INDIANAPOLIS (AP) – Michigan State athletics director Mark Hollis will be the vice chairman of the NCAA Division I men’s basketball committee this season and lead the selection of the field of 68 for the 2016-17 season. The NCAA named Hollis to the position on Tuesday. During Hollis’ tenure at Michigan State, the men’s basketball […]

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (AP) – UAB football will take the field again in 2017 and remain an FBS program. Athletic director Mark Ingram said Tuesday that rifle will return in the upcoming season, while bowling will compete in 2016-17 and football in two years. UAB dropped all three sports in December to cut costs, then announced […]


By Logan Lowery Daily Journal Former Mississippi State and Kansas City Chiefs safety Justin Cox was arrested again on domestic violence charges. It is Cox’s second arrest for domestic violence since November. He was arrested and charged with aggravated domestic violence, burglary of a residence and trespassing on Monday. The alleged incident took place at […]

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) – The committee that puts together the field of 68 for the NCAA men’s basketball tournament will have more flexibility to set the First Four and give No. 2 seeds more favorable matchups. The NCAA announced Monday that the Division I selection committee will now be allowed to slide every team up or […]

The QB competition likely to linger: This is not a surprise. The competition appears to be close between junior college transfer Chad Kelly and third-year sophomore Ryan Buchanan. DeVante Kincade, a third-year sophomore, is also in the mix. Unless one candidate leaves the others in the August dust the date to circle on your calendar […]

Bulldogs expected to finish last again: MSU was picked to finish last in the SEC West at Media Days despite returning the most experienced and decorated quarterback in the conference in Dak Prescott. It is the second straight season the media has picked the Bulldogs last in the division. State was able to defy the […]

By Jeff Roberson Oxford Citizen OXFORD – Archie Manning took a good-natured jab at his former offensive line teammates from his college days Friday night at the kickoff meeting of the Ole Miss Quarterback Club. Manning and his wife, Olivia, were guests for the evening. There were many stories. “I’d had a knee replacement and […]

By Logan Lowery Daily Journal STARKVILLE – Mississippi State made a big splash in recruiting last year, yielding eight commitments from its invitation-only Big Dawg Camp. The Bulldogs were back at it again under the lights of Davis Wade Stadium on Friday night and by press deadline had added a pair of three-star athletes in […]

Associated Press A federal judge approved a $60 million settlement for college athletes in a class-action lawsuit filed against the NCAA and video-game maker Electronics Arts. Steve Berman, a Seattle-based attorney for the plaintiffs confirmed Friday that U.S. District Judge Claudia Wilken had approved the settlement during a hearing Thursday. Wilken also ruled against the […]