How Michigan’s transfer of Cade McNamara to JJ McCarthy paved the way back to CFP

ANN ARBOR, Mich. – Jim Harbaugh doesn’t like to make comparisons, but sometimes the temptation prevails. The night of JJ McCarthy’s first launch was one of those occasions. With the start delayed by the weather, the time was approaching 1 a.m. when Harbaugh emerged from Michigan’s dressing room. Discussing McCarthy’s performance against Hawaii, Harbaugh’s mind … Read more

Michigan tops the mark in snowplough operator occupation

MUSKEGON, Mich. – While many states are struggling to find snow plow operators this winter, Michigan is doing relatively well after a difficult few years. You may have seen plenty of plows after the record-breaking snowfall a few weeks ago. Thankfully, getting all the snow off the roads wasn’t a problem. Muskegon County Road Commission’s … Read more

Michigan begins wastewater testing for polio

The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention announced Wednesday that it will begin testing sewage samples for polio in Michigan and Pennsylvania to target parts of the country with low poliovirus vaccination rates and links to New York communities, in where the virus was identified the summer. Testing will begin in a few weeks … Read more

10 reasons Michigan State went from 11-2 to a losing record

Michigan State started the fall talking about winning the title. The regular season ended last week with a loss at Penn State and discussions about a possible bowl game despite a losing record. A year after notching 11 wins and finishing in the top 10 nationally, the Spartans have amassed a 5-7 record and there’s … Read more

More thoughts on this Ohio State loss to Michigan

Games like this bother me, and they will continue to do so until the Buckeyes travel to Ann Arbor for Thanksgiving weekend next year. It’s an odd feeling, for most of my OSU fandom we’ve dominated TTUN, with the exception of a few John Cooper years. Jim Tressell took over when I was a sophomore … Read more

Sainristil’s move to CB in Michigan proves wise | News, Sports, Jobs

ANN ARBOR, Mich. (AP) — Mike Sainristil, whose family fled Haiti as a toddler and grew up in suburban Boston, wanted the ball in his hands to play at receiver when he decided to visit Michigan. Sainristil got his wish, scoring touchdowns in each of his first three seasons and developing into a solid offense … Read more

Pure Michigan begins the winter campaign

What’s happening: Pure Michigan – the official advertising arm of Travel Michigan – is launching its 2022-23 winter tourism advertising campaign, showcasing many parts of the Upper Peninsula and Northern Michigan as winter vacation destinations. The campaign includes two new commercials that showcase the love of winter and winter-based powersports. Dates and costs: Travel Michigan … Read more

Gus Johnson on JJ McCarthy: I might have to have a Heisman call now

Fox Sports College Football’s leading play-by-play voice Gus Johnson has called many games in Michigan this season, including Saturday’s 45-23 win over Ohio State. Johnson has seen JJ McCarthy take the starting job this season and improve as the season progressed. For Johnson, he sees in McCarthy a player who is enthusiastic and fearless. “This … Read more

Recount wanted by many Michigan counties for 2 nominations

Lansing — An Oakland County man filed paperwork and paid a sizable down payment to obtain a vote recount on an abortion-rights election proposal in more than 500 Michigan counties. Jerome Jay Allen of Bloomfield Township signed the recount petitions, which touted unproven theories about voting technologies potentially altering votes, and also called for ballot … Read more