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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 …

The Blue Raiders women’s basketball squad will be without one of its young players this season. Sophomore guard Shy Copney has decided to transfer to another school. Despite participating in preseason activities, Copney informed head coach Rick Insell that she would not be playing for Middle Tennessee this season. While she is still enrolled at …

The seventh week of the NFL season has now passed us by. Denver Broncos quarterback Peyton Manning shattered the career passing touchdowns record by throwing four scores in Denver’s 42-17 victory over the San Francisco 49ers in Sunday night football. Dallas Cowboys running back DeMarco Murray broke Jim Brown’s record of most consecutive 100-yard games …

MT’s men’s and women’s tennis teams finished play at their respective Ohio Valley Regional tournaments this Sunday in Nashville and Knoxville. For the men, Dima Zyhmantovich was the only Blue Raider still alive in the tournament. He was eliminated in the semifinals of the consolation bracket after losing 6-4, 1-6, 10-4 to East Tennessee State University’s …