LEXINGTON, Ky. (AP) – Kentucky basketball coach John Calipari believes Confederate flags should be taken down. During a Southeastern Conference coaches conference call Monday, Calipari said that “obviously, it offends a portion of our society, so people are deciding to take them down. That’s how I feel. It may offend, so I’d say do it.” […]

Brady’s Bunch New England, defending Super Bowl champs, may be without QB Tom Brady for the first four games of the season due to “Deflategate.” It’s big test up front for the NFL’s best franchise. State of change The San Francisco 49ers ran off head coach Jim Harbaugh and an exodus of players – including […]

Daily Journal With just a little more bullpen support, Tupelo’s Chris Stratton might already have two Triple-A pitching wins. Instead, he’s still looking for his first. The Sacramento River Cats wasted Stratton’s gem on Sunday – eight innings, five hits, no runs, no ranks and six strikeouts – in an extra-inning loss to Las Vegas. […]

Daily Journal EUGENE, Ore. – Ole Miss sprinter Isiah Young and MSU heptathlete Erica Bougard qualified for Team USA on Sunday with their medal finishes at the USA Outdoor Track & Field Championships. The U.S. team will compete in August at the world championships in Beijing. Young finished second in the 200 meters (19.93) behind […]

By Logan Lowery Daily Journal Former Mississippi State infielder Seth Heck has signed an independent league contract with the Gateway Grizzlies. Heck started at shortstop in his Frontier League debut on Saturday against another former Diamond Dog, Jaron Shepherd, of the Rockford Aviators. Heck went 1-for-3 with an infield single in the Grizzlies’ 3-2 win […]

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Reed Lindsey tees off during the second day of the Butch Lambert Invitational on Sunday afternoon at the Natchez Trace Golf Club.

By Kyle Alford Special to the Journal SALTILLO – Reed Lindsey did just what he needed on Sunday to successfully defend his title at the 31st annual Butch Lambert Invitational golf tournament. Lindsey, from Ripley, shared the first-round lead at Natchez Trace Golf Club with Belmont’s Nick Sparks after both shot 70s on a sometimes-rainy […]

Associated Press NEW YORK – In an astonishing debut, Steven Matz became the only major league pitcher to drive in four runs in his first career game while leading the New York Mets to a 7-2 victory over the Cincinnati Reds on Sunday. Pitching about 50 miles from home with a huge cheering section on […]

QB questions You’ll hear a lot of talk about uncertainty at quarterback, as several top teams – including Alabama, Auburn, Georgia, LSU and Ole Miss – left the spring with question marks. In today’s high-powered offensive schemes, just having a “game manager” taking snaps may not be enough. One team with no QB worries – […]

By Parrish Alford Daily Journal OXFORD – Ole Miss coach Hugh Freeze confirmed Saturday that offensive lineman Laremy Tunsil has turned himself in and has been arrested on a charge of misdemeanor domestic violence-simple assault. ESPN cited a source in reporting that Tunsil, a 6-foot-5, 305-pound junior from Lake City, Fla., last Thursday allegedly struck […]