TULSA, Okla. â€“ Several Bulldogs fell just short of advancing to qualifying play on Sunday at the ITA All-American Championships, as the Mississippi State men's tennis squad closed out pre-qualifying action.
KNOXVILLE, Tenn. â€“ Mississippi State was unable to overcome a hot Sunday afternoon and having to play down a player for nearly 80 minutes as Tennessee claimed a 4-0 win at Regal Stadium in Knoxville.
FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. â€“ Unable to overcome a solid hitting effort by the Arkansas Razorbacks (8-7, 2-0 SEC), the Mississippi State volleyball Bulldogs (5-12, 0-2 SEC) dropped a 3-0 decision Sunday afternoon at Arkansas' Barnhill Arena.
STARKVILLE, Miss. â€“ The 4-0 Mississippi State football team moved up in the national polls Sunday following an open date as the Bulldogs climbed to No. 12 in the Associated Press Top 25 and No. 14 in the USA Today Coaches poll.
The effects of an employee's attempted suicide and alleged sabotage of the Illinois air traffic control center where he worked stretched into a another day with hundreds of flights to and from the Chicago area canceled.
James Traficant Jr., who railed against government agencies while serving as a wild-haired, maverick congressman from Ohio, died Saturday after being critically injured in a tractor accident on his farm. Traficant was 73.