The Sun Herald is giving fans a vote on the Mississippi Coast’s high school football player of the week from the season’s opening week. Candidates are from Biloxi, Gulfport, Moss Point, Hancock and Pass Christian.
A junior LSU football player was arrested on battery charges, but the alleged victim later recanted. A judge has ordered the player to follow a curfew and he is being monitored while the investigation continues.
Southern Miss football commit T.Q. Newsome led Gulfport MS High School to a win over George County in the Port City Bowl. He and Derick Hall set the tone in a win over McKinnley Jackson and the Rebels from Lucedale.
Kenley Jansen had waited 11 days for this moment, slogging through an excruciating stint on the disabled list because of a heart issue while his fellow relievers stumbled without him. His much-heralded return on Monday night was not what he nor the Los Angeles Dodgers envisioned.
Robinson Cano hit his first home run since returning from an 80-game suspension, a three-run shot in the bottom of the eighth inning and lifted the Seattle Mariners to a key 7-4 win over the Houston Astros.
Khris Davis hit a long home run after letting a young fan from the Make-A-Wish Foundation sign his jersey, Ramon Laureano hit the first two homers of his career, and the Oakland Athletics beat the Texas Rangers 9-0.