HATTIESBURG, Miss. (AP) - While Brett Favre isn't sure what he'll be doing next year, he does know what he'll be doing Friday: Trying to win a Mississippi high school state championship. The three-time NFL Most Valuable Player is the offensive coordinator for Oak Grove High School near his home in Hattiesburg. Oak Grove will try to capture its first state championship when it faces Tupelo.
JACKSON, Miss. (AP) - Mississippi State left guard Gabe Jackson was named the winner of the Conerly Trophy, an award given to Mississippi's top college football player. Jackson beat out five finalists Tuesday night at the Mississippi Sports Hall of Fame and Museum.
NEW ORLEANS (AP) - The Saints are back in New Orleans after a flight delay forced them to spend much of Tuesday in the air instead of starting preparations for Sunday's NFC South clash with the Carolina Panthers. Team officials didn't specify what caused the delay but confirmed the Saints didn't take off until a little after noon EST.
NEW ORLEANS (AP) - The New Orleans Pelicans say Anthony Davis is expected to be sidelined four to six weeks because of his broken left hand. He was diagnosed with a non-displaced fracture of the fifth metacarpal of his left hand.
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