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Rantankerous: 'Jameis Winston micro-theft' is next big thing

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  • Report: FBI probe docs list range of payments to top players

    Report: FBI probe docs list range of payments to top players

    Friday, February 23 2018 10:37 AM EST2018-02-23 15:37:22 GMT
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    Bank records and other expense reports that are part of a federal probe into college basketball list a wide range of impermissible payments from agents to at least two dozen players or their relatives. (Source: NCAA)Bank records and other expense reports that are part of a federal probe into college basketball list a wide range of impermissible payments from agents to at least two dozen players or their relatives. (Source: NCAA)

    Bank records and other expense reports that are part of a federal probe into college basketball list a wide range of impermissible payments from agents to at least two dozen players or their relatives, according to...

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    Bank records and other expense reports that are part of a federal probe into college basketball list a wide range of impermissible payments from agents to at least two dozen players or their relatives, according to documents obtained by Yahoo Sports.

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  • The Latest: S. Carolina pledges cooperation on investigation

    The Latest: S. Carolina pledges cooperation on investigation

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    (AP Photo/Bob Leverone, File). FILE - In this oct. 26, 2016, file photo, North Carolina State NCAA college basketball player Dennis Smith, Jr. answers a question during the Atlantic Coast Conference media day in Charlotte, N.C. Bank records and other e...(AP Photo/Bob Leverone, File). FILE - In this oct. 26, 2016, file photo, North Carolina State NCAA college basketball player Dennis Smith, Jr. answers a question during the Atlantic Coast Conference media day in Charlotte, N.C. Bank records and other e...
    North Carolina State athletic director Debbie Yow says the school in 2012 disassociated itself from a former NBA agent at the center of a federal probe into college basketball corruption.More >>
    North Carolina State athletic director Debbie Yow says the school in 2012 disassociated itself from a former NBA agent at the center of a federal probe into college basketball corruption.More >>
  • NBA setting up hotline to report misconduct, work concerns

    NBA setting up hotline to report misconduct, work concerns

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    (AP Photo/Tony Gutierrez, File). FILE - In this Dec. 14, 2015, file photo, Dallas Mavericks team owner Mark Cuban shouts in the direction of an official during an NBA basketball game against the Phoenix Suns, in Dallas. The Mavericks have hired outside...(AP Photo/Tony Gutierrez, File). FILE - In this Dec. 14, 2015, file photo, Dallas Mavericks team owner Mark Cuban shouts in the direction of an official during an NBA basketball game against the Phoenix Suns, in Dallas. The Mavericks have hired outside...
    The NBA is establishing a confidential hotline for league and team employees to report concerns about misconduct in their workplace, following a Sports Illustrated report that described a hostile environment for...More >>
    The NBA is establishing a confidential hotline for league and team employees to report concerns about misconduct in their workplace, following a Sports Illustrated report that described a hostile environment for women in the Dallas Mavericks organization.More >>

Rantankerous [ran-tank'uhr-us] (adjective) - A combination of rant [to speak in a wild or extravagant manner] and cantankerous [contentious, disagreeable]. The word is the only suitable description for the arguments between Brian "What We Learned" Tynes and George "Hot Reads" Jones.

(RNN) - If you're a Burger King franchise owner in the Florida panhandle, you might want to guard your soda fountain from a certain person who plays quarterback for Florida State.

No, we're not talking about Jameis Winston. Actually, yes, we most definitely are talking about Jameis Winston, whose near run-in with the soda pop cops was too good to pass up for this week's "Weird News" segment.

In other news:

An 11-year-old qualified for the U.S. Women's Open, and George has a serious question - who is going to hold her juice box while she's hitting?

The World Cup begins soon. We find it hard to care about this, but we try.

No one loves Jeff Samardzija - especially not the Cubs, the team he plays for.

Follow us on Twitter: @BNT_RNN and @GJones_RNN.

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  • Police: Viral social media post is no threat to Biloxi

    Police: Viral social media post is no threat to Biloxi

    Friday, February 23 2018 12:53 PM EST2018-02-23 17:53:41 GMT
    Police say a viral social media post is not a threat to Biloxi High. (Source: Twitter)Police say a viral social media post is not a threat to Biloxi High. (Source: Twitter)

    A social media post threatening violence at a high school is sparking fear in people throughout the country, including right here on the Coast but police say the post has no connection to South Mississippi.

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    A social media post threatening violence at a high school is sparking fear in people throughout the country, including right here on the Coast but police say the post has no connection to South Mississippi.

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  • Robin Roberts receives Lifetime Achievement Award

    Robin Roberts receives Lifetime Achievement Award

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    Pass Christian native and host of Good Morning America Robin Roberts will receive the Lifetime Journalism award from the Radio Television Digital News Association. (Source: ABC)Pass Christian native and host of Good Morning America Robin Roberts will receive the Lifetime Journalism award from the Radio Television Digital News Association. (Source: ABC)
    Pass Christian native and host of Good Morning America Robin Roberts will receive the Lifetime Journalism award from the Radio Television Digital News Association. (Source: ABC)Pass Christian native and host of Good Morning America Robin Roberts will receive the Lifetime Journalism award from the Radio Television Digital News Association. (Source: ABC)

    South Mississippi's own Robin Roberts can add another accolade to her list of achievements. The co-anchor of ABC's "Good Morning America" has received the Lifetime Achievement Award from the Radio Television Digital News Foundation.

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    South Mississippi's own Robin Roberts can add another accolade to her list of achievements. The co-anchor of ABC's "Good Morning America" has received the Lifetime Achievement Award from the Radio Television Digital News Foundation.

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  • MS Dept. of Health confirms second pediatric flu death

    MS Dept. of Health confirms second pediatric flu death

    Friday, February 23 2018 11:44 AM EST2018-02-23 16:44:56 GMT
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    The Mississippi State Department of Health reports the second confirmed flu death for the 2017-2018 season.  The death happened in someone from central Mississippi and the victim was younger than 18. 

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    The Mississippi State Department of Health reports the second confirmed flu death for the 2017-2018 season.  The death happened in someone from central Mississippi and the victim was younger than 18. 

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