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Weathersby to the Astros

Scott Weathersby, who’s mid-season surge lifted him from the Ole Miss bullpen to the weekend rotation, was drafted by the Houston Astros today. The Astros picked Weathersby, a 6-foot-2, 180-pound right-hander from Hattiesburg, in the 10th round with the No.

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Football Flashback

Ran across this from The Meridian Star the other day while doing some storage room cleaning.   The 1992 Egg Bowl is one of the more memorable games I’ve covered in the series.  It was the second Egg Bowl I’d

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Moody’s going to be out for a while

OXFORD – Stefan Moody is the player Ole Miss basketball can’t afford to lose unless it’s right now, and it is. The school announced Monday that Moody will be sidelined for 8-12 weeks as he recovers from surgery to repair

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Athlon has the Rebels third in the SEC West

Athlon’s predictions are out, and the annual preseason football magazine likes the Rebels third in the SEC West and starts them at No. 11 nationally. Athlon lists quarterback as a question mark for Ole Miss but has the Rebels behind

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Wanted: The Ace

There’s something about the end of the year sit-down discussion with media that helps coaches loosen up. Not all coaches like them, and we don’t always have these sessions. But Mike Bianco is pretty good about being available for them

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Rebuilding is in the eye of the beholder

Most folks could look at the losses from Ole Miss’ 2014 Omaha baseball team and figure 2015 as a rebuilding season. Mike Bianco says he didn’t use that term with his team that just concluded the season with a sixth-place

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Jones and the SEC

Out-going Ole Miss chancellor Dan Jones used to lay in bed and listen to Ole Miss football on the radio. That’s something I can understand. The next chancellor may or may not have such a throwback memory. Jones, though, goes

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Monday Morning Update

I am on the road today and tomorrow registering Kyle at Mississippi College. Going to miss my Game Day help this football season. In the meantime, there’s work going on with Paul Jackson. A big piece of the success you

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That’s a wrap

Ole Miss went 0-2 in the Los Angeles Regional with offensive struggles against opponents’ front-line pitching. The Rebels had just nine hits and scored just runs in the two games. Going back to their only appearance in the SEC tournament

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SEC payout exceeds $30 million

By Parrish Alford Daily Journal DESTIN, Fla. – On the day SEC schools received a record $455.8 million payout their presidents voted that those who let safety slip will have to give a lot of that money right back. After

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Destin Check-out Day

It’s check-out day at the SEC meetings. For the schools, it’s get the check day. Last year’s SEC revenue sharing distributions averaged $20.9 million. This year, the first with the SEC Network funds in the league’s bank accounts, that figure

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Overheard in Destin

Overheard in Destin … Where’s Les? What SEC coach would you pick as most likely to turn up missing? The whereabouts of LSU’s Les Miles was an actual work room question. Are we in Destin or Sandestin? Remember, we are

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Michael White talks about his transition to the Florida job

New Mississippi State coach Ben Howland, when asked about the in-flux of experienced SEC basketball coaches a few minutes ago, gave the expected praise to Rick Barnes and Avery Johnson but was quick to turn the conversation to a new

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