Mississippi Gov. Tate Reeves on Tuesday signed a bill to retire the last state flag in the U.S. with the Confederate battle emblem following widespread, increased pressure as protests against racial injustice have focused attention on Confederate symbols.
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Mississippi lawmakers voted Sunday to retire the Confederate battle emblem from its state flag, following widespread, increased pressure that came in part from the world of sports.
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Chris Robison threw for three touchdowns as Florida Atlantic beat Southern Mississippi 34-17 on Saturday to clinch the Conference USA East Division title.
Ty Storey threw two touchdown passes, Jacquez Sloan ran for a score and Western Kentucky cashed in on turnovers to beat Southern Mississippi 28-10 on Saturday.
Jack Abraham threw for 290 yards and two touchdowns, De’Michael Harris had 121 yards rushing and two TDs, and Southern Miss beat UTSA 36-17 on Saturday night.
Andrew Stein kicked three field goals, DQ Thomas returned an interception 55 yards for a touchdown and Southern Mississippi shut down UAB 37-2 on Saturday.
Kevin Perkins ran for his first two touchdowns as a Golden Eagle and the Southern Miss defense smothered Rice 20-6 on Saturday.