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Bacon: Michigan athletes relish Olympic success

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Olympian Michael Phelps won six medals at the summer Olympics in Rio.

In the standings of medals won in Rio, Michigan would rank 16th if it were a country. That’s according to a story in the Detroit Free Press by Brian Manzullo.

“What’s impressive about that is these are the summer Olympics," sports commentator John. U Bacon said. "This is Michigan, man. Summer’s not our thing." 

Bacon joined Stateside to discuss Michigan’s outstanding performance at this year’s Summer Olympics – with a special hat tip to Olympians Michael Phelps and Nick Willis – and Ryan Lochte’s “we were robbed at gunpoint” lie.

He then pivoted to break down what’s happening now in college football, including the three recent de-commitments from the Michigan football team.

GUEST John U. Bacon is Michigan Radio's Sports Commentator.

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