Howard sheds tears of joy as takes the reins at Michigan

Basketball 05/30/19, 11:33

Juwan Howard was overcome with tears of joys as he was introduced as Michigan's new men's basketball coach.The former member of the Fab Five has a five-year contract that will pay him $2 million in his first year.The former Miami Heat assistant coach had been a candidate to be a ...

Wisconsin assistant coach’s wife, daughter die in crash

Basketball 05/26/19, 17:33

The University of Wisconsin said Sunday the wife and daughter of men's basketball assistant coach Howard Moore were killed in a Michigan automobile accident.Moore's wife, Jennifer, and daughter Jaidyn were killed early Saturday in the crash on the M-14 highway in Washtenaw County's Superior Township, the department said."There are no ...

Source: Michigan hires Juwan Howard as basketball coach

Basketball 05/22/19, 17:24

Juwan Howard is coming back to Michigan.The former member of the Fab Five has agreed to a five-year deal to coach the Wolverines, a person with direct knowledge of the deal told The Associated Press on Wednesday. The person spoke on condition of anonymity because the announcement had not been ...

John Beilein brought success, pride to Michigan

Sports 05/13/19, 17:08

John Beilein called it a heck of a ride.That felt like a typical understatement from Michigan's outgoing coach.Beyond all the wins, the conference titles and the NCAA Tournament runs, Beilein's basketball team became an embodiment of the way so many Michigan fans like to feel about their athletic programs. Successful ...

Harbaugh-led Michigan making transition to no-huddle spread

Football 04/13/19, 20:04

Jim Harbaugh has handed the keys to Michigan's new-look offense to Josh Gattis , who is implementing a no-huddle, spread scheme.How different is it?"It's night and day," quarterback Shea Patterson said Saturday after the Wolverines practiced in front of fans at Michigan Stadium. "As far as the similarities, I think ...

U. of Michigan natural history museum reopening to public

Science 04/13/19, 10:04

The University of Michigan Museum of Natural History is reopening to the public in its new building.The Ann Arbor school says new exhibits will be on display to the public starting Sunday at the museum, which combines natural history with scientific research. The museum , which is part of the university's ...

Michigan trio declaring for NBA draft, but can still return

Basketball 04/09/19, 16:59

Michigan's Charles Matthews, Iggy Brazdeikis and Jordan Poole are declaring for the NBA draft, although they can still come back to the Wolverines.The school announced Tuesday that the three players intend to sign with agents, but under new NCAA rules, they are allowed to have agents during the evaluation process ...

Flint water crisis takes center stage in new play

Entertainment 04/04/19, 14:49

The Flint water crisis has been the subject of several documentaries and even a network drama, but now the issue is taking center stage in a new play at the University of Michigan.Playwright Jose? Casas spent nearly three years interviewing more than 80 people in order to create his new ...

Project exploring migrant deaths in US aims to go global

U.S. 03/29/19, 15:09

Hundreds of University of Michigan students filled out toe tags this week with information on each of the roughly 3,000 migrants who have died trying to sneak into the U.S. through the Sonoran Desert over the past 25 years and whose remains were found. The tags then went up on a ...

Another Sweet 16 for Michigan, but no further glory

Sports 03/29/19, 14:37

In the past two seasons, Michigan reached a Final Four and a Sweet 16 on the strength of its outstanding defense.Then the Wolverines ran into a Texas Tech team that's making a similar run.Michigan's season ended with a thud Thursday night — a virtual hailstorm of missed shots from the ...

How cutting-edge technology helps basketball players shoot

Basketball 03/21/19, 01:50

As a freshman last season at Michigan, Isaiah Livers shot 36 percent from 3-point range. Decent, but not great.In the offseason, he went to work."I was shooting at like 37 to 40 on the angle, and that's not good," Livers said. "Now I'm at probably 45 to 48."FILE - In ...

Michigan man receives congratulatory telegram 50 years later

U.S. 03/09/19, 12:14

A man who graduated from the University of Michigan in 1969 has finally received a congratulatory telegram from family friends that was sent more than 50 years ago. Robert Fink received the Western Union telegram this year. Western Union ended its telegram business in 2006. The Washington Post first reported on ...

No. 10 Michigan State knocks off No. 7 Michigan 77-70

Sports 02/24/19, 18:19

Cassius Winston had 27 points and eight assists, and 10th-ranked Michigan State moved into sole possession of first place in the Big Ten with a 77-70 victory over No. 7 Michigan on Sunday.Kenny Goins had 16 points and 11 rebounds, and Xavier Tillman added 14 points for the Spartans, who ...

Steve Fisher gets warm welcome at Michigan with 1989 team

Sports 02/24/19, 18:10

Steve Fisher was given a warm welcome back at Michigan on Sunday, returning to be honored with the 1989 national championship team he led as interim coach. He acknowledged being anxious before the halftime ceremony, wondering how he would be received by fans. Fisher was fired in 1997 after an investigation ...

Friendly rivals: Michigan State’s Izzo, Michigan’s Beilein

Sports 02/22/19, 02:49

Michigan coach John Beilein, shaking off the effects of anesthesia, looked at his phone for the first time a few days after having double-bypass heart surgery last summer.As Beilein scrolled through hundreds of texts sent from well-wishers, he noticed Michigan State coach Tom Izzo was among the first to reach ...

Jim Harbaugh taking Michigan team to South Africa in May

Football 02/19/19, 15:02

Jim Harbaugh is taking Michigan's football team to South Africa in May.Director of football operations Mark Taurisani tweeted about the trip Tuesday.Like last year's visit to France , the Wolverines will not practice in South Africa. Harbaugh did have practices in Italy in 2017.Michigan alumni Bobby Kotick and Don Graham ...

No. 6 Michigan starts fast, beats No. 24 Maryland 65-52

Sports 02/16/19, 14:06

Charles Matthews scored 14 points and Iggy Brazdeikis added 13 to lift No. 6 Michigan to a 65-52 victory over No. 24 Maryland on Saturday.The Wolverines (23-3, 12-3 Big Ten) rebounded from their loss at Penn State earlier in the week. Michigan raced out to a 14-2 advantage and led ...

No. 7 Michigan outlasts No. 19 Wisconsin 61-52

Sports 02/09/19, 14:23

Jon Teske had 17 points and 12 rebounds, holding his own inside against Ethan Happ, and Charles Matthews scored 16 of his 18 points in the second half to lift No. 7 Michigan over No. 19 Wisconsin 61-52 on Saturday.The Big Ten-leading Wolverines (22-2, 11-2) avenged one of their only ...

McDaniels in at Michigan, Pep Hamilton, Chris Evans out

Football 02/05/19, 20:48

Michigan has promoted Ben McDaniels to quarterbacks coach, taking Pep Hamilton's spot on the staff.Running back Chris Evans announced Tuesday on Twitter he's going through academic issues, adding he will continue his career with the Wolverines. Evans posted the message shortly after the school announced he was not a member ...

Opera singer Daniels, husband arrested on sex assault charge

U.S. 01/30/19, 16:46

A renowned opera singer and University of Michigan professor is in police custody on allegations that he and his husband in 2010 sexually assaulted a singer in Houston. Countertenor David Daniels and his spouse William A. Scott Walters were arrested Tuesday in Ann Arbor, Michigan, on Texas warrants charging each of ...

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