Top SEC recruits strive to make impact

August 28, 2014 OXFORD, Miss. (AP) — Robert Nkemdiche was the consensus No. 1 recruit in the country in 2013, and the defensive lineman arrived at Mississippi …

Sharapova advances at US Open

August 28, 2014 NEW YORK (AP) — A year ago at this time, Maria Sharapova was sitting out the U.S. Open, getting checked by doctors and having …

Sports Briefs

August 28, 2014 Pro football CLEVELAND — Josh Gordon’s wait is over, and so is his 2014 season. Now the star wide receiver’s career is …

BJHS wins 35-30 in first scrimmage

August 27, 2014 After their first live scrimmage against the Marion Junior Patriots Tuesday at Pioneer Stadium, Coach Doug Walls said he was very pleased with the …

Southside juniors win scrimmage

August 27, 2014 SOUTHSIDE — The Southside Junior Southerners defeated the Westside Consolidated Warriors 16-8 Tuesday at Stewart Field in their first scrimmage. Freshman Marshall Wyatt …

Judge OKs bail for boxer Taylor

August 27, 2014 MAUMELLE (AP) — A judge has set bail at $25,000 for boxer Jermain Taylor after the former middleweight champion was jailed overnight in Little …