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Andrew Maraniss' New Book Is a Captivating Read

Ken Reed | Posted 06.19.2015 | Sports
Ken Reed

Strong Inside is the story of Perry Wallace, who was the first African-American basketball player in the Southeastern Conference. It's part sports book and part sociological case study. Maraniss is able to emotionally insert the reader into the middle of the country's civil rights movement of the late 1960s.

NCAA Basketball 2014-2015: Predicting The Winners Of The Major Conferences

Uloop | Posted 01.19.2015 | College

The March Madness Tournament is the light at the end of the tunnel for college basketball teams and winning their conference secures their team a spot in the big dance.

Football and Race in Mississippi

Robert S. McElvaine | Posted 12.16.2014 | Politics
Robert S. McElvaine

If white Mississippians can identify with, embrace and cheer deliriously for teams that are 82 percent (Mississippi State) and 75 percent (Ole Miss) black, is it too much to hope that they might bring themselves to at least stop hating and show a modicum of respect to a president who is 50 percent black?

College Football and the 2014 Elections

Glen Browder | Posted 07.02.2014 | Politics
Glen Browder

The course of American democracy may be decided on the first Saturday of November in the following college football games: Florida vs Georgia, Michigan vs Indiana, Illinois vs Ohio State, and Texas vs Texas Tech.

The 'Sham Cam' and Other College Football Innovations

Greg Schwem | Posted 11.17.2013 | Comedy
Greg Schwem

I am so disappointed in Texas A&M quarterback Johnny Manziel. How dare he spend last weekend throwing five touchdown passes, rushing for 98 yards and nearly rallying his team from a 21-point deficit against Southeastern Conference foe Alabama.

A Teaching Role Model on Teacher Appreciation Week

Don McNay | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Don McNay

The first week of May is Teacher Appreciation Week. One that I was glad to have was Dan Tieman. 34 years later, I still remember his teaching. It made an impact on my life.

A View from the SEC Tournament: Anatomy of a Southern FANatic

Cathy Whitlock | Posted 05.25.2011 | Sports
Cathy Whitlock

Whether you are a face painter, ardent bracketologist, or you simply enjoy the theatrics on and off the court, the bottom line is nothing tops the fun of pre-March Madness. And the fact that my team is better than yours.

Scream All You Want For a College Football Playoff, Money Screams Louder Than You

Ed Berliner | Posted 05.25.2011 | Sports
Ed Berliner

The NCAA is handing out huge chunks of cash to teams and conferences who are not part of an oft-demanded Division 1 playoff.

SEC Fines South Carolina - Make it Count

Eric Angevine | Posted 05.25.2011 | Sports
Eric Angevine

We heard just minutes ago that South Carolina has been fined $25,000 by the SEC for the righteous and justified floor storming from last night. Here's...

Urban Meyer Resigns: Health concerns

Posted 05.25.2011 | Sports

UPDATE: Urban Meyer may be taking an indefinite leave of absence, leading to a possible comeback next year. Click HERE for more. UPDATE: Urban Meye...