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Bjork, Freeze and the price of poker

Ross Bjork won the day Monday, and he won it in so many ways. Retaining Hugh Freeze saves the momentum Freeze has built in the program. That’s the biggest thing for a program that’s has had trouble keeping coaches. Sometimes

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Khayat believes Freeze will remain with Rebels

On a day of reports and rebuttals regarding Ole Miss coach Hugh Freeze, one many who’s been around Ole Miss athletics a long time expresses great confidence in Freeze’s future with the Rebels. Amid a report that Freeze has been

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Bjork talks Freeze, coaches, money

Here is the conversation we had with Ross Bjork following today’s presser. Much of it he and talked about in the blog interview last week. … (What is your reaction to Hugh’s name being connected with the Florida opening? What

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Bjork: Ole Miss fans should have mentality that ‘we’re done’ with storming field

Ole Miss athletics director Ross Bjork said about $9,000 had been donated at to be used toward the $50,000 fine for storming the field after the Alabama game. The SEC levied the fine against Ole Miss on Sunday in

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Bjork is hopeful of more neutral site football games

Ole Miss will receive a $2 million payout plus a $50,000 contribution to the general scholarship fund for participating in the Chick-Fil-A Kickoff Game against Boise State. Ticket sales have been a little less on campus than anticipated, but athletics

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Bjork expects new contract for Bianco to be finalized soon

Ole Miss athletics director Ross Bjork expects a new contract for baseball coach Mike Bianco to be in place soon. Bianco, in his 14th season, led the Rebels to their first College World Series appearance since 1972. Ole Miss finished

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Bjork expresses concern for football off-season, confidence in future

When Ole Miss football brothers Denzel and Robert Nkemdiche were named in a $2 million civil lawsuit in February, athletics director Ross Bjork and Rebels coach Hugh Freeze were quick to support them. The suit was filed on Feb. 14

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Bjork: Extension for Kennedy in the works

Ole Miss athletics director Ross Bjork says he’s met with basketball coach Andy Kennedy and with Kennedy’s representation, and plans are under way to extend Kennedy’s contract to the four-year maximum allowed by state law. Bjork did not offer specifics

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Bjork: More to keeping coaches than salary

From the Mother Ship, our story on Ross Bjork’s plan to deal with schools who might want to lure away football coach Hugh Freeze. LINK

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A new gateway to the stadium

Ole Miss AD Ross Bjork talks more about Vaught-Hemingway’s North End Zone project in Sunday’s Daily Journal. One of the things about the project that has intrigued me is the proposed entry point from the Grove to the stadium. That

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Bjork’s plan for keeping Freeze

I spoke with Ole Miss AD Ross Bjork earlier today. If the Ole Miss season continues along its current path you can expect Hugh Freeze’s name to be mentioned with job openings. There’s a lot of football still to be

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Henderson’s holding pattern

Vacation II is complete. I can’t remember more Ole Miss news breaking while I was on vacation than has happened this July. And it’s not finished. There’s been the Park Stevens tragedy, the Carlos Davis eligibility issue and Marshall Henderson.

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Bjork’s message, Holloway’s workout

From the Mother Ship this morning, Ole Miss athletics director Ross Bjork didn’t give his baseball coach, Mike Bianco, a “mandate” that he host a regional nex season, but the importance Bjork places on playing NCAA tournament baseball games at

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