Detroit Today

How UM's Rough Season Affects The Business Of Football

Monday, November 24, 2014

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Crain's Detroit Business Enterprise Editor and Sports Business reporter Bill Shea joins Laura to discuss University of Michigan athletics. So far this season the UM football team has a 5-6 record. That has many fans and supporters awaiting changes within the athletic department. Shea suggests that coaching staff and other departmental changes expected this January may "spark the excitement" needed to increase attendance and ticket sales in future seasons. Shea also weighs in on recent NFL news and announcements including the Buffalo Bills and New York Jets playing a game in Detroit tonight because of the recent snowfall in Buffalo. The Bills will face the Jets this evening at Ford Field.