University of Mississippi

  • Blogs

    May 13, 2014

    This Was the Stupidest Reaction to Michael Sam Getting Drafted on the Entire Internet

    For most of America, Michael Sam getting drafted to play professional football for the St. Louis Rams was a watershed moment in sports history. For former University of Mississippi basketball star Marshall Henderson, Sam's success was a chance to spew a bunch of nonsense on Twitter before (probably ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 22, 2013

    Tiger Trouble?: Mizzou Stuck in Neutral

    The Missouri Tigers have played three games since losing forward Laurence Bowers to a sprained ligament in his knee, and the results have been less than ideal. The hope was Bowers could be back on the floor in time to take on the Florida Gators in Gainesville, but that didn't happen. The question of ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 10, 2013

    The Tigers Without Their Big Man

    At the moment, it looks like good news for the Missouri Tigers and Laurence Bowers, the all-everything power forward who has done as much as anyone could have hoped -- and probably more -- to help get the Tigers where they are right now. Phil Pressey came down on Bowers' knee during the win ove ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 29, 2012

    Water Liars LP Release Week at Off Broadway and Vintage Vinyl: Review

    Water Liars Off Broadway: Friday, February 24 Vintage Vinyl: Tuesday, February 28 "So calm on the surface, but down there, everything's just eating the hell out of everything else." --Barry Hannah, on bodies of water. Justin Kinkel-Schuster writes sentences that end in periods. He does not exclaim ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 20, 2011

    Missouri State Band Reignites Debate Over "Dixie"

    Image via"Dixie" came out of blackface minstrel shows in the mid-19th Century.​The song "Dixie" was born from the blackface minstrel shows of the mid-19th century. The lyrics take the perspective, and exaggerated dialect, of a free slave who aches to return to his days of plantation bondage. The f ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 7, 2011

    Memphis Chef Kelly English Follows the Fleurs-de-Lis to St. Louis

    Courtesy: Harrah's CasinoKelly English, owner of Restaurant Iris in Memphis, will open a steakhouse at Harrah's Casino.​Harrah's Casino (777 Casino Center Drive, Maryland Heights; 314-770-8100) announced last month that it will open Kelly English Steakhouse this fall in the location now occupied b ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 3, 2011

    Lance Lynn Gets His First Shot At the Limelight

    Lynn during his time pitching for the University of Mississippi. ​Lance Lynn, suddenly one of the most intriguing names in Cardinals' spring camp, made his 2011 debut yesterday in the Cards' 3-2 victory over the New York Metropolitans of Port St. Lucie, Florida. (I envision one day all major leagu ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 7, 2010

    2010 MLB Draft: A Mock Draft You Can Set Your Watch To

    It's Christmas in June! ​Finally, Draft Day is here, and I'm as giddy as a small child the day before Christmas, shaking all the packages and trying to figure out what might be in that really big one with my name on it. Unfortunately, no amount of shaking or clever examination of the boxes is goin ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 25, 2010

    What Now For the Cardinals Rotation?

    What? It's appropriate. See, 'cause everyone wants to push the panic button. Get it? ​Going into last weekend, the Cardinals had one of the best starting rotations in all of baseball. Anchored by dual Cy Young contenders, the Cards' rotation had been the bedrock for their success to this poin ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 3, 2010

    We Had Sneakers, They Had Guns: Remembering Freedom Summer, Mississippi, 1964

    In the summer of 1964, hundreds of young northerners descended upon Mississippi to register black voters and teach in "Freedom Schools." Among them were Charles McLaurin, Chris Hexter and Tracy Sugarman, who were all based in the town of Ruleville in Sunflower County. McLaurin was the project direct ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 3, 2008
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    June 10, 2008

    2008 Cardinals Draft Pick Analysis

    Going into this year's First Year Player Draft, the St. Louis Cardinals found themselves in a very different situation from years past. The farm system is much healthier now, and the team was in a position to draft more according to talent available, rather than constantly trying to build depth and ... More >>

  • Music

    December 28, 2005

    My Favorite Things

    2005's best and brightest albums

  • Music

    May 25, 2005

    Fat Boys

    A gang of elderly, seedy Mississippi bluesmen come to your DVD form

  • News

    June 2, 2004


    Week of June 2, 2004

  • News

    June 25, 2003

    Sporting Snooze

    A leaner, splashier Sporting News struggles to find its editorial compass

  • News

    December 4, 2002

    Feed the Beast

    Everybody wants Hazelwood Central's Kalen Grimes and St. Louis' junior class of hoopsters. But recruiting in the city is a courtship dance and a high-maintenance affair.

  • Music

    March 27, 2002

    Sweet Willie

    Friends of local musical treasure Willie Akins want to help erase his medical bills

  • Music

    December 5, 2001

    On a "Roll"

    Pretty Willie Suella hopes to be the next Nelly with his new single, "Roll Wit Me"

  • News

    August 2, 2000

    Raising a Stink

    Sean McGivern says his court fight against Ralston Purina is a classic case of David vs. Goliath -- and the spoils consist of a cardboard box of kitty litter