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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...

100 years later, Harvard's Rose Bowl win still surprises

Nov. 2, 2019 4:25 PM EDT

CAMBRIDGE, Mass. (AP) — Potential Harvard football players can expect to be sold on the school's elite academics and a history that includes eight U.S. presidents, more than 150 Nobel laureates and too many CEOs to count. What often surprises them when they walk into Harvard Stadium for the first time is...

No. 14 Michigan rolls past Maryland 38-7 in Big Ten

Nov. 2, 2019 3:19 PM EDT

COLLEGE PARK, Md. (AP) — Giles Jackson returned the opening kickoff 97 yards for a touchdown to get things started for No. 14 Michigan, which used two first-half scoring runs by freshman Zach Charbonnet to pull away from Maryland in a 38-7 victory on Saturday. Seeking to build on a 45-14 rout of Notre Dame...

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...

Christian McCaffrey's baby brother toughened up in backyard

Oct. 31, 2019 2:16 PM EDT

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Nebraska freshman Luke McCaffrey made his true debut in college football last weekend, and one of his rivals in backyard games must have had flashbacks as he watched. That would be Christian McCaffrey, the Carolina Panthers' star running back. Luke is the last of the Brothers...

No. 14 Michigan on road to face struggling Terrapins

Oct. 31, 2019 9:29 AM EDT

Here's what to watch in the Big Ten this week: GAME OF THE WEEK No. 14 Michigan at Maryland It's probably a stretch to call this a trap game for the Wolverines (6-2, 3-2 Big Ten), but it does come on the heels of an impressive win over Notre Dame and before an open date and Nov. 9 meeting with in-state rival...

No. 16 Irish seek home rebound against red-hot Virginia Tech

Oct. 30, 2019 9:53 PM EDT

SOUTH BEND, Ind. (AP) — Virginia Tech (5-2) at No. 16 Notre Dame (5-2), Saturday at 2:30 p.m. EDT (NBC) Line: Notre Dame by 17 1/2. Series record: 1-1. WHAT'S AT STAKE? A second straight College Football Playoff appearance dashed by its 45-14 loss at Michigan last Saturday night, Notre Dame needs to win...

Maryland staggering to finish in Locksley's first season

Oct. 29, 2019 3:06 PM EDT

COLLEGE PARK, Md. (AP) — It's been a struggle for coach Michael Locksley in his first year at Maryland, and there's no indication it's going to get any easier. The Terrapins have lost five of six, are coping with two injured quarterbacks and must face Top 25 mainstays Michigan and Ohio State over the next...