(AP) - Mississippi football coach Hugh Freeze has a new contract that includes a one-year extension through 2017 and a raise to $3 million per season. The school announced the terms Tuesday. Freeze's four-year contract is the longest allowed by Mississippi state law. His base salary was $2 million this season.
HATTIESBURG, Miss. (AP) - The U.S. Supreme Court has declined to hear arguments from three former University of Southern Mississippi soccer coaches who alleged sexual harassment and sexual discrimination. The nation's high court denied a petition to hear the case in October and the subsequent time period to re-file a similar petition recently lapsed.
HAMMOND, La. (AP) - The NCAA is penalizing Southeastern Louisiana, saying the university exhibited a lack of institutional control during a five-year period in which 137 student-athletes were allowed to compete in sports while academically ineligible. The ruling comes as the Lions' football team prepares to host a quarterfinal FCS playoff game on Saturday.
BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (AP) - Alabama placed nine players on the coaches All-Southeastern Conference teams and LSU had eight. The league released its All-SEC teams chosen by league head coaches on Tuesday. Coaches were not allowed to vote for their own players.
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