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Story by Will Carter / Sports Editor Everything the players worked for was gone in the blink of an eye. The thought of a shutdown was in the back of everyone’s head, but no one expected it to come to fruition. The following season wasn’t any easier. Players were required to be tested every few …

Story by Jake Fink / Contributing Writer Fans have returned to the campus of MTSU as football opens its doors at Floyd Stadium despite safety measures and general unease about the virus to watch and support the Blue Raiders in the last two weeks. But while the tough regimen to keep players safe from the …

Sunday, November 10 was a big day in the world of sports. Thousands of fans poured into seats and cheered for their favorite players. The catch is, the biggest and most watched event of the day wasn’t the NFL or any “normal” sport as the public would deem it, but rather the 2019 League of …

Story by Megan Cole / Staff Writer Photo Courtesy of MT Athletic Communications  Many say they will miss his smile, how friendly he was or his willingness to help anyone who needed it. Family, friend, and teammate, Brandon Archer’s legacy at MTSU lives on. Archer passed away on Monday, September 2nd in a tragic drowning …

Photo courtesy of Albert Gore Research Center March Madness: A season where millions of sports fans gather to root for the team that has no shot to win. And while many brackets bust year after year, somehow these David and Goliath matchups keep fans on the edge of their seats. The question still lies, why …

Photo by Devin P. Grimes / MTSU Sidelines Archive Story by Jimmie Covington / Contributing Writer Football, at the end of the day, is a massive business. Billions of dollars are made each season through players’ wages, selling merchandise, buying tickets, fans betting using the bonus code bet365 offers, or transfer fees. This is why, …