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2023 Mid-American Conference Tournament Recap

Ball State are the MAC Champions and are the hottest team at the Lexington Regional. They performed under pressure, and were undefeated at the MAC Tournament.

MAC releases kickoff times, networks for 2023 football schedule

As the 2023 season approaches, networks and times for the September games and midweek MACtion contests are becoming more clear.

Bowling Green Falcons Class of 2023 Transfer Portal Rundown

The Falcons benefited from the portal in the past and will be expecting a handful of new faces to keep the momentum going.

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2023 NFL Draft and UDFA Coverage

Spring has sprung, and so has the NFL Draft! As is tradition, former MAC stars will vie for the chance to land on NFL rosters over the next month, whether by draft pick or post-draft signing.

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Belt’s Beer Garden: Wizard of Ahhs

It’s Complicated Being a Wizard, a hazy DIPA from Vermont’s Burlington Beer Co.

2023 Mid-American Conference Baseball Week 14 Recap

Kent State emphatically earns home field advantage for the MAC Tournament, while several MAC programs find themselves looking for their next skipper.

Examining the top offseason MAC men’s basketball transfers for ‘23-’24 campaign

The transfer portal plucked some of the MAC’s top talent this offseason, but it also yielded accomplished athletes in their place.

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Belt’s Beer Garden: Seapine-ing for More!

Mosaic Pale Ale from Seapine Brewing is downright amazing!

2023 Mid-American Conference Baseball Week 13 Recap

The Broncos swept Ohio in the most impactful series of the week and the rest of the top three maintain the status quo.

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Belt’s Beer Garden: Run L.O.L.A. Run

Cultured Collective’s L.O.L.A. (Left on Loring Ave.), a hazy IPA

2023 Mid-American Conference Baseball Week 12 Recap

Ohio gets the fourth spot back from Western Michigan, and it looks like the conference tournament is headed to Kent, Ohio— for now.

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Belt’s Beer Garden: Belle of the Ball

Belleflower’s amazing hazy Pale Ale, Magpie, is a must try!

2023 Mid-American Conference Baseball Week 11 Recap

Western Michigan took hold of the fourth spot by a half game this week, while Miami and Central Michigan nearly played two games in one!

Former Old Dominion QB Hayden Wolff announces intent to transfer to WMU

A two-year starter under Ricky Rahne, Wolff seeks a new start as a graduate transfer.

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Zach Morton signs with the Detroit Lions as an undrafted free agent

A raw, intriguing prospect rumbles home to the Motor City to continue his professional career.

Reed, Ryland, Jones headline transferred MAC stars selected in 2023 NFL Draft

In the transfer portal era, not all MAC draft selections will be credited for their time spent in the conference.

Thomas Incoom signs with the Denver Broncos as an undrafted free agent

The Ghanaian national who settled in Georgia before making a name for himself in Michigan gets a new home in the NFL.

Joel Wilson signs with the New Orleans Saints as undrafted free agent

A pro prospect from the relative football desert of northern Michigan, Wilson hopes to make the 231 area proud as a Saint.

2022 NFL Draft MAC Undrafted Free Agent Tracker

The night is still young for former MAC players looking for a professional home after one of the most successful draft weekends for the conference in recent memory.

Mr. Irrelevant: Toledo DE/DT Desjuan Johnson selected 259th overall by Los Angeles Rams in 2023 NFL Draft

Desjuan Johnson receives the title of Mr. Irrelevant as the 259th and final pick of the 2023 NFL Draft.

Ball State CB Nic Jones selected 250th overall by Kansas City Chiefs in 2023 NFL Draft

Nic Jones was a late bloomer at Ball State. After just one full season as a starter, he leveraged his success into an NFL Draft selection.

Lew Nichols III selected 235th overall by the Green Bay Packers in 2023 NFL Draft

The former MAC Offensive Player of the Year in 2021 looks to latch on with the Green Bay Packers as a power back with promise.

Eastern Michigan DE/OLB Jose Ramirez selected 196th overall by Tampa Bay Buccaneers in 2023 NFL Draft

Ramirez ranked second nationally in sacks last season, while heralded as the MAC’s top defensive player.

Western Michigan OLB Zaire Barnes selected 184th overall by New York Jets in 2023 NFL Draft

Barnes is the first Western Michigan linebacker drafted since Terry Crews in 1991.

Karl Brooks selected 179th overall by the Green Bay Packers in 2023 NFL Draft

The stalwart and versatile defensive lineman looks to contribute immediately in the Packers rotation.

Eastern Michigan G Sidy Sow selected 117th overall by New England Patriots in 2023 NFL Draft

Sow is the first Eastern Michigan offensive lineman selected since T.J. Lang in 2009.

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Belt’s Beer Garden: Stave-ing for More

Crooked Stave’s Märzen is absolutely phenomenal! Make it a year round staple.

2023 Mid-American Conference Baseball Week 10 Recap

A four-way tie this late in the season means no one has breathing room in any series down the stretch. Exciting baseball is on the way in the MAC!

2023 NFL Draft Profile: Jamal Turner, TE, Toledo

Jamal Turner more than doubled his career receptions, receiving yards, and touchdowns in a stellar 2022 campaign. Now, he looks to leverage that success into the NFL Draft.

How Ball State CB Nic Jones became a rapid riser ahead of 2023 NFL Draft

Ball State CB Nic Jones didn’t become a full-time starter until 2021. But the Combine invite and East-West Shrine Game star is now raising eyebrows on draft boards.