No. 7 Michigan Opens At No. 6 Utah

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The seventh-ranked Michigan Wolverines open their season on the road against the No. 6 Utah Red Rocks in Salt Lake City on Saturday, Jan. 7, at 5 PM (MST). Utah has sold a record-setting 8,600 season tickets, and is set to introduce fans at the Huntsman Center to its 2017 team after the graduation of seniors Kailah Delaney, Kassandra Lopez, and Breanna Hughes and retirement of All-American Samantha Partyka​.

Led by co-head coaches Megan Marsden and Tom Farden and assistant coach Meredith Paulicivic, the Red Rocks return All-Americans Baely Rowe, Kari Lee, Sabrina Schwab, and Maddy Stover as well as junior Tiffani Lewis and sophomores Erika Muhaw, Shannon McNatt, and Makenna Merrell. Making their Utes debut Saturday night will be sophomore transfer Macey Roberts (from Maryland) and freshmen Kim Tessen, Missy Reinstadtler, and MyKayla Skinner

​Schwab, the 2016 Pac-12 Freshman of the Year, shows off her new floor routine at last month's Red Rocks Preview.

Lee, a three time All-American, is back in competition for the first time since tearing her Achilles tendon last season, and Skinner turned heads during last month's preview with a double-twisting double back in her floor routine. She placed fourth in the all-around at the 2016 Olympic Trials and is slated to compete in the all-around Saturday alongside Merrell, Schwab, and Rowe.

Michigan -- winner of the past three Big Ten championships -- polled at the top of the conference again in this year's preseason ranking. Led by head coach Bev Plocki​, the Wolverines return 17 routines from last year and welcome new freshmen Lexi Funk, Maggie O'Hara, Maddy Osman, Sam Roy, Polina Shchennikova, and junior transfer Paige Zaziski (from Arkansas). Back this season are All-Americans Nicole Artz, Brianna Brown, and Talia Chiarelli as well as junior Lauren Marinez and sophomores Olivia Karas and Emma McLean -- both of whom have been named Big Ten Gymnasts to Watch.  

​Funk introduces her beam routine during last month's intrasquad against Eastern Michigan.

​Michigan has won its past eight openers, but the Wolverines haven't beat Utah since 2014. Competition will be hot this weekend and will be broadcast on the Pac-12 Network.

Larry Nassar Pleads Guilty To Sexual Assault Charges

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Larry Nassar is expected to receive a sentencing of at least 25 years in prison after pleading guilty to seven counts of first-degree sexual assault on Wednesday in a Michigan court, CNN reported.

OU Women's Gymnastics Shows Full Lineup of Amazing 10.0 SV Vaults

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The Oklahoma women's gymnastics team is looking nothing short of straight FIRE in preseason training. They posted a clip from their recent vault intrasquad competition which features eight outstanding vaults — the first six being 10.0 start values.

Shocking List of Athletes Abused By Nassar Also Includes Gabby Douglas

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The horror continues when it comes to the sex abuse scandal involving former USA Gymnastics team doctor Larry Nassar. Olympic champion Gabby Douglas is the most recent gymnast to come out and say she was also abused by Nassar.

Dominque Dawes Pregnant With Twins After Miscarriage


Dominique Dawes shared the exciting news that she is pregnant with twins after enduring a heartbreaking miscarriage last year. She posted a celebratory Instagram on her 41st birthday. Dawes is thrilled about adding another baby boy and girl to her adorable family.

Behind The Scenes Of The Simone Biles Story Movie

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Simone Biles recently visited the set for her movie, The Simone Biles Story, and shared some fun behind-the-scenes photos. 

Hear From Pitt's First-Year Head Coach Sam Snider

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Sam Snider is the new head coach for Pittsburgh Gymnastics for the 2017-18 season. She was an outstanding gymnast at Arkansas from 2005-2008. From 2009-2011, Snider was the director of operations, before assuming the role of assistant coach from 2012-14 and assistant head coach from 2015-16 for the Razorbacks. 

Get To Know The Pitt Gymnastics Coaching Staff

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The new Pittsburgh coaching staff consists of Sam Snider (head coach) as well as Ryan Snider and Dave Kuzara (assistants). This is the first year these three coaches have worked on the same staff, although they have experience together in the past that brings them together with great chemistry. 

Meet Pitt Freshman Haley Brechwald


Haley Brechwald is a freshman this season at Pitt from Springfield, Virginia, where she trained at Capital Gymnastics. Brechwald is an outstanding all around gymnast who will make an immediate impact for Pitt this season.

Simone Biles Shows Support For Aly Raisman Against Victim Shaming

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In the wake of Aly Raisman coming out with her personal experiences of sexual abuse by former USA Gymnastics team doctor Larry Nassar, she tweeted a passionate note about victim shaming:

FloSports Weekly Viewing Guide: 11/13-11/19


From the NCAA Cross Country Championships to NCAA basketball, this weekend has a live event for every die-hard sports fan. Headlining the FloSports Weekly Viewing Guide is the 2017 NCAA Division I, II and III Cross Country Championships on FloTrack. If you have Apple TV 4 or Roku, watch these live events and more from the convenience of your home. Keep scrolling to see what else is happening across the FloSports Network.