Among the many emails former Tennessee athletic director John Currie received when he began to... READ MORE
So, the question was put to me, via Twitter, just minutes after Arike Ogunbowale’s miraculous shot put a dagger right through the hearts of all who bleed Mississippi State's maroon and white.
The question concerned State's senior All American Victoria Vivians and it went like this:
Anyone with even a cursory knowledge of boxing knows that the late, great Rocky Marciano remains the only heavyweight champion to retire undefeated.
We probably should start with this declaration: I love football. I've watched it from the time I can remember anything at all. I've written about it for more than 50 years. Football has brought me great joy.
Two weeks into the college football season, Mississippi's three NCAA FBS teams are pretty much where we thought they would be.
• 1, as in No. 1 in the nation, and that would be Alabama. The Crimson Tide is scary good – so fast, so strong, so talented, so deep. They may have the best stable of running backs in football, including the NFL. Bama looked better than ever in a 24-7 demolition of No. 3 Florida State.
High school football hits full swing in the Magnolia State this weekend. College football Saturdays are two weeks away. The NFL season kicks off Thursday night, Sept. 7.
The Mississippi Sports Hall of Fame and Museum has worn a funeral wreath on its doors five times since last year’s induction ceremonies. That’s because Boo Ferriss, Orsmond Jordan, Robert Morgan, Larry Grantham and Eddie Crawford all have died in the interim.