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Iowa topples LSU to reach Women’s Final Four

ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — Caitlin Clark put up another sensational performance to carry Iowa to its second straight Final Four. The Hawkeyes’ superstar guard, whose ... Read more

by The Associated Press, Monday, April 1, 2024 10:18 pm

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Mississippi House squashes bill to approve a casino in Jackson

JACKSON (AP) — A Mississippi House leader said Tuesday that he won’t move forward with a bill to allow a casino in the capital city ... Read more

by The Associated Press, Tuesday, March 26, 2024 3:59 pm

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Ole Miss’ NCAA Tournament run ends with loss to Notre Dame

SOUTH BEND, Ind. (AP) — Maddy Westbeld scored 20 points and Hannah Hidalgo added 19 to help No. 2 seed Notre Dame beat seventh-seeded Ole ... Read more

by The Associated Press, Monday, March 25, 2024 5:05 pm

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Rankin County ‘Goon Squad’ members all to serve long prison sentences

JACKSON (AP) — A federal judge on Thursday finished handing down prison terms of about 10 to 40 years to six white former Mississippi law ... Read more

by The Associated Press, Thursday, March 21, 2024 5:18 pm

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Bulldogs bounced by Michigan State in first round of NCAA Tournament

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — Michigan State coach Tom Izzo won his 20th first-round game in the NCAA Tournament on Thursday. This one, he said, might ... Read more

by The Associated Press, Thursday, March 21, 2024 3:20 pm

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Auburn knocks out Mississippi State in SEC Tournament

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Mississippi State likely did enough in the Southeastern Conference Tournament to ensure it’ll play again next week. A conference championship was ... Read more

by The Associated Press, Saturday, March 16, 2024 3:43 pm

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Bulldogs topple Tennessee, advance to SEC Tournament semifinals

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Forget the bubble. Mississippi State is starting to think about a championship. Cameron Matthews and Josh Hubbard scored 18 points each, ... Read more

by The Associated Press, Friday, March 15, 2024 3:59 pm

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Ole Miss finishes its fade with SEC Tournament loss to Texas A&M

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — In less than a week, Texas A&M extinguished whatever slim NCAA Tournament hopes Ole Miss’ men’s basketball team had left. Wade ... Read more

by The Associated Press, Thursday, March 14, 2024 11:57 pm

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Bulldogs start SEC Tournament run by beating LSU

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Mississippi State needs, at the very least, to pile up some wins in the Southeastern Conference Tournament this weekend to keep ... Read more

by The Associated Press, Thursday, March 14, 2024 4:19 pm

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Former Mississippi State star, Yazoo City native Fletcher Cox retires from the NFL

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Philadelphia Eagles six-time Pro Bowl defensive tackle Fletcher Cox announced his retirement on Sunday. Cox, a first-round pick in 2012 from Mississippi ... Read more

by The Associated Press, Sunday, March 10, 2024 1:59 pm

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LSU beats Ole Miss to advance to SEC Women’s Tournament championship game

GREENVILLE, S.C. (AP) — Angel Reese said she and defending national champion LSU will be ready for No. 1 South Carolina, no matter what adversity ... Read more

by The Associated Press, Saturday, March 9, 2024 10:43 pm

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Bulldogs fall in overtime against No. 17 South Carolina

STARKVILLE (AP) — B.J. Mack had 25 points and Collin Murray-Boyles scored 19 to lead No. 17 South Carolina to a 93-89 overtime victory against ... Read more

by The Associated Press, Saturday, March 9, 2024 8:53 pm

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SWAC basketball roundup: Alcorn State wins ninth in a row; JSU beats Valley on a buzzer-beater

LORMAN (AP) — Alcorn State will not be the No. 1 seed for the Southwestern Athletic Conference men’s basketball tournament, but it is undoubtedly the ... Read more

by The Associated Press, Saturday, March 9, 2024 8:51 pm

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Kentucky holds off Mississippi State with buzzer-beater

STARKVILLE (AP) — Reed Sheppard made a runner from just inside the foul line with less than a second left  and finished with a career-high ... Read more

by The Associated Press, Wednesday, February 28, 2024 9:24 am

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Suarez edges Busch, Blaney in three-wide photo finish at Atlanta Cup Series race

HAMPTON, Ga. (AP) — Daniel Suarez hoped but wasn’t certain he was the winner after the closest finish ever at Atlanta Motor Speedway. Then came ... Read more

by The Associated Press, Sunday, February 25, 2024 10:42 pm

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Mississippi State takes down Ole Miss for key SEC victory

STARKVILLE (AP) — The Bulldogs won the battle of the bubble. Tolu Smith III scored 24 points and Mississippi State turned back rival Ole Miss ... Read more

by The Associated Press, Thursday, February 22, 2024 9:06 am

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William Byron ekes out a victory in the Daytona 500

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (AP) — The goal was obvious to William Byron: put the No. 24 Chevrolet in victory lane in the 2024 Daytona 500 ... Read more

by The Associated Press, Monday, February 19, 2024 10:40 pm

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Super Special: Chiefs beat 49ers in overtime to repeat as Super Bowl champs

LAS VEGAS (AP) — Patrick Mahomes, Travis Kelce and the Kansas City Chiefs are back-to-back Super Bowl champions. Mahomes threw a 3-yard touchdown pass to ... Read more

by The Associated Press, Sunday, February 11, 2024 10:54 pm

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Southern Miss coach Ladner recovering from “heart-related emergency”

HATTIESBURG (AP) — Southern Miss men’s basketball head coach Jay Ladner is “in great spirits and resting” after he was hospitalized after suffering what the ... Read more

by The Associated Press, Thursday, February 8, 2024 4:06 pm

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Country music star Toby Keith dies after cancer battle

Toby Keith, a hit country crafter of pro-American anthems who both riled up critics and was loved by millions of fans, has died. He was ... Read more

by The Associated Press, Tuesday, February 6, 2024 11:16 am

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Mississippi House passes bill to legalize online sports betting

JACKSON (AP) — The Mississippi House passed a bill Thursday that would legalize online sports betting, bringing the state one step closer to joining 29 ... Read more

by The Associated Press, Thursday, February 1, 2024 5:35 pm

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SEC changes baseball tournament format for 2025

HOOVER, Ala. (AP) — All 16 Southeastern Conference teams will compete in a single-elimination baseball postseason tournament after the league expands next year with the ... Read more

by The Associated Press, Thursday, February 1, 2024 5:25 pm

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Judge dismisses player’s $40 million lawsuit against Kiffin

OXFORD (AP) — A lawsuit accusing Ole Miss football coach Lane Kiffin of racial and sexual discrimination and negligence was dismissed Wednesday. U.S. District Judge ... Read more

by The Associated Press, Wednesday, January 31, 2024 6:41 pm

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Murray’s double-double leads Ole Miss past Mississippi State

OXFORD (AP) — Jaylen Murray scored 21 points and grabbed 11 rebounds, and Ole Miss held off Mississippi State 86-82 on Tuesday night to end ... Read more

by The Associated Press, Wednesday, January 31, 2024 1:33 am

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It’s Chiefs vs. 49ers — again — for Super Bowl LVIII

Patrick Mahomes, Travis Kelce and the Kansas City Chiefs are heading to Las Vegas with a chance for a rare repeat while facing the San ... Read more

by The Associated Press, Sunday, January 28, 2024 10:39 pm

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Mississippi State takes down No. 8 Auburn

STARKVILLE (AP) —Mississippi State signed its name to a signature victory on Saturday. Josh Hubbard scored 15 of his 17 points in the second half ... Read more

by The Associated Press, Saturday, January 27, 2024 8:48 pm

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Wright’s big night powers LSU past Ole Miss

BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — LSU had the Wright formula to beat Ole Miss. Jordan Wright scored a game-high 27 points to lead LSU to ... Read more

by The Associated Press, Wednesday, January 17, 2024 11:32 pm

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Calipari reaches milestone as No. 8 Kentucky crushes Mississippi State

LEXINGTON, Ky. (AP) — Kentucky made a milestone victory for coach John Calipari look like business as usual. Antonio Reeves scored 27 points and No. ... Read more

by The Associated Press, Wednesday, January 17, 2024 10:45 pm

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