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Cohen, Stricklin discuss Starkville Regional time changes

After opponents, times and television were announced for NCAA Regionals Monday, Mississippi State’s John Cohen had one big question which led to a great many smaller questions: how could his Bulldogs best be in position to win the Starkville Regional? … Continue reading

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SEC Freshman of the Year Jake Magnum shares passion, excitement with MSU teammates

“I’m the opposite of moderate, Immaculately polished with, The spirit of a hustler, And the swagger of a college kid.” – Clifford “T.I.” Harris ————————- Forget about the awards for a minute. Forget about The Ferriss Trophy, the first-team All-SEC, … Continue reading

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Bulldogs left speechless as Mississippi State crowned 2016 SEC Champion

With nearly 10,000 watching in person, and thousands more following online and through televisions across the country, the final pitch crossed the plate. The strike was called, the dugout erupted and the crowd, as they had been waiting to do … Continue reading

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MSU men’s tennis riding hot streak into NCAA Round of 16

There’s getting hot at the right time, and then there’s absolutely dominating at the right time. For Mississippi State’s men’s tennis team, it’s a whole lot of the latter as they’ve shot up the rankings and advanced all the way … Continue reading

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Cam Lawrence on finishing his MSU degree and his wild life in Dallas

Since his last snap in a Mississippi State uniform back in the 2012 Gator Bowl, Cam Lawrence has had quite the eclectic journey, despite living in the same city the whole way through. The spring following his last season at … Continue reading

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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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