The Peabody Award-winning ESPN documentary series “30 for 30” continues with tonight’s episode, “Ghost of Ole Miss.” The narrative, based on the long-format story by ESPN.com writer and Oxford resident Wright Thompson, who wrote and narrated the 1-hour documentary, explores the intersection in history of the undefeated 1962 Ole Miss...

  The Peabody Award-winning ESPN documentary series “30 for 30” continues with tonight’s episode, “Ghost of Ole Miss.” The narrative, based on the long-format story by ESPN.com writer and Oxford resident Wright Thompson, who wrote and narrated the 1-hour documentary, explores the intersection in history of the undefeated 1962 Ole Miss...

  Thanks to Georgia’s win over Florida and Ole Miss’ victory over Arkansas this past weekend, Saturday’s Ole Miss-Georgia game in Athens will be the 2:30 p.m. CT game on CBS.    The time slot gives Ole Miss head coach Hugh Freeze and the Rebels another chance to showcase the program to recruits all over the country. It’s also a time...

  One of many bright spots this season for the Ole Miss football team is the emergence of freshman huskie Mike Hilton. The Fayetteville, Ga., native came out of Sandy Creek High School as a highly-touted offensive player, but found himself on the other side of the ball at the college level.    So far, the transition has been a seamless one for Hilton, who...

  The annual Fall World Series this past week didn’t go three games, but it still could have gone either way as both games went into extra innings.   “Best pizza bowl ever,” head coach Mike Bianco said. “Best pizza bowl in 13 years.”   The Red team, managed by senior right-hander Brett Huber, won game one thanks to a walk-off...

For rape to be such a difficult subject, we’ve been talking about it a lot lately and with very little reverence or respect for the people who are victims. We all remember Todd Akin’s statements about “legitimate rape” and how the female body has a way of “trying to shut that whole thing (pregnancy) down.” Most of us hoped no one else...

We celebrate the 50th anniversary of integration at Ole Miss this year. This anniversary happens to take place four years after the nation watched the man who would become the first black president debate his opponent right here in Oxford. We should all take a moment to appreciate just how far our nation and community have come. We’ve evolved dramatically in the...

By and large, Amnesty International does good work. They represent the downtrodden and oppressed all over the world and bring attention to otherwise unknown human rights violations. Having said that, in a case currently before the Supreme Court, Amnesty International may have unintentionally blocked future plaintiffs from bringing cases about the U.S. government’s...