1. College athlete unions: Would they be effective?

    In a first for college sports, the National Labor Relations Board recently ruled that men’s basketball players at Dartmouth College are school employees and ordered a union vote. Sports economist Richard Paulsen, assistant professor of sport management at U-M’s School of Kinesiology, discusses how unions might look for college athletes.

  2. Sherrone Moore named Michigan’s head football coach

    Sherrone Moore was appointed U-M’s J. Ira and Nicki Harris Family Head Football Coach on Jan. 26 after six years as an offensive staff member for the Wolverines. Moore becomes the 21st head football coach in school history and is the first African American to lead the nation’s winningest program in college football history.

  3. Sometimes the ‘hero’s journey’ takes an unexpected turn

    John Levinson, MBA ’75, is a passionate Wolverine who has attended 587 consecutive Michigan games, peaking with the 2023 national championship. Now adapting to a diagnosis of ALS, the indomitable Levinson plans to be back in the Big House — and on the road — next fall.

  4. Wolverines are the 2023 College Football Playoff national champions

    The Michigan Wolverines beat the Washington Huskies 34-13 Jan. 8 to claim the national college football title. Go Blue! Check out this video recapping all the excitement!

  5. No. 1 Michigan to face No. 4 Alabama in college football playoff at 2024 Rose Bowl

    The top-ranked University of Michigan football team will be heading to Pasadena, Calif., over the holiday season to square off against No. 4 Alabama in the 2024 Rose Bowl Game presented by Prudential on Monday, Jan. 1, 2024.

  6. Athletes as entrepreneurs

    With recent changes to NCAA rules, student-athletes now have the opportunity to earn income from their name, image, and likeness (NIL) through third-party deals. At U-M, members of the Zell Entrepreneurship Clinic are at the forefront of NIL work, helping student-athletes understand the laws and start their own businesses.

  7. ‘Do not be distracted by the insanity of the world’

    After a 30-year career in Michigan Athletics, Greg Harden (aka ‘Michigan’s secret weapon’) delivers ‘Stay Sane in An Insane World: How to Control the Controllables and Thrive,’ a book of life lessons culled from such champions as Tom Brady, Michael Phelps, Desmond Howard, and more.

  8. Michigan Athletics celebrates Black athletes, alumni, and staff

    Learn about the Black trailblazers, national award winners, and All-Americans who’ve represented the Block M over the years.  Plus: Enjoy ‘Our Voices,’ a video and graphic series that highlights Black women.

  9. Brain health, concussions and sports: Is there a long-term connection?

    The Michigan Alumni Brain Health Study will compare cognitive, mood, sleep, pain, and functional outcomes to examine whether sport participation and concussions are associated with later-life brain health in former U-M athletes and nonathletes.