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Posted on May 13, 2014 at 4:06 AM

JONESBORO, Ark. (AP) — Arkansas State is set to host Mississippi in college baseball in Jonesboro. The Red Wolves and Ole Miss are to play Tuesday at Tomlinson/Kell Stadium on the ASU campus starting at 6:30 p.m.

JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — Mississippi pitcher Chris Ellis and Mississippi State pitcher Ross Mitchell are two of the five finalists for this year's C Spire Ferriss Trophy. The award, which is given by the Mississippi Sports Hall of Fame and Museum, goes to the best college baseball player in Mississippi.

METAIRIE, La. (AP) — The Saints say owner Tom Benson is recovering from minor knee surgery to repair a torn medial meniscus, but is still expected to attend NFL owners meetings later this month. The upcoming owners meetings in Atlanta are critical for Benson and the Saints, who are leading a big push for New Orleans to host the 2018 Super Bowl.

METAIRIE, La. (AP) — The New Orleans Saints have agreed to contract terms with 17 undrafted free agents, who'll join the club's six draft picks and selected try out players at rookie camp this weekend. The newly added rookies include Rutgers receiver Brandon Coleman and Grand Valley State center Matthew Armstrong.

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