Here is the latest Mississippi sports news from The Associated Press
METAIRIE, La. (AP) — Drew Brees accepts the notion that he's trying to bounce back from an off year — at least by his own lofty standards. Brees' 63 percent completion rate in 2012 was his worst in seven seasons with New Orleans. It represented a sharp drop from the NFL record of 71.2 percent he set in 2011.
STARKVILLE, Miss. (AP) —There are new rules for commercial tailgating companies that set up in areas traditionally used by Mississippi State University fans. Such companies are paid by fans to set up their tailgating areas. A fee system for commercial tailgating companies will be in place for the 2014 season.
FORT WAYNE, Ind. (AP) — Lakareber Abe has moved into position to become the first black female player to win a U.S. Golf Association individual championship. She won two matches yesterday to advance to the 36-hole final in the U.S. Girls' Junior Championship.
TRUCKEE, Calif. (AP) — Scottie Scheffler and Davis Riley won quarterfinal and semifinal matches Friday at Martis Camp Club to advance to the 36-hole final in the U.S. Junior Amateur. The 17-year-old Scheffler won three matches yesterday.