Mississippi State has 23 alumni active in the NFL this season.
MEMPHIS • The Memphis Grizzlies know only too well that they won’t outshoot or race up and down the court with the likes of Golden State and Houston. Their version of grit ’n grind that got them to seven straight playoff berths might not work with this current roster.
Mississippi State currently has 58 former players and signees active in professional baseball this season. Each week Logan Lowery of the Daily Journal takes a look at their performances. Check out how the former Diamond Dogs are doing.
Turn your calendar back to the summer of 2006 when the New Orleans Saints trained at Millsaps. Sean Payton was the new coach. Drew Brees was the new quarterback with a surgically repaired shoulder. New Orleans and the Gulf South were recovering from Hurricane Katrina. There were so many question marks...
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MILWAUKEE – Young right-hander Brandon Woodruff not only made the Milwaukee Brewers' playoff roster, but he's starting today's Game 1 of the National League Division Series against the Colorado Rockies.
BALTIMORE – Buck Showalter has been fired as manager of the Orioles, who made three playoff appearances under his guidance but this year staggered through the worst season since the team moved to Baltimore in 1954.
The St. Louis Cardinals were barreling toward their third consecutive missed postseason when they made the decision to part ways with manager Mike Matheny and turn the reins over to Mike Shildt.
EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. • In a game when Drew Brees didn’t throw a touchdown and NFL leading receiver Michael Thomas was limited to four catches, the New Orleans Saints won with other options – Alvin Kamara and a defense that didn’t live up to its much-maligned status.
NASHVILLE • Mike Vrabel took a timeout late in overtime with the Tennessee Titans facing their fourth down for the third, then the first-year coach pulled kicker Ryan Succop off the field.
ATLANTA • A Drew Brees 1-yard run capped an 80-yard touchdown drive to open overtime that lifted the New Orleans Saints to a 43-37 win over the Atlanta Falcons on Sunday afternoon.
Fulton’s Chad Ramey posted his best finish of the season on the Web.com Tour, a tie on Sunday for 11th place at the Price Cutter Charity Championship in Springfield, Missouri.
Mississippi State’s Hunter Stovall had a memorable debut in minor league baseball on Saturday, hitting home runs in his first two at-bats for the Grand Junction Rockies.