5:43 AM EDT, Sat November 01, 2014
Grand Rapids Press 13 hours ago
New Michigan AD Jim Hackett handed control of football program, asked to bring stability to department

New Michigan AD Jim Hackett handed control of football program, asked to bring stability to department

In Friday's announcement of Brandon's resignation as athletic director, U-M president Mark Schlissel made it clear that Hackett, a former corporate CEO, currently holds full control to fire any university coach.
Grand Rapids Press 14 hours ago
Dave Brandon to receive $3 million in settlement money from Michigan over next four years

Dave Brandon to receive $3 million in settlement money from Michigan over next four years

Brandon will, essentially, receive the same amount of money he was owed had he been fired. Michigan's former athletic director resigned Friday morning.

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Grand Rapids Press 35 mins ago

It's Gameday! With Dave Brandon going, Homecoming brings Michigan-Indiana to Big House

Kickoff is at 3:30 p.m. as the Wolverines welcome Indiana to Michigan Stadium.
Grand Rapids Press 10 hours ago
Four-star 2016 LB Dele Harding says he's committed to Michigan

Four-star 2016 LB Dele Harding says he's committed to Michigan

Harding is the No. 186 player on Rivals' Top 250 for 2016. He's one of three Michigan commitments in the 2016 class.
Grand Rapids Press 10 hours ago
The resignation of Michigan AD Dave Brandon: Re-living the day that unfolded, via Twitter

The resignation of Michigan AD Dave Brandon: Re-living the day that unfolded, via Twitter

The Dave Brandon era is officially over at Michigan. Check back on how MLive.com's coverage played out throughout the busy day.
Grand Rapids Press 11 hours ago
Jim Hackett's new U-M athletic director role surprises business community

Jim Hackett's new U-M athletic director role surprises business community

"I'm surprised like anybody else," said Brian Walker, CEO of Herman Miller, one of Steelcase's biggest competitors.
Grand Rapids Press 12 hours ago
Michigan students still plan to wear free #FireDaveBrandon shirts to Saturday's football game

Michigan students still plan to wear free #FireDaveBrandon shirts to Saturday's football game

A sizable contingent of Michigan students might be wearing white shirts to the football game Saturday with #FireDaveBrandon emblazoned across the front.
Grand Rapids Press 13 hours ago
Mark Schlissel accepts AD Dave Brandon's resignation, values 'excellence' in search for replacement

Mark Schlissel accepts AD Dave Brandon's resignation, values 'excellence' in search for replacement

Schlissel says he will work with new interim athletic director Jim Hackett to find a permanent replacement for Brandon. Asked if that person has to be someone with Michigan ties, Schlissel indicated that it did not.
Grand Rapids Press 14 hours ago
Michigan Board of Regents thanks Dave Brandon for service, welcomes interim AD Jim Hackett

Michigan Board of Regents thanks Dave Brandon for service, welcomes interim AD Jim Hackett

Jim Hackett, the recently retired chief executive officer of Michigan-based Steelcase Inc, will replace Brandon immediately as the interim athletic director.
Grand Rapids Press 15 hours ago

Video: U-M president Mark Schlissel announces the resignation of AD Dave Brandon

Video: U-M president Mark Schlissel announces the resignation of athletic director Dave Brandon
Grand Rapids Press 15 hours ago
Michigan students on AD Dave Brandon's resignation: 'It's about time'

Michigan students on AD Dave Brandon's resignation: 'It's about time'

Junior Nate Deroo channeled the feelings of many students on the Diag Friday afternoon when word spread of athletic director Dave Brandon's resignation.
Grand Rapids Press 15 hours ago
Michigan AD Dave Brandon's replacement: UConn's Warde Manuel, Arkansas' Jeff Long names to watch

Michigan AD Dave Brandon's replacement: UConn's Warde Manuel, Arkansas' Jeff Long names to watch

While nothing appears certain at this point, here's a look at a few names who are bound to be brought up as candidates moving forward.
Grand Rapids Press 15 hours ago
Timeline: Michigan AD Dave Brandon resigns; a look back at highlights, lowlights of his tenure

Timeline: Michigan AD Dave Brandon resigns; a look back at highlights, lowlights of his tenure

A recap of key events and memorable moments during the tenure of Michigan athletic director Dave Brandon, which ended Friday.

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