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Dennis Allen

New Orleans Saints defensive coordinator Dennis Allen left London, England, with fonder memories than his last trip in 2014.

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Hunter McEachern

Fans may not remember Belhaven University quarterback Hunter McEachern's performance against East Texas Baptist University forever, but it was a great effort in a losing cause. McEachern did his best ...

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Ito Smith

Rushing yards have not been easy to find for University of Southern Mississippi senior running back Ito Smith. The Mobile, Ala., native entered the third game of the season still ...

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Solomon Muhammad

Solomon Muhammad, a linebacker at Alcorn State University, is already having a breakout year as a redshirt sophomore. He has nearly been a one-man wrecking crew on the Braves' defense ...

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The Slate

The first week of the NFL season brought a few surprises. A major surprise was the Kansas City Chiefs' blowout victory over the New England Patriots in the opening game ...

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Robert Brazile

When people discuss the greatest outside linebacker in professional football history, former New York Giant Lawrence Taylor is often near the top of the list. However, one could make the ...

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College football got off to a good start for some teams, including Mississippi State and the University of Mississippi, but others, such as Southern Miss, are still looking for answers. ...

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Conerly Trophy Hopefuls 2017

This year’s race for the Conerly Trophy should be as wide open as ever.

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Finally, college football returns all around the country this week. It is also the final week of the NFL preseason, and most teams will be cutting their rosters from 90 ...

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Gene Murphy

On Aug. 16, long-time Hinds Community College head coach Gene Murphy announced that he has decided to step down.

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JFP College Football Preview 2017

It's that time of year once again when I lock myself away in a room and relive last college football season while preparing for the current one. Each year my ...

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JFP College Football Preview 2017: University of Southern Mississippi Golden Eagles

Year one of the Jay Hopson era was frustrating. USM opened the season with a major comeback victory over the University of Kentucky only to commit three turnovers in a ...

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JFP College Football Preview 2017: Jackson State University Tigers

The Tony Hughes era got off to a rough start, with Jackson State beginning the season on a three-game losing streak.

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JFP College Football Preview 2017: Mississippi State University Bulldogs

While a good academic progress rate got Mississippi State into a bowl game, the team left wins on the table last season.

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JFP College Football Preview 2017: University of Mississippi Rebels

Last season didn't go as planned for the University of Mississippi.

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JFP College Football Preview 2017: The Smalls

Last season, the Belhaven Blazers won just two games, but one of those game was against rival Millsaps College in the season opener. Belhaven then lost eight games in a ...

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The NFL preseason is in its third week, and every team's starters are playing a good portion of the games. College football starts next week for most teams, but there ...

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Malik Heath

It is easy to see why Malik Heath's teammates and coaches compare him to Dallas Cowboys wide receiver Dez Bryant and Atlanta Falcons wide-out Julio Jones. His body control and ...

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Lenorris Footman

Lenorris Footman signed with the Braves in 2013 after graduating from Jefferson County High School in Monticello, Fla., where he led his team to the 2011 1A State Football Championship.

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Dallas Cowboys quarterback Dak Prescott will have to work twice as hard to avoid a sophomore slump after the recent suspension of running back Ezekiel Elliott. Prescott has a chance ...

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Sean Payton

Saints head coach Sean Payton came to New Orleans at one of the lowest points in the franchise's history.

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The second week of August brings the first full week of preseason NFL games. Every team is in action this week with plenty of games on to fill the long ...

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Donald Driver

Wide receiver Donald Driver is without question one of the greatest athletes in the history of Alcorn State University. Even though he played just three season for the Braves, he ...

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The Slate

It is great to see The Slate start and end with football. Next week will have plenty of NFL action, as the rest of the league kicks off its preseason ...

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Gabe Myles

Mississippi State University wide receiver Gabe Myles is one athlete on the watch list for the Wuerffel Trophy.

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Things escalated rather quickly at the University of Mississippi. Head football coach Hugh Freeze went from nearly untouchable to fired seemingly overnight.

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Keontre Anderson

The JSU Tigers' defense could end up leading the team in returning to the top of the SWAC, and the pressure to wreak havoc on opposing offenses will fall on ...

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No one really knows how entertaining the University of Mississippi will be on the football field this fall. But one thing is for sure: The program is becoming a must-watch ...

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Fred McNair

Alcorn State University quickly announced former great Fred McNair as interim head coach after Head Coach Jay Hopson's departure.

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Now that the MLB All-Star break is over, it is time for NFL training camps to get underway. Rookies for the Dallas Cowboys will be the first to report, heading ...

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Joey Chestnut

While you may have eaten too much this Fourth of July, you probably didn't put down 72 hot dogs, which is how many Joey "Jaws" Chestnut finished in 10 minutes ...

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Now that July is fully underway, we have plenty of football activity to look forward to. NFL training camps will open later this month, preseason games are about a month ...

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Leslie Frazier

Leslie Frazier was the 1985 starting cornerback for the Chicago Bears team that won Super Bowl XX.

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The dog days of summer are here, and the sports world slows down this year. There are no major sporting events to watch until college and pro football return in ...

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Morgan William

Mississippi State University is going to be well represented at the 2017 ESPY Awards. Current and former Bulldogs are up for recognition during the program, which airs on ABC on ...

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Tony DiCicco

Former U.S. Women's National Soccer Team head coach Tony DiCicco died from cancer at the age of 68 on Monday, June 19.

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Last week, Discovery Channel announced that U.S. Olympian swimming great Michael Phelps would race a great white shark during this year's "Shark Week." The race will help kick off the ...

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Cody Brown

Before this season, MSU hasn't won a regional after losing the opening game since 1979. Redshirt senior infielder-outfielder Cody Brown was one of the bright spots in the Bulldogs' opening ...

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Tori Bowie

The Mississippi Sports Hall of Fame and Museum is set to honor sprinter Tori Bowie and pole-vaulter Sam Kendricks with a meet and greet from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m.

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Brent Rooker

The day after the regular season ended, Monday, May 22, turned out to be a great day for Mississippi State University first baseman Brent Rooker. He is in the midst ...

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Zack Shannon

Delta State University junior first-baseman Zack Shannon didn't win the 2017 Ferriss Trophy, but he will get an opportunity that the other finalists might not get. Shannon and his teammates ...

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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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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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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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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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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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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 ...

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The Slate

If your bracket isn't busted after the first weekend of the NCAA Men's Basketball Tournament, feel free to rub it in with the rest of us. It didn't take long ...

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