Posts Tagged ‘SEC’

Charles D. “Chuck” Dunlap named communication director for Southeastern Conference

by MBJ Staff Published: October 25,2013

Tags: Business, Mississippi, SEC, Southeastern Conference, sports

Charles D. “Chuck” Dunlap, a 1999 Mississippi State University communication graduate, is the new communications director for the Southeastern Conference. Associate director of media relations since 2007, Dunlap is a 13-year veteran of the SEC office in downtown Birmingham, Ala. The Louisville native joined the conference as an intern shortly after graduation. Dunlap, who holds […] [...]

MSU adopts commercial tailgating policies

by Clay Chandler Published: August 9,2013

Tags: athletics, football, Mississippi State University, NCAA, SEC, STARKVILLE, tailgating, The Junction, university

A few weeks before football season starts, Mississippi State has unveiled the state’s first set of regulations governing commercial tailgating companies. A school press release said the rules governing commercial tailgating companies — those that erect tailgate set-ups for customers — are designed to manage the industry’s expansion. A committee adopted the policies after studying […] [...]

May 10, 2013 – Ricky Nobile

by Ricky Nobile Published: May 10,2013

Tags: Egg Bowl, Ole Miss, SEC, state

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Finally, an official SEC tailgating cookbook

by Lynn Lofton Published: September 2,2012

Tags: cooking, football, SEC, tailgating

It’s officially football season in Mississippi. In addition to how the teams are going to fare, lots of thoughts turn to food and tailgating. Fans and alumni of the schools of the SEC have raised tailgating to an art form. The editors of Southern Living magazine have produced a beautiful book that not only has […] [...]

Cartoon- June 4, 2012

by Ricky Nobile Published: June 3,2012

Tags: CARTOONS, college athletics, ricky nobile, SEC

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Cartoon – December 12, 2011

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SEC: Investors should be compensated from fund

by Amy McCullough Published: June 17,2011

Tags: investors, ponzi scheme, R. Allen Stanford, SEC

HOUSTON — The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission has said that many investors who lost money in the alleged Ponzi scheme run by jailed Texas financier R. Allen Stanford should be compensated by a special reserve fund mandated by Congress that protects customers of failed brokerage firms. Mississippians had a total of about $391 million […] [...]

Black bear chosen for Ole Miss mascot

by Associated Press Published: October 14,2010

Tags: mascot, Ole Miss, SEC, University of Mississippi

OXFORD – The University of Mississippi’s new mascot is the Rebel Black Bear, replacing Colonel Reb who was removed from the sidelines because he was too reminiscent of the Old South. The announcement came Thursday after a campuswide vote in February and months of polling. The final three choices were a land shark, a bear […] [...]

Game day means millions to SEC schools, states

by Associated Press Published: October 14,2010

Tags: SEC, sports

NASHVILLE, Tenn. – Fans heading to Southeastern Conference football games are hitting the ATM on the way and bringing their credit cards too. Game day in the SEC is big business and the price tag for the experience can be steep. Devoted fans are anteing up, shelling out millions on hotels, parking, clothing, food and […] [...]

‘SHOW ME THE MONEY’

by Clay Chandler Published: August 1,2010

Tags: College Football, compliance, eligibility, SEC, sports agents

College football grasping to keep agents, lure of cash from tainting eligibility of its athletes   The Southeastern Conference’s chaotic kickoff to each football season happens every year in late July at the Wynfrey Hotel in Birmingham. Media Days, the great gathering of SEC royalty, does not require a dramatic story line to whip fans […] [...]

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