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M-Braves Win Season Finale but Miss Playoffs

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The Mississippi Braves did their part in a 2-1 win over the Huntsville Stars in Monday afternoon's season finale at Joe Davis Stadium, but the Jacksonville Suns' 6-5 win over the Mobile BayBears eliminated the Braves from playoff contention. More>>

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Mississippi State Handles Southern Miss in Opener

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STARKVILLE, Miss. (AP) - When Mississippi State and Southern Mississippi agreed to a home-and-home football series five years ago, it was hailed as an intriguing matchup between two fairly even programs. Things have changed drastically.
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Trick Plays and Strong Running Key Alcorn in Season Opener Video included

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LORMAN, Miss. (AP) - Darryan Ragsdale threw for one touchdown and rushed for two more as Alcorn State rolled to a 55-7 win over Virginia Lynchburg on Saturday.
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The Sports Zone: Jimmy Smith Interview Video included

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WJTV - Former Jackson State and Jacksonville Jaguars wide receiver Jimmy Smith joined TJ Werre in studio to discuss the upcoming NFL season, his NFL career, his son Trey's college recruitment and more. More>>

Vote for the Rick's Pro Truck Week 2 Player of the Week

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WJTV - Clinton's Cam Akers, Murrah's Malik Dear and Germantown's Taury Dixon are the Week 2 nominees.Please make your selection below. The poll closes at noon Thursday and the winner will be announced during the 6 o'clock newscast that evening. More>>

Hail Mary Prayer Answered as JSU Wins First Game of Harold Jackson Era Video included

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JACKSON - The Jackson State Tigers fell behind 17-16 with :46 left in their 2014 season opener Saturday against Florida AM. That simply set the stage for as thrilling a finish that Harold Jackson could've hoped for in his first game as JSU head coach. With one second showing on the clock, Tigers quarterback LaMontiez Ivy fired a 49-yard hail mary that wound up in Desean Jackson's hands for an incredible game-winner as JSU slips past the Rattlers 22-17. More>>

Big Fourth Quarter Helps #18 Rebels Beat Boise State Video included

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ATLANTA (AP) - Bo Wallace threw four touchdowns passes in a sloppy season opener, and No. 18 Mississippi pulled away in the fourth quarter to beat Boise State 35-13 on Thursday night. More>>

Final Scores for Friday Night High School Football Games

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These are final scores for some high school football games for Friday, August 29. More>>

The O.T.: Jackson Academy 41, St. George's 26

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Jackson Academy beats St. George's 26 More>>

The O.T: Germantown 17, Yazoo County 7 Video included

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WJTV - Taury Dixon intercepts two passes in the first half including one for a 92-yard touchdown as Germantown beats Yazoo County 17-7. More>>

The O.T.: Bassfield 24, Forrest County AHS 7

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Bassfield beats Forrest County 24-7 More>>

The O.T.: Brandon 42, Pearl 0 Video included

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WJTV - Brandon wins its third straight over Pearl, beating the Pirates 42-0. More>>

The O.T.: Murrah 34, Provine 13 Video included

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WJTV - Murrah led Provine 27-7 over at Hughes Field at halftime and goes on to beat Provine 34-13. More>>

The O.T.: Warren Central 34, Callaway 6

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Warren Central beats Callaway 34-6. More>>

2014 SEC Season Kicks Off: Ole Miss Fans Gear up for Boise State Game

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They're getting the field ready here at the Georgia Dome for tonight's first game of the Chick-fil-a Kickoff Classic between Ole Miss and Boise State. The team arrived yesterday afternoon and so did some very confident and fired up Rebel fans. More>>

Rebels Ready to Break Through Video included

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WJTV - The Ole Miss head coach Hugh Freeze will tell you his program is ahead of scheudle from when he first got to Oxford. Now that his club is in year three, there's been an obvious change on the field and in the locker room. More>>

Walker Wilbank's Heart to Save Another Life

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FLOWOOD, Miss. - The Jackson Prep football player who died earlier this week will continue to live on through others.Walker Wilbanks was an organ donor and his heart will be going to a 14-year-old boy, according to his brother, Landon Wilbanks' Twitter page. More>>

Honoring Walker Video included

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WJTV - There's no easy way to try and move on from the death of a loved one, and it won't come easy for the family, friends and teammates of Jackson Prep's Walker Wilbanks. But Monday, the football team tried to find a bit of normalcy while honoring Walker at the same time.Click the video above to hear from the Patriots and why they chose to practice just a day after Walker's death. More>>

Three MAIS Products Could Start on MSU's Offensive Line

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STARKVILLE - Despite having to replace All-American Gabe Jackson on the offensive line, the Mississippi State Bulldogs actually feel they have more depth up front going into 2014, part of the reason is because of three guys, all from here in Central Mississippi and all of whom are MAIS private school products. More>>

TJ Werre & Mike Alzamora Take "The Ice Bucket Challenge" Video included

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WJTV - After being challenged by our Chief Meteorologist Ken South, the WJTV Sports team of TJ Werre and Mike Alzamora took the plunge Sunday afternoon, as they accepted the #IceBucketChallenge and had their wives do the honors. Both Werre and Alzamora also pledged to donate to the ALS Association. More>>

The Sports Zone: Harold Jackson Interview Video included

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WJTV - First-year Jackson State head coach Harold Jackson and TJ Werre sit down to discuss Jacakson's coaching career and expectations this season at JSU. More>>

The Sports Zone: Alcorn State Preview Video included

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WJTV - Sometimes rebuilding is a tough thing to do, other times it works out just the way you want. More>>

The Sports Zone: Ole Miss Preview Video included

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WJTV - Ole Miss has many of the right pieces in place to make some noise in 2014. They also hope this season leaves a legacy for future Rebel teams.Click the video above for News Channel 12's preview of the Ole Miss Rebels. Also, don't forget to watch The Sports Zone every Sunday night at 10:20. More>>

The O.T.: Forest 25, Morton 21

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Forest beats Morton 25-21 More>>

The O.T.: Murrah 50, Hazlehurst 6

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Murrah beats Hazlehurst 50 to 6 More>>

The O.T.: Clinton 35, Pearl 28 Video included

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WJTV - Clinton may have grown up faster than we thought they would. The Arrows, fresh off of a 3-win season, beat Pearl Friday night 35-28 on the road in the season opener.Click the video above for highlights. Don't forget to watch The O.T. Friday nights on News Channel 12 beginning at 10:15. More>>

The O.T.: MRA 56, Glenbrook (LA) 0 Video included

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WJTV - Madison-Ridgeland Academy opens up the Herbert Davis era with a bang, beating Glenbrook from Louisiana 56-0 in the season opener.Click the video above for highlights and don't forget to watch The O.T. on News Channel 12 every Friday at 10:15 PM. More>>

The O.T.: Oxford 26, Jackson Prep 21 Video included

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WJTV - In a rematch of last season's opener, Oxford beats Jackson Prep in the 2014 opener 26-21. The Chargers open the season as the top-ranked team in the state. More>>

The O.T.: Cathedral 42, St. Aloysius 31

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St. Cathedral beats St. Aloysius 42-31 More>>

The O.T.: Warren Central 38, Terry 6

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Terry taking on Warren CentralWarren central,Alex Stevens to Marcus Ragan, but it's coming back because of a penalty. But the vikings get it right back. Denarius Knight takes the hand off to the three. One more hand off. This time to Dearius Christmas. Merry christmas to everyone. Seven nothing Vikings. Later in the first, Knight slices through the secondary and scores, it's 14 nothing.Vikings beat the Bulldogs, 38-6. More>>

The O.T.: Madison Central 21, Brandon 14

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WJTV - Madison Central gets revenge for last year's opening night loss with the same score of victory, winning 21-14.

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The O.T.: Forest Hill 12, Callaway 0 Video included

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JACKSON - Forest Hill beats Callaway 12-0 in the season opener at South Jackson field. Both teams featured new head coaches.Click the video above for highlights from the game. Don't forget to watch The O.T. Fridays on News Channel 12 at 10:15 PM. More>>

The O.T. Friday Night Football Scores

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Friday Night Football Scores

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Storms Postpone Madison Central and Brandon Video included

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BRANDON- Thanks to storms in the area, the season-opening contest between Madison Central and Brandon Thursday night was postponed until Friday. More>>

The Sports Zone: Purvis Football Team Hopes to Rise From the Ashes Video included

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PURVIS - Following a devastating fire to its fieldhouse, the Purvis High School Tornadoes have received a great deal of support from numerous coaches throughout the state as well as retailers to try to help the team get back on its feet. Lauren Fluker tells us the team hopes to rise above the adversity as they plan to be ready to open the season Friday at home against North Forrest as planned. More>>

MSU Transfer Kasey Akins Looks to Make an Impact at Belhaven Video included

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JACKSON - New Belhaven coach Hal Mumme has 100 newcomers in fall camp plus 60 returners from last year's team. One guy that's a little bit of both is Starkville native Kasey Akins who transferred from Mississippi State a year ago. Due to transfer rules, he had to sit out the 2013 season and is now ready to make his mark for the Blazers. With two years of eligibility remaining, Akins should get a lot of balls in Mumme's patented Air-Raid offense. More>>

2014 Brandon Preview: Building an Identity Video included

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WJTV - Come November, Thursday night's opening matchup between Madison Central and brandon won't mean much of anything except for some bragging rights. But right now it's the first game on the high school football calendar in Mississippi, and Brandon's ready to set the tone for 2014. More>>

Under New but Familiar Direction, St. Joseph Bruins Seek Double-Digit Win Season Video included

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MADISON - After having served in several coaching capacities at St. Joseph Catholic School for the past nine years, Miller Todd takes over as head football coach of the Bruins this season after the very successful Flip Godfrey retired last December. Todd inherits a very strong group in the trenches that includes four of five starters back on the offensive line. The Bruins look to win ten or more games again this year after slipping to 8-4 and a first round playoff exit in 2013. More>>

Continuing to Grow: 2014 Germantown Preview Video included

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WJTV -Germantown is still a young school and their first set of four-year seniors are trying to take this team to another new postseason experience in 2014. More>>

Arrows Growing Up: 2014 Clinton Preview Video included

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WJTV - Clinton started as many as 13 freshmen and sophomores last season on their way to a 3-8 record. This year the Arrows are no longer allowed to use youth as an excuse for failure. More>>

Avoiding Small Mistakes: Warren Central 2014 Preview Video included

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WJTV - There are two losses that really stick out to this Warren Central football team that are motivating the Vikings in 2014. More>>

Sullivan vs. Kilrain: The Last of its Kind Video included

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HATTIESBURG - Boxing has always been a tough sport. In Hattiesburg, there's a monument at the corner of Richburg Road and Sullivan-Kilrain road that honors the last bare-knuckle boxing fight. More>>

Taking the Next Step: 2014 Pearl Preview Video included

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WJTV - There's nothing complicated about the Pearl Pirates game plan on offense this season. That game plan is get the ball to senior running back Jordan Wright. More>>

Riddley Takes Over: 2014 Provine Football Preview Video included

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JACKSON - There was no shortage of football coaching changes in the high schools across the state this past offseason. Each new coach brings new expectatiosn and a fresh outlook. That's what Provine is getting with their new leading man Otis Riddley. More>>

Jackson State Football: Ivy's Job to Lose Video included

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JACKSON - Harold Jackson may be running his first fall camp as the new head coach of Jackson State, but he already knows who he wants to be his starting quarterback. More>>

Not Much Change: 2014 Jackson Prep Preview Video included

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FLOWOOD - A lot has changed in football in the 44 years that Jackson Prep head coach Ricky Black has been in the coaching profession. But as he enters his 18th season with the Patriots, coach Black has proven that a team's style doesn't have to change in order to have success. More>>

The Sports Zone: Working as a Walk-On Video included

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OXFORD - Not every player is a five-star recruit, and there are some players who have to work ten times as hard as those top-rated guys just to get noticed. That's the case for former Brandon linebacker Taylor Polk at Ole Miss. More>>

Ray Guy Inducted into Pro Football Hall of Fame

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CANTON, Ohio (AP) - Ray Guy has become the first full-time punter to be inducted into the Pro Football Hall of Fame. Guy was a seven-time Pro Bowl selection and spent his 14-year career with the Oakland/Los Angeles Raiders. More>>

Mississippi State Media Day Video included

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STARKVILLE - This summer has been filled with excitement for the upcoming season for Mississippi State. The Bulldogs started practice earlier this week but held media day Saturday. More>>

Everyone Recruits Video included

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WJTV - It's a rarity for a top high school football recruit to go a day without being asked "where are you going to play college football?" And that's just from people on the outside looking in. There are also the times, like Tuesday's Clarion-Ledger Dandy Dozen photo shoot, where you find recruiting never stops. As a matter of fact, everyone recruits. More>>

McFarland Heading Overseas Video included

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EDWARDS - Raymond High School and Ole Miss alum Valencia McFarland leaves the Rebels as the 6th all-time leading scorer in program history. At the end of August, she will leave the U.S. to play professionaly for Alba Lulia in Romania. More>>

Remembering McNair Video included

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WJTV- The Mississippi Sports Hall of Fame and Museum Class of 2014 is one of the best museum's history. But there's one name, Steve McNair, that wasn't present for Friday's induction. However, he's still missed and remembered 5 years after his death. More>>

NBA/European Camp in Jackson Brings Big-Time Help Video included

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JACKSON - Summer is a season for summer camps for just about any sports. Friday and Saturday, Jackson native Charles Thomas held his first basketball camp at the downtown First Baptist Church. His special guest is the king of camps, Prentiss native and NBA Center Al Jefferson. More>>

Comegy's Woodpile Video included

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WJTV - Sooner or later, people will stop referring to Rick Comegy as the former Jackson State football coach. More>>

MHSAA Football Championships Leaving Jackson Video included

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CLINTON - It's a day of expected change for the Mississippi High School Activities Association. Monday, the governing body of most high school athletics in the state announced that the state football championships are leaving Jackson for Ole Miss and Mississippi State. More>>

SEC Media Days: Vanderbilt and Auburn Video included

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WJTV - Vanderbilt and Auburn were the afternoon session on the first day of SEC Media Days in Hoover, Al. More>>

SEC Media Days: Commissioner Slive and Florida Video included

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WJTV - SEC Commissioner Mike Slive and representatives from Florida were the first to meet the media at SEC Media Days in Hoover, AL. More>>

Prep's Wood Gives Verbal to Alabama Video included

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WJTV - The Jackson Prep baseball team will be going for a third straight state MAIS AAA Div. 1 Championship in 2015, and they'll be doing so with a third NCAA Division 1 baseball commit. More>>

The Sports Zone: Josh Brooks Interview Video included

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WJTV - New Millsaps Athletic Director Josh Brooks joined TJ Werre on The Sports Zone Sunday night to discuss why he chose Millsaps and his goals as the new leader of the athletic department. More>>

The Little Brother of War Video included

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PHILADELPHIA - There's a tradition in Mississippi that goes as deep as football and it's being celebrated in Philadelphia for the next two weeks at the Choctaw Indian Fair. More>>

The Sports Zone: Josh Brooks Interview Preview Video included

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WJTV - Millsaps College athletic director Josh Brooks started with the Majors Monday. In an excerpt from the interview, Brooks shared his first experience at Millsaps and why it stuck with him. More>>

Former USM Star Dozier Selected to Home Run Derby Team

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NEW YORK (AP) - Jose Bautista and Troy Tulowitzki have announced three members of their respective teams for Monday night's Home Run Derby at Target Field. More>>

Out of Nowhere Video included

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CLINTON - The first time we met Jackson native Matthew O'Neal was in 2011. Back then, the Callaway student was a budding soccer and track star. Today, he plays both sports at South Florida and is making a name for himself on the national stage in the triple jump. More>>

Change Coming Soon to MHSAA Football Championships Video included

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WJTV - The first high school football game of the new season is just under two months away and we're closer to knowing the future of the state championship games set for December. More>>

Sports Zone Showdown Trivia Video included

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WJTV - News Channel 12's TJ Werre played a sports trivia game with his wife Sue Ann on The Sports Zone Sunday night. Sue Ann showed TJ why she is the brains in the relationship. More>>

Jimmy Graham Loses Franchise Tag Arbitration

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NEW ORLEANS (AP) - An arbitrator has sided with the New Orleans Saints in ruling that Jimmy Graham can only be considered a tight end for the purposes of his franchise tag designation. More>>

Belgium Eliminates USA from World Cup

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SALVADOR, Brazil (AP) - The United States held tough against Belgium's pressure and went into halftime even at 0-0 in the second round of the World Cup before losing in extra time 2-1. More>>

Tougaloo Introduces Billups Video included

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JACKSON - After just a year away from Jackson, former Lanier boys basketball coach Thomas Billups is back. More>>

The Sports Zone: Demi Washington Gatorade Trophy Presentation Video included

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WJTV - Clinton freshman Demi Washington recently won the Mississippi Gatorade Girls Track and Field Athlete of the Year award. More>>

Utah Jazz Select Meridian's Rodney Hood with 23rd Overall Pick

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SALT LAKE CITY (AP) - The Utah Jazz selected Duke forward Rodney Hood with the No. 23 pick of the NBA draft Thursday night. More>>

Renfroe Selected to Futures Team Roster

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STARKVILLE, Miss. – Former Mississippi State baseball All-American Hunter Renfroe has been selected to participate in the 16th annual SiriusXM All-Star Futures Game, Major League Baseball announced Tuesday. More>>

Southwest Mississippi CC Introduces New Men's Basketball Coach Video included

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SUMMIT - Southwest Mississippi Community College introduced Thomas Gray as its newest head coach Tuesday afternoon. More>>

Virginia Eliminates Ole Miss from College World Series

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OMAHA, Neb. (AP) - Robbie Coman's two-run, bases-loaded single gave Virginia the lead, and Josh Sborz and two relievers limited Mississippi to six singles in a 4-1 victory Saturday that sent the Cavaliers to the College World Series finals.
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Sweetness Gets His Locker Video included

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WJTV - He is one of, if not the, greatest athlete to ever come out of Mississippi, and Friday the late Walter Payton got his locker at the Mississippi Sports Hall of Fame and Museum.
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Ole Miss vs. Virginia Suspended until Saturday Afternoon

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OMAHA, Neb. (AP) - The College World Series game between Virginia and Mississippi was suspended after a 93-minute lightning and rain delay at TD Ameritrade Park on Friday night. The game, tied 0-0, will resume Saturday at 3 p.m. EDT with Virginia batting in the top of the second inning.
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Ole Miss Eliminates TCU

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OMAHA, Neb. (AP) - Will Allen drove in the go-ahead run in the seventh inning, Mississippi relievers held TCU without a hit after Kevin Cron's homer in the fifth, and the Rebels stayed alive in the College World Series with a 6-4 victory Thursday night.
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Clinton's Washington Earns Gatorade Honor

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CHICAGO (June 19, 2014) — In its 29th year of honoring the nation’s best high school athletes, The Gatorade Company, in collaboration with USA TODAY High School Sports, today announced Demi Washington of Clinton High School as its 2013-14 Gatorade Mississippi Girls Track Field Athlete of the Year.
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Honoring the Past Video included

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WJTV - It's always good to know where you come from and whose come before you, and that's what Ole Miss has in mind as the Rebels prepare for their first game of the College World Series. More>>

Monkey Off Bianco's Back as Ole Miss Reaches College World Series Video included

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WJTV - "The Road to Omaha is bumpy and windy," said Ole Miss Head Coach Mike Bianco after his Rebels finally reached the promised land of College Baseball after four previous trips to the Super Regionals in his 14-year tenure in Oxford. Ole Miss plays Virginia in their CWS Opener at 7:00pm Sunday. More>>

The Sports Zone: Don Hinton Interview Video included

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WJTV - MHSAA Executive Director Don Hinton joined TJ Werre on The Sports Zone Sunday night to discuss a variety of topics, including football state championship sites and the Mississippi/Alabama All-Star Football Game. More>>

Madison Central's Turnbull Weighing Major League Decision Video included

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WJTV - Madison Central alum and Alabama junior pitcher Spencer Turnbull is weighing his options as he decides whether to return to Alabama for his senior season or go pro after being selected in the second round by the Detroit Tigers. More>>

Forest Hill's Ray Leaving for West Harrison Video included

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WJTV - Forest Hill boys basketball coach Milton Ray is leaving the school for the same job at West Harrison in Gulfport. More>>

Ole Miss Beats UL, Forces Game 3

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LAFAYETTE, La. (AP) - Pinch-hitter Colby Bortles broke open the game with a two-run single in Mississippi's three-run eighth inning as the Rebels beat Louisiana-Lafayette 5-2 on Sunday night to tie their super regional series.
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Mississippians in MLB Draft

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WJTV - The following is a list of players from Mississippi or who have ties from Mississippi that have been taken so far in this year's Major League Baseball Draft. More>>

MSU's Lindgren Drafted by Yankees

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STARKVILLE, Miss. – Going to a franchise with 27 World Series titles, Mississippi State junior left-handed pitcher Jacob Lindgren was drafted 55th overall in the second round by the New York Yankees in the 2014 Major League Baseball Draft, which began Thursday. More>>

Mississippi State Schedules Home-and-Home with Arizona

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STARKVILLE, Miss. – Mississippi State and Arizona have scheduled a future home-and-home football series for the 2022 and 2023 seasons, the two programs announced Thursday. More>>

Uniform Fitting Day Video included

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MADISON - In a little over a week, Special Olympics athletes from all over Mississippi will leave for the national games in New Jersey. But before they can go, they needed to come to Madison to pick up their uniforms. More>>

Ole Miss Clinches Super Regional Berth

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OXFORD, Miss. – It took extra innings and enduring a nearly two-hour rain delay, but an RBI triple in the 10th inning from Sikes Orvis propelled No. 12 Ole Miss (44-18) to a 3-2 win over No. 14 Washington (41-17-1) and into an NCAA Super Regional.It marks the fifth time in its last nine NCAA Tournament appearances that Ole Miss has advanced to a Super Regional and the seventh time in the last nine NCAA Tournament appearances that the Rebels have played in an NCAA Regional Championship.The Reb... More>>

Rajin' Cajuns Win Lafayette Regional

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LAFAYETTE, La. (AP) - Ryan Wilson and Matt Plitt combined on a six-hitter and Louisiana-Lafayette beat Mississippi State 5-3 on Monday night to advance to the NCAA super regionals for the first time since its last and only College World Series appearance in 2000.
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Ole Miss Advances to Regional Championship

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OXFORD, Miss. – The Rebels advanced to an NCAA Regional Championship game for the seventh time in the last 10 seasons when No. 12 Ole Miss (43-18) defeated No. 14 Washington (40-16-1) by a score of 2-1 Sunday at the NCAA Oxford Regional. More>>

The Sports Zone: Brett Bukvich Interview Video included

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WJTV - Former Ole Miss pitcher and Northwest Rankin alum Brett Bukvich joined TJ Werre on The Sports Zone Sunday night to discuss a variety of topics. More>>

Hinds Baseball Returns from NJCAA World Series Video included

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RAYMOND - The Hinds baseball team is back in Mississippi after coming up just short of a national championship, falling Saturday night to Mesa from Arizona 9-7 in 11 innings. More>>

Louisiana Bounces Jackson State from Regional

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LAFAYETTE, La. (AP) - Jace Conrad hit a grand slam and drove in six runs as Louisiana-Lafayette remained alive in the NCAA tournament with an 11-1 victory over Jackson State in an elimination game Sunday. More>>

Ole Miss, MSU, Jackson State Ready for NCAA Baseball Regionals Video included

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WJTV - The NCAA Baseball Tournament gets under way Friday as Ole Miss hosts a 4-team regional for the first time since 2009.  Mississippi State and Jackson State head to Lafayette, LA where No. 6 National Seed Louisiana awaits. More>>

The Sports Zone: Jarrod Parks Interview Video included

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WJTV - Former Mississippi State and Madison Central baseball star Jarrod Parks joined TJ Werre on The Sports Zone Sunday night to discuss his first season as an assistant coach at East Mississippi Community College as well as other topics.
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USM Falls in C-USA Tournament Semifinals Video included

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HATTIESBURG, Miss. - Southern Miss is eliminated by Texas-San Antonio in the semifinal round of the Conference USA Tournament. News Channel 12's Jeff Haeger wraps up the tournament from Hattiesburg. More>>

Ole Miss Selected as NCAA Regional Site

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OMAHA, Neb. (AP) - Five Southeastern Conference teams are among the 16 hosts for regionals in the NCAA Division I baseball tournament. SEC tournament champion LSU and regular-season champion Florida, are hosts along with Mississippi, South Carolina and Vanderbilt. More>>

Oak Grove Downs Desoto Central for 6A Championship Video included

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PEARL - Oak Grove downs Desoto Central 2-1 in Game 3 of the 6A Championship series at Trustmark Park for the 11th state title in Oak Grove history. More>>

USM Beats ECU to Advance in C-USA Tournament

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HATTIESBURG, Miss. - When Southern Miss most needed someone to step up on the pitcher's mound, Cameron Giannini delivered.In what very well could have been his final collegiate appearance, the senior right-hander came up with the performance of his career, tossing his first complete game in a 3-1 victory over East Carolina University in a Friday night elimination game in the 2014 Conference USA Baseball Tournament."What a performance," USM coach Scott Berry said. "Thirty-one years of baseball... More>>

Florida Eliminates Mississippi State from SEC Tournament

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HOOVER, Ala. (AP) - Danny Young and Justin Shafer shut down Mississippi State's offense to lead Florida to a 5-1 victory Friday night, keeping the top-seeded Gators alive in the Southeastern Conference tournament. More>>

Taylorsville Wins 2A State Championship Video included

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PEARL - For the second straight season and for the third time in four years the Taylorsville baseball team wins the 2A State Championship. The Tartars beat Eupora in game 2 of the best-of-three series 7-1 for the sweep. More>>

Arkansas Eliminates Ole Miss from SEC Tournament

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HOOVER, Ala. (AP) - Joe Serrano scored on Brian Anderson's sacrifice fly in the top of the ninth in Arkansas' 8-7 win over Mississippi Friday, eliminating the Rebels from the Southeastern Conference tournament. More>>

Desoto Central Beats Oak Grove to Even 6A State Finals Video included

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PEARL - Despite giving up 8 runs in the top of the 7th inning, Desoto Central scored 4 to tie the game at 11 before winning it 12-11 in the 8th on a misplayed fly ball in the outfield. More>>

Smithville Beats Cathedral for 1A State Championship Video included

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PEARL - Smithville beat Cathedral 6-2 in game 2 of the 1A State Championship series for its first state title in school history. More>>

USM Beats UAB to Advance in C-USA Tournament

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HATTIESBURG, Miss. - Southern Miss and UAB hooked up in game that produced 25 hits, nine walks, a hit batsman and the rare "reach on strikeout-wild pitch," but USM outlasted the Blazers 4-3 to advance in C-USA.
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Ole Miss Advances with Win Over Vanderbilt

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HOOVER, Ala. (AP) - Austin Anderson had a two-run single and Mississippi hitters capitalized on eight walks in a 7-2 win over Vanderbilt Thursday in the Southeastern Conference tournament. More>>

Auston Bousfield Wins Boo Ferriss Trophy Video included

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OXFORD, Miss. – Ole Miss’ junior outfielder Auston Bousfield was named the 2014 recipient of the C Spire Ferriss Trophy at a luncheon on Monday afternoon presented by the Mississippi Sports Hall of Fame and Museum. More>>

JSU Wins 2nd Straight SWAC Championship Video included

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NEW ORLEANS, La. - The Jackson State baseball team won its second straight and 16th overall Southwestern Athletic Conference championship with a 9-8 victory over Alabama State Sunday evening at MBL Youth Academy at Wesley Barrow Stadium in New Orleans, La. More>>

Belhaven Eliminated from NAIA Opening Round Video included

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JACKSON - Oklahoma-Wesleyan scored a run in the top of the 9th and held on to beat Belhaven 8-7 in the championship round of the NAIA Opening Round at Smith-Wills Stadium. More>>

Canton's Fleming Signs with Northwestern State Video included

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CANTON - Canton forward Andreal Fleming signed her National Letter of Intent with Northwestern State Tuesday afternoon. More>>

Class 5A/3A/1A MHSAA State Track Meet Video included

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PEARL — The Hinds AHS boys track and field team went out in style Monday, racing to a lopsided victory in Class 1A at the MHSAA/Blue Cross & Blue Shield of Mississippi State Meet at the Woody Barnett Track and Field Complex. More>>

Ole Miss Beats Georgia, Leads SEC West with Three Games Left Video included

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OXFORD, Miss. – Auston Bousfield continued his stellar junior campaign, delivering a bases-loaded, walk-off single in the 10th inning as No. 11 Ole Miss (37-15, 17-10 SEC) defeated Georgia (25-25-1, 10-16-1 SEC) by a score of 2-1 to clinch the weekend series. More>>

Southern Miss Wins Series With ECU Video included

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HATTIESBURG, Miss. - Mason Robbins drove in a pair of runs and Connor Barron scored three times to lead Southern Miss to a 6-4 Conference USA victory over East Carolina here Sunday afternoon at Pete Taylor Park/Hill Denson Field. More>>

Recruiting Big Fish Video included

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VICKSBURG - Tuesday afternoon the Road Dawgs Tour made its way to Vicksburg and brought with it Mississippi State football coach Dan Mullen and basketball coach Rick Ray. More>>

MSU's Mullen Shares Scheduling Thoughts Video included

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VICKSBURG - The Road Dawgs Tour made its way to Vicksburg Tuesday afternoon and brought with it Mississippi State football coach Dan Mullen and basketball coach Rick Ray. More>>

Prep Beats MRA in Game 1 of Championship Series Video included

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FLOWOOD - Jackson Prep junior pitcher Noah Hughes set his school's season record for strikeouts with 101 as the Patriots run-ruled MRA in Game 1 Tuesday night 12-2 of the MAIS AAA Div. 1 Championship series. More>>

MSU, Ole Miss Pledge Help to Jackson State Baseball

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JACKSON, Miss. – The Jackson State University baseball team returned safely to campus Monday night after the bus they were traveling in caught fire earlier in the day outside of Birmingham, Ala. More>>

Raymond Native Signs with CFL's Stampeders Video included

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RAYMOND - Former Raymond High School and Hinds Community College standout Jeremy Williams signed with the Calgary Stampeders of the Canadian Football League Thursday. More>>

The Sports Zone: Rahim Lockhart Interview Video included

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WJTV - New Jones County Junior College basketball coach Rahim Lockhart joined TJ Werre on The Sports Zone Sunday night to discuss his new job. More>>

When His Helmet Isn't Enough

WJTV - Football is the most popular sport in the nation, but in recent years it has also become one of the most scrutinized because of concussions. It's a topic of discussion that draws plenty of debate no matter the level of the sport. More>>

#3 Florida Too Much for MSU

STARKVILLE, Miss. - Mississippi State battled No. 3 Florida on even terms for a majority of Thursday night’s SEC battle before falling 62-51. More>>

USM Beats Rice in Conference Home Opener

HATTIESBURG, Miss. – Five Golden Eagles scored double-figures as Southern Miss defeated Rice, 84-62, Thursday night at Reed Green Coliseum. More>>

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  • Kenny Football? Texas A&M QB has his own nickname

    Kenny Football? Texas A&M QB has his own nickname

    Tuesday, September 2 2014 7:04 PM EDT2014-09-02 23:04:25 GMT
    Just call him Kenny Trill.
    Just call him Kenny Trill.
  • Big week for the Big Ten

    Big week for the Big Ten

    Tuesday, September 2 2014 4:17 PM EDT2014-09-02 20:17:57 GMT
    By JON KRAWCZYNSKI AP Sports Writer The Big Ten has been fighting a perception for the last few years that it has fallen a step behind the rest of the major college football world, and Michigan...
    By JON KRAWCZYNSKI AP Sports Writer The Big Ten has been fighting a perception for the last few years that it has fallen a step behind the rest of the major college football world, and Michigan State...
  • Kessler misses part of USC workout with toe injury

    Kessler misses part of USC workout with toe injury

    Tuesday, September 2 2014 3:44 PM EDT2014-09-02 19:44:24 GMT
    Southern California quarterback Cody Kessler missed part of practice Tuesday to undergo a procedure on one of his toes.
    Southern California quarterback Cody Kessler missed part of practice Tuesday to undergo a procedure on one of his toes.
  • BasketballMore>>

  • Unbeaten US routs New Zealand 98-71 at worlds

    Unbeaten US routs New Zealand 98-71 at worlds

    Tuesday, September 2 2014 3:02 PM EDT2014-09-02 19:02:42 GMT
    Anthony Davis scored 21 points, Kenneth Faried had 15 and the U.S. remained unbeaten at the Basketball World Cup by beating winless New Zealand 98-71 on Tuesday.
    American players paused from their warmups to stand and face their New Zealand opponents as they performed the haka, their traditional war dance challenge.
  • Spain, Greece move to 3-0, Senegal upsets Croatia

    Spain, Greece move to 3-0, Senegal upsets Croatia

    Monday, September 1 2014 8:30 PM EDT2014-09-02 00:30:53 GMT
    By BRIAN MAHONEY AP Basketball Writer Spain beat Brazil in a battle of unbeatens to take the lead in Group A, while Greece also improved to 3-0 in a Group B that Senegal shook up with the big...
    By BRIAN MAHONEY AP Basketball Writer Spain and Greece are headed to the round of 16, and Senegal is in position to join them after shaking up Group B with an upset Monday at the Basketball World Cup.
  • Moore rallies Lynx past Mercury 82-77

    Moore rallies Lynx past Mercury 82-77

    Sunday, August 31 2014 7:50 PM EDT2014-08-31 23:50:44 GMT
    Maya Moore scored 13 of her 32 points in the fourth quarter and the Minnesota Lynx avoided elimination by beating the Phoenix Mercury 82-77 in Game 2 of the Western Conference finals on Sunday.
    After playing her worst game of the season, Maya Moore recovered to keep the Minnesota Lynx season alive.
  • College BasketballMore>>

  • MAC Commissioner: ESPN deal brings stability

    MAC Commissioner: ESPN deal brings stability

    Tuesday, August 19 2014 3:25 PM EDT2014-08-19 19:25:02 GMT
    By RALPH D. RUSSO AP College Sports Writer Mid-American Conference Commissioner Jon Steinbrecher says the league's new 13-year media rights agreement with ESPN provides long-term stability to...
    By RALPH D. RUSSO AP College Sports Writer Mid-American Conference Commissioner Jon Steinbrecher says the league's new 13-year media rights agreement with ESPN provides long-term stability to the...
  • GolfMore>>

  • Tom Watson fills out his Ryder Cup team

    Tom Watson fills out his Ryder Cup team

    Tuesday, September 2 2014 8:53 PM EDT2014-09-03 00:53:22 GMT
    Keegan Bradley hasn't stopped thinking about playing in another Ryder Cup. U.S. captain Tom Watson gave him that chance Tuesday night.
    U.S. captain Tom Watson went with experience and a gut feeling Tuesday night when he filled out his Ryder Cup team with Keegan Bradley, Hunter Mahan and Webb Simpson.
  • Poulter, Westwood, Gallacher picked for Ryder Cup

    Poulter, Westwood, Gallacher picked for Ryder Cup

    Tuesday, September 2 2014 11:42 AM EDT2014-09-02 15:42:51 GMT
    Ian Poulter, Lee Westwood and Stephen Gallacher are Europe's wild-card selections for this month's Ryder Cup against the United States at Gleneagles.
    It was not an easy phone call for European Ryder Cup captain Paul McGinley - breaking the news to Luke Donald that he was being left off the team to face the United States at Gleneagles this month.
  • Kirk wins Deutsche Bank, gets into Ryder Cup talk

    Kirk wins Deutsche Bank, gets into Ryder Cup talk

    Tuesday, September 2 2014 3:51 AM EDT2014-09-02 07:51:49 GMT
    Chris Kirk figured the Ryder Cup was out of his hands when he failed to earn one of the nine automatic spots. He already has plans to be at the Tennessee-Georgia football game during the matches in Scotland. He...
    Chris Kirk figured the Ryder Cup was out of his hands when he failed to earn one of the nine automatic spots. He already has plans to be at the Tennessee-Georgia football game during the matches in Scotland. He doesn't...
  • BaseballMore>>

  • Justin Verlander addresses online photo hacking

    Justin Verlander addresses online photo hacking

    Tuesday, September 2 2014 5:25 PM EDT2014-09-02 21:25:54 GMT
    Tigers pitcher Justin Verlander says he wants to keep his personal life private after nude photos of him and model girlfriend Kate Upton allegedly were hacked from an online account.
    Justin Verlander wants to keep his private life just that - private.
  • Houston Astros fire manager Bo Porter

    Houston Astros fire manager Bo Porter

    Tuesday, September 2 2014 3:41 AM EDT2014-09-02 07:41:54 GMT
    The Houston Astros are looking toward the future, and they decided there is no time like the present to get going on that.
    The Houston Astros are looking toward the future, and they decided there is no time like the present to get going on that.
  • Hamels, 3 Phils relievers combine to no-hit Braves

    Hamels, 3 Phils relievers combine to no-hit Braves

    Tuesday, September 2 2014 3:41 AM EDT2014-09-02 07:41:52 GMT
    The biggest number for Cole Hamels after six innings wasn't the zero in the hits allowed column but the 108 pitches thrown by the Philadelphia Phillies' starter.
    The biggest number for Cole Hamels after six innings wasn't the zero in the hits allowed column but the 108 pitches thrown by the Philadelphia Phillies' starter.
  • SoccerMore>>

  • United offloads youth to signal shift in policy

    United offloads youth to signal shift in policy

    Tuesday, September 2 2014 11:42 AM EDT2014-09-02 15:42:47 GMT
    Manchester United was minutes away from announcing a blockbuster move for Radamel Falcao in the final hours of the transfer window when the club released a statement that went largely unnoticed.
    Manchester United was minutes away from announcing a blockbuster move for Radamel Falcao in the final hours of the transfer window when the club released a statement that went largely unnoticed.
  • Chelsea gets top spot in AP soccer poll

    Chelsea gets top spot in AP soccer poll

    Tuesday, September 2 2014 11:12 AM EDT2014-09-02 15:12:33 GMT
    With an emphatic 6-3 win at Everton over the weekend, Chelsea took over at the top of The Associated Press global football poll on Tuesday.
    With an emphatic 6-3 win at Everton over the weekend, Chelsea took over at the top of The Associated Press global football poll on Tuesday.
  • Record English spending dwarfs rivals in Europe

    Record English spending dwarfs rivals in Europe

    Tuesday, September 2 2014 7:32 AM EDT2014-09-02 11:32:05 GMT
    English Premier League clubs spent a record 835 million pounds ($1.38 million) on players during the summer transfer window, almost twice as much as any of Europe's other top leagues.
    English Premier League clubs spent a record 835 million pounds ($1.38 billion) on players during the summer transfer window, almost twice as much as any of Europe's other top leagues.
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