Middle Tennessee

Championship Saturday: Oklahoma, Ohio State make CFP case

Before the College Football Playoff field is set, there is one last chance to make a case to the selection committee. No. 5 Oklahoma and No. 6 Ohio State both need to win Saturday — and they should both be rooting for Alabama. The Sooners enter Championship Saturday with a chance to make the playoff … Continue reading Championship Saturday: Oklahoma, Ohio State make CFP case

NASHVILLE, Tenn | Vanderbilt tight end Turner Cockrell dies of cancer at 21

NASHVILLE, Tenn.— Vanderbilt tight end Turner Cockrell died Thursday at home after battling cancer for more than a year. He was 21. Cockrell was surrounded by family in Acworth, Georgia, when he died. The Commodores were told of Cockrell’s death at a team meeting Thursday afternoon, Vanderbilt spokesman Larry Leathers said. The tight end noticed … Continue reading NASHVILLE, Tenn | Vanderbilt tight end Turner Cockrell dies of cancer at 21

PARADISE ISLAND, Bahamas | The Latest: Butler beats Middle Tennessee in Atlantis

PARADISE ISLAND, Bahamas — The Latest on the second day at the Battle 4 Atlantis (all times local): 11:40 p.m. Sean McDermott scored 21 points by tying the tournament record of seven 3-pointers, part of Butler’s Atlantis-record 16 made 3s in an 84-53 win against Middle Tennessee in Thursday’s consolation bracket at the Battle 4 … Continue reading PARADISE ISLAND, Bahamas | The Latest: Butler beats Middle Tennessee in Atlantis

Florence continues to impact college football game schedules

Hurricane Florence continues to impact college football games this week. The kickoff for Middle Tennessee’s game at No. 3 Georgia on Saturday has been moved to noon due to concerns about the impact of the storm. The game had been scheduled for a 7:15 p.m. kickoff. Georgia announced Thursday the decision to move the kickoff … Continue reading Florence continues to impact college football game schedules

The Latest: Start of No. 3 Georgia’s game moved to noon

The Latest on games impacted by Hurricane Florence. (all times local): 10:15 a.m. The kickoff for Middle Tennessee’s game at No. 3 Georgia on Saturday has been moved to noon because of concerns about the impact of Hurricane Florence. The game had been scheduled for a 7:15 p.m. kickoff. Georgia announced the decision to move … Continue reading The Latest: Start of No. 3 Georgia’s game moved to noon

FAU favored to repeat at C-USA champ after change under Lane

Lane Kiffin knew very little about Conference USA before he became Florida Atlantic’s head coach. Same for Butch Davis at Florida International. The high-profile coaches made immediate impacts in their new league, and at their new schools not all that far apart. FAU is the preseason favorite to repeat as league champs after a school-record … Continue reading FAU favored to repeat at C-USA champ after change under Lane

The Latest: EF2 tornado confirmed in Middle Tennessee

CHARLESTON, W.Va./February 25, 2018 (AP)(STL.News) — The Latest on severe weather that moved through parts of the US (all times local): 12:45 p.m. Storm crews have confirmed an EF2 tornado touched down in Middle Tennessee over the weekend. The National Weather Service in Nashville, Tennessee, says the tornado with maximum-sustained winds of 120 mph (193 … Continue reading The Latest: EF2 tornado confirmed in Middle Tennessee