Tom Brady is undeniably the G.O.A.T. after Sunday’s Super Bowl. Brady led the Tampa Bay Bucs to a lopsided win over the Kansas City Chiefs, 31-9. Brady threw three touchdown passes and the Tampa Bay defense swarmed the Chiefs’ Patrick Mahomes. Brady has now won seven Super Bowls, more than b…

Super Bowl LV could be one of the best quarterback duels in NFL history. The 43-year-old Tom Brady will be making his tenth appearance and gunning for his seventh individual title leading the Tampa Bay Bucs. On the other sideline, young gunslinger Patrick Mahomes of the 2020 champion K.C. Ch…

Age against youth is the theme as Tampa Bay and Kansas City prepare to square off in the Super Bowl on February 7, in Tampa Bay. The elder statesman Tom Brady might have shaken the shadow of Patriots coach Bill Belichick with his Sunday performance in leading Tampa Bay to their second Super …

New Orleans quarterback Drew Brees has spoiled the Saints’ fan base with his excellent play for the last 15 years, but the Saints’ defeat this past Sunday could have been the final curtain call for Brees in his storied NFL career as Tom Brady and the Tampa Bay Bucs upset the Saints in the Su…

New Orleans defeated Chicago while Tampa Bay whipped Washington, which sets up an epic matchup between Tom Brady and Drew Brees this Sunday in round two of the NFL playoffs. It will be the first time in league history that two 40-year-old plus quarterbacks have been matched up in the playoff…

In a college football season with so much uncertainty, the long grind is over, and we have finally gotten to the final game. The last two surviving teams will battle in Miami, Florida, on January 11 for the National Championship as perfect Alabama will meet another unbeaten team in Ohio Stat…

My first column of 2020 dealt with college football, and my final column of this unusual sports year will deal with college football. I promise not to mention COVD-19. The lead story of that initial column back in January was about the changing of the guard at Ole Miss and Mississippi State.…

The final four teams are set for the College Football Playoffs (CFP): Alabama, Clemson, Ohio State and Notre Dame. The selection committee’s final four are also the same teams that began this process back on October 25. The Fighting Irish (10-1) will play Alabama (11-0) in the Rose Bowl in A…

The College football regular season will close this weekend and bowl season begins also on Saturday night. Ten conference championship games will be decided, with three on Friday night and seven more on Saturday. The Frisco Bowl will be the first bowl game, which will be played on Saturday. …

Southern Mississippi got their man as Amory, Mississippi native Will Hall became the 22nd head football coach of the school.

The National and State elections took center stage this past week, as they should have, even though there may be some confusion on the final totals. Southern Mississippi and Mississippi State used the week to secure much needed football wins.

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Southern Mississippi has certainly had a very strange football season. They have dealt with the COVID-19 virus since the summer when several key players opted out for the upcoming season. They have also dealt with the cancellation of games and with three coaching changes. The sudden departur…

If you are a Mississippi State football fan, you could not have asked for a much better beginning to the Mike Leach era.

Southeastern Conference football returns this Saturday. Mississippi State and their new taskmaster Mike Leach will travel to LSU to take on Coach O and the defending National Champions. Bulldog fans are excited under the head Pirate, who believes in the motto of “Swing Your Sword.”

Mississippi State and Ole Miss found out this week the two East Division opponents they picked up to complete their 10-game 2020 football schedule. The Bulldogs will pick up Vanderbilt and powerful Georgia. MSU will host the Commodores while traveling to Georgia. The Bullies were already sch…

The Mississippi Sports Hall of Fame was scheduled to induct six new members this next weekend, but due to COVID-19 the induction has been postponed. The six new members will be former West Lauderdale baseball coach Jerry Boatner, Quitman native and NBA star Antonio McDyess, the late PGA golf…

LSU quarterback Joe Burrow had an amazing 2019 football season. He led the Tigers to the National Championship with his 60 TD throws and 5,670 passing yards in 15 games. Burrow had a tremendous supporting cast in Baton Rouge to accomplish this record-breaking season. I became a big Joe Burro…

It was a big sports week in Jackson, Mississippi at the state capital. This past Thursday, 46 college coaches and athletic directors from all eight of our public universities traveled to the state capital to lobby for changing the state flag. They urged the state legislators to remove the Co…

The state of Mississippi was back in the national headlines this week as both the SEC and NCAA called for a change in the present state flag. The NCAA says it will not let any Mississippi school associated with its organization host an NCAA championship event until there is a change of state…

Only 120 players were taken in this year’s Major League Baseball Draft.  Mississippi supplied eight of those players: three from Mississippi State, two from Ole Miss, two from high school and one from Mississippi who was playing at the University of Tennessee. Former Ocean Springs ace Garret…

After three months of inactivity in the professional ranks, what does the summer look like? Across the pond England, Spain and Italy have resumed their top-tier soccer league play. The pro leagues in the United States have been monitoring their outcome. Most of our pro teams want to play and…

We might have college football after all.  The Southeastern Conference announced this week that they would offer voluntary in-person player conditioning under strict supervision beginning on June 8. If my math is correct, it is 89 days from that date to the Mississippi State home opener vers…

There was a time not that long ago when homeschooling wasn’t legal in all 50 states. Today it is, but government regulations vary by state – making it harder to homeschool and more burdensome in certain states.