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LSU schedules first football games vs Grambling, Southern

BATON ROUGE (AP) — Defending national champion LSU has for the first time scheduled football games with Southern and Grambling State, LSU athletic director Scott ... Read more

10 hours ago by Staff Reports.

Former Auburn football coach Pat Dye dies at 80

College Football Hall of Famer Pat Dye, who took over a downtrodden Auburn football program in 1981 and turned it into a Southeastern Conference power, ... Read more

10 hours ago by Staff Reports.

Sheriff rodeo renamed after late Adams County chief deputy

NATCHEZ — The sounds of the Adams County Sheriff Rodeo that had been scheduled for the weekend of May 15 and 16 were not heard ... Read more

11 hours ago by Patrick Murphy.

How Mississippi State freshman got better during pandemic

STARKVILLE (AP) — Dillon Johnson racked the barbell. Sweat beaded up on his nose and dripped down his forehead. Veins pulsated in his neck and ... Read more

2 days ago by The Associated Press.

MLB players offer 114-game season, no more money cuts

NEW YORK (AP) — Major League Baseball players ignored claims by clubs that they need to take additional pay cuts, instead proposing they receive a ... Read more

2 days ago by The Associated Press.

Norman Puckett Junior Golf championship starts back up

NATCHEZ — The 2020 Norman Puckett Junior Golf Championship will take place on June 13 and June 14 at the Duncan Park Golf Course. Read more

2 days ago by Patrick Jones.

Mississippi, Louisiana football coaches excited to return to football

NATCHEZ — The Mississippi High School Activities Association Executive Committee met on May 21 to consider and implement return to activity guidelines for member schools ... Read more

4 days ago by Patrick Jones.

NCAA offers guidance for bringing athletes back to campus

The NCAA released a long and detailed plan Friday to help schools bring back athletes to campus during a pandemic. Read more

5 days ago by The Associated Press.

MLB teams cut hundreds with minor league season in doubt

NEW YORK (AP) — Major league teams have released hundreds of young players with the minor league season in doubt due to the coronavirus pandemic. Read more

5 days ago by The Associated Press.

Power Five leagues ask Congress for athlete compensation law

The Power Five conference commissioners are asking Congress to move forward with federal legislation regarding compensation for college athletes. Read more

5 days ago by The Associated Press.

Duncan Park Golf Course open for business again

NATCHEZ — Duncan Park Golf Course reopened Thursday under new guidelines due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Read more

6 days ago by Patrick Murphy.

NFL, EA agree to extension of Madden video game franchise

The Madden franchise will continue to be a part of the gaming universe for at least the next six years. Read more

6 days ago by The Associated Press.

Georgia’s Smart: Players will be safer working out on campus

ATLANTA (AP) — As he prepares to welcome his players back to campus, Georgia coach Kirby Smart insisted Thursday that they'll be safer working out ... Read more

6 days ago by The Associated Press.

Sporting goods industry hit or miss during pandemic

GILBERT, Ariz. (AP) — Brian Morris faced a difficult scenario when the coronavirus pandemic started leading to shutdowns across the nation. Read more

7 days ago by The Associated Press.

Former Atlanta Braves catcher dies at 66

ATLANTA (AP) — Former Atlanta catcher Biff Pocoroba, who played in the 1978 All-Star Game and was a backup on the Braves team that won ... Read more

7 days ago by The Associated Press.

AP Source: NFL drops booth official proposal to aid calls

NEW YORK (AP) — The NFL has tabled a proposal for a booth official who would aid calls by using a video feed, a person ... Read more

7 days ago by The Associated Press.

Saints add ex-Steelers linebacker Anthony Chickillo

METAIRIE, La. (AP) — Linebacker Anthony Chickillo has agreed to a contract with the New Orleans Saints after playing the last five seasons with the ... Read more

1 week ago by The Associated Press.

Team catches monster catfish during tourney

NATCHEZ — A team of three men caught an 86.7-pound blue catfish on May 23 on the Mississippi River near Natchez. Read more

1 week ago by Patrick Murphy.

Memorial Day tourney hauls in big fish

NATCHEZ — Lincoln County native Anthony Prather has done a little of everything as an outdoorsman. He’s caught a 13-foot alligator and killed deer and ... Read more

1 week ago by Daily Leader Staff.

Former Ferriday High basketball player achieves dream in college

NATCHEZ — Ever since Dutch Samples was 8 years old, Samples said his goal was to play collegiate basketball. Read more

2 weeks ago by Patrick Murphy.

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