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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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Ole Miss’ Brown says Scott was his step-father

Update 12:24 p.m. The school just released a statement from Ole Miss coach Hugh Freeze clarifying some points about Fadol Brown’s relationship with Walter Scott: “Walter Scott was in a relationship with the mother of Fadol’s longtime girlfriend and served

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Ross Bjork Interview Trailer

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Author of new book on Perry Wallace visits Oxford

                    By John Davis, Oxford Citizen Perry Wallace is not the leading scorer in the history of Vanderbilt University men’s basketball program. His greatest impact was being the first African-American on

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Freeze comments on Dan Jones

Ole Miss media relations a few minutes ago circulated this response from Hugh Freeze regarding the college board’s non-renewal of the contract of chancellor Dan Jones. This from Freeze: “Dan Jones gave me a chance to lead our Rebel football

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