Category: Guest Blog

Another first for NFL referee Sarah Thomas: She’s headed to the Super Bowl.

Posted on: January 20,2021

This article first appeared on and was written by Rick Cleveland. Mississippian Sarah Thomas on Sunday, Feb. 7, will become the first woman to officiate the Super Bowl. She will serve as the down judge, a position she has held in the NFL since 2015, when she became pro football’s first female official. You […]

Dale’s Sideline View 2-24-20

Posted on: February 25,2020

Ole Miss and Southern Mississippi are 6-1 on the young college baseball season while Mississippi State is 5-1 entering this week’s action. Ole Miss outscored Xavier 35-3 over the weekend as the Rebels’ pitchers shut out the visitors in the opening two games of the series. Three Rebels pitchers combined for a no-hitter on Friday night. […]

Dale’s Sideline View 2-17-20

Posted on: February 17,2020

College baseball is back in Mississippi. The big three guys of Mississippi State, Ole Miss and Southern Mississippi all had impressive starts to the college baseball year. Mississippi State, who has played in Omaha the last two years, swept Wright State in Starkville while USM did the same in Hattiesburg to Murray State. Ole Miss […]

Dale’s Sideline View – 2-3-20

Posted on: February 03,2020

The Kansas City Chiefs have waited 50 years and have finally returned the Vince Lombardo Trophy to the heartland of America. The Chiefs, led by Super Bowl MVP Patrick Mahomes, scored three touchdowns in the final six minutes of the game to help KC coach Andy Reid win his first Super Bowl as a head […]

Dales Sideline View

Posted on: January 27,2020

Eli Manning’s retirement from professional football was the big headline this week in Mississippi sports. Manning played 16 seasons for the New York Giants and led the G-Men to two Super Bowl titles. Manning will still be connected to the Giants in some capacity going forward. He retires as the highest paid professional football player […]

Dale’s Sideline View

Posted on: January 06,2020

For the first time since 1938 Ole Miss and Mississippi State will both have new head coaches entering the next college football season. Ole Miss stole the sports headlines in December with the surprise firing of Matt Luke and hiring of Lane Kiffin. Mississippi State has already taken over the sports headlines for this month […]

Dale’s Sideline View

Posted on: November 11,2019

Four weeks ago, there were 16 unbeaten college football teams. The list shortened again as Alabama and Penn State fell from those ranks. The Crimson Tide lost at home to unbeaten LSU while Penn State fell at undefeated Minnesota. The final five still with perfect marks are LSU, Minnesota, Ohio State, Baylor and defending national […]

Dale’s Sideline View

Posted on: November 03,2019

The list of unbeaten college football teams keeps getting shorter. SMU and Appalachian State both fell last week to shorten the list to seven entering this week. This time of year we seem to have elimination games each Saturday. This week is no different since two more unbeaten teams Minnesota and Penn State meet in […]


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