The State of Football in the State of Michigan

To listen to the audio version, just click play. Two weeks ago, Michigan football was ranked 14th. Michigan State was ranked 11th. The Detroit Lions were supposed to improve with a new coach, and Eastern Michigan was expected to slide back to its losing ways. Well, what a difference a couple weeks make. After Michigan […]

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Michigan Stumbles in South Bend

After a few low years, the Big Ten has been riding high. Last year, seven Big Ten schools won their bowl games, with only Michigan on the losing side. Going into this season, five Big Ten teams were ranked in the nation’s top 14, with four from the Big Ten’s East Division alone: Ohio State, […]

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2018 Big Ten Preview Replaced by Off-Field Review

To listen to the audio version, just click play below. Saturday marks the beginning of the Big Ten’s 123rd football season. It should be another exciting year, with Michigan and Michigan State both ranked in the top 14, playing in the Big Ten’s very tough East Division. I usually spend the Friday before Labor Day […]

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Ode to the Joys of Wiffle Ball Now on ThePostgame.com

Thanks for your comments on this piece. ThePostgame has now picked it up, where it occasionally gets picked up by Yahoo. The photos are from the Next Generation of Johnsons and friends. You can see the Rock Monster in right field, and a picture of Grandpa Johnson throwing out the first pitch on the Torch […]

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Ohio State turns a one-day story into a month-long crisis

For the audio version, click play. INTRO: Ohio State has put head football coach Urban Meyer on “paid administrative leave,” pending an internal investigation after he fired one of his assistant coaches for domestic abuse. The question is, what did Coach Meyer know, and when, and what did he do about it? Despite the cloud, […]

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Coach Harbaugh Throws Change-Up Pitch at Big Ten Media Days

You can listen to the audio version hear, by clicking play. In the news business, a lot of what we do pops up unexpectedly, forcing us to drop whatever it is we’re working on to handle breaking news. Not so the Big Ten Media Days. Like the swallows returning to Capistrano, every summer the Big […]

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