Ranking the 20 most thrilling Super Bowls

While the Super Bowl has had its share of rough patches, at least as far as competitiveness goes (looking at you, 1980s), there have also been a plethora of great contests. Be it thrilling comebacks, back-and-forth slugfests, or fourth-quarter dramatics, these 20 Super Bowls have delivered the goods better than the rest. Let's rank them and see which one takes the cake as the most...
January 30, 2018  |  Discuss

Sister of Western Michigan TE thought game was over when she rushed field

One of the best moments from college football Week 6 was Western Michigan’s seven-OT victory over Buffalo, and there was a funny moment in the game, too. Broncos tight end Donnie Ernsberger caught a touchdown in the first overtime to tie the game, 38-38. While he was celebrating with his teammates, his sister somehow showed up in the mix to celebrate with him (watch here).It was...
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October 10, 2017  |  Discuss

Western Michigan outlasts Buffalo in crazy 7OT game

Western Michigan and Buffalo took #MACtion to the extreme Saturday afternoon. The teams played in a game that lasted more than four hours and ended as the highest-scoring game in FBS history.Western Michigan eventually pulled out the win, 71-68, in the seventh overtime. Buffalo started the final OT with possession, and the Bulls had to settle for a field goal. On Western Michigan...
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October 07, 2017  |  Discuss

WATCH: Sister of TE rushes field after TD … during game

Western Michigan pulled off quite the dramatic late-game touchdown against Buffalo on Saturday. Down 28-24 with less than five minutes left, quarterback Jon Wassink hit tight end Donnie Ernsberger on a 24-yard touchdown to take the lead.That’s when all heck broke loose. Still in regulation, Ernsberger’s sister took to the field to congratulate her brother. Who can blame his sister...
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October 07, 2017  |  Discuss

Sister of Western Michigan TE runs on field to celebrate his touchdown

Western Michigan and Buffalo are currently in a very tight #MACtion matchup in Western New York. The teams are currently in the sixth overtime — it’s 59-59 — and the game, which is airing on ESPNU, is in its fifth hour. It’s the longest game ever for both programs.In the fourth quarter, Western Michigan quarterback Jon Wassink hit senior tight end Donnie Ernsberger for a 24-yard...
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October 07, 2017  |  Discuss

Falcons’ motto for 2017: ‘Embrace The Suck’

The Atlanta Falcons are doing everything they can to not fall victim to the slump that occurs for most Super Bowl-losing teams. We saw what happened last year to the Carolina Panthers, who lost in a squeaker to the Denver Broncos in Super Bowl 50. They took a serious tumble and finished dead last in the NFC South, winning just six games.Making matters potentially even more difficult...
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May 15, 2017  |  Discuss

San Francisco 49ers: Is Corey Davis a possibility in the 2nd round?

With not only the second overall pick, but the second pick in the second round, the San Francisco 49ers could end up with two first round talents when the 2017 NFL draft comes in less than two weeks. One name that 49ers fans didn’t expect to hear much about given their draft positioning is wide receiver Corey Davis, who many assumed would be picked in the middle of the first round...
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April 15, 2017  |  Discuss

Top WR prospect Corey Davis could miss combine with ankle injury

It’s never easy to make the jump from small school to the big stage, which is something Western Michigan’s Corey Davis appears ready to accomplish. Unfortunately for the talented receiver, he suffered an ankle injury that reportedly could keep him from participating in the 2017 NFL Combine. This is a tremendous blow to the young receiver. Though his tape will help scouts and personnel...
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January 31, 2017  |  Discuss

5 bold Super Bowl LI predictions

The legendary Tom Brady will lead the New England Patriots into Houston looking to secure their fifth Lombardi Trophy since 2001, but they’ll be met by the high-powered Atlanta Falcons and likely league MVP, Matt Ryan.Early predictions have this game as a high-scoring, potential blowout sort of affair. Brady, as usual, is expected to go in like a surgeon and carve up Atlanta’s defense...
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January 25, 2017  |  Discuss

Report: Western Michigan hiring Tim Lester as new head coach

Western Michigan reportedly has found a new coach to replace P.J. Fleck. Football Scoop reported on Friday that Western Michigan is hiring Tim Lester as its new head coach. Sources tell FootballScoop Western Michigan is hiring Tim Lester as their new head coach https://t.co/sNnVtyuq1F — FootballScoop Staff (@FootballScoop) January 13, 2017 Lester was a record-setting quarterback...
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January 13, 2017  |  Discuss

Two questions for the Cotton Bowl

It seems a little absurd that a 13-0 team isn't even in the top 10, yet that is the reality Western Michigan faces. However, the Broncos have a chance to legitimize their season and the MAC conference with a win over Big Ten Championship Game participant Wisconsin. Can they do it? Cotton BowlWestern Michigan (13-0, Mid-American Conference) vs. Wisconsin (10-3, Big Ten)Location: AT...
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December 30, 2016  |  Discuss

Report: Western Michigan player charged with murder, armed robbery

A tragic story out of Western Michigan University has resulted in murder and armed robbery charges for Joeviair Kennedy, a player on the basketball team. “Joeviair Kennedy is due to be arraigned Monday in a Kalamazoo County court in Thursday’s fatal shooting of 19-year-old Jacob Jones in an off-campus apartment,” an Associated Press report said, via ESPN. “Prosecutors don’t know...
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December 12, 2016  |  Discuss

Western Michigan has Cotton Bowl tickets going dirt cheap

Western Michigan is pretty much the team in the Cotton Bowl this year that no one has ever heard of, and the ticket prices for the game certainly reflect that lack of familiarity. On Jan. 2, the 13-0 MAC champion Broncos will take on Wisconsin at AT&T Stadium in Texas. If you’re interested in going to the Cotton Bowl this year, tickets currently start at just $6 on Stubhub....
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December 05, 2016  |  Discuss

WATCH: PJ Fleck hangs from pipes, goes crowd surfing after winning MAC title

Western Michigan made its case to get in the College Football Playoff with a 29-23 win in the MAC title game, finishing the season with an undefeated record (13-0). The Broncos appear headed to the Cotton Bowl at AT&T Stadium after the big win, which maybe speaks to the fact that the playoff field should be expanded to eight games. Head coach P.J. Fleck was pretty excited about...
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December 03, 2016  |  Discuss

Eight offensive players we'd rescue at the trade deadline

We tend to think of "elite" as good, but in the mess of the 2016 NFL season we're seeing many teams underperform so consistently, we have no choice but to call them "elite" underperformers. An incredible amount of ineptitude across the league as a whole; embarrassing at best and miserable to watch at worst. Silver linings are important and the positive that comes out of a season...
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October 31, 2016  |  Discuss

TailGreater: Every sport is going right now, including MACtion

October might be the best month ever for sports fans. Both pro and college football are in full swing. The NHL returns tonight, with high profile matchups including a rivalry game between the Chicago Blackhawks and the St. Louis Blues. The baseball postseason is underway. And the NBA season starts later in the month. It's heaven. So no matter what your sport of choice is, it's the...
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October 12, 2016  |  Discuss

NFL team strength of schedule rankings for 2016

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August 11, 2016  |  Discuss

Odds to win Super Bowl LI

Odds to win Super Bowl LI from Sportsbook.ag as of Feb. 1, 2016.
February 09, 2016  |  Discuss

Video: Western Michigan players stoked for Bahamas Bowl

Bowl season is finally starting to shape up right now and there have been three teams to accept a bowl invitation so far. The Western Michigan Broncos were the most recent ones to do so and they revealed it to their players in a pretty epic video. The final decision was down to the Popeyes Bahamas Bowl, the Marmot Boca Raton Bowl and the San Diego County Credit Union Poinsettia Bowl...
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December 02, 2015  |  Discuss

Report: Western Michigan working on new deal for PJ Fleck

This weekend has not been kind to college coaches around the nation, but one man who could come away from a volatile weekend with positive news is Western Michigan Broncos head coach PJ Fleck. According to a report from FootballScoop.com, the university is working on a new deal for Fleck that is “unlike anything the MAC has ever seen.” While exact details of a potential new deal...
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November 29, 2015  |  Discuss

Western Michigan’s Asantay Brown stretchered off after scary hit

Western Michigan Broncos safety Asantay Brown was stretchered off the field after taking a scary, blindsiding hit from Toledo receiver Alonzo Russell. Video of the brutal hit to the head may be seen here. The play occurred well away from the ball and there was no flag on it initially, but the referee eventually called Russell for targeting and ejected him from the game. A concerned...
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November 27, 2015  |  Discuss

Video: PJ Fleck explains WMU’s ‘chemis-tree’ lifestyle

The Western Michigan Broncos football team has a ton of mottos that they love to live by. This season, they added in a new one that has to do with a large tree and how things work in Kalamazoo. Head coach PJ Fleck explained exactly “chemis-tree” is in this exclusive video by MLive. It is a pretty cool explanation of a way of life in the football world that any team should be happy...
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October 10, 2015  |  Discuss

Western Michigan gives walk-on a scholarship in unique way

Over the past few weeks, we have seen a number of deserving walk-on players presented with scholarships. Teams have been filming the surprises so we can all witness the special moments, but the Western Michigan Broncos have just given us the best we have seen to date. In a touching presentation on YouTube titled, “The Surprise Onside Scholarship,” we get to see Western Michigan walk...
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August 20, 2015  |  Discuss

Western Michigan Broncos new uniforms for 2013-2014 season

The Western Michigan Broncos new head coach P.J. Fleck has been doing all he can to change the culture around the Broncos football program.  He has instilled his new “Row The Boat” mantra, which has been included on the jerseys.  The helmets have oar helmet stickers, and the Adidas shirts to wear underneath the jerseys say “RTB.”  These uniforms look very good, the Bronco on the...
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September 04, 2013  |  Discuss

Western Michigan football coach P.J. Fleck has awesome business cards

P.J. Fleck, the new head coach of the Western Michigan Broncos football team, has some pretty sweet business cards that he is handing out to people.  They’re shaped like a boat, with the team slogan “Row The Boat” on them, and the cards are apparently made out of real wood.  Fleck has done a lot to change the way things are at Western, including having his team take a “polar plunge...
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June 07, 2013  |  Discuss

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