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Michigan coach Brady Hoke, eft, and Notre Dame coach Brian Kelly. (Gregory Shamus/Getty Images)

Baffoe: End Of Notre Dame-Michigan Rivalry A Perfect NCAA Metaphor

Saturday’s game is the last on the docket between the Wolverines and Irish.

CBS Chicago–09/05/2014

Notre Dame football coach Brian Kelly. (Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

Baffoe: The Real Offense In The Notre Dame Cheating Scandal

Curiously, the Irish get worked up about academic fraud but not death or sexual assault.

CBS Chicago–08/19/2014

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Baffoe: Issue Of Allowing Steubenville Rapist Back On Football Team A Teaching Moment

In looking at personally flawed athletes as objects, let’s not forget victims are humans.

CBS Chicago–08/15/2014

Michigan Wolverines. (Gregory Shamus/Getty Images)

View: Map Of Most Hated College Football Teams By State

The state of Illinois has a beef with the Michigan Wolverines.

CBS Chicago–08/07/2014

Jordan Morgan #52 of the Michigan Wolverines dunks the ball against Jordan McRae #52 of the Tennessee Volunteers during the regional semifinal of the 2014 NCAA Men's Basketball Tournament at Lucas Oil Stadium on March 28, 2014 in Indianapolis, Indiana. (Photo by Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

Michigan Holds On Late To Beat Tennessee 73-71

Jordan Morgan scored 15 points and Nik Stauskas had 14 including a key free throw to help Michigan hold on for a 73-71 victory over Tennessee in Friday’s first Midwest Regional semifinal.

03/28/2014

Trevor Siemian tries to complete a pass against the Michigan Wolverines (Photo by Tasos Katopodis/Getty Images)

Michigan Bests Northwestern 27-19 In Triple-Overtime

Devin Gardner scored on a 5-yard run to lift Michigan to a 27-19 triple-overtime victory over Northwestern on Saturday after the Wolverines’ Brendan Gibbons tied it with a 44-yard field goal at the end of regulation.

11/16/2013

Michigan coach Brady Hoke. (Gregory Shamus/Getty Images)

Hoke Invites Boy Who Named Cancer ‘Michigan’ To Ohio State Game

Hoke invited a young Ohio State fan who named his cancer “Michigan” to see the Buckeyes play the Wolverines.

CBS Chicago–07/23/2013

Ohio State Buckeyes football helmet. (Photo by Streeter Lecka/Getty Images)

12-Year-Old Buckeyes Fan Names Brain Cancer ‘Michigan’ – And He’s Beating It

For 12-year-old Buckeyes fan Grant Reed, the rallying cry “Beat Michigan” has a profound meaning.

CBS Chicago–07/09/2013

Brady Hoke and Brian Kelly.  (Photo by Leon Halip/Getty Images)

Michigan’s Brady Hoke: Notre Dame ‘Chickening Out’

Michigan coach Brady Hoke has taken the Notre Dame rivalry up a notch.

05/14/2013

Tim Hardaway Jr. (Photo by Kevin C. Cox/Getty Images)

Report: Hardaway To Enter NBA Draft

The Wolverines took another hit Wednesday when news broke that junior guard Tim Hardaway Jr. would enter the NBA Draft.

CBS Chicago–04/17/2013

Trey Burke. (Photo by Streeter Lecka/Getty Images)

Wisch: Michigan Fell Short, But The Big Ten Is Back

The state of Kentucky now has two more championships in the past two years than the entire Big Ten Conference has over the past 13.

CBS Chicago–04/09/2013

Tim Hardaway Jr. (Photo by Kevin C. Cox/Getty Images)

Michigan, Louisville Set For Epic Final

Rick Pitino knows how lasting one more win would be. It would give everyone a reason to stay connected. It would create a lifetime bond.

CBS Chicago–04/08/2013

Michigan celebrates its regional title. (Photo by Ronald Martinez/Getty Images)

Wisch: Big Ten Pride Has Me Rooting For… Michigan?

In a fascinating twist of fandom, this year’s NCAA Basketball Tournament has turned the rooting interests for many Midwestern hoops followers on its head as Big Ten pride has outweighed school pride.

CBS Chicago–04/04/2013

Jared Berggren. (Photo by Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

Wisconsin Defeats Michigan In Big Ten Tournament

Ben Brust scored 11 of his 14 points in the second half and No. 22 Wisconsin knocked off sixth-ranked Michigan 68-59 in the second round of the Big Ten tournament on Friday.

670 The Score–03/15/2013

Brandon Paul and D.J. Richardson. (Photo by Joe Robbins/Getty Images)

Hoge: Big Ten Tournament Day 1 Primer

A quick look at what to watch for Thursday as the Big Ten Tournament gets underway in Chicago.

CBS Chicago–03/14/2013

Brandon Paul and D.J. Richardson. (Photo by Joe Robbins/Getty Images)

Hoge: Examining The Floor/Ceiling For The Big Ten’s Eight Contenders

Let’s take a look at the floor and ceiling for each Big Ten contender as the regular season nears an end.

CBS Chicago–02/20/2013

Keith Appling.  (Photo by Jamie Squire/Getty Images)

Silverman: Forget Football, Big Ten Is Now A Basketball Conference

The 2012-13 college basketball season has been even better than most for the Big Ten. This is the year that the Big Ten is talented, powerful and deep.

CBS Chicago–02/14/2013

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Wisconsin Beats No. 3 Michigan 65-62 In OT

Ben Brust hit a shot from just inside midcourt to tie the game at the end of regulation and added a tie-breaking 3 with less than 40 seconds left in overtime as Wisconsin beat No. 3 Michigan 65-62 on Saturday.

02/09/2013

Michigan Wolverines guard Tim Hardaway Jr. celebrates during the first half while playing the Ohio State Buckeyes at Crisler Center on February 5, 2013 in Ann Arbor, Michigan.(Photo by Gregory Shamus/Getty Images)

No. 3 Michigan Beats No. 10 Ohio State 76-74 In OT

Tim Hardaway Jr. kept Michigan in the game when the Wolverines weren’t playing a whole lot of defense. Then he ended it by smothering Ohio State’s final chance of overtime.

02/05/2013

Cody Zeller. (Photo by Jed Jacobsohn/Getty Images)

Wisch: This Year’s Big Ten Success Doesn’t Match 1989… Yet

In 108 years of Big Ten basketball, the 1988-89 season still stands out as the conference’s gold standard.

CBS Chicago–01/31/2013

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