Oxford, Mississippi Sports News

Athletes who play football, contact sports may face greater risk of Lewy Body Disease

Wed, July 25, 2018

Athletes who play football, hockey and other contact sports may face an increased risk of another brain disorder, Lewy Body Disease, according to a study published Wednesday.

      
 
 

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Tony Sparano's death still weighs on Vikings at start of training camp

Wed, July 25, 2018

Vikings coach Mike Zimmer and general manager Rick Spielman offered heartfelt memories of former offensive line coach Tony Sparano, who died Sunday.

      
 
 

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Horn Lake's Nakobe Dean is a straight-A student and a 5-star linebacker

Tue, July 24, 2018

Every college in the country wants Horn Lake linebacker Nakobe Dean. He wants to find one where he can win a national title and get a good degree.

     
 
 

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Ole Miss receivers preview: Does D.K. Metcalf have room to grow?

Tue, July 24, 2018

In our series of position previews, we take a look at Ole Miss' receivers

     
 
 

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Jon Gruden: If I can't 'get it done,' I won't take Raiders' money

Tue, July 24, 2018

Jon Gruden knows there are high expectations for his return to Oakland, but the Raiders coach is tuning out external buzz.

      
 
 

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Todd Gurley shatters mark for NFL's top-paid RB with four-year, $60 million extension

Tue, July 24, 2018

After being named last season's offensive player of the year, Todd Gurley cashed in with a monster extension with the Rams.

      
 
 

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Broncos banking Case Keenum is finally the post-Peyton answer at quarterback

Tue, July 24, 2018

After watching three quarterbacks fail in 2017, the Denver Broncos are hoping Case Keenum can finally solidify a position that's been in flux since Peyton Manning's retirement.

      
 
 

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Character and morals? Self-preservation is Urban Meyer's true guiding force

Tue, July 24, 2018

Ohio State football coach fired longtime assistant after reports surfaced of domestic violence allegations. But Meyer had known about them long ago.

      
 
 

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Swimmers say there's no excuse for Ryan Lochte not knowing the rules

Tue, July 24, 2018

Although she calls Ryan Lochte a friend, Lilly King says if you break the rules, you should serve the time.

      
 
 

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Can Mohamed Salah be the world's best? It starts in the U.S. on Wednesday

Tue, July 24, 2018

Liverpool star Mohamed Salah is set to make his preseason debut Wednesday at MetLife Stadium as part of the International Champions Cup.

      
 
 

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