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Mississippi Women’s Basketball Relies on Key Metro Area Graduates

The metro area is known for producing some of the state’s best players. This season, graduates of several local high schools are big contributors to the state’s largest women’s basketball …

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Small Schools Making Impressions

The “smalls,” as they are often referred to in the sports circle, are nicknamed such because of their small enrollment and the size of the athletic program.

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Andy Kennedy in the Hot Seat

Any time a new sports season starts, people talk about contenders, the best players and, at some point, turn to which coaches are in the hot seat—you know, the coaches …

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JFP 2013 College Basketball Preview

College football has left us only bowl games to feast upon, the NFL regular season is beginning to reach its conclusion, and we are thinking about college basketball.


Bulldogs Stun Rebels in Basketball Upset

STARKVILLE, Miss. (AP) — Mississippi State had a 13-game losing streak, only seven scholarship players and every reason in the world to roll over for Mississippi on Saturday in front …


'I'm gay': NBA Player Jason Collins Breaks Barrier

For more than a decade as a professional athlete, Collins remained silent about his sexuality, worried about what teammates, opponents, fans — the world, really — might think.


LeBron James Headed Home to Cleveland Cavaliers

LeBron James told Sports Illustrated Friday that he's decided to go home. It's a move that would have seemed unfathomable four years ago, after the venomous fallout that followed his …


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 …

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Devontae Shuler

Devontae Shuler, despite scoring 20 points and adding five rebounds and five assists, was pleased but not satisfied with his performance Sunday as Mississippi defeated Tennessee Tech 80-63. “My foot …

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Denae Carter

Freshman Denae Carter has played a major part in the Bulldogs’ outstanding non-conference play, with Philadelphia, Pa., native Carter playing in all 12 games and starting in two so far …