Category: Take 5

February 19, 2019 Joseph simeone

Who needs football season? It’s an exciting time for sports in Mississippi. More than usual for this time of year. Let’s ‘Take Five’ on the big stories.

June 12, 2018 bashbrothers No comments exist

This may not be your ordinary U.S. Open preview, but I haven’t had ordinary fan experiences at this event. A potent combination of the summer sun, our nation’s championship, and prodigious college-age drinking has made for some unique experiences in four trips. But I also realized this week as I set out for my 5th…

June 6, 2018 bashbrothers No comments exist

Checking in from the front office: BTP updates, hot new gear, teammates, Cathead Jam, Flannery O’Conner, & more. Let’s Take Five: 1″What’s up with the films?” I get the question a lot these days, occasionally with a sarcastic chuckle—‘What happened to the big sports documentary series you talked about (wink-wink)??” I get it: you’re really…

May 15, 2018 bashbrothers No comments exist

You’ll find it all on The Hard Drive. But home is where the heart is. This week’s “Take Five” dishes on the big Mississippi stories in sports: NBA Playoffs, MLB milestones, NCAA drama, and yes, the SCOTUS.   1 sports gambling here! It finally happened, and for once Mississippi is out in front. On Monday,…

May 8, 2018 bashbrothers No comments exist

The award for Mississippi’s top college baseball player is a big deal. Let’s “Take Five” on college baseball in the state, the legacy of the award, and why this year’s vote is harder than ever.     1 BASEBALL matters HERE Mississippi does a few important things really well: music, food, and football chiefly among…

April 24, 2018 bashbrothers No comments exist

It’s the most fun, feud-filled first round series of the NBA Playoffs. And there’s a lot to consider as the Utah Jazz look to close out the Oklahoma City Thunder in Game Five of the NBA Playoffs first round series. Let’s take five: 1 Who didn’t see Russell Westbrook’s fueled-up foul parade coming in Game…