The Solid Verbal: Texas A&M worries, Michigan confidence, and a Q&A buttload

*** On our latest Q&A, we attack the following topics with an enthusiasm that’s 100 percent known and verified with mankind: • Contract jokes aside, what do we think of Jimbo Fisher and the outlook of Texas A&M? Savvy assistant hires? 2018 schedule? Roster questions? • Is Jim Harbaugh really in a “make-or-break” situation in […]


NCAA president Mark Emmert reportedly knew about the Michigan State sexual assault reports as early as 2010

Per a report by The Athletic,NCAA president Mark Emmert was made aware of multiple reports of sexual assault involving student athletes as early as 2010, and urged to take action. NCAA president Mark Emmert was specifically alerted in November 2010 — six months after he was hired as the organization’s president — to 37 reports […]

Larry Nassar, a former team USA Gymnastics doctor who pleaded guilty in November 2017 to sexual assault charges, is escorted by a court officer during his sentencing hearing in Lansing, Michigan

14 Michigan State Reps Reportedly Heard About Abuser Larry Nassar And Did Nothing

Larissa Boyce, who is believed to be one of the first victims to report Nassar’s behavior, said she talked to Kathie Klages in 1997. The gymnastics coach allegedly told Boyce that she must have misunderstood the medical procedure. Now 37, Boyce said Nassar abused her from 1997 to 2001, beginning when she was 16.  “They are […]


Ohio State Football Fan Reiterates Hatred For Michigan Despite Being In Coma

Zach Lawrence is in a coma from which doctors said he may never wake up. But the Ohio man has shown his fighting spirit — and his football loyalty — in an unexpected gesture that has brought hope to his grieving family. Lawrence, who sustained life-threatening injuries in a car crash in March, has struggled […]


Michigan had a 2017 draft pick in damn near every professional league

Michigan folks can be, uhh, a bit full of themselves sometimes. But credit where it is due, because when you do something this cool it’s certainly worth bragging about. Michigan swept the big-four professional sports with players selected in each 2017 draft, but it bested even that achievement by adding two other sports. UM have […]


Jim Harbaugh took Michigan to Florida for spring break practice. That’s now banned.

Last year, Michigan coach Jim Harbaugh ruffled many feathers when he took the Wolverines to Florida to hold practices during spring break. Michigan’s practices went on at Bradenton’s IMG Academy, a hotbed of elite recruits, and became a spectacle and a marketing opportunity for the school. That’s not allowed anymore. The NCAA’s Power 5 conferences […]