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7/13/2019, 9:18am

Eastern Michigan volleyball releases 2019 slate

The EMU volleyball team is entering the 2019 season as defending MAC Champions and seek to repeat with a promoted Darcy Dorton as head coach. The upcoming schedule is now complete for the team, which lost three senior players but now returns four seniors and two juniors. This will be the 43rd season program history. 


7/5/2019, 4:13pm

Milan defensive back commits to the Eagles

Tristen Hines announced his commitment to play for the Eastern Michigan football program on June 22, 2019. Hines is a 175-pound defensive back out of Milan. He will graduate from Milan High School in 2020 and will attend Eastern Michigan the following school year. 


6/30/2019, 10:30pm

Carter announces commitment to EMU football

David Carter Jr., a 3-star recruit according to 247 Sports, announced his commitment to play for Eastern Michigan on June 12, 2019 via Twitter. Carter is heading into his senior year at River Rouge High School. He is a 6’0” cornerback who weighs approximately 170 pounds. 


6/30/2019, 9:45pm

Jamell Harris plans to continue professional career

Jamell Harris joined the Eastern Michigan basketball program as a freshman that knew if he worked hard enough, he’d earn minutes and work himself into the rotation. Four years later, he became one of the best shot blockers and rebounders in school history and helped bring the program their first ever MAC West division title. 


6/24/2019, 5:29pm

Justin Meis' freshman season in review

Eastern Michigan baseball is one month removed from the last time they played, finishing out the 2019 season against Kent State. The Eagles had a 6-21 conference record in a season that featured the young talent that this Eagles team had on the field. Here is a look at the freshman season of Eastern Michigan pitcher Justin Meis.


6/19/2019, 6:38pm

James Thompson IV works out with Knicks and Wizards

James Thompson IV earned the opportunity to work out with the New York Knicks and the Washington Wizards this month after closing out his senior year with Eastern Michigan this past March.. As a former student athlete for the Eagles, Thompson left his mark on the basketball program, ending his career as the all-time leading rebounder in Eastern Michigan history. 


6/13/2019, 4:49pm

Former men's basketball player reflects on playing and coaching career

More than 20 years after his time at Eastern Michigan, the name Earl Boykins still means a lot to the Eagles’ athletics program. He helped put the basketball team on the national scene with two NCAA Tournament appearances in four years. In the 21 seasons since Boykins graduated from EMU, he’s had a successful NBA career with multiple teams and started his own AAU program named Boykins Basketball Academy. 


6/2/2019, 1:53pm

Strong future ahead for Emoni Bates and Ypsilanti Lincoln

Emoni Bates, the 6'8 high school freshman out of Ypsilanti Lincoln High School, has been tagged as the No. 1 player in the 2022 class across the country. ESPN, Ballislife.com, SLAM Magazine, and more have been covering Emoni Bates and his potential to become an NBA star. Lincoln made a run in March to the reach the MHSAA boys’ championship at the Breslin Center. 


5/31/2019, 12:04pm

Looking ahead to the 2019 Detroit Lions season

The Lions are coming off a 6-10 finish to their season which saw them finish in last place in the NFC North. It was also the first year under new coach Matt Patricia. With the 2018 season now firmly in the rearview mirror for all 32 NFL teams, the Lions have started their 2019 campaign off on a high note taking Iowa tight end T.J. Hockenson in the first round of the draft on April 28. 


5/31/2019, 9:19am

University of Michigan hires Juwan Howard as new head basketball coach

After it was announced that John Beilein would be leaving Michigan to sign with the Cleveland Cavaliers, the Wolverines hired Fab Five member, Juwan Howard. The Wolverines and new head coach, Howard agreed to a five-year deal on Wednesday, May 22. Howard played basketball at Michigan for three years before being drafted in the NBA by the Washington Bullets. He helped the Fab Five make two national championship games during his time in Ann Arbor.  


5/30/2019, 10:41pm

2019 NBA Finals preview and prediction

The Golden State Warriors and Toronto Raptors will square off in Game 1 of the 2019 NBA Finals on May 30 in Toronto, Ontario, Canada in Scotiabank Arena. It is somewhat fitting that the Raptors have homecourt advantage during the finals considering this is the first time in franchise history that the team has made it this far.


5/25/2019, 11:17am

Eagles 2019 baseball season in review

The 55-game schedule wrapped up for Eagles' baseball last week when they were swept by Kent State at home. EMU finished with a record of 11-43-1 and 6-21 in conference, which put them at ninth place out of 10 teams in the MAC. There were some young and bright spots on the roster, though, who were producing more and more as the season went on. 


5/23/2019, 11:22pm

Steelers invite Ross Williams to rookie mini camp

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, as he joins Maxx Crosby, Blake Banham, Ka’John Armstrong and Jeremiah Harris. Williams played in 29 games during his four-year career with the Eagles. 


5/23/2019, 11:04pm

Who should the Detroit Pistons draft?

After picking up six-time All-Star Blake Griffin and former Toronto Raptors head coach, Dwane Casey in 2018, the Detroit Pistons have been looking to build the roster around them. The Pistons didn’t make a pick until the second round last year after their first-round pick was involved in the trade that acquired Griffin. Ultimately, in the 2018 NBA Draft, the Pistons acquired two guards, Khyri Thomas and Bruce Brown Jr. Some would say that the Pistons found success during the 2018-19 season, despite finishing the season with a 41-41 record. The team found itself just barely in the playoffs.


5/23/2019, 7:33pm

EMU baseball falls to Kent State on Senior Day

The Eastern Michigan baseball team was swept by Kent State in the final series of its season. The Eagles finished with a 6-21 record in the MAC and a 7-12 record on their home field. Eastern Michigan celebrated Senior Day on Saturday, May 18 at Oestrike Stadium in Ypsilanti. 


5/21/2019, 6:59pm

24 hours of heartache for New York sports

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.