Stories tagged: "football"


Michigan co-offensive coordinator and quarterbacks coach Matt Weiss waits for the team's NCAA college football game against Maryland in Ann Arbor, Mich., Sept. 24, 2022. (AP Photo/Paul Sancya, File)
Michigan Fires Co-Offensive Coordinator Matt Weiss

The University of Michigan fired co-offensive coordinator Matt Weiss on Friday amid an investigation by campus police into possible computer-access crimes at the football building.

Look Up During This Weekend’s Football Games…and Get Inspired to Vote

Where does the youth vote make the most difference? Of all the House congressional districts nationwide, Michigan’s 3rd—that’s the region with Grand Rapids, Muskegon, and Grand Haven—ranks 7th for young voter significance, according to Tufts University’s Center for Information & Research on Civic Learning and Engagement. In 2020, 13% of all votes cast in Michigan’s...

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25 Tunes for Tailgating in Michigan This Fall

Here are some pregame tunes that will have you in the right mood ahead of your next football game in Michigan. 

Tailgate parties like this were once staples to the MSU football season. Now, they're banned as efforts increase to slow the spread of the coronavirus.
Football Fans: What You Need To Know About MSU Tailgating

Parking lots are closed and alcohol is banned. It’s all part of an effort to prevent the spread of the coronavirus across campus and the surrounding communities.

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Michigan’s Small Businesses Are in Crisis With No College Sports

Without Spartan football in the fall, an estimated $80 million will be missing from East Lansing businesses like Crunchy's.

St. Clair High School's football team take the field. Photo courtesy St. Clair High School Athletics.
Fall Sports Placed on Hold in Most Michigan Regions Due to Coronavirus After Latest MHSAA Meeting

Here’s where high school sports are resuming in Michigan and where it’s still deemed unsafe.

FILE - In this Dec. 7, 2019, file photo, Miami of Ohio quarterback Brett Gabbert throws during the second half of the Mid-American Conference championship NCAA college football game against Central Michigan, in Detroit. The Mid-American Conference on Saturday, Aug. 8, 2020, became the first league competing at college football’s highest level to cancel its fall season because of COVID-19 concerns. With the MAC’s 12 schools facing a significant financial burden by trying to maintain costly coronavirus protocols, the conference’s university presidents made the decision to explore a spring season. (AP Photo/Carlos Osorio, File)
After MAC Surrenders to the Pandemic, Will Other Leagues Follow?

Michigan college athletes will sit out due to the suspended season.