Here is the latest Mississippi sports news from The Associated Press
NEW ORLEANS (AP) — An email mentioning a $5,000 pledge toward an implied bounty on Green Bay quarterback Aaron Rodgers has become another point of contention between accused players and the way the NFL has portrayed evidence in its investigation of the New Orleans Saints. The email was written from prison by marketing agent Mike Ornstein, who once represented Reggie Bush.
LOS ANGELES (AP) — The Memphis Grizzlies are hoping they can play well enough for one more home game against the Los Angeles Clippers. The Grizzlies trail the best-of-seven series 3-2 but can force a decisive game with a win on Friday night in Los Angeles. If the Grizzlies win, Game 7 would be Sunday in Memphis.
CONCORD, N.C. (AP) — Danica Patrick isn't sure if NASCAR will penalize her for wrecking Sam Hornish Jr. at Talladega. Patrick was angry after Hornish ran her up the track on the last lap of the Nationwide Series race. She insists she did not mean to wreck Hornish.
HARTSVILLE, S.C. (AP) — Dale Earnhardt Jr. says he's gone faster at every track he's raced at this season — and he's certain Darlington Raceway won't be any different. Earnhardt will try for his first Sprint Cup victory at the Southern 500 on Saturday night.