Michigan likes playing Indiana after losses; Paul Finebaum’s flawed comparison

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Michigan plays well against Indiana after losses

Land of 10’s Rachel Lenzi points out that not only has Michigan beaten Indiana every year since 1987 — the Wolverines have bounced back to beat Indiana one week after losing in three of the last four seasons.

Paul Finebaum’s coach comparison needs context

ESPN’s Paul Finebaum’s comparison about former Michigan coach Brady Hoke and current Michigan coach Jim Harbaugh is somewhat valid. But as SB Nation’s Jason Kirk reveals, Harbaugh actually has had more success as Michigan’s coach.

5 ways Michigan must improve

ClickonDetroit examines five ways the Wolverines need to improve if they want to bounce back following their loss to Michigan State last Saturday.

Tough luck, Wilton Speight

Harbaugh said Tuesday on the Big Ten coaches teleconference that he heard back from the Big Ten about what he thought was a late hit on quarterback Wilton Speight against Purdue. According to Harbaugh, the league said it could see reasons for and against calling a penalty on the hit.

Michigan’s defense No. 1

The Wolverines’ starting defensive linemen this year were mostly backups in 2016, but they were more than ready to step up when the players ahead of them moved on to the NFL. And it shows: Michigan has the top-ranked defense in the nation.

Michigan’s receivers regroup and refocus for Indiana

Land of 10’s Rachel Lenzi breaks down how Wolverines wide receivers plan to move past an underwhelming start to the season.

Michigan men’s basketball gearing up for the season

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