July 6, 2020

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NASCAR says ‘The noose was real,’ concern for drivers was, too

Declaring “the noose was real,” NASCAR officials on Thursday released a photo of the rope found in the garage stall of Black driver Bubba Wallace ... Read more

2 weeks ago by The Associated Press.

College athletes use their platform for social, racial issues

Deuce McAllister grew up in Mississippi and was well aware of the racial history of Ole Miss when he decided to play football there in ... Read more

2 weeks ago by The Associated Press.

FBI: Noose in NASCAR garage not targeted to black driver, had been there since last year

The noose found inside a Talladega Superspeedway garage assigned to NASCAR’s only black driver had been there since last year, investigators say. In a joint ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Magnolia State Live.

Eli Manning’s Ole Miss jersey number to be retired

Eli Manning will be joining his father and Chucky Mullins in elite company this fall. Ole Miss announced on Monday that Manning will have his ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Oxford Eagle Staff.

‘Snacks’ brings home ESPY award for Mississippi after amazing basketball shot

Thomas “Snacks” Lee brought home an ESPY award to Mississippi Sunday evening winning the 2020 Can’t-Stop-Watching-Moment ESPY award presented by Capital One. SNACKS HAS OFFICIALLY ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Magnolia State Live.

Brett Favre says Colin Kaepernick may reach ‘hero status,’ compared him to Pat Tillman

Mississippi native NFL Hall of Fame quarterback Brett Favre said he thinks Colin Kaepernick will at some point reach “hero status,” and compared Kaepernick to ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Magnolia State Live.

NCAA says no championships for states with Confederate symbols – Mississippi is only one

The NCAA is expanding its policy banning states with prominent Confederate symbols from hosting its championship events. The current ban, in place since 2001, prevents ... Read more

2 weeks ago by The Associated Press.

SEC may bar championship events in Mississippi until flag changes

The Southeastern Conference is considering barring league championship events in Mississippi until the state changes its Confederate-based flag. “It is past time for change to ... Read more

2 weeks ago by The Associated Press.

For rifle shooters, the venerable .30-30 Winchester stands test of 125 years

Many rifle cartridges come and go. What’s all the rage one day can easily fade away as it falls into disfavor among hunters. But one ... Read more

3 weeks ago by The Associated Press.

Reports: Four Mississippi State football players test positive for coronavirus

State media report that four Mississippi State University football players have tested positive for the COVID-19 coronanvirus. The university has not released the names of ... Read more

3 weeks ago by Magnolia State Live.

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