Office of the VP for Communications – Keeping alumni and friends connected to U-M

Athletics

  1. Bakich: D1Baseball Coach of the Year

    In his seventh season at the helm of Michigan baseball, Erik Bakich guided the Wolverines to their eighth College World Series in team history, and a national runner-up finish. Plus: Post-season highlights!

  2. A most valuable player

    Catcher Moe Berg may have been the ‘greatest gloveman’ in the MLB. But he also was a secret agent in World War II. ‘The Spy Behind Home Plate’ is a new documentary from Michigan Daily alumna Aviva Kempner, BA ’69/MUP ’71.

  3. Welcome home, Head Coach Juwan Howard

    Mgoblue.com follows former Michigan great Juwan Howard on his emotional return to Ann Arbor as men’s basketball head coach.

  4. Bill Freehan: Legend and legacy

    The esteemed athlete’s story is all about faith and love, says mgoblue.com’s Steve Kornacki. In 1968, Freehan, ’66, helped Detroit win the World Series; today he is battling Alzheimer’s.

  5. A mad magician

    He was a war hero, a triple-threat halfback, and a magazine cover model. Hall-of-famer Bob Chappuis was part of a magical Michigan offense that scored a 49-0 victory over USC in the 1948 Rose Bowl.

  6. That’s life

    In 1947, decades before social media connected us, Life magazine shared U-M Homecoming with Wolverines worldwide.

  7. Episode 20: The best of Bacon

    Raconteur John U. Bacon, BA ’86/MA ’94, regales the listener with tales – heartfelt and hilarious – culled from a 25-year career covering sports. His new book features “select cuts,” showcasing Michigan heroes Bo Schembechler and Jim Abbott, as well as Detroit legends Ernie Harwell, Joe Louis, and more. Plus: An excerpt from The Best of Bacon.

  8. From obscurity to a title shot

    Coach Beilein and the U-M men’s basketball team ended their 2018 NCAA Tournament run with a championship loss to Villanova April 2. What a season!

  9. Back to back Big Ten Champs

    Mo Wagner and Jon Teske power Michigan to its second straight Big Ten tournament title.