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Cavs to sign Andrew Wiggins to contract
by The Associated Press
Jul 22, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
CLEVELAND -- Andrew Wiggins will sign his rookie contract with the Cavaliers. It's still not clear if he'll play for them. A person familiar with the negotiations says the Cavs will sign the No. 1 ...
Football title games moving to MSU, UM
JACKSON -- The Mississippi High School Activities Association announced several changes to its postseason venues, including moving the football championships from Jackson to the campus stadiums at ...
Jul 21, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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UT's freshman class features familiar names
KNOXVILLE, Tenn. -- Tennessee is counting on family connections to help the program return to prominence. Five players from Butch Jones' highly touted freshman class have family members who also pl...
Jul 21, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
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LSU shrugs off NFL departures, has high hopes
HOOVER, Ala. -- The NFL has taken another big chunk out of LSU's roster. As usual, coach Les Miles just shrugs, says that's part of the job and plans to replace them with guys who are just as good ...
Jul 21, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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Parks among ICC softball academic honorees
FULTON -- Nine Itawamba Community College softball players have been recognized as All-America Scholar Athletes by the National Fastpitch Coaches Association (NFCA) for finishing the 2013-14 school...
Jul 19, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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MACJC confirms changes for baseball in 2015
JACKSON -- The Mississippi Association of Community and Junior Colleges is changing scheduling and playoff formats for the 2015 baseball season. The association says in a news release that each jun...
Jul 19, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
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McIlroy builds 6-shot lead at British
HOYLAKE, England -- Rory McIlroy looked as though he had just thrown a knockout punch at the British Open, and it was only Saturday. When he rolled in a 10-foot eagle putt on the final hole for a 4...
Jul 19, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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Two-time champions honored by MAC
The spoils went to the victors. And the runners-up. First-year Kossuth head coach Trave Hopkins was named Class 3A Coach of the Year in the annual Mississippi Association of Coaches All-State Team....
Jul 18, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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Braves part ways with struggling Uggla
ATLANTA -- The Atlanta Braves did everything they could over the last year to find a team willing to trade for struggling second baseman Dan Uggla. There were no takers. Uggla's frustrating, four-y...
Jul 18, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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NCAA sets vote on modified governance
INDIANAPOLIS -- The biggest conferences in college sports may finally get exactly what they want — autonomy over some of today's most contentious issues. After years of consternation and months of ...
Jul 18, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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Plaza Lanes Bowling Leagues
Results from recent bowling league action at Plaza Bowling Lanes. Summer Fun 7-17 Sweeter Than Yoo-Hoo 23-9 Women’s Lib 23-9 Howell Inc. 20-12 Justice League 19.5-12.5 The Rebels 17.5-14.5 Tons O’ ...
Jul 17, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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Slighted Wallace ready to lead Rebs
HOOVER, Ala. -- Bo Wallace's career passing numbers are drastically higher than any other returning quarterback in the Southeastern Conference. Yet on Thursday, Mississippi's senior learned the med...
Jul 17, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
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SEC players mostly leave lobbying to others
HOOVER, Ala. -- Southeastern Conference players have mostly been content to let league administrators and coaches take up the drumbeat for NCAA reform — not that they're complaining. SEC commission...
Jul 17, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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Tull records hole-in-one
Sam Tull has put a stamp of approval on the reopened Hillandale Golf Course. He also ruled the day against two course champions. Recently Tull carded a hole-in-one on No. 2. The course, which reope...
Jul 16, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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Farris promoted to NE assistant AD
BOONEVILLE -- Kent Farris expects to make a broader impact on all nine intercollegiate athletic programs at Northeast Mississippi Community College as he enters into a new role. Farris has been tab...
Jul 16, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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SEC Network launch looming; some fans in dark
HOOVER, Ala. -- Fan Lee Massengale is already worried about Georgia's game with Troy, even with Clemson and South Carolina coming up first. Massengale's not sure if his cable provider will be carry...
Jul 16, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
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Local anglers finish in Top 5 at WCC
PICKWICK, Tenn. — A trio of local anglers hooked a top five finish in the World Championship of Catfishing on July 12. David Shipman, Brooke Wilkins and Jay Cartwright combined to catch 39 pounds o...
Jul 15, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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Mississippi St. eyes jump in SEC standings
HOOVER, Ala. -- Mississippi State has been a reasonably successful program during coach Dan Mullen's five-year tenure, advancing to four straight bowl games. Now the Bulldogs have a roster that loo...
Jul 15, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
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Star power lacking at SEC Media Days
HOOVER, Ala. -- Florida quarterback Jeff Driskel insists there are still plenty of superstars in the Southeastern Conference. The only problem is nobody's heard of them yet. One year after high-pro...
Jul 15, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
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North Mississippi Motor Park Speedway
Saturday racing returned to the fastest high bank track in North Mississippi following a one-week holiday weekend hiatus. Thirty-five signed in at North Mississippi Motor Park, with 33 racing in th...
Jul 14, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
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