Confidence in the corners

Any time you insert two new players into your program and tell them they have to achieve at a high level — let alone start — there’s a risk involved. Tee Shepard isn’t brand new but hasn’t been a major

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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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Adidas accepts responsibility for MSU’s vulgar warm-ups

Adidas has accepted responsibility for the offensive language directed at Ole Miss on new warm-up tops presented to the Mississippi State baseball team. This from Logan Lowery. Headquartered in Portland, Adidas issued this apology : “We apologize to Mississippi State, their

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Back in the game

Folks, I’ve been technologically challenged this week, and I think Joey Brent, the lead computer wizard at Ole Miss, for his help. Our IT folks were already under the hood of this DJ issued laptop when my iPad bailed on

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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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Rebels feeling better about themselves after Vanderbilt, Tenn.-Martin

Ole Miss coach Mike Bianco has talked about the need for this team to develop some confidence. Maybe that’s taking place. As its 10-24 record suggests, Tennessee’s Martin campus does not have a very good baseball team. The Skyhawks were

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Final: Ole Miss 11, Tennessee-Martin 1

Martin is 10-24 for a reason, and the Rebels did what they needed to do in a business-like manner. That’s about all you could say for this game, and honestly, you haven’t been able to say that in some other

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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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After Spring: Running Backs

While Jaylen Walton is the unchallenged starter there’s an interesting makeover going on at the rest of the position after I’Tavius Mathers and Mark Dodson both transferred out of the program. Though he was nicknamed the “I Train,” Mathers didn’t

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Wednesday Morning Update

Spanning the globe on a Wednesday morning … Wow, check out Ralph Russo’s story on bowl game payouts. Pretty soon they’ll be talking about real money. … That baseball game against Tennessee-Martin that was scheduled for 6:30 has been moved

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Harris grades Engram’s spring work at an A-minus

Evan Engram’s Grove Bowl performance was not indicative of his work through 14 other spring practices. Taz Zettergren’s was. Engram, twice an All-SEC tight end and named All-America last year by Sports Illustrated and a couple of other outlets, had

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After Spring: Offensive Line

I like the potential of this group heading into August camp. That assumes a rehab with no issues for left tackle Laremy Tunsil. I’ve not heard anything to think that won’t be the base, and Tunsil should be good to

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Tuesday Morning Update

Spanning the globe on a Tuesday morning … After a big series win at No. 1 Vanderbilt the Rebels will try to get on a roll starting Wednesday at home against Tennessee (the Martin campus). It’s Dollar Dog Night at Swayze.

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