By JON KRAWCZYNSKI Associated Press Through seven years in Memphis, Marc Gasol has embodied the Grizzlies’ “Grit-n-Grind” mantra as much as anyone. So when it finally game time for Gasol to hit the open market, it was no surprise that no other team had a chance. Gasol agreed to terms with the Grizzlies on Monday […]

By John Davis Oxford Citizen OXFORD – Ole Miss offensive tackle Laremy Tunsil, and his mother, will be in the courtroom for the first time Friday afternoon. Directly across from them will be his stepfather, Lindsey Miller, who faces two charges of domestic violence. Miller filed charges against Tunsil last month. Tunsil, a rising junior, […]

BY GENE PHELPS DAILY JOURNAL Lyman Hellums was the game-day eyes for thousands of Ole Miss football fans during his 41-year tenure as a radio color analyst for the Rebels. His folksy, insightful delivery was comforting prior to the kickoff, during the game and after, no matter the outcome. “He had a beautiful voice, almost […]

BY BRANDON SPECK DAILY JOURNAL Pat Byrd knows exactly what he has coming back from last season’s Saltillo football team. Before you praise his memory, it’s not that much to remember, experience-wise. “I have one starter back on defense that started a meaningful football game,” Byrd said. “I have four back on offense.” Grand total: […]

By Kyle Alford Special to the Journal TUPELO – Some of the top young golfers from Northeast Mississippi and elsewhere will play this week at the Tupelo Country Club in the annual Pros of Tomorrow tournament. The event gives golfers ages 9 to 18 a chance to play two rounds of against a highly-competitive field. […]

School reports Former Itawamba Community College centerfielder Tanner Poole, from Amory, was named the Southern Collegiate Baseball League Player of the Week. Poole, who will play at Mississippi State next season, had 13 hits in 23 at-bats last week, including a homer and two triples. He drove in eight runs while stealing a pair of […]

By RONALD BLUM Associated Press NEW YORK – Houston second baseman Jose Altuve passed Kansas City’s Omar Infante in the final days of voting, leaving four Royals as starters for the All-Star Game. Todd Frazier of the host Cincinnati Reds leapfrogged St. Louis’ Matt Carpenter and will be in the NL starting lineup at third […]

  By ANNE M. PETERSON Associated Press VANCOUVER, British Columbia – Carli Lloyd came up big again. Three times. And with it came the Americans’ elusive third Women’s World Cup title. Lloyd scored three times as the U.S. burst to a four-goal lead in the first 16 minutes, and the Americans overwhelmed defending champion Japan […]

Daily Journal reports Lyman Hellums, the color analyst on the Ole Miss football radio network for 41 years, died Saturday at his home in Jackson at age 89. Services will be Tuesday at 10 a.m. at Griffith Memorial Baptist Church in Jackson, with a 4:30 p.m. graveside service at the Highland Baptist Church Cemetery in […]