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Bryant first with 3 HR, 2 doubles


by The Associated Press
Jun 27, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
CINCINNATI -- Kris Bryant became the first major leaguer to hit three homers and two doubles in a game, and Jake Arrieta added a solo shot in the ballpark where he threw a no-hitter in April, leadi...
Kossuth champs ink with Northeast
Northeast Mississippi Community College didn’t have to travel too far to land four multiple state champions. Kossuth High School proved to be the hot spot with four recent graduates taking their ta...
Jun 24, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
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Arizona forces CWS bracket final rematch


OMAHA, Neb. -- For the first time in a long time, Oklahoma State's pitching looked vulnerable. Arizona collected 14 hits Friday against what had been the best pitching staff in the NCAA Tournament ...
Jun 24, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 6 6 recommendations | email to a friend
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Manziel's attorney shows doubts in errant text


DALLAS -- An attorney handling Johnny Manziel's domestic violence case expressed doubts about the Heisman Trophy-winning quarterback's ability to stay clean and said he was given a receipt that sho...
Jun 24, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
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Rural mail carrier becomes pro fisherman
SELMER, Tenn. -- Fishing from the time he was a little boy has led a former Selmer man into becoming a pro fisherman in addition to his regular job as a rural route postal carrier. Keith Amerson ha...
Jun 23, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 6 6 recommendations | email to a friend
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76ers take Simmons with No. 1 pick
NEW YORK -- The Philadelphia 76ers selected LSU freshman Ben Simmons with the No. 1 pick Thursday night as the NBA draft opened with three straight freshmen. The 76ers grabbed the versatile 6-foot-...
Jun 23, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
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Toy dinosaur fuels Oklahoma St. success
OMAHA, Neb. -- Oklahoma State shut out its first two opponents at the College World Series and has allowed only five earned runs while winning all seven of its NCAA Tournament games. Cowboys fans s...
Jun 23, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
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Former MVP Rose traded to Knicks


NEW YORK -- Derrick Rose was once writing a great NBA story, the hometown kid leading the Chicago Bulls to their greatest heights since Michael Jordan. Then injuries set in, and Rose may never agai...
Jun 22, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 7 7 recommendations | email to a friend
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Cardinals complete sweep of Cubs


CHICAGO -- When the St. Louis Cardinals arrived at Wrigley Field for a three-game series, manager Mike Matheny shook off questions about their 12 1/2-game deficit to the surging Cubs by insisting h...
Jun 22, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 8 8 recommendations | email to a friend
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LSU's Simmons hopes to be NBA's top pick


NEW YORK -- Ben Simmons has the sneaker deal and the TV show, so off the court he already has the look of a star. The only questions seem to be about what he can do on the floor. Assuming the Phila...
Jun 22, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 12 12 recommendations | email to a friend
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Locals win annual NE golf tournament

Northeast Mississippi Community College’s gridiron supporters recently spent an afternoon on the links with the goals of giving back to the program and enjoying a relaxing period in the sunshine. T...
Jun 21, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 7 7 recommendations | email to a friend
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ESPYs will honor slain Tennessee teen

KNOXVILLE, Tenn. -- Zaevion Dobson, a high school football player who was shot to death while shielding two girls from gunfire, will receive the Arthur Ashe Courage Award at the ESPYs. The 15-year-...
Jun 21, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 7 7 recommendations | email to a friend
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Alabama assistants 
receive new deals


TUSCALOOSA, Ala. -- New Alabama defensive coordinator Jeremy Pruitt will make $1 million annually under his three-year deal. The compensation committee of the University of Alabama system trustees ...
Jun 21, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 9 9 recommendations | email to a friend
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Tull repeats as All-State performer

One of the most successful athletes in the history of the Northeast Mississippi Community College golf program has received another prestigious accolade as his outstanding career in Booneville come...
Jun 20, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 7 7 recommendations | email to a friend
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No. 1 Gators face tall task in Omaha


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LeBron brings title home to Cleveland


CLEVELAND -- LeBron James stepped off the plane and into a blizzard of red-and-gold confetti before hoisting the Larry O'Brien trophy. It gleamed in the bright summer sun, a symbol of hope and hist...
Jun 20, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 8 8 recommendations | email to a friend
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Sorrell signs hoops scholarship with UNA
BOONEVILLE -- The last two Northeast Mississippi community College student-athletes to reach the illustrious 500-point plateau will come together again for one more season at the four-year level. R...
Jun 17, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 9 9 recommendations | email to a friend
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Warriors hope home court helps in Game 7


CLEVELAND -- The level of tension is growing rapidly for the Golden State Warriors. Someone gets suspended, someone gets hurt, someone gets ejected, and lots of someones make no effort to hide thei...
Jun 17, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 8 8 recommendations | email to a friend
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County dominates annual 1-3A team
Behind Player of the Year in Kossuth’s Jacob Wilcher, Alcorn County dominated the annual All-Division 1-3A Baseball team. Wilcher, who helped Kossuth win its third Class 3A state title in three yea...
Jun 16, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 8 8 recommendations | email to a friend
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Storms soften course, stop U.S. Open
OAKMONT, Pa. -- Even a rain-soaked Oakmont didn't keep the U.S. Open from delivering its usual dose of frustration. Just not the kind anyone expected. Defending champion Jordan Spieth, who had spen...
Jun 16, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 8 8 recommendations | email to a friend
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Briles claims wrongful termination


AUSTIN, Texas -- Fired Baylor coach Art Briles ripped his former employer Thursday, accusing the school of wrongful termination and indicating he has no interest in settling a federal lawsuit filed...
Jun 16, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 14 14 recommendations | email to a friend
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