson, whose nephew was a shooting victim in Baton Rouge. Montrell Jackson, 32, a 10-year-veteran of the Baton Rouge Police Department, was one of three police officers killed in an ambush shooting just a mile from police headquarters. *** There are some interesting QB battles in the Big Ten. One such competition is at Penn State. Most program watchers feel Trace McSorley, a redshirt sophomore from Virginia who replaced an injured Christian Hackenberg in January’s TaxSlayer Bowl, will win the job. But James Franklin says it’s an open competition. Could Tommy
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