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Kaitlin Lee

The University of Mississippi's surprise run to the title featured phenomenal pitching from the Rebel's Kaitlin Lee. In four games, she gave up just three runs in four games, with ...

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Taylor Hughes

Southern University, the No. 4 seed out of the West Division, shocked Alcorn State University, the No. 1 seed out of the East, on the opening day of the 2017 ...

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Mississippi NAACP: Move NCAA Softball Tourney from Ole Miss Due to State Flag

Mississippi NAACP is requesting the NCAA continue its opposition to symbols of racial hatred and expand its ban to all NCAA sanctioned events and relocate the Softball Regional Tournament at ...

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Michael Jackson

An early morning accident has claimed the lives of two people, including former NFL player Michael Jackson.

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LeeMarcus Boyd

University of Southern Mississippi junior shortstop LeeMarcus Boyd is making big strides with his bat at the right time of year. The regular season is winding down, and he is ...

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Evan Engram

The New York Giants got a tight end and a deep threat in one package in the NFL draft. In another move to revive their anemic offense, the Giants selected ...

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Alexis Silkwood

Performing at a high level in college sports is no easy task. It is even harder knowing that, at the same time, your future in the sport is in the ...

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Markel Crawford

Mississippi has added graduate transfer guard Markel Crawford, who should bolster the Rebels' backcourt next season.

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Caroline Seitz

The University of Georgia only scored 13 runs combined in its three-game softball series against Mississippi State University last weekend. Meanwhile, MSU senior Caroline Seitz drove in 14 runs by ...

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Jackson Plans to Pursue New Orleans Pelicans NBA Team

The City of Jackson will submit a formal letter of intent to the National Basketball Association to pursue a development-league affiliate for the New Orleans Pelicans today.

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Amy Carroll-Denley

Soon, the Gulf South Conference will honor one of the greatest women's basketball players in Delta State University history, Amy Carroll-Denley, who is among five new inductees in the 2017 ...

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Shea Patterson

Shea Patterson had a three-game, crash course as Mississippi's quarterback in November after senior starter Chad Kelly went down with a knee injury.

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Mississippi State Women Come Up Short of Miracle NCAA Finish

The Mississippi State miracle finished a little short. Two days after ending four-time defending national champion UConn's record 111-game winning streak, the Bulldogs lost 67-55 to SEC rival South Carolina ...

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Clint Dempsey

For many people, 2016 was a bad year, and the U.S. Men's National Soccer Team was no exception. The team had low points, such as its 0-2 loss to Guatemala ...

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Dwight Clark

There may not have been any NFL game in the 1980s more important than the 1982 NFC Championship Game. The game was a turning point in the fortunes of both ...