Michael Rosenberg

Michael Rosenberg

Michael Rosenberg is a senior writer for Sports Illustrated, covering any and all sports. He writes columns, profiles and investigative stories and has covered almost every major sporting event. Michael is the author of War As They Knew It: Woody Hayes, Bo Schembechler and America in a Time of Unrest. Several of his stories also have been published in collections of the year's best sportswriting. He is married with three children.

Mike Tomlin’s Coaching Requires Context When Put Under Questioning
NFL

Mike Tomlin’s Coaching Requires Context When Put Under Questioning

Before criticizing him for walking out on a postgame press conference, consider what he’s built in Pittsburgh as the most successful Black coach in NFL history.

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Lions Exorcise Decades of Bad Memories With Wild-Card Win Over Rams
NFL

Lions Exorcise Decades of Bad Memories With Wild-Card Win Over Rams

Detroit started this season with the highest expectations the team has had in years and exceeded them.

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Replacing Nick Saban at Alabama Will Be a Thankless Job
College

Replacing Nick Saban at Alabama Will Be a Thankless Job

No program will be able to dominate the new 12-team College Football Playoff era the way the Crimson Tide did in their prime.

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Bill Belichick and Pete Carroll Are Coaching Legends Looming Over the NFL
NFL

Bill Belichick and Pete Carroll Are Coaching Legends Looming Over the NFL

The NFL may be looking over its shoulder this wild-card weekend, with departures from the Patriots, Seahawks and Alabama leaving the carousel spinning faster than ever.

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Jim Harbaugh Loves Michigan. So Why Would He Leave?
College

Jim Harbaugh Loves Michigan. So Why Would He Leave?

People around the coach and his program believe he wants to be in Ann Arbor—if the terms are right.

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Jack Harbaugh Knows His Famous Sons Like No One Else Does
NFL

Jack Harbaugh Knows His Famous Sons Like No One Else Does

Outsiders say Ravens head coach John and Michigan head coach Jim couldn’t be any more different—despite their shared success. Their father says that isn’t true.

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Mikaela Shiffrin Was the People’s Champion in 2023
Olympics

Mikaela Shiffrin Was the People’s Champion in 2023

The 28-year-old alpine skier followed up a disastrous 2022 Olympics with a year to remember, setting the record for all-time World Cup wins.

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2023 Tested Brittney Griner—and Started Her Journey Back
WNBA

2023 Tested Brittney Griner—and Started Her Journey Back

The Mercury star’s spirit was tested following her detainment in Russia, and returning to how things were won’t be easy.

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Caitlin Clark and Angel Reese Brought Championship-Level Trash Talk to 2023
College

Caitlin Clark and Angel Reese Brought Championship-Level Trash Talk to 2023

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The Fix for College Football’s National Signing Day Dilemma
College

The Fix for College Football’s National Signing Day Dilemma

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Draymond Green Won’t Change—Because He Never Has Before
NBA

Draymond Green Won’t Change—Because He Never Has Before

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The NCAA Has Let Name, Image and Likeness Become the Wild West
College

The NCAA Has Let Name, Image and Likeness Become the Wild West

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