Oxford, Mississippi Sports News

Cubs' Javier Baez emerging as a marketing star

Fri, June 30, 2017

Javier Baez will become the first baseball player to appear on David's sunflower seeds packaging since former Yankees star Derek Jeter back in 2005.

      
 
 

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Family of former Penn State coach Joe Paterno abandons all claims against the NCAA

Fri, June 30, 2017

The NCAA did not settle the case with the Paterno family and provided plaintiffs with no consideration—financial or otherwise.

      
 
 

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Pacers trade Paul George to Thunder for Victor Oladipo, Domantas Sabonis

Fri, June 30, 2017

The Pacers have finally moved on from All-Star Paul George.

      
 
 

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Jordan Bell, No. 38 NBA pick, thinks No. 1 pick Markelle Fultz should be jealous

Thu, June 29, 2017

Former Oregon star Jordan Bell thinks he's in a better position with the NBA champion Warriors than top pick Markelle Fultz is with the 76ers.

      
 
 

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Richard Petty turns 80, still in NASCAR's fast lane

Thu, June 29, 2017

Racing icon Richard Petty will celebrate his 80th birthday Sunday, after NASCAR's annual Fourth of July stop at Daytona International Speedway.

      
 
 

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Billie Jean King, Martina Navratilova react to John McEnroe's Serena Williams remarks

Thu, June 29, 2017

Billie Jean King and Martina Navratilova weigh in John McEnroe saying Serena Williams would be ranked No. 700 on the men’s tour.

      
 
 

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Bartolo Colon dumped by Braves; is this the end for rotund righty?

Thu, June 29, 2017

After another rough outing, the Atlanta Braves decided to designate Bartolo Colon for assignment.

      
 
 

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Theo Epstein calls Miguel Montero 'bad teammate' as he explains Cubs' decision

Thu, June 29, 2017

Cubs president Theo Epstein says it took him about 10 seconds to decide that the team should cut Miguel Montero after catcher's explosive comments.

      
 
 

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NHL free agency: Five players teams should not overpay

Thu, June 29, 2017

With a lack of top-end talent on the market, these players will likely cash in.

      
 
 

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5 true freshmen poised for playing time at Ole Miss

Wed, June 28, 2017

Ole Miss needs help on the defensive side of the ball and may need to count on some of its true freshmen there.

      
 
 

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