By Jay Reeves Associated Press BIRMINGHAM, Ala. – A woman is asking a judge to dismiss her lawsuit against the daughter of University of Alabama football coach Nick Saban. A lawyer for Sarah Grimes filed a motion Thursday asking a Tuscaloosa County judge to throw out the woman’s suit against sorority sister Kristen Saban. Grimes […]

By Brandon Speck Daily Journal ENTERPRISE – John Austin Taylor has proved to be just what West Union needed, which coach Ashley Russell says was an identity change. As the Eagles enter the Class 1A playoffs today at Ray Brooks, the Nettleton transfer’s numbers are staggering. He has the best batting average in Mississippi, hitting […]

By Logan Lowery Daily Journal STARKVILLE – Long-suffering Mississippi State basketball fans may soon have something big to cheer about. Gary Parrish of CBS Sports cited sources that Callaway five-star Malik Newman will commit to the Bulldogs on Friday. Parrish said his sources were from multiple staffs involved in the recruitment of Newman, two of […]

STARKVILLE Mississippi State’s baseball season started with such promise, going 13-0 and rising as high as No. 7 in the national polls. Since then, however, the Bulldogs are just 9-19 and are not only on the verge of missing out on the SEC Tournament but the postseason in general. MSU may have dug itself a […]

By Brandon Speck Daily Journal At one point this season, Ripley rode an 11-game win streak. Going into today’s first round of the Class 4A playoffs at Yazoo County, the three-seed has lost six of its last seven games, including four straight defeats. “I don’t know if we ever really peaked. There for a while, […]

By Gene Phelps Daily Journal Smithville won its division – 4-1A – and earned a first-round bye in the MHSAA fastpitch state playoffs, which begin today. That doesn’t mean the Lady Seminoles (20-3) are taking a break. Coach Jeremey Duke plans to keep his team postseason sharp with games this week against top-seeded 2A powers […]

By Parrish Alford Daily Journal OXFORD – Chalk one up for the Empire. On Star Wars night at Swayze Field, the Rebels continued their dangerous flirtation with a sub-.500 record that could be a factor come NCAA tournament time. Memphis scored three in the first inning and never looked back, defeating Ole Miss 10-5 before […]

Associated Press WASHINGTON – Kolten Wong homered and drove in the tiebreaking run with a double in the eighth inning to lift the St. Louis Cardinals to a 7-5 win over Washington on Wednesday. Wong had three hits and drove in three runs, and also made a pair of nifty plays at second base. His […]

By Barry Wilner AP Pro Football Writer NEW YORK – The NFL has suspended defensive end Greg Hardy, now of the Dallas Cowboys, for 10 games for conduct detrimental to the league. Hardy, who joined the Cowboys as a free agent this year, was notified Wednesday of the decision in a letter from Commissioner Roger […]