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NCAA settles head injury suit, will change rules

CHICAGO (AP) — The NCAA agreed Tuesday to settle a class-action head injury lawsuit by creating a $70 million fund to diagnose thousands of current and former college athletes to determine if they suffered brain trauma playing football, hockey, soccer and other contact sports. (July 29, 2014, Page 6)

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    Rebels on board with SEC’s move toward autonomy

    The push for autonomy in the Southeastern Conference is alive and well, and Ole Miss’ football players and coaches are backing the move. (July 21, 2014, Page 6)

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      Letters to the Editor

      Jim Shollenberger writes to say that, from his point of view, the scathing criticism of Ole Miss Athletic Director Pete Boone doesn’t make a lot of sense. (October 19, 2011, Page 4)

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        Brunetti cleared to play in 2011

        The NCAA has approved a waiver request for Ole Miss quarterback Barry Brunetti to compete in the 2011 season, the school learned on Monday. The sophomore has three years of eligibility remaining.

        (more…) (April 26, 2011, Page 6)

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          BLOG: Campbell crowned NCAA punting champion

          Ole Miss sophomore Tyler Campbell finished the 2010 season as the NCAA punting champion besting 93 other kickers in the nation with a 46.37-yard average. (more…) (January 12, 2011)

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            Vaught, Bryant meet for the first time as head coaches in 1947

            The Homecoming game on Sept. 20, 1947, would be the first time Ole Miss football coach John H. Vaught and Kentucky coach Paul “Bear” Bryant would meet as head coaches. Over the next 25 seasons, they would meet again and again as head coaches in the SEC. Oxford and Ole Miss historian Jack Lamar Mayfield takes a closer look at that 1947 game. (October 1, 2010, Page 2B)

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              Five to be inducted into the M-Club Hall of Fame

              Some athletes have passed through the halls of Ole Miss whose names will never be forgotten. Some of those unforgettable faces were the best of the best here at Ole Miss, and each year they are honored for their dedication to their sport and their school by being inducted into the M-Club Hall of Fame.

              This season, Deuce McAllister, Ansu Sesay, David Dellucci, Yolanda Moore and Jerry Montgomery are the five memorable individuals selected to be inducted into the M-Club Hall of Fame. Bobby Bailess is this year’s recipient of the M-Club Service Award. (September 24, 2010, Page 1B)

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                What’s going on with Masoli, UM and the NCAA?

                The breaking news that the NCAA had denied a waiver request that would have allowed transfer quarterback Jeremiah Masoli to play for Ole Miss this fall was so hot that it ended up locking up The Oxford EAGLE web site for a time because of all the hits. More questions and comments have followed since Tuesday’s new, and Editor Don Whitten gives some answers and comments of his own about the situation. (September 1, 2010, Page 4)

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