Monday, May 13
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Monday, May 13
The 55-game schedule wrapped up for Eastern Michigan University baseball last week when the Eagles were swept by Kent State at home. EMU finished with a record of 11-43-1 and 6-21 in conference, which put it at ninth place out of 10 teams in the MAC. There were some young and bright players on the roster, though, who were producing more and more as the season went on.
The Pittsburgh Steelers invited former Eastern Michigan defensive back, Ross Williams, to rookie mini-camp. Williams is the fifth EMU player to get a chance in the NFL, joining Maxx Crosby, Blake Banham, Ka’John Armstrong and Jeremiah Harris. Williams played 29 games in his four-year career with the Eagles.
Today’s divisive political atmosphere has forced both major parties to rebuke and rebuild around separate central figures -- namely Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi and President Donald Trump.
In an ongoing effort to save money while stabilizing its budget, Eastern Michigan University has announced a Voluntary Early Retirement Incentive Plan (VERIP) that will allow current employees to accept a payout and retire.
.@AndreDrummond One of two players in the NBA to average at least 1.5 steals per game and 1.5 blocks per game this season.First Piston to do that since Big Ben in 05-06.Just sayin'. #DetroitBasketball pic.twitter.com/xlkLd3ucqT
The Eastern Michigan baseball team was swept by Kent State in the final series of its season on Saturday, May 18 at Oestrike Stadium in Ypsilanti. The Eagles finished with a 6-21 record in the MAC and a 7-12 record on their home field.
The Ypsilanti City Council voted five to one in favor of removing the Peninsular Park Dam rather than repairing it on May 7.
The Michigan Senate passed a budget on May 15 outlining the state’s priorities for the next fiscal year. Most notably, the budget differs greatly from the proposals Gov. Gretchen Whitmer has put forth.
As the movement against vaccines is gaining traction, we are seeing its effects as more and more kids are getting sick and cities are struggling to control outbreaks.
New York sports went through an excoriating 24-hour period last week, starting from the highest of highs and ending at the lowest of lows. The New York Knicks had their dreams crushed in the NBA Draft Lottery on Tuesday, May 21, followed up by the New York Jets firing their general manager and hiring their head coach as the interim general manager the next day.
Mood. #LGRW pic.twitter.com/XBqlP1gwTh
Monday, April 29
Soccer is widely regarded as the most popular sport worldwide, yet it’s the fifth most viewed sport in the United States. With that said, the popularity growth of the sport in the country over the last decade is apparent, and a part of that is the development of college soccer.
For the first six weeks of the 2019 MLB season, some things have gone unexpected. Other players and teams around the league are living up to the hype which was surrounding them in the early months of preseason. Here is a recap of what has happened in the MLB so far this year.
During the Ypsilanti City Council meeting on May 7, council members voted to move forward with deconstructing the historical Peninsular Paper Dam which sits on the Huron River just north of Eastern Michigan University’s campus.
Feel something different. See #LongShot, starring @SethRogen and @CharlizeAfrica, in theaters May 3rd.
The 2020 election cycle is off to a noisy start as the Democratic presidential primary field keeps growing. Depending on the criteria used, there are as many as 22 major candidates already running. With so many people running, some people keep asking, “who isn’t running?”
After two Game 7 thrillers on Sunday night, the conference finals will kick off on Tuesday, May 14 with a Western Conference matchup between the Golden State Warriors and the Portland Trail Blazers at Oracle Arena. The Eastern Conference Finals between the Milwaukee Bucks and Toronto Raptors at Fiserv Forum will begin on Wednesday.
Jeremiah Harris, who played defensive lineman for the Eagles over the past four seasons, has signed a free agent contract with the New York Giants.