Can Michigan take the next step? Luke Fickell’s impact on Wisconsin? Recruit Mailbag

Recruitment never stops. Neither do your questions. And if we haven’t answered your question, don’t be discouraged! We’ll be addressing some on Stars Matter, our weekly recruiting podcast, which can be found on The Andy Staples Show feed. Check for new episodes every Thursday morning. Note: Submitted questions have been edited slightly for clarity and … Read more

Pete Hoekstra competes in the Michigan GOP chair race

The race for the next leader of the Michigan Republican Party is getting a little bigger. Former US Ambassador to the Netherlands Pete Hoekstra joins Tuscola County Republican Party Chairman Billy Putman, former gubernatorial candidate Garrett Soldano and Republican attorney general candidate Matt DePerno. The Detroit News reports Soldano and DePerno are running together as … Read more

After Ohio State Football’s offense stumbles again against Michigan, where will Ryan Day make corrections?

COLUMBUS, Ohio — Ohio State’s defensive mistakes in The Game were loud, harrowing and impossible to ignore. In contrast, the Buckeyes’ offensive disappointments were more subtle. No pick-sixes or scoop-and-score fumbling. No wide open drops in the center of the field. Not even the fringing crush that Michigan thrived on in Ann Arbor a year … Read more

Safety policies were not enforced prior to the Michigan school shootings

1 out of 6 Former Oxford Community Schools Treasurer Korey Bailey speaks during a press conference at the Legacy Center in Oxford, Michigan on Monday, November 28, 2022. (Daniel Mears/Detroit News via AP) 1 out of 6 Former Oxford Community Schools Treasurer Korey Bailey speaks during a press conference at the Legacy Center in Oxford, … Read more

Michigan basketball faces a difficult test against No. 3 Virginia

When asked about the “better known” opponents following the Michigan men’s basketball team’s win last Wednesday, Michigan coach Juwan Howard dismissed the notion. “I watch every game we play (against) high-quality opponents,” Howard said. But even if Howard considers every team the Wolverines have played top-flight against to date — regardless of their rank, conference, … Read more

Purdue QB Aidan O’Connell with family after brother’s death, still expecting to play Michigan

Purdue quarterback Aidan O’Connell returned home with his family after last weekend’s win in Indiana. He still hasn’t returned to campus. As the Boilermakers began preparing for their first Big Ten championship game, their starting quarterback and undisputed leader stayed in Illinois with his family while they mourned the recent death of O’Connell’s oldest brother, … Read more

College Football Rankings: Predicting the CFP Top 25 for Week 14

Championship Week is here and that means we have two more editions of the College Football Playoff Rankings before the semifinals begin. But before that, it’s time to predict what the top 25 will look like. The top 4 isn’t exactly a mystery right now: Georgia is the No. 1 consensus team in America, and … Read more

Big Ten fines Michigan $100,000 over tunnel incident

Field level media The Big Ten fined Michigan State $100,000 and suspended Spartans cornerback Kahry Crump for an additional eight games for the Oct. 29 tunnel brawl in Ann Arbor, Michigan. The conference also censured host Michigan for its game administration policies. The $100,000 fine is the largest ever imposed by the conference. “The Big … Read more