By Steve Megargee AP Sports Writer KNOXVILLE, Tenn. – Tennessee is counting on Southern Mississippi’s Donnie Tyndall to make the same solid transition from the mid-major ranks as the Volunteers’ last two basketball coaches. Tennessee announced Tuesday it will introduce Tyndall at an afternoon news conference. Tyndall replaces Cuonzo Martin, who went 63-41 in three […]


By Parrish Alford Daily Journal OXFORD – Ole Miss could soon lose a member of its 2013 consensus top 10 football signing class. Offensive lineman Austin Golson, who left spring drills No. 1 at right tackle, is exploring options to transfer, Ole Miss coach Hugh Freeze confirmed. Golson would like to get closer to his […]

By Parrish Alford Daily Journal PEARL – Ten days after playing a decisive third game in an SEC series, Ole Miss and Mississippi State will square off on a neutral field. First pitch at Trustmark Park in the Governor’s Cup game is 6:30 p.m. The game does not affect the SEC standings where the two […]

By John L. Pitts Daily Journal The Northeast Mississippi runners in Monday’s Boston Marathon felt a spectrum of emotions during the 26.2-mile race. But more than anything, they were moved by the outpouring of support from the public that lined the race route. “The crowd was amazing – people were everywhere,” said Jane Shettles, 41, […]

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Looking back: The Diamond Dogs went 4-0 last week winning 16-2 at home over Alcorn State and sweeping an SEC road series at Missouri. MSU won a pair of 11-inning affairs 3-2 and 9-7 against the Tigers to bookend the weekend and a 6-2 victory on Saturday. Looking ahead: The Bulldogs travel to Trustmark Park […]

Looking back: The Rebels had no non-conference game last week because it’s weekend series with LSU began on Thursday. Ole Miss was 1-2 against the Tigers, losing 4-3 in 13 innings on Thursday, winning 5-1 in Game 2 and losing 2-0 on Saturday in the finale. Looking ahead: The Rebels take on rival Mississippi State […]

Meb Keflezighi, of San Diego, Calif., celebrates as he crosses the finish line to win the 118th Boston Marathon on Monday. (AP Photo/Charles Krupa)

By Pat Eaton-Robb Associated Press BOSTON – “The Star-Spangled Banner” played over Boylston Street in honor of an American winner of the Boston Marathon. One year after a bombing there killed three people and left more than 260 injured, Meb Keflezighi added Boston to a resume that includes the New York City Marathon title in […]

By David Wheeler Special to the Journal TUPELO – A year ago, the fanfare surrounding the beginning of spring practice for the Tupelo Golden Wave football team was not even a blip on the radar. Since, the Wave won 13 ball games, including wins over South Panola and Madison Central. And Tupelo earned its way […]

Brett Pirtle rounds the bases on Sunday after hitting his first homer of the season in the top of the first. (Mississippi State)

School reports COLUMBIA, Mo. – Mississippi State worked a few extra hours on the holiday weekend on the way to its first SEC sweep of the season. Winning its second extra-inning contest of the weekend, the Bulldogs used a two-RBI single by Reid Humphreys in the top of the 11th inning to get past Missouri […]