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  • Pine Belt 'Dandy Dozen' Selections Bolster MSU Recruitment Class

    Pine Belt 'Dandy Dozen' Selections Bolster MSU Recruitment Class

    Tuesday, July 29 2014 8:46 PM EDT2014-07-30 00:46:18 GMT
    On paper the Mississippi State football team was the biggest winner after the Clarion Ledger released its 'Dandy Dozen' last week. Five of the team's recruits were picked into the bunch, including a pair of Pine Belt standouts. Cameron Myers of Oak Grove and Jamal Peters of Bassfield will join Timothy Washington of Yazoo City, Malik Dear of Murrah and Dontea Jones of Louisville up in Starkville, while Jay Johnson of Bruce and Armani Linton of Walnut have committed to Ole Miss. The other five ...
    On paper the Mississippi State football team was the biggest winner after the Clarion Ledger released its 'Dandy Dozen' last week. Five of the team's recruits were picked into the bunch, including a pair of Pine Belt standouts. Cameron Myers of Oak Grove and Jamal Peters of Bassfield will join Timothy Washington of Yazoo City, Malik Dear of Murrah and Dontea Jones of Louisville up in Starkville, while Jay Johnson of Bruce and Armani Linton of Walnut have committed to Ole Miss. The other five ...
  • Former USM Punter Ray Guy Emotional Over Nearing Pro Football HOF Induction

    Former USM Punter Ray Guy Emotional Over Nearing Pro Football HOF Induction

    Monday, July 28 2014 8:11 PM EDT2014-07-29 00:11:53 GMT
    FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Feb. 1, 2014 Ray Guy Elected to Pro Football Hall of Fame Class of 2014 HATTIESBURG, Miss. – Ray Guy, considered by many as the “greatest punter of all time,” took the final step of his football journey Saturday by being elected into the Pro Football Hall of Fame. The former Southern Miss football standout and Oakland/Los Angeles Raiders punter, earned election by receiving the minimum required 80 percent of the vote by the 46-member Selection Committee. Guy, along with ...
    FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Feb. 1, 2014 Ray Guy Elected to Pro Football Hall of Fame Class of 2014 HATTIESBURG, Miss. – Ray Guy, considered by many as the “greatest punter of all time,” took the final step of his football journey Saturday by being elected into the Pro Football Hall of Fame. The former Southern Miss football standout and Oakland/Los Angeles Raiders punter, earned election by receiving the minimum required 80 percent of the vote by the 46-member Selection Committee. Guy, along with ...
  • USM Releases Statement on Defensive Back Ed Wilkins

    USM Releases Statement on Defensive Back Ed Wilkins

    Friday, July 25 2014 2:49 PM EDT2014-07-25 18:49:17 GMT
    FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE July 25, 2014 Statement Regarding Southern Miss Football Player Ed Wilkins HATTIESBURG, Miss. – The Southern Miss Department of Athletics is aware of the incident regarding football player Ed Wilkins last evening. Wilkins has been placed on indefinite suspension and will not participate in any team activities during this time. “This is a serious matter,” said Southern Miss coach Todd Monken. ”Ed has been removed from the program while we gather additional information.”...
    FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE July 25, 2014 Statement Regarding Southern Miss Football Player Ed Wilkins HATTIESBURG, Miss. – The Southern Miss Department of Athletics is aware of the incident regarding football player Ed Wilkins last evening. Wilkins has been placed on indefinite suspension and will not participate in any team activities during this time. “This is a serious matter,” said Southern Miss coach Todd Monken. ”Ed has been removed from the program while we gather additional information.”...
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  • UCLA wades through damages from pipe flooding

    UCLA wades through damages from pipe flooding

    Wednesday, July 30 2014 10:59 AM EDT2014-07-30 14:59:07 GMT
    The quiet summer campus of UCLA found itself suddenly steeped in water and chaos after a major water pipe burst and spewed some eight million gallons, stranding people in parking garages and flooding the...
    The quiet summer campus of UCLA suddenly was steeped in water and chaos after a major water pipe burst and spewed some 8 million gallons, stranding people in parking garages and flooding the school's storied basketball...
  • NCAA settles head-injury suit, will change rules

    NCAA settles head-injury suit, will change rules

    Tuesday, July 29 2014 9:15 PM EDT2014-07-30 01:15:26 GMT
    The NCAA has agreed to settle a class-action head injury lawsuit by creating a $70 million fund to diagnose thousands of current and former college athletes to determine if they suffered brain trauma playing...
    The NCAA agreed on Tuesday to help athletes with head injuries in a proposed settlement of a class-action lawsuit that college sports' governing body touted as a major step forward but that critics say doesn't go...
  • Cincinnati picked to win American

    Cincinnati picked to win American

    Tuesday, July 29 2014 9:19 AM EDT2014-07-29 13:19:15 GMT
    Cincinnati has been picked to win the American Athletic Conference, with defending champion Central Florida second.
    Cincinnati has been picked to win the American Athletic Conference, with defending champion Central Florida second.
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  • UCLA wades through damages from pipe flooding

    UCLA wades through damages from pipe flooding

    Wednesday, July 30 2014 10:59 AM EDT2014-07-30 14:59:07 GMT
    The quiet summer campus of UCLA found itself suddenly steeped in water and chaos after a major water pipe burst and spewed some eight million gallons, stranding people in parking garages and flooding the...
    The quiet summer campus of UCLA suddenly was steeped in water and chaos after a major water pipe burst and spewed some 8 million gallons, stranding people in parking garages and flooding the school's storied basketball...
  • NBA players union elects female executive director

    NBA players union elects female executive director

    Wednesday, July 30 2014 10:12 AM EDT2014-07-30 14:12:16 GMT
    By BRIAN MAHONEY AP Basketball Writer Michele Roberts has watched basketball for as long as she can remember. It was an easy choice growing up in a home with one TV and two older brothers.
    By BRIAN MAHONEY AP Basketball Writer Michele Roberts has watched basketball for as long as she can remember. It was an easy choice growing up in a home with one TV and two older brothers.
  • NBA players union elects new executive director

    NBA players union elects new executive director

    Wednesday, July 30 2014 9:39 AM EDT2014-07-30 13:39:43 GMT
    By BRIAN MAHONEY AP Basketball Writer Michele Roberts has watched basketball for as long as she can remember. It was an easy choice growing up in a home with one TV and two older brothers.
    By BRIAN MAHONEY AP Basketball Writer Michele Roberts has watched basketball for as long as she can remember. It was an easy choice growing up in a home with one TV and two older brothers.
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  • UCLA wades through damages from pipe flooding

    UCLA wades through damages from pipe flooding

    Wednesday, July 30 2014 10:59 AM EDT2014-07-30 14:59:07 GMT
    The quiet summer campus of UCLA found itself suddenly steeped in water and chaos after a major water pipe burst and spewed some eight million gallons, stranding people in parking garages and flooding the...
    The quiet summer campus of UCLA suddenly was steeped in water and chaos after a major water pipe burst and spewed some 8 million gallons, stranding people in parking garages and flooding the school's storied basketball...
  • NBA players union elects female executive director

    NBA players union elects female executive director

    Wednesday, July 30 2014 10:12 AM EDT2014-07-30 14:12:16 GMT
    By BRIAN MAHONEY AP Basketball Writer Michele Roberts has watched basketball for as long as she can remember. It was an easy choice growing up in a home with one TV and two older brothers.
    By BRIAN MAHONEY AP Basketball Writer Michele Roberts has watched basketball for as long as she can remember. It was an easy choice growing up in a home with one TV and two older brothers.
  • NBA players union elects new executive director

    NBA players union elects new executive director

    Wednesday, July 30 2014 9:39 AM EDT2014-07-30 13:39:43 GMT
    By BRIAN MAHONEY AP Basketball Writer Michele Roberts has watched basketball for as long as she can remember. It was an easy choice growing up in a home with one TV and two older brothers.
    By BRIAN MAHONEY AP Basketball Writer Michele Roberts has watched basketball for as long as she can remember. It was an easy choice growing up in a home with one TV and two older brothers.
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