Welcome back to MACtion! The wild, wooly, and wonderful mid week college football that kind of started this whole mid week college football thing many many moons ago!
This years season started last night with the mighty Rockets of the University of Toledo taking down the Bulls of the University of Buffalo 31-13. A nice win for Toledo over a Buffalo team that is still looking for a bowl birth.
Also on was what ended up being a fairly close game between the Chippewas of Central Michigan and the Huskies of Northern Illinois. Central Michigan lead early on but the Huskies made it a game in the fourth quarter and could have pulled off the win if it wasn’t for a late interception.
Not sure what happened at the end, but there was a fight between the two teams. Pretty rowdy of a situation.
I told you these games get wooly!
Please, enjoy midweek football. Trust me, it is enjoyable.
(Schedule at the bottom)
Nebraska volleyball leaps Wisconsin in second NCAA DI Committee in-season rankings | NCAA.com
The NCAA DI Women's Volleyball Committee has announced its latest in-season rankings, with Nebraska overtaking Wisconsin for the top spot and three new entrants.
Five unfiltered thoughts on Nebraska football as November arrives - The Athletic
Taking a look at some key storylines for Nebraska entering November after its undefeated October.
Volleyball State: The Nation’s Last Unbeaten Team - All Huskers
Two weekend sweeps move Nebraska to 21-0 for the first time since 2006
Jeremy Pernell’s Mailbag: Contending in the Big Ten West and Keeping Tony White - All Huskers
Don’t count on Nebraska winning the Big Ten West, but do expect to see a hefty pay raise for the Huskers’ defensive coordinator
OT Will Kemna visits Nebraska, sees ISU, Mizzou next
A rising offensive tackle prospect in the Midwest talks about his visit to Nebraska where the Huskers have already offered.
Other News From The Sporting World
94% of college football coaches say Michigan crossed a line. What else do they say about sign-stealing? - The Athletic
How bad are the Michigan cheating allegations? Does Jim Harbaugh have plausible deniability? Our CFB coaches poll reveals that and more.
Briggs: On a wild, snowy night, Toledo football continues foray into history books | The Blade
And on the first night of MACtion, the football gods said, “Let there be snow.” In a cosmic wink to the irrepressible absurdity of the Mid-American ...
Connor Stalions on CMU sidelines? Michigan sign-stealing conspiracy, explained
Was Conor Stalions on the CMU sidelines for a game against Michigan State? And if so, what does that mean for Michigan sign-stealing?
UB Bulls lose at Toledo, must win out for postseason opportunity | News 4 Buffalo
BUFFALO, N.Y. (WIVB) — Hope is running out for University at Buffalo’s football season. Though all is not lost yet. A 31-13 loss at Toledo on Tuesday night dropped UB to 3-6 overall and 3-2 in the Mid-American Conference, tied with Ohio for second place in the East division, one game back of Miami. The […]
Bears fire RB coach David Walker - Chicago Sun-Times
Walker was in his second season with the Bears, having been hired when Eberflus replaced Matt Nagy in 2022.
Baffling Kevin Durant turnover helps Spurs steal win over Suns | Fox News
Phoenix Suns star Kevin Durant was stripped with seconds to go against the San Antonio Spurs, and Keldon Johnson scored the go-ahead bucket for an improbable win.
Raiders fire Josh McDaniels, Dave Ziegler - NBC Sports
Las Vegas made the announcement at 1 a.m. ET on Wednesday.
College Football Playoff Rankings reactions: USC overrated, Michigan underrated in initial top 25 - CBSSports.com
Ohio State finds itself atop the initial College Football Playoff Rankings of 2023
Deion Sanders wants NCAA involved in alleged theft case at Rose Bowl
Colorado coach Deion Sanders had some choice words about what happened to his players at the Rose Bowl Saturday.
Does Dabo Swinney still have the desire to restore Clemson as a perennial contender?
The longtime coach showed he still has plenty of fire in responding to a disgruntled fan Monday. But Clemson's issues run deep and it's fair to wonder if Swinney still has the chip on his shoulder that got him this far.
Brian Ferentz: Hawkeyes coach Kirk Ferentz comments on son's exit
Kirk Ferentz said the in-season move is a departure from how he has normally handled his coaching staff.
Central Michigan vs. Northern Illinois Live updates Score, results, highlights, for Tuesday's NCAA Football game - CBSSports.com
Live scores, highlights and updates from the Central Michigan vs. Northern Illinois football game
How Women With the Salvation Army Paved the Way for Hipster Doughnuts - Eater
Even during the worst of war, the ring-shaped confections offered a bite of joy and a much-needed morale boost to weary soldiers during World War I.
Deemed an ‘eyesore’ and knocked out of the park, Omaha’s Mr. Strikeout served his country - Flatwater Free Press
Clark Rosenlof’s nightly walks routinely take him to Omaha’s Elmwood Park and inevitably toward a granite pedestal. “I pause at the pedestal because I
What Is Extra Special Bitter? Plus the Best ESBs to Try | PUNCH
With their low ABV and pleasant balance of malt and hops, extra special bitters are on the rise. Here are the best ESBs worth seeking out.
College Football Midweek Junkie Schedule
|Game||Time CT||Network (Channel Guide)|
|Game||Time CT||Network (Channel Guide)|
|Wednesday, November 1st|
|Ball State at Bowling Green||6:00 PM||ESPN2 / ESPN Video|
|Kent State at Akron||6:30 PM||ESPNU / ESPN Video|
|Thursday, November 2nd|
|TCU at Texas Tech||6:00 PM||FS1 / FOX Video|
|MVSU at Bethune Cookman||6:30 PM||ESPNU / ESPN Video|
|South Alabama at Troy||6:30 PM||ESPN2 / ESPN Video|
|Wake Forest at Duke||6:30 PM||ESPN / ESPN Video|