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Mope Springs Eternal

April 5th, 2013 | by Andrew Eckhous

It’s starting again, I can feel it. Reggie Bush, Glover Quin, two no-name defensive lineman, and we re-signed Delmas?  This is our year!


What is Loyalty in Sports?

March 26th, 2013 | by Derek Wolfe

What is loyalty in sports? Has it ever existed? And when you leave one team for another, how do you say


College Basketball, Irrational Gambling, and the Thrill of March Madness

March 18th, 2013 | by Robbie Linden

The NCAA tournament is only one day away!  Like most basketball fans, I couldn’t wait for March Madness to begin


A Night to Remember!

February 19th, 2013 | by Derek Wolfe

To those who didn’t take part in the greatest night of the year, I’m sorry. With the shooting stars and


The NFL Will Not Exist in 20 Years, Period.

February 15th, 2013 | by Ben Krawitz

As Baltimore Ravens safety Bernard Pollard remarked days before Super Bowl XLVII: I truly believe that in another 20 to


Football School No Mo’

February 13th, 2013 | by Emily Coyle

It’s no secret that the University of Michigan is what one would call a “football school.” Students live for the excitement of football


Detroit Pistons: To Tank or to Try?

February 12th, 2013 | by Brandon Klein

The Detroit Pistons have been a mediocre team–at best–for quite some time now.  It seems like so long ago when


Cheaters Never Win and Winners Never Cheat

January 24th, 2013 | by Andrew Eckhous

From the very beginning, children are taught right and wrong.  While concepts like political parties and religion don’t take root for


DVRs and the Devil

November 20th, 2012 | by Noah Gordon

This past Saturday morning my friend and I were watching Manchester United’s Premier League match against Norwich[1] when something strange


More Than a Game

November 16th, 2012 | by Ben Krawitz

As the final weeks of summer came to a close, I drove to my friend Ellery’s house one final time


The NBA: What’s to Love About the Upcoming Season

November 7th, 2012 | by Derek Wolfe

Oh, how I’ve missed you, NBA. No, this is not a dream. I said it. I know I’m in the minority


Pick a Team, Any Team

October 30th, 2012 | by Noah Gordon

The English Premier League is becoming more and more popular in the United States, in part because it’s now relatively easy to


Socialism, Football, and Football

October 23rd, 2012 | by Noah Gordon

Bill Simmon’s piece yesterday on NFL commissioner Roger Goodell and his hypocritical, dictatorial governing style got me thinking about the intersection of


Rising Above the Rivalry

October 23rd, 2012 | by Emily Coyle

After experiencing the craziness of Saturday and encountering much of the Michigan/State bashing I predicted in my Thursday post, I


The Michigan vs. Michigan State Rivalry: Show and Tell

October 18th, 2012 | by Emily Coyle

Here is the most recent tweet in my Twitter feed: “This is the one week Michigan upper-middle class fans can



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