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Talkin' Western Michigan Football With David Drew

With the season less than a week away, we sat down with the Bronco Beat Writer, David Drew, and asked him some questions about the upcoming season.

It's the Return of the Hustle Belt MAC Pick'em!

After a one-year hiatus due to certain unnamed circumstances, we're back with the *4th Annual MAC Pick'em. Check out the rules and join the fun and possibly win the grand prize!

PJ Fleck Burns Donald Celiscar For A Touchdown

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PJ Fleck may be 33, but he still can take on the best of them, including the Broncos' top corner-back Donald Celiscar. We here at the Belt aren't sure whether to be impressed with Fleck's athleticism at his age or disappointed with Celiscar's coverage abilities but this is surely you can't see anywhere else. (h/t to @Drew_on_WMU)

Ball State's IT Department Has Some Explainin' To Do

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Well this is awkward. After Western Michigan had something from UW-Milwaukee yesterday on their home page, Ball State followed that up with being completely crashed today. This is apparently ongoing, as @cjschexnayder pointed out the error yesterday afternoon. Whatever the issue is, it can't be good to have a downtime of over a few hours

Kent State Center Jason Bitsko Has Passed Away

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Sad news coming out of Kent State today as center Jason Bitsko was found unresponsive this morning before being pronounced dead from an undisclosed medical issue overnight. He was 21 years old.

Our thoughts and prayers here at Hustle Belt go out to the Bitsko family and the Kent State community. Bitsko was a tremendous football player and an even better person in general.

Corey Davis: The Hands Man

After a stellar freshman season that saw him take home MAC Freshman of the Year honors, can Corey Davis help lead a young WMU squad to a turnaround year?

Miami vs Western Michigan at Soldier Field in February

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MiHockey has announced that Soldier Field will once again host Miami and their conference foe this year as they'll take on fellow MAC and NCHC rival Western Michigan on February 7th as part of the Coyote Hockey Classic.

Miami last played in Chicago two seasons ago in one of the last CCHA games against Notre Dame. Last year, Western Michigan won the GLI against Michigan and Michigan Tech, with both games being played at Comerica Park.

Bowling Green is also set to play outdoors this season, heading to Fifth Third Field in Toledo, marking the first time in recent memory that all three MAC schools will be playing outdoors in the same season

Can PJ Fleck and His Crew Right The Ship in 2014?

After a rough maiden voyage last season, PJ Fleck looks to right the ship in his sophomore season at the helm of the Western Michigan Broncos.

Jay Harris Leaves WMU To Re-Pursue Rapping Career

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Per MLive's David Drew, highly touted wide-receiver recruit Jay Harris has left the Western Michigan program to pursue a career in rapping....again. He first did this last year after committing to Michigan State. With the loss of Harris, and the academic ineligibility of Lonnie Johnson (a former Ohio State verbal commit turned Bronco signee), PJ Fleck's highly vaunted recruiting class suddenly looks more and more pedestrian.

Bill and PJ's Excellent Adventure Set To Unfold

Two struggling football coaches travel throughout the country taking on other teams in search for a payday. . . and maybe some wins. Will they succeed in their journey? Will both make it back?

Hockey Has Been Alive and Strong

It may be Summer and the only ice is the one in your glass or snow cone, but hockey has still been going strong this off-season. What have our three teams been up to?

Justin Currie: Quarterback Of the Bronco Defense

While he may not boast the stats, Justin Currie has shown himself to be an intricate part of the Western Michigan Bronco defense since the days of Bill Cubit.

It's America's Birthday Ya'll, Let's Blow Stuff Up

Break out the fireworks, grills, and copious amounts of booze (responsibly of course). It's time to drink, eat barbecue, and blow crap to pieces because it's our country's birthday!

Rob Blake: Hockey Hall of Famer

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Rob Blake started his career with the Bowling Green Falcon hockey team. He was a CCHA First Teamer before joining the NHL, where he had a stellar career. 240 goals, 537 assists, and 1679 penalty minutes later, and he retired as one of the most dominant enforcers the game has known. Now, he's a Hall of Famer. Blake joins fellow classmates Dominik Hasek, Peter Forsberg, and Mike Modano in one of the more stacked classes in recent memory. Congrats to Blake, as he more than deserves this high honor

Belt Loops: Sippin Margaritas From the Stanley Cup

We keep the action alive on the weekends. Check out some hot links before heading to the pancakes of the comments section while you watch cartoons like you're a kid again.

RECAP: The US's Win Over Ghana and DeAndre Yedlin

After an exciting match on Monday that saw the United States need late heroics to defeat nemesis Ghana, what can we take away heading into the "Rumble in the Jungle" with Portugal

OPEN THREAD: USMNT and DeAndre Yedlin vs Ghana

As the USMNT begin their journey out of the Group of Death, join in on the fun as our crack team of soccer fans break down the action and keep our eyes peeled for our very own DeAndre Yedlin

Kent State Placed In Louisville Regional

After winning the MAC Tournament on Sunday, the Kent State Golden Flashes found out where they would be headed to start their March to Omaha. Will they be able to recreate the magic from two years...

WMU Adds Michigan DT Richard Ash To Roster

PJ Fleck continues to add studs to his roster as Richard Ash was formally announced as a member of the 2014 Western Michigan football team on Tuesday. The Michigan graduate transfer is expected to...

WMU Takes Series Over Toledo With 6-2 Victory

After a shutout split of a doubleheader on Saturday, Western Michigan rode solid pitching once again to take the rubber match against Toledo on Sunday, setting up a huge final weekend for both teams.

MAC HOOPS: Shayne Whittington Suffers Broken Leg

The consensus MAC favorite for best chance to get drafted in this year's NBA Draft Shayne Whittington has suffered a leg injury and is likely out a really long time. Could it be the end of his NBA...

NIU Takes 2 of 3 Against WMU In Shutout Series

The Western Michigan Broncos finally played their first series of the 2014 season in Kalamazoo this weekend, albeit away from home, hosting the Northern Illinois Huskies. All three games were...

Broncos Put On Aerial Display At Spring Game

The Western Michigan Broncos didn't have much to display at Saturday's "Wooden Oar War", with the stellar 2014 recruiting class still in high school, but the returning quarter-back duel showed fans...

NCHC Releases 2014-2015 Conference Schedule

Just five days after the NCAA Championship Game marked the end of the 2013-2014 hockey season, the NCHC announced their full conference slate for next season. What does 2014-2015 have in store for...

WMU vs 'Cuse Preview: A Q&A With A Syracuse Blog

With just hours before Thursday's tip-off between the Western Broncos and Syracuse Orange, we reached out to a fellow SB Nation blog to get better acquainted with the perennial powerhouse.

MAC Hockey: 3 Teams Eyeing NCAA Tournament Bids

After last weekend's conference quarterfinals, the original three MAC Hockey teams all made their respective conference finals. Who has a shot at the NCAAs and who will be left at home?

Where is everyone going dancing this March?

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After clinching their first MAC Championship in 10 years last night, and thus the NCAA Tournament auto-bid, where are the experts putting the Western Michigan Broncos in their brackets? Also, where...

In the End, Western Michigan HAD to Be MAC Champs

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With a 23-9 record, and a share of the MAC Regular Season Title, the Western Michigan Broncos already had a great season before last night's MAC Championship. But in reality, they were the only...

NCHC Playoffs Previews and Predictions

With the NCHC Tournament set to get underway tonight, what should we expect to see from one of the most competitive conferences this season top-to-bottom?

WMU Overjoyed With MAC Regular Season Title

The Western Michigan Broncos clinched their first MAC Regular Season Title in 10 years on Friday with a 78-64 victory over rival Central Michigan. It was the 2nd Regular Season Championship for...

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