Michigan’s Red Berenson Leaves Long Legacy

This week, Michigan hockey coach Gordon “Red” Berenson announced he was retiring after 33 years behind the bench. He leaves behind the greatest legacy in Michigan hockey’s long and enviable tradition – but it all hinged on a couple lucky moments that changed the course of history. Berenson loved the game from the start. When […]

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The Silver Lining to the End of Michigan’s Magical Run

The first part of this story, you probably know. The Michigan men’s basketball stunk so badly in January, just about everyone figured they’d never get to the NCAA tournament in March. They had some talent, but they were one-dimensional: all offense and no defense. Worse, other coaches said Michigan was soft and lazy – two […]

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A Week to Remember for Michigan Basketball

The Michigan men’s basketball team just finished one of the craziest seasons in program history. After a sluggish start, the Wolverines were in danger of not only missing the NCAA tournament, but even the second-rate National Invitational Tournament. When Michigan dropped three of its first four Big Ten games in January, senior Derrick Walton Jr. […]

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If You Like College Sports, You Like Northwestern

Last week, Michigan men’s basketball team traveled to take on Northwestern. For years, that trip amounted to a fun field trip for the Wolverines, a chance to pad their stats before taking on the Big Ten’s big boys. Not this year. The Wolverines and the Wildcats both entered the game in the top half of […]

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The Red Wings’ Playoff Streak Will End At the Worst Possible Time

The Detroit Red Wings have been one of the most successful franchises in any sport for a quarter century, by just about any measure: victories, titles, attendance, profits, and even respect, from fans, players, and executives. Most sports fans are happy just to see their team make the playoffs. But the Red Wings made the […]

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How Derrick Walton Jr. Saved Michigan’s Season

Dear Loyal Readers, Before we get into this week’s topic, thought you might enjoy my four minute interview on ESPN’s Outside the Lines, debating Michigan football practices with Paul Finebaum. Here is the link: https://vimeo.com/204365125  Password: accesstobookers Now, back to our regularly scheduled program. -JUB   Michigan’s basketball team, led by two strong seniors, was […]

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