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7-6, 4th in MAC - West
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EMU makes Spears interim athletic director

Eastern Michigan announced Monday that Christian Spears will take over as the interim athletic director after Heather Lyke left to take the AD job at Pittsburgh earlier this month.

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MAC still searching for first bowl win

No. 15 Western Michigan can give the MAC its only win of the bowl season in the Goodyear Cotton Bowl Classic against No. 8 Wisconsin on Monday (1 p.m. ET on ESPN/WatchESPN).

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Think bowl games don't mean anything? Think again

Why play in a bowl game that's not part of the College Football Playoff? For plenty of players and coaches, one more chance to play, one more chance to win, is more than enough reason.

Old Dominion tops Eastern Michigan for first bowl win (0:58)

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Fresno State is hiring Eastern Michigan offensive coordinator Kalen DeBoer to the same position, a source said. DeBoer spent three seasons as the Eagles' OC. EMU offensive line coach Ryan Grubb also is joining the Fresno State staff, as first reported by FootballScoop.com.

Breaking down Old Dominion's first ever bowl game victory (2:01)
Old Dominion presented with the Popeye's Bahamas Bowl trophy (2:32)

Old Dominion celebrates first bowl win

ODU takes the final knee and celebrates a 24-20 win over Eastern Michigan in the Popeyes Bahamas Bowl by drenching head coach Bobby Wilder as the clock ticks down.

Old Dominion's head coach Bobby Wilder discusses emotions after Bowl win (1:12)

Duhart climbs the ladder for TD catch

Old Dominion's Jonathan Duhart jumps up for an impressive go-ahead 5-yard TD catch. ODU now leads Eastern Michigan 24-17 in the fourth quarter of the Popeyes Bahamas Bowl.

Old Dominion's Duhart climbs the ladder for TD (1:42)

Eastern Michigan quickly responds

QB Brogan Roback throws a 5-yard TD pass to John Niupalau, cutting the Eagles' deficit back to three points. Old Dominion leads 17-14 in the third quarter on ESPN.


ODU quarterback shows off mobility

Old Dominion QB David Washington throws on the run to a wide-open Travis Fulgham for a 31-yard TD, extending the Monarchs' lead to 17-7 in the Popeyes Bahamas Bowl.


Jeremy Cox leaps over defender

Old Dominion's Jeremy Cox jumps over an Eastern Michigan defender to pick up the first down. ODU later scored on the drive to take a 17-7 lead in the third quarter.


Eagles finally get on the board

Eastern Michigan QB Brogan Roback throws a 5-yard TD pass to Sergio Bailey II, but the Eagles trail Old Dominion 10-7 in the third quarter of the Popeyes Bahamas Bowl.

Old Dominion's head coach Bobby Wilder discusses halftime shutout (0:54)

Washington escapes pressure, goes deep

Old Dominion QB David Washington avoids the rush before going deep to Zach Pascal for a 47-yard TD pass, extending ODU's lead to 10-0 over Eastern Michigan.


Old Dominion gets clutch interception

Denzel Williams picks off Eastern Michigan QB Brogan Roback in the end zone for a touchback. ODU leads 3-0 in the second quarter of the Popeyes Bahamas Bowl.


Calhoun makes juggling interception

Eastern Michigan's Vince Calhoun shows incredible concentration on a juggling interception in the second quarter of the Popeyes Bahamas Bowl.


Mack Brown predicts fake punt

The former Texas head coach saw it coming at the Popeyes Bahamas Bowl. "We've gotta watch for a fake right now," he said before Old Dominion's Jeremy Cox picked up the first down, leading to a field goal for ODU.

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Watch: Popeyes Bahamas Bowl

Eastern Michigan makes its first bowl appearance since 1987. Old Dominion, meanwhile, plays in its first bowl game since joining the FBS in 2014. Live on ESPN/WatchESPN

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