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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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Back at Work

Ole Miss baseball won’t begin the next phase of postseason, the NCAA tournament, before next Friday at a site and time to be announced Monday. It’s a different sort of feel right now but not an altogether bad one. Of

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New post-grad basketball transfer says the foot is fine

Ole Miss’ newest post-graduate transfer has an extra year to complete his eligibility because of an injury. Tomasz Gielo, a versatile forward for Liberty University, sustained a stress fracture in his right foot seven games into his senior season. He

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No Deflategate at Ole Miss

Had an interesting conversation with head equipment manager Ken Crain as we discussed Deflategate. Crain has been involved with Ole Miss football equipment in some capacity since 1993. He explained the process of having the balls properly inflated and says

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Stanley thriving in Arena ball

From the Mother Ship, an interesting read this morning on former Ole Miss quarterback Nathan Stanley, who left Ole Miss in the spring of 2011, is doing big things in Arena football with San Jose. So is Odie Armstrong, a

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SEC Tournament Update

HOOVER, Ala. — All-SEC teams were announced earlier today, and relief pitcher Wyatt Short was the Rebels’ lone selection, a second-team choice. I thought Sikes Orvis’ power numbers might get him on one of the teams. They’re actually a touch

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Final: Ole Miss 7, Texas A&M 4

Today’s first game stands as the final of the series which ends tied at 1. Game 3 has been cancelled due to weather concerns. That move guarantees that Ole Miss finishes with not only a winning overall record (30-25) which

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Veterans leading recent hot streak for Rebels

One of the key factors in the Rebels’ improving offense is the fact that a couple of veterans have increased their play of late. Sikes Orvis and Errol Robinson both had big weekends against Mississippi State and that continued in

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Freeze on QBs: Need to see consistency

Since spring drills have ended Ole Miss coach Hugh Freeze has talked about wanting to see how his quarterback candidates handle themselves and their teammates off the field. That was a theme he hit again on a teleconference with other

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Ole Miss at Arkansas State

How big is tonight’s game at Arkansas State? Big enough that Christian Trent could come out and pitch an inning or two. Sikes Orvis was joking about that in this video, but it may not be a joke. It’s not

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Short talks about earning SEC honor, other topics

We visited with Wyatt Short this afternoon prior to baseball practice. He stood tall in the MSU series:   Here’s the school release on Wyatt Short’s designation as SEC co-pitcher of the week earlier today: OXFORD – Ole Miss sophomore

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Ole Miss picks up former Parade All-American in Miami transfer

Miami guard Deandre Burnett has announced via Twitter that he will transfer to Ole Miss. Thought I was gone be a cane forever, but today I'm officially a REBEL!!!!!!!!! — Deandre Burnett (@_DREtheGREAT) May 11, 2015 Burnett (6-2, 195)  is not

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Recapping the Rebels’ school-year sweep of rival Bulldogs

Nic Perkins, a freshman from St. Louis, may not be well versed in the Ole Miss-Mississippi State rivalry, but his walk-off hit delivered something not seen in Mississippi in a long time. With an 8-7 comeback win over the Bulldogs

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