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He ain’t SWAC now: Colorado hires Deion Sanders away from Jackson State

BOULDER, Colo. (AP) — He ain’t SWAC now. Deion Sanders is taking over as head coach at Colorado, leaving Jackson State to bring his charisma ... Read more

by The Associated Press, Saturday, December 3, 2022 10:04 pm

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No. 1 Georgia cements playoff berth with SEC championship blowout of LSU

ATLANTA (AP) — Georgia swatted away the field goal attempt, the ball spinning to a stop at its 4-yard line. The LSU players trudged off ... Read more

by The Associated Press, Saturday, December 3, 2022 9:17 pm

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Georgia hungry for elusive SEC title

ATLANTA (AP) — The No. 1 Georgia Bulldogs have their eyes on the biggest prize of all. Yet there’s a gnawing desire to add another ... Read more

by The Associated Press, Friday, December 2, 2022 4:18 pm

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Mississippi paroling fewer inmates despite more eligibility

JACKSON — Mississippi is paroling fewer inmates now than it did before expanding parole eligibility in 2021. The state Parole Board chairman told lawmakers Tuesday ... Read more

by The Associated Press, Wednesday, November 30, 2022 2:54 pm

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Justice Department intervenes for struggling Jackson water system

By EMILY WAGSTER PETTUS and MICHAEL GOLDBERG | Associated Press JACKSON — The Justice Department made a rare intervention Tuesday to try to bring improvements ... Read more

by The Associated Press, Wednesday, November 30, 2022 2:52 pm

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Kiffin signs new contract with Ole Miss

OXFORD (AP) — The Lane Train is, officially, staying in Oxford for a little while longer. Ole Miss announced Tuesday that Lane Kiffin has signed ... Read more

by The Associated Press, Tuesday, November 29, 2022 4:23 pm

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Sanders says Colorado, other schools have contacted him about coaching vacancies

BOULDER, Colo. (AP) — Deion Sanders said Monday that a report stating Colorado has offered him its head coaching job is true and he has ... Read more

by The Associated Press, Monday, November 28, 2022 9:13 pm

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Auburn hires former Ole Miss coach Freeze to lead football program

AUBURN, Ala. (AP) — Auburn is bringing Hugh Freeze back to the Southeastern Conference as head coach of the Tigers, more than five years after ... Read more

by The Associated Press, Monday, November 28, 2022 9:05 pm

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Kiffin leaves … Auburn hanging, announces he’ll stay at Ole Miss

OXFORD (AP) — Lane Kiffin says he has informed school officials he will be staying at Ole Miss, putting an end to speculation that he ... Read more

by The Associated Press, Saturday, November 26, 2022 2:28 pm

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Mississippi State beats Ole Miss in another wild Egg Bowl finish

OXFORD (AP) — Mississippi State coach Mike Leach admitted the Egg Bowl series with Ole Miss ranks among the nation’s elite rivalries in unpredictability. “Both ... Read more

by The Associated Press, Friday, November 25, 2022 12:46 am

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Saints pull out of funk by beating Rams

NEW ORLEANS (AP) — Andy Dalton could sense the Rams’ Aaron Donald closing quickly from the left edge on a third-and-9 play late in the ... Read more

by The Associated Press, Sunday, November 20, 2022 7:14 pm

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Razorbacks run over and through Ole Miss

FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. (AP) — Quarterback KJ Jefferson returned. So did Arkansas’ offensive firepower. But Rocket Sanders grabbed the spotlight. Sanders rushed for 232 yards and ... Read more

by The Associated Press, Sunday, November 20, 2022 12:17 am

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Bulldogs roll into the Egg Bowl with rout of East Tennessee State

STARKVILLE (AP) — On a chilly Saturday in Starkville, less than a week away from the Battle for the Golden Egg against rival Ole Miss, ... Read more

by The Associated Press, Saturday, November 19, 2022 7:25 pm

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Southern Miss loses to Coastal Carolina, still seeking elusive sixth victory

CONWAY, S.C. (AP) — C.J. Beasley ran 56 yards to set up the final score of the game and Coastal Carolina rallied for a 26-23 ... Read more

by The Associated Press, Saturday, November 12, 2022 11:14 pm

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No. 1 Georgia runs past Mississippi State to clinch SEC East title

STARKVILLE (AP) — No. 1 Georgia is going to the SEC championship game. Stetson Bennett and company just keep rolling along. Bennett threw for three ... Read more

by The Associated Press, Saturday, November 12, 2022 11:07 pm

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LSU clinches SEC West title after grinding out an ugly win vs. Arkansas

FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. (AP) — LSU coach Brian Kelly told Harold Perkins Jr. he reminded him of Michael Jordan after the seventh-ranked Tigers beat Arkansas 13-10 ... Read more

by The Associated Press, Saturday, November 12, 2022 10:01 pm

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Alabama comes from behind to beat Ole Miss

OXFORD (AP) — Alabama coach Nick Saban wondered which Crimson Tide team would show up in Mississippi. As it turned out, he didn’t need to ... Read more

by The Associated Press, Saturday, November 12, 2022 9:52 pm

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Joey Logano wins second NASCAR Cup Series championship

AVONDALE, Ariz. (AP) — Penske Perfect. From the first NASCAR race with the new Next Gen car, the Daytona 500, the IndyCar championship and now ... Read more

by The Associated Press, Sunday, November 6, 2022 8:06 pm

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LSU beats Alabama in overtime to take control of SEC West race

BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — First-year LSU quarterback Jayden Daniels was unflappable in the face of an Alabama defense that sacked him six times. First-year ... Read more

by The Associated Press, Saturday, November 5, 2022 11:51 pm

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Southern Miss football legend, NFL Hall of Famer Ray Guy dies at age 72

HATTIESBURG (AP) — Ray Guy, the first punter to make the Pro Football Hall of Fame, died Thursday. He was 72. Southern Miss, where Guy ... Read more

by The Associated Press, Thursday, November 3, 2022 4:33 pm

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Astros make history, even World Series with no-hitter

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Hammered the night before, Cristian Javier and the Houston Astros desperately needed to figure how to keep Bryce Harper and the Phillies ... Read more

by The Associated Press, Wednesday, November 2, 2022 11:49 pm

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Kamara’s big day sends Saints to shutout win vs. Raiders

NEW ORLEANS (AP) — Saints running back Alvin Kamara has his teammates’ attention as he explores the bounds of his leadership in his first season ... Read more

by The Associated Press, Sunday, October 30, 2022 8:06 pm

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Ole Miss hangs on to beat Texas A&M

COLLEGE STATION, Tex. (AP) — Quinshon Judkins rushed for 205 yards, Jaxson Dart passed for three touchdowns, and No. 15 Ole Miss beat Texas A&M ... Read more

by The Associated Press, Saturday, October 29, 2022 10:58 pm

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Reports: Auburn close to hiring Mississippi State athletic director John Cohen

AUBURN, Ala. (AP) — Auburn is finalizing a deal to hire Mississippi State Director of Athletics John Cohen to the same position for the SEC ... Read more

by The Associated Press, Saturday, October 29, 2022 7:18 pm

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Mississippi investigates spate of police shootings

JACKSON — State investigators in Mississippi are probing at least five police shootings that occurred in October. The shootings took place across the state and ... Read more

by The Associated Press, Tuesday, October 25, 2022 4:53 pm

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Jackson water investigations said to test Biden racial equity pledge

By EMILY WAGSTER PETTUS | Associated Press JACKSON — Federal investigations into public spending on the failing water system in Mississippi’s majority-Black capital city are ... Read more

by The Associated Press, Tuesday, October 25, 2022 4:46 pm

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EPA civil rights case targets Mississippi over Jackson water

By EMILY WAGSTER PETTUS, MATTHEW DALY and AARON MORRISON | Associated Press JACKSON, Miss. — The federal government is investigating whether Mississippi state agencies discriminated ... Read more

by The Associated Press, Monday, October 24, 2022 10:12 am

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‘Change has come’: Mississippi unveils Emmett Till statue

By EMILY WAGSTER PETTUS | Associated Press GREENWOOD, Miss. — Hundreds of people applauded — and some wiped away tears — as a Mississippi community ... Read more

by The Associated Press, Monday, October 24, 2022 9:05 am

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