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.

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

Jackson native Mo Williams earns college head coaching gig

MSU brings back Ron Polk in assistant role

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

  Baseball fields open, but tournaments remain on hold

LSU grad becomes first female MLB hitting coach

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Brett Favre named in Miss. DHS audit report

  St. Joseph baseball seniors have special ‘senior night’

NCAA board supports name, image and likeness compensation

It’s official, Jameis Winston joins the Saints

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

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

Alcorn State names Bussie as new men’s basketball coach

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

Saints draft pick Cesar Ruiz explains emotions of being selected

Older brother of Dallas QB Dak Prescott dies

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

PGA Sanderson Farms Championship unchanged in new tour schedule

The PGA Tour announced its revised schedule for the rest of 2020-21 due to COVID-19.

Brett Favre sends message of hope to Flowood senior community

Residents at The Blake at Flowood, a senior living community, received a special message from a Hall of Fame quarterback.

  Mom of Timberwolves star Karl-Anthony Towns dies from COVID-19

The Minnesota Timberwolves picked Karl-Anthony Towns No. 1 pick out of the University of Kentucky in the 2015 NBA draft.

NASCAR’s Larson suspended for racial slur in virtual race

Larson was competing in an iRacing event Sunday night when he appeared to lose communication on his headset with his spotter when he used the N-word.

Drew Brees signs with NBC Sports after career is over with Saints

After his playing career is over with the New Orleans Saints, quarterback Drew Brees already has another career waiting for him.

‘Snacks’ to be featured in livestream H-O-R-S-E game

Jackson State’s viral sensation team manager Thomas “Snacks” Lee is coming back to entertain sports fans during their quarantine.

Vic Schaefer takes head coaching position at University of Texas

Schaefer led Mississippi State to five straight NCAA Tournament appearances, including back-to-back national championship appearances in 2017 and 2018.

History-making Saints kicker Tom Dempsey dies from coronavirus crisis

Legendary New Orleans Saints place kicker Tom Dempsey died Saturday night after a battle with COVID-19. He was 73.

Payton: This will be Drew Brees’ final season

New Orleans Saints QB Drew Brees will be back for his 15th season in black and gold in 2020, but according to head coach Sean Payton, this is likely going to be it.

  Season Delayed: Yankees’ Jonathan Holder back home in Gulfport amid COVID-19

Former Admiral & Mississippi State pitcher talks about the MLB's delay, his workout routine at home, and what the season might look like once baseball resumes.

Drew Brees pledges $5 million, 10k meals a day during stay-at-home order

New Orleans Saints quarterback Drew Brees and wife Brittany are doing their part to help during the coronavirus pandemic.

Saints’ Coach Sean Payton cleared after positive coronavirus test

Sean Payton received the positive test results almost a week ago.

Saints head coach Sean Payton tests positive for coronavirus

Payton said he came forward with his coronavirus diagnosis because he wants all people to heed the warnings of government officials, stay inside, and behave responsibly

SEC cancels all 2020 spring sports

The Southeastern Conference is canceling all spring athletics in response to the coronavirus pandemic.

Zion Williamson offers to cover salaries of Smoothie King Center workers for 30 days

This comes after the announcement suspension of all NBA games and cancellation of all events with attendance over 250.

  SWAC restricts attendance for basketball tournaments due to coronavirus

The Southwestern Athletic Conference is continuing its men’s and women’s basketball tournaments without fans in attendance.

Former MSU football star Johnathan Banks arrested for domestic violence

Former Mississippi State football player Johnathan Banks was arrested Wednesday, according to WCBI.

LSU Board of Supervisors approves 6-year, $42M contract for Ed Orgeron

The LSU Board of Supervisors voted to approve contracts for LSU head football coach Ed Orgeron and newly-hired defensive coordinator Bo Pelini Friday, March 6.

  WATCH: JSU basketball sensation ‘Snacks’ shines on TODAY Show

Jackson State viral sensation Thomas “Snacks” Lee made an appearance on TODAY with Hoda & Jenna on Thursday morning.

MSU vs USM baseball game postponed

The Mississippi State University vs University of Southern Mississippi baseball game has been postponed for Wednesday night.

JSU team manager, “Snacks,” goes viral after 3-point shot during game

Kevin Durant saw the viral 3-pointer and tweeted in response to it.

Save Women’s Sports Act would essentially ban trans athletes from sports in Louisiana

Transgender athletes would not be allowed to compete in high school or college sports in Louisiana under a bill filed by Sen. Beth Mizell, R-Franklinton, ahead of the 2020 Regular Legislative Session.

SWAC baseball tournament coming to Smith Wills Stadium in Jackson

Smith Wills Stadium will play host to the Southwestern Athletic Conference Championship baseball torunament beginning in 2020.

Michael Jordan remembers ‘little brother’ Kobe Bryant during emotional memorial service

The NBA legend called Bryant his “little brother” but he cautioned that it didn’t start off that way. Jordan said his relationship with Kobe began as an “aggravation.”

Two Super Bowl LIV champs from Mississippi honored by the state senate

Two local Super Bowl LIV champions were honored Tuesday by the Mississippi Senate.

Saints players react to Brees announcement on social media

Brees will be back for season No. 15 in New Orleans

Brees will ‘make another run’ in 2020

Brees posted on Instagram his plan to return in 2020.

WATCH: Jackson State players brawl with Prairie View A&M during postgame handshake

The fight broke out during the postgame handshake.

  Body found in Lee County lake identified as former MSU football player

It was Monday afternoon when Jones was discovered in a lake in the Indian Hills subdivision.

Ex-JSU coach was paid $170k in settlement after firing

Former Jackson State University head football coach Harold Jackson reached a settlement with the Institute of Higher Learning.

Lady Bulldogs score big win with second half comeback

Facing an 11-point deficit at halftime, eight-ranked Mississippi State rallied in the second half to defeat No. 16 Texas A&M, 69-57

Poor first quarter dooms Lady Rebels

The Ole Miss women’s basketball team could not overcome a big first-half run by Vanderbilt, falling to the Commodores, 63-47

Lady Hilltoppers take down USM, 81-65

The University of Southern Mississippi Lady Eagles took an 81-65 Conference USA loss against visiting Western Kentucky University at Reed Green Coliseum.

Tigers dominate Alcorn, improve win streak to four games

The Tigers improved their win streak in conference play to four straight with Saturday night’s 29-point victory over in-state rival Alcorn.

JSU holds off Alcorn State, 10-0 in SWAC

Jackson State completed the regular-season sweep over rival Alcorn State

Ole Miss downs Florida for second straight win

The Ole Miss men’s basketball team turned in arguably their best game of the season, using an all-around performance on both sides of the floor to roll past Florida 68-51

Drew Brees recreates Super Bowl celebration with son Baylen

Drew and Baylen produced one of the more indelible images from Super Bowl 44

Davis, Tyree carry Rebels over South Carolina

Senior guard Breein Tyree jumped into the top 10 on the program’s all-time scoring list with a career-high 38 points, leading the Rebels to an 84-70 victory over South Carolina.

Kiffin, Ole Miss add three on signing day

Ole Miss football added three more prospects to its 2020 recruiting class, head coach Lane Kiffin announced Wednesday during the February signing period.

Leach puts period on first signing class at MSU

New Mississippi State head football coach Mike Leach and his staff put the finishing touches on the Bulldogs’ 2020 signing class Wednesday.

Miss. House of Reps honors Alcorn State football team

The Mississippi House of Representatives honored the Alcorn State football team during a session.

Williams leads JSU over UAPB, SWAC record up to 9-0

Ameshya Williams and Marneisha Hamer, combined for 30 points and 14 rebounds in the Lady Tigers 56-44 win over Arkansas-Pine Bluff

MSU student sinks $5,000 half court shot, sparks controversy

It was a shot that shook the Humphrey Coliseum Thursday night.

Chiefs player celebrates Super Bowl win by paying all pet adoption fees at shelter

The KC Pet Project has more than 100 dogs up for adoption.

  Mahomes leads Chiefs’ rally past 49ers in Super Bowl, 31-20

The comeback Chiefs did it again and are Super Bowl champions.

Super Bowl LIV will feature 9 players with Mississippi connections

Super Bowl LIV will feature nine players with Mississippi connections, five with the Kansas City Chiefs and four with the San Francisco 49ers.

Another second half comeback, another win for MSU

D.J. Stewart Jr. exploded for 16 of his career-high 20 points aided by a career-best four treys during the second half to fuel the Mississippi State men’s basketball team to its fifth-straight SEC triumph and an 86-73 victory over Tennessee

JSU topples MVSU to even SWAC record

Jackson State men’s basketball team dominated on the hardwood with a 85-65 victory over Mississippi Valley to improve to 4-4 in SWAC play.

Michael Thomas named AP Offensive Player of the Year

Thomas is the second Saint to win the award.

Lady Tigers drop 90 on MVSU, move to 8-0 in SWAC

Four Lady Tigers scored in double digits as the Jackson State women’s basketball team rolled past Mississippi Valley State 90-61 Saturday afternoon in Southwestern Athletic Conference play.

Ole Miss blitzed by LSU

Facing a ranked opponent for the second consecutive game, the Ole Miss men’s basketball team fell on the road to No. 22 LSU 73-63 Saturday afternoon.

  Pearl High announces new head football coach

John Perry served 12 years as head coach in Pearl.

John Andretti, longtime NASCAR, IndyCar driver, dies at 56 after battle with cancer

John Andretti, a longtime NASCAR and IndyCar driver, has passed away at age 56 after a long battle with colon cancer.

  'It’s really heart-wrenching’: Meridian native reflects on friendship with Kobe Bryant

The shockwaves of Kobe Bryant's death continue to ripple around the world for fans and those who knew him alike.

Atlanta Braves GM addressed Greater Jackson Chamber Partnership annual meeting

A treat for Atlanta Braves fans in the capital city Wednesday. Alex Anthopoulos, general manager of the team, took questions from the Vision 2020 crowd and said he’s excited about the season even though the organization lost some key players.

Coast sportsbooks gear up for Super Bowl LIV

This Super Bowl is expected to bring in big business for sportsbooks around the nation, but especially to coast casinos.

Gulfport native finds Super Bowl IV tickets in parents’ attic

In the days after Katrina, Jim Walker remembers trying to salvage anything he could from his parents’ house in Gulfport.