The hero of John U. Bacon’s ‘The Great Halifax Explosion,’ about the biggest manmade explosion before Hiroshima, is U-M’s first hockey coach.
It’s been 75 years since Herbert O. “Fritz” Crisler introduced the iconic winged helmet to the Michigan Wolverines.
Author John U. Bacon, BA ’86/MA ’94, delivers a candid memoir that illuminates how late ESPN sportscaster and athlete John Saunders confronted depression.
Jackie Robinson broke the color barrier in Major League Baseball in April 1947, but he couldn’t have done it without one Michigan man, Branch Rickey, JD ’11.
In this excerpt from “Endzone: The Rise, Fall, and Return of Michigan Football,” John U. Bacon, BA ’86/MA ’94, breaks down U-M’s game-changing play of 2014
It’s been 90 years since Eddie Kahn, MD ’24, scored the first goal in the history of varsity hockey at Michigan. This larger-than-life character socialized with Hemingway and Lindbergh and enjoyed a noted career as a pioneering neurosurgeon.