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Sports Minute: Here is the latest Mississippi sports news from The Associated Press

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WHITE SULPHUR SPRINGS, W.Va. (AP) - Marques Colston says he made resting his ailing left foot a priority during the offseason and feels far healthier than he did a year ago. Colston heads into his ninth season as New Orleans' all-time leading receiver, but is coming off one of his least productive campaigns as a pro.

FLOWERY BRANCH, Ga. (AP) - The Atlanta Falcons have announced that defensive tackle Peria Jerry, a first-round draft pick from Mississippi in 2009, has decided to retire. No reason was given by the team. The Falcons re-signed Jerry to a new contract in March.

BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) - A limited number of tickets are currently on sale to the general public for six LSU home games in 2014. Associate athletic director for ticket operations Brian Broussard says the tickets are returns from the visiting teams.

HOUSTON (AP) - Nolan Reimold hit two home runs, including a tiebreaking solo shot in the ninth, and the streaking Toronto Blue Jays rallied for a 6-5 win over the Houston Astros on Thursday night. Reimold's first homer came in the fifth and cut Houston's lead to 4-3. His second homer of the season came against Chad Qualls and sent Toronto to its ninth win in 10 games.

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