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Toy dinosaur fuels Oklahoma St. success
by The Associated Press
Jun 23, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
OMAHA, Neb. -- Oklahoma State shut out its first two opponents at the College World Series and has allowed only five earned runs while winning all seven of its NCAA Tournament games. Cowboys fans s...
Former MVP Rose traded to Knicks


NEW YORK -- Derrick Rose was once writing a great NBA story, the hometown kid leading the Chicago Bulls to their greatest heights since Michael Jordan. Then injuries set in, and Rose may never agai...
Jun 22, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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Cardinals complete sweep of Cubs


CHICAGO -- When the St. Louis Cardinals arrived at Wrigley Field for a three-game series, manager Mike Matheny shook off questions about their 12 1/2-game deficit to the surging Cubs by insisting h...
Jun 22, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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LSU's Simmons hopes to be NBA's top pick


NEW YORK -- Ben Simmons has the sneaker deal and the TV show, so off the court he already has the look of a star. The only questions seem to be about what he can do on the floor. Assuming the Phila...
Jun 22, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 6 6 recommendations | email to a friend
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Locals win annual NE golf tournament

Northeast Mississippi Community College’s gridiron supporters recently spent an afternoon on the links with the goals of giving back to the program and enjoying a relaxing period in the sunshine. T...
Jun 21, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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ESPYs will honor slain Tennessee teen

KNOXVILLE, Tenn. -- Zaevion Dobson, a high school football player who was shot to death while shielding two girls from gunfire, will receive the Arthur Ashe Courage Award at the ESPYs. The 15-year-...
Jun 21, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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Alabama assistants 
receive new deals


TUSCALOOSA, Ala. -- New Alabama defensive coordinator Jeremy Pruitt will make $1 million annually under his three-year deal. The compensation committee of the University of Alabama system trustees ...
Jun 21, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
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Tull repeats as All-State performer

One of the most successful athletes in the history of the Northeast Mississippi Community College golf program has received another prestigious accolade as his outstanding career in Booneville come...
Jun 20, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
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No. 1 Gators face tall task in Omaha


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LeBron brings title home to Cleveland


CLEVELAND -- LeBron James stepped off the plane and into a blizzard of red-and-gold confetti before hoisting the Larry O'Brien trophy. It gleamed in the bright summer sun, a symbol of hope and hist...
Jun 20, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
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Sorrell signs hoops scholarship with UNA
BOONEVILLE -- The last two Northeast Mississippi community College student-athletes to reach the illustrious 500-point plateau will come together again for one more season at the four-year level. R...
Jun 17, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
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Warriors hope home court helps in Game 7


CLEVELAND -- The level of tension is growing rapidly for the Golden State Warriors. Someone gets suspended, someone gets hurt, someone gets ejected, and lots of someones make no effort to hide thei...
Jun 17, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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County dominates annual 1-3A team
Behind Player of the Year in Kossuth’s Jacob Wilcher, Alcorn County dominated the annual All-Division 1-3A Baseball team. Wilcher, who helped Kossuth win its third Class 3A state title in three yea...
Jun 16, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
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Storms soften course, stop U.S. Open
OAKMONT, Pa. -- Even a rain-soaked Oakmont didn't keep the U.S. Open from delivering its usual dose of frustration. Just not the kind anyone expected. Defending champion Jordan Spieth, who had spen...
Jun 16, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
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Briles claims wrongful termination


AUSTIN, Texas -- Fired Baylor coach Art Briles ripped his former employer Thursday, accusing the school of wrongful termination and indicating he has no interest in settling a federal lawsuit filed...
Jun 16, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 6 6 recommendations | email to a friend
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Schools invade NE for summer league



BOONEVILLE — Prep softball standouts from across two different states will come to Northeast Mississippi Community College this summer with the goal of gaining experience during the long offseason....
Jun 15, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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Green vows to be better in Game 6


CLEVELAND -- For all the criticism of Golden State's Draymond Green and penchant for committing flagrant fouls during these playoffs, Wednesday may have brought the harshest words yet. The critic: ...
Jun 15, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
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Briscoe looks to improve shooting, draft stock

LEXINGTON, Ky. -- Kentucky guard Isaiah Briscoe was told he needs to work on his game to be a first-round NBA draft pick, and that's fine with him. Sure, his dream is playing in the NBA. But there ...
Jun 15, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
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Local trio bowls down offers to BMC
New head coach Creighton Nelms used his familiarity to sign a trio of Alcorn County bowlers. The Kossuth graduate and former Lady Aggie and Aggie bowling coach added Gavin Ingle, Alyssa Trulove and...
Jun 14, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
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Angler catches massive 29-pound limit
PICKWICK, Tenn. — Pro Jason Lambert of Pickwick Dam, Tennessee brought a five-bass limit to the scale Sunday weighing 29 pounds even – the heaviest limit ever weighed at Kentucky Lake in FLW Tour c...
Jun 14, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
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Warriors still confident of defending title
OAKLAND, Calif. — Stephen Curry sat on the bench and buried his head in his hand. Fellow Splash Brother Klay Thompson wrapped a towel around his face. This was misery for the Warriors and their fir...
Jun 14, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 9 9 recommendations | email to a friend
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