By Kevin Baxter, Timothy M. Phelps and Tina Susman Los Angeles Times (TNS) Top officials of world soccer’s governing body were indicted in New York early Wednesday on charges they corrupted the sport by taking over $150 million in bribes in return for the rights to broadcast some of international soccer’s top events. The alleged […]

By Eric Olson Associated Press As usual, the SEC, ACC and Pac-12 had the most teams make the NCAA baseball tournament. Right behind those warm-weather conferences, though, was the Big Ten, a league that not long ago was an afterthought on selection day. The Big Ten advanced a record five teams into the field of […]

By John Davis Oxford Citizen OXFORD – Patience is a virtue that Ole Miss baseball coach Mike Bianco hasn’t always supplied his players in large amounts over the years. A season after advancing to the College World Series, the 2015 Rebels were consistently inconsistent during most of the season. The inability to string long winning […]

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By Parrish Alford Daily Journal DESTIN, Fla. – SEC football coaches would like to see the cost of attendance number the same throughout the league. They’re just not sure how to get that done. Coaches across all sports think providing more for athletes is a good thing. As the nation’s most successful athletic programs – […]

By Parrish Alford Daily Journal DESTIN, Fla. – After seven straight championships in the late BCS Era, the SEC streak ended when Auburn’s comeback against Florida State fell short in 2013. Last year, the first for the college football playoff, the SEC did not have a representative in the final game. Now SEC coaches find […]

Daily Journal Could the Battle for the Golden Egg be headed back to Thanksgiving Day? Ole Miss athletics director Ross Bjork, appearing Tuesday on Paul Finebaum’s show, said he and his fellow AD, Mississippi States Scott Stricklin, are talking about returning the game to Thanksgiving “on a more regular basis.” That move could possibly take […]

Associated Press CHICAGO – Addison Russell hit a game-ending RBI double in the ninth inning, and Chicago beat surging Washington 3-2 on Tuesday. Chris Coghlan started the winning rally with a one-out single against Matt Grace (2-1). The Cubs then caught a huge break when shortstop Ian Desmond threw wide to first while trying to […]

By John Davis Oxford Citizen OXFORD – Lafayette baseball coach Patrick Robey and his wife came up with a list of pros and cons to decide one of the toughest professional decisions the couple has had to make. In the end, the opportunity to coach the Class 6A Madison Central Jaguars won out over staying […]

OXFORD (AP) – The cost to renovate the University of Mississippi’s track facility is going up by $3.3 million after the university decided it had to replace a 5-foot diameter drain pipe running underneath. The College Board approved the additional spending last week, boosting the cost of the project from the $4 million originally budgeted […]