North Carolina fired Larry Fedora last week after a 2-9 season. The former Southern Miss coach will be paid well. Kliff Kingsbury, Bobby Petrino and Mike Macintyre all have nice checks coming their way.
The New Orleans Saints have plenty going their way in their pursuit for an NFC South title and a Super Bowl Championship. Sean Payton and Drew Brees have the Saints looking good coming off the bye week.
Philadelphia Eagles head coach Doug Pederson won a bet with Southern Miss legend Brett Favre on Saturday in Hattiesburg. Pederson’s alma mater of ULM beat the Golden Eagles 21-20 in Hattiesburg, Mississippi.
Ole Miss, Mississippi State and Southern Miss came up with season-opening victories. Columnist Rick Cleveland fills us in on all the hightlights. Jack Abraham, Scottie Phillips and Keytaon Thompson all had big games.
You can take the sports writer out of Mississippi, but you can’t take the Mississippi out of his writings. Rick Cleveland tells us about his Mississippi take on a trip to see the Red Sox at Fenway Park in Boston.
Former Ole Miss football coach Billy Brewer and Mississippi Valley State basketball coach Lafayette Stribling will be among the 2018 members inducted this weekend into the Mississippi Sports Hall of Fame.
Tyrone Keys founded a non-profit that helps at-risk youth and student athletes graduate college, become community servants and mentors. He will receive a lifetime achievement award at the MS Sports Hall of Fame.
For the third year, Shelby Pierce of Woolmarket has decorated her yard with a Dachshund-themed Christmas Wiener Wonderland. Pierce's Facebook post about her display got an unusually high response with more than 55,000 shares.