OVERTIME: Excerpts, Reviews, and Events

Hello, Loyal Readers! Hope you enjoyed your summer, because (gasp!) it's almost over! A lot of buzz here at the Bacon Blog. OVERTIME: Jim Harbaugh and the Michigan Wolverines at the Crossroads of College Football comes out Tuesday, September 3, and you can pre-order...

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John Beilein: Last of a Breed?

This week basketball coach John Beilein announced he was leaving the University of Michigan for the NBA’s Cleveland Cavaliers. It was shocking, but understandable, since Beilein always wanted to coach at the highest level. But it is also a commentary on college...

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Holland Passes to Yzerman with Quiet Class

HELLO AGAIN, LOYAL READERS! I should have told you before I went on hiatus that, well, I was going on hiatus. The reason was a good one: deep in the writer's cave to finish my next book, OVERTIME: Jim Harbaugh and the Michigan Wolverines at the Crossroads of College...

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Bowl Season Silliness

This winter, 39 college football bowl games have invited 78 teams to play in their stadiums. Sounds great, right? But that’s way too many – especially when most bowls can’t fill the seats, and the teams lose money. So why do this?  The people who run all 39...

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For Michigan: Bad loss, great season

On Saturday, the Michigan Wolverines suffered a historic loss to arch-rival Ohio State, 62-39, causing despair among many Michigan fans. As bad as it was, however, the program is a lot better than it was four years ago, and will get better still. After the Michigan...

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