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Jerry Rice

In sports, the word "greatest" gets thrown around a lot. Just do a quick Google search, and you will find articles from the greatest football quarterback to the greatest badminton ...

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Les Miles is Out, Orgeron Head Coach at LSU

LSU fired coach Les Miles and offensive coordinator Cam Cameron on Sunday, and promoted defensive line coach Ed Orgeron to interim head coach.

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Scott Stricklin

Mississippi State University needed a new athletic director in 2010 after Greg Byrne left to take the position of vice president of athletics at the University of Arizona. He made ...

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Chad Kelly

Playing just five days after an emotional loss to Florida State, quarterback Chad Kelly threw for 219 yards and three touchdowns to lead the Rebels to a 38-13 victory over ...

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Why You Should Report Sports Injuries

Underreporting sports injuries can lead to athletes' injuries worsening.

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Nick Mullens

Nick Mullens ran for two 1-yard touchdowns—including the go-ahead score late in the third quarter—and passed for two TDs as Southern Miss scored 34 unanswered points to upset Kentucky 44-35 ...

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Javancy Jones

In the three seasons he has been on the field for JSU, Jones has terrorized opposing offenses.

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Dak Prescott Likely to Start for the Cowboys

FRISCO, Texas (AP) — Tony Romo is out with yet another back injury and it's unknown when he will return, although Dallas coach Jason Garrett says he expects his star ...

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Sheldon Rankins

The New Orleans Saints are trying to fix a defense that was terrible last season. It was one of the worst in the history of the NFL, but this preseason ...

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Clarence Weatherspoon

One of the greatest men's basketball players in the history of the University of Southern Mississippi is coming home. Former USM star forward Clarence Weatherspoon is joining the staff as ...

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Dak Prescott Expected to Play Against Seattle in the Second Half Tonight

Dak Prescott shrugs at the suggestion that the Dallas rookie quarterback's startling success in two preseason games is a product of what skeptics might call the "vanilla" defenses of the ...

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Ego, and the Fear of Losing

We power up each step. We rise higher and higher. We feel our legs become heavy. We make one last push to the top. We reach the top of the ...

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The Art and Craft of Dak Prescott

I love that the 23-year-old tells anyone who will listen that his success so far is about how hard he works on his craft. It's almost like he is intentionally ...

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Sam Kendricks

Four years ago, pole-vaulter Sam Kendricks barely missed reaching the U.S. track-and-field Olympic trials. He was 25th on an entry list that only invited the 24 participants.

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Dak Prescott

If Dak Prescott was nervous last Saturday, he certainly didn't let it show. The former Mississippi State University quarterback and NFL rookie threw for two touchdowns and 139 yards in ...