Oxford, Mississippi Sports News

Booing Bryce Harper? Sean Doolittle mistakes Nationals fans' cheers during Home Run Derby

Mon, July 16, 2018

Sean Doolittle thought Washington Nationals fans were heckling Bryce Harper during his Home Run Derby win. Instead, the Nationals Park patrons were cheering for their favorite bearded lefty closer.

      
 
 

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Why Tony Romo forfeited his $125K winner's check

Mon, July 16, 2018

Tony Romo is on a roll, winning back-to-back golf tournaments, including a celebrity event at Lake Tahoe on Sunday that included a very strong field.

      
 
 

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Papa John's: Oregon State most recent to cut ties after John Schnatter's racial slur

Mon, July 16, 2018

Professional and college organizations are reacting to founder John Schnatter's use of a racial slur during a May conference call.

      
 
 

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Marshall Islands rare nation untouched by soccer's sprawling reach

Mon, July 16, 2018

The tiny country made up of islands and atolls with about 53,000 residents still hasn't caught on to the world's top sport.

      
 
 

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Home Run Derby participant Jesus Aguilar finding stardom in Milwaukee

Mon, July 16, 2018

David Ortiz sees quite a few parallels between his trajectory and the journey taken by Milwaukee Brewers first baseman Jesus Aguilar.

      
 
 

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France was clearly the World Cup's best team. Why couldn't we see that all along?

Sun, July 15, 2018

This young French team just lifted the world's biggest trophy, but the best is still yet to come.

      
 
 

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Pussy Riot protesters interrupt World Cup final, high-five Kylian Mbappe

Sun, July 15, 2018

Four members associated with the feminist punk rock protest group from Russia interrupted the final to bring attention to Russian police actions.

      
 
 

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France's Kylian Mbappe, 19-year-old phenom, will donate World Cup earnings to charity

Sun, July 15, 2018

The first teenager to score in the championship since Pele, he has been a supporter of Premiers de Cordee, which brings sports to sick children.

      
 
 

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LaVar Ball's credibility on line for how a coach in his JBA league treated young player

Sun, July 15, 2018

Although “LaVar Ball’s credibility’’ might strike some as an oxymoron, it’s on the line. We’ll see if he’s serious about protecting young players.

      
 
 

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Futures Game features power surge with Peter Alonso, Yusniel Diaz, Taylor Trammell

Sun, July 15, 2018

MLB prospects from Team USA and the World Team combine for eight home runs as USA wins 10-6 at Nationals Park.

      
 
 

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