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Thursday’s football: Buckeyes try to bury CFP memories

Thursday’s football: Buckeyes try to bury CFP memoriesOhio State opened training camp Thursday morning eager to bury memories of the last time the team played a game.
  • Big Ten
  • 5 hours, 14 minutes ago
College

College notes: UD Mercy signs pair of recruits

College notes: UD Mercy signs pair of recruitsTariq Jones, a 6-foot-7 forward, played at Macomb Dakota High and is transfering from Schoolcraft College. Bass Ollie, a 6-3 guard from Kalamazoo Central, is joining as a preferred walk-on.
  • College
  • 17 hours, 45 minutes ago
College

Toledo tabbed to win MAC championship by media

Toledo tabbed to win MAC championship by mediaToledo received 21 votes to win the MAC championship game with WMU, Bowling Green and Miami each getting one vote.
  • College
  • 1 day, 18 hours ago
College

College notes: Q&A with Wayne State AD Rob Fournier

College notes: Q&A with Wayne State AD Rob FournierFournier has been athletic director since 2000 and has shepherded the rise in the football program's profile and overseen numerous facility improvements.
  • College
  • 2 days, 6 hours ago
Big Ten

Big Ten notes: Penn State welcomes big expectations

Big Ten notes: Penn State relishes big expectationsNittany Lions' return to prominence has come as clouds from Jerry Sandusky scandal appears to have diminished.
  • Big Ten
  • 2 days, 18 hours ago
Big Ten

Minnesota's Fleck cuts to the chase: Let's get winning

Minnesota’s Fleck cuts to chase: Let’s get winningFormer Broncos coach, with a newly shaven head due to a lost bet with his wife, believes his high energy style can transform the Gophers into a Big Ten contender.
  • Big Ten
  • 2 days, 23 hours ago
Big Ten

Minnesota coach P.J. Fleck

Minnesota coach P.J. FleckFormer Western Michigan coach P.J. Fleck at his first Big Ten media day event as Minnesota coach.
  • Big Ten
  • 2 days, 21 hours ago
NFL

Brain disease seen in most football players in large report

Brain disease seen in most football players in studyThe report doesn't confirm that the condition is common in all players; it reflects high occurrence in samples at a Boston brain bank that studies CTE.
  • NFL
  • 2 days, 17 hours ago
Big Ten

Byington to become first woman to call football on BTN

Byington to become first woman to call football on BTNLisa Byington will become the network’s first woman to handle the play-by-play for a football game on Sept. 16 when Northwestern plays Bowling Green.
  • Big Ten
  • 3 days, 19 hours ago
College

Ex-EMU star Jamie Nieto makes good on vow to walk down aisle

Ex-EMU star Jamie Nieto makes good on vow to walk down aisleStep by halting step, former Olympic high jumper Jamie Nieto made good on his vow to walk wife Shevon down the aisle after their wedding and out the door to a waiting limousine.
  • College
  • 5 days ago
Big Ten

Big Ten’s Delany talks TV deals, FCS foes, night games

Big Ten’s Delany talks TV deals, FCS foes, night gamesThe Big Ten Network will triple its primetime national TV exposure during football season and add more basketball games.
  • Big Ten
  • 3 days, 4 hours ago
College

Monday’s football: Ole Miss alumnus facing tough task

Monday’s football: Ole Miss alumnus facing tough taskIt might be Luke’s dream job. He has not, however, inherited a dream situation.
  • College
  • 3 days, 13 hours ago
College

Ole Miss’ Freeze resigns amid investigation into escort service call

Ole Miss’ Freeze resigns amid investigation into escort service callUniversity officials found a “pattern of personal misconduct” that started with the school’s investigation into a call to an escort service.
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  • 1 week ago
College

UM's Gary, WMU's Franklin make Walter Camp watch list

UM’s Gary, WMU’s Franklin make Walter Camp watch listDesmond Howard in 1991 and Charles Woodson in 1997 are the only Michigan players to win the Walter Camp Player of the Year award.
  • College
  • 6 days, 22 hours ago
College

Joe Flacco's younger brother transferring out of WMU

Joe Flacco’s younger brother transferring out of WMUJunior quarterback Tom Flacco will transfer and has been granted his full release with no restrictions
  • College
  • 1 week, 1 day ago
College

WMU pair, MSU’s Scott land on Doak Walker watch list

WMU pair, MSU’s Scott land on Doak Walker watch listEMU’s Shaq Vann and Detroit Cass Tech product Mike Weber also are on the list honoring the nation’s top running back.
  • College
  • 1 week ago
College

College notes: Q&A with Detroit Mercy AD Robert Vowels

College notes: Q&A with Detroit Mercy AD Robert VowelsThis is the fifth in a weekly series of quick-hit Q&As catching up with the state's Division I athletic directors.
  • College
  • 1 week, 2 days ago
High Schools

Alabama gets thumbs-up from Cass Tech’s Kalon Gervin

Alabama gets thumbs-up from Cass Tech’s Kalon GervinDetroit Cass Tech cornerback Kalon Gervin, arguably the top player in the state, has more than three dozen college offers, and on Monday added Alabama to the list.
  • High Schools
  • 1 week, 2 days ago
College

EMU’s Bailey, CMU’s Willis on Biletnikoff watch list

EMU’s Bailey, CMU’s Willis on Biletnikoff watch listEastern Michigan senior Sergio Bailey II and Central Michigan senior Corey Willis were named to the 45-man watch list for the Biletnikoff Award.
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  • 1 week, 2 days ago
NBA

Local players shine in NBA summer league performances

Local players shine in NBA summer league performancesThere has been a heavy dose of local flavor, with over 20 players who are either from or have ties to the Metro Detroit area.
  • NBA
  • 1 week, 3 days ago
Wolverines

UM’s McCray lands on Butkus Award watch list

UM’s McCray lands on Butkus Award watch listMcCray was the Wolverines’ second-leading tackler a season ago, making 76, including 12.5 for loss and 4.5 sacks.
  • Wolverines
  • 1 week, 3 days ago
High Schools

Three-star QB Sam Johnson looking good for new school

Three-star QB Sam Johnson looking good for new schoolSam Johnson plans to showcase the talent that has landed him with more than a dozen Division 1 football offers as a three-star dual-threat quarterback.
  • High Schools
  • 1 week, 2 days ago
College

Central DB Amari Coleman named to Thorpe Award watch list

Central DB Amari Coleman named to Thorpe Award watch listThe Flint native led the Mid-American Conference in pass break-ups (15) and tied for the conference lead with four picks last season.
  • College
  • 1 week, 6 days ago
Big Ten

Ex-Lion Spielman files antitrust suit against Ohio State

Ex-Lion Spielman files antitrust suit against Ohio StateLinebacker is suing on behalf of Buckeye greats over use of likeness in promotional ads.
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  • 1 week, 6 days ago
College

Friday’s roundup: ACC claims superiority over SEC

Friday’s roundup: ACC claims superiority over SECIs the Atlantic Coast Conference the new king, or is the Southeastern Conference still the top dog?
  • College
  • 1 week, 6 days ago
College

Why hasn’t Florida developed a quarterback since Tim Tebow?

Why hasn’t Florida developed a quarterback since Tim Tebow?Florida coach Jim McElwain is once again facing a quarterback quandary.
  • College
  • 2 weeks ago
College

NCAA clears ex-UM target Bamba of violations

NCAA clears ex-UM target Bamba of violationsThe Mohamed Bamba drama has been settled.
  • College
  • 2 weeks, 1 day ago
High Schools

Cass Tech’s Wilcher helps others clear life’s hurdles

Cass Tech’s Wilcher helps others clear life’s hurdlesHe has shaped a bevy of football players who became something he says he loves and esteems — a student-athlete.
  • High Schools
  • 2 weeks, 1 day ago
College

Louisville’s Jackson ponders Heisman repeat

Louisville’s Jackson ponders Heisman repeatLouisville quarterback Lamar Jackson didn’t start last season thinking about winning the Heisman Trophy.
  • College
  • 2 weeks ago
College

College notes: Q&A with EMU AD Scott Wetherbee

College notes: Q&A with EMU AD Scott WetherbeeEMU’s new athletic director talked about coming home, competing with Michigan, and creating a fan-friendly experience.
  • College
  • 2 weeks, 2 days ago
College

UM’s Wheatley lands spot on Mackey watch list

UM’s Wheatley lands spot on Mackey watch listAlso on the watch list for the country’s top tight end are CMU’s Tyler Conklin and WMU’s Donnie Ernsberger.
  • College
  • 2 weeks, 2 days ago
College

MSU’s Brian Allen makes Rimington watch list

MSU’s Brian Allen makes Rimington watch listCMU’s Austin Doan, WMU’s John Keenoy, and EMU’s Dakota Tallman also are up for the honor as nation’s top center.
  • College
  • 2 weeks, 2 days ago
College

WMU’s Lester has similar contract to predecessor Fleck

WMU’s Lester has similar contract to predecessor FleckLester, a first-time head coach, will earn $800,000 annually under his five-year contract.
  • College
  • 2 weeks, 3 days ago
College

ESPN’s Steele ranks WMU RBs 13th, MSU’s 15th, UM’s 17th

ESPN’s Steele ranks WMU RBs 13th, MSU’s 15th, UM’s 17thWestern Michigan’s running backs unit is led by Jarvion Franklin and Jamauri Bogan.
  • College
  • 2 weeks, 3 days ago
College

UM’s Speight, MSU’s Scott make Maxwell watch list

UM’s Speight, MSU’s Scott make Maxwell watch listAlso making the watch list for college football’s player of the year is Ohio State’s Mike Weber of Detroit Cass Tech.
  • College
  • 2 weeks, 3 days ago
College

UM’s Gary, Hurst earn spots on Bednarik watch list

UM’s Gary, Hurst earn spots on Bednarik watch listThe Michigan defense might have lost plenty from last season, but it’s bringing back some big pieces, too.
  • College
  • 2 weeks, 3 days ago
College

Transfer Kendrick Nunn helps stoke very high expectations at Oakland

Transfer Kendrick Nunn helps stoke very high expectations at OaklandKendrick Nunn, the former Illinois star guard, may be a man of few words to the press, but he had no issues speaking up when the time was right.
  • College
  • 2 weeks, 4 days ago
College

Brief hero at UM, Chatman eager for reboot with Titans

Brief hero at UM, Chatman eager for reboot with TitansFor a guy who hit the most-stunning shot of Michigan’s 2015-16 season, it wasn’t enough to rid Kam Chatman’s frustration
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  • 2 weeks, 6 days ago
Wolverines

Michigan’s Rashan Gary ranked among top workout warriors

Michigan’s Rashan Gary ranked among top workout warriorsSophomore defensive end Rashan Gary repeatedly has been lauded for his leadership and work ethic this offseason by Michigan’s coaches.
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  • 2 weeks, 4 days ago
Wolverines

Michigan trails five teams in national title odds

Michigan trails five teams in national title oddsOhio State is favored to win the Big Ten title at 5-4, followed by Michigan (4-1) and Wisconsin (9-2).
  • Wolverines
  • 2 weeks, 4 days ago
College

Ill will over, WMU and UDM renew hoops rivalry

Ill will over, WMU and UDM renew hoops rivalryWestern will visit Calihan Hall in 2017 and 2019, and Detroit Mercy makes road trips in 2018 and 2020.
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  • 3 weeks ago
High Schools

Henry Ford’s Williams picks Purdue over Xavier

Henry Ford’s Williams picks Purdue over XavierWilliams is the No. 4 prospect in the state and No. 5 center in the nation in the 247Sports Composite rankings.
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  • 3 weeks ago
College

EMU’s Creighton to hit $500K under new deal

EMU’s Creighton to hit $500K under new dealCreighton led EMU to its first winning season since 1995 and first bowl game since 1986.
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  • 3 weeks ago
College

New EMU athletic director to earn $269K

New EMU athletic director to earn $269KScott Wetherbee also can earn up to 20 percent more in as-yet unidentified bonuses.
  • College
  • 3 weeks, 1 day ago
College

College notes: Q&A with CMU AD Michael Alford

College notes: Q&A with CMU AD Michael AlfordNew CMU AD Michael Alford talks about the fit in Mount Pleasant, the CMU-WMU rivalry, and the football program.
  • College
  • 3 weeks, 1 day ago
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