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  1. Rodriguez never passed fitness test at U-M

    Adam Rittenberg

    College football coaching is a fitness test. The coach has to fit the program, or things won't work. The last three years at the University of Michigan have underscored this fact. Rich Rodriguez never truly fit with Michigan. His background did...

    Blog | January 05, 2011
  2. Michigan's Bills to have surgery after accident

    Adam Rittenberg

    Michigan walk-on tight end Jon Bills will undergo surgery Monday afternoon after being seriously injured in a car accident Friday. Bills, a 6-3, 238-pound redshirt junior from Farmington Hills, Mich., will have surgery at University of Michigan ho...

    Blog | June 07, 2010
  3. Thoughts on responses by UM, Rodriguez

    Adam Rittenberg

    Michigan begins its official response to the NCAA's Notice of Allegations with a sobering statement. The University of Michigan ("the University"), which fielded its first football team in 1878, has won more football games than any institution, all ...

    Blog | May 25, 2010
  4. Night life: University of Michigan to host night game in 2011 aga...

    Adam Rittenberg

    For the first time in team history, Michigan will host a night football game at Michigan Stadium when it welcomes rival Notre Dame on Sept. 10, 2011.

    Story | Conversation | March 18, 2010
  5. U-M president issues statement on allegations

    Adam Rittenberg

    Posted by's Adam Rittenberg University of Michigan president Mary Sue Coleman released the following statement Wednesday night regarding the investigation of NCAA rule violations with the football program. Michigan reportedly has hired Ge...

    Blog | September 02, 2009
  6. University of Michigan Wolverines lose another player with dismis...

    Adam Rittenberg

    Michigan has dismissed sophomore slot receiver Justin Feagin for violating team rules.

    Story | Conversation | July 25, 2009
  7. Howard vs. Woodson: Comparing Heisman years

    Adam Rittenberg

    Posted by's Adam Rittenberg It's Michigan day on "College Football Live," which starts its 50 States Tour with the Great Lake State. Former University of Michigan standouts Desmond Howard and Charles Woodson will be guests ...

    Blog | June 01, 2009
  8. Shafer resigns as Michigan's defensive coordinator

    Adam Rittenberg

    Posted by's Adam Rittenberg Scott Shafer resigned as Michigan's defensive coordinator after only one season on the job. From the release: University of Michigan football coach Rich Rodriguez announced today that Scott Shafer resigned his po...

    Blog | December 16, 2008
  9. Could Narduzzi succeed Dantonio at MSU?

    Adam Rittenberg

    Mark Dantonio has seen two of his former Michigan State assistants -- Dan Enos (Central Michigan) and Don Treadwell (Miami University) -- leave for head-coaching positions elsewhere. There's an assumption that Dantonio eventually will lose a third...

    Blog | March 05, 2013
  10. Lloyd Carr stepping down as associate athletic direct at Michigan...

    Adam Rittenberg

    Former Michigan head football coach Lloyd Carr will retire from his post as an athletic administrator Sept. 1, ending his 30 years of service to the university.

    Story | Conversation | July 13, 2010
  11. Dorsey situation tests Michigan-Rodriguez bond

    Adam Rittenberg

    Rich Rodriguez spent a chunk of national signing day defending Michigan's new addition of defensive back Demar Dorsey, a blue-chip prospect with a checkered legal past. Rodriguez is once again stumping for Dorsey, this time with the university's a...

    Blog | June 08, 2010
  12. Michigan State's Simon at AAU meetings

    Adam Rittenberg

    Michigan State University president Lou Anna K. Simon is attending the Association of American Universities meetings this week in Washington, a school spokesman confirmed to on Sunday morning. We already know that Big Ten commissioner Jim...

    Blog | April 18, 2010
  13. Michigan State Spartans suspend 8 after residence hall brawl

    Adam Rittenberg

    Michigan State has suspended eight football players in the wake of a fight at a campus residence hall.

    Story | Conversation | December 01, 2009
  14. Michigan St. Spartans hockey player wants clearer policy on athle...

    Adam Rittenberg

    Michigan State hockey player A.J. Sturges is urging the university to have a clearer policy on how to handle athletes convicted of violent crimes after he suffered severe head injuries during an altercation with Spartans football players last October.

    Story | Conversation | August 13, 2009
  15. Dantonio's restructured contract well deserved

    Adam Rittenberg

    Posted by's Adam Rittenberg It has taken only two years for Mark Dantonio to change the culture of Michigan State football, and the university rewarded its head coach Friday with a restructured contract. Dantonio's new deal was inevita...

    Blog | December 27, 2008
  16. Rodriguez contract finalized at Michigan

    Adam Rittenberg

    Posted by's Adam Rittenberg Head coach Rich Rodriguez is finally under contract at Michigan, signing a six-year deal worth at least $2.5 million annually. The university said there wasn't anything out of the ordinary about the time it ...

    Blog | October 24, 2008