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Tori Bowie

Former USM sprinter Tori Bowie has gone from tiny Sandhill, Miss., to challenging the best women sprinters for the top spot.

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Bryan’s Wild Predictions 2015

Each year around this time, I take a look in my cloudy crystal ball and make some predictions about the upcoming college-football season.

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Jarius Moore

The Jackson State University Tigers turned to highly touted sophomore Jarius Moore to lead the ground game last season.

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The JFP 2015 College Football Preview

Folks in Mississippi will be talking about the 2014-2015 college football season for years to come. Last season was nearly dream-like for the state, as the eyes of the college ...

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2015 Games to Watch

If you could do nothing but travel the state each weekend to watch football, which games would you go see? I have spent weeks looking at schedules to tell you ...

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JFP 2015 College Football Preview: The Smalls

Last season, Alcorn State did something it hadn't done since Steve McNair graced the cover of Sports Illustrated: It won a SWAC football championship. The Braves continued their flight up ...

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JFP 2015 College Football Preview: Jackson State University

Jackson, Chang and Ivy are back this season for the Tigers, and all three have a year's worth of experience under their belts.

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JFP 2015 College Football Preview: University of Southern Mississippi

Southern Miss Head Coach Todd Monken will have a nice core returning on offense this season. The Golden Eagles return most of their offensive line, and junior quarterback Nick Mullens ...

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JFP 2015 College Football Preview: University of Mississippi

The Rebels reeled off seven straight wins and reached No. 3 in the polls last season. The team beat Boise State University to start, though the Broncos went on to ...

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JFP 2015 College Football Preview: Mississippi State University

Last season turned out to be a perfect storm for Mississippi State. The Bulldogs had a great mix of returning players, a favorable schedule and opponents with more questions than ...


Board Dismisses Ruling to Allow College Athletes to Unionize

The National Labor Relations Board on Monday overturned a historic ruling that gave Northwestern University football players the go-ahead to form the nation's first college athletes' union, saying the prospect ...

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Rico Richardson

One player from Jackson State is currently listed on an NFL roster: Rico Richardson for the Tennessee Titans.

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Jalana Ellis: From Canada to Mississippi

Since driving more than 1,100 miles south to the JSU campus from her hometown just northwest of Toronto, Jalana Ellis has started every game and led the team in points ...

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Zack Bird

Thanks to a 13-player trade between the Los Angeles Dodgers, Miami Marlins and Atlanta Braves, former Murrah High School graduate and star pitcher Zack Bird did go home again.

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Mullen Insists the 2015 Bulldogs Are a Veteran Squad

Coach Dan Mullen insists the 2015 Mississippi State Bulldogs are a veteran football team. The seventh-year coach says last year's rotation was so deep — especially on defense — that ...