Oxford, Mississippi Sports News

Brock Lesnar will be eligible to compete in UFC starting in January 2019, USADA says

Mon, July 09, 2018

The U.S. Anti-Doping Agency says Brock Lesnar re-entered its drug testing pool on July 3, making the former UFC champion and current WWE star eligible to return to the MMA promotion in January 2019 if he stays clean.

      
 
 

The post Brock Lesnar will be eligible to compete in UFC starting in January 2019, USADA says appeared first on ClarionLedger.com

Dodgers' Max Muncy to participate in All-Star Home Run Derby

Mon, July 09, 2018

A minor leaguer to start the season, Max Muncy joins Bryce Harper as one of the eight sluggers in this year's Derby.

      
 
 

The post Dodgers' Max Muncy to participate in All-Star Home Run Derby appeared first on ClarionLedger.com

FIFA World Cup: Semifinal schedule, TV time and storylines for Belgium vs. France

Mon, July 09, 2018

The all-Euro semifinals at the 2018 World Cup kick off Tuesday when neighboring nations — Belgium and France — square off at Saint Petersburg Stadium in what promises to be an action-packed showdown.

      
 
 

The post FIFA World Cup: Semifinal schedule, TV time and storylines for Belgium vs. France appeared first on ClarionLedger.com

Will Manny Machado, Brad Hand and others get traded before All-Star Game?

Mon, July 09, 2018

Manny Machado, Brad Hand and Wilson Ramos are among the All-Stars who could get traded before representing their current teams.

      
 
 

The post Will Manny Machado, Brad Hand and others get traded before All-Star Game? appeared first on ClarionLedger.com

Why 'Brits' don't support England at the World Cup

Mon, July 09, 2018

Fans in other parts of Great Britain are actively rooting against England.

      
 
 

The post Why 'Brits' don't support England at the World Cup appeared first on ClarionLedger.com

Steve Sarkisian loses $30 million lawsuit against USC over firing

Mon, July 09, 2018

Former USC head football coach Steve Sarkisian has lost a $30 million lawsuit that claimed he was improperly fired by the school instead of being allowed to seek treatment for alcoholism.

      
 
 

The post Steve Sarkisian loses $30 million lawsuit against USC over firing appeared first on ClarionLedger.com

MLB All-Star Game rosters: Red Sox, Astros, Indians dominate AL; upstart Braves get 4 NL stars

Sun, July 08, 2018

The Red Sox and Astros each placed five players on the AL squad, while the Yankees have four representatives - including a 21-year-old surprise.

      
 
 

The post MLB All-Star Game rosters: Red Sox, Astros, Indians dominate AL; upstart Braves get 4 NL stars appeared first on ClarionLedger.com

Phil Mickelson hit with another penalty for rules violation at Greenbrier

Sun, July 08, 2018

After his bizarre breach of conduct at the U.S. Open, Lefty hit with another rules violation for improving his line of play at the Greenbrier.

      
 
 

The post Phil Mickelson hit with another penalty for rules violation at Greenbrier appeared first on ClarionLedger.com

MLB All-Star Game: Yes, Bryce Harper deserves to be there — because it's all about enjoyment

Sun, July 08, 2018

The All-Star Game might be Bryce Harper's last time in the spotlight for the Nationals considering their enduring first-half struggles.

      
 
 

The post MLB All-Star Game: Yes, Bryce Harper deserves to be there — because it's all about enjoyment appeared first on ClarionLedger.com

Why the world's biggest countries fail with the World Cup

Sun, July 08, 2018

None of the four most populous countries on the planet made the World Cup this year.

      
 
 

The post Why the world's biggest countries fail with the World Cup appeared first on ClarionLedger.com