Tag: Michigan

Michigan’s Franz Wagner attentively listens to advice from head coach Juwan Howard during a game against Indiana in 2020. (Image: Rick Osentoski/USA Today Sports)

Michigan Swingman Franz Wagner Declares for NBA Draft

German-born Franz Wagner, a sophomore swingman at Michigan, will bypass his junior season in Ann Arbor and declare himself eligible for the 2021 NBA Draft. Wagner is the younger brother of NBA player and former Michigan standout Moritz Wagner. Wagner, 19, averaged 12.5 points, 6.5 rebounds, and 3.0 assists per […]

Online Sports Gambling in Michigan Set to Go Live This Week

Online Sports Gambling in Michigan Set to Go Live This Week

The wait is over for Michiganders as Richard Kalm, executive director of the Michigan Gaming Control Board (MGCB), said he expects the state to flip the switch for online sports betting within the next few days, and as soon as Tuesday night. Kalm noted Tuesday that final preparations in anticipation […]

Administrative Tasks Push Michigan Online Sports Betting to Early 2021

Administrative Tasks Push Michigan Online Sports Betting to Early 2021

Michigan residents looking to pass the time by placing their first online sports bets will have to wait until after the ball drops at the start of 2021. At the start of December, the Michigan Gaming Control Board hoped fast-tracking administrative rules could potentially open the state up for online […]

Michigan lawmakers have sent a package of bills to the desk of Gov. Gretchen Whitmer that would legalize sports betting and online gambling. (Image: Adam Ruff/Icon Sportswire/Getty)

Legislative Roundup: Michigan Passes Sports Betting, Online Gambling Bills

The Michigan Senate overwhelmingly passed a package of bills on Wednesday that would legalize four different types of online gambling, including sports betting. The bills, which were changed slightly from their original versions, were then approved by the state House, and will now go to the desk of Governor Gretchen […]

Michigan head coach, Juwan Howard (center), holds up the winner's trophy at the Battle 4 Atlantis in the Bahamas. (Image: Kevin Jairaj/USA Today Sports)

Michigan Upsets UNC, Gonzaga to Clinch Battle 4 Atlantis Title

The Michigan Wolverines improved to 7-0 under first-year head coach Juwan Howard, and won the Bad Boy Mower Battle 4 Atlantis by defeating the #8 Gonzaga Bulldogs 82-64 in the championship game. Michigan won the Battle 4 Atlantis with back-to-back convincing wins over two ranked teams in the Top 10. […]

Iowa travels to Michigan for a Big Ten East vs. West showdown. (Image: USA Today)

Iowa Travels to Michigan for East vs. West Division Showdown

The Big Ten Conference is shaping up as having just one important question to answer. Can anyone beat Ohio State? Michigan always has a shot on the last Saturday of the regular season. Iowa is ready to make a statement that they are the team to beat in the West, […]