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Past articles by Mark:

Al Kaline and Gordie Howe: Golfing pals and batting practice buddies

During their star turns in the 1950s and 60s Gordie Howe of the Red Wings and rightfielder Al Kaline of the Tigers became fast friends in Detroit. → Read More

After his 'Great Big Story,' hoops freshman Eli Brooks arrives at Michigan

Brooks and his father were in a JC Penney video story earlier this month. → Read More

Report: Michigan hoops commit Taylor Currie reclassifying to 2018

Clarkston forward Taylor Currie, who committed to the Wolverines on June 15 → Read More

U-M def. coordinator Don Brown excited to gain Harris, Hawkins

Both Drake Harris and Brad Hawkins moved over from receiver and Ben Mason went from linebacker to fullback. → Read More

State's top hoops prospect, picks Michigan

Michigan basketball made a loud statement in the recruiting game Thursday as East Lansing forward Brandon Johns chose the Wolverines. → Read More

Top 2018 in-state player Brandon Johns commits to Michigan basketball

Johns is the first No. 1 in-state player to choose the Wolverines since 2006. → Read More

An Orange Bowl fill-in, Michigan's Josh Metellus prepared to start

Metellus now slotted for a safety spot after stepping in for an injured Jabrill Peppers in last December's bowl game → Read More

Chat now with U-M writer Mark Snyder!

Our beat writer is ready to walk all things U-M, from football to basketball to recruiting, beginning at 11 a.m. → Read More

Michigan's top 2018 basketball recruit to make college choice Thursday

The state of Michigan's top high school basketball prospect for 2018 is near a decision. → Read More

Michigan's Rashan Gary, Mason Cole named preseason All-Americans by Sporting News

U-M has had three All-Americas under Jim Harbaugh: Jourdan Lewis, Jake Butt and Jabrill Peppers → Read More

Ex-Wolverine Mike Martin's youth football camp at Novi DCC about hope

Martin's camp will bus in kids from Detroit and the east side to participate at Novi Detroit Catholic Central. → Read More

Twin Michigan commits German, Gemon Green from Texas bound together

Michigan enjoyed a flurry of commitments in April, when four players committed for the 2018 class. The final two of the month, twins German and Gemon Green, made a simultaneous decision April 20, which didn’t surprise Todd Peterman, their coach at DeSoto (Texas) High. “I knew at the end of the day they were going to be at the same school,” Peterman said. “I told a couple colleges they’re going… → Read More

Ex-Michigan DE Taco Charlton cashes in on name with Taco Bueno endorsement

Charlton on tacos: 'Believe me, I’ve been trying them my whole life.' → Read More

Talkin' Wolverines podcast: Michigan football recruiting bonanza

In the June 27, 2017 edition of "Talkin' Wolverines" podcast, Mark Snyder chats U-M recruiting with expert Steve Lorenz. → Read More

The Opening a chance for Michigan to rake in more elite prospects

Many of the nation's top high school football players will attend the event in Beaverton, Ore. → Read More

Michigan 2019 LB commit Charles Thomas loves to hit, enjoys the cold

Thomas attended Langston Hughes High School in Fairburn, Ga. his first two years but will now attend IMG in Florida. → Read More

Oakland athletic director Jeff Konya gets 5-year extension

Oakland has thrived under his leadership since 2014 with three straight all-sports titles in the Horizon League. → Read More

Yoga paying off for Michigan center Patrick Kugler, other Wolverines

Between 20-30 Wolverines participate in the summer classes in Glick Field House → Read More

Unique on and off court, ex-Wolverine D.J. Wilson embraced by Bucks

D.J. Wilson will be able to bring the ball upcourt in the Milwaukee Bucks' offense → Read More

Only a sophomore, Rashan Gary becoming leader for Michigan football

Rashan Gary had a successful, though hardly dominant, freshman year at Michigan. → Read More