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Manning family establishes health care initiative at UMMC

JACKSON — Archie and Olivia Manning have launched a campaign to boost the University of Mississippi Medical Center’s commitment to improving the health of the state’s residents. With the launch of the Manning Family Fund for a Healthier Mississippi, the state’s “First Family of Football” has loaned its celebrated name to the cause of bettering the lives of all Mississippians. ...

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Rube Award for lifetime achievement going to Archie Manning

JACKSON — Archie Manning has been chosen to receive The Rube Award for his lifetime of contributions to sports in the Magnolia State. Manning follows Boo Ferriss and Ben Puckett as recipients of The Rube, which is named for the late Michael Rubenstein, long-time TV sportscaster and executive director of the Mississippi Sports Hall of Fame and Museum. The presentation ...

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(VIDEO) Mannings go viral with DirecTV rap video

Bromance has been redefined. Denver Broncos and New York Giants quarterback brothers Peyton and Eli Manning have teamed up to promote DirecTV’s Sunday Ticket NFL mobile plan in a video that has the Internet buzzing. Dressed as rappers and with their own backup dancers, the Mannings extol the virtues of “Football On Your Phone.” There’s even a cameo of dad Archie ...

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Area sports bars brace for Super Sunday

There have been unconfirmed reports from around Mississippi the past two weeks that pigs have flown and hell has frozen over. Why, you may ask? The New Orleans Saints are in the Super Bowl, of course. “I cannot believe I have lived long enough to see the Saints in a Super Bowl,” said 55-year old Clinton resident Mike Jefcoat, who’s ...

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