In the last year, the Mid-American Conference has had a team in the Orange Bowl and a player picked No. 1 in the NFL draft.
The Mid-American Conference will have a hard time topping the last 12 months, when Northern Illinois made it to the Orange Bowl and Central Michigan’s Eric Fisher was the No. 1 pick in the NFL draft.
The Detroit Lions have signed defensive end Freddie Bishop and released running back Devin Moore.
Several hundred runners in southwestern Michigan have held a memorial event to promote unity following the Boston Marathon bombing.
The San Diego Chargers have signed tight end Dallas Walker to a three-year contract.
A’uston Calhoun scored 24 points and Bowling Green shot 63.6 percent in the second half to defeat Western Michigan 70-60 Wednesday night in a Mid-American Conference game.
A western Michigan man recently released from jail is thrown back behind bars after urinating outside the sheriff’s department.
Illinois coach Tim Beckman returned to his Mid-American Conference past on Monday and hired Bill Cubit as the new offensive coordinator for the Illini.
Nick Harney led Akron with 15 points as the Zips defeated Western Michigan 65-43 in each team’s Mid-American Conference opener Wednesday night.
Western Michigan has hired 32-year-old Tampa Bay Buccaneers assistant P.J. Fleck, making him the youngest coach in the Football Bowl Subdivision.