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The Middle Tennessee men’s basketball team face a similar challenge when they open up their season: Fill the voids created by key players departing. MTSU, led by head coach Kermit Davis, faces this trial more so this season. The Blue Raiders current roster has nine newcomers out of the 15, composed of five freshmen and …

(PHOTO: BEN ROBSON/NinerTimes) The Blue Raiders’ hopes for a spot in the C-USA Tournament took a major hit Thursday night, after Middle Tennessee suffered a 3-1 setback against the Charlotte 49ers. With the loss, Charlotte (16-16, 5-10 C-USA) leaped over the Blue Raiders for the eighth and final spot in the C-USA standings, with both …

The fantasy football world continues to be unpredictable. Pittsburgh Steelers quarterback Ben Roethlisberger tossed only one touchdown and two interceptions as opposed to the six touchdowns he threw in each of the previous two weeks. Green Bay Packers quarterback Aaron Rodgers continued his hot streak by throwing six touchdowns in the first half against the …

Quarterbacks: Mark Sanchez, QB Philadelphia Eagles, 42.3 percent owned (ESPN) – Sanchez got the Eagles offense on pace in a Week 11 matchup against the Panthers. The former Jets quarterback threw for 332 yards and two touchdowns. Nick Foles problem this year has been turnovers. Although he threw just two in 2013, he has already …

The Middle Tennessee men’s and women’s basketball teams played back-to-back exhibition games Monday evening at the Murphy Center. The women defeated the University of Alabama-Huntsville 75-50 to finish off their final exhibition game of the season. The Kermit Davis-led men’s team, however, suffered a setback against NAIA-member Martin Methodist by a score of 76-67. The …

After two byes in three weeks, Middle Tennessee (5-4, 4-1 C-USA) is back at it this upcoming Saturday, facing Florida International (3-7, 2-4 C-USA). This will be the first of three back-to-back Conference-USA games for MTSU. The Blue Raiders are coming off of a 27-7 drubbing at the hands of BYU. The Cougars held MTSU …