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Belt’s Beer Garden: The DH Rule

River North’s 5DH Mountain Haze - a 7% juice bomb

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Toledo SG Ryan Rollins selected by Golden State Warriors with 44th overall pick of NBA Draft

Rollins, the newest addition to the reigning champs’ roster, becomes the first Toledo Rocket drafted to the NBA since Casey Shaw in 1998.

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MAC Bandwagon Podcast, ep. 101: CM Life Sports Editor Christian Booher stops by to talk CMU football!

The boys cover Ryan Rollins’ NBA Draft prospects, discuss the MAC championship odds for the upcoming football season, and Christian Booher stops by to talk Chippewas football

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Former Miami WR, current Rams HC Sean McVay to be added to Cradle of Coaches

A former receiver for the RedHawks, McVay won the Super Bowl this past year and has made a name for himself in the pro ranks.

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Belt’s Beer Garden: So Petite

Petite Blanche, a Biere de Blanche from Rawley’s Farmhouse Ales in New Mexico

MAC Bandwagon Podcast, ep. 100: We’ve reached triple digits!

It’s a big day for the show, as this is our 100th episode. The boys reflect a bit and ring in the occasion with a little Twitter Q&A!

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Belt’s Beer Garden: Czech it Out!

I Bring You Love - an oak-aged Czech Pilsner from Modist

MAC Bandwagon Podcast, ep. 99: Kobe Lewis transfer, baseball postseason recap, and Real Twitter Hours (tm)

The boys discuss the former 1,000 yard rusher and his decision to leave Mt. Pleasant, recap CMU’s run through the baseball postseason, and discuss Twitter responses from all of you!

One transfer ready to make immediate impact for each MAC team

The transfer portal is here to stay. Let’s look at the most impactful acquisitions from the portal in the MAC.

2022 Mid-American Conference Baseball Gainesville Regional Recap

Central Michigan’s pitching was great as usual, but the offense struggled, picking up only hit one extra base hit, dooming the Chips to an early exit in Gainesville.

2022-23 MAC Men’s Basketball Way-Too-Early Preview: Akron Zips

Can the Zips improve on their MAC Tournament Championship Team?

Help Hustle Belt tailor its future coverage!

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

Central Michigan RB Kobe Lewis enters transfer portal

An emergent talent in the 2019 and 2020 seasons, Lewis missed all of 2021 with injury and will seek a chance to start on another roster.

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We're building great things, and we need your talent.

Can Collin Schlee be the next #MACtion great?

As Schlee gets ready to conduct the #FlashFast offense, his mentor Dustin Crum and former #MACtion star QB Matt Johnson discuss his potential.

Belt’s Beer Garden: Gest of Honor

Gest, a Dark Czech Lager from Atlanta’s Elsewhere Brewing

2022 Mid-American Conference Baseball Tournament Recap

Central Michigan,overcame a deficit in every game they won en route to securing the MAC tournament title, with 33 combined runs on Saturday and Sunday to take it home.

Just Want News About Your MAC Team? Find It Here:

Find all of our team-specific pages here in our team database.

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Belt’s Beer Garden: An Officer and Gentlemen

General Braddock’s from Brew Gentlemen is an amazingly soft, crushable, and tasty IPA.

MAC Bandwagon Podcast, ep. 98: Softball, football, baseball, oh my!

The boys take a look at the MAC baseball and softball tournaments and discuss some off-season football news!

MAC broadcast schedule for 2022 football season released

A handful of intriguing out-of-conference matchups, the return of the Saturday afternoon title game and a new potential TV partner highlight the TV schedule release.

2022 Mid-American Conference Baseball Week 14 Recap

The conference tournament is all set, as Ball State wins the regular season MAC title and will host CMU, Toledo and Ohio in the postseason tourney.

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Belt’s Beer Garden: Welcome Committee

Moksa Brewing’s Welcome Young One

MAC Bandwagon Podcast, ep. 97: Spring sports liven up the mid-May air!

The boys cover this past weekends MAC softball championship, take a look at the last weekend of baseball, and discuss Ryan Rollins’ rising NBA Draft stock. All that, and more!

2022 Mid-American Conference Baseball Week 13 Recap

Central Michigan takes a half game lead for the regular season championship into the last weekend. Ball State is lurking and ready to take advantage of any mistakes.

In Pictures: Central Michigan Chippewas at Eastern Michigan Eagles

The Chippewas sweep the Eagles in EMU’s last home games of the season.

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Belt’s Beer Garden: You Spindle Me Right Round

SpindleTap’s hazy IPA, aptly named Juiceton.

MAC Bandwagon Podcast, ep. 96: The 2022 MAC Softball Tournament Special!

The boys discuss a number of stories from the week, including a new athletic identity at Akron and a preview of the MAC Softball tournament!

2022 Mid-American Conference Baseball Week 12 Recap

Ohio sweeps Akron and creates a gap with the teams chasing them for the last spot in the MAC Tournament. Eastern Michigan splits with NIU fall back.

Akron Zips unveil new logo in rebrand

After incorporating kangaroos and ‘Z’s into the logo throughout the 21st century, the Zips are moving to a stylized ‘A’.

MAC Bandwagon Podcast, ep. 95: Ball State Baseball makes a statement, and James stops by to talk NFL Draft!

The Ball State baseball team was the highlight of the weekend, with a dominant four game sweep of Central Michigan. Also this week, James stops by to discuss the MAC prospects selected in the NFL Draft!

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Belt’s Beer Garden: Vibin’ Out

Beer Tree Brew’s Fresh Vibes - an amazing hazy IPA

2022 Mid-American Conference Baseball Week 11 Recap

The Ball State Cardinals made their mark on the conference standings this weekend, sweeping Central Michigan. Hosting the MAC tournament is theirs to lose.

Thomas Odukoya added to Tennessee Titans roster via NFL International Player Pathway Program

The Almere, Netherlands native will start his pro football career in Tennessee as part of the NFL’s new global diversity initiative.

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.

Bailey Flint selected second overall by Ti-Cats in 2022 CFL Global Draft

Flint, an Australian national, will continue his football career in Ontario.

Mike Caliendo signs as undrafted free agent with the Kansas City Chiefs

Caliendo has the kind of experience and traits to help the Chiefs round out their championship-caliber roster.