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A-Rod takes pride in playing at 40
by The Associated Press
Jul 27, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
ARLINGTON, Texas -- Alex Rodriguez doesn't remember any clubhouse conversations as a young player about still being in the game at 40 years old. "You talk more about 35, coming into your mid-30s. F...
Locals make huge Impact in World Series
Three local players and as many coaches helped a 16U fast-pitch softball team have a huge impact this season. The 11-strong Mississippi Impact squad, which was cut down to 10 following a medical em...
Jul 24, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
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Kirk, Keith ink softball, soccer scholarships
Recent Corinth High School graduate Jamia Kirk will continue the family tradition at Northeast Mississippi Community College. Kirk signed a National Letter of Intent earlier this year to play softb...
Jul 24, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
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NCAA: USM, Tyndall committed multiple violations
The NCAA has outlined serious violations committed at Southern Mississippi, finding multiple violations in the men's basketball program during former coach Donnie Tyndall's tenure. The charges, whi...
Jul 24, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
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Contenders relying on recovered players
The fortunes of several potential Southeastern Conference contenders could hinge largely on players returning from serious injuries. Two of Mississippi's — and the SEC's — top players, left tackle ...
Jul 23, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
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Greinke's shutout streak on hold for birth
NEW YORK -- Zack Greinke's shutout streak is on hold while the Los Angeles Dodgers ace and his wife await the birth of their first child. Greinke has pitched 43 2-3 scoreless innings, and was set t...
Jul 23, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
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Gordon honored before final Brickyard
PITTSBORO, Ind. -- Jeff Gordon felt right at home Thursday back in small-town Indiana. His parents, some of his longtime friends and even some of his former high school teachers were among hundreds...
Jul 23, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
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Spurrier: I’m not too old to coach
COLUMBIA, S.C. -- Steve Spurrier has a message for all those "enemies" out there, saying he will remain South Carolina's coach for a long time. Spurrier said Wednesday that he's not too old at 70 t...
Jul 22, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
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Americans start looking toward Rio
TORONTO -- Alan Ashley isn't paying attention to the medal table at the Pan Am Games, but the American will be riveted to it at next year's Olympics in Rio de Janeiro. Ashley, the chief of sport pe...
Jul 22, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
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Teheran gets no help from Braves’ bats
ATLANTA -- Despite matching a career high with 11 strikeouts, Julio Teheran still can't solve the Los Angeles Dodgers. Teheran dropped to 0-4 with a 6.07 ERA in four career starts against the Dodge...
Jul 22, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
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Football league moving to CYMA
Returning to its roots, the Alcorn County Youth Football League is leaving Crossroads Regional Park and heading back to the place they started. “Thanks to an agreement reached with Dr. Patrick Tuck...
Jul 21, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
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South Carolina blending once again
COLUMBIA, S.C. -- Another year, another round of changes for the South Carolina men's basketball team. The Gamecocks enter this season with five newcomers, including McDonald's All-America selectio...
Jul 21, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
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Titans Hunter granted bond by Virginia judge
VIRGINIA BEACH, Va. -- Tennessee Titans wide receiver Justin Hunter was granted bond by a Virginia judge on Tuesday, a day after turning himself in to authorities in his hometown on a charge of mal...
Jul 21, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
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Johnson wins British Open in playoff
ST. ANDREWS, Scotland -- Zach Johnson cradled the silver claret jug in his arms. Jordan Spieth let it slip through his fingers. Spieth was right where he wanted to be in his spirited bid for the Gr...
Jul 20, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
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NCAA tweaks March Madness seeding rules
INDIANAPOLIS -- The committee that puts together the field of 68 for the NCAA men's basketball tournament will have more flexibility to set the First Four and give No. 2 seeds more favorable matchu...
Jul 20, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
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Women's baseball makes history in Toronto
TORONTO -- Women's baseball made history Monday at the Pan Am Games, the first time it's been played in a large, multi-sport event. There was no live television coverage at the debut, and perhaps o...
Jul 20, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
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High school football on the horizon
High school football season is just a little over a month away. All four Alcorn County teams will open the season on Friday, Aug. 21 in three combined games -- two inside the county borders. Bigger...
Jul 17, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
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Johnson still in control at St. Andrews
ST. ANDREWS, Scotland -- The grand pursuit of Jordan Spieth, redemption for Dustin Johnson, the mystery that has become Tiger Woods. It all came to a momentary halt Friday in the gloaming of St. An...
Jul 17, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
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Miles expects QB play to be "legitimately better"
HOOVER, Ala. -- LSU coach Les Miles said he expects the team's quarterback play to be "legitimately better" as it competes for a title in the difficult Southeastern Conference Western Division. Mil...
Jul 17, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
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Freeze trying to continue improvement
HOOVER, Ala. -- Mississippi has slowly improved for three straight seasons, becoming a legitimate factor in the Southeastern Conference Western Division last season. The Rebels hope a little more e...
Jul 16, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
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