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  1. Top pick Garrett's status cloudy as Browns wrap up minicampRead the original story w/Photo

    May 12, 2017 | WLBT-TV Jackson

    The No. 1 overall draft pick was kept off the field Thursday with a left foot injury that is still being examined.

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  2. Browns rookie Garrett still being evaluated for injuryRead the original story w/Photo

    May 12, 2017 | WLBT-TV Jackson

    The No. 1 overall draft pick was kept off the field Thursday as the team concluded its minicamp.

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  3. Pitt releases Johnson to play at UNC as graduate transferRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 11, 2017 | WLBT-TV Jackson

    Johnson's father, former Pitt player Gil Johnson, said the school notified the family Thursday that it has removed any restrictions for his son to play next year for the reigning national Tar Heels. Pittsburgh had cited an internal policy in trying to require the 6-foot-8 Johnson to sit out a year if he went to another Atlantic Coast Conference school instead of playing right away with two seasons of eligibility.

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  4. The Latest: Warriors lead LeBron, Cavs 67-61 at halftimeRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jun 7 | WLBT-TV Jackson

    The Warriors lead the Cavaliers 67-61 at halftime of Game 3 on Wednesday night. Both teams are shooting over 50 percent from the field in another high-scoring affair.

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  5. The Latest: Thompson, Curry help Warriors take 39-32 leadRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jun 7 | WLBT-TV Jackson

    Golden State hit an NBA Finals record nine 3-pointers in the first quarter to take a 39-32 lead over the Cavaliers in Game 3 on Wednesday night. The shooting barrage comes one game after they hit a finals record 18 from long range in Game 2. Klay Thompson scored 16 points in the quarter and hit 4 of 5 shots from deep.

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  6. Pittsburgh, graduate transfer at odds over move to UNCRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 11, 2017 | WLBT-TV Jackson

    Former Pittsburgh guard Cameron Johnson wants to play immediately at North Carolina as a graduate transfer. The Panthers aren't going along with that plan.

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  7. Changes coming? NBA commissioner wants draft rules amendedRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jun 1 | WLBT-TV Jackson

    Less than a month away from a draft where about 20 players who completed just one year of college will be welcomed into the league, Silver expects the so-called "one-and-done" rule to be modified - somehow - before too long. But in saying that, Silver also acknowledged that even he isn't certain what makes the most sense going forward.

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  8. Kansas' Jackson diversion requires apology, anger classesRead the original story

    May 23, 2017 | WLBT-TV Jackson

    Former Kansas basketball player Josh Jackson must attend anger management classes, write a letter of apology and refrain from using alcohol or recreational drugs for a year as part of a diversion agreement arising from his confrontation with a Jayhawks women's basketball player last year. Jackson, who is leaving Kansas after one season and is expected to be a top pick in next month's NBA draft, had pleaded not guilty to a misdemeanor count of criminal property damage after he argued with McKenzie Calvert on Dec. 9 outside a bar in Lawrence.

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  9. AP Source: WR Josh Gordon's reinstatement denied by NFLRead the original story

    May 11, 2017 | WLBT-TV Jackson

    A person with knowledge of the decision tells The Associated Press that the Cleveland Browns wide receiver has been denied reinstatement by the NFL. The person, speaking Thursday on condition of anonymity because the decision has not been announced publicly, says Gordon can reapply for reinstatement in the fall.

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  10. More Read the original story w/Photo

    May 9, 2017 | WLBT-TV Jackson

    The Lady Tartars punched their ticket to Jackson with a series sweep over Lake High school. After capturing the school's first state championship in 2016, Taylorsville defends its title against Mantachie beginning in Wednesday's game one contest.

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  11. Judge rips USF coach Charlie Strong for behavior of playersRead the original story w/Photo

    May 3, 2017 | WLBT-TV Jackson

    A judge presiding over the first appearance of a South Florida... . This photo made available by the Hillsborough County, Fla., Sheriff's Office shows LaDarrius Divonta Jackson, 22, under arrest, Monday, May 1, 2017.

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  12. USF football player charged with sexual batteryRead the original story w/Photo

    May 1, 2017 | WLBT-TV Jackson

    Florida police have arrested a 22-year-old University of South Florida football player on charges of sexual battery and false imprisonment. In a news release sent Tuesday, USF police said they arrested LaDarrius Divonta Jackson at 10:30 p.m. Monday night.

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  13. AP Source: Larry Bird steps down as Pacers presidentRead the original story

    Apr 28, 2017 | WLBT-TV Jackson

    Larry Bird is stepping down as president of basketball operations for the Indiana Pacers, a stunningly abrupt move by an NBA legend known for making swift decisions. Bird made the call on Friday and general manager Kevin Pritchard will be elevated to take his place, a person with knowledge of the situation told The Associated Press.

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  14. Cleveland OKs last chunk of financing to upgrade Cavs' arenaRead the original story

    Apr 26, 2017 | WLBT-TV Jackson

    Cleveland officials have committed the final chunk of financing for $140 million in upgrades planned at the Cavaliers' home arena. The cost of renovations to the concert and sports venue is being split by the city, the team, Cuyahoga County, and a convention and visitors bureau.

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  15. Sumrall routs Mendenhall to open Class 4A baseball playoffsRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 22, 2017 | WLBT-TV Jackson

    Sophomore Billy Garrity drove in five runs and freshman Seth Mitchell's grand slam keyed a 13-run third inning as Sumrall waylaid visiting Mendenhall High School 24-0 in the opening round of the Class 4A playoffs. "There's been some games where we've had 10-run rules, but it seemed like everybody we put in, got a base hit," Knight said.

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  16. USM receives over $670K for "student-athlete" welfareRead the original story

    Apr 20, 2017 | WLBT-TV Jackson

    The University of Southern Mississippi has received over $670,000 from the NCAA Wednesday to use towards "student-athlete welfare" in the athletic program. The special, one-time $200 million distribution is funded from a liquidation of NCAA Quasi-Endowment.

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  17. USM softball falls to AlabamaRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 19, 2017 | WLBT-TV Jackson

    Kim Crowson started for the Lady Eagles, allowing two runs on six hits in five complete innings. In relief, Jillian Johnson pitched one shutout inning in the top of the sixth.

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  18. Kansas freshman Josh Jackson declares for NBA draftRead the original story

    Apr 17, 2017 | WLBT-TV Jackson

    Josh Jackson declared for the NBA draft on Monday after one of the best freshman seasons in Kansas history, one marked by plenty of highlights on the floor and a few distractions off it. The 6-foot-8 swingman, who is considered a certain lottery pick, was the Big 12 newcomer of the year after averaging 16.3 points and 7.4 rebounds.

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  19. Kansas freshman Josh Jackson says he is entering NBA draftRead the original story

    Apr 17, 2017 | WLBT-TV Jackson

    Jackson, who released a statement on Monday, was the Big 12 Newcomer of the Year after averaging 16.3 points and 7.4 rebounds per game. He helped the Jayhawks to a 31-5 record and a berth in the NCAA Tournament's Elite Eight.

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  20. Biloxi celebrates Jackie Robinson, Biloxi DodgersRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 15, 2017 | WLBT-TV Jackson

    April 15, 1947 was big day for baseball, and a big day for the country. On that day, Jackie Robinson broke the color barrier in professional baseball.

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