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Ball State’s Bahamas excursion ends with sixth-place finish

Michael Lewis’s Ball State Cardinals finished 1-2 in the Baha Mar Hoops Nassau Championship.

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Western Michigan fires Tim Lester from head coaching duties after six seasons

The former WMU quarterback was unable to get over the hump in six seasons, with his teams never finishing higher than second in the MAC West division race.

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2022 MAC Football Week 13 Game Recap: Kent State Golden Flashes 30, Buffalo Bulls 27 (OT)

Kent State scores 20 points in the final frames to take down Buffalo at home in a vital contest for the latter’s postseason eligibility.

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2022 Hustle Belt MAC Football Power Rankings: Week 12

We’ve finally broken the tie at the top after a riveting week of #MACtion!

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2022 MAC Football TV/Streaming Primer: Saturday, Nov. 26

The season has been decided well before today, but there’s still games to play, so let’s celebrate while we can!

Game Recap: Eastern Michigan Eagles 38, Central Michigan Chippewas 19

Eastern Michigan takes a share of the MAC West Championship and the Michigan MAC Trophy with a dominant performance.

Game Recap: Western Michigan Broncos 20, Toledo Rockets 14

The Western Michigan defense was spectacular again in the season finale in Kalamazoo.

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Belt’s Beer Garden: How Swede It Is

Fika, a Swedish tradition, is now also an AMAZING stout from Beer Tree Brew.

2022 MAC Football TV/Streaming Primer: Friday, Nov. 25

Pride is on the line this Black Friday, as four MAC West programs look to end their regular seasons on a positive note.

Game Preview: Akron Zips at Northern Illinois Huskies

Akron will look to win an FBS game this season. NIU will look to avoid the upset and end 2022 on a high note.

Game Preview: Central Michigan Chippewas at Eastern Michigan Eagles

Pride is on the line in Ypsilanti, as Black Friday gives both teams an opportunity to maintain momentum and collect bragging rights.

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We’re looking to fly to new heights this offseason, and we’re asking for your help to do so.

Game Preview: Toledo Rockets at Western Michigan Broncos

The Toledo second team will have to carry the load in Kalamazoo, as Jack Salopek gets another shot under center for the Broncos.

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Miami quarterback Brett Gabbert announces intent to enter transfer portal

Gabbert was the 2019 MAC Freshman of the Year, and won the MAC title in his first year of play, but struggled with injury afterwards.

A lesson for all MACletes: the gap isn’t as big as you think

You can do it if you put your mind to it.

Previously postponed Akron/Buffalo game rescheduled to Friday, Dec. 2

Who is ready for some Friday afternoon football on championship weekend?

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Game Recap: Miami RedHawks 18, Ball State Cardinals 17

It all came together at the end for the RedHawks, who trailed for much of the contest before ambushing the Cardinals late.

Game Recap: Ohio Bobcats 38, Bowling Green Falcons 14

Who needs tiebreakers? Ohio clinches the Mid-American Conference East division title for the first time since 2016 with a statement win in primetime.

What We Learned from Ohio’s 38-14 win over Bowling Green

Ohio played like champions in a statement win to clinch the Mid-American Conference East Division title.

Game Preview: Bowling Green Falcons at Ohio Bobcats

An incredible, well-earned opportunity awaits both squads in primetime.

2022 MAC Football TV/Streaming Primer: Tuesday, Nov. 22

The MAC East title and a bowl bid are on the line tonight in what should be an exciting last Tuesday of the regular season.

2022 Week 13 Midweek MACtion Preview: Ball State Cardinals @ Miami (OH) RedHawks

A Tuesday night. A rivalry trophy. Bowl eligibility at stake. What more can you ask for?

KSU flies the flag in Stillwater; and other MAC WBB updates

While the potential was there for a big day, at least one flag was flown!

What We Learned from Eastern Michigan’s 31-24 win over Kent State

The loss against Toledo stings harder after a great performance vs. Kent State.

What We Learned from Western Michigan’s 12-10 win over Central Michigan

A late safety produced the difference in the score, but why couldn’t the teams separate from each other in the snow?

What We Learned from Ohio’s 32-18 win over Ball State

Major goals within reach for both squads after a physical battle.

Buffalo vs. Akron football game postponed indefinitely

The game, originally scheduled for Saturday, had previously been moved to Sunday in anticipation of historic storms.

The Race to the MAC Championship Game: Week 12

We’re getting down to the last few regular season games. What are the remaining scenarios?

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Belt’s Beer Garden: Rum-kin Pie

Hardywood’s Rum Barrel Pumpkin - a pumpkin pie Saison aged in dark rum barrels

Saturday’s Akron at Buffalo game postponed due to weather conditions

The MAC released a statement Friday, suggesting the game could be played Sunday if weather permits.

2022 MAC Football Week 12 Game Recap: Western Michigan Broncos 12, Central Michigan Chippewas 10

In a true throwback game, the Broncos brutalize the Chippewas in a cold, bitter contest to emerge with the Victory Cannon.

Game Recap: Eastern Michigan Eagles 31, Kent State Golden Flashes 24

Led by backup QB Taylor Powell, Eastern Michigan comes back from a 10-point halftime deficit to win.

Miami keeps the Mallory Cup, escaping DeKalb with a 29-23 win over NIU

The RedHawks erased an early ten point deficit en route to their fifth win of the year

Game Preview: Western Michigan Broncos at Central Michigan Chippewas

With the Victory Cannon and bowl eligibility on the line for Central Michigan, there’s a lot to play for.

Game Preview: Eastern Michigan Eagles at Kent State Golden Flashes

A battle of two mirror image teams is set to take place on Wednesday night.