English has pledged to skydive if EMU can raise at least $60,000 through its golf outing June 8 and other donations. He got four of his assistants, including former Michigan running back Mike Hart, to agree to jump if EMU raises at least $30,000.
The Big Ten released its schedule of conference games for the 2014 season — the first season with new members Rutgers and Maryland, and the first season with the new East and West Divisions.
At the Big Ten’s spring meetings on Wednesday, commissioner Jim Delany talked about the conference getting away from the standard slotting of teams and putting in a set of parameters to avoid "bowl fatigue."
A year ago, the Big Ten's athletic directors sat in meetings and said the conference was not looking to further expand just a year after Nebraska came onboard.
The one certainty is the Rose Bowl. After that, most of the Big Ten athletic directors are open to new venues, especially after many have been in the same part of the country for long periods of time.
Wisconsin athletic director Barry Alvarez said he expects the schedule to be revealed as the conference's athletic directors wrap up their spring meetings.
Big Ten officials announced the new football division alignments almost two weeks ago, but that doesn’t mean there will be little to talk about this week as the conference’s athletic directors meet in Chicago.
As he relaxes on the big, white, leather sectional couch in his office, sunshine spilling through the sliding glass doors that lead out to a small patio, Kiffin seems at ease as he considers the future of a coaching career spent mostly in the brightest of spotlights.
Indiana University’s hiring of a decorated diving coach to help lead its renowned aquatics program is drawing fire from critics who say his bachelor’s degree is bogus and that his selection sends the wrong message to students.
Jimmy Pickens had a two-run home run and Justin Hovis a two-run double Wednesday as Michigan State beat Eastern Michigan, 6-3, in its final home game this season
Now that Oakland University has joined the Horizon League, effective July 1, Kampe challenged the student body Wednesday, saying its time for them to do their part in helping to create a rivalry with longtime league member Detroit.
Michigan will travel to Duke on Dec. 3, while Michigan State will host North Carolina on Dec. 4 as part of the 12-game schedule announced Wednesday. Both MSU and U-M are expected to be among the highest-ranked teams in the country next season.
Complete schedules for all six teams for the inaugural season, which commences Nov. 29 with Ohio State at Michigan and Wisconsin at Minnesota. The conference tournament begins March 20.
Concierge Auctions says the home, on the shores of the mountain lake, was originally listed at $10.95 million, but will be auctioned to the highest bidder. A brochure says it has "jaw-dropping 270-degree cascading mountain, lake and sunset views."
Oakland University accepted an invitation to join the Horizon League effective July 1 on Tuesday. Oakland sponsors 18 sports. It joined the Summit League in ...
With Ohio State’s Deshaun Thomas, Indiana’s Cody Zeller and Victor Oladipo and U-M’s Trey Burke and Tim Hardaway Jr. leaving early for the NBA, next season the ...
The Little Caesars Pizza Bowl announced its kickoff time Tuesday — 6 p.m. on Dec. 26 at Ford Field in Detroit.
According to a report in the St. Louis Post-Dispatch, each of the 12 conference schools will receive $25.7 million in revenue sharing, with a $7.6 million ...
No. 1 Michigan, No. 2 Nebraska, No. 3 Minnesota and No. 4 Wisconsin receive first-round byes on the opening day of the Big Ten tournament Thursday in Lincoln, ...
A rule change passed Thursday by the NCAA Division I Board of Directors means the basketball season can begin two weeks earlier than last season. Teams may ...
Notre Dame Stadium, currently used fewer than 10 times a year for home football games and other events, could become a hub for regular student life and ...
SEC commissioner Mike Slive said Thursday the SEC Network will produce 1,000 live events each year, including 450 televised on the network and 550 distributed ...
Trickett was released from his Florida State scholarship last month and Michigan reportedly was one of the schools Trickett was considering. West Virginia ...
LeKan Ajayi , a 6-foot-10 center, and Darell Combs , a 6-1 guard, signed national letters-of-intent to play men’s basketball at Eastern Michigan. Both players ...
In a 30-year, $60 million agreement announced Monday, the home of the university’s basketball teams will be known immediately as State Farm Center.
Michigan athletic director Dave Brandon said Sunday afternoon he's relieved to get this announcement out of the way, so they can all move to the next step — ...
Here are players from local colleges and high schools that were selected in the NFL draft or signed with teams as free agents.
McCallum, a 6-2 guard who averaged 18.7 points, 4.5 assists and 1.9 steals for the Titans this season, made his decision Saturday and his father and Detroit ...
Carder threw for 3,973 yards and 31 TDs his junior year, including 479 yards and five touchdowns in a win over Connecticut. He guided the Broncos to another ...
On Sunday, Big Ten presidents are expected to vote via conference call on the new East and West divisions as proposed by the athletic directors, ESPN.com first ...
In the Blogs
Angelique Chengelis Michigan’s spring game â€“ it will be a situational scrimmage â€“ is Saturday at Michigan Stadium and is free to the public. Gates open at 10 a.m., the alumni football...
Geoff Robinson Michigan and Louisville tip-off at 9:23 p.m. tonight for the national championship. For the Wolverines, it would be the program’s first national title in men’s basketball since 1989. Follow all...
- Rutgers makes Louisville's Hermann AD - 05:30 PM
- Top prep prospect Andrew Wiggins signs with Kansas - 05:26 PM
- New Rutgers basketball coach doesn't have degree - 08:12 PM
- Michigan's break from Webber, Taylor, Bullock ends - 06:18 PM
- NCAA hoops semifinal games moving to cable in 2014 - 11:52 AM
Sports on TV
Where to watch the big game in Metro Detroit
- 3:30 Tampa Bay at Baltimore , Fox
- 8 Detroit at Texas , FSD/97.1
- 8 San Francisco at Colorado , MLB
- 9:15 Alexander vs. Purdy and Peterson vs. Matthysse , SHO
- 11a Central Florida at East Carolina , FSD
- Noon Pittsburgh at Louisville , ESPNU
- 1 Mississippi at LSU , CBSSN
- 1 Michigan at Nebraska , BTN
- 3 Clemson at Florida State , ESPNU
- 4 Indiana at Ohio State , BTN
- 4 Notre Dame at Cincinnati , CBSSN
- 12:30 NCAA, Cornell vs. Ohio State , ESPN2
- 3 NCAA, Yale vs. Syracuse , ESPN2
- 3 Regionals,Texas A&M vs. Baylor , ESPN
- 5:30 Regionals,Arizona vs. Pennsylvania , ESPN
- 6 Regionals, Arizona State vs. Georgia , ESPNU
- 8 Regionals, College Station (Texas) matchup , ESPN2
- 8:30 Regionals, San Jose State vs. San Diego State , ESPNU
- 11 Regionals, Tempe (Ariz.) matchup , ESPNU
- 7 Tour of California , NBCSN
- 10a X Games , ESPN
- 8 X Games , ESPN2
- 7 Arena, Orlando at Philadelphia , CBSSN
- 6a Euro. World Match Play , GC
- 1 PGA Byron Nelson Ch. , GC
- 3 PGA Byron Nelson Ch. , CBS
- 3 Web.com BMW Charity Pro-Am , GC
- 5 LPGA Mobile Bay Classic , GC
- 2:30 Preakness Stakes undercard , NBCSN
- 4:30 Preakness Stakes , NBC
- 10 Major League, Rochester at Denver , CBSSN
- 11a Indianapolis 500 Pole Day , NBCSN
- 6 NHRA Kansas Nationals qu. , ESPN2
- 7 Sprint Showdown and All-Star Race , SP
- 8 New York at Indiana , ESPN
- 1 Detroit at Chicago , NBC, CBC/97.1
- 9 Los Angeles at San Jose , NBCSN
- 5 MLS, Toronto at Columbus , FSD+
- Subject to change
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