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Behind Reid Humphreys multi-faceted success for MSU baseball

This weekend, he batted in the first run, then scored the second, ensuring his Bulldogs a 2-1 victory and clinching the series against Alabama. Last weekend, he took the mound and earned a save, beating LSU in their own stadium … Continue reading

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Dustin James helping MSU on the track, impacting others outside of competition

He could feel the phone constantly vibrating in his pocket, calls coming in wondering where he was and if he was going to come. He couldn’t take the phone out in the middle of the program, but he didn’t need … Continue reading

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Mullen, Howland, Schaefer share message of support and family on Road Dawgs Tour

Throughout each of their preseasons, regular seasons and postseasons, Mississippi State’s coaches live in their own bubble within Bulldog athletics. Preparation, execution and review are their priorities, time spent working on their own team with few free moments to worry … Continue reading

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On the quiet, quick rebuild of MSU tennis as Bulldogs hit postseason play

The No. 33-ranked collegiate tennis player in the country, Mate Cutura, delivered serve after serve on Mississippi State’s tennis courts as he waited for the rest of his teammates to arrive for practice. Behind him, second-year head coach Matt Roberts … Continue reading

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Spring review: How Mullen, MSU will find Prescott’s replacement

Dak Prescott is gone. 38 records, four seasons and literal miles of offense are out the door, only present now in record books and memories. That much we know. What we don’t know: who will be Mississippi State’s next quarterback? … Continue reading

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Mississippi State’s Mullen preaches mental toughness in Boston Marathon preparation

Saturday morning, before most of Starkville had woken up, Dan Mullen had the day’s schedule churning through his head: load up at the Seal Complex, drive over to Davis Wade Stadium for the second of his team’s three spring scrimmages (where … Continue reading

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MSU debuts new projections on back of Davis Wade Stadium video board

If Commissioner Gordon’s bat signal was standard definition, then Mississippi State’s newest projection into the sky is the switch to HD. The most recent addition to the campus skyline isn’t a building, but a 70-by-125-foot HD video feed projected onto … Continue reading

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The untold history of Mississippi State baseball’s uniforms

Mississippi State’s uniforms are among the most classic in college baseball, a collection of seemingly timeless looks. In the millions spent on the design, production and implementation of uniforms on a yearly basis across the country, the maroon and white … Continue reading

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Mullen named to NCAA oversight committee

As a head football coach in the Southeastern Conference, a call from the Commissioner either means something very good has happened, or something very bad has happened.  For Mississippi State’s Dan Mullen this week, the call was for good news.  … Continue reading

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Bulldog golf coaches show off MSU’s new facility ahead of Old Waverly Championship

In the 1930s, West Point, Mississippi was home to, among other things, a local dairy farm on the outskirts of town, complete with a large, wooden and newly-erected barn to serve the land. 80 years later in the same spot, … Continue reading

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