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Young Champions: UMS-Wright baseball looks for three-peat

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The UMS-Wright bulldogs start their trek at the post season tomorrow. 

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Alabama and Notre Dame to meet in regular season play

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After many years, the Crimson Tide and the Fighting Irish will again meet on their respective home fields during regular season play, according to announcements by Alabama and Notre Dame.

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Young Champions: Local sisters make a splash

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"My first impression of the Sim girls is they love being in the pool and they love to swim,” 

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Young Champions: Mobile host Gulf Coast Regional Championships

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This weekend more than 1,500 volleyball players will be in the Port City 

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South Alabama quarterback Dallas Davis leaves the Jaguars Video included

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South Alabama’s most experienced quarterback, Dallas Davis, is transferring.

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Young Champions: Local athlete shows strength in love

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"I feel like the strongest man in the whole wide world,” said Austin Perine, a local 4-year-old wrestler. 

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Young Champions: Local soccer player overcomes adversity Video included

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Local soccer player overcomes a major injury to get back on the field she loves.

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Alabama national championship football team to be honored at White House

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The Crimson Tide is set to meet with President Donald Trump on the White House South Lawn and in the East Room this afternoon. 

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Young Champions: Local mixed martial arts team looks for 7th straight state title

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The Yamane Championship Mixed Martial Arts team is looking to win its 7th straight State title this weekend.  The team's secret to success is simple, try hard and don't give up. More>>

BayBears take down Pensacola in season opener

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BayBears Season Opener 2018 Pensacola Blue Wahoos 4 Mobile BayBears 9

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Young Champions: Local golfer finds success in the pros

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The golf course. It's a place where golfers have to be strong both physically and mentally.

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Baybears Gear Up for Opening Night

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For the first time in a decade, the Mobile Baybears are opening the season at home.

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Foley preparing for two big sports weekends

Officials with Foley Sports Tourism (FST) say they are getting ready ahead of two upcoming busy weekends. Photo: Foley Sports Tourism Officials with Foley Sports Tourism (FST) say they are getting ready ahead of two upcoming busy weekends. Photo: Foley Sports Tourism
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Officials with Foley Sports Tourism (FST) say they are getting ready ahead of two upcoming busy weekends. 

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Young Champions: Playing tennis for a good cause

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Siblings, Edward and Sarah Ladd discovered tennis a few years ago.

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Spring Hill College baseball coach, Frank Sims goes for 900th win

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Spring Hill College baseball coach, Frank Sims is one win away from 900 career wins.  

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Young Champions: More than just a game

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For Mark Wilcox Jr, it all started with a Christmas gift. 

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Legendary coach is back on the diamond

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Legendary Coach Steve Kittrell is back coaching on the diamond but with a new team and a new sport. Kittrell is the interim Head Coach for Spring Hill College softball.

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Ride of a lifetime for young race fan

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It was a ride of a lifetime for avid race fan, Reese McGahagin. 

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Young Champions: WMCGSA teaches more than just the game

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The West Mobile County Girls Softball Association is the largest softball league in lower Alabama. 

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SI on the MLB: Previewing the American League in 2018

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The 2018 baseball season is right around the corner, and a flurry of trades has shaken up the status quo in the American League.

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SI on the MLB: Previewing the National League in 2018

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The 2018 baseball season is just days away, and all the wheeling and dealing of the offseason in the National League will be put to the test.

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Young Champions: Lower Alabama Volleyball club understands dedication

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The Lower Alabama Volleyball club has more than 115 athletes that represent 15 different schools throughout Mobile and Baldwin county. 

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South Alabama women's basketball survives and advances to WBI final four

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Women's Basketball Invitational- Quarterfinals 

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Young Champions: Two sisters help lead Daphne to the top

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The Daphne High School softball team has that family like bond but for a couple of players it runs a little deeper and means a little more. 

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New Orleans Saints and Pelicans owner Tom Benson dies at the age of 90 Video included

Tom Benson was born on July 12, 1927, the same year as the great flood of Louisiana before the Great Depression. His parents, Tom Benson Sr. and Carmen Benson, had four sons. They raised the boys in the St. Roch neighborhood, their lives rooted in the Catholic Church as parishioners at Our Lady Star of the Sea. 

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South Alabama women's basketball team survives and advances

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Women's basketball invitational Round 1 Stetson 33 South Alabama 49

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South Alabama men's basketball names Richie Riley as head coach

Richie Riley has been hired as South Alabama's men's basketball coach. Richie Riley has been hired as South Alabama's men's basketball coach.
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After helping Nicholls to its first regular-season Southland Conference championship since 1998 this year, Richie Riley was announced on Thursday as the new University of South Alabama head men’s basketball coach. 

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Young Champions: Spanish Fort wrestler sets the tone

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Justin Ingram isn't your average student-athlete. 

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AJ McCarron agrees to sign 2-year contract with Buffalo Bills

(AP Photo/John Minchillo) Quarterback AJ McCarron (5) participates during an NFL football minicamp at Paul Brown Stadium in Cincinnati, Wednesday, June 17, 2015. (AP Photo/John Minchillo) Quarterback AJ McCarron (5) participates during an NFL football minicamp at Paul Brown Stadium in Cincinnati, Wednesday, June 17, 2015.
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McCarron spent the past four seasons backing up Andy Dalton in Cincinnati after being selected by the Bengals in the fifth round of the 2014 draft.

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South Alabama women's basketball accepts WBI bid, hosts Stetson on Thursday

The University of South Alabama women's basketball team has accepted a bid to play in the Women's Basketball Invitational on Monday.  Photo: usajaguars.com The University of South Alabama women's basketball team has accepted a bid to play in the Women's Basketball Invitational on Monday.  Photo: usajaguars.com
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The University of South Alabama women's basketball team has accepted a bid to play in the Women's Basketball Invitational on Monday. 

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Young Champions: Westside park opening night

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Westside baseball kicked off its regular season tonight. 

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Young Champions: Satsuma swim team finds early success

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The Satsuma swim team didn't even exist three years ago but that hasn't stopped them from earning themselves a spot in the history books. 

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Young Champions: Youth track stars prepare for the championship meet

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Today more than 150 young track stars put their best foot forward at Satsuma high school in preparation for the championship meet. 

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South Alabama men's basketball coach fired after 5 seasons

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Matthew Graves is out as the head coach of the University of South Alabama men's basketball program after five seasons.

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2018 South Alabama football schedule released

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The 2018 South Alabama football schedule has been released. 

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Young Champions: Spanish Fort gets youth baseball season swinging

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It's finally that time of the year. Play ball!  

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No. 14 Auburn wins SEC title, 79-70 over South Carolina

Bryce Brown scored 29 points, making eight 3-pointers, and No. 14 Auburn claimed at least a share of the Southeastern Conference title with a 79-70 comeback victory over South Carolina on Saturday.

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Two local colleges share a unique bond on the baseball diamond

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Most pitchers and catchers share a bond but two local athletes also share a last name. 

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18th ranked Auburn takes down 11th ranked South Alabama

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NCAA Baseball FINAL Auburn 7 South Alabama 6

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Gulf Shores athlete breaks world record

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Six months ago, Gulf Shores native, Jonathan Young, set his eyes out for a world record.  

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2018 BayBears Classic gets underway

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Day 1 UMS-Wright 11 Baker 5 Baldwin County 6 Mary G Montgomery 9 Theodore 14 Satsuma 0 Day 2 Mobile Christian 8 Davidson 3 St. Luke's 1 McGill-Toolen 6 Spanish Fort 3 Faith Academy 4

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Former South Alabama head football coach lands job in SEC

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Today Mississippi State announced they hired a former South Alabama Head Coach, Joey Jones. Jones has been hired as the Special Teams Coordinator for the Bulldogs. During his tenure with South Alabama, Jones lead the Jags to a 52-50 overall record. "We are fortunate to have someone of Joey's caliber and experience join our Bulldog family," Moorhead said. "Joey is a terrific man who has coached for nearly three decades in the region, including 10 seasons as a head co...

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Mobile native, Thomas Praytor, gears up for 20th racing season

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Less than two weeks ago St. Paul's alum, Thomas Praytor, revved up his number nine race car at the Daytona International Speedway in the Lucas Oil 200, to start his 20th season of racing. Praytor and his crew started in 28th but managed to fight his way through the pack all the way to the front. Things were looking bright for the number nine car but then on the last corner of the last lap Praytor was involved in a bad crash. Despite having to get a push to the pit road and blowing ...

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South Alabama baseball beats Southern Mississippi in thrilling fashion

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Social media post leads to new sense of pride for local baseball team

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A few months ago, Vigor head baseball coach, Matt Dearmon, noticed something different about his team. 

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Mobile's Darrell Wallace Jr. finishes second in Daytona 500

An emotional Darrell Wallace Jr. speaks to the media after finishing second in the NASCAR Daytona 500 Cup series auto race at Daytona International Speedway in Daytona Beach, Fla., Sunday, Feb. 18, 2018. (AP Photo/Phelan M. Ebenhack) An emotional Darrell Wallace Jr. speaks to the media after finishing second in the NASCAR Daytona 500 Cup series auto race at Daytona International Speedway in Daytona Beach, Fla., Sunday, Feb. 18, 2018. (AP Photo/Phelan M. Ebenhack)
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Wallace was the first black driver to start the Daytona 500 since Wendell Scott in 1969.

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Dillon drives 3 back to victory in Daytona 500

Austin Dillon during media day for the NASCAR Daytona 500 auto race at Daytona International Speedway, Wednesday, Feb. 14, 2018, in Daytona Beach, Fla. (AP Photo/John Raoux) Austin Dillon during media day for the NASCAR Daytona 500 auto race at Daytona International Speedway, Wednesday, Feb. 14, 2018, in Daytona Beach, Fla. (AP Photo/John Raoux)
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Austin Dillon won in the car number made famous by Dale Earnhardt and won 17 years to the day that the Hall of the Fame driver was killed in a last-lap accident at NASCAR"s famed track.

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Former Crimson Tide star jailed on suspicion of domestic assault

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Authorities say San Francisco 49ers linebacker Reuben Foster has been arrested on suspicion of domestic violence and possessing an assault rifle.

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Roy Jones Jr. goes out a winner

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Last night boxing legend, Roy Jones Jr. took on Scott Sigmon for Jones’ last fight. 

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Alabama takes down South Alabama in the NCAA softball season opener

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NCAA Softball Alabama 1 South Alabama 0

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National Signing Day 2018 for our local student-athletes

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List of local student-athletes signing with colleges on National Signing Day

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National Signing Day an important milestone for area athletes

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It's a big day for thousands of high school athletes, as seniors will be signing letters of intent to universities and colleges.

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Auburn releases Gus Malzahn's new 7-year, $49 million contract

Auburn head coach Gus Malzahn signing autographs at SEC Media Days 2015 Auburn head coach Gus Malzahn signing autographs at SEC Media Days 2015

Auburn coach Gus Malzahn will make at least $49 million over the next seven years under his new contract.

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New bat standard for youth baseball

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As of January 1st the majority of major youth baseball organizations have adopted a new bat standard called USABat. The new rules are aimed at producing metal bats that act more like wood but don't have the top-heavy feel to them. Another goal with this new bat standard is to make the game more uniform at the youth level and across the board. To make sure your bat meets the new standard look for the USA baseball logo on the bat tapper. More information: https://www.baberuthleague...

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Mobile's Robert Brazile makes 2018 Pro Football Hall of Fame

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Former National Football League Linebacker Robert Brazile is part of the Pro Football Hall of Fame class of 2018. 

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Breaking Stereotypes one basket at a time

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Last Friday night was a night that McGill-Toolen students won't forget.

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Roy Jones Jr. prepares for one last fight in his hometown

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Roy Jones Jr., a boxing legend with quite the resume. (65-9, 47 KO’s) Four world titles in four different weight classes. And a silver Olympic medal which we later found out should've been gold but the judges were corrupt. And nearly four decades later, the 49-year-old icon is coming back to the place where it all started, the Pensacola Bay Center, for one last fight. "He wants to be the one guy that finally beat me in my hometown, in the place that I started, the home...

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South Alabama softball prepares for home opener against Alabama

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In just eight days the South Alabama softball team is hitting the field for its first game of the season hoping to meet the standard that head coach Becky Clark has set. "Coach Clark sets a really high standard and that's what attracted to me to this program... the standard is set to we are going to be as good as we can possible be. There is no acceptability to be less than your full potential so it is wonderful,” said Devin Brown, South Alabama’s Senior pitcher. Bu...

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Fox gets Thursday night football for 5 years

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Fox announced Wednesday that it will televise 11 games between Weeks 4 and 15, with simulcasts on NFL Network and Fox Deportes.

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South Alabama basketball player has extra motivation to be successful Video included

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The name Chyna Ellis will go down in the history books at South Alabama. After an historic night a couple weeks ago, Ellis became the all-time block leader for the Sunbelt Conference with 289 rejections and counting. That same night she also recorded the program's first triple double since 1989. That performance earned Ellis her second Sunbelt player of the week award this season. "We expected this when we recruited her and we just couldn’t be more happy for her or prou...

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Does Alabama Coach Nick Saban have right (dance) moves to land top recruit?

Cornerback recruit Eddie Smith posted a couple of videos on Facebook.showing Nick Saban dancing during a visit. (Facebook) Cornerback recruit Eddie Smith posted a couple of videos on Facebook.showing Nick Saban dancing during a visit. (Facebook)
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Nick Saban showed some fancy footwork and some cool dance moves during a visit with cornerback recruit Eddie Smith, who posted a couple of videos on Facebook.

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South team wins 2018 Senior Bowl Video included

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Lauletta more than held his own in elite quarterback company to cap the weeklong audition for NFL teams. 

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Here's your chance to meet the Senior Bowl players

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The players in the Reese's Senior Bowl will be giving autographs Friday at a special meet-and-greet event.

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Reese's Senior Bowl around the corner Video included

College football season might be over but fear not, the Reese’s Senior Bowl is just around the corner. Photo: Bri McNaught, FOX10 News College football season might be over but fear not, the Reese’s Senior Bowl is just around the corner. Photo: Bri McNaught, FOX10 News
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College football season might be over but fear not, the Reese’s Senior Bowl is just around the corner.

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4 players score double-digits in South Alabama women's win over Troy

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The University of South Alabama women's basketball team (11-5, 4-1 SBC) took down the Troy Trojans (7-9, 2-3 SBC), 79-68, with four-double digit scorers and helped head coach Terry Fowler collect his 50th win.

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Pair of brothers to meet on field in national title game

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While they haven't talked much this week, no matter what happens the two say the plan is to meet up after the game.

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South Alabama's Chyna Ellis named Sun Belt Conference Player of the Week

Chyna Ellis of South Alabama was named the Sun Belt Conference Women's Basketball Player of the Week (Dec. 5), as announced by the league office on Tuesday.  Photo: usajaguars.com Chyna Ellis of South Alabama was named the Sun Belt Conference Women's Basketball Player of the Week (Dec. 5), as announced by the league office on Tuesday. Photo: usajaguars.com
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Chyna Ellis of South Alabama was named the Sun Belt Conference Women's Basketball Player of the Week (Dec. 5), as announced by the league office on Tuesday. 

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No. 6 Georgia exacts revenge on No. 2 Auburn in SEC Championship

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In part two of the Deep South's Oldest Rivalry, it was the Dawgs who came out on top, a 28-7 final in Saturday's SEC Championship game.

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BREAKING

NCAA hits Ole Miss with additional year of bowl ban, scholarship restrictions Video included

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On Friday, the NCAA announced the penalties for Ole Miss in the case involving improper recruiting and other violations.

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South Alabama men topped New Orleans by 3 in hoops action

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Rodrick Sikes hit a 3-pointer with 18.5 seconds left to rally South Alabama from an eight-point deficit and defeat New Orleans 55-52 Sunday afternoon. 

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Gulfport native Matt Luke named permanent Ole Miss head coach

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Gulfport native Matt Luke earned his dream job - officially. 

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