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Duval, Martin join Sanderson Farms field


Former World No. 1, David Duval, has joined the Sanderson Farms Championship’s field. The tournament is set for Nov. 3-9 at the Country Club of Jackson. Duval won 13 PGA TOUR tournaments between 1997 and 2001 and won a major title at The Open Championship in 2001. Along with Duval, last week’s Shriners Hospitals for […]

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The great Bruiser was born 100 years ago


Before Manning and Payton, Rice and Alworth, before McNair and Hull, Slater and Conerly, Favre and Guy, and all the other stars in Mississippi’s incredible football constellation, there was Bruiser. He was Frank Kinard, born Oct. 23, 1914, 100 years ago today. We’ll honor the great Bruiser tonight (4:30-7 p.m.) when we launch our new […]

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Don’t miss debut of new Hall of Fame book


We begin with an admission: I just thought I knew about everything there was to know about Mississippi sports history and heroes. And then I started working on a book — Mississippi’s Greatest Athletes — to benefit the Mississippi Sports Hall of Fame and Museum about a year ago. That’s when I found out how […]

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Overby Center to host SEC Network panel


To set the table for the first Ole Miss appearance on the SEC Network’s traveling pre-game show, SEC Nation, the Overby Center for Southern Journalism and Politics will host the network’s top executives, the Southeastern Conference’s associate commissioner for television, and SEC Nation’s reporter to talk about their new venture on the eve of the […]

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Look what’s happening in the old land mass


Look at it. Stare. Blink your eyes. Shake your head. Pinch yourself. OK, it’s still there. Well then, try to comprehend. We are five games in the 2014 college football season. Mississippi State and Ole Miss are tied for third in the U-S-A. LSU, who had been in the Top 25 for 87 straight Associated […]

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Paddy Harrington heading to Jackson!


With just over a month left before the start of the Sanderson Farms Championship, 2014 European Ryder Cup Team Vice Captain Padraig Harrington highlights the list of players with Ryder Cup experience making early commitments to the tournament.  Harrington commits to play on the heels of the European Team’s 16½ to 11½ victory in the […]

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Gov. Winter remembers 1941 and ‘The Game’


People don’t believe me when I tell them this, but it’s true: Mississippi State and Ole Miss once played a football game with the Southeastern Conference Championship at stake. It’s true. It happened nearly 74 years ago in 1940. I have an eyewitness. His name is William Winter and we know him as Governor and […]

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In Scooba, it will be Bill Buckner Drive


SCOOBA — William “Bill” Buckner Memorial Drive will be dedicated Saturday at 11 a.m. before No. 1 ranked East Mississippi Community College’s 2 p.m. homecoming game against Jones Junior College. Alumni, friends and family should gather near the road in front of Sullivan-Windham Field, near Highway 16, where the ceremony will take place. The late Bill Buckner, […]

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MSHoF announces Class of 2015


Brett Favre, who rose from a lightly recruited high school player in tiny Kiln to a three-time National Football League MVP, headlines the 2015 class selected for induction into the Mississippi Sports Hall of Fame. Favre, the leading passer in NFL history. will go into the MSHoF in his first year of eligibility in ceremonies […]

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30 years later: Alcorn-Valley unforgotten


Alcorn State and Mississippi Valley State will play a football game at Itta Bena Saturday. That’s what was supposed to happen 30 years ago next month. It did not. What happened was something else entirely, something so grand, so magnificent that 30 years later people still talk about it. As the public address announcer said […]

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