Bagwell, Raines, Rodriguez headed to Cooperstown

By Ronald Blum Associated Press NEW YORK – Bags and Rock and Pudge are heading to Cooperstown. After a vote that could prove to be a...

Did Dak Prescott cost one NFL team its coach and general manager? The San Francisco 49ers cleaned house on Sunday night after a 2-14 finish, tossing head coach Chip Kelly after just one season and also firing general manager Trent Baalke. It didn’t take long for reports to filter out that Kelly – known as […]

Associated Press LANDOVER, Md. – Facing an opponent with nothing to play for, the Washington Redskins blew their chance to make the playoffs with an uninspired 19-10 loss to the New York Giants on Sunday. The Redskins would have made the playoffs with a win as long as the Green Bay Packers-Detroit Lions night game […]

Daily Journal, wire reports Dak Prescott was selected to the Pro Bowl roster on Tuesday, one of three rookie picks. The Dallas Cowboys quarterback, a fourth-round pick out of Mississippi State, will be a reserve behind Atlanta Matt Ryan. Prescott’s fellow Dallas rookie, running back Ezekiel Elliott, was selected to be a starter in the […]

Associated Press ARLINGTON, Texas – Ezekiel Elliott celebrated a short touchdown run by jumping into an oversized Salvation Army red kettle, and the Dallas Cowboys closed in on home-field advantage in the playoffs with a 26-20 victory over the Tampa Bay Buccaneers on Sunday night. The Cowboys (12-2) bounced back after their franchise-record 11-game winning […]

EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. (AP) – With a no-huddle offense and no-fooling-around defense, the New York Giants snapped the Cowboys’ 11-game winning streak with a 10-7 victory Sunday night, preventing Dallas from clinching the NFC East. Dallas (11-2) hadn’t lost since the season opener against the Giants (9-4), who solidified their position in the NFC playoff […]

By Parrish Alford Daily Journal Former Ole Miss coach Houston Nutt would often tell his players that people “remember November.” At the next level it’s a little different. They remember December. That could bode well for former Ole Miss wide receiver Laquon Treadwell. Ole Miss celebrated three first-round NFL draft picks in the spring. As […]

By Jimmy Golen AP Sports Writer BOSTON – Free agent first baseman Mitch Moreland was already excited about joining the Boston Red Sox when the team made a move that made it even more appealing. One day after trading for five-time All-Start left-hander Chris Sale, the Red Sox agreed to terms with Moreland (Amory, MSU) […]

Daily Journal, wire reports It could get lost in the news of Boston’s biggest deal of the day, but the Red Sox signed Mitch Moreland on Tuesday. The 31-year-old Gold Glove first baseman from Amory, who played at Mississippi State, agreed to a one-year deal with Boston worth at least $5 million. He made about […]

Associated Press OAKLAND, Calif. – Derek Carr threw for 260 yards and two touchdowns to rally the Oakland Raiders to their biggest comeback in 16 years with a 38-24 victory over the Buffalo Bills on Sunday. After falling behind 24-9 following touchdowns on the first two drives of the second half for Buffalo (6-6), the […]