Following the Blue Raiders’ inter squad matchup during its Murphy Madness event, MTSU President Sidney McPhee and Middle Tennessee announced a new five-year contract with Nike. With this new deal, Middle Tennessee is now officially a Nike-sponsored school, and all athletic teams will be outfitted with Nike gear. Terms of the deal were not disclosed, …

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On Saturday afternoon, the Blue Raiders (5-3, 4-1 C-USA) will host another historic program at Floyd Stadium. MT has welcomed the likes of Mississippi State, Maryland, Virginia, Georgia Tech and Minnesota, and will add another historic program to that list. Brigham Young University (4-4) will travel from Provo, Utah to take on Middle Tennessee, marking the …

Former Middle Tennessee star Shawn Jones was cut from the Heat roster Thursday. The Hialeah, Florida native signed a non-guaranteed contract with his hometown Miami Heat back in September. Jones was expected to travel to Memphis in Miami’s final preseason game up until Wednesday, but the former MT forward was a late cut from the …

In a highly touted matchup between two Conference-USA powerhouses, Rakeem Cato and the Marshall Thundering Herd proved too much for the Blue Raiders (4-3, 3-1 C-USA) Saturday afternoon. It was a game that pitched the top two teams in the Conference-USA East division, and the Herd (6-0, 2-0 C-USA) gained breathing room at the top …