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The Blue Raiders clinched a spot in the Conference-USA championship game after their 1-0 victory over the University of Alabama-Birmingham Blazers on Sunday night. Middle Tennessee improved to 8-7-2 overall and 5-3-1 in C-USA play with their Senior Night victory. MT and UAB did not score in the first half, with both teams putting up two shots …

The Tennessee Volunteers (3-5, 0-4 SEC) dropped yet another game back in the SEC, suffering their eigth-straight loss to cross-division rival Alabama (7-1, 4-1 SEC), 34-20 on Saturday night. As expected, Justin Worley did not play and, by some accounts, will not play for the remainder of the season due to a shoulder injury. Redshirt …

Rice University won Friday’s matchup in three sets to one against Middle Tennessee after the Blue Raiders let their lead slip in set four. Rice freshman Leah Mikesky pushed ahead and stole the lead from MT. Junior Chelsea Ross made a strong kill near the first set’s conclusion (19-16), but had little effect once Rice …

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 …

Fresh off a loss to Ole Miss in Oxford, the Tennessee Vols (3-4, 0-3 SEC) return to Knoxville this week to take on rival Alabama (6-1, 3-1 SEC). This will mark the 96th meeting of the cross-division rivals, with Alabama leading the all-time series 50-38-7. On offense, the Crimson Tide will be led by quarterback …

The injury bug has hit the NFL and left its mark over the first half of the season, leading to major drop-offs for your fantasy team. With that being said, here are your week 8 waiver wire pickups.   Quarterbacks: Ryan Tannehill, QB Miami Dolphins, 12.7 percent owned (ESPN): Ryan Tannehill is a great plug-and-play …