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No. 25 Mississippi State will lean on defense vs Arkansas

Nov. 16, 2018 7:18 PM EST

STARKVILLE, Miss. (AP) — Mississippi State's season hasn't gone exactly as planned with the Bulldogs well out of the Southeastern Conference Western Division race. There are some obvious reasons for the team's losses, but it's hard to put any blame on the defense. Mississippi State has played some of the...

The Latest: GOP senator hits challenger over lobbying work

Nov. 16, 2018 6:16 PM EST

JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — The Latest on a U.S. Senate special election runoff in Mississippi (all times local): 5:10 p.m. As Mississippi's U.S. Senate race intensifies, Republicans are slamming Democrat Mike Espy's lobbying work for an African leader who was later charged with crimes against humanity....

Vanderbilt, Ole Miss pushing to end season with victories

Nov. 16, 2018 8:06 AM EST

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — The Vanderbilt Commodores have no time left to lament the four games that have slipped through their grasp because they couldn't make the play to finish off a victory. With two games remaining, the Commodores must win out if they want to play in a bowl for the second time in three...

Senator spoke of 'difficult' voting for liberals in video

Nov. 16, 2018 12:40 AM EST

JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — A Republican U.S. senator from Mississippi is shown in a new video talking about "liberal folks" and making it "just a little more difficult" for them to vote. A campaign spokeswoman for Sen. Cindy Hyde-Smith criticized the video, saying the senator was joking. The brief clip appeared...

Utah pulls away from Mississippi Valley State for 98-63 win

Nov. 15, 2018 11:29 PM EST

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Youth and inexperience led to inconsistency for Utah on both ends of the court in the team's first two games. Now the Utes seem to be turning a corner. Utah built a sustained rhythm on offense and defense for the better part of 40 minutes in a 98-63 victory over Mississippi Valley...

Howard leads No. 6 Mississippi St past Lamar 104-53

Nov. 15, 2018 11:27 PM EST

STARKVILLE, Miss. (AP) — Vic Schaefer takes pride in having an offense that protects the basketball and by the first media timeout on Thursday night he had already shed his jacket in frustration. No. 6 Mississippi State would recover from its slow start to blow past Lamar 104-53 in nonconference action at...

Snowstorm slows evening commute in New York City

Nov. 15, 2018 11:22 PM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — The first snowstorm of the season to hit the New York City area brought several inches of snow, slowing Thursday's evening commute to a crawl, after contributing to at least seven deaths as it swept across the country. From St. Louis to the South and into the Northeast, snow, freezing rain,...

The Latest: Sprawling wintry weather reaches New York City

Nov. 15, 2018 11:00 PM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — The Latest on wintry weather hitting the U.S. (all times local): 10:40 p.m. The first snowstorm of the season to hit the New York City area brought several inches of snow, slowing Thursday's evening commute to a crawl, after contributing to at least seven deaths as it swept across the...

Video: GOP senator spoke of 'difficult' voting for liberals

Nov. 15, 2018 9:14 PM EST

JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — A Republican U.S. senator from Mississippi is shown in a new video talking about "liberal folks" and making it "just a little more difficult" for them to vote. A campaign spokeswoman for Sen. Cindy Hyde-Smith criticized the video, saying the senator was joking. The brief clip appeared...

The Latest: Video: Senator talks on making voting difficult

Nov. 15, 2018 7:50 PM EST

JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — The Latest on a U.S. Senate special election runoff in Mississippi (all times local): 6:15 p.m. A newly released video shows a Republican U.S. senator talking about "liberal folks" and making it "just a little more difficult" for them to vote. The clip of Sen. Cindy Hyde-Smith of...