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Calls Begin to Take Down Statue of Storied Coach

Bo Schembechler's son would support the move

(Newser) - As the University of Michigan confronts the sexual abuse athletes said they were subjected to by a football team doctor decades ago, reconsideration of famed coach Bo Schembechler's legacy will be included. The coach's son has said he told his father he'd been abused in 1969. Matt...

Famed Coach's Son Says He Told Dad of Abuse in 1969

Matt Schembechler says father ignored abuse by Robert Anderson at University of Michigan

(Newser) - A son of legendary University of Michigan football coach Bo Schembechler was among the hundreds of men who were sexually assaulted by a campus doctor , he told the Detroit Free Press on Wednesday. Matt Schembechler said Dr. Robert Anderson fondled his genitals and digitally penetrated him during a routine physical...

The Culture Wars, College Football Style
The Culture Wars, College Football Style
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The Culture Wars, College Football Style

Michigan-Ohio State rivalry illuminates tale of '60s, '70s upheaval

(Newser) - The cultural disconnect between conservative college football programs and America’s liberalizing culture in the late 1960s and early ‘70s is the theme of War as They Knew It, a book by Detroit Free Press columnist Michael Rosenberg. The survey of the Michigan-Ohio State rivalry (which continues tomorrow) through...

Ducks Crush Wolverines at Big House

Beleaguered Michigan drops second straight, this time to Oregon

(Newser) - If last week's close upset to Appalachian State was embarrassing for Michigan, this week's 39-7 blowout by the Oregon ducks could be catastrophic. For the first time since 1959, the Wolverines have lost two straight at home to open the season. They've also dropped four straight games for the first...

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