San Francisco 49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick has caused controversy the past week, beginning with his intentional sit-down protest through the playing of the National Anthem before a preseason NFL game. The American public has been branding him either disrespectful and pompous or a champion of revitalized civil rights sentiments, depending on their political views....

San Francisco 49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick sent the nation into a media frenzy after he refused to stand for the playing of the national anthem last Sunday. Kaepernick told NFL media, “I am not going to stand up to show pride in a flag for a country that oppresses black people and people of color. To me, this is bigger than football and it would be selfish on my...

It’s officially “that” part of the NFL offseason. A time when there is no real news going on around the league and the pundits of the 24-hour sports...

Cam Newton was brief in his press conference after he and the Panthers lost the Super Bowl. Newton’s answers consisted of the following phrases: “No,” “They outplayed us” and “I don’t know what you want me to say.” Then,  abruptly, he got up. He left. It later came out that Chris Harris of the Broncos was answering questions regarding Newton’s performance...

Three more Ole Miss Rebels have been picked up by NFL teams as rookie free agents, following the 2013 NFL Draft. E.J. Epperson is with the Kansas City Chiefs, Wesley Pendleton with the Tampa Bay Buccaneers and Ferbia Allen with the Miami Dolphins. They join the five previously announced rookie free agents from Ole Miss: Uriah Grant (Jacksonville Jaguars), A.J. Hawkins...

Five Ole Miss Rebels signed free-agent deals with NFL teams on Saturday, following the 2013 NFL Draft. Uriah Grant signed with the Jacksonville Jaguars,...

Five Ole Miss Rebels signed free-agent deals with NFL teams on Saturday, following the 2013 NFL Draft. Uriah Grant signed with the Jacksonville Jaguars,...

  Brandon Bolden – RB – New England Patriots In Bolden’s rookie season, he has 234 yards on 43 attempts and two touchdowns. Bolden was suspended earlier this season for violating the league’s performance-enhancing substance policy.     BenJarvus Green-Elis – RB – Cincinnati Bengals In his first season for the Bengals,...

 Football is something synonymous with Mississippi; really, with the South in general. Families are born and bred by it, friendships are formed by it, and sometimes even broken up by it.   Football, in its essence, is something far more than a game. To explain the use of this term: It is a violent game filled with great risks. Players are injured every day, yet the public...

The Sept. 11 opening of Buffalo Wild Wings, a popular sports bar franchise, brings more than another place to eat and drink in Oxford – the restaurant is bringing jobs as well, according to BWW employee Devin Savage. “There’s about 100 people that work there including servers, hostesses, the kitchen and the bartenders,” Savage said. Savage said...