Category: WDFN

Mitch McGary on Michigan: “Everybody is Getting Their Swagger Back”

Wednesday, March 27th, 2013

The NCAA tournament has a knack for finding unsung heroes. For Michigan that player has been Mitch McGary. Playing alongside Trey Burke, Tim Hardaway Jr. and Glenn Robinson III, McGary hasn't gotten a lot of recognition this season but so far in the tournament he has been a presence inside ...

John Beilein and the Wolverines Are Using the Regular Season As an Education for March

Thursday, February 7th, 2013

While it took a few years to put his program in place and recruit his players, John Beilein has led a resurgence at Michigan. Beilein's young Wolverines have already spent some time as the number one team in the polls this season and they took another huge step Tuesday night. ...

Cliff Avril on Jim Schwartz – Jim Harbaugh Confrontation: “Any man that gets disrespected will probably have something to say…”

Tuesday, October 18th, 2011

If you are an NFL or even just a sports fan that hasn't been unplugged for the past few days, then you've surely seen the footage and the fallout from the end of the San Francisco 49ers and Detroit Lions' Week 6 matchup. Just in case you have been, here's ...

Greg Monroe Has Emerged As A Bright Spot For The Detroit Pistons

Monday, February 7th, 2011

It's been a disappointing season for the Detroit Pistons as they sit at 19-32, currently at 11th in the Eastern Conference standings. Former Clevaland Cavaliers assistant coach, John Kuester, was hired to rebuild the Pistons back to championship form. Although it has been an up-and-down season so far for Detroit, ...

New Michigan Football Coach Brady Hoke Continues to Make Strong Early Impression with His Plans and Visions for the Future

Friday, January 14th, 2011

The University of Michigan feels they got the right guy when they announced on Tuesday that Brady Hoke would be the 19th head coach in the program's rich 131 year history. Hoke, a former Michigan assistant during the 1997 championship season, had spent the last eight years building up two ...

Kirk Cousins and Michigan State Trying to Prove to the Nation They Are an Elite Program

Thursday, December 30th, 2010

When he is not studying kinesiology, Kirk Cousins is one of the better quarterbacks in the Big Ten. His efficient play under center, a strong running game, and tough defense was the formula this season for the Spartans to earn a share of the Big Ten Title and a top ...

Will The Tigers Offseason Moves Lead to a Return to Postseason Baseball in Detroit?

Tuesday, December 28th, 2010

After a fourth straight season without postseason baseball in the motor city, the Tigers went out this offseason and tried to make sure they would have a return to October baseball in 2011. After stumbling down the stretch, the Tigers had some weaknesses that became even more apparent as the ...

Ndamukong Suh Is Both Fierce and Soft-Spoken

Thursday, October 7th, 2010

Four games, three sacks for rookie defensive tackle Ndamukong Suh. Many thought Suh would be an impact player in the NFL, even as a rookie. But I don't think too many thought he would be so disruptive so quickly. For Suh, he'd just as well not have any statistics if ...

Tracy McGrady: “It’s not like God or somebody came down and took my talent away and I can’t play basketball no more. I was dealing with surgery.”

Tuesday, August 17th, 2010

Remember "T-Mac?" These days, that's almost like asking, Remember "Penny" Hardaway (and "Little Penny")? The two players, Tracy McGrady and Anfernee Hardaway, experienced similar journeys in the NBA as lanky swingmen who could do just a little bit of everything, but whose careers were essentially over by age 30 due ...

Calvin Johnson Says People Still Mock the Lions

Friday, May 28th, 2010

Ever since Calvin Johnson came into the NFL in 2007, I felt that “Megatron” had all the tools to become the best wide receiver in the NFL at one point in his career.  He’s a 6 foot 5 monster that has speed to burn, sticky hands, tremendous leaping ability, and ...