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Mississippi State’s Jake Mangum Delivers Again in 3-2 Comeback Victory

By Brian Hadad | February 20, 2019

Winners are winners, so they say, so you knew that when Jake Mangum was at the plate in the seventh inning with Mississippi State trailing UAB 2-1, runners at second and third with two outs, that the Bulldog All-American was going to deliver. Deliver he did, with a two RBI single putting the Bulldogs into … Continue reading “Mississippi State’s Jake Mangum Delivers Again in 3-2 Comeback Victory”

Rebel Report: Ole Miss loses at South Carolina, baseball midweek vs Arkansas State and Manny Machado signing

By Brian Scott Rippee | February 20, 2019

With Collin out, Rippee breaks down Ole Miss’ loss at South Carolina, baseball  midweek against Arkansas State and Manny Machado signing with the Padres.  

Borkey Show: Ole Miss loses sloppy game at USC – Manny Machado – and Tony Romo on the PGA Tour?

By Michael Borkey | February 20, 2019

On the Wednesday edition of The Borkey Show – We breakdown Ole Miss’ loss to South Carolina, how it happened, and what it means moving forward. We also discuss why the Manny Machado deal is good for professional baseball and why Tony Romo doesn’t belong in a PGA Tour event.

Four-game winning streak snapped as Ole Miss loses at South Carolina

By Brian Scott Rippee | February 19, 2019

Ole Miss hung around for a while through a barrage of three-point shooting and foul trouble against South Carolina on Tuesday night, but sputtered in the final six minutes of the game en route to a 79-64 loss. What is there to make of this game? Well, let’s look inside to start. South Carolina was … Continue reading “Four-game winning streak snapped as Ole Miss loses at South Carolina”

Ole Miss linebackers coach Jon Sumrall leaving to join Kentucky’s football staff

By Brian Scott Rippee | February 19, 2019

Ole Miss linebackers coach Jon Sumrall has accepted a position at Kentucky, a source confirmed to SportsTalk Mississippi. Rebel Grove first reported the news. Sumrall spent a year on Ole Miss’ staff and his work merited a tangible improvement in the Rebels’ linebacking play, which was the weakest link of a struggling defense in 2017. … Continue reading “Ole Miss linebackers coach Jon Sumrall leaving to join Kentucky’s football staff”

Borkey Show: The AAF is off to a great start, but is it sustainable?

By Michael Borkey | February 19, 2019

In the first episode of The Borkey Show, a new daily sports podcast hosted by Michael Borkey of SportsTalk Mississippi, we take a deeper look at the Alliance of American Football. The reviews are good, the games are good, the innovations work …. but is it sustainable long-term?  Borkey doesn’t think so. But he does … Continue reading “Borkey Show: The AAF is off to a great start, but is it sustainable?”

Thunder & Lightning: Will Mississippi State Figure Out its Running Back Situation?

By Brian Hadad | February 18, 2019

A season ago, Mississippi State’s inability or unwillingness to put the ball in the hands of their star running backs likely cost them a couple of wins. Will Joe Moorhead change things up in 2019? Brian Hadad and Joel Coleman take a look in their second preseason positional breakdown, plus go inside the numbers as … Continue reading “Thunder & Lightning: Will Mississippi State Figure Out its Running Back Situation?”

Tyrone Nix to join Ole Miss staff

By Brian Scott Rippee | February 18, 2019

Former Ole Miss defensive coordinator coach Tyrone Nix is joining Ole Miss’ staff, according to a release from Virginia Tech. Nix spent last season as the Hokies’ safeties coach. Nix was the defensive coordinator under Houston Nutt from 2008-2011. The Rebels ranked as one of the better defenses in the SEC in Nix’s first two … Continue reading “Tyrone Nix to join Ole Miss staff”

Rebel Report: Ole Miss baseball splits, hoops wins fourth straight

By Brian Scott Rippee | February 18, 2019

Rippee and Collin discuss Ole Miss hoops winning its fourth in a row, what the team’s ceiling is and its path to the NCAA Tournament, and also some reaction from Ole Miss baseball’s opening weekend.

Thunder & Lightning: Mississippi State Enjoys Its First Busy Weekend of Spring

By Brian Hadad | February 17, 2019

It was the first weekend where basketball and baseball intersected at Mississippi State, and what a weekend it was for the Bulldogs. Brian Hadad and Joel Coleman look all the victories wrapped in maroon and white over the past three days.