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Mets get Cespedes at trade deadline
by The Associated Press
Jul 31, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
NEW YORK -- The Mets finally landed the bat they were looking for in Yoenis Cespedes just ahead of Friday's trade deadline, and Cole Hamels confirmed he blocked a trade to Houston before Philadelph...
No surprise: Winston starting QB
TAMPA, Fla. -- The Tampa Bay Buccaneers are turning over their offense to Jameis Winston. Coach Lovie Smith officially named the first overall pick in the NFL draft his starting quarterback on Frid...
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3 private schools leaving for the MAIS
JACKSON -- Mississippi high school athletics experienced a major tremor Wednesday, almost three weeks before the start of football season. Natchez Cathedral, St. Aloysius in Vicksburg and St. Josep...
Jul 30, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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Dodgers bolster pitching via Braves, Marlins trades
ATLANTA -- The first-place Los Angeles Dodgers bolstered their pitching staff on the eve of the trade deadline, completing a 13-player deal with the Atlanta Braves and Miami Marlins on Thursday tha...
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Kubiak hoping history repeats itself
ENGLEWOOD, Colo. -- Gary Kubiak sure has the blueprints. He helped guide the Denver Broncos to back-to-back Super Bowls in the late 1990s as John Elway's backup-turned tutor and now he's trying to ...
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Roberts named Aggies head coach
Joe Dan Roberts was happy to adhere to the old sports’ adage. After watching Kossuth take the Pine Grove Tournament the last two years -- including a pair of wins over his Panthers -- the Pontotoc ...
Jul 29, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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Spurrier more confident in 2015 squad
BLYTHEWOOD, S.C. -- Steve Spurrier is significantly more confident about South Carolina's direction than he was at times last season. Spurrier acknowledged it was hard to believe in the Gamecocks, ...
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Titans ready for camp with Heisman winner
NASHVILLE, Tenn. -- Drafting a Heisman Trophy winner at quarterback brings greater attention and expectations to any NFL team. For the Tennessee Titans, all this buzz has been missing for years, so...
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Brady's 4-game suspension upheld
NEW YORK -- The commissioner pointed to concealed evidence. The team described it as a folly. And the agent added sham to the lexicon of "Deflategate." Then the players' union said it would take it...
Jul 28, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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Rockies, Jays swap star shortstops
DENVER -- The Colorado Rockies and Toronto Blue Jays have swapped star shortstops. The teams confirmed the blockbuster trade Tuesday that sends Jose Reyes and right-handed pitchers Miguel Castro, J...
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'Dr. Jen' embraces breakthrough role
TEMPE, Ariz. -- Jen Welter accepts the title of trailblazer, embraces the chance to be a role model for girls and, perhaps most of all, can't wait to get beyond the hype and on to work when the Ari...
Jul 28, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
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Bostonians wonder: Now what?
BOSTON -- Opponents are cheering the unceremonious demise of Boston's bid for the 2024 Summer Olympics, but some are wistfully wondering what might have been. The U.S. Olympic Committee officially ...
Jul 27, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
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Wallace aims for more than deep throws
MANKATO, Minn. -- The Minnesota Vikings acquired Mike Wallace for his speed and his experience at the wide receiver position. The former Ole Miss standout came to training camp with more than that....
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A-Rod takes pride in playing at 40
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...
Jul 27, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
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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 | 3 3 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 | 3 3 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 | 3 3 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 | 3 3 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 | 3 3 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 | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
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