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The Ofili-Porter family

All in the Olympic family

A husband, a wife, and a sister – all competing in the same race, at the same Olympic games? Meet three track & field alumni who are making a family affair of Rio 2016.

Jesse Owens at U-M, 1936.

A feat to cherish

The Jesse Owens story is the subject of the new film “Race,” but for U-M fans of track & field, the Owens story that truly resonates took place here, in 1935, when the Ohio State Buckeye made history.

Jibreel Black

Every day is game day

Former Wolverines’ defensive tackle Jibreel Black, ’14, is riding a different kind of team bus these days. He’s on a cross-country journey to inspire volunteerism.

Kareem Walker (left) is welcomed to the stage by Derek Jeter

Recruiting touchdown

First-ever “Signing of the Stars” draws athletes Derek Jeter, Desmond Howard, Tom Brady, and others back to campus. Also: Meet U-M’s new AD, Warde Manuel.

Bob Ufer, Wolverines announcer

Meechigan man

Beloved Wolverines football announcer Bob Ufer, ’43, is the subject of a new documentary by filmmaker Dan Chace, BA ’83.

John Beilein and Patrick Beilein, Michigan vs. Le Moyne, 11-15

Like father, like son

Michigan Basketball Coach John Beilein matches teams and wits with son and fellow coach, Patrick Beilein, in a faceoff at Crisler Center