NCAA punishes Jackson State over recruiting violations

The NCAA handed down several penalties to Jackson State Athletics on Friday.

Stan Van Gundy new Pelicans head coach

Sports complex to open at old Rapids on the Reservoir location

Miss. native makes first World Series appearance

Concerns over false positive test for coach Nick Saban

No. 11 Texas A&M beats Mississippi State 28-14

Arkansas forces seven turnovers, beats Ole Miss 33-21

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Alabama Head Coach Nick Saban will coach the Tide against Georgia Saturday night

USM-UTEP game postponed due to COVID-19

Dak Prescott ‘doing well' and in ‘great spirits’ after suffering ankle injury

First SEC football game postponed due to COVID-19

Dallas Cowboys QB suffers frightening ankle injury in game against NY Giants

No. 2 Alabama beats Ole Miss 63-48 in record SEC outburst

Kentucky intercepts 6 passes to beat Mississippi State 24-2

Terry Wilson threw a second-quarter touchdown, and Chris Rodriguez rushed for another after the first of six interceptions that helped Kentucky beat Mississippi State 24-2 on Saturday night.

Southern Miss, Florida Atlantic football game postponed due to COVID-19

Saturday’s football game between Southern Miss and Florida Atlantic has been postponed.

Forbes: Sanders' appointment at JSU an opportunity for student-athletes across all HBCUs

Many are also hoping that Deions' hiring will bring a much needed boost to the Capitol City, both in morale and in economic incentives.

Report: Saints decide against evacuating to Indianapolis ahead of Hurricane Delta

The team could play their Monday night game against the Chargers there

Saturday’s Missouri vs. No. 16 LSU game moved to Faurot Field due to Hurricane Delta

  JSU Athletic Director talks Deion Sanders and what’s next for the football team

Sergio Garcia birdies final hole to win Sanderson Farms Championship

Gore tops 100 yards, Southern Miss beats North Texas 41-31

Gore tops 100 yards, Southern Miss beats North Texas 41-31

Mississippi State falls to Arkansas 21-14

Ole Miss edges Kentucky 42-41 in OT for Kiffin’s first win

Corral hit Moore two plays later and Logan easily converted the PAT to give Lane Kiffin his first win with the Rebels and spark a wild celebration.

Garcia tied for lead going into final round of Sanderson Farms Championship

Sergio Garcia was bogey-free Saturday and now has a chance to win in his debut at the Sanderson Farms Championship.

Cam Newton positive for COVID-19, ESPN reports; Sunday game to be rescheduled

New England Patriots quarterback Cam Newton has tested positive for COVID-19 and has entered quarantine.

JSU season tickets draw big crowd

Season tickets for Jackson State’s Spring 2021 football season are on sale and a hot commodity.

MSU’s win over LSU was the most-watched college football game of the season

SEC football is back and in a big way!

Kamara: ‘We all have to do more;’ Saints lose back-to-back games for the first time in three seasons

Saints fall to 1-2 on the season

  Sanderson Farms Championship kicks off with adjusted look

Mississippi’s only PGA tournament is back at the Country Club of Jackson beginning Monday.

Bulldogs enter rankings after historic win

After defeating defending national champion No. 6 LSU on Saturday, Mississippi State made its debut in the 2020 national rankings a day later.

Costello’s 623 yards lead Miss. St. past No. 6 LSU, 44-34

New Mississippi State coach Mike Leach put his “Air Raid” offense in the hands of a transfer quarterback who showed up over the summer and the results were like nothing defending national champion LSU or the Southeastern Conference has ever seen.

No. 5 Florida beats Ole Miss 51-35 in Kiffin’s debut

The Rebels featured a completely new coaching staff as Lane Kiffin made his debut as the new head coach.

Tulane hands USM “embarassing” loss, 66-24

University of Southern Mississippi football coach Scotty Walden saw his Golden Eagles get run over by the Tulane Green Wave 66-24 Saturday at M.M. Roberts Stadium.

The End Zone: High School Football scores from around Mississippi

Another week of high school football is here!

  SEC football returns with changes

SEC football is coming back but it won't look or feel quite the same.

Charles Barkley on defunding the police: ‘Who are Black people supposed to call? Ghostbusters?’

Sports commentator Charles Barkley is creating waves after comments he made regarding the calls by some to defund the police.

Sarah Thomas will make NFL history on Sunday - again

Already the first full-time female official in NFL history, she will join Washington coaching intern Jennifer King and Browns' chief of staff Callie Brownson to make up the first NFL game in history with a female official and female coaches on both sidelines.

Deion Sanders’ son gets offer from JSU

Shedeur Sanders, the son of new Jackson State head coach Deion Sanders, has an offer to go to JSU.

Ole Miss suspends baseball activities after positive COVID tests

Ole Miss is suspending baseball activities for several weeks.

Brandon-Terry high school football game canceled over positive COVID test

This weekend’s football game between Brandon and Terry High Schools is canceled.

MSU football player announces transfer to JSU to ‘play for Coach Prime!’

His announcement comes after NFL Hall of Famer Deion Sanders was hired as the new head football coach for JSU.

  Hiring of NFL great Deion Sanders prompts talk of new stadium for JSU

Jackson City Councilman De’Keither Stamps says now that Jackson State has hired Deion Sanders to coach the JSU tigers, the team and fans need a bigger and better stadium to play in.

  NFL legends deny reported addition to JSU coaching staff

Deion Sanders says his coaching staff has been in place for weeks, but neither he nor the school is ready to confirm anyone on that staff.

  ‘Equality': Coach Prime aims to level HBCU playing field as JSU head coach

After a big day Monday, “Coach Prime” is ready to go to work.

  Deion Sanders’ move to JSU will be a good thing, Metro residents say

It wasn’t that long ago since Deion Sanders was lighting up the professional football fields with his athletic talent and charisma. Now he will be lighting up the football field at JSU.

Saints squander double-digit lead, lose to the Raiders

Derek Carr threw 3 TD passes for the Raiders

Michael Jordan and Denny Hamlin form new NASCAR team, sign Bubba Wallace

Michael Jordan and Denny Hamlin are teaming up to form a new NASCAR team and have signed rising star Bubba Wallace as a driver.

  ‘I believe': Deion Sanders spreads positivity at introduction as JSU head coach

Jackson State University is introducing NFL Hall of Famer Deion Sanders as their new head football coach Monday morning.

  Fans excited as NFL legend Deion Sanders prepares to accept coaching position at JSU

As the Tigers wait for an official announcement about the new head coaching job, Brown says he’ll keep his lucky socks on until then and pray it is Sanders.

Mississippi State preparing for new-look LSU in opener

The Tigers have a new passing game coordinator and a new defensive coordinator after Joe Brady and Dave Aranda left for new positions after last season.

Ole Miss still in quarterback battle

Ole Miss is now less than a week from a tough opener against Florida.

PRIME TIME IN JACKSON: Deion Sanders hired as JSU head coach

Introduction set for Tuesday

Saints prepare for Monday Night Football without Michael Thomas

With one of the deepest rosters in the entire league, the ‘next-man-up’ mentality will be tested in Las Vegas.

Deion Sanders posts photos with JSU President, Athletic Director

JSU will hold a press conference on Monday morning to announce the new coach.

USM drops tough 31-30 decision to Louisiana Tech

University of Southern Mississippi receiver Tim Jones, who had eight catches for a career-high 160 yards, posted his first, multi-touchdown game Saturday, but it wasn't enough as the Golden Eagles fell 31-30 to Louisiana Tech University .

Will Deion Sanders be the next coach at Jackson State?

Thursday afternoon, outlet HBCU Sports reported NFL Hall of Famer Deion Sanders was on tap to become the next head coach.

Brees and Kamara combine to dispatch Brady’s Bucs

Saints take sole possession of first place in the NFC South

  Brain cancer no match for 7-year-old Aubree Sutton

“I was sad because I lost my hair, but my daddy told me that hair don’t make the person, the person makes the hair,” said the 7-year-old cancer survivor.

Alvin Kamara reportedly agrees to 5-year extension with Saints

Any concerns of tension between Alvin Kamara and the Saints heading into their season opener against the Buccaneers have been alleviated with a report Saturday morning of a 5-year contract extension worth $75 million.

First competitors announced for Sanderson Farms Championship

A large batch of golfers are already committed to the 2020 Sanderson Farms Championship in Jackson.

New Orleans Mayor: No fans at Saints games, no tailgating or second lines on city property

Mayor Latoya Cantrell says that New Orleans will remain in Phase 2 despite Governor John Bel Edwards' decision to allow the state to move into Phase 3 on Friday.

Bubba Wallace leaving Richard Petty Motorsports at season’s end

Bubba Wallace is leaving Richard Petty Motorsports at the end of the season.

Magee High football team quarantined, cancels next 2 games

The Magee High School football team is out of action after a positive COVID-19 test.

Organizers, IOC trying to remove doubts over Tokyo Olympics

Several recent public opinion polls have shown skepticism from the Japanese public and the business community that the games can go on — or should go on.

Jay Hopson out as head coach of Southern Miss

Hopson was in his fourth season with Southern Miss and posted a 28-23 record.

Miss. colleges team up for ‘Stronger Together’ campaign

Mississippi’s college athletic programs are making an effort to stay united.

Former Gamecocks head football coach Holtz to receive Presidential Medal of Freedom

During Friday’s press briefing, President Donald Trump announced Lou Holtz will be awarded the Presidential Medal of Freedom.

Underdog Jaguars take down Golden Eagles, 32-21

The University of Southern Mississippi surrendered more than 500 yards and 30 points in a 32-21 season-opening loss to visiting University of South Alabama.

Memphis Grizzlies’ Ja Morant named 2020 NBA Rookie of the Year

Morant’s star power was on display from the opening tip of the season.

USM police working to make first football game in COVID era safe

Because of the pandemic, only 9,000 fans are allowed to attend the game.

Miss. company donates football tractor-trailers to several universities

KLLM Transport Services (KLLM) donated several tractor-trailers to Ole Miss, Mississippi State University, and the University of Southern Mississippi.

Head coach John Hendrick done at Jackson State

Jackson State Athletics announced head football coach John Hendrick’s contract will not be renewed.

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USM football players skip practice, march against social injustice

The football team will not practice Friday as players intend to march in protest of “instances of racial injustice in our country.”

  Ole Miss football team protesting police brutality in front of Confederate monument

The Ole Miss football team gathered in The Square in Oxford on Friday morning to protest police brutality.

MSU football team skips practice to protest racial injustice

Mississippi State’s football team skipped practice on Thursday in protest of racial injustice.

Confederate statue partially hidden after Ole Miss athletes said they didn’t want to see it

The university moved the statue in mid-July from a central spot on the Oxford campus to a Civil War cemetery.

LeBron James makes statement with modified ‘MAGA’ hat at Lakers’ NBA playoffs game

LeBron James is continuing to publicly call for the arrests of the police involved in the shooting death of Breonna Taylor, the Louisville-area woman who was killed in her apartment in March.

Southern Miss senior opts out of playing this season due to COVID concerns

Jacques Turner says playing this season isn’t worth the risk to his health and the health of his family.

Egg Bowl set for Nov. 28 in revised SEC schedule

Conference announces new 10-game schedule for upcoming season