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

Athletics

  1. 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

  2. Episode 4: 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.)

  3. Ambassador in cleats

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

  4. 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?

  5. 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.

  6. "For God and country"

    In this excerpt from “Endzone: The Rise, Fall, and Return of Michigan Football,” John U. Bacon, BA ’86/MA ’94, breaks down U-M’s game-changing play of 2014

  7. From super fan to Super Bowl

    Emmy-winning director Haley Geffen, BA ’99, takes her creative playbook to one of the biggest fields in sports today.

  8. Baseball on the Diag

    In the years after the Civil War, springtime in Ann Arbor generated U-M’s first sporting craze: “base ball.”

  9. Spring football

    Coach Jim Harbaugh draws a huge crowd for spring football and lights up Twitter with the new documentary photo series “365 Days of Michigan Football” by Stamps professor David Turnley.