Egg Bowl Recap

The Egg Bowl, over its many years, has oftentimes played spoiler for both Ole Miss and Mississippi State. It seems as if the team with more to lose is almost always victorious over the team that has nothing to lose. No other statement could be closer to the truth regarding last night’s game. The Ole […]

BIGGER THAN OURSELVES

A cry goes up in Starkville, Mississippi. It is the cry of a fanbase that has always felt like they deserved a little bit more. On this chilly Saturday evening, the cry goes up accompanied with bells. As they walk down the ramp from their seats, there is a feeling of satisfaction amongst the Mississippi […]

ARIZONA DIAMONDBACKS SIGN YASMANY TOMAS

In somewhat of a surprise move the Arizona Diamondbacks agreed to terms with Yasmany Tomas. The 24-year-old Cuban free agent was rumored to likely go to Philadelphia initially before Atlanta and San Diego were labeled the favorites. According to MLB.com’s Jesse Sanches the Diamondbacks and Tomas agreed on a six year deal worth $68.5 million which includes […]

NFC SOUTH ROUNDUP

Another tough week in the NFC South this week with nobody getting a victory in the division.  It seems there is not a team that wants to step up and take a hold of this floundering division and have a chance at the playoffs.  Let’s start with the Bucs losing a solid halftime lead to […]

WESTERN CONFERENCE PREVIEW: PART TWO

For the past several weeks, we’ve been looking at how teams in the NBA finished up last year to try and get an understanding of what to expect from them this season. This week wraps up this “preview” right as we start to see the identities of teams really come together. That being said, let’s […]

BIG XII MONDAY

  Truthfully, this may have been the most anti-climatic college football weekend ever. Outside of Florida State surviving(once again mind you) at home against Boston College, every game was truly uninteresting. In the realm of the Big XII Kansas State at West Virginia was as anticipated, Baylor crushed Oklahoma State, Texas Tech escaped Iowa State, […]

TOUCHBACK: NFC EAST WK 12

The year was 2006, just a short time ago, when a little known unproven quarterback out of Eastern Illinois took over as the Dallas Cowboys offensive leader.   Romo entered at the game against the Giants when Bledsoe threw an ill-advised passed that was returned for a touchdown seconds before the first half ended.  Bill Parcells […]

BREAKING THE HUDDLE: EGG BOWL EDITION

It’s that time of year where records and stats can be thrown out the window and other factors like home field and grudges suddenly become much bigger players. The question is, Which teams are capable of rising to the occasion for the upset and which are strong enough to overcome the underdog? This is the […]

Chargers Reach Playoffs After Vicksburg Win

By Sedrick Durr Jackson Advocate Contributing Writer   Six games into the season, Callaway’s 2014 football campaign appeared to be ending before it ever got started. After all they were 1-5 with alone victory over Jim Hill in Week Five. Fast forward several weeks later to Halloween night, the Chargers defeats Vicksburg 20-13 to cap […]

SWAC Football Race Shaping Up But Division Leaders Not Out of Woods

By Sedrick Durr Jackson Advocate Contributing Writer Alcorn and Grambling appear to be on a collision course to meet for the Southwestern Athletic Conference Championship Game on December 8 in Houston. It would also be a rematch of 28-21 win by the Tigers three weeks ago.  However, before this event can take place, both the […]