GREEN BAY, Wis. -- Fletcher Cox knew it wasn't going to be easy.
COLLEGE STATION, Texas -- Mississippi State football coach Dan Mullen is convinced his team's defense at the end of halves is what's keeping it from a special season.
TUSCALOOSA, Ala. -- The Alabama and LSU football teams have grown accustomed to slugging things out the past few years. None of the previous six regular-season meetings between the bitter Southeastern Conference Western Division foes had been decided by more than single digits, so the teams had a lot to live up to Saturday night in their nationally televises showdown at Bryant-Denny Stadium.
OXFORD -- If you didn't know better, you would have thought Maggie Proffitt and Kelsei Ewings were back playing basketball in the Golden Triangle.
OXFORD -- Matt Insell isn't going to let one game define the 2013-14 season or his program.
MACON -- The Noxubee County High School football team demolished Indianola Gentry 45-6 Friday night in the first round of the Mississippi High School Activities Association Class 4A North State playoffs.
VERNON, Ala. -- One down, four to go. The Lamar County High School football team opened the Alabama High School Activities Association Class 2A playoffs on a strong note Friday night with a 32-21 victory against Samson at George Bell Stadium.
STARKVILLE -- The Mississippi State men's basketball team went down low Friday night to win its season opener.
SCOOBA -- East Mississippi Community College sophomore defensive back Byerson Cockrell walked gingerly but had a big smile on his face.
SCOOBA -- Winning a state championship seemed like a foregone conclusion for the No. 2 East Mississippi Community College football team. Granted, many felt that way about the Lions last season, too.
STARKVILLE -- Starkville Academy football coach Jeff Terrill had been waiting for his team to play a complete game. While it is too late to make the playoffs, the Volunteers delivered that stellar effort in the regular-season finale, a 24-0 victory against Pillow Academy on Senior Night in a Mississippi Association of Independent Schools Class AAA, District 1 game at J.E. Logan Field.
COLLEGE STATION, Texas -- Texas A&M's football history prides itself on what it calls the 12th man. It was all about one man -- "Johnny Football" -- Saturday.
HOUSTON -- In the most unintentional way possible, the Mississippi State women's basketball team might have begun the process of proving it has more than just one all-conference player.
COLLEGE STATION, Texas -- Mississippi State coach Dan Mullen could recall each special teams miscue Saturday in a 51-41 loss to No. 11 Texas A&M.
COLLEGE STATION, Texas -- Mississippi State football coach Dan Mullen became emotional Saturday night after his team's 51-41 loss to No. 11 Texas A&M, but it had nothing to do with what happened on the field.
ABERDEEN -- The Aberdeen High School football team turned in a dominating performance in the opening round of the Mississippi High School Activities Association Class 3A playoffs.
OXFORD -- Sometimes, a football game can come down to one play. This adage is easily recognizable when that one play happens on the last play or goes for a long touchdown.
TUSCALOOSA, Ala. -- For the first time in two months, an opponent was standing up to Alabama. The top-ranked Crimson Tide flashed its overwhelming punching power to knock out No. 10 LSU on Saturday night in a 38-17 victory, scoring the final 21 points in punishing fashion.
STARKVILLE -- The Starkville High School football team's defense didn't anticipate facing three quarterbacks against Clinton High on Friday night, but it didn't matter.
REFORM, Ala. -- Perfection was in question, but only for a moment.
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