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.

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

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

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

Lady Bulldogs score big win with second half comeback

Poor first quarter dooms Lady Rebels

Lady Hilltoppers take down USM, 81-65

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Tigers dominate Alcorn, improve win streak to four games

JSU holds off Alcorn State, 10-0 in SWAC

Ole Miss downs Florida for second straight win

Drew Brees recreates Super Bowl celebration with son Baylen

Davis, Tyree carry Rebels over South Carolina

Kiffin, Ole Miss add three on signing day

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

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

Super Bowl LIV will feature 9 players with Mississippi connections

Another second half comeback, another win for MSU

JSU topples MVSU to even SWAC record

Michael Thomas named AP Offensive Player of the Year

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.

Rebels let go of big lead, fall in OT

A Blake Hinson three at the buzzer did not fall as the Ole Miss men’s basketball team suffered a heartbreaking double overtime defeat to No. 16 Auburn 83-82.

2nd half comeback paces MSU over Florida

The Bulldogs overcame a 16-point first half deficit and a 10-point halftime hole to capture its fourth consecutive SEC victory en route to a 78-71 victory over Florida

  'I am shaken’: Local Kobe Bryant fans express their grief after NBA legend’s tragic death

Although many people didn’t personally know the NBA star, the grief is still real.

MSU’s Matharu named SEC Freshman of the Week

Behind a pair of double-digit scoring efforts, Mississippi State's Aliyah Matharu was named the SEC Freshman of the Week, as announced by the league office on Tuesday.

Biloxi man takes trip to Super Bowl LIV after winning national contest

Last year, John Kemp won a trip to Super Bowl 54 in Miami. Now, it's the week of the big game and he is ready!

Petition launched to feature Kobe Bryant on NBA logo

Millions of people have signed a petition to change the silhouette on the NBA logo

  Kobe Bryant, daughter Gianna among 9 killed in helicopter crash, reports say

All nine people aboard a helicopter died in a crash Sunday in the Los Angeles area. Multiple reports say NBA legend Kobe Bryant was among the dead.

Family of former TTU baseball player Bo Altobelli killed in helicopter crash

Texas Tech baseball is offering thoughts and prayers for former player Bo Altobelli on Sunday, after members of his family were killed in the same helicopter crash that killed Kobe Bryant.

Players react to the death of retired NBA star Kobe Bryant

Current and former NBA players took to social media Sunday in response to the untimely death of Kobe Bryant.

JSU men beat Grambling, snap losing skid

Jayveous McKinnis was a led Jackson State in a crucial 71-53 victory over Grambling Saturday evening to improve the Tigers to a 3-4 record in SWAC play.

Braves stave off upset-minded Alabama A&M

Junior Troymain Crosby scored the go-ahead bucket with under a minute left, and the Alcorn State University men’s basketball program made a stop in the closing seconds to defeat Alabama A&M 59-58 on Saturday at the Davey L. Whitney Complex.

Bulldogs come up short against Oklahoma

After trailing for a majority of the contest, the Mississippi State men’s basketball team was handed a tightly-contested 63-62 loss to Oklahoma

Ole Miss takes down UGA for first SEC win

In front of a sold-out crowd at Stegeman Coliseum, the Ole Miss men’s basketball team shook off a hostile environment and earned a hard-fought 70-60 victory over the Georgia Bulldogs Saturday night.

Big fourth quarter propels JSU women over Grambling

Jackson State finished went on a 12-0 run over the two minutes of regulation and defeated Grambling State 61-46 to remain unbeaten in SWAC play.

After LSU fan starts GoFundMe to buy Clemson mascot new outfit, money raised will be used to save wild tigers worldwide

After an LSU fan started a GoFundMe to replace a unsightly Clemson mascot, it was revealed the money raised will actually be used to save tigers worldwide and increase wild tiger populations by 2022.

Coach O agrees to 6-year, $42 million contract extension

Fresh off of a historic season and a national championship, LSU has rewarded head coach Ed Orgeron with a new contract.

  For school and for country

Whether it has been on a basketball court or overseas, Lacey Kennedy is putting her team first.

Panthers’ Christian McCaffrey giving Super Bowl tickets to decorated Marine

Panthers running back Christian McCaffrey is giving a Marine of 30 years a trip to Miami to enjoy a full Super Bowl experience.

Eli Manning to retire from NFL

Eli Manning is set to retire from the NFL, according to a report from ESPN.

  Former Mississippi State, Wenonah High School player killed in Birmingham

Wilson was a wide receiver for Mississippi State and Wenonah High School.

Joe Moorhead lands job as Oregon offensive coordinator

Moorhead was officially named as offensive coordinator for Oregon on Tuesday.

Smith Wills Stadium to host 9 La. Tech baseball games

The Bulldogs baseball team is scheduled to play in nine conference games at Smith Wills Stadium in 2020:

USM football staff seeing some shuffling

Southern Miss offensive coordinator Buster Faulkner is heading to the University of Georgia.

MSU storms past Georgia as Perry gets another double-double

Mississippi State men’s basketball team dialed up its second straight SEC victory during a 91-59 rout of Georgia on Saturday

Three-point barrage propels Braves over MVSU

Junior Troymain Crosby poured in a career-high 27 points, and two other Alcorn State University men’s basketball student-athletes registered double-doubles in a dominant 105-73 win over Mississippi Valley State on Saturday at the R.W. Harrison Complex.

Lady Tigers survive TSU in overtime

Dayzsha Rogan drained a pair of free throws with one second remaining in overtime and Jackson State defeated Texas Southern 81-79 to cap a thrilling finish.

Malone’s career-high leads USM to first CUSA win

It was a sophomore showcase in Reed Green Coliseum on Saturday afternoon. Jay Malone produced a career-high 27 points, Tyler Stevenson added 24, and Southern Miss rolled to an 81-68 win over Rice.

  President Trump congratulates LSU’s football team on national title during White House visit

The LSU Tigers met President Donald Trump as part of the team’s victory celebration at the White House on Friday, Jan. 17.

New Orleans police issue simple battery warrant for Odell Beckham Jr.

The New Orleans Police Department said it has obtained an arrest warrant for simple battery after Odell Beckham Jr. was seen in a video making contact with a security guard.

  Harlem Globetrotters play in the Mississippi Coliseum

They’re the Harlem Globetrotters, but they have a tall Mississippi connection.

National Champions LSU football will visit the White House

A White House official confirms that the LSU football team will be visiting the White House on Friday, Jan. 17.

Wrestling legend Rocky Johnson dies at 75

Wrestling legend Rocky Johnson died at the age of 75 this week.

  MSU stars Thompson, Hill returning for senior season

Mississippi State’s football team will return two big names for the 2020 season.

Zion Williamson set to return on January 22nd vs. San Antonio

Zion Williamson set to return, January 22nd vs. Spurs

Ole Miss can’t keep up with Gators, fall to 0-3 in SEC

The Ole Miss men’s basketball team was without two starters Tuesday night, including leading scorer Breein Tyree due to injury. A road test short-handed proved to be a tall order, and the Rebels (9-7, 0-3) fell to the Florida Gators 71-55.

Ed Orgeron, coaching staff to earn big payday for LSU’s national championship victory

In addition to winning the hearts of fans, LSU’s coaching staff will receive financial bonuses for leading the Tigers to a national championship victory.

  President Trump and the First Lady attend the College Football Playoff Championship

Trump flew to Louisiana for Monday's night's game at the Superdome in New Orleans, accompanied by first lady Melania Trump.

Dwayne ‘The Rock’ Johnson narrates final LSU hype video ahead of national championship

Former WWE world heavyweight champion and Hollywood star Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson narrated the video.

Alcorn Braves SWAC championship parade to be held in Vicksburg

The City of Vicksburg and the Vicksburg Warren Alumni will sponsor a SWAC Championship parade for the Alcorn State University football team and fans.

  Local boxer going for glory in Mississippi

The old saying is that the thousand mile journey begins with the first step. For Chown Sims, his journey took nearly 2,000 miles. But in reality, it has only just begun.

Cold second half dooms Ole Miss

The Rebels dropped a back-and-forth battle to Arkansas Saturday evening.

Griffin scores 27 as Tigers knock off ASU

Roland Griffin had a game-high 27 points in a 76-65 win over Alcorn State on Saturday evening in SWAC play.

Hamer leads JSU past Alcorn State

Marneisha Hamer guided the Tigers to an 83-67 win over Alcorn State Saturday afternoon, securing a double-double with a team high 24 points and 10 rebounds.

  Mike Leach says ‘pride, tradition’ brought him to Starkville

Mississippi State introduced Mike Leach as their new head coach Friday afternoon.

  Mississippi State hires Mike Leach as head coach

Mississippi State is hiring Mike Leach as its new head football coach, according to multiple reports.

MSU downed by Alabama, drop to 0-2 in SEC

Nick Weatherspoon poured in a season-high scoring output with a game-leading 20 points, but the Mississippi State men’s basketball team suffered a 90-69 setback to Alabama during Wednesday’s SEC road opener at Coleman Coliseum.

Ole Miss suffers second half collapse

It was a tale of two halves as the Ole Miss men’s basketball team began SEC play Tuesday night in Texas.

Report: Top MSU coaching candidate takes job with Giants

The New York Giants and New England Patriots assistant Joe Judge are working on a deal for him to become the team’s head coach, a surprising move for the four-time Super Bowl-winning franchise that tumbled to the bottom of the NFL in recent years, a person familiar with the negotiations told The As

Mike McCarthy receives a 5 year deal as the head coach of the Dallas Cowboys

The Dallas Cowboys have agreed on terms with Mike McCarthy as the new head coach for the Cowboys.

Tua Tagovailoa announces he’s entering the NFL Draft

Tua Tagovailoa made the announcement Monday morning at a press conference at the Mal Moore Athletic Facility.