Athletics

  1. Michigan Stadium to begin alcohol sales this football season

    The University of Michigan athletics department will begin selling alcohol at Michigan Stadium with the 2024 football season, after carefully reviewing previous alcohol-sale rollouts and fan experiences at Yost Ice Arena and Crisler Center.

  2. ‘The Michigan’s’ mighty comeback

    A new ESPN documentary from Jon Fish, BA ’95, documents the trajectory of Mike Legg’s heart-stopping play that secured the 1996 NCAA title for Red Berenson’s Wolverines. After fading into obscurity for nearly three decades, Legg’s move ‘the Michigan’ is back with a vengeance, changing the game at every level.

  3. What Ohtani scandal means for his career, fans and team

    U-M experts discuss the scandal involving Los Angeles Dodgers player Shohei Ohtani (formerly of the Los Angeles Angels) and interpreter Ippei Mizuhara, who was fired for stealing $4.5 million from Ohtani’s bank account to pay off gambling debts.

  4. 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.

  5. 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.

  6. 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.

  7. 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!

  8. 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.

  9. 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.