By Logan Lowery Daily Journal STARKVILLE – Mississippi State head coach Dan Mullen confirmed Monday that sophomore cornerback Cedric Jiles will miss the remainder of the 2014 season with a hamstring injury. Jiles injured his hamstring during fall camp and has not seen action this fall. The 5-foot-10, 180-pounder from Clinton is in his third […]

NEW YORK (AP) – Three experts in domestic violence will serve as consultants to the NFL. Commissioner Roger Goodell sent a memo to teams Monday announcing that Lisa Friel, Jane Randel and Rita Smith will work as “senior advisers.” They will “help lead and shape the NFL’s policies and programs relating to domestic violence and […]

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Class 6A/5A 1. Starkville (3-0) open date. This week: at Florence, Ala. 2. Tupelo (4-0) beat Saltillo 21-9. This week: Open date 3. Oxford (3-1) beat Lafayette 41-7. This week: Open date Class 4A/3A 1. Ripley (3-1) lost to North Panola 34-32. This week: at Calhoun City 2. Booneville (2-1) beat Corinth 38-33. This week: […]

By Logan Lowery Daily Journal Both Mississippi State and Ole Miss handled their respective opponents with ease over the weekend, each improving to 3-0. Ole Miss – which rose to No. 10 in the AP poll on Sunday – is off this week, but the road gets much tougher for MSU. The Bulldogs open conference […]

By Brandon Speck Daily Journal Ripley can prove a cliché this week when the Tigers go to Calhoun City. Can a loss be a good thing? That’s what the No. 1 Tigers are trying to rebound from – a 34-32 setback against Class 3A contender North Panola. Ripley (3-1) coach Chad Cook said after the […]

Associated Press CHARLOTTE, N.C. – Panthers coach Ron Rivera had a change of heart Sunday, benching defensive end Greg Hardy before the team’s 24-7 win against the Detroit Lions. Rivera defended his late decision to make Hardy, the former Ole Miss standout inactive by saying the “climate has changed” in the NFL and the team […]

Thumbs Up Bo Wallace hit 23 of 28 pass attempts and is now completing 75.5 percent of his passes through three games. The Rebels hit some big plays in the run game to exploit a ULL defense that has been prone to give up big plays. Ole Miss contained the Cajuns’ run game, and when […]

Thumbs Up South Alabama sold out Ladd-Peebles Stadium for the first time in school history and the Bulldogs were able to go into the frenzied environment and walk away with a blowout victory. Most of the stadium had emptied by halftime with MSU leading 28-3. The Bulldogs eclipsed the 500-yard mark for a school- record […]

By John Marshall AP College Football Writer South Carolina’s win over Georgia vaulted the Gamecocks 10 spots to No. 14 in The Associated Press college football poll, giving the Southeastern Conference an unprecedented seven teams in the top 15. The SEC had eight teams ranked for the third straight week and five teams in the […]