| Dec 28, 2014
| 3:39 PM
Efforts to restore what's conspicuously absent in the airline industry — consistently reliable service — are getting a boost from the work of University of Michigan researchers who are looking closely at 73 million flights during the past...
| Dec 30, 2014
| 7:23 AM
The Sports Xchange
Harbaugh deal worth $5M annually
Jim Harbaugh will not be the highest-paid head coach in college football at the University of Michigan.
Contrary to reports of a six-year, $48 million deal, Harbaugh's contract is worth $5 million...
| Dec 30, 2014
| 9:53 AM
Ending weeks of speculation, Michigan hired Jim Harbaugh as its coach Tuesday in hopes that its former star quarterback will lead the Wolverines back to national prominence.
Interim athletic director Jim Hackett said Harbaugh agreed to a seven-year deal...
| Dec 30, 2014
| 4:42 PM
LOS ANGELES — Just last week, Florida State University reportedly negotiated a contract extension that will pay football coach Jimbo Fisher an average salary of about $5.5 million a year.
That's an incredible amount of money.
But not nearly...
| Dec 16, 2014
| 1:35 PM
Evanston Township High Assistant Head Football Coach & Defensive Coordinator Steve King died Friday. According to the release:
Evanston Township High School has lost a dear and beloved member of our school family. Steve King died on Friday, June 27,...
| Dec 7, 2014
| 9:40 AM
Of all the activities he is involved with at Andrew High School in Tinley Park, Travis Christner’s favorite, by far, is helping his peers.
That’s saying a lot, because the junior is involved with a long list of activities.
He is on the...
| Dec 2, 2014
| 2:27 PM
Michigan fired Brady Hoke on Tuesday after four seasons as coach.
Interim athletic director Jim Hackett announced his decision at a news conference, calling Hoke a "hero" but saying the program needs a new voice.
Hackett met with Hoke to inform him of...
| Nov 23, 2014
| 1:37 PM
Half a dozen students from the Great Lakes region were among 32 Americans selected as Rhodes scholars, officials announced this weekend.
The scholars were chosen out of a field of more than 200 U.S. finalists from 86 colleges and universities. The...
| Dec 4, 2014
| 8:49 PM
More young adults today are poor and a smaller percentage are employed than their counterparts 34 years ago, though a greater percentage now have college degrees, according to Census Bureau data released Thursday.
Young adults of the so-called millennial...
| Dec 6, 2014
| 9:15 AM
Ben Carson had a modest plan in mind last year when he retired from Johns Hopkins Hospital after a celebrated, decades-long career in neurosurgery: He wanted to improve his golf game and learn to play the organ.
But the 63-year-old has been too busy...
| Dec 5, 2014
| 5:06 PM
Major U.S. industries have lined up heavy hitting lobbyists over influential Ald. Ed Burke's proposal to require scores of Chicago gas stations to offer fuel with higher levels of ethanol.
The battle has been brewing for months, pitting big...