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Tunsil, stepfather to see courtroom on Friday

By John Davis, Oxford Citizen Ole Miss offensive tackle Laremy Tunsil, and his mother, will be in the courtroom for the first time Friday afternoon.

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O’Neal resigns as head track & field coach

By John Davis, Oxford Citizen Surprising news from Ole Miss Monday afternoon as Brian O’Neal announced he was resigning his position as head coach of the track & field program.

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Track athletes getting ready for NCAA meet

A school-record 17 Ole Miss athletes will leave Sunday for next week’s NCAA outdoor national meet in Eugene, Ore. When Brian O’Neal, a Pontotoc native and a former Ole Miss track standout, left an assistant’s job at Florida to take over for

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Slive talks about Day 1 of meetings

SEC commissioner Mike Slive here in his last go-round with the Destin meetings. He discusses what coaches and administrators discussed today — including having an independent medical observer at all SEC football games inside the conference and out. That observer

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Speaking of Destin …

This is the last SEC business session with Mike Slive as commissioner. When Slive’s retirement — effective at the end of July — was announced Greg Sankey was not elevated without discussion, but it was understood that Slive’s right hand

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Cost of Attendance, the new normal, and telling your story

In the new normal for major college athletics, which begins next school year, “cost of attendance” is a term you’ll hear a lot. It’s the modern lingo for “pay the players.” College athletics generates a lot of cash. Now the

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Hard work really pays off for men’s golf team

By John Davis, Oxford Citizen A few minutes before Chris Malloy and his Ole Miss Rebels found out where they would be playing golf in the NCAA Championships, football coach Hugh Freeze came into the watch party room at The

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Adidas’ shirt gaffe speaks to real way Bulldogs look at Rebels

By John Davis, Oxford Citizen Just when you didn’t think the rivalry between Ole Miss and Mississippi State could get any more heated, the Bulldogs took it to another level.

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Crucial time for Rebel Road Trip

Rebel Road Trip stops in Tupelo later this morning. I always like it when the Rebels drive to me instead of the other way around. It’s rare. With major projects on-going in athletics and more to come — plus a

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Bjork gets contract extension

Ole Miss has announced a contract extension for athletics director Ross Bjork. The next deal puts Bjork under contract till 2019 at $650,000 a year. He has a $100,000 incentive package based on academics and wins and losses of Ole

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Stricklin’s Response

MSU athletics director Scott Stricklin took to Twitter to apologize for new baseball warm-ups that include offensive language directed at Ole Miss. (1/3)This afternoon it came to my attention that a shirt provided to our baseball team by adidas has an

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Ole Miss extends contract of Matt Insell

By John Davis, Oxford Citizen A trip to the postseason, the first in five seasons for the Ole Miss women’s basketball team, was just one of the reasons Matt Insell got his contract extended Wednesday.

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4-8, Ross Bjork Interview

Good stuff from Ole Miss athletics director Ross Bjork. Catch the replay here.

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