JACKSON Mississippi State’s Bulldogs are 3-0 and have outscored opponents 99-37. The Ole Miss Rebels, also 3-0, have punished opponents by a whopping 132-31 count. And I know what many naysayers will say: “Yeah, but let’s wait and see what happens when they play somebody really good…” We don’t have to wait long. State goes […]

By Kareem Copeland Associated Press TALLAHASSEE, Fla. – Jameis Winston has been benched for the first half of Saturday’s game against Clemson after making “offensive and vulgar” comments about women and Florida State officials say that the quarterback will undergo internal discipline. The decision was announced Wednesday in a joint statement by Florida State interim […]

By Steve Reed AP Sports Writer CHARLOTTE, N.C. – Greg Hardy did not practice with the Panthers and left the stadium in street clothes with his agent Drew Rosenhaus while awaiting a decision on his playing status regarding his domestic violence case. Panthers coach Ron Rivera was 20 minutes late arriving to practice, but only […]

STARKVILLE For Mississippi State, it’s time to put up the dessert and bring on the meat. The Bulldogs have faced three cupcakes to start the season 3-0, but enter conference play with a stretch of three straight Top 10 opponents. MSU gets its SEC slate underway this weekend at No. 8 LSU, with home dates […]

Ole Miss coach Hugh Freeze, left, hosted Mississippian and NASCAR driver Ricky Stenhouse Jr. on Tuesday in a promotion for the upcoming Cup race in Talladega. (Joshua T. McCoy/Ole Miss)

By Parrish Alford Daily Journal OXFORD – Hugh Freeze doesn’t exactly fit the current target demographic, but nothing could keep the Ole Miss football coach from hiding his excitement to host one of NASCAR’s young stars. Ricky Stenhouse Jr., an Olive Branch native and Ole Miss fan, was on campus Tuesday as part of a […]

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Ole Miss defensive back Senquez Golson runs the ball after an interception in Saturday's win. The Rebels have eight interceptions this season, tops in the nation.

By Parrish Alford Daily Journal OXFORD – There’s not a lot of magic dust or secret speeches around the Ole Miss secondary these days. In fact, the “coaching up” for the Rebels’ defensive backs has a real estate ring to it: Location, location, location. No. 10 Ole Miss is leading the nation with eight interceptions […]

By Brandon Speck Daily Journal Chad Cook’s last memory on the Calhoun City football field is a good one. In his last game at his alma mater, the Wildcats beat rival Bruce in the Skuna River Rivalry. Friday, he returns in a different role – the enemy. “I don’t think I’ve walked on that field […]

By Brandon Speck Daily Journal Bruce coach James Ray is ready to move on. Ray will not face a fine caused by his ejection from Friday’s game at Water Valley. The Mississippi High School Activities Association on Monday overturned the ruling made on the field. “I’m glad it’s behind us. It’s unfortunate that it occurred […]

CANANDAIGUA, N.Y. (AP) – A grand jury will decide whether NASCAR driver Tony Stewart will be charged in the August death of a fellow driver at a sprint car race in upstate New York. Ontario County District Attorney Michael Tantillo said Tuesday that after reviewing evidence collected by sheriff’s investigators, he has decided to present […]