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No. 14 Michigan knows Michigan State can still be dangerous

Nov. 11, 2019 7:46 PM EST

ANN ARBOR, Mich. (AP) — Even a stumbling Michigan State team represents a threat to Jim Harbaugh and Michigan. That's something the Wolverines surely understand by now. "On high alert for everything," Harbaugh said Monday. "We understand coach (Mark) Dantonio's a master motivator. There could be trick...

Kickoff return launches No. 14 Michigan past Maryland 38-7

Nov. 2, 2019 5:54 PM EDT

COLLEGE PARK, Md. (AP) — In a Big Ten matchup between Michigan and Maryland, Giles Jackson and Javon Leake each returned a kickoff 97 yards for a touchdown. The difference was, Jackson's dash down the right sideline came on the opening kick, which helped make Leake's third-quarter jaunt irrelevant to the...

No. 14 Michigan rides wave of momentum into Maryland

Nov. 1, 2019 1:25 PM EDT

COLLEGE PARK, Md. (AP) — The self-doubt that comes with squeezing past Army in double-overtime and losing by three touchdowns to Wisconsin appears to have finally vanished for No. 14 Michigan. Coach Jim Harbaugh was quite impressed with the numbers on the scoreboard last week, when the Wolverines thrashed...

No. 14 Michigan faces skidding Maryland in Big Ten matchup

Oct. 31, 2019 2:34 PM EDT

No. 14 Michigan (6-2, 3-2 Big Ten) at Maryland (3-5, 1-4), Saturday at 12 p.m. EDT (ABC). Line: Michigan by 21. Series record: Michigan leads 7-1 WHAT'S AT STAKE? Michigan seeks to keep the pressure on unbeaten front-runners Ohio State and Penn State in the Big Ten East, and sustain the momentum achieved with a...

49ers look to end 8-game skid vs. NFC West rival Cardinals

Oct. 30, 2019 6:10 PM EDT

Jim Tomsula and Chip Kelly couldn't do it in their one season as head coach in San Francisco. Kyle Shanahan hasn't done it in two years with the 49ers. The past three coaches in San Francisco have combined to lose eight straight games against the NFC West rival Cardinals heading into the first meeting this year...

Frost's rebuilding project at Nebraska hits sticking point

Oct. 30, 2019 9:07 AM EDT

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — It wasn't supposed to be this way for Nebraska. In Scott Frost's grand plan, the Cornhuskers would begin their climb in the Big Ten West in Year Two coaching his alma mater. It was jarring when Nebraska lost its first six games in 2018, but wins in four of the last six created such an...

Michigan WR Mike Sainristil fled Haiti as child with family

Oct. 28, 2019 8:15 PM EDT

ANN ARBOR, Mich. (AP) — Michigan receiver Mike Sainristil made the most of his opportunity in perhaps the biggest win of the Jim Harbaugh era at the school. If his family hadn't fled Haiti, his life likely would be much different. "I am glad we left because in America, you have more chances to have a...

No. 19 Michigan routs No. 8 Notre Dame 45-14 in rain

Oct. 27, 2019 12:45 AM EDT

ANN ARBOR, Mich. (AP) — Jim Harbaugh desperately needed a significant victory to change the conversation, at least temporarily, about the job he's doing at Michigan. The Wolverines delivered. Zach Charbonnet ran for two touchdowns in the first half and Shea Patterson threw for two scores in the second...

Notre Dame and Michigan aim to resume rivalry after a break

Oct. 25, 2019 3:24 AM EDT

ANN ARBOR, Mich. (AP) — Notre Dame and Michigan will meet under the lights shining on their cool helmets and storied programs. The Fighting Irish and Wolverines have been playing football against each other since 1887 and yet they will meet for just the 45th time. They haven't played more because breaks...

No. 8 Notre Dame, No. 19 Michigan resume rivalry, end series

Oct. 24, 2019 3:25 PM EDT

No. 8 Notre Dame (5-1) at No. 19 Michigan (5-2), Saturday at 7:30 p.m. EDT (ABC). Line: Notre Dame by 1. Series record: Michigan leads 24-18-1. WHAT'S AT STAKE? The Fighting Irish need a win to keep their hopes of playing in the College Football Playoff for the second straight year. Jim Harbaugh desperately needs...