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Jeff Gordon readies for surprising return


by The Associated Press
Jul 22, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
INDIANAPOLIS -- Jeff Gordon always expected to be at this weekend's Brickyard 400. The tricky part was figuring out his role. One week after Gordon asked his publicist to delay a long-planned annou...
NBA moving All-Star Game out of Charlotte

The NBA is moving the 2017 All-Star Game out of Charlotte because of its objections to a North Carolina law that limits anti-discrimination protections for lesbian, gay and transgender people. The ...
Jul 21, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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Obama honors Royals after 3 decade gap
WASHINGTON -- The Kansas City Royals are going to have to work on their nicknames as far as President Barack Obama is concerned. Everything else was looking pretty good though as he honored the 201...
Jul 21, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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Packers apply to host draft in '19, '20 or '21

GREEN BAY, Wis. -- The Green Bay Packers would like to host the NFL draft. The Packers have applied to host the draft in 2019, 2020 or 2021, team president Mark Murphy said. He told attendees at th...
Jul 21, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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Tyndall attorney: NCAA missed deadline

JACKSON -- An attorney for former Southern Mississippi basketball coach Donnie Tyndall said the NCAA's Committee on Infractions missed its deadline to respond to the coach's appeal in the case. Don...
Jul 20, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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Surgery a possibility for Dodgers' Kershaw
WASHINGTON -- The Los Angeles Dodgers' pitching injury woes aren't likely to go away any time soon. Manager Dave Roberts said surgery "is more of a possibility" for Clayton Kershaw after a setback ...
Jul 20, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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2-time Cup winner Richards retires after 15 seasons


Forward Brad Richards is retiring after 15 NHL seasons during which he established a reputation for offensive consistency and won two Stanley Cup championships. Following one season with Detroit, t...
Jul 20, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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Essary playing in All-Star Game


Incoming Corinth High School senior Bailee Essary will make her first appearance at the last event. The Mississippi Association of Coaches will hold its 2015-16 All-Star Volleyball Games on Wednesd...
Jul 19, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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Things to look for this season in the SEC
HOOVER, Ala. — Alabama is once again the favorite to win the Southeastern Conference, while LSU, Tennessee, Mississippi and the rest of the league try to figure out a way to derail the Tide. The Cr...
Jul 18, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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U.S. basketball team opens camp
LAS VEGAS — Coach Mike Krzyzewski got his first glimpse at the new-look U.S. national team, as the team opened camp at UNLV with just two players back from the 2012 national team that won the gold ...
Jul 18, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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American League-worst Twins fire GM Ryan
MINNEAPOLIS — Minnesota Twins owner Jim Pohlad’s reverence for Terry Ryan has been evident for almost two decades, steadfastly supporting his general manager with a commitment uncommon in today’s g...
Jul 18, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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Nelms goes out with MAC bowling award
Creighton Nelms wasn’t able to pack up all his belongings when he left Kossuth High School. The new leader of the bowling program at Blue Mountain College had yet to collect his final hardware from...
Jul 16, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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State team finishes third in Cooperstown


An 11-strong baseball team comprised of players from Northeast Mississippi made their own statement for the National Baseball Hall of Fame. The Tombigbee Tribe traveled to Cooperstown, New York rec...
Jul 15, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
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New SEC East coaches playing catch-up with West


HOOVER, Ala. -- The SEC East is relying heavily on three former Nick Saban assistants to restore balance to the league. The division that once reigned with the likes of Steve Spurrier, Phillip Fulm...
Jul 15, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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Mickelson shines in Open's wind and rain

TROON, Scotland -- Phil Mickelson wore a black rain suit that he didn't need until he approached the far end of Royal Troon and already had stretched his lead. Henrik Stenson opened the curtains at...
Jul 15, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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NEMCC announces annual Tiger Awards
BOONEVILLE -- Nine deserving men and women have received Northeast Mississippi Community College’s most esteemed athletic honor after demonstrating quality characteristics on a consistent basis. No...
Jul 14, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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Investigation hot topic for Ole Miss
HOOVER, Ala. — Mississippi is coming off an impressive 10-win season, returns arguably the league’s best quarterback and recently had three of its top players selected in the first round of the NFL...
Jul 14, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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QB questions abound beyond Dobbs, Kelly, Knight
HOOVER, Ala. — Quarterback questions once again linger around the Southeastern Conference heading into preseason camps. For a league that seems to mass produce NFL-caliber talent, the QB position l...
Jul 14, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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KHS participates in NE Football camps
BOONEVILLE — Students from six area high schools enriched their football skills on the campus of Northeast Mississippi Community College during the annual seven-on-seven and big man challenge camps...
Jul 13, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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Alabama faces annual blend of title expectations, challenges
HOOVER, Ala. -- Defensive end Jonathan Allen can't imagine why any team wouldn't embrace Alabama's annual national title expectations. It's certainly always on the to-do list these days for the Cri...
Jul 13, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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Tom Brady's 'Deflategate' appeal rejected by federal court
NEW YORK -- Quarterback Tom Brady's last best chance to avoid serving a four-game "Deflategate" suspension to start the new season was flatly rejected Wednesday by an appeals court. The 2nd U.S. Ci...
Jul 13, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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