Oxford, Mississippi Sports News

Coach in LaVar Ball's Junior Basketball Association roughs up, curses at player

Fri, July 13, 2018

Edward Denard twice shoved a player in the chest with his fists and later knocked his forehead against side of the player's face.

      
 
 

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Yankees suspend their business relationship with Papa John's

Fri, July 13, 2018

The New York Yankees become the fourth major league team to suspend their relationship with Papa John's.

      
 
 

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Dodgers second baseman Chase Utley to retire at end of the 2018 season

Fri, July 13, 2018

Los Angeles Dodgers veteran second baseman Chase Utley, a six-time All-Star and potential Hall of Famer, is retiring at the end of the 2018 season.

      
 
 

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JoAnne 'Big Mama' Carner, 79, shoots her age in U.S. Senior Women's Open first round

Fri, July 13, 2018

Hall of Fame golfer JoAnne "Big Mama" Carner didn't show her age on Thursday in the U.S. Senior Women's Open. Instead, she shot her age. Puffing a cigarette, the 79-year-old Carner shot a first-round 79 at the Chicago Golf Club.

      
 
 

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Kellen Winslow II charged with 2003 rape of unconscious 17-year-old

Thu, July 12, 2018

Former Pro Bowl tight end is facing a new charge of forcible rape on an unconscious 17-year-old female in 2003.

      
 
 

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LeSean McCoy's ex-girlfriend on home invasion 911 call: 'It has something to do with my ex'

Thu, July 12, 2018

Delicia Cordon told a 911 operator during a call after a home invasion that she believed the break-in was related to the Buffalo Bills running back.

      
 
 

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Former NBA All-Star Charles Oakley arrested in Las Vegas for allegedly cheating at casino

Thu, July 12, 2018

The former NBA All-Star made an elleged attempt to 'commit or attempt to commit a fraudulent act in a gaming establishment,' according to the NGCB.

      
 
 

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Serena Williams overwhelmed by her own success, reaches Wimbledon final

Thu, July 12, 2018

Williams made short work of her semifinal against Julia Goerges in the Wimbledon semifinals, winning 6-2, 6-4 to reach her 10th final in the grass-court major.

      
 
 

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El Mago: Javier Baez's flair is just what baseball needs

Thu, July 12, 2018

At a time when MLB is struggling to attract a younger audience, Cubs infielder Javier Baez steps into the midsummer showcase as a possible antidote.

      
 
 

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Sorry, England: the USA is right to call football 'soccer'

Thu, July 12, 2018

Silly Americans, why do they call it soccer? England is actually to blame.

      
 
 

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