Central Michigan Basketball Player Nearly Crushed By Collapsing Hoop

Northern Illinois center Pete Rakocevic threw down a dunk during Saturday night's game, and as Central Michigan forward John Simons went to inbound the ball, everyone realized that the hoop was slowly collapsing. Simons was quick enough to get out of the way, but that was frighteningly close. » 3/01/15 4:04pm 3/01/15 4:04pm

75-Yard Miracle Play Ruined By Failed Two-Point Conversion

This is perhaps the greatest college football play any of us have ever seen, and it was all for naught as Central Michigan went for two, and a 36-point comeback, and failed. CMU was down 49-14 at one point, and this play left the final 49-48—again, because they went for the win and didn't get it. » 12/24/14 3:47pm 12/24/14 3:47pm

Bahamas-Bound CMU Players Were Threatened With The Specter Of Detroit

Central Michigan is on its way to the Bahamas for its bowl game, which must surely be an even greater reward than either of the national semifinals. But the program made the players sweat before the big reveal. » 12/08/14 5:29pm 12/08/14 5:29pm

Central Michigan Came From Behind To Beat Iowa By Scoring Twice In The…

The Central Michigan Chippewas—they of the 41-7 home loss to Michigan State—went on the road to take on another Big Ten foe today, stealing a miracle win in Iowa City by scoring a touchdown and field goal in the final minute after the Hawkeyes took a late lead of their own. » 9/22/12 4:34pm 9/22/12 4:34pm

Last Night's Ohio-Central Michigan Women's Basketball Game Got A Bit…

Apologies for the lousy video quality, but here's a fight that erupted between Ohio's Porsha Harris and CMU's Jas'Mine Bracey during the Chippewas' 67-53 win over the Bobcats last night in Mount Pleasant. » 1/26/12 12:40pm 1/26/12 12:40pm

Fight's Off, At Least Until It's On Again

Because no one reads the newspaper, and SportsCenter's anchors are too perky for this early in the morning, Deadspin combs the best of the broadsheets and the blogosphere to bring you everything you need to know to start your day. » 1/07/10 6:30am 1/07/10 6:30am

Would It Have Hurt Her To Lez It Up Just A Little?

Former Central Michigan player Brooke Heike is suing the school because, she says, she lost her scholarship for not being a lesbian. Just another example of an athlete not being able to follow simple instructions. » 2/11/09 9:30am 2/11/09 9:30am

Wednesday Night Live Blog: #17 Ball State at Central Michigan

Ahhh. Mid-American Conference football. You were born a fan, it's just that nobody told you until tonight. The undefeated Ball State Cardinals flutter into Mount Pleasant to tangle with some fired up Chips. Winner probably wins the MAC West Division, a fact which you already knew. Also something you knew: if you build… » 11/19/08 6:55pm 11/19/08 6:55pm