A brief glimpse into the past

Central Michigan tips off against Michigan-Dearborn at 7 p.m. for its season opener. @achastain1535 and I preview the matchup.

Team, Place & City Details

Detroit Mercy Titans

The Detroit Mercy Titans are the athletic teams of the University of Detroit Mercy . The university is a member of the National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) Division I. The school primarily competes in the Horizon League, but competes in other conferences for lacrosse, a sport not sponsored for either men or women by the Horizon League.

Detroit Mercy Titans men's basketball
Detroit Mercy Titans men's basketball

The Detroit Mercy Titans men's basketball team is the college basketball team that represents the University of Detroit Mercy in Detroit, Michigan, and competes in NCAA Division I men's basketball as a member of the Horizon League. Traditionally, the Titans have been a fairly strong "mid-major" program, advancing to the Sweet Sixteen in 1977 and to the Round of 32 twice during the 1990s.

Detroit Mercy Titans women's basketball
Detroit Mercy Titans women's basketball

The Detroit Titans women's basketball team is the college basketball team that represents the University of Detroit Mercy in Detroit, Michigan, and competes in NCAA Division I women's basketball as a member of the Horizon League.

Detroit Mercy Titans men's soccer
Detroit Mercy Titans men's soccer

The Detroit Mercy Titans men's soccer program represents the University of Detroit Mercy in all NCAA Division I men's college soccer competitions. Founded in 1987, the Titans compete in the Horizon League.

Detroit Titans football

The Detroit Titans were the college football team representing what was then known as the University of Detroit from 1896 to 1964. In 1928 under Gus Dorais, the team finished with a record of 9-0-0.

University of Michigan–Dearborn
University of Michigan–Dearborn

The University of Michigan–Dearborn is a public university in Dearborn, Michigan. It is one of the two regional campuses of the University of Michigan operating under the policies of the Board of Regents.

Detroit Mercy Titans track and field
Detroit Mercy Titans track and field

The Detroit Titans track and field team is men's and women's track and field team that represents the University of Detroit Mercy in the NCAA Division I and competes in the Horizon League. The team is coached by head coach Guy Murray and assistant coaches Brad Fairchild, Brian Richotte, and Bruce Kennedy.

Mercury (train)
Mercury (train)

Mercury was the name used by the New York Central Railroad for a family of daytime streamliner passenger trains operating between midwestern cities. The Mercury train sets were designed by the noted industrial designer Henry Dreyfuss, and are considered a prime example of Art Deco design.