Mississippi State guard Trivante Bloodman scores on a fast break. (Petre Thomas)

By Parrish Alford Daily Journal OXFORD – Admittedly it wasn’t their Super Bowl, but for much of their game with in-state rival Mississippi State on Wednesday night, Ole Miss looked like a team worthy of the first pick in the draft. Fortunately for the Rebels, Jarvis Summers was there to save a lonely winter’s night. […]

By Logan Lowery Daily Journal OXFORD – Mississippi State and Ole Miss renewed the most played rivalry in the Southeastern Conference. Wednesday night marked the 251st meeting between the Magnolia State programs. It was the final meeting inside Tad Smith Coliseum, with the Rebels improving to 35-15 against the Bulldogs in the venue since it […]

By Ralph D. Russo AP College Football Writer The head of NCAA enforcement says academic misconduct is on the rise in college athletics and his department is currently handling 20 open investigations. Vice president of enforcement Jon Duncan said Wednesday in an interview with The Associated Press the cases involve both prospective and incoming athletes […]

By Parrish Alford and Logan Lowery Daily Journal One week out from national signing day, Ole Miss and Mississippi State are both looking to finish with top-20 ranked classes. Next Wednesday, eligible high school players are free to sign national letters of intent – a binding document that obligates the athlete to a given school, […]

Mississippi State players celebrate their win over Ole Miss in Starkville last season. (AP Photo/Rogelio V. Solis)

By Parrish Alford Daily Journal OXFORD – Super Bowl XLIX is still five days away. Martavious Newby sees no reason Mississippi State players should be able to celebrate it early on the Rebels’ home court. Newby, a sophomore guard for Ole Miss, says he and his teammates remember what it meant to the Bulldogs to […]

By Logan Lowery Daily Journal OXFORD – Mississippi State’s Rick Ray has won two of his five meetings against archrival Ole Miss. Neither of those wins came in Tad Smith Coliseum. Now in his third season, Ray and the Bulldogs will try and erase that trend tonight at 8 p.m. on the SEC Network. “We’ve […]

By Sheila Burke Associated Press NASHVILLE, Tenn. – A jury convicted two ex-Vanderbilt football players on Tuesday of raping a former student, rejecting claims that they were too drunk to know what they were doing and that a college culture of binge drinking and promiscuous sex should be blamed for the attack. The jury deliberated […]

By Parrish Alford Daily Journal Ole Miss coach Hugh Freeze longed for depth at wide receiver this season. The need for that depth showed up at the end of the year when both Laquon Treadwell and Vince Sanders had gone down with injuries. The coming of Van Jefferson, who committed Sunday night, is a big […]

By Ralph D. Russo Associated Press The College Football Playoff is not interested in ESPN’s suggestion to move next season’s semifinals from New Year’s Eve to Saturday, Jan. 2. The Sports Business Journal first reported high-ranking ESPN executives had talked to College Football Playoff officials about switching the dates for the national semifinals. College Football […]