Brett Favre statue unveiled at Mississippi Sports Hall of Fame

The life-size sculpture was originally for sale in Las Vegas, before Tommy Zegan got in touch with the hall in search of its new home.

AUDIO: Brees: ‘This year is going to be about something much bigger than football’

Virus rocks MLB: Cards-Brewers off; 2 St. Louis positives

Pelicans, Jazz kneel during national anthem

SEC goes to conference-only schedule, Sept. 26 start

LSU goes cashless for sporting events in 2020

No Mask, No Entry: MHSAA releases Fall sports guidelines

Continued Coverage

JPS: No decision yet on sports and extracurricular activities in the fall

Ole Miss linebacker arrested for sexual battery

Drew Brees announces $5M donation to build healthcare centers in La.

Report: NFL players banned from indoor night clubs during 2020 season

Miss. football player receives key to hometown after stance on state flag

SWAC postpones fall sports to spring 2021

SEC will honor scholarships if student-athletes opt-out of season

The Southeastern Conference announced Friday that student-athletes will not be punished if they do not want to compete in sports this fall.

  Fans, coaches, parents react to delayed football season

“A lot of these kids in our town have the talent to play elsewhere and if they don’t have that opportunity to play in front of coaches, then they’re going to have issues going to colleges and stuff like that and bettering themselves,” said Brent Cobb.

SEC to make decision on football season in late-July

The Southeastern Conference’s Athletics Directors met on Monday at the SEC Office in Birmingham to discuss SEC and college athletics issues.

Atlanta Braves give no indication of considering name change

Cleveland Indians, Washington Redskins considering name changes

Minor League Baseball season canceled over COVID-19 concerns

Report: Patriots fined, lose draft pick for videotaping Bengals

Carolina Panthers coach considers kneeling during national anthem

NASCAR releases photo of ‘noose’ found in Bubba Wallace’s garage

  Mississippi’s athletic directors, head coaches join forces in support of new state flag

  Attorney: ‘Don’t play another down until the flag comes down'

Miss. State RB Hill: ‘Change the flag or I won’t be representing this State anymore’

In a response to Tate Reeves, Hill calls on the Governor to change the flag.

C-USA bars postseason play in Miss. over state flag

C-USA Commissioner Judy MacLeod released a statement Monday morning announcing the conference’s policy.

JSU viral star ‘Snacks’ wins ESPY award for Can’t Stop Watching Moment of the year

A local legend could very well be on his way to receiving an ESPY award!

NCAA bans Mississippi from holding any championships over state flag

The NCAA Board of Governors is banning any NCAA championship events from being held in Mississippi.

SEC Commissioner: ‘It is past time for change to be made to the flag of... Mississippi'

Greg Sankey, Commissioner of the SEC, has now weighed in to the Mississippi flag controversy.

UF President Fuchs releases statement addressing racism on campus, ‘Gator Bait’ cheer not allowed

The popular “Gator Bait” cheer at sporting events will no longer be allowed, which Fuchs says has racist imagery associated with it, historically.

Southern Heritage Class canceled due to COVID-19

The event was scheduled to be held on September 10 - 12, 2020.

Ole Miss extends Bianco

Keith Carter announced Tuesday that the school has inked Mike Bianco to a new four-year deal

Saints’ Malcolm Jenkins joins CNN as social justice contributor

New Orleans Saints safety Malcolm Jenkins is joining CNN as a contributor focusing on racial and social justice.

  M-Braves staff thinking outside-the-box this summer

As the state’s stay-at-home orders are now a thing of the past, the Mississippi Braves staff finds itself back in the office this month

USM sends 15 to wooden-bat leagues

The University of Southern Mississippi baseball program has placed 10 players and five signees in wooden-bat summer leagues.

Brandon-alum and MSU star J.T. Ginn picked by Mets

Ginn was taken by the New York Mets in the second round

2nd day of MLB Draft sees Ole Miss duo get picked

The left side of the Ole Miss Baseball infield was a hot commodity on the second night of the 2020 Major League Baseball Draft

Foscue, Westburg off the board after first day of MLB Draft

For the second time in program history, the Mississippi State baseball program has seen a pair of student-athletes drafted in the first round

MSU pitcher drafted by Mets

The New York Mets drafted Ginn in the second round with the 52nd overall pick.

MSU pair first since 1985 drafted in first round

Two Mississippi State hitters were selected in the first round of Wednesday night’s MLB Draft.

Bianco picks up Coach of the Year honors

Mike Bianco was named the 2020 National Coach of the Year by Collegiate Baseball on Tuesday.

Alabama-transfer Shavers signs with Mississippi State

Mike Leach has added Alabama graduate transfer Tyrell Shavers, a former unanimous four-star wide receiver from Lewisville, Texas, to Mississippi State

Millsaps names Prather as new men’s basketball coach

A familiar face will be the new head men’s basketball coach at Millsaps College. Michael Prather has been selected to lead the program for the Majors.

  JSU looks to make up for lost time once NCAA passes waiver

Jackson State football players will be able to return to team facilities early on and July, and not long after that, they maybe will be able to step on the practice field.

Saints plan to wait until training camp for coaches to return

The NFL continues to beging the 2020 season on time, starting with training camp. While there is no timetable for players to return to their team facilities, coaches are allowed to do so as of Friday, June 5th but the Saints are holding off.

Dennis Allen confident veteran leadership will guide Saints through turbulence

Saints defensive coordinator Dennis Allen spoke to the media via videoconference Monday and provided insight on how the team is handling the initially-divisive comments “I think the fact that we have got a veteran team allows us to handle these types of situations a lot better."

President Trump addresses Drew Brees’ latest statements on kneeling

"I am a big fan of Drew Brees. I think he’s truly one of the greatest quarterbacks, but he should not have taken back his original stance on honoring our magnificent American Flag," President Trump said.

Drew Brees takes to social media to apologize for comments on protests

New Orleans Saints quarterback Drew Brees has taken to social media to apologize for comments he made regarding protests of the National Anthem.

Saints fan burns #9 jersey after QB says he will never agree with players who kneel during national anthem

The New Orleans Saints quarterback announced Wednesday, June 3 that he will continue his stance against players who kneel during the national anthem before NFL games.

Drew Brees’ comments about kneeling during national anthem anger fellow players

New Orleans Saints Quarterback Drew Brees said he will continue his stance against players who kneel during the national anthem before NFL games.

Dak Prescott pledges $1M to improve police training

Prescott posted a message to his Instagram in response to the ongoing unrest over the death of George Floyd.

  First pitch looms for Southeast Collegiate League

Jackson's own summer baseball league opens up on June 8th.

USM to host 2022 CUSA baseball tournament

No baseball facility in the history of Conference USA has played host to the league’s postseason tournament more than Pete Taylor Park.

USM football to begin voluntary workouts Monday

The University of Southern Mississippi football team is scheduled to start voluntary, on-campus workouts Monday.

JSU plans to reopen athletic facilities in July

A plan is in place for sports to return to Jackson State this summer.

No player cuts for Mississippi Braves

Despite MiLB cuts across the country, the Mississippi Braves don't plan to make any roster moves

  MHSAA schools preparing for summer return

Preparations for high school sports this fall will be cranking up next week.

  Robinson proud of Jackson State’s high APR scores

Ten years of academic excellence continued for the Jackson State athletics program when on the NCAA released its annual academic progress ratings report this week.

Coach Nick Saban: All of us want to make sure we play football this fall

Coach Saban, Associate Athletics Director Jeff Allen and Big Al star in the new video announcement about the importance of wearing masks and social distancing.

UPDATE: Pat Dye’s son says his dad is resting and should get out of the hospital soon

Former Auburn football coach Pat Dye has tested positive for COVID-19.

Ole Miss football legend ‘Gentle’ Ben Williams dies at 65

Williams was also a three-time All-SEC pick and a member of Ole Miss’ Football Team of the Century.

Jackson native Mo Williams earns college head coaching gig

Jackson native Mo Williams is the new head coach at Alabama State.

MSU brings back Ron Polk in assistant role

The school announced Polk as the new Special Assistant to the Athletic Director.

Four primetime games and a rare Christmas Day contest highlight Saints 2020 schedule

Saints open the season hosting Tom Brady and the Bucs

  Baseball fields open, but tournaments remain on hold

This is the time of year baseball and softball fields should be full of eager athletes and excited families. That can't happen yet, but beginning Thursday May 7, you might start to see teams meeting up to practice on the fields.

LSU grad becomes first female MLB hitting coach

LSU graduate Rachel Balkovec, has become the first-ever female full-time hitting coach in Major League Baseball, or MLB, is using this time to help others.

Brett Favre named in Miss. DHS audit report

The audit says Favre Enterprises was paid $1.1 million for events Favre was contracted to speak at but never did.

  St. Joseph baseball seniors have special ‘senior night’

The coronavirus outbreak robbed many high school athletes of their senior night, including St. Joesph baseball.

NCAA board supports name, image and likeness compensation

The NCAA announced Wednesday that its Board of Governors supports permitting athletes the ability to cash in on their names, images and likenesses as never before and without involvement from the association, schools or conferences.

It’s official, Jameis Winston joins the Saints

Winston will be going for a backup job with the Saints

92-year-old gets up from recliner, dances, after hearing grandson is selected by the Pittsburgh Steelers in NFL draft

92-year-old gets up from recliner,dances,after hearing grandson is selected by the Pittsburgh Steelers in NFL draft

Saints trade into the 7th-Round to select Miss. St. QB Tommy Stevens

Saints trade with the Texans

USM’s Watkins picked by Eagles

Quez Watkins goes from being one Eagle to another

Charles off the board early on day three of NFL Draft

It was not a long wait on Saturday for Saahdiq Charles to hear his name called in the NFL Draft.

Saints trade up to draft Dayton TE Adam Trautman in the 3rd-Round

Saints trade with the Minnesota Vikings

Busy second day for Mississippi State in NFL Draft

A trio of Mississippi State Bulldogs were selected Friday on the second night of the 2020 NFL Draft.

Akers, Lewis taken in second day of NFL Draft

A pair of Jackson-area standouts had their professional football dreams realized on Friday night

Alcorn State names Bussie as new men’s basketball coach

Landon Bussie was announced as the head men’s basketball coach at Alcorn State University on Thursday

Saints trade up to draft Wisconsin LB Zack Baun in the 3rd-Round

Saints made a trade with the Browns to move up

Saints draft pick Cesar Ruiz explains emotions of being selected

The Saints’ selection of Cesar Ruiz with the 24th overall pick surprised many Thursday night, including Ruiz himself who was overcome with emotion in the aftermath of the pick.

Older brother of Dallas QB Dak Prescott dies

Dallas Cowboys release statement about the passing of Jace Prescott

Fans sue MLB, teams over ticket money, ask for class action

Opening day on March 26 was pushed back until mid-May at the earliest after a national emergency was declared due to the new coronavirus pandemic.