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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.

Swieca and Kraft

Ambassador in cleats

VIDEO

Former backup quarterback Alex Swieca, BS ’15, carries the ball to Israel — and brings some Wolverine spirit to fans of American-style football.

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

Go blue, Michigan Photography

Truly blue?

Go Blue! They’re two little words that mean so much to Wolverines worldwide. But how did this cheer originate? And which Wolverine said it first?

Let's go blue, detail, 1975

How we went blue

It’s short. It’s sweet. And it can really swing. But the origins of “Let’s Go Blue” were anything but simple. (With podcast.)

Ferry Field

Field of dreams

The campus landmark that once led to Ferry Field today connects 150 years of athletics to academics, and past to present. Plus: First-known photos of U-M football.