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Ole Miss Enacts Self-Imposed Bowl Ban, May Face More Penalties

JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — The University of Mississippi's football team will not play in the postseason next year. The Rebels might be facing more penalties, too, now that the NCAA ...

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Kirk McCarty

Kirk McCarty didn't have to go far to continue playing baseball after a standout career at Oak Grove High School. The former Warrior stayed in Hattiesburg to attend the University ...

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Teaira McCowan

Mississippi State's Teaira McCowan is 6-foot-7 with broad shoulders, plenty of athleticism and a surprisingly soft touch around the basket. She also, at times, has displayed quite a temper.

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Dominique Dillingham

A career game from Mississippi State senior Dominique Dillingham helped the No. 5 Bulldogs continue to stay atop the SEC.

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Brady Leads Biggest Comeback, Patriots Win 34-28 in OT

They looked old and outmanned. Their star quarterback was frazzled, their stingy defense was a sieve. So what? Tom Brady and the New England Patriots shrugged and did what they ...

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Streaming the Super Bowl: See The Game, Special Features and Ads

NEW YORK (AP) — You can watch the Super Bowl online for free, but there are a few catches. For starters, you're out of luck on phones unless you're a ...

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Will Experience Give New England An Edge In SuperBowl 51?

HOUSTON (AP) — There's no hiding it. One edge the New England Patriots have over the Atlanta Falcons in Sunday's Super Bowl can't be denied: experience.

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Malcolm Butler

Malcolm Butler, a Vicksburg, Miss., native, immediately became a lasting part of Super Bowl lore, making the first interception of his career and preserving New England's 28-24 win.

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Paris Collins

Paris Collins made six 3-pointers and scored 28 points in his return from a broken bone in his shooting hand and Jackson State beat Mississippi Valley State 83-68 on Saturday.

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Jon Gilbert

On Tuesday, Jan. 24, USM President Rodney D. Bennett announced that Jon Gilbert will be taking the reins as director of athletics.

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Deandre Burnett

Deandre Burnett added 14 points to help Ole Miss defeat Missouri, shooting 3-for-6 from 3-point ranges.

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Brittany Dinkins

Everything has come together this year for University of Southern Mississippi senior guard Brittany Dinkins, who is having her best basketball season at USM in points, rebounds, assists and steals.

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Chris Jones

Over in the AFC, one of Prescott's former teammates had a solid rookie season for the Kansas City Chiefs. Defensive tackle Chris Jones left MSU after his junior season, and ...

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Blair Schaefer

The latest victory for unbeaten Mississippi State was doubly satisfying for coach Vic Schaefer.


Ole Miss Outlasts Auburn for First SEC Win

AUBURN, Ala. (AP) — Rasheed Brooks hit a straightaway 3-pointer with 39 seconds left, and Deandre Burnett went 4 for 4 from the foul line in the final 30 seconds ...