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My U.S. Open Trips and What They Mean for 2018 at Shinnecock

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

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Take Five: Bash Brothers News & Updates

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)??”

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Take Five: All-Mississippi Edition

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

Photo: Southern Miss Athletics
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Take Five: The Boo Ferriss Trophy

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,

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Take Five: LeBron James, The Toronto Raptors, “Coming at The King”

The Cleveland Cavaliers and the Toronto Raptors tip-off Game One of the Eastern Conference semifinals Tuesday night (7 PM CT, TNT). Today on “Take Five” we take stock of LeBron James and the Cavs, perception of the Raptors series, and Lance Stephenson’s dubious legacy.    1 What else to say

Utah coach Quin Snyder got it out the mud en route to the 2018 NBA Playoffs.
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Take Five: Oklahoma City – Utah First Round Fun

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