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Photo courtesy of Elaine Marschik / Flickr Thousands of music fans will converge in Birmingham, Alabama, this weekend for a festival named after its unconventional venue, the Sloss Furnaces. The site once used to forge iron for the L&N Railroad will soon be heating up with musical acts ranging from 21 Savage to Chris Stapleton. …

Photo by Darius Horton / MTSU Sidelines The Raiders traveled to Tuscaloosa, Alabama, on Tuesday to take on the Alabama Crimson Tide. In their first real test of the season, the Raiders were systematically shut out by the Tides’ pitching rotation by a score of 4-0. Pitching staff falters early, holds serve for remainder of …

Photo by Anthony Fiorella / MTSU Sidelines  Coming out of the hard freeze of winter, baseball fans everywhere are slowly starting to come out of hibernation. In Murfreesboro, it’s been nearly eight months since fans saw the Blue Raiders take down Louisiana Tech at Reese Smith Jr. Field to cap off the 2017 campaign. Fast forward …

Derrick Henry Alabama Clemson Football National Championship

By Ralph D. Russo // AP College Football Writer | Photo courtesy of Alabama Football via Facebook GLENDALE, Ariz. (AP) — The last step toward making Alabama’s run of championships under Nick Saban the greatest in college football history was the toughest. The Crimson Tide needed all its power and speed. It needed all its talent and …

By: Caleb Luketic // Contributing Writer MURFREESBORO – Middle Tennessee (1-0) opened up the 2015 football season at home against FCS opponent Jackson State in a dominating fashion. When they finally found rhythm offensively, the Blue Raiders ran over Jackson State 70-14. The 70 points the Blue Raiders scored was their second largest in school …

Tyler, the Creator performs at the Sloss Music & Arts Festival in Birmingham, Ala., on Sunday, July 19, 2015. (MTSU Sidelines / John Connor Coulston)

Tyler, the Creator‘s Sunday night set at the Sloss Music & Arts Festival in Birmingham, Alabama, was particularly special for me, a fan of the rapper and his collective Odd Future who hasn’t had the chance to see either live. I—like many people my age—discovered Odd Future Wolf Gang Kill Them All (or OFWGKTA, for short) when a then …