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5/30/2020, 9:13am

Opinion: We need more American sports dramas

As Covid-19 forces us to find our sports content elsewhere, creators should consider developing more shows like "Friday Night Lights."

As the pandemic wreaks havoc on the TV programming calendar, it may leave some holes open to be filled in the future; perhaps sports dramas can rise up and fill them.


4/28/2020, 9:33am

Los Angeles Chargers pick up Kevin McGill

The Los Angeles Chargers have signed Kevin McGill, a former defensive back at Eastern Michigan who was named to the 2018 All-MAC Second Team and 2019 All-MAC Third Team. McGill was one of the best defensive backs in the MAC during his college career and he will now compete for a spot on the Chargers’ roster. 


4/27/2020, 6:46pm

Steven Nielsen gets signed by the Jaguars

Steven Nielsen, a former Eastern Michigan offensive tackle has signed with the Jacksonville Jaguars following the 2020 NFL Draft which ended on Saturday, April 25. The 6’8 offensive lineman played in 49 games at Eastern Michigan over the last four seasons and started all 13 games last year. He earned 2018 Third Team All-MAC honors. 


4/20/2020, 2:34am

Eagles welcome transfer guard Bryce McBride

Bryce McBride, a 6-2 point guard out of Jackson, Tennessee, announced his decision to join the Eastern Michigan men’s basketball program on Wednesday, March 28 on Twitter. He attended Dyersburg State Community College last season and was named First Team All-TJCCAA after averaging 24.2 points, 4.3 assists, and 3.4 rebounds per game. 


4/18/2020, 7:31pm

3-star OT Coleon Smith signs with EMU after decommitting from Indiana

Coleon Smith, a 3-star offensive tackle according to ESPN and 247 Sports, has signed with head coach Chris Creighton and the Eastern Michigan Eagles football program. Smith signed with the team on Wednesday, April 15 via Twitter. He previously committed to Indiana on February 5, 2020 before changing his mind in EMU’s favor.


4/11/2020, 8:36pm

Looking back at the EMU women's basketball team's top moments

The Eastern Michigan Eagles women’s basketball team had an up-and-down 2019-20 campaign, which came to an abrupt end due to the coronavirus pandemic, just as they were starting to play to their full potential. The Eagles finished with a 16-15 (9-9) record, including a 9-6 record at home, and a number of outstanding individual and team performances. Looking back, here are Eastern Michigan’s top five moments from this past season. 


4/10/2020, 8:50pm

EMU guard Damari Parris enters transfer portal

Damari Parris entered the transfer portal on Thursday, March 19 as he has one year of eligibility remaining. Parris has already transferred once during his college career as he played for Western Kentucky during the 2016-17 season before coming to Eastern Michigan. Parris only played for the Eagles during the 2018-19 campaign. 


4/4/2020, 5:15pm

How will Eastern Michigan men’s basketball look next year?

The Eastern Michigan men’s basketball 2019-20 season came to a close on Monday, March 9 as the Eagles lost in the first round of the MAC Tournament to Kent State 86-76. Now, with all sports being cancelled due to the coronavirus pandemic, it’s time to look forward to next season and project what the EMU team will look like.


4/4/2020, 5:15pm

2020-21 schedule breakdown for EMU football

The Eastern Michigan Eagles football program are looking to reach their third consecutive bowl game next year and their quest will begin on Saturday, Sept. 5 when the Eagles travel to Lexington to face the Kentucky Wildcats. The remainder of the schedule will consist of eight conference games and five home games at Rynearson Stadium.


4/1/2020, 6:00am

EMU Basketball crushes Kansas to win March Madness Tournament

The world stood still last night as the Eastern Michigan Eagles won the NCAA Tournament, which is the first national championship for the school. Fans and analysts everywhere had the 16-seeded Eagles being defeated in the first round, but EMU shocked the world and turned into Cinderella at the ball.


3/22/2020, 10:45pm

EMU women’s basketball finishes with winning record

The Eastern Michigan Eagles (16-15, 9-9) women’s basketball team had their season end, as all others did, due to the Coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic. The Eagles were competing in the MAC Tournament in Cleveland the day before the tournament was cancelled on Thursday, March 12. EMU was set to play the following day.


3/22/2020, 10:44pm

Eagles men's track team finished second in the MAC prior to cancellations

The Eastern Michigan men’s track and field team had two meets between Feb. 22-29. The first was the Alex Wilson Invitational on Feb. 22, the second was the two-day MAC Indoor Championship beginning on Feb. 28. The men’s team had high finishes in both events, but all further events in the season have been cancelled due to the COVID-19 pandemic.