Michigan State Parks announce Covid-19 policy changes

Dune Climbers by Bill Dolak The Michigan DNR has announced that although state parks and recreation areas remain open to provide residents with local opportunities to get outdoors, extensive travel should be minimal & effective social distancing is required so that unsafe conditions do not develop and state-managed lands can remain open. “We are doing … Continue reading Michigan State Parks announce Covid-19 policy changes

Farewell, Jud Heathcote

Jud Heathcote, photo courtesy MSU Basketball “Michigan State has lost one of its icons today. And yet nothing can erase his impact on the program, the players he coached and the coaches he mentored. Spartan basketball is what it is today because of Jud Heathcote.” ~MSU Basketball Coach Tom Izzo Legendary Michigan State University basketball … Continue reading Farewell, Jud Heathcote

Tom Izzo: Definitely One of the Most Famous Natives of Michigan

Tom Izzo, photo by Hillary Higgens TRUE CONFESSION: Page-at-a-time slideshows make me want to smash my screen, but I have to say that what mLive is doing with slideshows has been pretty cool. Their feature on the Most Famous Natives of Michigan has their pick for the most famous person from each of Michigan’s 83 … Continue reading Tom Izzo: Definitely One of the Most Famous Natives of Michigan

“MU” merges University of Michigan & Michigan State University

via Absolute Michigan… HOWELL, MICHIGAN – This morning, Ann Arbor based University of Michigan and East Lansing’s Michigan State University announced a historic merger that will create the largest university on the planet, known simply as “MU”. “We stand midway between two storied colleges to create the greatest of them all,” stated MU co-President Lou Anna Simon as … Continue reading “MU” merges University of Michigan & Michigan State University

Pistons Ringing the Bell for Big Ben Wallace tonight!

Alley Oop, photo by Dave Hogg In 2016, the Detroit Pistons are retiring the jerseys for Piston greats Ben Wallace (#3) and Chauncey Billups (#1). Big Ben Wallace kicks it off tonight with Rip Hamilton and Chauncey on hand. Wallace, acquired by Detroit from the Orlando Magic in 2000, spent nine seasons with the Pistons … Continue reading Pistons Ringing the Bell for Big Ben Wallace tonight!

#TBT Offseason at the Pontiac Silverdome

Pontiac Silverdome, photo by Mathew Davey With the departure of some key players including Ndamukong Suh, Nick Fairley and Reggie Bush and addition of new faces including Ravens stalwart Haloti Ngata, the Lions have had a fairly eventful offseason. One place that not much is happening is the Lions’ former home, the massive and now domeless Pontiac … Continue reading #TBT Offseason at the Pontiac Silverdome

Michigan March Madness Tip-off Tonight!

atUmich, photo by Justin_Wan Three Michigan teams take to the hardwood today for the NCAA Men’s Basketball tourney. It starts with theWestern Michigan Broncos facing Syracuse at 2:45 followed by the media darling Michigan State Spartans vs Delaware at 4:40 and #2 Midwest seed Michigan vs Wafford at 7:10! Justin got this awesome action shot … Continue reading Michigan March Madness Tip-off Tonight!

Slam Dunk for Old Man Winter

Icy Michigan Morning, photo by daveumich Much like Uncle Drew, Old Man Winter brought his A-game over the weekend, creating havoc across much of the state. The Freep reports that this weekend’s ice storm knocked out power for over 300,000 people. An interesting fact I learned from the article is that a quarter of an inch … Continue reading Slam Dunk for Old Man Winter