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New Look Lineup Paying Off For Howland

So, things happened kind of fast for Ben Howland. On January 3, his team opened SEC play by losing by 10 points to Alabama at home. Then, in a span of three days, his Mississippi State team scored 179 points … Continue reading

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Talent, Development Shine For Schaefer’s No. 5 Bulldogs

This is the best team Vic Schaefer has had at Mississippi State, and sitting at 15-0 after blowing out 11-3 LSU to start SEC play, this might also be the best coaching job of his five years in Starkville. His … Continue reading

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Weatherspoon Dominating, Bulldogs Rolling As SEC Play Nears

Quinndary Weatherspoon has 52 points in his last two games combined. Despite a wrist injury that, for about one week, appeared to have ended his season, the sophomore is averaging 19.1 points per game as his Mississippi State basketball team … Continue reading

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Mullen, MSU Aiming For Momentum In St. Pete

Bowl games are strange in the way that they don’t technically have much meaning or bearing on the individual seasons of the teams involved, but they have the ability to make a world of difference in ways that don’t show … Continue reading

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The A-Train: On The Making, The Legend And The Future Of Aeris Williams

THE MAKING Sitting in his office in the field house at West Point High School last week, Chris Chambless got a call from his wife – Aeris Williams had just walked in the door and Chambless had better finish work … Continue reading

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SEC Commish Sankey Speaks At MSU Graduation, Offers Advice And Shares Experiences

If Greg Sankey ever pens a book on his professional successes, this story – the one he shared as the guest speaker at Mississippi State University’s commencement Friday night – is likely to be his first chapter. It may even … Continue reading

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Cohen Shares Excitement For Bowl, Pride In Academic Success

Stay in school, kids. It pays to have good grades. Or, at the very least, it can get you a trip to south Florida in late December, which is also good. That’s why Mississippi State’s football team, despite its 5-7 … Continue reading

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Future Bulldog Pros Prepare For Windfalls Of Cash

Somewhere near 98 percent of NCAA student-athletes will go pro in something other than sports, or so we’re told. But what about the small percentage of college students who do end up making hundreds of thousands or millions of dollars … Continue reading

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Dominant Egg Bowl Win Establishes New Faces And Stars Of MSU’s Present and Future

I don’t know his name. I don’t know how old he is. I don’t know what he does, how long he’s been married or how he became a fan. In fact, I don’t even know what he looks like. I … Continue reading

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MSU Video Department Makes History With SEC Network Broadcast

In technical terms, Mississippi State’s video department had its landmark first linear broadcast on Wednesday. In every-man speak, MSU’s video department made history through the magic of fiber and expensive equipment on Wednesday night when the MSU-Ole Miss volleyball game … Continue reading

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