Oxford, Mississippi Sports News

DeMaurice Smith: NFL lockout or strike in 2021 is 'virtual certainty'

Thu, August 17, 2017

NFL Players Association executive director DeMaurice Smith warns of expectation of work stoppage.

      
 
 

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Virginia football team responds to Charlottesville violence with resolve to inspire unity

Thu, August 17, 2017

Last weekend controversy and carnage roiled the idyllic town and its university’s campus. Virginia football players hope to help heal it.

      
 
 

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Messi, sports world mourn attack in Barcelona

Thu, August 17, 2017

"We will not surrender."

      
 
 

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Sorry Jeter, Marlins HR sculpture 'not movable'

Thu, August 17, 2017

It's staying for good.

      
 
 

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Marshawn Lynch sidesteps questions on national anthem protest with odd responses

Thu, August 17, 2017

The Raiders running back gave two odd responses when asked about his decision to sit during the national anthem.

      
 
 

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Qaadir Sheppard and Josiah Coatney are set to fill vital roles on Ole Miss' defensive line

Wed, August 16, 2017

Defensive linemen Josiah Coatney and Qaadir Sheppard redshirted in 2016 following transfers, but have carved out roles for themselves during camp.

      
 
 

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Eight quarterbacks with something to prove in NFL preseason Week 2

Wed, August 16, 2017

Young passers and established veterans alike face heightened expectations as preseason action heats up.

      
 
 

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Washington State's Mike Leach: The world's most interesting football coach weighs in

Wed, August 16, 2017

Washington State coach Mike Leach, college football's disruptor, doesn't shy away from any topic -- even those that have nothing to do with his sport

      
 
 

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Conor McGregor pleased with decision to use lighter gloves in fight vs. Floyd Mayweather

Wed, August 16, 2017

Nevada State Athletic Commission will allow the bout to be fought with 8 oz. gloves rather than the usual 10 oz. recommendation.

      
 
 

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Tom Brady gives rookie Deshaun Watson pointers after Patriots-Texans joint practices

Wed, August 16, 2017

Patriots star Tom Brady imparted wisdom to Texans rookie QB Watson as New England and Houston held joint practices in West Virginia.

      
 
 

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