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Ole Miss Confirms: Hugh Freeze Has Resigned

Mississippi football coach Hugh Freeze has resigned after five seasons, bringing a stunning end to a once-promising tenure.

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Keontre Anderson

The JSU Tigers' defense could end up leading the team in returning to the top of the SWAC, and the pressure to wreak havoc on opposing offenses will fall on ...

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Duer Sharp

The SWAC has a six-year contract to play in the Celebration Bowl and SWAC Commissioner Duer Sharp is hoping to extend it to 10.

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NCAA Questions Abound for Freeze, Even After Filibuster

Hugh Freeze delivered a 16-minute opening statement about his Mississippi team while pointing out he couldn't talk specifics about a long-running NCAA investigation.

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Fred McNair

Alcorn State University quickly announced former great Fred McNair as interim head coach after Head Coach Jay Hopson's departure.

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Ex-Coach Houston Nutt Sues Ole Miss, Alleging Smear Campaign

Former Mississippi coach Houston Nutt has filed a civil lawsuit against the university and its athletics foundation, alleging a breach of his severance agreement because of false statements he says ...

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Joey Chestnut

While you may have eaten too much this Fourth of July, you probably didn't put down 72 hot dogs, which is how many Joey "Jaws" Chestnut finished in 10 minutes ...

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Leslie Frazier

Leslie Frazier was the 1985 starting cornerback for the Chicago Bears team that won Super Bowl XX.

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Morgan William

Mississippi State University is going to be well represented at the 2017 ESPY Awards. Current and former Bulldogs are up for recognition during the program, which airs on ABC on ...

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Tony DiCicco

Former U.S. Women's National Soccer Team head coach Tony DiCicco died from cancer at the age of 68 on Monday, June 19.

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Larry Grantham

Former New York Jets outside linebacker Larry Grantham, a starter and defensive standout on the 1969 Super Bowl team, has died. He was 78.

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Cody Brown

Before this season, MSU hasn't won a regional after losing the opening game since 1979. Redshirt senior infielder-outfielder Cody Brown was one of the bright spots in the Bulldogs' opening ...

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Tori Bowie

The Mississippi Sports Hall of Fame and Museum is set to honor sprinter Tori Bowie and pole-vaulter Sam Kendricks with a meet and greet from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m.

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Brent Rooker

The day after the regular season ended, Monday, May 22, turned out to be a great day for Mississippi State University first baseman Brent Rooker. He is in the midst ...

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Zack Shannon

Delta State University junior first-baseman Zack Shannon didn't win the 2017 Ferriss Trophy, but he will get an opportunity that the other finalists might not get. Shannon and his teammates ...