Thursday's Starting Five: You Can Play A Sport, But Can Define (Or Spell) It? | Jackson Free Press | Jackson, MS

Thursday's Starting Five: You Can Play A Sport, But Can Define (Or Spell) It?

Ole Miss coach Houston Nutt on Rebel student-athlete Jerrell Powe: "Of course he can read, how do you think he's getting through college? Now he just needs to learn to keep his mouth shut."

Ole Miss coach Houston Nutt on Rebel student-athlete Jerrell Powe: "Of course he can read, how do you think he's getting through college? Now he just needs to learn to keep his mouth shut."

A Majors tournament … You can play football even if you can't spell it … Rebels thump Eagles … You can watch the M-Braves play the game, but can you define it?

College baseball: SCAC Tournament begins today at Smith-Wills Stadium. Host Millsaps will play Centre at 7 p.m.

College football: This story never gets old. Deadspin chimes in the Ole Miss' readin' dispute. "Ixnay on the illiteracyay! (Do you think he reads Pig Latin?)" Is all this book learnin' really necessary?

College baseball: Ole Miss 8, Southern Miss 4. The Rebels appear to be gaining momentum. The Eagles aren't. How bad is it? USM coach Corky Palmer says the Eagles need to start playing the way USM teams used to. Ouch.

Southern League baseball: M-Braves 9, Lookouts 8. The M-Braves win their fourth straight. Remember tonight is Thirsty Thursday, so get your drink on.

Baseball: Can you explain baseball in 150 words or less? If so, this guy wants to hear from you. (No fair asking Donna Ladd for help.)

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