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Thursday's Starting Five: Let The Hype Begin

Rebels rising … Will Brett unretire again? … Texas prep sports are sick … M-Braves headed home … Will the Dogs' Eraser return?

College football: Sports Illustrated says Jevan Snead and Ole Miss could do great things this season. But, as SI points out, "questions remain." Like who's going to take Michael Oher's place as Snead's protector this season?

NFL football: Oh my God, Brett Favre might unretire again. Brett said Tuesday: "Nothing has changed. At this time, I am retired and have no intention of returning to football." "At this time, I am retired"???? Favre might be a Viking before the summer is over, no matter what his agent says.

High school sports: Texas postpones all athletic events due to swine flu. If Texas ain't allowing no ball to be played, you know it's serious, pardner.

Southern League baseball: M-Braves-Diamond Jaxx, ppd. A rainout prevents the M-Braves from losing again. The M-Braves begin a homestand against Montgomery tonight.

College basketball: Mississippi State's Justin Varnado is exploring his NBA options. Fearing that the Human Eraser might leave a year early, coach Rick Stansbury and Bulldogs fans are popping Tums like Tic Tacs.

College football: Doctor S has posted this year's state college football schedules on JFP Sports. Scroll down to the bottom of The Sked.

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