Some May Hate The Luxury Boxes, But Yost Would Have Loved Them

October 16, 2009 Dear Loyal Readers, This week Michigan Radio is running their fund-raiser, so I didn’t tape this piece this week.  Instead, you’ll have to be content with the text, which is how most of you digest these weekly commentaries.  As always, great thanks for reading, and responding. -John Some May Hate The Luxury […]

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2009 A Long Way from 1968 – For Better and Worse

October 9, 2009Press play to listenAnd so, it’s done.  The Detroit Tigers’ once promising season ended Tuesday in a cataclysmic collapse.  In the American League’s Central Division, Sports Illustrated had picked the Tigers to finish next to last.  But by September, they had built a seemingly insurmountable seven-game lead.  The team was a tonic for […]

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Sibling Rivalry-Arguably the most emotional rivalry in the game

October 2, 2009 Press play to listen In their century-old rivalry, Michigan holds a commanding advantage over Michigan State. But since 1950, the margin is much closer.  Michigan has won 34 games, and the Spartans 23.  The rivalry is special not just because of the many Big Ten titles it’s determined or the national coverage […]

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The Greatest Play I’ve Ever Heard – Audio

September 11, 2009 Listen to this weeks piece on “The Greatest Play I’ve Ever Heard” Press play to listen Copyright © 2009, Michigan Radio

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The Greatest Play I’ve Ever Heard

September 25, 2009 Let’s be honest: the Michigan-Indiana rivalry is no rivalry at all.  Of the 59 games they’ve played, Michigan has won fully 50 of them, including all but one since 1967.    But 30 years ago, this game produced one of the most memorable plays in Michigan history.    The Wolverines entered the […]

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Going Mad over Mascots

September 18, 2009 Dear Loyal Readers, I hope you enjoy this week’s commentary. It’s in text form only, however, so you listeners need to be readers for a week.   Hope that’s not too great an inconvenience.  In the meantime, we have crossed the 27,000 line for subscribers. Thanks for your continued support! And have a good weekend, no […]

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