Friday, May 22, 2020 - 5:22pm
Michigan baseball coach Erik Bakich and others propose baseball schedule change.

Michigan coach Erik Bakich’s motto of “You can’t get hot if you don’t start cold” might need to change soon, should a proposal he’s spearheading to change the structure of college baseball be accepted.

Friday, May 22, 2020 - 5:22pm
Michigan baseball coach Erik Bakich and others propose baseball schedule change.

Michigan coach Erik Bakich’s motto of “You can’t get hot if you don’t start cold” might need to change soon, should a proposal he’s spearheading to change the structure of college baseball be accepted.

Wednesday, April 15, 2020 - 11:03am
Presented by The Michigan Daily's sports section, a rotating cast of writers discusses Michigan sports.

In the span of just 12 hours, the Michigan mens basketball team lost the recruiting battle for five-star Joshua Christopher and saw five-star Isaiah Todd decommit as he plans to play professionally. Daily sports writer Brendan Roose talks with beat writers Connor Brennan, Daniel Dash and Jacob Kopnick, along with managing sports editor Ethan Sears, to discuss initial reactions, where this leaves next years team and what this means for Juwan Howard’s recruiting in the long run.

Tuesday, April 7, 2020 - 8:32pm
Presented by The Michigan Daily’s sports section, a rotating cast of writers discusses Michigan sports.

What does this mean for Michigan Athletics?

Thursday, March 19, 2020 - 12:05am
Presented by The Michigan Daily’s sports section, a rotating cast of writers discusses Michigan sports.

One week ago, in the wake of coronavirus and school moving online, The Michigan Daily put together its last print paper of the year. Though they didn’t expect this abrupt end to their college careers and to be doing this annual podcast in March, senior sports editor Ben Katz sat down with nine other seniors that night for this senior send-off. First, they discuss the past four years in Michigan sports, including their favorite memories covering teams, athletes and coaches. Next, they reflect on what The Michigan Daily has meant to them (23:47).

Thursday, March 12, 2020 - 7:37pm
Sophomore midfielder Nick Rowlett tied the record for faceoff wins in a single contest facing Marquette in a 13-12 victory.

Nick Rowlett came out with a banner performance Thursday afternoon. 

The sophomore midfielder tied the record for faceoff wins in a single contest facing Marquette — a game Michigan won, 13-12. Rowlett secured 22 of 29 total faceoffs during the game, and he currently leads the team in groundballs during a game with 13 — a third of the game’s total. 

But the success was eclipsed by the game becoming the final Michigan athletic event of the academic year in response to the COVID-19 pandemic.

Thursday, March 12, 2020 - 2:49pm
Presented by The Michigan Daily’s sports section, a rotating cast of writers discusses Michigan sports.

After falling one game short from winning the College World Series, Michigan baseball looks to claim the throne in its 2020 campaign. Sports writer Kent Schwartz sits down with beat writers Jacob Cohen, Lily Israel, Jack Whitten and Aidan Woutas to discuss the Wolverines’ roster expectations, injuries and season predictions.


Wednesday, March 11, 2020 - 11:39am
Presented by The Michigan Daily’s sports section, a rotating cast of writers discusses Michigan sports.

Ahead of Michigan softball’s first home series of the 2020 campaign, sports writer Akul Vijayvargiya sits down with beat writers Jared Greenspan, Lane Kizziah, Nicholas Stoll and Abbie Telgenhof to discuss the Wolverines’ up-and-down first 23 games of the season, expectations on both sides of the ball and season predictions.

Monday, March 9, 2020 - 6:39pm
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Whether the team likes it or not, this season is the most important season in Michigan baseball history. It could define the program’s legacy for years to come. It could prove that last season wasn’t a fluke. It has the potential to solidify the Wolverines as a national powerhouse and reinvigorate northern baseball.

Sunday, March 8, 2020 - 10:17pm
Michigan dropped a series to Pepperdine over the weekend.

Michigan’s high powered schedule took them to the West Coast yet again this weekend. But the California sunshine was the only consistent part of the trip for the Wolverines. 

Spotty offensive play plagued the No. 16 Michigan baseball team (8-7) as it fell to No. 24 Pepperdine (12-3) 2-1 in its weekend series. The Waves won the opening game 14-2 and split the doubleheader on Saturday, with the Wolverines winning the first game 7-4 before dropping the final game, 6-1.