Crowning a 2018-2019 MACtion Champion

The shining moment for the MAC the past year was without a doubt the Akron Zips getting to the national championship game in men's soccer. Even with the 1-0 loss to Maryland, it was an incredible season for any MAC program. The Buffalo Bulls rolling the Arizona State Sun Devils in the NCAA Basketball National … Continue reading Crowning a 2018-2019 MACtion Champion

An Ideal College Football Structure, Part 3: The New Group of 5

In the previous entries of this series, I explained my idea for a complete rebuild of college football. Part one covered the new rules, and part two detailed which teams would comprise the new Power 5 conferences and provided some examples of what schedules would look like under this new system. Today's final volume will be … Continue reading An Ideal College Football Structure, Part 3: The New Group of 5

MAC Baseball Players Selected in the Draft

The Major League Baseball draft ended Wednesday and nine MAC players were selected over the three day draft. Drey Jameson was the headliner of the MAC group, as was always going to be the case. Fifteen players were drafted in 2018, so I thought that there would be a few more than nine. I'm going … Continue reading MAC Baseball Players Selected in the Draft

Group of Five Teams With the Most Interesting 2019 Schedules

Interesting has a nice, broad definition so I went with that word choice. I tripped down a scheduled rabbit hole the other day and started noticing some interesting patterns, so I thought other people might be as weird as me and want to know about them as well. I've not gone into equal detail about … Continue reading Group of Five Teams With the Most Interesting 2019 Schedules

MAC Baseball: Chasing Down Single Season Records

MAC Baseball is about 33 games into the roughly 50 game season and there are some great individual seasons taking shape. Four weekend series are in the books with 5 more left plus some midweek games. Some players are on track to get their names in at least their schools record books if not having … Continue reading MAC Baseball: Chasing Down Single Season Records

Post Season MACtion Basketball Is Here

Buffalo pulled a six seed from the selection committee, the highest for a MAC team since the field expanded to 64 teams.  The Bulls aren't the only good team in the MAC but they are far and away the best.  Toledo, Central Michigan, and Kent State all accepted bids to the other post season tournaments.  … Continue reading Post Season MACtion Basketball Is Here

Top Ten Non-Power Five Prospects in This Year’s NFL Draft

With the NFL Draft coming up in just two days, the main topic for any draft-obsessed fan is identifying the best players in this draft. Although many come from the top Power 5 schools, there is likewise an abundance of pro-ready players emerging from the Group of 5 schools. Let's take a look at the … Continue reading Top Ten Non-Power Five Prospects in This Year’s NFL Draft

Are You Ready for MAC Baseball?

Do you care about MAC sports?  Do you like baseball?  Would you enjoy MAC Baseball but the void of information makes it hard to follow?  Then this article is for you!  The typical source of information before the season is the coaches poll.  That's usually about it for information published pre-season.  This year, the rankings … Continue reading Are You Ready for MAC Baseball?

Early Signing Day MAC Wrap Up

Early Signing Day has come and gone.  On December 19 a whole lot of fax machines fired up and players sent their letters of intent to the schools they committed to.  For MAC schools, if they are going to a bowl game, that means bowl prep is happening right around the bowl game.  If there … Continue reading Early Signing Day MAC Wrap Up

Scot, Tom, and Jim are the New Guys in the MAC

The coaching cycle is apparently finished in the MAC this year, barring anything crazy at one of the schools.  Bowling Green ended the Mike Jinks experiment in October, Central Michigan fired Head Coach Jon Bonamego after their last game, and Akron waited until after the make up against South Carolina to fire Terry Bowden.  I … Continue reading Scot, Tom, and Jim are the New Guys in the MAC