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Entries for June, 2012


MSU's Arnett Moultrie Drafted by Heat and then Traded to 76ers

The Miami Heat stopped celebrating their NBA Championship to join the rest of the league in New Jersey for the NBA Draft. Miami used their 27th pick to draft Mississippi State forward Arnett Moultrie. Before the night was done, the Heat trade Moultrie to the Philadelphia 76ers for a second ...

Jackson Showboats to Name Coach on Monday

I learned today that on Monday (July 2nd) the Jackson Showboats will formally announce the first head coach of the new franchise. The announcement will be made at Two Sisters Kitchen in Jackson at 11a.m. this Monday. I have been told that the new coach has ties not only to ...

College Football Gets a Playoff

The BCS Presidential Oversight Committee approved a four team playoff for college football. The deal will start in 2014 and will last for 12-years starting in 2014 and ending in 2025. Teams will be seed and the games will be rotated over six sites hosting. Those sites are the Sugar ...

Saints QB Drew Brees Discusses Bounties and His Contract on Two Radio Shows Today

New Orleans Saints quarterback Drew Brees is spending a lot of time in the media over the last week. Neither the Saints nor Brees have been able to stay out of the media this off-season. Brees found himself in a firestorm last week (Tuesday, June 19) after comparing the Saints ...

Ole Miss out spent MSU & USM in Football Recruiting for 2010 and 2011

Football recruiting is as competitive as the game played on the field. Recruiting has become bigger and bigger in the digital age with sports sites building pages to follow top prospects.

Pop Warner Changes Contact Practice Rules for 2012 Season

The oldest and largest youth football organization Pop Warner has decided to limit contact during practices. In an effort to make youth football safer the organization will only allow contact drills to one-third of practice time.