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  • Ole Miss and Mississippi State announce players heading to SEC Media Days

    Ole Miss and Mississippi State announce players heading to SEC Media Days

    Wednesday, July 11 2018 5:15 PM EDT2018-07-11 21:15:21 GMT
    Source: SECSource: SEC
    Source: SECSource: SEC

    The event will be at the College Football Hall of Fame for the first time. Ole Miss takes the stage Tuesday from 8:00am until 12:15pm central time. Mississippi State will speak Wednesday from 8:00am until 12:15pm central time.

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    The event will be at the College Football Hall of Fame for the first time. Ole Miss takes the stage Tuesday from 8:00am until 12:15pm central time. Mississippi State will speak Wednesday from 8:00am until 12:15pm central time.

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  • Jackson native Rod Taylor preps for Bengals training camp

    Jackson native Rod Taylor preps for Bengals training camp

    Thursday, July 5 2018 9:56 PM EDT2018-07-06 01:56:02 GMT
    Rod Taylor is a Jackson native, Callaway alum and former Ole Miss offensive tackle. Taylor was drafted in the 7th round of the 2018 NFL Draft by the Cincinnati Bengals and now he's busy working hard to make that final roster.  "I'm working on my hands right now," Taylor said. "Staying low, keeping my demeanor and getting stronger." Even though Taylor is now training for the pros, not much has changed in his approach.  "The difference is...More >>
    Rod Taylor is a Jackson native, Callaway alum and former Ole Miss offensive tackle. Taylor was drafted in the 7th round of the 2018 NFL Draft by the Cincinnati Bengals and now he's busy working hard to make that final roster.  "I'm working on my hands right now," Taylor said. "Staying low, keeping my demeanor and getting stronger." Even though Taylor is now training for the pros, not much has changed in his approach.  "The difference is...More >>
  • Former Ole Miss football coach Billy Kinard passes away

    Former Ole Miss football coach Billy Kinard passes away

    Monday, July 2 2018 3:39 PM EDT2018-07-02 19:39:34 GMT
    Source: Ole Miss SportsSource: Ole Miss Sports
    Source: Ole Miss SportsSource: Ole Miss Sports

    The Jackson native led the Rebels to a 10-2 mark in 1971, including a win over Georgia Tech in the Peach Bowl.

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    The Jackson native led the Rebels to a 10-2 mark in 1971, including a win over Georgia Tech in the Peach Bowl.

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  • Southern Miss sending Dorbeck & Harris to C-USA Media Kickoff

    Southern Miss sending Dorbeck & Harris to C-USA Media Kickoff

    Wednesday, July 11 2018 5:08 PM EDT2018-07-11 21:08:44 GMT
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    Conference USA’s 2018 Football Media Kickoff is set for Wednesday-Thursday, July 18-19, in Frisco, Texas.

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    Conference USA’s 2018 Football Media Kickoff is set for Wednesday-Thursday, July 18-19, in Frisco, Texas.

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  • USM's Kirk McCarty, Nick Sandlin team up in minor leagues

    USM's Kirk McCarty, Nick Sandlin team up in minor leagues

    Monday, July 9 2018 12:13 AM EDT2018-07-09 04:13:44 GMT
    Former Southern Miss pitcher Kirk McCarty. Courtesy: Minor League BaseballFormer Southern Miss pitcher Kirk McCarty. Courtesy: Minor League Baseball
    Former Southern Miss pitcher Kirk McCarty. Courtesy: Minor League BaseballFormer Southern Miss pitcher Kirk McCarty. Courtesy: Minor League Baseball

    For a moment, the Lake County Captains resembled the Southern Miss Golden Eagles on Saturday. USM pitchers Kirk McCarty and Nick Sandlin helped the Captains – Single A affiliate of the Cleveland Indians – to a 3-0 win on Saturday. McCarty struck out a career-high 11 batters and gave up just two hits in 6 1/3 innings pitched. Sandlin earned his first professional save while striking out two in the ninth inning.

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    For a moment, the Lake County Captains resembled the Southern Miss Golden Eagles on Saturday. USM pitchers Kirk McCarty and Nick Sandlin helped the Captains – Single A affiliate of the Cleveland Indians – to a 3-0 win on Saturday. McCarty struck out a career-high 11 batters and gave up just two hits in 6 1/3 innings pitched. Sandlin earned his first professional save while striking out two in the ninth inning.

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  • USM QB Howard says he’s leaving Golden Eagles

    USM QB Howard says he’s leaving Golden Eagles

    Saturday, July 7 2018 12:22 PM EDT2018-07-07 16:22:13 GMT
    Keon Howard, is leaving USM; (Photo source: WDAM)Keon Howard, is leaving USM; (Photo source: WDAM)

    University of Southern Mississippi quarterback Keon Howard, who started eight games behind center the past two seasons, announced via Twitter Thursday that he was leaving the Golden Eagles.

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    University of Southern Mississippi quarterback Keon Howard, who started eight games behind center the past two seasons, announced via Twitter Thursday that he was leaving the Golden Eagles.

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  • SWAC Media Day takes center stage in Birmingham

    SWAC Media Day takes center stage in Birmingham

    Friday, July 13 2018 6:05 PM EDT2018-07-13 22:05:34 GMT

    Alcorn State RB P.J. Simmons was named the SWAC Preseason Offensive Player of the Year. Vicksburg native & Grambling LB De'Arius Christmas was named the SWAC Preseason Defensive Player of the Year.

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    Alcorn State RB P.J. Simmons was named the SWAC Preseason Offensive Player of the Year. Vicksburg native & Grambling LB De'Arius Christmas was named the SWAC Preseason Defensive Player of the Year.

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  • 2018 SWAC Football Championship, 2019 basketball tournaments will be held in Birmingham

    2018 SWAC Football Championship, 2019 basketball tournaments will be held in Birmingham

    Thursday, July 12 2018 11:52 AM EDT2018-07-12 15:52:34 GMT
    Source: WLBT archivesSource: WLBT archives

    With the agreement, the 2018 Toyota SWAC Football Championship returns home to Legion Field, and the Bill Harris Arena – located adjacent to the Birmingham Crossplex -- will host the 2019 SWAC Men’s and Women’s Basketball Tournament.

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    With the agreement, the 2018 Toyota SWAC Football Championship returns home to Legion Field, and the Bill Harris Arena – located adjacent to the Birmingham Crossplex -- will host the 2019 SWAC Men’s and Women’s Basketball Tournament.

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  • Lindy's picks Alcorn State to win 5th straight SWAC East title

    Lindy's picks Alcorn State to win 5th straight SWAC East title

    Wednesday, July 11 2018 11:03 PM EDT2018-07-12 03:03:28 GMT

    Noah Johnson headlines the returning Brave starters, along with PJ Simmons and Corey McCullough to name a few.

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    Noah Johnson headlines the returning Brave starters, along with PJ Simmons and Corey McCullough to name a few.

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  • #SECMD18: Ole Miss takes podium on Day 2 of SEC Media Days

    #SECMD18: Ole Miss takes podium on Day 2 of SEC Media Days

    Tuesday, July 17 2018 7:52 PM EDT2018-07-17 23:52:00 GMT
    SEC Media Days kicked off Monday at the College Football Hall of Fame in Atlanta, Georgia. Source: SEC on TwitterSEC Media Days kicked off Monday at the College Football Hall of Fame in Atlanta, Georgia. Source: SEC on Twitter

    SEC Media Days kicked off Monday at the College Football Hall of Fame in Atlanta, Georgia. This is the first year the event has been held out of Birmingham since 1985.

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    SEC Media Days kicked off Monday at the College Football Hall of Fame in Atlanta, Georgia. This is the first year the event has been held out of Birmingham since 1985.

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  • Fitzgerald selected to Davey O’Brien Award Watch List

    Fitzgerald selected to Davey O’Brien Award Watch List

    Tuesday, July 17 2018 4:23 PM EDT2018-07-17 20:23:37 GMT
    Source: WLBTSource: WLBT

    The Davey O’Brien National Quarterback Award is presented annually to the nation’s best college quarterback and is the oldest and most prestigious national quarterback award. Fitzgerald was one eight 2017 Davey O’Brien Award semifinalists and just one of six Southeastern Conference quarterbacks to be selected to the 2018 watch list. 

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    The Davey O’Brien National Quarterback Award is presented annually to the nation’s best college quarterback and is the oldest and most prestigious national quarterback award. Fitzgerald was one eight 2017 Davey O’Brien Award semifinalists and just one of six Southeastern Conference quarterbacks to be selected to the 2018 watch list. 

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  • Defensive back D.D. Bowie leaving Ole Miss for personal reasons

    Defensive back D.D. Bowie leaving Ole Miss for personal reasons

    Tuesday, July 17 2018 10:17 AM EDT2018-07-17 14:17:47 GMT
    Ole Miss defensive back D.D. Bowie is leaving the university for personal reasons, according to a statement from head coach Matt Luke. Source: WLBTOle Miss defensive back D.D. Bowie is leaving the university for personal reasons, according to a statement from head coach Matt Luke. Source: WLBT

    Ole Miss defensive back D.D. Bowie is leaving the university for personal reasons, according to a statement from head coach Matt Luke. 

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    Ole Miss defensive back D.D. Bowie is leaving the university for personal reasons, according to a statement from head coach Matt Luke. 

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  • SECMD18: What's in store for Day 2

    SECMD18: What's in store for Day 2

    The wall of all D1 football team helmets at SEC Media Days 2018The wall of all D1 football team helmets at SEC Media Days 2018
    The wall of all D1 football team helmets at SEC Media Days 2018The wall of all D1 football team helmets at SEC Media Days 2018

    Three of the four coaches are heading to SEC Media Days representing their respective teams for the first time. But for some, it's not their first trip to the annual event...they just are wearing different colors this time around.

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    Three of the four coaches are heading to SEC Media Days representing their respective teams for the first time. But for some, it's not their first trip to the annual event...they just are wearing different colors this time around.

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  • Brian Dozier hits 4th career walk-off home run

    Brian Dozier hits 4th career walk-off home run

    Monday, July 16 2018 12:15 AM EDT2018-07-16 04:15:49 GMT
    Rays and Twins tied at 7 in the bottom of the 10th, former Southern Miss Golden Eagle Brian Dozier steps up with the bases loaded and he unloads them with a walk-off grand slam home run. That marks his 4th career walk-off home run. Twins win 11-7 in 10 innings.  Copyright WLBT 2018. All Rights Reserved.More >>
    Rays and Twins tied at 7 in the bottom of the 10th, former Southern Miss Golden Eagle Brian Dozier steps up with the bases loaded and he unloads them with a walk-off grand slam home run. That marks his 4th career walk-off home run. Twins win 11-7 in 10 innings.  Copyright WLBT 2018. All Rights Reserved.More >>
  • M-Braves fall to Blue Wahoos 12-9 in 11-inning contest

    M-Braves fall to Blue Wahoos 12-9 in 11-inning contest

    Monday, July 16 2018 12:12 AM EDT2018-07-16 04:12:28 GMT
    Press release from Mississippi Braves.  The Mississippi Braves (12-12, 41-53) fell to the Pensacola Blue Wahoos (16-8, 46-46) 12-9 in Sunday evening's 11 inning affair at Trustmark Park. Sunday's game was a battle as both teams traded punches throughout the entire contest. Despite the loss, M-Braves second baseman, Alejandro Salazar posted a career offensive night after going 5-for-5 with a 2B, 3 R, 2 RBI and a BB. For the 21-year old Salazar, his 5-for-5 performance on Sunday n...More >>
    Press release from Mississippi Braves.  The Mississippi Braves (12-12, 41-53) fell to the Pensacola Blue Wahoos (16-8, 46-46) 12-9 in Sunday evening's 11 inning affair at Trustmark Park. Sunday's game was a battle as both teams traded punches throughout the entire contest. Despite the loss, M-Braves second baseman, Alejandro Salazar posted a career offensive night after going 5-for-5 with a 2B, 3 R, 2 RBI and a BB. For the 21-year old Salazar, his 5-for-5 performance on Sunday n...More >>
  • Alex Jackson promoted to Triple-A Gwinnett

    Alex Jackson promoted to Triple-A Gwinnett

    Sunday, July 15 2018 11:44 PM EDT2018-07-16 03:44:01 GMT
    Press release from Mississippi Braves.  The Atlanta Braves have made the following roster move affecting the M-Braves roster before tonight's 5:00 pm series opener against Pensacola at Trustmark Park. C Alex Jackson has been promoted to Triple-A Gwinnett.  Jackson, 22, batted .200 (45-for-225) with 12 doubles, one triple, five home runs and 24 RBI in 64 games this season. Jackson has been one of the top defensive catchers in the Southern League this season, posti...More >>
    Press release from Mississippi Braves.  The Atlanta Braves have made the following roster move affecting the M-Braves roster before tonight's 5:00 pm series opener against Pensacola at Trustmark Park. C Alex Jackson has been promoted to Triple-A Gwinnett.  Jackson, 22, batted .200 (45-for-225) with 12 doubles, one triple, five home runs and 24 RBI in 64 games this season. Jackson has been one of the top defensive catchers in the Southern League this season, posti...More >>
  • Mississippi represented in MLB Futures Game

    Mississippi represented in MLB Futures Game

    Sunday, July 15 2018 11:41 PM EDT2018-07-16 03:41:42 GMT
    The 2018 MLB Futures Game features plenty of Mississippi talent. Scoreless in the bottom of the 1st inning and former Mississippi State Bulldog Nate Lowe batting cleanup for the U.S.A. Team. With a man on second and two outs, Lowe rips it to center field, Brendan Rogers rounds third and scores. Lowe tries to stretch it to a double, but he's thrown out to end the frame. He still gets the RBI and finishes 1 of 2 on the day. To the fifth inning, another M...More >>
    The 2018 MLB Futures Game features plenty of Mississippi talent. Scoreless in the bottom of the 1st inning and former Mississippi State Bulldog Nate Lowe batting cleanup for the U.S.A. Team. With a man on second and two outs, Lowe rips it to center field, Brendan Rogers rounds third and scores. Lowe tries to stretch it to a double, but he's thrown out to end the frame. He still gets the RBI and finishes 1 of 2 on the day. To the fifth inning, another M...More >>
  • New JSU AD having "positive and fun" first 10 days

    New JSU AD having "positive and fun" first 10 days

    Sunday, July 15 2018 12:09 AM EDT2018-07-15 04:09:29 GMT
    Ashley Robinson has been at the helm for over 10 days and is continuing the hype especially when getting people to those games.  "Very excited, very excited! Season tickets is up now. I encourage everyone to purchase season tickets. We're doing an magnificent job. Our ticket office is doing a good job getting information out there. I know people are seeing the billboards and the city bleed the blue. My theme is building on tradition, blazing new trails. We're excited about ...More >>
    Ashley Robinson has been at the helm for over 10 days and is continuing the hype especially when getting people to those games.  "Very excited, very excited! Season tickets is up now. I encourage everyone to purchase season tickets. We're doing an magnificent job. Our ticket office is doing a good job getting information out there. I know people are seeing the billboards and the city bleed the blue. My theme is building on tradition, blazing new trails. We're excited about ...More >>
  • Dak Prescott's camp kicks off in Starkville.

    Dak Prescott's camp kicks off in Starkville.

    Sunday, July 15 2018 12:00 AM EDT2018-07-15 04:00:54 GMT
    Dak Prescott threw his football camp to a full crowd of kids and fans. The former Mississippi State quarterback got to teach kids the fundamentals of football and an opportunity for them to meet the Dallas Cowboy himself.  "It means a lot, I mean it's humbling, just to say the least. Just to be here, knowing everything i went through here, this is where i grew up and took that next step in my life and became a man. So just to be able to come back to these kids and see myse...More >>
    Dak Prescott threw his football camp to a full crowd of kids and fans. The former Mississippi State quarterback got to teach kids the fundamentals of football and an opportunity for them to meet the Dallas Cowboy himself.  "It means a lot, I mean it's humbling, just to say the least. Just to be here, knowing everything i went through here, this is where i grew up and took that next step in my life and became a man. So just to be able to come back to these kids and see myse...More >>
  • Malcolm Butler Football Camp brought fun and competition to Vicksburg

    Malcolm Butler Football Camp brought fun and competition to Vicksburg

    Saturday, July 14 2018 11:53 PM EDT2018-07-15 03:53:58 GMT
    Vicksburg's best is back in town. Super Bowl 49 hero, Malcolm Butler kicked off his youth football camp today at his old stomping grounds.  Coming back to the Sip, for Butler, can be relaxing and surreal. Putting on camps isn't another excuse for this player to look good on Instagram, but instead bring something positive and to local kids.  "As a kid, I always wanted to go to camps that was too far, or the weren't in Vicksburg, Mississippi. So, you know I worked hard ...More >>
    Vicksburg's best is back in town. Super Bowl 49 hero, Malcolm Butler kicked off his youth football camp today at his old stomping grounds.  Coming back to the Sip, for Butler, can be relaxing and surreal. Putting on camps isn't another excuse for this player to look good on Instagram, but instead bring something positive and to local kids.  "As a kid, I always wanted to go to camps that was too far, or the weren't in Vicksburg, Mississippi. So, you know I worked hard ...More >>
  • SWAC Media Day takes center stage in Birmingham

    SWAC Media Day takes center stage in Birmingham

    Friday, July 13 2018 6:05 PM EDT2018-07-13 22:05:34 GMT

    Alcorn State RB P.J. Simmons was named the SWAC Preseason Offensive Player of the Year. Vicksburg native & Grambling LB De'Arius Christmas was named the SWAC Preseason Defensive Player of the Year.

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    Alcorn State RB P.J. Simmons was named the SWAC Preseason Offensive Player of the Year. Vicksburg native & Grambling LB De'Arius Christmas was named the SWAC Preseason Defensive Player of the Year.

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  • Mississippi State Athletics reduces concession prices at all venues

    Mississippi State Athletics reduces concession prices at all venues

    Friday, July 13 2018 12:18 PM EDT2018-07-13 16:18:02 GMT

    Stadium cup sodas, which were previously in the $5-7 range, will now cost $3 for a 22-ounce and $4 for a 44-ounce. Bottled water in the 20-ounce size has been slashed in half from $4 to $2. Hot dogs, nacho trays and soft pretzels have been reduced by $3, going from $5 to $2.

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    Stadium cup sodas, which were previously in the $5-7 range, will now cost $3 for a 22-ounce and $4 for a 44-ounce. Bottled water in the 20-ounce size has been slashed in half from $4 to $2. Hot dogs, nacho trays and soft pretzels have been reduced by $3, going from $5 to $2.

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  • Provine DE De'Monte Russell commits to 2019 Under Armour All-American Game

    Provine DE De'Monte Russell commits to 2019 Under Armour All-American Game

    Thursday, July 12 2018 11:12 PM EDT2018-07-13 03:12:11 GMT
    Source: All-American GameSource: All-American Game

    Ram City will be on the national stage.

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    Ram City will be on the national stage.

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  • Mississippi State's Banana Boys donate $3,000 to Batson Children's Hospital

    Mississippi State's Banana Boys donate $3,000 to Batson Children's Hospital

    Thursday, July 12 2018 10:15 PM EDT2018-07-13 02:15:51 GMT

    Storm Davis and Chip Goza gave back Thursday afternoon.

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    Storm Davis and Chip Goza gave back Thursday afternoon.

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  • Hinds Eagle Khance Meyers advances to 200m final in IAAF U20 World Championship

    Hinds Eagle Khance Meyers advances to 200m final in IAAF U20 World Championship

    Thursday, July 12 2018 10:01 PM EDT2018-07-13 02:01:31 GMT
    Source: IAAFSource: IAAF
    Source: IAAFSource: IAAF

    Hinds Community College is known for world class track and field. Meyers is the latest Eagle to shine on a global stage.

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    Hinds Community College is known for world class track and field. Meyers is the latest Eagle to shine on a global stage.

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  • 2018 SWAC Football Championship, 2019 basketball tournaments will be held in Birmingham

    2018 SWAC Football Championship, 2019 basketball tournaments will be held in Birmingham

    Thursday, July 12 2018 11:52 AM EDT2018-07-12 15:52:34 GMT
    Source: WLBT archivesSource: WLBT archives

    With the agreement, the 2018 Toyota SWAC Football Championship returns home to Legion Field, and the Bill Harris Arena – located adjacent to the Birmingham Crossplex -- will host the 2019 SWAC Men’s and Women’s Basketball Tournament.

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    With the agreement, the 2018 Toyota SWAC Football Championship returns home to Legion Field, and the Bill Harris Arena – located adjacent to the Birmingham Crossplex -- will host the 2019 SWAC Men’s and Women’s Basketball Tournament.

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  • Presley Baggett continues stellar summer on the links

    Presley Baggett continues stellar summer on the links

    Wednesday, July 11 2018 11:14 PM EDT2018-07-12 03:14:39 GMT

    The Germantown alum & LSU signee spent the 4th of July winning one of the biggest events in the country: The 40th North & South Junior at Pinehurst No. 2. Baggett won at the same course that Payne Stewart and other golf greats conquered.

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    The Germantown alum & LSU signee spent the 4th of July winning one of the biggest events in the country: The 40th North & South Junior at Pinehurst No. 2. Baggett won at the same course that Payne Stewart and other golf greats conquered.

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  • Lindy's picks Alcorn State to win 5th straight SWAC East title

    Lindy's picks Alcorn State to win 5th straight SWAC East title

    Wednesday, July 11 2018 11:03 PM EDT2018-07-12 03:03:28 GMT

    Noah Johnson headlines the returning Brave starters, along with PJ Simmons and Corey McCullough to name a few.

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    Noah Johnson headlines the returning Brave starters, along with PJ Simmons and Corey McCullough to name a few.

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  • Ole Miss and Mississippi State announce players heading to SEC Media Days

    Ole Miss and Mississippi State announce players heading to SEC Media Days

    Wednesday, July 11 2018 5:15 PM EDT2018-07-11 21:15:21 GMT
    Source: SECSource: SEC
    Source: SECSource: SEC

    The event will be at the College Football Hall of Fame for the first time. Ole Miss takes the stage Tuesday from 8:00am until 12:15pm central time. Mississippi State will speak Wednesday from 8:00am until 12:15pm central time.

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    The event will be at the College Football Hall of Fame for the first time. Ole Miss takes the stage Tuesday from 8:00am until 12:15pm central time. Mississippi State will speak Wednesday from 8:00am until 12:15pm central time.

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  • Southern Miss sending Dorbeck & Harris to C-USA Media Kickoff

    Southern Miss sending Dorbeck & Harris to C-USA Media Kickoff

    Wednesday, July 11 2018 5:08 PM EDT2018-07-11 21:08:44 GMT
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    WLBT archivesWLBT archives

    Conference USA’s 2018 Football Media Kickoff is set for Wednesday-Thursday, July 18-19, in Frisco, Texas.

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    Conference USA’s 2018 Football Media Kickoff is set for Wednesday-Thursday, July 18-19, in Frisco, Texas.

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  • Jackson Prep's Ricky Black reflects on winning NHSACA National HS Football Coach of the Year

    Jackson Prep's Ricky Black reflects on winning NHSACA National HS Football Coach of the Year

    Tuesday, July 10 2018 4:00 PM EDT2018-07-10 20:00:14 GMT

    Black has led the Patriots to six consecutive MAIS state championships. He has 371 wins in a career that's spanned 37 seasons.

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    Black has led the Patriots to six consecutive MAIS state championships. He has 371 wins in a career that's spanned 37 seasons.

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  • Alvin Kamara on the 2018 season: 'We ready'

    Alvin Kamara on the 2018 season: 'We ready'

    Alvin Kamara was the 2017 offensive NFL Rookie of the Year. Source: Mark LagrangeAlvin Kamara was the 2017 offensive NFL Rookie of the Year. Source: Mark Lagrange

    Football camps are usually laid-back, relaxing experiences for the kids, but not when Alvin Kamara is running the show. 

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    Football camps are usually laid-back, relaxing experiences for the kids, but not when Alvin Kamara is running the show. 

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  • WLOX Exclusive: Zach Strief hopeful to take the reins as Saints' play-by-play announcer

    WLOX Exclusive: Zach Strief hopeful to take the reins as Saints' play-by-play announcer

    Monday, July 9 2018 6:59 PM EDT2018-07-09 22:59:34 GMT
    Zach Strief is a finalist for the Saints' vacant radio play-by-play announcer position (WLOX Sports)Zach Strief is a finalist for the Saints' vacant radio play-by-play announcer position (WLOX Sports)

    On a recent visit to the Coast, recently-retired Saints offensive lineman Zach Strief discussed being a finalist for the vacant team radio play-by-play position. 

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    On a recent visit to the Coast, recently-retired Saints offensive lineman Zach Strief discussed being a finalist for the vacant team radio play-by-play position. 

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  • MSU women's basketball coach Vic Schaefer signs four-year contract extension

    MSU women's basketball coach Vic Schaefer signs four-year contract extension

    Monday, July 9 2018 6:00 PM EDT2018-07-09 22:00:00 GMT
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    Schaefer has taken the Bulldogs to unprecedented heights in school history, highlighted by the program's first SEC regular-season crown en route to a school-record and nation’s-most 37 wins.

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    Schaefer has taken the Bulldogs to unprecedented heights in school history, highlighted by the program's first SEC regular-season crown en route to a school-record and nation’s-most 37 wins.

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  • DSU alum Trent Giambrone & M-Braves P Bryse Wilson honored by Southern League

    DSU alum Trent Giambrone & M-Braves P Bryse Wilson honored by Southern League

    Monday, July 9 2018 5:59 PM EDT2018-07-09 21:59:10 GMT

    The Southern League of Professional Baseball Clubs are proud to announce that Tennessee Smokies infielder Trent Giambrone has been named Player of the Week and Mississippi Braves starter Bryse Wilson has been named Pitcher of the Week. Both awards recognize these players’ performances for games during the week of July 2-8.

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    The Southern League of Professional Baseball Clubs are proud to announce that Tennessee Smokies infielder Trent Giambrone has been named Player of the Week and Mississippi Braves starter Bryse Wilson has been named Pitcher of the Week. Both awards recognize these players’ performances for games during the week of July 2-8.

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  • Mitch Moreland & former M-Braves highlight MLB All-Star roster

    Mitch Moreland & former M-Braves highlight MLB All-Star roster

    Monday, July 9 2018 3:51 PM EDT2018-07-09 19:51:27 GMT
    Source: Sports LogosSource: Sports Logos

    The Magnolia State will have several connections to the Midsummer Classic.

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    The Magnolia State will have several connections to the Midsummer Classic.

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  • New Orleans Saints release training camp schedule for fans

    New Orleans Saints release training camp schedule for fans

    10 training camp practices will be open to Saints fans in July and August. (Source: Mark Lagrange)10 training camp practices will be open to Saints fans in July and August. (Source: Mark Lagrange)

    The New Orleans Saints will open up 10 practices to the public during the 2018 training camp at the team’s facility in Metairie. 

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    The New Orleans Saints will open up 10 practices to the public during the 2018 training camp at the team’s facility in Metairie. 

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  • MSU's Austin Rose takes 2018 Magnolia Amateur

    MSU's Austin Rose takes 2018 Magnolia Amateur

    Monday, July 9 2018 12:51 AM EDT2018-07-09 04:51:35 GMT
    Austin Rose. Courtesy: WDAMAustin Rose. Courtesy: WDAM
    Austin Rose. Courtesy: WDAMAustin Rose. Courtesy: WDAM

    As the wind and rain began to pick up, so did the pressure on the shoulders of Austin Rose and Cecil Wegener. The two golfers were tied for the lead at six-under par for much of the back nine in the seventh annual Magnolia Amateur’s final round. Austin Rose’s birdie putt on the last hole of the tournament proved to be the difference-maker.

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    As the wind and rain began to pick up, so did the pressure on the shoulders of Austin Rose and Cecil Wegener. The two golfers were tied for the lead at six-under par for much of the back nine in the seventh annual Magnolia Amateur’s final round. Austin Rose’s birdie putt on the last hole of the tournament proved to be the difference-maker.

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  • USM's Kirk McCarty, Nick Sandlin team up in minor leagues

    USM's Kirk McCarty, Nick Sandlin team up in minor leagues

    Monday, July 9 2018 12:13 AM EDT2018-07-09 04:13:44 GMT
    Former Southern Miss pitcher Kirk McCarty. Courtesy: Minor League BaseballFormer Southern Miss pitcher Kirk McCarty. Courtesy: Minor League Baseball
    Former Southern Miss pitcher Kirk McCarty. Courtesy: Minor League BaseballFormer Southern Miss pitcher Kirk McCarty. Courtesy: Minor League Baseball

    For a moment, the Lake County Captains resembled the Southern Miss Golden Eagles on Saturday. USM pitchers Kirk McCarty and Nick Sandlin helped the Captains – Single A affiliate of the Cleveland Indians – to a 3-0 win on Saturday. McCarty struck out a career-high 11 batters and gave up just two hits in 6 1/3 innings pitched. Sandlin earned his first professional save while striking out two in the ninth inning.

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    For a moment, the Lake County Captains resembled the Southern Miss Golden Eagles on Saturday. USM pitchers Kirk McCarty and Nick Sandlin helped the Captains – Single A affiliate of the Cleveland Indians – to a 3-0 win on Saturday. McCarty struck out a career-high 11 batters and gave up just two hits in 6 1/3 innings pitched. Sandlin earned his first professional save while striking out two in the ninth inning.

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  • Neslony's homer, Wilson's start helps M-Braves blank Birmingham

    Neslony's homer, Wilson's start helps M-Braves blank Birmingham

    Sunday, July 8 2018 10:57 PM EDT2018-07-09 02:57:11 GMT

    Tyler Neslony hit his first home run of the 2018 season in the first inning on Sunday at Regions Field, and that is all the Bryse Wilson (W, 2-5) and the Mississippi Braves needed in a 1-0 win over the Birmingham Barons. The series opening-win is the fourth victory in five games for the Braves.

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    Tyler Neslony hit his first home run of the 2018 season in the first inning on Sunday at Regions Field, and that is all the Bryse Wilson (W, 2-5) and the Mississippi Braves needed in a 1-0 win over the Birmingham Barons. The series opening-win is the fourth victory in five games for the Braves.

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  • Alcorn State alum Breanna O'Leary makes NASCAR history

    Alcorn State alum Breanna O'Leary makes NASCAR history

    Sunday, July 8 2018 7:06 PM EDT2018-07-08 23:06:35 GMT
    Source: Rick Ware RacingSource: Rick Ware Racing
    Source: Rick Ware RacingSource: Rick Ware Racing

    O'Leary and Brehanna Daniels are the first women to perform over-the-wall pit crew duties for the same NASCAR team. Breanna changed tires for the #51 car at Daytona.

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    O'Leary and Brehanna Daniels are the first women to perform over-the-wall pit crew duties for the same NASCAR team. Breanna changed tires for the #51 car at Daytona.

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  • M-Braves Edge Out In-State Rival 3-2 in Series Finale

    M-Braves Edge Out In-State Rival 3-2 in Series Finale

    Saturday, July 7 2018 11:08 PM EDT2018-07-08 03:08:24 GMT
    Press release from Mississippi Braves.  The Mississippi Braves (36-50) edged out their in-state rival, the Biloxi Shuckers (48-37) 3-2 in the series finale at Trustmark Park on Saturday night. After falling to the Shuckers on Friday night, the M-Braves bounced back on Saturday to capture the series victory. M-Braves center fielder, Connor Lien proved to be the hero of the game after delivering a go-ahead two-run double in the bottom of the eighth inning. On the night, Lien went ...More >>
    Press release from Mississippi Braves.  The Mississippi Braves (36-50) edged out their in-state rival, the Biloxi Shuckers (48-37) 3-2 in the series finale at Trustmark Park on Saturday night. After falling to the Shuckers on Friday night, the M-Braves bounced back on Saturday to capture the series victory. M-Braves center fielder, Connor Lien proved to be the hero of the game after delivering a go-ahead two-run double in the bottom of the eighth inning. On the night, Lien went ...More >>
  • Christian Ringo holds football camp in Jackson

    Christian Ringo holds football camp in Jackson

    Saturday, July 7 2018 9:20 PM EDT2018-07-08 01:20:00 GMT
    Jackson native Christian Ringo is entering his 4th season in the NFL and was happy to host a football camp at Smith-Wills Stadium to give young athletes the chance to learn from the best.  "It's a special day," Ringo said. "We have the kids out here and they're excited with a lot of energy."  Saturday was all about the kids, but Ringo said this off-season he's just motivated to make the Detroit Lions final roster.   "Right now I just wan...More >>
    Jackson native Christian Ringo is entering his 4th season in the NFL and was happy to host a football camp at Smith-Wills Stadium to give young athletes the chance to learn from the best.  "It's a special day," Ringo said. "We have the kids out here and they're excited with a lot of energy."  Saturday was all about the kids, but Ringo said this off-season he's just motivated to make the Detroit Lions final roster.   "Right now I just wan...More >>
  • USM QB Howard says he’s leaving Golden Eagles

    USM QB Howard says he’s leaving Golden Eagles

    Saturday, July 7 2018 12:22 PM EDT2018-07-07 16:22:13 GMT
    Keon Howard, is leaving USM; (Photo source: WDAM)Keon Howard, is leaving USM; (Photo source: WDAM)

    University of Southern Mississippi quarterback Keon Howard, who started eight games behind center the past two seasons, announced via Twitter Thursday that he was leaving the Golden Eagles.

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    University of Southern Mississippi quarterback Keon Howard, who started eight games behind center the past two seasons, announced via Twitter Thursday that he was leaving the Golden Eagles.

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  • Mississippi College partners with BSN Sports & Nike

    Mississippi College partners with BSN Sports & Nike

    Friday, July 6 2018 11:06 PM EDT2018-07-07 03:06:02 GMT
    Press release from Mississippi College.  The Mississippi College Athletic Department today announced that it has entered into a 5-year partnership with NIKE through BSN SPORTS. The agreement, which will commence on July, 2018 is part of BSN SPORTS Collegiate Select program, which aims to make BSN SPORTS a one-stop provider for all collegiate athletic, intramural, club and staff apparel and equipment to all D1, DII, D3, NJCAA and NAIA schools. The a...More >>
    Press release from Mississippi College.  The Mississippi College Athletic Department today announced that it has entered into a 5-year partnership with NIKE through BSN SPORTS. The agreement, which will commence on July, 2018 is part of BSN SPORTS Collegiate Select program, which aims to make BSN SPORTS a one-stop provider for all collegiate athletic, intramural, club and staff apparel and equipment to all D1, DII, D3, NJCAA and NAIA schools. The a...More >>
  • MLB All-Star Futures Game rosters packed with prospects

    MLB All-Star Futures Game rosters packed with prospects

    Friday, July 6 2018 6:28 PM EDT2018-07-06 22:28:56 GMT
    Rosters for the MLB All-Star Futures Game were revealed Friday.  Former Mississippi State Ace Dakota Hudson and his former MSU teammate, Nathaniel Lowe, will reunite at Nationals Park. Hudson is currently in Triple-A with the Memphis Redbirds while Lowe is in Double-A with the Montgomery Biscuits.  Current Mississippi Brave Kyle Wright makes the roster along with current Biloxi Shucker Keston Hiura. "I think it's pretty cool to have my name included with a...More >>
    Rosters for the MLB All-Star Futures Game were revealed Friday.  Former Mississippi State Ace Dakota Hudson and his former MSU teammate, Nathaniel Lowe, will reunite at Nationals Park. Hudson is currently in Triple-A with the Memphis Redbirds while Lowe is in Double-A with the Montgomery Biscuits.  Current Mississippi Brave Kyle Wright makes the roster along with current Biloxi Shucker Keston Hiura. "I think it's pretty cool to have my name included with a...More >>
  • Biscuits slugger selected to All-Star Futures Game

    Biscuits slugger selected to All-Star Futures Game

    Friday, July 6 2018 4:56 PM EDT2018-07-06 20:56:31 GMT
    (Source: WSFA 12 News)(Source: WSFA 12 News)
    (Source: WSFA 12 News)(Source: WSFA 12 News)

    Major League Baseball announced its SiriusXM All-Star Futures Game rosters for the World and USA and Biscuits fans will recognize one of their own on the USA roster.

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    Major League Baseball announced its SiriusXM All-Star Futures Game rosters for the World and USA and Biscuits fans will recognize one of their own on the USA roster.

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  • Tyler Keenan Receives Freshman All-American Honors

    Tyler Keenan Receives Freshman All-American Honors

    Thursday, July 5 2018 10:26 PM EDT2018-07-06 02:26:19 GMT
    Ole Miss third baseman Tyler Keenan acknowledged for his stellar freshman season by D1Baseball.com, who named him a Second Team Freshman All-American. In 173 at-bats, Keenan finished the season with a batting average of .301. On 52 hits he had 9 home runs and 38 RBI. Copyright 2018 MSNewsNow. All rights reservedMore >>
    Ole Miss third baseman Tyler Keenan acknowledged for his stellar freshman season by D1Baseball.com, who named him a Second Team Freshman All-American. In 173 at-bats, Keenan finished the season with a batting average of .301. On 52 hits he had 9 home runs and 38 RBI. Copyright 2018 MSNewsNow. All rights reservedMore >>
  • Jackson native Rod Taylor preps for Bengals training camp

    Jackson native Rod Taylor preps for Bengals training camp

    Thursday, July 5 2018 9:56 PM EDT2018-07-06 01:56:02 GMT
    Rod Taylor is a Jackson native, Callaway alum and former Ole Miss offensive tackle. Taylor was drafted in the 7th round of the 2018 NFL Draft by the Cincinnati Bengals and now he's busy working hard to make that final roster.  "I'm working on my hands right now," Taylor said. "Staying low, keeping my demeanor and getting stronger." Even though Taylor is now training for the pros, not much has changed in his approach.  "The difference is...More >>
    Rod Taylor is a Jackson native, Callaway alum and former Ole Miss offensive tackle. Taylor was drafted in the 7th round of the 2018 NFL Draft by the Cincinnati Bengals and now he's busy working hard to make that final roster.  "I'm working on my hands right now," Taylor said. "Staying low, keeping my demeanor and getting stronger." Even though Taylor is now training for the pros, not much has changed in his approach.  "The difference is...More >>
  • Rowdey Jordan Receives Freshman All-American Honors

    Rowdey Jordan Receives Freshman All-American Honors

    Thursday, July 5 2018 9:49 PM EDT2018-07-06 01:49:34 GMT
    Press release from Mississippi State.  Mississippi State baseball relied heavily on freshmen bats on its road to Omaha, and freshman outfielder Rowdey Jordan was a big reason why it worked. On Thursday, Jordan was recognized for his outstanding first season by D1Baseball.com, who named him a Second Team Freshman All-American. The Auburn, Ala., native is the fourth Bulldog to be named a freshman All-American in the last three seasons. Tanner Allen was named to Collegiate Baseba...More >>
    Press release from Mississippi State.  Mississippi State baseball relied heavily on freshmen bats on its road to Omaha, and freshman outfielder Rowdey Jordan was a big reason why it worked. On Thursday, Jordan was recognized for his outstanding first season by D1Baseball.com, who named him a Second Team Freshman All-American. The Auburn, Ala., native is the fourth Bulldog to be named a freshman All-American in the last three seasons. Tanner Allen was named to Collegiate Baseba...More >>
  • 1st round pick J.T. Ginn turns down Dodgers, heading to Mississippi State

    1st round pick J.T. Ginn turns down Dodgers, heading to Mississippi State

    Thursday, July 5 2018 9:44 PM EDT2018-07-06 01:44:05 GMT

    Ginn was selected by the Dodgers in the 1st Round of June’s MLB Draft (30th overall pick). His summer of accolades included being named the Gatorade Mississippi Baseball Player of the Year.

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    Ginn was selected by the Dodgers in the 1st Round of June’s MLB Draft (30th overall pick). His summer of accolades included being named the Gatorade Mississippi Baseball Player of the Year.

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  • Stanton, Sabathia lead Yankees to 6-2 win over Braves

    Stanton, Sabathia lead Yankees to 6-2 win over Braves

    Wednesday, July 4 2018 5:09 PM EDT2018-07-04 21:09:27 GMT
    Thursday, July 5 2018 11:34 AM EDT2018-07-05 15:34:53 GMT
    (AP Photo/Julie Jacobson). New York Yankees' Aaron Judge reacts as he heads down the third base line after hitting a solo home run against the Atlanta Braves during the seventh inning of a baseball game, Wednesday, July 4, 2018, in New York.(AP Photo/Julie Jacobson). New York Yankees' Aaron Judge reacts as he heads down the third base line after hitting a solo home run against the Atlanta Braves during the seventh inning of a baseball game, Wednesday, July 4, 2018, in New York.
    Giancarlo Stanton hit a three-run homer, CC Sabathia pitched six effective innings, and the New York Yankees beat the Atlanta Braves 6-2. Aaron Judge added his 24th homer of the season in the seventh inning.More >>
    Giancarlo Stanton hit a three-run homer, CC Sabathia pitched six effective innings, and the New York Yankees beat the Atlanta Braves 6-2. Aaron Judge added his 24th homer of the season in the seventh inning.More >>
  • Family remembers Steve "Air" McNair 9 years after death

    Family remembers Steve "Air" McNair 9 years after death

    Wednesday, July 4 2018 8:20 PM EDT2018-07-05 00:20:37 GMT
    Nine years after his death, the McNair family remembers Steve "Air" McNair, a professional football player, father, son and a friend. (Photo source: Wikipedia commons)Nine years after his death, the McNair family remembers Steve "Air" McNair, a professional football player, father, son and a friend. (Photo source: Wikipedia commons)

    Nine years ago on July 4, 2009, The McNair family remembers Steve "Air" McNair, a professional football player, a father, a son and a friend. Some people enjoy their holiday by being on the grill and enjoying community fireworks but this year for the McNair family it's different. "And this day I have no smoking meat or barbecuing anything on the Fourth of July because I don't want to go through that anymore It was painful for me," said Tim McNair. Its been 9 year...

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    Nine years ago on July 4, 2009, The McNair family remembers Steve "Air" McNair, a professional football player, a father, a son and a friend. Some people enjoy their holiday by being on the grill and enjoying community fireworks but this year for the McNair family it's different. "And this day I have no smoking meat or barbecuing anything on the Fourth of July because I don't want to go through that anymore It was painful for me," said Tim McNair. Its been 9 year...

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  • Touki Toussaint promoted to Triple-A Gwinnett

    Touki Toussaint promoted to Triple-A Gwinnett

    Wednesday, July 4 2018 6:19 PM EDT2018-07-04 22:19:26 GMT

    Press release from Mississippi Braves.  The Atlanta Braves have made the following roster moves affecting the M-Braves roster prior to today's series opener against Biloxi at Trustmark Park. RHP Touki Toussaint has been transferred to Triple-A Gwinnett from Mississippi, INF Alejandro Salazar has been transferred to Mississippi from High-A Florida, and LHP Ricardo Sanchez (#15) has been activated from the DL.  Found out today while at Trust...

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    Press release from Mississippi Braves.  The Atlanta Braves have made the following roster moves affecting the M-Braves roster prior to today's series opener against Biloxi at Trustmark Park. RHP Touki Toussaint has been transferred to Triple-A Gwinnett from Mississippi, INF Alejandro Salazar has been transferred to Mississippi from High-A Florida, and LHP Ricardo Sanchez (#15) has been activated from the DL.  Found out today while at Trust...

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  • Annual Farm Bureau Watermelon Classic kicks off

    Annual Farm Bureau Watermelon Classic kicks off

    Wednesday, July 4 2018 9:13 AM EDT2018-07-04 13:13:23 GMT
    Watermelon classic run starts today; Source: WLBTWatermelon classic run starts today; Source: WLBT

    The Annual Farm Bureau Watermelon Classic takes place at the Mississippi Sports Hall of Fame & Museum 

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    The Annual Farm Bureau Watermelon Classic takes place at the Mississippi Sports Hall of Fame & Museum 

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  • Ranking the Saints: #14 LB Demario Davis

    Ranking the Saints: #14 LB Demario Davis

    Ranking the Saints: #14 Demario Davis (photo: New Orleans Saints)Ranking the Saints: #14 Demario Davis (photo: New Orleans Saints)
    Ranking the Saints: #14 Demario Davis (photo: New Orleans Saints)Ranking the Saints: #14 Demario Davis (photo: New Orleans Saints)
    The Saints thought enough of linebacker Demario Davis to sign him to a three-year, $24 million dollar contract this offseason. He was their big money free agent acquisition and with good reason. He's coming off his best season as pro with 135 tackles and five sacks with Jets in 2017.  The Saints will now depend on Davis to produce like his contract suggests he should. He spent most of the offseason as the first team middle linebacker. If that's where he ends up, he'll become the...More >>
    The Saints thought enough of linebacker Demario Davis to sign him to a three-year, $24 million dollar contract this offseason. He was their big money free agent acquisition and with good reason. He's coming off his best season as pro with 135 tackles and five sacks with Jets in 2017.  The Saints will now depend on Davis to produce like his contract suggests he should. He spent most of the offseason as the first team middle linebacker. If that's where he ends up, he'll become the...More >>
  • Christian Ringo prepares for 4th season in NFL, hosting football camp in Jackson

    Christian Ringo prepares for 4th season in NFL, hosting football camp in Jackson

    Tuesday, July 3 2018 8:08 PM EDT2018-07-04 00:08:52 GMT

    The Detroit Lions DT is spending another offseason training at D1 Jackson. The Forest Hill alum will host a free football camp Saturday at Smith-Wills Stadium.

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    The Detroit Lions DT is spending another offseason training at D1 Jackson. The Forest Hill alum will host a free football camp Saturday at Smith-Wills Stadium.

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  • Co-Lin guard Jonathan Floyd signs with Alcorn State basketball

    Co-Lin guard Jonathan Floyd signs with Alcorn State basketball

    Tuesday, July 3 2018 8:00 PM EDT2018-07-04 00:00:49 GMT
    Source: WLOXSource: WLOX
    Source: WLOXSource: WLOX

    Floyd averaged 16.9 points and 3.8 assists per game in 2017-18 while shooting 51.1 percent from the field, 44.4 percent from long-range and 79.8 percent from the free throw line.

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    Floyd averaged 16.9 points and 3.8 assists per game in 2017-18 while shooting 51.1 percent from the field, 44.4 percent from long-range and 79.8 percent from the free throw line.

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  • Millsaps adding swimming & diving program

    Millsaps adding swimming & diving program

    Tuesday, July 3 2018 3:18 PM EDT2018-07-03 19:18:04 GMT

    Majors swimming and diving, which will have both a men's and women's team, brings the total list of sponsored sports to 18. The program will begin competition during the 2019-20 academic year.

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    Majors swimming and diving, which will have both a men's and women's team, brings the total list of sponsored sports to 18. The program will begin competition during the 2019-20 academic year.

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  • Victoria Vivians drops 27 pts Sunday in Fever loss

    Victoria Vivians drops 27 pts Sunday in Fever loss

    Monday, July 2 2018 11:24 PM EDT2018-07-03 03:24:34 GMT
    Source: Getty ImagesSource: Getty Images

    The Queen was 8 of 12 from the field, draining 5 three-pointers. She chipped in 7 rebounds, 3 assists, and a block but the Indiana Fever fell to 1-16.

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    The Queen was 8 of 12 from the field, draining 5 three-pointers. She chipped in 7 rebounds, 3 assists, and a block but the Indiana Fever fell to 1-16.

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  • DeMarcus Cousins to join Warriors for $5.3 million

    DeMarcus Cousins to join Warriors for $5.3 million

    Demarcus Cousins reportedly agreed to a deal Monday with the Golden State Warriors.  (Source: New Orleans Pelicans)Demarcus Cousins reportedly agreed to a deal Monday with the Golden State Warriors. (Source: New Orleans Pelicans)
    Demarcus Cousins will be a free agent on July 1st.  (Source: New Orleans Pelicans)Demarcus Cousins will be a free agent on July 1st. (Source: New Orleans Pelicans)

    A year and a half after leaving Sacramento for New Orleans in a trade, DeMarcus Cousins is going back to California, where he will sign with the Golden State Warriors on a one year deal worth $5.3 million. 

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    A year and a half after leaving Sacramento for New Orleans in a trade, DeMarcus Cousins is going back to California, where he will sign with the Golden State Warriors on a one year deal worth $5.3 million. 

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  • Pelicans reportedly lose Rajon Rondo to Lakers in free agency

    Pelicans reportedly lose Rajon Rondo to Lakers in free agency

    Guard Rajon Rondo has reportedly agreed to a deal with the Los Angeles Lakers. (Source: N.O. Pelicans)Guard Rajon Rondo has reportedly agreed to a deal with the Los Angeles Lakers. (Source: N.O. Pelicans)

    Rajon Rondo's rise to New Orleans prominence during the Pelicans' 2018 playoff run has already faded as the 13th-year guard is reportedly signing with the Los Angeles Lakers. 

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    Rajon Rondo's rise to New Orleans prominence during the Pelicans' 2018 playoff run has already faded as the 13th-year guard is reportedly signing with the Los Angeles Lakers. 

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  • Jackson State football earns top SWAC APR award

    Jackson State football earns top SWAC APR award

    Monday, July 2 2018 7:42 PM EDT2018-07-02 23:42:28 GMT
    WLBTWLBT
    WLBTWLBT

    For the fourth year in a row the Jackson State University Division of Athletics was honored by the Football Championship Subdivision Athletics Directors Association (FCS ADA) at the 2018 NACDA Convention at the Gaylord National Resort and Convention Center in Washington, D.C.

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    For the fourth year in a row the Jackson State University Division of Athletics was honored by the Football Championship Subdivision Athletics Directors Association (FCS ADA) at the 2018 NACDA Convention at the Gaylord National Resort and Convention Center in Washington, D.C.

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  • Kevin Montgomery named Jackson State softball coach

    Kevin Montgomery named Jackson State softball coach

    Monday, July 2 2018 7:32 PM EDT2018-07-02 23:32:32 GMT

    Montgomery has had head coaching jobs at UAPB and Alcorn State.

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    Montgomery has had head coaching jobs at UAPB and Alcorn State.

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  • 2018 M-Brave Michael Reed promoted to Atlanta

    2018 M-Brave Michael Reed promoted to Atlanta

    Monday, July 2 2018 6:02 PM EDT2018-07-02 22:02:54 GMT

    He hit .314 in 44 games this season with the M-Braves, followed by .369 in 30 games with the Gwinnett Stripers.

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    He hit .314 in 44 games this season with the M-Braves, followed by .369 in 30 games with the Gwinnett Stripers.

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  • Report: Former John Ehret, U-L guard Elfrid Payton agrees to deal with Pelicans

    Report: Former John Ehret, U-L guard Elfrid Payton agrees to deal with Pelicans

    Elfrid Payton (2) agreed to a deal with the New Orleans Pelicans Sunday. (Source: David Grunfeld, NOLA.com | The Times-Picayune)Elfrid Payton (2) agreed to a deal with the New Orleans Pelicans Sunday. (Source: David Grunfeld, NOLA.com | The Times-Picayune)

    Less than 24 hours into the new NBA season and the free agent signing period and the Pelicans are making some noise, agreeing to terms with a hometown product.  Former John Ehret and U-L Lafayette guard Elfrid Payton agreed to a one-year deal with the Pelicans Sunday night, according to Will Guillory with NOLA.com | The Times-Picayune. 

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    Less than 24 hours into the new NBA season and the free agent signing period and the Pelicans are making some noise, agreeing to terms with a hometown product.  Former John Ehret and U-L Lafayette guard Elfrid Payton agreed to a one-year deal with the Pelicans Sunday night, according to Will Guillory with NOLA.com | The Times-Picayune. 

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  • Former Ole Miss football coach Billy Kinard passes away

    Former Ole Miss football coach Billy Kinard passes away

    Monday, July 2 2018 3:39 PM EDT2018-07-02 19:39:34 GMT
    Source: Ole Miss SportsSource: Ole Miss Sports
    Source: Ole Miss SportsSource: Ole Miss Sports

    The Jackson native led the Rebels to a 10-2 mark in 1971, including a win over Georgia Tech in the Peach Bowl.

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    The Jackson native led the Rebels to a 10-2 mark in 1971, including a win over Georgia Tech in the Peach Bowl.

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  • Ole Miss' Thomas Dillard hits 33 bombs in College HR Derby

    Ole Miss' Thomas Dillard hits 33 bombs in College HR Derby

    Monday, July 2 2018 12:35 AM EDT2018-07-02 04:35:39 GMT
    The College Home Run Derby was originally scheduled for Saturday night, but due to severe weather it was postponed to Sunday.  Ole Miss outfielder Thomas Dillard was one of six selected to participate. Dillard had 13 homers for the Rebels in 2018 and Saturday at TD Ameritrade Park he nailed 33. He didn't advance to the final round, but he was the first-ever Rebel to reach the second round. Copyright 2018 WLBT. All rights reserved.More >>
    The College Home Run Derby was originally scheduled for Saturday night, but due to severe weather it was postponed to Sunday.  Ole Miss outfielder Thomas Dillard was one of six selected to participate. Dillard had 13 homers for the Rebels in 2018 and Saturday at TD Ameritrade Park he nailed 33. He didn't advance to the final round, but he was the first-ever Rebel to reach the second round. Copyright 2018 WLBT. All rights reserved.More >>
  • MSU's Jake Mangum live in studio

    MSU's Jake Mangum live in studio

    Monday, July 2 2018 12:27 AM EDT2018-07-02 04:27:48 GMT
    Mississippi State outfielder and Jackson Prep Alum, Jake Mangum, joins Rachel Richlinski in studio to wrap up the 2018 season.  Copyright 2018 WLBT. All rights reserved.More >>
    Mississippi State outfielder and Jackson Prep Alum, Jake Mangum, joins Rachel Richlinski in studio to wrap up the 2018 season.  Copyright 2018 WLBT. All rights reserved.More >>
  • From the Pine Belt to the NFL

    From the Pine Belt to the NFL

    Sunday, July 1 2018 11:35 PM EDT2018-07-02 03:35:02 GMT

    Not long ago Cornell Armstrong, Logan Cooke and Jordan Thomas were signing with college programs. A few years later, these talents from Bassfield, Columbia and Sumrall have reached the highest level of football.

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    Not long ago Cornell Armstrong, Logan Cooke and Jordan Thomas were signing with college programs. A few years later, these talents from Bassfield, Columbia and Sumrall have reached the highest level of football.

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  • From the Bigs to the Big Easy: Braxton Lee's eventful 2018 campaign

    From the Bigs to the Big Easy: Braxton Lee's eventful 2018 campaign

    Sunday, July 1 2018 8:39 PM EDT2018-07-02 00:39:12 GMT
    Picayune native Braxton Lee warms up before a game with the Triple-A New Orleans Baby Cakes (WLOX Sports)Picayune native Braxton Lee warms up before a game with the Triple-A New Orleans Baby Cakes (WLOX Sports)
    Picayune native Braxton Lee warms up before a game with the Triple-A New Orleans Baby Cakes (WLOX Sports)Picayune native Braxton Lee warms up before a game with the Triple-A New Orleans Baby Cakes (WLOX Sports)

    After making his Major League Baseball debut, Picayune native Braxton Lee currently finds himself with the New Orleans Baby Cakes, just the latest stop on a whirlwind 2018 campaign to this point.

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    After making his Major League Baseball debut, Picayune native Braxton Lee currently finds himself with the New Orleans Baby Cakes, just the latest stop on a whirlwind 2018 campaign to this point.

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  • Jackson native Ashley Robinson begins tenure as JSU athletic director

    Jackson native Ashley Robinson begins tenure as JSU athletic director

    Sunday, July 1 2018 1:28 PM EDT2018-07-01 17:28:25 GMT
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    The Murrah & Mississippi Valley alum comes to JSU after spending the last 5 years as Prairie View AD.

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    The Murrah & Mississippi Valley alum comes to JSU after spending the last 5 years as Prairie View AD.

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  • Southern Miss begins multi-year partnership with adidas

    Southern Miss begins multi-year partnership with adidas

    Sunday, July 1 2018 1:13 PM EDT2018-07-01 17:13:32 GMT
    Source: AdidasSource: Adidas
    Source: AdidasSource: Adidas

    Adidas will be the official athletic footwear, apparel and accessory brand of the Golden Eagles through the 2024-2025 season.

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    Adidas will be the official athletic footwear, apparel and accessory brand of the Golden Eagles through the 2024-2025 season.

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  • Mississippi Royalty the first professional female football team in state

    Mississippi Royalty the first professional female football team in state

    Saturday, June 30 2018 10:32 PM EDT2018-07-01 02:32:19 GMT
    Shoulder pads and helmets, loud sidelines and, of course, tackling. Saturday had all the signs of a fall Friday night in the Pine Belt – the only difference was the all-female cast that took to San Antonio Field in Hattiesburg. It was the Mississippi Royalty, representing as the state’s first female football team in the Women’s Football Alliance. “Mississippi Royalty? We’re about head-knocking and highlight-making,” said Royalty’s head coach...More >>
    Shoulder pads and helmets, loud sidelines and, of course, tackling. Saturday had all the signs of a fall Friday night in the Pine Belt – the only difference was the all-female cast that took to San Antonio Field in Hattiesburg. It was the Mississippi Royalty, representing as the state’s first female football team in the Women’s Football Alliance. “Mississippi Royalty? We’re about head-knocking and highlight-making,” said Royalty’s head coach...More >>
  • Former Brandon Bulldog and current N.O. Saint Demario Davis gives back

    Former Brandon Bulldog and current N.O. Saint Demario Davis gives back

    Friday, June 29 2018 11:09 PM EDT2018-06-30 03:09:57 GMT
    New Orleans Saints linebacker Demario Davis returned to his roots at Brandon High School to host a football camp for kids in the area.  He's been on display recently for helping out immigrant families at the Texas boarder.  "Just looking up at those pictures of kids sleeping on the floor and being separated from family... I think that would touch any human being," Davis said. "You can't imagine kids going through that, so a friend of mine decided that w...More >>
    New Orleans Saints linebacker Demario Davis returned to his roots at Brandon High School to host a football camp for kids in the area.  He's been on display recently for helping out immigrant families at the Texas boarder.  "Just looking up at those pictures of kids sleeping on the floor and being separated from family... I think that would touch any human being," Davis said. "You can't imagine kids going through that, so a friend of mine decided that w...More >>
  • Southern Miss pitcher Nick Sandlin named C-USA Athlete of the Year

    Southern Miss pitcher Nick Sandlin named C-USA Athlete of the Year

    Friday, June 29 2018 9:09 PM EDT2018-06-30 01:09:33 GMT
    Source: WDAMSource: WDAM
    Source: WDAMSource: WDAM

    Conference USA announced Friday that former Southern Miss pitcher Nick Sandlin has been chosen as the league’s Michael L. Slive Male Athlete of the Year for 2017-18. The semifinalist for both the Golden Spikes Award and the Dick Howser Award for top collegiate baseball player in the country, Sandlin made the transition from closer to the team’s ace starting pitcher this past season.

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    Conference USA announced Friday that former Southern Miss pitcher Nick Sandlin has been chosen as the league’s Michael L. Slive Male Athlete of the Year for 2017-18. The semifinalist for both the Golden Spikes Award and the Dick Howser Award for top collegiate baseball player in the country, Sandlin made the transition from closer to the team’s ace starting pitcher this past season.

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  • Saints fan famous for catching Ingram in Lambeau Leap has died

    Saints fan famous for catching Ingram in Lambeau Leap has died

    Todd Fruge, who caught Mark Ingram during a "Lambeau Leap" has died. (Source: New Orleans Saints)Todd Fruge, who caught Mark Ingram during a "Lambeau Leap" has died. (Source: New Orleans Saints)

    A longtime New Orleans Saints fan, whose claim to fame was catching running back Mark Ingram following a touchdown at Lambeau Field in Green Bay, has died, according to the team.

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    A longtime New Orleans Saints fan, whose claim to fame was catching running back Mark Ingram following a touchdown at Lambeau Field in Green Bay, has died, according to the team.

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  • National Urban Professional Baseball League staying in Laurel

    National Urban Professional Baseball League staying in Laurel

    Friday, June 29 2018 4:01 PM EDT2018-06-29 20:01:48 GMT
    The National Urban Professional Baseball League in Laurel decided not to leave. (Photo Source: WDAM)The National Urban Professional Baseball League in Laurel decided not to leave. (Photo Source: WDAM)
    (Source: WDAM Staff)(Source: WDAM Staff)

    The National Urban Professional Baseball League in Laurel decides not to leave. It’s just one day away from the tentative deadline they sent out in a notice saying they might have to leave due to lack of local sponsorships.   The coach, Michael E. Mayden, said they still need support, but they've been working with the Laurel Downtown Business Association. Mayden expects to meet with the mayor Monday to discuss more options to stay on the diamond. Mayden said since more p...

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    The National Urban Professional Baseball League in Laurel decides not to leave. It’s just one day away from the tentative deadline they sent out in a notice saying they might have to leave due to lack of local sponsorships.   The coach, Michael E. Mayden, said they still need support, but they've been working with the Laurel Downtown Business Association. Mayden expects to meet with the mayor Monday to discuss more options to stay on the diamond. Mayden said since more p...

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  • Several NFL Rebels in Jackson for You Gotta Believe Football Camp

    Several NFL Rebels in Jackson for You Gotta Believe Football Camp

    Thursday, June 28 2018 11:05 PM EDT2018-06-29 03:05:14 GMT

    The two-day event kicked off Thursday at Jackson Academy. This gives us an opportunity to talk to some NFL Rebels that we haven't had the chance to catch up with in quite a while. Hear from Chad Kelly (Broncos QB), Quincy Adeboyejo (Ravens WR), and Evan Engram (Giants TE).

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    The two-day event kicked off Thursday at Jackson Academy. This gives us an opportunity to talk to some NFL Rebels that we haven't had the chance to catch up with in quite a while. Hear from Chad Kelly (Broncos QB), Quincy Adeboyejo (Ravens WR), and Evan Engram (Giants TE).

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  • Brandon Parker named NJCAA Player of the Year

    Brandon Parker named NJCAA Player of the Year

    Thursday, June 28 2018 10:54 PM EDT2018-06-29 02:54:22 GMT
    West Harrison product Brandon Parker goes to bat for MGCCC (WLOX Sports)West Harrison product Brandon Parker goes to bat for MGCCC (WLOX Sports)
    West Harrison product Brandon Parker goes to bat for MGCCC (WLOX Sports)West Harrison product Brandon Parker goes to bat for MGCCC (WLOX Sports)

    Mississippi Gulf Coast's Brandon Parker has been named the ABCA/Rawlings NJCAA Division II All-American Baseball Player of the Year for his record-breaking season. 

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    Mississippi Gulf Coast's Brandon Parker has been named the ABCA/Rawlings NJCAA Division II All-American Baseball Player of the Year for his record-breaking season. 

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  • Victoria Vivians drops 25 points Wednesday in Fever loss

    Victoria Vivians drops 25 points Wednesday in Fever loss

    Thursday, June 28 2018 6:49 PM EDT2018-06-28 22:49:13 GMT
    Source: Indiana FeverSource: Indiana Fever
    Source: Indiana FeverSource: Indiana Fever

    The Queen continues a stellar stretch in the WNBA. Vivians drained 5 three-pointers, but the Indiana Fever fell to the Connecticut Sun 101-89.

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    The Queen continues a stellar stretch in the WNBA. Vivians drained 5 three-pointers, but the Indiana Fever fell to the Connecticut Sun 101-89.

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  • Saints LB Demario Davis helps immigrant children in San Antonio

    Saints LB Demario Davis helps immigrant children in San Antonio

    Thursday, June 28 2018 6:14 PM EDT2018-06-28 22:14:46 GMT
    Source: RAICESSource: RAICES

    The Brandon native & Saints linebacker worked with Redskins cornerback Josh Norman to give back to immigrant children separated from their parents at the United States/Mexico border.

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    The Brandon native & Saints linebacker worked with Redskins cornerback Josh Norman to give back to immigrant children separated from their parents at the United States/Mexico border.

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  • Ole Miss & Mississippi State athletics brought in over $100 million in 2017 fiscal year

    Ole Miss & Mississippi State athletics brought in over $100 million in 2017 fiscal year

    Thursday, June 28 2018 4:49 PM EDT2018-06-28 20:49:14 GMT
    Source: NCAASource: NCAA
    Source: NCAASource: NCAA

    USA Today released a report Thursday detailing 2016-17 revenues & expenses & revenues of all 230 Division 1 teams.

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    USA Today released a report Thursday detailing 2016-17 revenues & expenses & revenues of all 230 Division 1 teams.

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  • SWAC Central: Wayne Brent on JSU hoops offseason, non-conference schedule

    SWAC Central: Wayne Brent on JSU hoops offseason, non-conference schedule

    Wednesday, June 27 2018 10:56 PM EDT2018-06-28 02:56:28 GMT

    Coach talked about his squad, the offseason, and more at his basketball camp.

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    Coach talked about his squad, the offseason, and more at his basketball camp.

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  • Mississippi State pitcher Konnor Pilkington signs with White Sox

    Mississippi State pitcher Konnor Pilkington signs with White Sox

    Wednesday, June 27 2018 4:51 PM EDT2018-06-27 20:51:10 GMT
    Source: SEC NetworkSource: SEC Network
    Source: SEC NetworkSource: SEC Network
    Konnor Pilkington was the highest Mississippi State Bulldog selected in the 2018 MLB Draft. The 3rd Round selection (81st overall pick) put pen to paper with the Chicago White Sox. 3rd-rder Konnor Pilkington signs with @whitesox for $650k (pick 81 value = $726,700). Mississippi State LHP, track record of success, advanced changeup, 88-93 mph fastball has touched 96 previously. @MLBDraft — Jim Callis (@jimcallisMLB) June 27, 2018 Pilkington finished 3-6 with a 4.47 ERA. Kon...More >>
    Konnor Pilkington was the highest Mississippi State Bulldog selected in the 2018 MLB Draft. The 3rd Round selection (81st overall pick) put pen to paper with the Chicago White Sox. 3rd-rder Konnor Pilkington signs with @whitesox for $650k (pick 81 value = $726,700). Mississippi State LHP, track record of success, advanced changeup, 88-93 mph fastball has touched 96 previously. @MLBDraft — Jim Callis (@jimcallisMLB) June 27, 2018 Pilkington finished 3-6 with a 4.47 ERA. Kon...More >>
  • Linemen need love too: Ole Miss Secret Service going viral

    Linemen need love too: Ole Miss Secret Service going viral

    Tuesday, June 26 2018 11:10 PM EDT2018-06-27 03:10:46 GMT
    Source: Ole Miss SportsSource: Ole Miss Sports

    Ole Miss celebrated a group of talented guys in the trenches in a unique way.

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    Ole Miss celebrated a group of talented guys in the trenches in a unique way.

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  • Chris Lemonis receives warm welcome Tuesday at Mississippi State

    Chris Lemonis receives warm welcome Tuesday at Mississippi State

    Tuesday, June 26 2018 5:22 PM EDT2018-06-26 21:22:17 GMT

    A hot day was fitting for the job opening that was one of the hottest in college baseball.

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    A hot day was fitting for the job opening that was one of the hottest in college baseball.

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  • Chris Lemonis announced as Mississippi State baseball coach

    Chris Lemonis announced as Mississippi State baseball coach

    Tuesday, June 26 2018 11:46 AM EDT2018-06-26 15:46:06 GMT
    Chris Lemonis announced as new head coach for MS state; Source: WLBTChris Lemonis announced as new head coach for MS state; Source: WLBT

    Lemonis led the Hoosiers to 3 regional appearances in 4 seasons. He's experienced four College World Series, including three as a former Louisville assistant. Lemonis will be introduced Tuesday at 10:00am.

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    Lemonis led the Hoosiers to 3 regional appearances in 4 seasons. He's experienced four College World Series, including three as a former Louisville assistant. Lemonis will be introduced Tuesday at 10:00am.

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  • Mississippi State softball player Alex Wilcox dies after battle with cancer

    Mississippi State softball player Alex Wilcox dies after battle with cancer

    Tuesday, June 26 2018 8:47 AM EDT2018-06-26 12:47:54 GMT
    Source: Mississippi State AthleticsSource: Mississippi State Athletics

    Wilcox died after a battle with ovarian cancer. She was diagnosed in 2015 as a junior at Brantley High School. She helped lead the Bulldogs to several Alabama state titles. MSU and countless teams across the country wore teal jerseys or teal ribbons to honor Alex's fight.

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    Wilcox died after a battle with ovarian cancer. She was diagnosed in 2015 as a junior at Brantley High School. She helped lead the Bulldogs to several Alabama state titles. MSU and countless teams across the country wore teal jerseys or teal ribbons to honor Alex's fight.

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  • Parker Caracci & Matt Wallner named to USA Collegiate National Team

    Parker Caracci & Matt Wallner named to USA Collegiate National Team

    Monday, June 25 2018 11:43 PM EDT2018-06-26 03:43:49 GMT
    Source: USA BaseballSource: USA Baseball
    Source: USA BaseballSource: USA Baseball

    The Ole Miss closer and Southern Miss slugger will play for the stars & stripes this summer.

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    The Ole Miss closer and Southern Miss slugger will play for the stars & stripes this summer.

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  • Enderson Franco strikes out 10 but M-Braves fall to Jacksonville

    Enderson Franco strikes out 10 but M-Braves fall to Jacksonville

    Monday, June 25 2018 11:36 PM EDT2018-06-26 03:36:33 GMT

    The Mississippi Braves (32-43) were defeated by the Jacksonville Jumbo Shrimp (30-43) by a final score of 7-2 on Monday night in game five of the six-game series at Trustmark Park. Despite the loss, M-Braves starter Enderson Franco recorded a career-high 10 strikeouts in his Monday night outing.

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    The Mississippi Braves (32-43) were defeated by the Jacksonville Jumbo Shrimp (30-43) by a final score of 7-2 on Monday night in game five of the six-game series at Trustmark Park. Despite the loss, M-Braves starter Enderson Franco recorded a career-high 10 strikeouts in his Monday night outing.

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  • Championship level humor brings laughter to Mississippi State couple

    Championship level humor brings laughter to Mississippi State couple

    Monday, June 25 2018 8:30 PM EDT2018-06-26 00:30:01 GMT
    Lee and Terry Powell met as freshmen at Mississippi State in 1990. Source: Powell FamilyLee and Terry Powell met as freshmen at Mississippi State in 1990. Source: Powell Family

    A Mississippi State fan who went viral for his troll job during an Omaha TV interview is hoping he can use his newfound fame for good. 

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    A Mississippi State fan who went viral for his troll job during an Omaha TV interview is hoping he can use his newfound fame for good. 

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  • Coaches appreciate AJ's commitment to local sports coverage

    Coaches appreciate AJ's commitment to local sports coverage

    Monday, June 25 2018 6:51 PM EDT2018-06-25 22:51:03 GMT
    Coaches who have worked with A.J. Giardina over the years commend his dedication to every sport. (Photo Source: WLOX)Coaches who have worked with A.J. Giardina over the years commend his dedication to every sport. (Photo Source: WLOX)
    Coaches who have worked with A.J. Giardina over the years commend his dedication to every sport. (Photo Source: WLOX)Coaches who have worked with A.J. Giardina over the years commend his dedication to every sport. (Photo Source: WLOX)

    As we continue to celebrate A.J. Giardina's WLOX career, we spoke with just a few of the many coaches he's interviewed over the years about AJ's unwavering commitment to local sports coverage. 

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    As we continue to celebrate A.J. Giardina's WLOX career, we spoke with just a few of the many coaches he's interviewed over the years about AJ's unwavering commitment to local sports coverage. 

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  • USM Athletic Director Jon Gilbert looks back on calendar year

    USM Athletic Director Jon Gilbert looks back on calendar year

    Monday, June 25 2018 12:42 AM EDT2018-06-25 04:42:40 GMT
    Southern Miss athletic director Jon Gilbert. Courtesy: WDAMSouthern Miss athletic director Jon Gilbert. Courtesy: WDAM
    Southern Miss athletic director Jon Gilbert. Courtesy: WDAMSouthern Miss athletic director Jon Gilbert. Courtesy: WDAM

    It’s been over a year since Southern Miss hired Jon Gilbert as its athletic director on January 24, 2017. Golden Eagle athletics have been trending up since then. USM recently added beach volleyball to its repertoire and will break ground on a new indoor volleyball facility this week. Gilbert is especially proud of the USM’s performance on and off the field – The Eagles boasted a 2.94 cumulative grade-point-average this academic year.

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    It’s been over a year since Southern Miss hired Jon Gilbert as its athletic director on January 24, 2017. Golden Eagle athletics have been trending up since then. USM recently added beach volleyball to its repertoire and will break ground on a new indoor volleyball facility this week. Gilbert is especially proud of the USM’s performance on and off the field – The Eagles boasted a 2.94 cumulative grade-point-average this academic year.

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  • M-Braves make history with 11-run 5th, beat Jacksonville 17-1

    M-Braves make history with 11-run 5th, beat Jacksonville 17-1

    Sunday, June 24 2018 10:16 PM EDT2018-06-25 02:16:50 GMT

    The Mississippi Braves (32-42) devoured the Jacksonville Jumbo Shrimp (29-43) 17-1 on Sunday night at Trustmark Park and also set a new franchise record after scoring 11 runs in the bottom of the fifth inning.

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    The Mississippi Braves (32-42) devoured the Jacksonville Jumbo Shrimp (29-43) 17-1 on Sunday night at Trustmark Park and also set a new franchise record after scoring 11 runs in the bottom of the fifth inning.

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  • Wilson Furr wins 2018 State Amateur, qualifies for Sanderson Farms Championship

    Wilson Furr wins 2018 State Amateur, qualifies for Sanderson Farms Championship

    Sunday, June 24 2018 5:42 PM EDT2018-06-24 21:42:08 GMT
    Source: MS Golf AssociationSource: MS Golf Association

    The Jackson native shot 69 on Sunday to complete an 11 shot victory. Furr finished at -12 overall, recording four straight rounds in the 60's.

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    The Jackson native shot 69 on Sunday to complete an 11 shot victory. Furr finished at -12 overall, recording four straight rounds in the 60's.

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  • CWS Semifinal: Mississippi State eliminated by Oregon State 5-2

    CWS Semifinal: Mississippi State eliminated by Oregon State 5-2

    Sunday, June 24 2018 1:05 AM EDT2018-06-24 05:05:33 GMT
    Source: NCAASource: NCAA

    The Beavers scored all of their runs in the 3rd inning. Tyler Malone hit a three-run HR in the frame. MSU finishes the season 39-29, but their postseason run filled with bananas and walkoffs will be remembered for quite some time.

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    The Beavers scored all of their runs in the 3rd inning. Tyler Malone hit a three-run HR in the frame. MSU finishes the season 39-29, but their postseason run filled with bananas and walkoffs will be remembered for quite some time.

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  • M-Braves rally to beat Jacksonville in walkoff fashion

    M-Braves rally to beat Jacksonville in walkoff fashion

    Saturday, June 23 2018 11:01 PM EDT2018-06-24 03:01:45 GMT

    The Mississippi Braves (31-42) defeated the Jacksonville Jumbo Shrimp (29-42) by a final score of 4-3 on Saturday night at Trustmark Park. Alay Lago proved to be the hero of the game for the M-Braves in the bottom of the ninth inning after he delivered a RBI single to center field, giving the M-Braves a walk-off victory.

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    The Mississippi Braves (31-42) defeated the Jacksonville Jumbo Shrimp (29-42) by a final score of 4-3 on Saturday night at Trustmark Park. Alay Lago proved to be the hero of the game for the M-Braves in the bottom of the ninth inning after he delivered a RBI single to center field, giving the M-Braves a walk-off victory.

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  • Sam Kendricks wins 5th straight USATF pole vault title

    Sam Kendricks wins 5th straight USATF pole vault title

    Saturday, June 23 2018 10:19 PM EDT2018-06-24 02:19:37 GMT
    Source: NBCSource: NBC
    Source: NBCSource: NBC

    The Rebel accomplished something that hadn't been done in 74 years. He cleared 19 feet, 2 and a quarter inches to stay on top in the pole vault.

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    The Rebel accomplished something that hadn't been done in 74 years. He cleared 19 feet, 2 and a quarter inches to stay on top in the pole vault.

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  • Super Bowl champion Fletcher Cox hosts 3rd annual Elite Camp

    Super Bowl champion Fletcher Cox hosts 3rd annual Elite Camp

    Saturday, June 23 2018 8:11 PM EDT2018-06-24 00:11:47 GMT

    High schools from all over Mississippi participated Saturday. You had a 7-on-7 Tournament outside, while the big guys in the trenches got after it inside.

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    High schools from all over Mississippi participated Saturday. You had a 7-on-7 Tournament outside, while the big guys in the trenches got after it inside.

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  • Anthony Dixon hosts 2nd annual football camp

    Anthony Dixon hosts 2nd annual football camp

    Saturday, June 23 2018 8:01 PM EDT2018-06-24 00:01:03 GMT

    It was a two-day event at the HealthPlex

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    It was a two-day event at the HealthPlex

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  • New class enshrined at the Mississippi Association of Coaches Hall of Fame

    New class enshrined at the Mississippi Association of Coaches Hall of Fame

    Saturday, June 23 2018 12:04 AM EDT2018-06-23 04:04:18 GMT

    Five new members were enshrined at the Hilton on County Line Road.

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    Five new members were enshrined at the Hilton on County Line Road.

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  • Former Holmes Bulldog Daryl Macon gets NBA opportunity

    Former Holmes Bulldog Daryl Macon gets NBA opportunity

    Friday, June 22 2018 11:54 PM EDT2018-06-23 03:54:31 GMT
    Source: Arkansas RazorbacksSource: Arkansas Razorbacks

    Macon signed a deal with the Miami Heat. After an All-American campaign with the Bulldogs, he developed into an All-SEC guard at Arkansas.

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    Macon signed a deal with the Miami Heat. After an All-American campaign with the Bulldogs, he developed into an All-SEC guard at Arkansas.

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  • CWS Semifinal: Oregon State routs Mississippi State 12-2 to force deciding game

    CWS Semifinal: Oregon State routs Mississippi State 12-2 to force deciding game

    Friday, June 22 2018 11:48 PM EDT2018-06-23 03:48:19 GMT
    Source: NCAASource: NCAA

    The Beavers scored 5 in the 2nd and 4 in the 7th to win 12-2. MSU and OSU will have a winner take all matchup Saturday at 7:00pm for a spot in the CWS Finals.

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    The Beavers scored 5 in the 2nd and 4 in the 7th to win 12-2. MSU and OSU will have a winner take all matchup Saturday at 7:00pm for a spot in the CWS Finals.

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  • Grizzlies hope Jackson, Carter help usher in new Grit and Grind era

    Grizzlies hope Jackson, Carter help usher in new Grit and Grind era

    Friday, June 22 2018 6:39 PM EDT2018-06-22 22:39:06 GMT
    Jaren Jackson Jr. (Left) and Jevon Carter (Right) (Source: WMC Action News 5)Jaren Jackson Jr. (Left) and Jevon Carter (Right) (Source: WMC Action News 5)

    There's a new era of Grit and Grind at FedExForum.

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    There's a new era of Grit and Grind at FedExForum.

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  • Manning Passing Academy is a family affair

    Manning Passing Academy is a family affair

    It's the 23rd year of the Manning Passing Academy, and for Archie, Peyton, Eli and Cooper, no one has missed a single minute of the action.

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    It's the 23rd year of the Manning Passing Academy, and for Archie, Peyton, Eli and Cooper, no one has missed a single minute of the action.

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  • Malik Newman signs deal with Los Angeles Lakers

    Malik Newman signs deal with Los Angeles Lakers

    Friday, June 22 2018 3:59 PM EDT2018-06-22 19:59:39 GMT
    Source: Kansas BasketballSource: Kansas Basketball
    Source: Kansas BasketballSource: Kansas Basketball

    The Callaway alum was one of several college stars not selected in the NBA Draft. He averaged 21 points in the NCAA Tournament as Kansas reached the Final Four.

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    The Callaway alum was one of several college stars not selected in the NBA Draft. He averaged 21 points in the NCAA Tournament as Kansas reached the Final Four.

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  • M-Braves reveal new Mississippi Fixin's food offerings at Trustmark Park

    M-Braves reveal new Mississippi Fixin's food offerings at Trustmark Park

    Friday, June 22 2018 12:35 AM EDT2018-06-22 04:35:04 GMT

    The new "Mississippi Fixin's" concession stand is located on the first base side of the concourse at Trustmark Park. It highlights Central Mississippi's rich food traditions and expands beyond the typical ballpark fare.

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    The new "Mississippi Fixin's" concession stand is located on the first base side of the concourse at Trustmark Park. It highlights Central Mississippi's rich food traditions and expands beyond the typical ballpark fare.

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  • College World Series: Gary Henderson connected to both sides of MSU/Oregon State matchup

    College World Series: Gary Henderson connected to both sides of MSU/Oregon State matchup

    Thursday, June 21 2018 11:44 PM EDT2018-06-22 03:44:10 GMT

    He was the pitching coach in Corvallis from 1999-2003, laying the foundation of a program that would win back to back national titles

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    He was the pitching coach in Corvallis from 1999-2003, laying the foundation of a program that would win back to back national titles

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  • College World Series: MSU confident in Friday starter Jacob Billingsley

    College World Series: MSU confident in Friday starter Jacob Billingsley

    Thursday, June 21 2018 11:18 PM EDT2018-06-22 03:18:48 GMT

    First pitch between Mississippi State and Oregon State is set for 2:00pm on Friday.

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    First pitch between Mississippi State and Oregon State is set for 2:00pm on Friday.

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  • Construction to begin on USM's new volleyball center

    Construction to begin on USM's new volleyball center

    Thursday, June 21 2018 10:01 PM EDT2018-06-22 02:01:39 GMT

    The University of Southern Mississippi women’s volleyball team’s new home is about to move from blueprint to reality..

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    The University of Southern Mississippi women’s volleyball team’s new home is about to move from blueprint to reality..

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  • Mississippi State fan trolls wife in local TV news interview

    Mississippi State fan trolls wife in local tv news interview

    Thursday, June 21 2018 9:04 PM EDT2018-06-22 01:04:18 GMT
    One Mississippi State baseball fan didn't let a rain delay drown his sense of humor and he took an opportunity to troll his wife in the process. Source: KMTV FacebookOne Mississippi State baseball fan didn't let a rain delay drown his sense of humor and he took an opportunity to troll his wife in the process. Source: KMTV Facebook

    One Mississippi State baseball fan didn't let a rain delay drown his sense of humor and he took an opportunity to troll his wife in the process. 

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    One Mississippi State baseball fan didn't let a rain delay drown his sense of humor and he took an opportunity to troll his wife in the process. 

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  • Mendenhall native Kelsha Loftin named NJCAA National Softball Player of the Year

    Mendenhall native Kelsha Loftin named NJCAA National Softball Player of the Year

    Thursday, June 21 2018 7:12 PM EDT2018-06-21 23:12:56 GMT

    Loftin helped the Lady Bobcats to a 54-3 record and its first-ever national championship this season. The award was announced Thursday morning. Loftin, who is headed to Ole Miss, batted .403 with a .462 on-base percentage. She had 66 stolen bases, 41 RBIs, scored 77 runs and had a .987 fielding percentage in centerfield.

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    Loftin helped the Lady Bobcats to a 54-3 record and its first-ever national championship this season. The award was announced Thursday morning. Loftin, who is headed to Ole Miss, batted .403 with a .462 on-base percentage. She had 66 stolen bases, 41 RBIs, scored 77 runs and had a .987 fielding percentage in centerfield.

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  • breaking

    Sports betting legalized in Mississippi casinos

    Sports betting legalized in Mississippi casinos

    Thursday, June 21 2018 12:34 PM EDT2018-06-21 16:34:22 GMT
    The Mississippi Gaming Commission voted Thursday to approve sports betting regulations which will go into effect in 30 days. Source: WLBTThe Mississippi Gaming Commission voted Thursday to approve sports betting regulations which will go into effect in 30 days. Source: WLBT

    The Mississippi Gaming Commission voted Thursday to approve sports betting regulations which will go into effect in 30 days. Under the approved regulations, casinos will pay state and local taxes worth 12 percent of the wagers minus payouts. Bets can only be taken in casinos. 

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    The Mississippi Gaming Commission voted Thursday to approve sports betting regulations which will go into effect in 30 days. Under the approved regulations, casinos will pay state and local taxes worth 12 percent of the wagers minus payouts. Bets can only be taken in casinos. 

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  • Laurel's professional baseball team sends out 10-day shutdown notice

    Laurel's professional baseball team sends out 10-day shutdown notice

    Thursday, June 21 2018 6:46 AM EDT2018-06-21 10:46:42 GMT
    Laurel's National Urban Professional Baseball League team is in danger of shutting down due to lack of support and has sent out a 10-day shutdown notice. (Source: WDAM)Laurel's National Urban Professional Baseball League team is in danger of shutting down due to lack of support and has sent out a 10-day shutdown notice. (Source: WDAM)

    Former league scout and coach, Michael E Mayden says it's been a lifelong vision to offer this opportunity to baseball players and a community who would support them.  The National Urban Professional Baseball League got it's turn at bat coming to Laurel three weeks ago to offer family entertainment an ful...

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    Former league scout and coach, Michael E Mayden says it's been a lifelong vision to offer this opportunity to baseball players and a community who would support them.  The National Urban Professional Baseball League got it's turn at bat coming to Laurel three weeks ago to offer family entertainment an ful...

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  • College World Series: It's not the Road to Omaha without Everett Kennard

    College World Series: It's not the Road to Omaha without Everett Kennard

    Thursday, June 21 2018 12:13 AM EDT2018-06-21 04:13:34 GMT

    He has served as the bus driver for MSU athletics since 1983.

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    He has served as the bus driver for MSU athletics since 1983.

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  • College World Series: MSU off day includes practice & visit to Children's Hospital

    College World Series: MSU off day includes practice & visit to Children's Hospital

    Thursday, June 21 2018 12:11 AM EDT2018-06-21 04:11:08 GMT
    Source: WTVASource: WTVA

    MSU is the first College World Series team to visit the hospital this year. Officials say that the team that visits first has won the CWS 90 percent of the time. This experience just as rewarding as their run towards a national championship.

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    MSU is the first College World Series team to visit the hospital this year. Officials say that the team that visits first has won the CWS 90 percent of the time. This experience just as rewarding as their run towards a national championship.

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  • Southern Elite Top 150 Combine held Wednesday in Brookhaven

    Southern Elite Top 150 Combine held Wednesday in Brookhaven

    Wednesday, June 20 2018 11:38 PM EDT2018-06-21 03:38:10 GMT

    Some of the top high school football players in the southeast were in Brookhaven on Wednesday.

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    Some of the top high school football players in the southeast were in Brookhaven on Wednesday.

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  • Magee native Carlos Funchess will be named new Southern women's basketball coach

    Magee native Carlos Funchess will be named new Southern women's basketball coach

    Source: GoJagSports.comSource: GoJagSports.com

    Longtime Southern assistant Carlos Funchess will be introduced as the next women's basketball coach during a press conference on Thursday.

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    Longtime Southern assistant Carlos Funchess will be introduced as the next women's basketball coach during a press conference on Thursday.

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  • Akers, Brown, Little, Simmons & Sweat named Athlon Preseason All-Americans

    Akers, Brown, Little, Simmons & Sweat named Athlon Preseason All-Americans

    Tuesday, June 19 2018 8:13 PM EDT2018-06-20 00:13:22 GMT
    Source: Athlon SportsSource: Athlon Sports
    Source: Athlon SportsSource: Athlon Sports

    Five players with Mississippi connections earned national honors Tuesday.

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    Five players with Mississippi connections earned national honors Tuesday.

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  • MAC Coaches Hall of Fame to be held in Jackson

    MAC Coaches Hall of Fame to be held in Jackson

    Tuesday, June 19 2018 6:49 PM EDT2018-06-19 22:49:17 GMT
    The 46th Annual Mississippi Association of Coaches Hall of Fame Induction and Awards Banquet will be held in Jackson later this week. (Photo source: mscoaches.com)The 46th Annual Mississippi Association of Coaches Hall of Fame Induction and Awards Banquet will be held in Jackson later this week. (Photo source: mscoaches.com)

    The 46th Annual Mississippi Association of Coaches Hall of Fame Induction and Awards Banquet will be held in Jackson later this week.  The banquet, sponsored by BankPlus, will be held on Friday, June 22, at 6 p.m. at the Hilton Hotel off County Line Road and I-55 North, according to a MAC press release. Created in 1973, the 2018 induction class will increase the Hall of Fame's membership to 237 members.  The MAC Hall of Fame Class of 2018 includes:   NEVIL...

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    The 46th Annual Mississippi Association of Coaches Hall of Fame Induction and Awards Banquet will be held in Jackson later this week.  The banquet, sponsored by BankPlus, will be held on Friday, June 22, at 6 p.m. at the Hilton Hotel off County Line Road and I-55 North, according to a MAC press release. Created in 1973, the 2018 induction class will increase the Hall of Fame's membership to 237 members.  The MAC Hall of Fame Class of 2018 includes:   NEVIL...

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  • College World Series: Westburg has 7 RBI as Mississippi State beats North Carolina 12-2

    College World Series: Westburg has 7 RBI as Mississippi State beats North Carolina 12-2

    Tuesday, June 19 2018 5:39 PM EDT2018-06-19 21:39:58 GMT
    Source: NCAASource: NCAA

    Westburg hit the first grand slam in the CWS since 2010. The victory means MSU advances to the Bracket 1 final on Friday. They're 1 win away from the CWS Finals.

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    Westburg hit the first grand slam in the CWS since 2010. The victory means MSU advances to the Bracket 1 final on Friday. They're 1 win away from the CWS Finals.

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  • USM sends 12 to summer collegiate baseball leagues

    USM sends 12 to summer collegiate baseball leagues

    Tuesday, June 19 2018 12:38 PM EDT2018-06-19 16:38:47 GMT
    USM (9-9, 2-3), which saw a two-game winning streak snapped. (Photo source: USM)USM (9-9, 2-3), which saw a two-game winning streak snapped. (Photo source: USM)

    For a dozen University of Southern Mississippi baseball players, the game goes on. Twelve Golden Eagles are playing summer league baseball, scattered across the country on seven teams in six different amateur leagues. 

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    For a dozen University of Southern Mississippi baseball players, the game goes on. Twelve Golden Eagles are playing summer league baseball, scattered across the country on seven teams in six different amateur leagues. 

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  • College World Series: Mississippi State/North Carolina postponed until Tuesday

    College World Series: Mississippi State/North Carolina postponed until Tuesday

    Tuesday, June 19 2018 11:55 AM EDT2018-06-19 15:55:07 GMT
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    The Bulldogs & Tar Heels will play at 10:00am.

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    The Bulldogs & Tar Heels will play at 10:00am.

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  • William Carey's Geoffrey Kipchumba has gone the distance

    William Carey's Geoffrey Kipchumba has gone the distance

    Tuesday, June 19 2018 12:45 AM EDT2018-06-19 04:45:36 GMT
    Geoffrey Kipchumba. Courtesy: WDAMGeoffrey Kipchumba. Courtesy: WDAM
    Geoffrey Kipchumba. Courtesy: WDAMGeoffrey Kipchumba. Courtesy: WDAM

    “Geoffrey [Kipchumba] was, without a doubt, one of the most talented athletes that we’ve ever dealt with,” said William Carey track & field coach Blake Hegstrom. With nine NAIA individual national championships in four seasons, Geoffrey Kipchumba is arguably the most-decorated athlete in William Carey history. Yet, the many miles Kipchumba has run as a Crusader is nothing compared to the distance he travelled from his native city Eldoret, Kenya.

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    “Geoffrey [Kipchumba] was, without a doubt, one of the most talented athletes that we’ve ever dealt with,” said William Carey track & field coach Blake Hegstrom. With nine NAIA individual national championships in four seasons, Geoffrey Kipchumba is arguably the most-decorated athlete in William Carey history. Yet, the many miles Kipchumba has run as a Crusader is nothing compared to the distance he travelled from his native city Eldoret, Kenya.

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  • A pair of Pine Belt athletes commit to SEC programs

    A pair of Pine Belt athletes commit to SEC programs

    Monday, June 18 2018 11:52 PM EDT2018-06-19 03:52:08 GMT
    Photo credit: WDAMPhoto credit: WDAM
    Photo credit: WDAMPhoto credit: WDAM

    Perry Central’s Jaren Handy announced his commitment to play football at Auburn University on Monday. The four-star defensive end, who stands at 6-foot-5 and 280 pounds, returns for his senior season with the Bulldogs this fall.

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    Perry Central’s Jaren Handy announced his commitment to play football at Auburn University on Monday. The four-star defensive end, who stands at 6-foot-5 and 280 pounds, returns for his senior season with the Bulldogs this fall.

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  • Northwest Rankin's Tay Collum named Gatorade Mississippi Girls Soccer Player of the Year

    Northwest Rankin's Tay Collum named Gatorade Mississippi Girls Soccer Player of the Year

    Monday, June 18 2018 8:41 PM EDT2018-06-19 00:41:16 GMT

    The UAB signee scored nine goals and passed for six assists this past season, leading the Cougars (23-2) to the Class 6A state final. Collum anchored a defense that recorded 16 shutouts.

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    The UAB signee scored nine goals and passed for six assists this past season, leading the Cougars (23-2) to the Class 6A state final. Collum anchored a defense that recorded 16 shutouts.

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  • College World Series: Mississippi State turns their attention to North Carolina

    College World Series: Mississippi State turns their attention to North Carolina

    Monday, June 18 2018 3:58 PM EDT2018-06-18 19:58:30 GMT
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    The Bulldogs practiced at Creighton Sunday morning. MSU will face UNC Monday at 6:00pm. The game will be televised on ESPN.

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    The Bulldogs practiced at Creighton Sunday morning. MSU will face UNC Monday at 6:00pm. The game will be televised on ESPN.

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  • Kickoff times set for Jackson State 2018 football schedule

    Kickoff times set for Jackson State 2018 football schedule

    Monday, June 18 2018 2:43 PM EDT2018-06-18 18:43:43 GMT

    Homecoming and the Soul Bowl will have 2:00pm kickoffs.

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    Homecoming and the Soul Bowl will have 2:00pm kickoffs.

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  • Former Jackson State DB Marcell Young goes viral for hitting fan on the field

    Former Jackson State DB Marcell Young goes viral for hitting fan on the field

    Monday, June 18 2018 11:10 AM EDT2018-06-18 15:10:02 GMT
    Source: The Canadian PressSource: The Canadian Press

    The Jackson native had 4 tackles Saturday night for the BC Lions, but one hit between whistles is the talk of the Canadian Football League.

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    The Jackson native had 4 tackles Saturday night for the BC Lions, but one hit between whistles is the talk of the Canadian Football League.

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  • College World Series: Luke Alexander delivers walkoff hit as Mississippi State beats Washington 1-0

    College World Series: Luke Alexander delivers walkoff hit as Mississippi State beats Washington 1-0

    Monday, June 18 2018 11:09 AM EDT2018-06-18 15:09:01 GMT
    Source: ESPNSource: ESPN

    His walkoff knock in the bottom of the 9th drove home the only run of the ballgame. Hunter Stovall touched home as the Bulldogs beat Washington 1-0.

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    His walkoff knock in the bottom of the 9th drove home the only run of the ballgame. Hunter Stovall touched home as the Bulldogs beat Washington 1-0.

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  • Mississippi Royalty the first professional female football team in state

    Mississippi Royalty the first professional female football team in state

    Monday, June 18 2018 12:49 AM EDT2018-06-18 04:49:57 GMT
    Mississippi Royalty. Courtesy: WDAMMississippi Royalty. Courtesy: WDAM

    Shoulder pads and helmets, loud sidelines and, of course, tackling. Saturday had all the signs of a fall Friday night in the Pine Belt – the only difference was the all-female cast that took to San Antonio Field in Hattiesburg. It was the Mississippi Royalty, representing as the state’s first female football team in the Women’s Football Alliance. “Mississippi Royalty? We’re about head-knocking and highlight-making..."

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    Shoulder pads and helmets, loud sidelines and, of course, tackling. Saturday had all the signs of a fall Friday night in the Pine Belt – the only difference was the all-female cast that took to San Antonio Field in Hattiesburg. It was the Mississippi Royalty, representing as the state’s first female football team in the Women’s Football Alliance. “Mississippi Royalty? We’re about head-knocking and highlight-making..."

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  • Despite loss, Shuckers finish with Southern League's Best First Half Record

    Despite loss, Shuckers finish with Southern League's Best First Half Record

    Sunday, June 17 2018 11:41 PM EDT2018-06-18 03:41:44 GMT

    The Biloxi Shuckers (41-29) and Mississippi Braves (29-41) combined to score three unearned runs in the first half finale at MGM Park on Sunday afternoon. The M-Braves came away with the 2-1 victory. 

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    The Biloxi Shuckers (41-29) and Mississippi Braves (29-41) combined to score three unearned runs in the first half finale at MGM Park on Sunday afternoon. The M-Braves came away with the 2-1 victory. 

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  • Victoria Vivians drops 21 points as Indiana Fever snap a 10 game losing streak

    Victoria Vivians drops 21 points as Indiana Fever snap a 10 game losing streak

    Sunday, June 17 2018 6:16 PM EDT2018-06-17 22:16:31 GMT
    Source: Indiana FeverSource: Indiana Fever
    Source: Indiana FeverSource: Indiana Fever

    The Queen was key to snapping a long losing streak.

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    The Queen was key to snapping a long losing streak.

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  • College World Series: Mississippi State set for matchup with Washington

    College World Series: Mississippi State set for matchup with Washington

    Saturday, June 16 2018 7:39 PM EDT2018-06-16 23:39:25 GMT
    Source: WTVASource: WTVA

    It's the first time in five years that the maroon and white have stepped foot on college baseball's biggest stage.

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    It's the first time in five years that the maroon and white have stepped foot on college baseball's biggest stage.

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  • Roster revealed for 2018 SWAC Football Media Day

    Roster revealed for 2018 SWAC Football Media Day

    Saturday, June 16 2018 4:27 PM EDT2018-06-16 20:27:40 GMT
    Source: WLBT archivesSource: WLBT archives
    Source: WLBT archivesSource: WLBT archives

    The event is set for Friday, July 13 at the recently refurbished Birmingham-Marriott Hotel in Birmingham.

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    The event is set for Friday, July 13 at the recently refurbished Birmingham-Marriott Hotel in Birmingham.

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  • Mississippi State’s Gary Henderson named NCBWA National Coach of the Year

    Mississippi State’s Gary Henderson named NCBWA National Coach of the Year

    Saturday, June 16 2018 11:15 AM EDT2018-06-16 15:15:47 GMT
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    WLBTWLBT

    The award is the second of its kind for the season for Henderson, who was also named the 2018 Perfect Game/Rawlings Coach Of The Year earlier this week.

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    The award is the second of its kind for the season for Henderson, who was also named the 2018 Perfect Game/Rawlings Coach Of The Year earlier this week.

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  • CHAMPIONS! Brown's one-hit complete performance leads Shuckers to division title

    CHAMPIONS! Brown's one-hit complete performance leads Shuckers to division title

    Saturday, June 16 2018 12:29 AM EDT2018-06-16 04:29:45 GMT
    Shuckers players Wendell Rijo and Cody Ponce celebrate their 2018 South Division First Half Championship (WLOX Sports)Shuckers players Wendell Rijo and Cody Ponce celebrate their 2018 South Division First Half Championship (WLOX Sports)

    Behind a complete game performance by Zack Brown, giving up only one hit and throwing eight strikeouts in the process, the Biloxi Shuckers (40-28) blanked Mississippi 5-0 to clinch the South Division First Half Championship and an automatic berth into the 2018 Southern League Playoffs.

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    Behind a complete game performance by Zack Brown, giving up only one hit and throwing eight strikeouts in the process, the Biloxi Shuckers (40-28) blanked Mississippi 5-0 to clinch the South Division First Half Championship and an automatic berth into the 2018 Southern League Playoffs.

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  • Saints Hall of Fame Weekend returns to the Coast

    Saints Hall of Fame Weekend returns to the Coast

    Saturday, June 16 2018 12:26 AM EDT2018-06-16 04:26:11 GMT
    The 2018 Saints Hall of Fame Weekend wraps up at MGM Park (WLOX Sports)The 2018 Saints Hall of Fame Weekend wraps up at MGM Park (WLOX Sports)
    The 2018 Saints Hall of Fame Weekend wraps up at MGM Park (WLOX Sports)The 2018 Saints Hall of Fame Weekend wraps up at MGM Park (WLOX Sports)

    Normally, area football fans have to drive to New Orleans to see their favorite Saints players. But, for one day only, the Black and Gold brought the fanfare to the Coast. The third-annual Saints Hall of Fame Weekend spanned a full day of celebration in South Mississippi.  

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    Normally, area football fans have to drive to New Orleans to see their favorite Saints players. But, for one day only, the Black and Gold brought the fanfare to the Coast. The third-annual Saints Hall of Fame Weekend spanned a full day of celebration in South Mississippi.  

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  • Hunter Renfroe has go-ahead hit as Padres beat Braves

    Hunter Renfroe has go-ahead hit as Padres beat Braves

    Friday, June 15 2018 11:48 PM EDT2018-06-16 03:48:02 GMT
    Source: FOX Sports SouthSource: FOX Sports South
    Source: FOX Sports SouthSource: FOX Sports South

    His two-run single helped San Diego beat the Atlanta 9-3 on Friday night.

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    His two-run single helped San Diego beat the Atlanta 9-3 on Friday night.

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  • Ole Miss junior Braden Thornberry misses the cut at the U.S. Open by 1 shot

    Ole Miss junior Braden Thornberry misses the cut at the U.S. Open by 1 shot

    Friday, June 15 2018 8:52 PM EDT2018-06-16 00:52:58 GMT
    Source: USOpen.comSource: USOpen.com
    Source: USOpen.comSource: USOpen.com

    Thornberry finished ahead of 11 major champions, including names like Tiger Woods, Jordan Spieth, and Sergio Garcia.

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    Thornberry finished ahead of 11 major champions, including names like Tiger Woods, Jordan Spieth, and Sergio Garcia.

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  • WLBT Sports Extra: Rachel Richlinski & Jay Powell break down 2018 Bulldogs

    WLBT Sports Extra: Rachel Richlinski & Jay Powell break down 2018 Bulldogs

    Friday, June 15 2018 8:30 PM EDT2018-06-16 00:30:26 GMT

    Who better to ask about the 2018 Bulldogs than a Bulldog great?

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    Who better to ask about the 2018 Bulldogs than a Bulldog great?

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  • WATCH LIVE: Mississippi State baseball special: Road to Omaha Friday at 6:30pm on WLBT

    WATCH LIVE: Mississippi State baseball special: Road to Omaha Friday at 6:30pm on WLBT

    Friday, June 15 2018 5:29 PM EDT2018-06-15 21:29:09 GMT
    Source: WLBT archivesSource: WLBT archives

    It's a 30 minute special devoted to the maroon & white and much more. Chris Hudgison and Rachel Richlinski get you ready for the College World Series.

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    It's a 30 minute special devoted to the maroon & white and much more. Chris Hudgison and Rachel Richlinski get you ready for the College World Series.

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  • Dole picks banana-loving Mississippi State to win College World Series

    Dole picks banana-loving Mississippi State to win College World Series

    Friday, June 15 2018 5:13 PM EDT2018-06-15 21:13:21 GMT
    The world’s largest banana provider has made its pick in the 2018 College World Series. Source: Mississippi State Baseball TwitterThe world’s largest banana provider has made its pick in the 2018 College World Series. Source: Mississippi State Baseball Twitter
    The world’s largest banana provider has made its pick in the 2018 College World Series. Source: Mississippi State Baseball TwitterThe world’s largest banana provider has made its pick in the 2018 College World Series. Source: Mississippi State Baseball Twitter

    The Bulldogs face the Washington Huskies June 16 in the first of two double-elimination brackets. If the team prevails, it faces the winner of Oregon State vs. North Carolina in a best-of-three series, starting June 25.

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    The Bulldogs face the Washington Huskies June 16 in the first of two double-elimination brackets. If the team prevails, it faces the winner of Oregon State vs. North Carolina in a best-of-three series, starting June 25.

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  • Shuckers fall to M-Braves in extras, magic number down to one

    Shuckers fall to M-Braves in extras, magic number down to one

    Thursday, June 14 2018 11:47 PM EDT2018-06-15 03:47:03 GMT

    Needing a win and a Mobile loss to clinch the South Division first half title, the Shuckers got the help they needed from the BayBears. They just couldn't finish the job themselves.  The Shuckers (39-27) fell to Mississippi (27-39) 5-4 in ten innings at MGM Park, but Mobile's loss to Pensacola dropped Biloxi's magic number down to one. 

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    Needing a win and a Mobile loss to clinch the South Division first half title, the Shuckers got the help they needed from the BayBears. They just couldn't finish the job themselves.  The Shuckers (39-27) fell to Mississippi (27-39) 5-4 in ten innings at MGM Park, but Mobile's loss to Pensacola dropped Biloxi's magic number down to one. 

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  • Throwback Thursday: Hinds CC assistant Nick Ammirati reflects on 2013 Bulldogs

    Throwback Thursday: Hinds CC assistant Nick Ammirati reflects on 2013 Bulldogs

    Thursday, June 14 2018 11:39 PM EDT2018-06-15 03:39:20 GMT

    I asked the former Bulldog to reflect on Omaha, the Bench Mobb, and more.

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    I asked the former Bulldog to reflect on Omaha, the Bench Mobb, and more.

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  • Ole Miss junior Braden Thornberry shoots 76 in 1st Round of U.S. Open

    Ole Miss junior Braden Thornberry shoots 76 in 1st Round of U.S. Open

    Thursday, June 14 2018 11:09 PM EDT2018-06-15 03:09:57 GMT
    Source: USOpen.comSource: USOpen.com

    Braden is ahead of 13 major champions on the leaderboard, including Bubba Watson, Phil Mickelson, Tiger Woods, Jordan Spieth, Jason Day, and Rory McIlroy.

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    Braden is ahead of 13 major champions on the leaderboard, including Bubba Watson, Phil Mickelson, Tiger Woods, Jordan Spieth, Jason Day, and Rory McIlroy.

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  • Tomekia Reed all smiles for JSU Fundamentals Camp & first offseason as Lady Tigers head coach

    Tomekia Reed all smiles for JSU Fundamentals Camp & first offseason as Lady Tigers head coach

    Thursday, June 14 2018 11:02 PM EDT2018-06-15 03:02:21 GMT
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    WLBTWLBT

    Camp season continues around The Sip.

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    Camp season continues around The Sip.

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  • Former USM pitcher Nick Sandlin signs deal with Indians

    Former USM pitcher Nick Sandlin signs deal with Indians

    Thursday, June 14 2018 7:51 PM EDT2018-06-14 23:51:47 GMT
    The Golden Eagle ace finished the 2018 season with a 10-0 record, a 1.06 ERA, 144 strikeouts and only 18 walks in 102.1 innings. (Photo source: WDAM)The Golden Eagle ace finished the 2018 season with a 10-0 record, a 1.06 ERA, 144 strikeouts and only 18 walks in 102.1 innings. (Photo source: WDAM)

    Former USM right-hand pitcher Nick Sandlin signed a contract with the Cleveland Indians.

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    Former USM right-hand pitcher Nick Sandlin signed a contract with the Cleveland Indians.

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  • SWEET VIDEO: Son surprises dad suffering from Alzheimer's with trip to College World Series

    SWEET VIDEO: Son surprises dad suffering from Alzheimer's with trip to College World Series

    Thursday, June 14 2018 5:34 PM EDT2018-06-14 21:34:33 GMT
    Matt moved to Florida several years ago, but drove the 12 hours back to Flowood, MS where his parents live and gave his dad the surprise of his life. Source: Twitter (Matt Lea)Matt moved to Florida several years ago, but drove the 12 hours back to Flowood, MS where his parents live and gave his dad the surprise of his life. Source: Twitter (Matt Lea)

    But when the Clinton, MS native found out the Mississippi State Bulldogs were headed back to Omaha for the College World Series, he decided to make some new memories and surprise his dad with one great final trip.

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    But when the Clinton, MS native found out the Mississippi State Bulldogs were headed back to Omaha for the College World Series, he decided to make some new memories and surprise his dad with one great final trip.

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  • Mississippi State wide receiver Reginald Todd arrested

    Mississippi State wide receiver Reginald Todd arrested

    Thursday, June 14 2018 2:56 PM EDT2018-06-14 18:56:41 GMT
    Todd, who is entering his sophomore season, is one of a handful of receivers battling for playing time this season. (Photo source: Twitter)Todd, who is entering his sophomore season, is one of a handful of receivers battling for playing time this season. (Photo source: Twitter)

    Mississippi State wide receiver Reginald Todd is free on bond after his arrest on an alleged simple assault charge.

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    Mississippi State wide receiver Reginald Todd is free on bond after his arrest on an alleged simple assault charge.

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  • FFF: Perfect timing for Moore and Thomas to enter Saints HOF

    FFF: Perfect timing for Moore and Thomas to enter Saints HOF

    Pierre Thomas was a big contributor in the Saints 2009 Super Bowl run. Source: Nola.comPierre Thomas was a big contributor in the Saints 2009 Super Bowl run. Source: Nola.com

    On this edition of FFF, we weigh in on the announcement of Lance Moore and Pierre Thomas going into the Saints Hall of Fame, dissect the World Cup coming to America, and stop at one of the best Italian restaurants in the New Orleans area. FOOTBALL The Saints Hall Of Fame announced today, Lance Moore and Pierre Thomas will be the latest inductees. I feel the timing of their elections is perfect timing. In Super Bowl 44, Moore and Thomas were both key contributors to a Saints victory...

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    On this edition of FFF, we weigh in on the announcement of Lance Moore and Pierre Thomas going into the Saints Hall of Fame, dissect the World Cup coming to America, and stop at one of the best Italian restaurants in the New Orleans area. FOOTBALL The Saints Hall Of Fame announced today, Lance Moore and Pierre Thomas will be the latest inductees. I feel the timing of their elections is perfect timing. In Super Bowl 44, Moore and Thomas were both key contributors to a Saints victory...

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  • Madison Central's Regi Grace signs professional contract with Twins

    Madison Central's Regi Grace signs professional contract with Twins

    Wednesday, June 13 2018 10:15 PM EDT2018-06-14 02:15:03 GMT
    Madison Central's Regi Grace signed his professional contract today with the Minnesota Twins.  Grace was the 304th overall pick in the MLB draft earlier this month.  He was 7-2 with a 1.31 ERA this season for the Jags. In 64 innings across 13 appearances, Grace struck out 98 and only gave up 31 hits and 10 walks.  He also threw a no-hitter, against North Pike, and hit .367 with 11 doubles, four triples and three home runs. Copyright 2018 MSNewsNow. All rights ...More >>
    Madison Central's Regi Grace signed his professional contract today with the Minnesota Twins.  Grace was the 304th overall pick in the MLB draft earlier this month.  He was 7-2 with a 1.31 ERA this season for the Jags. In 64 innings across 13 appearances, Grace struck out 98 and only gave up 31 hits and 10 walks.  He also threw a no-hitter, against North Pike, and hit .367 with 11 doubles, four triples and three home runs. Copyright 2018 MSNewsNow. All rights ...More >>
  • Nick Sandlin named Pitcher of the Year

    Nick Sandlin named Pitcher of the Year

    Wednesday, June 13 2018 10:13 PM EDT2018-06-14 02:13:16 GMT
    A first ever for Southern Miss on Wednesday morning as Nick Sandlin was named the 2018 Perfect Game / Rawlings National Pitcher of the Year. Sandlin was a second-round pick by the Cleveland Indians earlier this month. The right handed pitcher made his way from bullpen to starter this season.  He recorded three complete-game shutouts, and is the only USM pitcher to accumulate both 20 victories and saves in his career. Additionally, Southern Miss third baseman Luke Reynold...More >>
    A first ever for Southern Miss on Wednesday morning as Nick Sandlin was named the 2018 Perfect Game / Rawlings National Pitcher of the Year. Sandlin was a second-round pick by the Cleveland Indians earlier this month. The right handed pitcher made his way from bullpen to starter this season.  He recorded three complete-game shutouts, and is the only USM pitcher to accumulate both 20 victories and saves in his career. Additionally, Southern Miss third baseman Luke Reynold...More >>
  • Gary Henderson receives honor, MSU analyst gives take on Bulldogs

    Gary Henderson receives honor, MSU analyst gives take on Bulldogs

    Wednesday, June 13 2018 10:10 PM EDT2018-06-14 02:10:25 GMT
    Wheels up for the Bulldogs on Wednesday as they make their way to the College World Series for the first time since 2013.  To make the trip even more special, Gary Henderson was named the 2018 Perfect Game / Rawlings Coach Of The Year Wednesday morning.  Henderson was named interim head coach on February 21st and has led MSU to a record of 37 - 24. State started the season 14-15 overall, 2-7 in SEC play. Since April, MSU went 23-12, along with a 10-1 mark against top...More >>
    Wheels up for the Bulldogs on Wednesday as they make their way to the College World Series for the first time since 2013.  To make the trip even more special, Gary Henderson was named the 2018 Perfect Game / Rawlings Coach Of The Year Wednesday morning.  Henderson was named interim head coach on February 21st and has led MSU to a record of 37 - 24. State started the season 14-15 overall, 2-7 in SEC play. Since April, MSU went 23-12, along with a 10-1 mark against top...More >>
  • Daniel Sweet plays against the Braves at Trustmark

    Daniel Sweet plays against the Braves at Trustmark

    Wednesday, June 13 2018 3:47 AM EDT2018-06-13 07:47:02 GMT

    This M-Braves/Pensacola series is anything but normal for Daniel Sweet. The Blue Wahoo outfielder is making a homecoming. Sweet played at Northwest Rankin before a standout college career at Dallas Baptist. The 2016 MLB Draft pick is currently adjusting to life in Double A. "Pitchers are a little bit better, you know I'm still trying to warm up to the speed of the game, but you know the biggest difference I've seen overall is just the pitching really. You know but they've been...

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    This M-Braves/Pensacola series is anything but normal for Daniel Sweet. The Blue Wahoo outfielder is making a homecoming. Sweet played at Northwest Rankin before a standout college career at Dallas Baptist. The 2016 MLB Draft pick is currently adjusting to life in Double A. "Pitchers are a little bit better, you know I'm still trying to warm up to the speed of the game, but you know the biggest difference I've seen overall is just the pitching really. You know but they've been...

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  • Brandon Baseball introduces Daniel Best as new head coach

    Brandon Baseball introduces Daniel Best as new head coach

    Wednesday, June 13 2018 12:27 AM EDT2018-06-13 04:27:28 GMT
    Brandon High School baseball was looking for their best options at head coach a week ago, well they found their guy.  Daniel Best was named head coach for Brandon two day's ago, but today the 2018 state champion was introduced to the school and the team.   He led Vancleave to 29 wins and the 4A state title this season. Best was also an All-American closer at Southern Miss before going into the coaching ranks. "Brandon is just always a good program in all sp...More >>
    Brandon High School baseball was looking for their best options at head coach a week ago, well they found their guy.  Daniel Best was named head coach for Brandon two day's ago, but today the 2018 state champion was introduced to the school and the team.   He led Vancleave to 29 wins and the 4A state title this season. Best was also an All-American closer at Southern Miss before going into the coaching ranks. "Brandon is just always a good program in all sp...More >>
  • MSU prepping for Omaha

    MSU prepping for Omaha

    Wednesday, June 13 2018 12:16 AM EDT2018-06-13 04:16:05 GMT
    From 0 and 3 to Omaha, the diamond dogs are chomping at the bit to get to the college baseball world series. Mississippi State will be flying off in the next couple of days and face the Washington Huskies on Saturday. This is the tenth time in program history that the bulldogs have reached the world series.  Coach Henderson had a heck of a season steering the ship in the right direction, and is hyped to get the show on the road.  ""I'm glad that the kids ar...More >>
    From 0 and 3 to Omaha, the diamond dogs are chomping at the bit to get to the college baseball world series. Mississippi State will be flying off in the next couple of days and face the Washington Huskies on Saturday. This is the tenth time in program history that the bulldogs have reached the world series.  Coach Henderson had a heck of a season steering the ship in the right direction, and is hyped to get the show on the road.  ""I'm glad that the kids ar...More >>
  • After Further Review: Five takes from Saints minicamp day one

    Alvin Kamara turned some heads on the first day of minicamp. Source: Nola.comAlvin Kamara turned some heads on the first day of minicamp. Source: Nola.com

    Take One: Kamara stands out for all the right reasons Alvin Kamara wins the 'best player on the field' award for Tuesday. Let’s start with his appearance. He looks like he packed on some significant muscle since the season ended. I don’t know if that was something he targeted to withstand the rigors of an NFL season but it’s definitely noticeable. Some players don’t play as fast or as agile with the added muscle. That’s not the case with Kamara; h...

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    Take One: Kamara stands out for all the right reasons Alvin Kamara wins the 'best player on the field' award for Tuesday. Let’s start with his appearance. He looks like he packed on some significant muscle since the season ended. I don’t know if that was something he targeted to withstand the rigors of an NFL season but it’s definitely noticeable. Some players don’t play as fast or as agile with the added muscle. That’s not the case with Kamara; h...

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  • Mark Ingram on 4-game suspension: 'I don't agree with it'

    Mark Ingram on 4-game suspension: 'I don't agree with it'

    Mark Ingram was back at practice on Tuesday. Source: Nola.comMark Ingram was back at practice on Tuesday. Source: Nola.com

    Better late than never. That's what the Saints are saying about Mark Ingram's long awaited arrival back at the facility. He was on the field with the Black and Gold for the first time today for the start of the mandatory mini-camp. Ingram skipped the off-season workouts, and all three weeks of organized team activities. He returns to a more crowded backfield with the addition of Boston Scott, and a few other names that will have to pick up the slack for Ingram while he serves his su...

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    Better late than never. That's what the Saints are saying about Mark Ingram's long awaited arrival back at the facility. He was on the field with the Black and Gold for the first time today for the start of the mandatory mini-camp. Ingram skipped the off-season workouts, and all three weeks of organized team activities. He returns to a more crowded backfield with the addition of Boston Scott, and a few other names that will have to pick up the slack for Ingram while he serves his su...

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  • Rebels catcher Nick Fortes signs with Miami Marlins

    Rebels catcher Nick Fortes signs with Miami Marlins

    Tuesday, June 12 2018 12:09 AM EDT2018-06-12 04:09:33 GMT
    Source: Ole Miss SportsSource: Ole Miss Sports
    Source: Ole Miss SportsSource: Ole Miss Sports
    The Ole Miss Rebels got themselves a Marlin. And no, we're not talking about the trophy fish, we're talking about Nick Fortes. The Miami Marlins drafted the Ole Miss catcher in the fourth round of the MLB draft and recently signed the him. Fortes is projected to make $425 thousand dollars before throwing a ball for his new club. The catcher is one of seven rebels drafted this year.  Copyright 2018 MSNewsNow. All rights reserved. More >>
    The Ole Miss Rebels got themselves a Marlin. And no, we're not talking about the trophy fish, we're talking about Nick Fortes. The Miami Marlins drafted the Ole Miss catcher in the fourth round of the MLB draft and recently signed the him. Fortes is projected to make $425 thousand dollars before throwing a ball for his new club. The catcher is one of seven rebels drafted this year.  Copyright 2018 MSNewsNow. All rights reserved. More >>
  • Rebels pitcher Parker Caracci named to the USA Collegiate National Team

    Rebels pitcher Parker Caracci named to the USA Collegiate National Team

    Monday, June 11 2018 11:54 PM EDT2018-06-12 03:54:13 GMT
    Parker Caracci. Source: Ole Miss AthleticsParker Caracci. Source: Ole Miss Athletics

    Press release from Ole Miss Athletics: Parker Caracci Named to USA Baseball Collegiate National Team Rebel Reliever Becomes Ninth Rebel to Earn Team USA Spot Ole Miss baseball closer Parker Caracci was named to the 2018 USA Baseball Collegiate National Team roster on Monday. The redshirt-sophomore out of Jackson, Mississippi, becomes the ninth player to earn a Team USA spot while on the Ole Miss roster. Including head coach Mike Bianco, who was the pitching coach for the Collegiate...

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    Press release from Ole Miss Athletics: Parker Caracci Named to USA Baseball Collegiate National Team Rebel Reliever Becomes Ninth Rebel to Earn Team USA Spot Ole Miss baseball closer Parker Caracci was named to the 2018 USA Baseball Collegiate National Team roster on Monday. The redshirt-sophomore out of Jackson, Mississippi, becomes the ninth player to earn a Team USA spot while on the Ole Miss roster. Including head coach Mike Bianco, who was the pitching coach for the Collegiate...

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  • NCAA releases early Mississippi State schedule for College World Series

    NCAA releases early Mississippi State schedule for College World Series

    Monday, June 11 2018 11:39 PM EDT2018-06-12 03:39:31 GMT
    WLBTWLBT

    The Bulldogs will face Washington Saturday at 7:00pm. The game will be televised on ESPN. North Carolina & Oregon State are the other teams on MSU’s side of the bracket. 

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    The Bulldogs will face Washington Saturday at 7:00pm. The game will be televised on ESPN. North Carolina & Oregon State are the other teams on MSU’s side of the bracket. 

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  • Correction: All-Star Game story

    Correction: All-Star Game story

    Tuesday, July 17 2018 11:39 AM EDT2018-07-17 15:39:20 GMT
    Wednesday, July 18 2018 3:55 AM EDT2018-07-18 07:55:28 GMT
    (AP Photo/Susan Walsh). Fireworks are displayed before the MLB Home Run Derby, at Nationals Park, Monday, July 16, 2018 in Washington. The 89th MLB baseball All-Star Game will be played Tuesday.(AP Photo/Susan Walsh). Fireworks are displayed before the MLB Home Run Derby, at Nationals Park, Monday, July 16, 2018 in Washington. The 89th MLB baseball All-Star Game will be played Tuesday.

    A record 10 home runs. A slew of strikeouts. The all-or-nothing All-Star Game mirrored what baseball has become.

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    A record 10 home runs. A slew of strikeouts. The all-or-nothing All-Star Game mirrored what baseball has become.

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  • Hometown hero Harper wins thrilling HR Derby over Schwarber

    Hometown hero Harper wins thrilling HR Derby over Schwarber

    Monday, July 16 2018 10:47 PM EDT2018-07-17 02:47:41 GMT
    Tuesday, July 17 2018 1:48 PM EDT2018-07-17 17:48:28 GMT
    Washington Nationals Bryce Harper (34) reacts to his winning hit during the Major League Baseball Home Run Derby, Monday, July 16, 2018 in Washington. (AP Photo/Alex Brandon)Washington Nationals Bryce Harper (34) reacts to his winning hit during the Major League Baseball Home Run Derby, Monday, July 16, 2018 in Washington. (AP Photo/Alex Brandon)

    Harper thrills home crowd and father by winning Home Run Derby over Schwarber 19-18.

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    Harper thrills home crowd and father by winning Home Run Derby over Schwarber 19-18.

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  • Young, joyful France beats Croatia 4-2 to win 2nd World Cup

    Young, joyful France beats Croatia 4-2 to win 2nd World Cup

    Sunday, July 15 2018 1:03 PM EDT2018-07-15 17:03:26 GMT
    Monday, July 16 2018 10:53 AM EDT2018-07-16 14:53:03 GMT
    (AP Photo/Martin Meissner). France's Kylian Mbappe, front, celebrates after scoring his side's fourth goal during the final match between France and Croatia at the 2018 soccer World Cup in the Luzhniki Stadium in Moscow, Russia, Sunday, July 15, 2018.(AP Photo/Martin Meissner). France's Kylian Mbappe, front, celebrates after scoring his side's fourth goal during the final match between France and Croatia at the 2018 soccer World Cup in the Luzhniki Stadium in Moscow, Russia, Sunday, July 15, 2018.
    France won its second World Cup title by beating Croatia 4-2 in a match briefly interrupted by an on-field protest that Russian punk band Pussy Riot later took credit for.More >>
    France won its second World Cup title by beating Croatia 4-2 in a match briefly interrupted by an on-field protest that Russian punk band Pussy Riot later took credit for.More >>
  • Kerber tops Williams at Wimbledon for 3rd Grand Slam title

    Kerber tops Williams at Wimbledon for 3rd Grand Slam title

    Saturday, July 14 2018 7:25 AM EDT2018-07-14 11:25:04 GMT
    Sunday, July 15 2018 7:38 AM EDT2018-07-15 11:38:52 GMT
    (Neil Hall/Pool via AP). Serena Williams of the US returns a ball to Julia Goerges of Germany during their women's semifinal match at the Wimbledon Tennis Championships in London, Thursday July 12, 2018.(Neil Hall/Pool via AP). Serena Williams of the US returns a ball to Julia Goerges of Germany during their women's semifinal match at the Wimbledon Tennis Championships in London, Thursday July 12, 2018.

    About 10 months after having a baby, Serena Williams plays in the Wimbledon final against Angelique Kerber.

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    About 10 months after having a baby, Serena Williams plays in the Wimbledon final against Angelique Kerber.

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  • Belgium finishes 3rd at World Cup, beats England 2-0

    Belgium finishes 3rd at World Cup, beats England 2-0

    Saturday, July 14 2018 12:01 PM EDT2018-07-14 16:01:50 GMT
    Saturday, July 14 2018 4:57 PM EDT2018-07-14 20:57:16 GMT
    (AP Photo/Natacha Pisarenko). Belgium's Thomas Meunier, left, and England's Danny Rose challenge for the ball during the third place match between England and Belgium at the 2018 soccer World Cup in the St. Petersburg Stadium in St. Petersburg, Russia,...(AP Photo/Natacha Pisarenko). Belgium's Thomas Meunier, left, and England's Danny Rose challenge for the ball during the third place match between England and Belgium at the 2018 soccer World Cup in the St. Petersburg Stadium in St. Petersburg, Russia,...

    Belgium earns its highest World Cup finish by beating England 2-0 in the third-place match.

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    Belgium earns its highest World Cup finish by beating England 2-0 in the third-place match.

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  • Here's the catch: NFL refs thought they were right all along

    Here's the catch: NFL refs thought they were right all along

    Friday, July 13 2018 6:09 PM EDT2018-07-13 22:09:21 GMT
    Friday, July 13 2018 10:30 PM EDT2018-07-14 02:30:45 GMT
    NFL game officials getting ready for another season with revamped catch rule, think they've already been calling catches the new way.More >>
    NFL game officials getting ready for another season with revamped catch rule, think they've already been calling catches the new way.More >>
  • Baylor settles lawsuit with woman who said players raped her

    Baylor settles lawsuit with woman who said players raped her

    Friday, July 13 2018 8:24 PM EDT2018-07-14 00:24:35 GMT
    Friday, July 13 2018 9:42 PM EDT2018-07-14 01:42:21 GMT
    Baylor University has settled a federal Title IX lawsuit brought by a former volleyball player who alleged that she was drugged and gang raped by at least four football players in 2012.More >>
    Baylor University has settled a federal Title IX lawsuit brought by a former volleyball player who alleged that she was drugged and gang raped by at least four football players in 2012.More >>
  • 2014 top offensive player RB DeMarco Murray retires

    2014 top offensive player RB DeMarco Murray retires

    Friday, July 13 2018 2:57 PM EDT2018-07-13 18:57:42 GMT
    Friday, July 13 2018 8:22 PM EDT2018-07-14 00:22:26 GMT
    DeMarco Murray is retiring from the NFL.More >>
    DeMarco Murray is retiring from the NFL.More >>
  • Miami commissioners delay vote on Beckham soccer deal

    Miami commissioners delay vote on Beckham soccer deal

    Friday, July 13 2018 6:29 PM EDT2018-07-13 22:29:32 GMT
    Friday, July 13 2018 7:26 PM EDT2018-07-13 23:26:34 GMT
    (AP Photo/Lynne Sladky, File). FILE - In this Jan. 29, 2018, file photo, David Beckham poses for a photo at an event where it was announced that Major League Soccer is bringing an expansion team to Miami, in Miami. Beckham's latest soccer plan for Miam...(AP Photo/Lynne Sladky, File). FILE - In this Jan. 29, 2018, file photo, David Beckham poses for a photo at an event where it was announced that Major League Soccer is bringing an expansion team to Miami, in Miami. Beckham's latest soccer plan for Miam...
    Miami city commissioners have pushed back a vote following hours of public comment for and against David Beckham's latest soccer stadium plan.More >>
    Miami city commissioners have pushed back a vote following hours of public comment for and against David Beckham's latest soccer stadium plan.More >>
  • The Open returns to the nasty links of Carnoustie

    The Open returns to the nasty links of Carnoustie

    Thursday, July 12 2018 4:48 PM EDT2018-07-12 20:48:53 GMT
    Friday, July 13 2018 1:28 AM EDT2018-07-13 05:28:02 GMT
    (AP Photo/File). FILE - In this July 18, 1999, file photo, France's Jean Van de Velde smiles as he stands in the water of the Barry Burn that crosses the 18th fairway to see if his ball, bottom center, was playable during the final round of the 128th B...(AP Photo/File). FILE - In this July 18, 1999, file photo, France's Jean Van de Velde smiles as he stands in the water of the Barry Burn that crosses the 18th fairway to see if his ball, bottom center, was playable during the final round of the 128th B...
    BRITISH OPEN '18: Carnoustie has reputation as toughest links and the nickname 'Car-nasty' to match.More >>
    BRITISH OPEN '18: Carnoustie has reputation as toughest links and the nickname 'Car-nasty' to match.More >>
  • Police had previously responded to Bills star's home

    Police had previously responded to Bills star's home

    Thursday, July 12 2018 4:33 PM EDT2018-07-12 20:33:46 GMT
    Friday, July 13 2018 12:40 AM EDT2018-07-13 04:40:09 GMT
    (AP Photo/Rich Barnes, File). FILE - In this Dec. 17, 2017, file photo, Buffalo Bills running back LeSean McCoy (25) speaks with the media following an NFL football game against the Miami Dolphins, in Orchard Park, N.Y. LeSean McCoy says an allegation ...(AP Photo/Rich Barnes, File). FILE - In this Dec. 17, 2017, file photo, Buffalo Bills running back LeSean McCoy (25) speaks with the media following an NFL football game against the Miami Dolphins, in Orchard Park, N.Y. LeSean McCoy says an allegation ...
    Police say they responded to several nonviolent disputes at the home where Buffalo Bills star LeSean McCoy was attempting to evict his former girlfriend before an unidentified man bloodied the 34-year-old woman in...More >>
    Police say they responded to several nonviolent disputes at the home where Buffalo Bills star LeSean McCoy was attempting to evict his former girlfriend before an unidentified man bloodied the 34-year-old woman in a home invasion.More >>
  • Vive la France: Les Bleus advance to World Cup final

    Vive la France: Les Bleus advance to World Cup final

    Tuesday, July 10 2018 4:13 PM EDT2018-07-10 20:13:01 GMT
    Wednesday, July 11 2018 1:20 PM EDT2018-07-11 17:20:33 GMT
    (AP Photo/Natacha Pisarenko). France's Samuel Umtiti celebrates after scoring his sides 1st goal of the game during the semifinal match between France and Belgium at the 2018 soccer World Cup in the St. Petersburg Stadium in, St. Petersburg, Russia, Tu...(AP Photo/Natacha Pisarenko). France's Samuel Umtiti celebrates after scoring his sides 1st goal of the game during the semifinal match between France and Belgium at the 2018 soccer World Cup in the St. Petersburg Stadium in, St. Petersburg, Russia, Tu...
    France advances to World Cup final for first time since 2006 with 1-0 win over Belgium.More >>
    France advances to World Cup final for first time since 2006 with 1-0 win over Belgium.More >>
  • VIDEO: CA man drops, swings toddler at girlfriend 'like a baseball bat'

    VIDEO: CA man drops, swings toddler at girlfriend 'like a baseball bat'

    Wednesday, July 11 2018 1:56 AM EDT2018-07-11 05:56:19 GMT
    Wednesday, July 11 2018 1:56 AM EDT2018-07-11 05:56:19 GMT
    One police officer was so upset after seeing the footage he tracked down the suspect on his own, according to one of his colleagues. (Source: Mike Ogden/KCAL/KCBS/CNN)One police officer was so upset after seeing the footage he tracked down the suspect on his own, according to one of his colleagues. (Source: Mike Ogden/KCAL/KCBS/CNN)

    One police officer was so upset after seeing the footage he tracked down the suspect on his own, according to one of his colleagues.

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    One police officer was so upset after seeing the footage he tracked down the suspect on his own, according to one of his colleagues.

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  • Police: Woman assaulted at home of NFL star LeSean McCoy

    Police: Woman assaulted at home of NFL star LeSean McCoy

    Tuesday, July 10 2018 4:12 PM EDT2018-07-10 20:12:44 GMT
    Tuesday, July 10 2018 10:45 PM EDT2018-07-11 02:45:31 GMT
    (Source: WSB/CNN)(Source: WSB/CNN)

    Buffalo Bills running back LeSean McCoy says an allegation posted on social media accusing him of bloodying his former girlfriend's face is baseless and false.

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    Buffalo Bills running back LeSean McCoy says an allegation posted on social media accusing him of bloodying his former girlfriend's face is baseless and false.

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  • NFL players union files grievance over anthem policy

    NFL players union files grievance over anthem policy

    Tuesday, July 10 2018 12:12 PM EDT2018-07-10 16:12:58 GMT
    Tuesday, July 10 2018 6:54 PM EDT2018-07-10 22:54:51 GMT

    The NFL Players Association filed a grievance with the league challenging its national anthem policy.

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    The NFL Players Association filed a grievance with the league challenging its national anthem policy.

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  • It's official: Lakers announce LeBron James has signed

    It's official: Lakers announce LeBron James has signed

    Monday, July 9 2018 8:44 PM EDT2018-07-10 00:44:15 GMT
    Tuesday, July 10 2018 4:16 PM EDT2018-07-10 20:16:10 GMT
    LeBron James has officially joined the Los Angeles Lakers after signing his contract.More >>
    LeBron James has officially joined the Los Angeles Lakers after signing his contract.More >>
  • Williams knows Wimbledon's top-10 seeds stat needs asterisk

    Williams knows Wimbledon's top-10 seeds stat needs asterisk

    Monday, July 9 2018 4:02 PM EDT2018-07-09 20:02:05 GMT
    Tuesday, July 10 2018 7:22 AM EDT2018-07-10 11:22:15 GMT
    (AP Photo/Tim Ireland). Serena Williams of the United States celebrates winning a point during her women's singles match against Russia's Evgeniya Rodina, on day seven of the Wimbledon Tennis Championships, in London, Monday July 9, 2018.(AP Photo/Tim Ireland). Serena Williams of the United States celebrates winning a point during her women's singles match against Russia's Evgeniya Rodina, on day seven of the Wimbledon Tennis Championships, in London, Monday July 9, 2018.
    Serena Williams figures this statistic needs an asterisk: For the first time since Wimbledon started seeding players in the 1920s, none of the top 10 women reached the quarterfinals.More >>
    Serena Williams figures this statistic needs an asterisk: For the first time since Wimbledon started seeding players in the 1920s, none of the top 10 women reached the quarterfinals.More >>
  • Ex-Detroit Lions tight end Pettigrew arrested in Pittsburgh

    Ex-Detroit Lions tight end Pettigrew arrested in Pittsburgh

    Monday, July 9 2018 4:47 PM EDT2018-07-09 20:47:00 GMT
    Monday, July 9 2018 9:16 PM EDT2018-07-10 01:16:56 GMT
    (AP Photo/Paul Sancya, File). FILE - In this Nov. 26, 2015, file photo, Detroit Lions tight end Brandon Pettigrew (87) watches the scoreboard during the second half of an NFL football game against the Philadelphia Eagles, in Detroit. Pettigrew was arre...(AP Photo/Paul Sancya, File). FILE - In this Nov. 26, 2015, file photo, Detroit Lions tight end Brandon Pettigrew (87) watches the scoreboard during the second half of an NFL football game against the Philadelphia Eagles, in Detroit. Pettigrew was arre...
    Police say a former Detroit Lions player has been arrested in Pittsburgh for punching an officer in the chest after refusing to pay a limo driver.More >>
    Police say a former Detroit Lions player has been arrested in Pittsburgh for punching an officer in the chest after refusing to pay a limo driver.More >>
  • Isner finally reaches 1st Wimbledon quarterfinal on 10th try

    Isner finally reaches 1st Wimbledon quarterfinal on 10th try

    Monday, July 9 2018 4:32 PM EDT2018-07-09 20:32:19 GMT
    Monday, July 9 2018 4:47 PM EDT2018-07-09 20:47:37 GMT
    (AP Photo/Ben Curtis). John Isner of the US celebrates winning a point from Stefanos Tsitsipas of Greece during their men's singles match on the seventh day at the Wimbledon Tennis Championships in London, Monday July 9, 2018.(AP Photo/Ben Curtis). John Isner of the US celebrates winning a point from Stefanos Tsitsipas of Greece during their men's singles match on the seventh day at the Wimbledon Tennis Championships in London, Monday July 9, 2018.
    At long last, John Isner is a Wimbledon quarterfinalist, finally making that far in his 10th appearance.More >>
    At long last, John Isner is a Wimbledon quarterfinalist, finally making that far in his 10th appearance.More >>
  • Ex-athletes say Ohio State doc groped, ogled men for years

    Ex-athletes say Ohio State doc groped, ogled men for years

    Friday, July 6 2018 12:37 AM EDT2018-07-06 04:37:51 GMT
    Saturday, July 7 2018 9:07 AM EDT2018-07-07 13:07:55 GMT
    On paper, Richard Strauss was a well-regarded Ohio State University physician who examined young athletes for decades as a team doctor and sports-medicine researcher. (Source: OSU/WSYX/CNN)On paper, Richard Strauss was a well-regarded Ohio State University physician who examined young athletes for decades as a team doctor and sports-medicine researcher. (Source: OSU/WSYX/CNN)

    Some of the men who claim they were molested by a now-dead team doctor decades ago at Ohio State University say he wasn't stopped by administrators even after students complained.

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    Some of the men who claim they were molested by a now-dead team doctor decades ago at Ohio State University say he wasn't stopped by administrators even after students complained.

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  • The Latest: Judging errors cast confusion at hot dog contest

    The Latest: Judging errors cast confusion at hot dog contest

    Wednesday, July 4 2018 1:15 PM EDT2018-07-04 17:15:24 GMT
    Thursday, July 5 2018 6:48 AM EDT2018-07-05 10:48:25 GMT
    (Photo by Evan Agostini/Invision/AP). Ten-time and defending Nathan's Famous Men's Champion Joey Chestnut poses with 72 hot dogs during Nathan's Famous International Fourth of July Hot Dog Eating Contest weigh-in at the Empire State Building on Tuesday...(Photo by Evan Agostini/Invision/AP). Ten-time and defending Nathan's Famous Men's Champion Joey Chestnut poses with 72 hot dogs during Nathan's Famous International Fourth of July Hot Dog Eating Contest weigh-in at the Empire State Building on Tuesday...
    Chestnut gobbles record 74 franks and buns to win his 11th title at Nathan's hot dog eating contest.More >>
    Chestnut gobbles record 74 franks and buns to win his 11th title at Nathan's hot dog eating contest.More >>
  • VERY GRAPHIC: NFL player posts image of maimed hand to warn about fireworks safety

    VERY GRAPHIC: NFL player posts image of maimed hand to warn about fireworks safety

    Wednesday, July 4 2018 4:43 PM EDT2018-07-04 20:43:27 GMT
    Wednesday, July 4 2018 4:43 PM EDT2018-07-04 20:43:27 GMT
    Jason Pierre-Paul has continued playing for the New York Giants, wrapping his right hand in a cast. (Source: AP Photo/Rick Scuteri)Jason Pierre-Paul has continued playing for the New York Giants, wrapping his right hand in a cast. (Source: AP Photo/Rick Scuteri)

    Jason Pierre-Paul of the New York Giants severely injured his hand in a fireworks accident in 2015, losing a finger and almost his football career.

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    Jason Pierre-Paul of the New York Giants severely injured his hand in a fireworks accident in 2015, losing a finger and almost his football career.

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  • Record 10 homers as AL wins All-Star Game 8-6 in 10 innings

    Record 10 homers as AL wins All-Star Game 8-6 in 10 innings

    Wednesday, July 18 2018 3:55 AM EDT2018-07-18 07:55:51 GMT
    Wednesday, July 18 2018 8:03 AM EDT2018-07-18 12:03:21 GMT
    (AP Photo/Patrick Semansky). Houston Astros George Springer (4) congratulates Houston Astros Alex Bregman (2) on Bregman's solo home run during the tenth inning at the Major League Baseball All-star Game, Tuesday, July 17, 2018 in Washington.(AP Photo/Patrick Semansky). Houston Astros George Springer (4) congratulates Houston Astros Alex Bregman (2) on Bregman's solo home run during the tenth inning at the Major League Baseball All-star Game, Tuesday, July 17, 2018 in Washington.
    Bregman, Springer homer in 10th inning as AL beats NL 8-6 in All-Star Game.More >>
    Bregman, Springer homer in 10th inning as AL beats NL 8-6 in All-Star Game.More >>
  • Lawsuit, ex-student focus on complaints about Ohio State doc

    Lawsuit, ex-student focus on complaints about Ohio State doc

    Tuesday, July 17 2018 10:08 AM EDT2018-07-17 14:08:31 GMT
    Wednesday, July 18 2018 3:58 AM EDT2018-07-18 07:58:58 GMT
    (Ohio State University via AP, File). FILE - This undated file photo shows a photo of Dr. Richard Strauss. Former Ohio State president E. Gordon Gee and former vice president of human resources Linda Tom tell The Columbus Dispatch they don't remember r...(Ohio State University via AP, File). FILE - This undated file photo shows a photo of Dr. Richard Strauss. Former Ohio State president E. Gordon Gee and former vice president of human resources Linda Tom tell The Columbus Dispatch they don't remember r...
    A lawsuit by four former Ohio State University wrestlers alleges the school failed to stop "rampant sexual misconduct" by a now-dead team doctor despite being "repeatedly informed" about his behavior.More >>
    A lawsuit by four former Ohio State University wrestlers alleges the school failed to stop "rampant sexual misconduct" by a now-dead team doctor despite being "repeatedly informed" about his behavior.More >>
  • Anthony Joshua can't escape talk of Deontay Wilder

    Anthony Joshua can't escape talk of Deontay Wilder

    Tuesday, July 17 2018 8:44 PM EDT2018-07-18 00:44:43 GMT
    Wednesday, July 18 2018 3:58 AM EDT2018-07-18 07:58:55 GMT
    (AP Photo/Frank Augstein, File). FILE - In this March 31, 2018, file photo, Britain's Anthony Joshua, rear, tries to hit New Zealand's Joseph Parker during their heavyweight title bout in Cardiff, Wales. In June, the World Boxing Association ordered Jo...(AP Photo/Frank Augstein, File). FILE - In this March 31, 2018, file photo, Britain's Anthony Joshua, rear, tries to hit New Zealand's Joseph Parker during their heavyweight title bout in Cardiff, Wales. In June, the World Boxing Association ordered Jo...
    Anthony Joshua can't escape talk of Deontay Wilder even with different fight scheduled with Alexander Povetkin.More >>
    Anthony Joshua can't escape talk of Deontay Wilder even with different fight scheduled with Alexander Povetkin.More >>

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