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AirTran signs Oher as endorser

AirTran Airways, a subsidiary of AirTran Holdings Inc. has signed former Ole Miss and current Baltimore Ravens offensive tackle Michael Oher as an endorser of the airline. He will be featured in advertising across the Baltimore area where AirTran is headquartered. “Michael Oher – a star on and off the field – is a true inspiration that we’re happy to ...

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Whitney Complex renovations complete

LORMAN — Those entering the gymnasium of the Davey L. Whitney complex at Alcorn State University (ASU) last week for the Lady Braves home opener against the Lady Cardinals-Lamar University, walked into a newly upgraded facility. The renovation project started in Sept. 2009 and includes enhancements to the dressing/locker rooms, retractable bucket seating on the lower level, new goals and ...

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StubHub ranks college football ticket values

STARKVILLE — StubHub, the ticket marketplace, has released its ranking of college football teams that offer the best ticket resale for value for the season ahead. Mississippi State University (MSU) ranks sixth on the list at $50. It is the only Mississippi school to make the top 20. StubHub ranked MSU’s Egg Bowl contest against Ole Miss in November as ...

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Sports stars break ground for restaurant

PEARL — The Rankin County Chamber of Commerce and the Pearl Chamber of Commerce recently held a groundbreaking ceremony for Mac and Bones Golf and Grill. Mac and Bones is expected to open in Oct. 2009, and will be located in Pearl across from Ryan’s Family Steak House. The partners in the business include former Ole Miss and New Orleans ...

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SEC, ESPN form Academic Network

Mississippi State University (MSU) and the University of Mississippi (UM) are joining with the 10 other Southeastern Conference (SEC) institutions in the launch of a new SEC Academic Network. A web site designed to promote academic endeavors of SEC universities using ESPN360.com technology, www.secacademicnetwork.com, went live Aug. 21. The Academic Network was established by the SEC, in partnership with ESPN ...

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UM to be featured on 'Gridiron U'

OXFORD — Union Square Sports and Entertainment (USSE) announced it has reached an agreement with TruTV, Granada Productions and University of Mississippi to co-produce a made for television authentic show titled “Gridiron U.” USSE has been contracted by TruTV to develop this show about the personalities and daily occurrences of the Ole Miss football team. Focus will be on the ...

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