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COLUMN: Resilient Rebels find themselves on brink of returning to Omaha

When Tim Elko stumbled behind the first base bag and crumpled into a heap on April 5, it ...

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COLUMN: Covering sports in a pandemic is a surreal experience

On March 12, 2020 the LSU baseball team was loading the buses to come to Oxford and play ...

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COLUMN: Join the madness and win prizes with the EAGLE Bracket Challenge

The madness of March is upon us, and after a year without filling out brackets, it is nice ...

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COLUMN: Mississippi sports made its biggest assist last week

Sports have been non-existent for most of 2020, but last week in Mississippi, they made their biggest assist ...

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Coronavirus Chronicles, part 3

I took a walk-through of campus this past weekend. At the same time, it looked both desolate and ...

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COLUMN: Coronavirus Chronicles, part 2

April Fool’s Day scared me. I’m not one for pranks or really one for putting extra meaning on ...

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Keith Carter delivered on his promise – now, it’s Lane Kiffin’s turn

When Keith Carter announced the firing of Matt Luke, he said he wanted to find a head coach ...

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COLUMN: On high school mascots, logos and lack of common sense 

No one expects high school athletic departments to spend the money required to be completely original.  Universities will ...

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COLUMN: At the very least, intentionally playing two quarterbacks is innovative

It seems like Rich Rodriguez has gone into full mad scientist mode. When he talks about the quarterback ...

MLB Playoffs

OPINION: MLB playoffs and burgeoning questions of Mississippi pro sports allegiances

Baseball playoffs are awesome. They do a strangely good job of reminding baseball fans of how great the ...

March Maddness

On Making March Madness Memories, Ole Miss and Kermit Davis’ history

I’m a football guy. Football has always been what drew me to sports and where the majority of ...

Ole Miss Sports

Do NCAA punishments ever make any sense?

OXFORD – Missouri got the hammer on Thursday. The NCAA, after finding a former Mizzou tutor had committed ...

Sports

Old guard vs young guns headlines NFL conference championship storylines

When Drew Brees was breaking Texas high school state records, leading Austin’s Westlake High School to a 16-0 ...

Ole Miss Basketball

COLUMN: Rationally enjoying Ole Miss basketball, through an outsider’s lens

Everything below should be prefaced by saying that I am what many people consider the worst kind of ...

Ole Miss football

Phil Longo’s departure a blessing in disguise for Ole Miss

Phil Longo did some good things for the Ole Miss offense. At times, it was electric and exciting, ...

Ole Miss football

This thanksgiving, here’s how to talk to your relatives about the state of Ole Miss football

It hasn’t been the easiest or most positive year for Ole Miss football. Sitting at 5-6 and having ...

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COLUMN: Ole Miss still learning how to win in the SEC

Winning a single football game is not easy. Winning a football game in the SEC is even harder. ...

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LSU loss offers opportunity for Ole Miss to reevaluate themselves

If Ole Miss hoped to use Saturday’s game against LSU to redeem themselves for their lackluster SEC performance ...

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After positive defensive performance, Death Valley awaits the Rebels

For Ole Miss, it was a tale of two halves. Saturday’s 38-17 win over Kent State wasn’t pretty, ...

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Offensive struggles against Alabama further expose Ole Miss’ defense

Outmanned and outmatched would be the most succinct way to describe Ole Miss’ performance against Alabama. The Rebels ...

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Ole Miss’ defense not inspiring any confidence with No. 1 Alabama looming

They rolled up 629 yards and found the end zone five times. They had 181 of those yards ...

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It’s not exciting, but that doesn’t mean Kermit Davis at Ole Miss won’t work

Kermit Davis it is. After weeks of heavy speculation and various reports linking him to the job, Ole ...

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