Oxford, Mississippi Sports News

CFP rankings reaction: In the end, committee will have to balance eye test, body of work

Tue, November 14, 2017

Some individual teams and programs get the benefit of the doubt from the selection committee, despite some glaring issues.

      
 
 

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When it's just about basketball, former villain Grayson Allen sure is fun to watch

Tue, November 14, 2017

It's too early to tell if controversy will find Grayson Allen again. But early returns suggest the talk about maturity is more than lip service.

      
 
 

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Papa John's tweets apology for being 'divisive' when ripping NFL

Tue, November 14, 2017

Papa John's CEO John Schnatter ripped the NFL during the company's earnings call, blaming the league for sagging pizza sales. Now he is apologizing.

      
 
 

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LaVar Ball lurks over UCLA's decision to discipline players accused of shoplifting

Tue, November 14, 2017

Dealing with Communist China is nothing compared to LiAngelo Ball's dad.

      
 
 

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NFL hot seat rankings: Can Giants' Ben McAdoo survive 'inexcusable and frustrating' year?

Tue, November 14, 2017

Giants owners John Mara and Steve Tisch call season "inexcusable and frustrating," further warming embattled coach's seat.

      
 
 

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U.S. Soccer looking into tourney for non-World Cup teams

Tue, November 14, 2017

World Cup NIT? U.S. Soccer is exploring the possibility of a tournament of World Cup non-qualifiers.

      
 
 

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Deandre Burnett continues his efficient start to the season in an Ole Miss win

Mon, November 13, 2017

Deandre Burnett scored 17 points on eight shots in the Rebels' win Monday night.

      
 
 

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Why is Ole Miss an early favorite against Texas A&M?

Mon, November 13, 2017

The Aggies have lost three consecutive games to the Rebels.

      
 
 

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Jerry Jones taught a lesson by fellow owners: He's not as powerful as he once was

Mon, November 13, 2017

Instead of bowing to the Cowboys owner's demands in fight over Roger Goodell's contract extension, other owners fighting back.

      
 
 

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Sportswriter sparks outrage after using slur to describe LeBron-Kanter scuffle

Mon, November 13, 2017

Peter Vecsey tried to use a Notorious B.I.G. lyric with a racial slur to describe the exchange. It did not go well.

      
 
 

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