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STM reacts: Ole Miss drops two tough games at Louisville

By Michael Borkey | March 13, 2019

In the Rebel baseball team’s biggest test to date, they did not rise up to the challenge, dropping two midweek games to Louisville.  What went wrong? Borkey and Rippee of STM discuss here:

Starting pitching falters again as Rebels lose 10-8 at Louisville

By Brian Scott Rippee | March 13, 2019

The inconsistency of Ole Miss’ starting pitching has plagued it through the early part of the 2019 season and inflicted increased stress in other areas in the process. Wednesday’s 10-8 loss at Louisville was evidence of that. The Rebels dropped both games of its final midweek series before SEC play. Right-hander Houston Roth, pitching for … Continue reading “Starting pitching falters again as Rebels lose 10-8 at Louisville”

Borkey Show: The Saints made the right call not signing Mark Ingram

By Michael Borkey | March 13, 2019

The New Orleans Saints had the most dynamic backfield in football over the last two seasons with Alvin Kamara and Mark Ingram, but it was going to have to split eventually, and now was the best possible time to do it. Also on the show, OBJ gets traded to Cleveland and Bell signs with the … Continue reading “Borkey Show: The Saints made the right call not signing Mark Ingram”

Thunder & Lightning: Mississippi State’s Postseason Begins in Nashville

By Brian Hadad | March 12, 2019

By now we all know Mississippi State is headed to the NCAA Tournament, but before the Big Dance begins, the Bulldogs have business with their conference foes. Brian Hadad and Joel Coleman preview the SEC Tournament, then turn back to football for a look at the offensive line in this week’s Spring Positional Breakdown.

T&L Extra: Coach Chris Lemonis Previews Week 1 in SEC Play

By Brian Hadad | March 12, 2019

There may not be a hotter team in college baseball than Mississippi State, led by two of the best pitchers in the nation. Brian Hadad caught up with head baseball coach Chris Lemonis to get his thoughts on his team’s great start and the challenge that lies ahead as SEC play begins. Photo courtesy of … Continue reading “T&L Extra: Coach Chris Lemonis Previews Week 1 in SEC Play”

Ole Miss struggles at plate in 10-inning loss at Louisville

By Brian Scott Rippee | March 12, 2019

LOUISVILLE, KY — Connor Green pitched better than the fate he was issued.  The first run the senior right-hander has allowed in 14.1 innings of relief this season was a costly one as Louisville topped Ole Miss, 4-3, in 10 innings on a walk-off RBI single from pinch-hitter Zach Britton. Green entered the ballgame shortly … Continue reading “Ole Miss struggles at plate in 10-inning loss at Louisville”

The Weirdest Celebrity NCAA Cheating Scandal Yet

By Michael Borkey | March 12, 2019

This morning, news broke that several NCAA coaches and numerous parents were charged in the nation’s largest-ever college admissions bribery case prosecuted by the Justice Department. Hollywood actresses Felicity Huffman (of Desperate Housewives fame) and Lori Loughlin (Full House) are among the list, both were charged with conspiracy to commit mail fraud and honest services … Continue reading “The Weirdest Celebrity NCAA Cheating Scandal Yet”

Kermit Davis named SEC Coach of the Year, Terence Davis and Tyree pick up All-SEC honors

By Brian Scott Rippee | March 12, 2019

Kermit Davis has been named SEC Coach of the Year by both the Associated Press and as voted on by the SEC Coaches. Davis becomes the sixth Ole Miss Basketball head coach to win SEC Coach of the Year and the second in program history to do so in his first season. Andy Kennedy also … Continue reading “Kermit Davis named SEC Coach of the Year, Terence Davis and Tyree pick up All-SEC honors”

Borkey Show: Kermit Davis wins CotY, Nick Foles gets PAID, and Russell Westbrook’s viral video

By Michael Borkey | March 12, 2019

On an abbreviated podcast, we touch on Kermit Davis getting the much deserved SEC coach of the year title – The Jaguars way over paying for Nick Foles – and Russell Westbrook getting into it with a fan in Utah

Thunder & Lightning: What Is The Legacy Of Quinndary Weatherspoon?

By Brian Hadad | March 11, 2019

Quinndary Weatherspoon brought home his second Howell Trophy on Monday. He will likely be a first team All-SEC selection. He has led his team back to the NCAA Tournament for the first time in a decade. But what will be his legacy at Mississippi State? Brian Hadad and Joel Coleman discuss the career of the … Continue reading “Thunder & Lightning: What Is The Legacy Of Quinndary Weatherspoon?”