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  • Tulane bounced out of NCAA womens tournament

    March 20, 2015 3:59 PM

    DURHAM, N.C. (AP) - Breanna Richardson scored 15 points and Mississippi State beat Tulane 57-47 on Friday in the first round of the NCAA Tournament. Morgan William added 14 points for the fifth-seeded Bulldogs (27-6). They shot 48 percent in the second half and advanced to a second-round matchup with... more »
  • Mississippi State team plane makes emergency landing

    February 15, 2015 3:02 PM

    ST. LOUIS - A plane carrying the Mississippi State men's basketball team has made an emergency landing in St. Louis after one of the engines failed. The mishap occurred after the Bulldogs defeated the Missouri Tigers 77-74 Saturday in Columbia, Missouri. Mississippi State coach Rick Ray posted on Twitter that... more »
  • Wistful, humorous Romney looks back as he ponders '16

    January 29, 2015 3:25 AM

    STARKVILLE, MS - Mitt Romney still says he's thinking about running for president again in 2016. But he's doing his best not to tip his hand. At Mississippi State University on Wednesday, Romney acted like a candidate when he shook hands and posed for pictures at a local barbecue joint.... more »
  • Lady Tigers edge No. 15 Mississippi St. 71-69 in 2OT

    January 16, 2015 1:55 AM

    STARKVILLE, MS - Danielle Ballard scored 24 points, including the go-ahead bucket in double overtime, and grabbed 10 rebounds to help lift LSU to a 71-69 upset over No. 15 Mississippi State on Thursday night. Raigyne Moncrief contributed 18 points and DaShawn Harden added 13 for LSU (9-8, 3-2 SEC),... more »
  • Bama, FSU, Oregon, Miss St keep playoff rankings

    November 25, 2014 6:37 PM

    The top four teams in the College Football Playoff rankings are unchanged - Alabama, Oregon, Florida State and Mississippi State - heading into a weekend when just about all the contenders are facing challenging rivals. TCU was fifth, Ohio State was sixth and Baylor seventh. The only team in the... more »
  • Only 1 SEC team in latest playoff poll

    November 11, 2014 11:15 PM

    COURTESY AP - Oregon jumps undefeated Florida State and moves into second in the College Football Playoff rankings while TCU takes over the fourth spot. Mississippi State remains No. 1. The Seminoles (9-0) slips to No. 3. Oregon (9-1) moved up after winning at Utah. Alabama is No. 5 and... more »
  • Mississippi State rises to No. 1 in AP Top 25

    October 12, 2014 2:34 PM

    Mississippi State is the new No. 1 in The Associated Press college football poll, replacing Florida State and making the fastest rise to the top spot in the history of the poll. The Bulldogs received 45 first-place votes from the media panel Sunday. Mississippi State beat Auburn 38-23 on Saturday,... more »
  • No. 3 Mississippi State set to host No. 2 Auburn

    October 10, 2014 9:18 AM

    STARKVILLE, MS - It wasn't long ago that the mention of the numbers three and two brought sarcastic jokes and eye rolls from fans of Auburn and Mississippi State. Now, they bring a sense of pride. No. 3 Mississippi State (5-0, 2-0 Southeastern Conference) hosts No. 2 Auburn (5-0, 2-0)... more »
  • LSU working on communication issues Play Video

    September 23, 2014 11:43 PM

    BATON ROUGE - The buzzword among LSU players right now is "communicate," as the Tigers are looking for better communication on the field after several breakdowns led to costly mistakes against Mississippi State last weekend. Tigers head coach Les Miles said on Monday that players took their turns making... more »
  • SEC suspends Mississippi State lineman 1 game check to see if lock exists for regeneration Play Video

    September 23, 2014 3:30 PM

    STARKVILLE, MS - Mississippi State offensive lineman Dillon Day has been suspended one game by the Southeastern Conference for "multiple flagrant and unsportsmanlike acts" during Saturday's 34-29 win over LSU. The league announced the suspension on Tuesday. Day was shown on camera stepping on LSU's Davon Godchaux and Rashard Robinson... more »
  • Brandon Harris sparks late rally, but LSU falls to Mississippi State 34-29 in 4th

    September 20, 2014 8:04 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Brandon Harris threw two late touchdown passes to Malachi Dupre but a Hail Mary on the final play fell short, and Mississippi State upset #8 LSU at home 34-29. Dak Prescott found ways to create, and capitalize, on scoring opportunities as Mississippi State built a 34-16... more »
  • LSU preparing for Dak Prescott

    September 16, 2014 11:54 PM

    BATON ROUGE - As the LSU Tigers prepare for their SEC opener against Mississippi State, the defensive players say Bulldogs quarterback Dak Prescott has their full attention and utmost respect. Prescott is currently 4th in the SEC in yards per game, accounting for 323 yards per game in his... more »
  • Mississippi State tries ending skid vs. No. 8 LSU

    September 16, 2014 11:45 AM

    STARKVILLE, MS - Mississippi State's history against LSU during the past two decades is ugly. The Bulldogs have lost 14 in a row in the series dating back to 1999 and 21 of 22 since the Southeastern Conference split into two divisions in 1992. The dubious stretch has featured a... more »
  • How the West has won

    September 15, 2014 10:11 PM

    BATON ROUGE - The LSU Tigers continue to move up in the rankings, but they've got plenty of company from their division as five teams from the SEC West are currently ranked among the top 10 teams in the country. With Alabama at #3, Auburn at #5, Texas A&M... more »
  • LSU expects Miss. St. to be toughest matchup yet

    September 15, 2014 6:31 PM

    BATON ROUGE - The eighth-ranked LSU Tigers are bracing for what they expect to be their stiffest challenge yet when unbeaten Mississippi State visits Tiger Stadium this weekend. LSU has allowed opposing quarterbacks just a 40 percent completion rate for 94 yards per game. But the Bulldogs have scored at... more »
  • Tigers to meet Mississippi St. in primetime

    September 8, 2014 11:09 AM

    BATON ROUGE - LSU football's Sept. 20 home game against Mississippi State will be televised on ESPN in primetime, according to an announcement by the Southeastern Conference Monday morning. Kickoff is set for 6 p.m. at Tiger Stadium as the Tigers meet the Bulldogs in their first SEC game... more »
  • MSU says it will spend $40 million on stadium

    August 12, 2014 4:43 PM

    STARKVILLE, Ms. - Mississippi State says it will spend $40 million on renovations to its baseball facilities. The plan for Dudy Noble Field, which was released on Tuesday, has a double-tiered grandstand with chair-back seating, an elevated concourse that circles the playing field, improved field lighting, a high-definition video board... more »
  • Best in the West: Defensive Line check to see if lock exists for regeneration Play Video

    July 7, 2014 9:57 PM

    BATON ROUGE - All week long, WBRZ will be looking at the football teams in the SEC West, going position group by position group to determine the best in the west. On the defensive line, the Ole Miss Rebels appear to have one of the best combinations of talent,... more »
  • Baserunning blunder proves costly in LSU softball loss check to see if lock exists for regeneration Play Video

    May 4, 2014 7:13 PM

    BATON ROUGE - The LSU softball team lost 4-3 to Mississippi State on Sunday, but the Tigers should have had at least one more run in their game at Tiger Park. In the bottom of the second inning, with a runner on first, Tammy Wray hit a ball over... more »
  • Bell rings for LSU softball as Tigers beat Bulldogs 6-5

    May 2, 2014 11:03 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Bianka Bell smashed a two-run home run in the 5th inning and the LSU softball team rallied after losing a lead to beat Mississippi State Friday night 6-5. The Tigers built a 4-0 lead before the Bulldogs responded with a five-run 5th inning. The Tigers... more »
  • Bell rings for LSU softball as Tigers beat Bulldogs 6-5

    May 2, 2014 11:03 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Bianka Bell smashed a two-run home run in the 5th inning and the LSU softball team rallied after losing a lead to beat Mississippi State Friday night 6-5. The Tigers built a 4-0 lead before the Bulldogs responded with a five-run 5th inning. The Tigers... more »
  • SEC announces football scheduling format

    April 27, 2014 11:43 PM

    BIRMINGHAM, Ala. - The Southeastern Conference on Sunday announced the format for future football scheduling that is a continuation of the existing format and adds a strength-of-schedule component that requires all schools to play an ACC, Big 12, Big Ten or Pac-12 opponent on an annual basis. The announcement comes... more »
  • LSU romps Mississippi State, 17-4

    April 6, 2014 6:02 PM

    BATON ROUGE - LSU had their best offensive outing of the season, Kyle Bouman gave a solid start, and the Tigers completed the weekend sweep of the Mississippi State Bulldogs with a 17-4 win Sunday afternoon. The bats accounted for 17 runs on 20 hits for the day, including... more »
  • LSU baseball gets series win vs. Mississippi State with 2-1 win

    April 5, 2014 11:52 PM

    BATON ROUGE - The LSU baseball team got another strong outing from freshman pitcher Jared Poche' and the Tigers won a heated game 2-1 on Saturday that clinched a series win over Mississippi State. Poche' struck out 6 in 6 innings and the Tigers scored 2 in the bottom... more »
  • Texas A&M downs Mississippi St 72-52

    February 5, 2014 10:14 PM

    COLLEGE STATION, Tx. - Texas A&M snapped a five-game losing streak with a 72-52 victory over Mississippi State on Wednesday night before 4,626 fans in Reed Arena. Jamal Jones led the Aggies with 20 points and fellow forward Kourtney Roberson followed with 14. The Aggies (13-9, 4-5 SEC) and Bulldogs... more »
  • SEC fines 4 schools for breaking league rules

    December 20, 2013 6:46 PM

    BIRMINGHAM, Al. - The Southeastern Conference fined four schools a combined $60,000 for violating league policies during the football season. Mississippi State and Mississippi were the hardest hit, with each school receiving a $25,000 fine. Mississippi State was fined for violating the league's artificial noisemaker policy a second time. The... more »
  • LSU looks to rebound at Mississippi State

    October 4, 2013 9:52 AM

    STARKVILLE, Miss. - Mississippi State coach Dan Mullen says figuring out a way to stop LSU's offense is harder than ever. That's because Tigers' quarterback Zach Mettenberger has developed into one of the Southeastern Conference's best, throwing for 1,398 yards, 13 touchdowns and just one interception this season. ... more »
  • Rea doubles in MSU's 5-4 win over Beavers at CWS

    June 15, 2013 5:48 PM

    OMAHA, Neb. - Mississippi State took the lead on Wes Rea's two-run double in the eighth inning, closer Jonathan Holder turned back two Oregon State threats, and the Bulldogs beat the Beavers 5-4 on Saturday in the opening game of the College World Series. The Bulldogs (49-18) advanced to a... more »
  • NCAA penalizes MSU for recruiting violations

    June 7, 2013 10:42 AM

    STARKVILLE, MS - The NCAA has put Mississippi State's football program on probation for two years and cut two scholarships for the upcoming year for infractions that included recruiting violations. Former assistant coach Angelo Mirando, who resigned on Aug. 19 just days before the school announced the NCAA's investigation, was... more »
  • Missouri blasts Mississippi St, 78-36

    February 13, 2013 10:04 PM

    STARKVILLE, Miss. - Keion Bell scored 24 points, Jabari Brown added 20 and Missouri easily defeated Mississippi State 78-36 on Wednesday night. Missouri (18-6, 7-4 Southeastern Conference) jumped out to a 14-0 lead in the opening minutes and led 34-10 by halftime. It took Mississippi State (7-16, 2-9) more than... more »
  • LSU faces Miss. St. Saturday

    February 1, 2013 11:25 AM

    BATON ROUGE- The LSU men's basketball team, off its biggest win of the season over No. 17 Missouri Wednesday, now tries to take that same intensity on the road Saturday when the Tigers face the Mississippi State Bulldogs at Humphrey Coliseum. LSU is 11-7 overall and 2-5 in the league... more »
  • No. 21 Northwestern ends drought in Gator Bowl

    January 1, 2013 2:54 PM

    JACKSONVILLE, Fla. - Behind huge interceptions early and late, No. 21 Northwestern beat Mississippi State 34-20 in the Gator Bowl on Tuesday and snapped college football's longest postseason losing streak. The Wildcats (10-3) won their first bowl game since 1949, snapping a nine-game losing streak that was tied for the... more »
  • No. 25 Mississippi State's passing game improved

    November 22, 2012 10:15 AM

    STARKVILLE, Miss. - Quarterback Tyler Russell and receiver Chad Bumphis have given Mississippi State a passing offense never seen before in program history. The Bulldogs have earned a ground-bound reputation over the years - producing NFL-quality backs like Anthony Dixon and Vick Ballard - but haven't been particularly effective... more »
  • Ole Miss cracking down on cowbells

    November 21, 2012 10:31 AM

    OXFORD, Miss. - The University of Mississippi doesn't want to see any cowbells at Vaught-Hemingway Stadium during the Egg Bowl on Saturday. The school sent out a statement saying that cowbells are "strictly prohibited" from the stadium during the annual football game between Ole Miss and Mississippi State, citing... more »
  • Tigers, Bulldogs still seek major bowl credibility

    November 9, 2012 10:01 AM

    BATON ROUGE - No. 9 LSU and No. 23 Mississippi State meet at a time when both are trying to move past missing out on the Southeastern Conference title. Still, there is plenty at stake when they meet Saturday night in Tiger Stadium. LSU quarterback Zach Mettenberger says... more »
  • Tigers fall to Miss. State, 3-2

    May 23, 2012 4:02 PM

    HOOVER, Ala. - LSU fell to Mississippi State today in the opening rounds of the SEC tournament in Alabama. The Tigers tied the game at 2 in the bottom of the fifth inning. Then in the sixth, Demarcus Henderson hit an RBI single to give the Bulldogs the lead.... more »
  • 3rd suspect arrested in MSU shooting

    March 27, 2012 3:01 PM

    STARKVILLE, Miss. - A third suspect in the shooting death of a Mississippi State University student has been arrested in Florida. Mississippi Department of Public Safety spokesman Warren Strain says Trent Crump turned himself into authorities near Gainesville, Fla., on Tuesday. Strain says investigators with the Mississippi Bureau of Investigation... more »
  • LSU takes on Mississippi State

    March 16, 2012 9:09 AM

    No. 10 LSU (14-3) begins Southeastern Conference action this weekend as the Tigers play host to No. 21 Mississippi State (14-5) in a three-game series in Alex Box Stadium. Game 1 of the series is set for 7 p.m. Friday, Game 2 begins at 6 p.m. Saturday, and first pitch... more »
  • Southeastern defeats Mississippi State

    March 15, 2012 8:55 AM

    Southeastern Louisiana jumped on No. 21-ranked Mississippi State for a pair of first-inning runs Wednesday night, as the Lions completed a two-game sweep of the Bulldogs with a 5-1 victory. With the win, the Lions have now taken five in-a-row from Mississippi State. SLU travels face Texas A&M-Corpus Christi in... more »
  • No. 1 Kentucky beats Mississippi State

    February 22, 2012 9:04 AM

    Michael Kidd-Gilchrist scored 18 points, Anthony Davis added 13 points and 11 rebounds and No. 1 Kentucky rallied to beat Mississippi State 73-64 Tuesday night. The Wildcats (27-1, 13-0 Southeastern Conference) trailed 41-28 at halftime, but slowly climbed back to take their first lead at 63-62 with 4:11 remaining on... more »
  • Tigers beat top 25 Mississippi State

    February 15, 2012 8:53 AM

    BATON ROUGE- The LSU Tiger basketball team beat a Top 25 team for the second time this season, and they did it in dramatic fashion. Anthony Hickey hit a driving floater in the paint in the final seconds of overtime, lifting LSU to a 69-67 victory over Mississippi State on... more »
  • Tigers take on Mississippi State bulldogs tonight

    February 14, 2012 8:56 AM

    The LSU Tiger basketball team will host the Mississippi St. Bulldogs tonight in the Maravich Center at 8pm. The Tigers are looking to win back-to-back SEC games for the first time this season, after dispatching Alabama over the weekend. LSU is 4-6 in conference play and the Bulldogs are 6-4.... more »
  • SEC honors Wilson as offensive player of the week

    November 21, 2011 12:43 PM

    BIRMINGHAM, Ala. - Arkansas quarterback Tyler Wilson is Southeastern Conference offensive player of the week. Wilson completed a school-record 32 passes for 365 yards and three touchdowns against Mississippi State. LSU defensive back Ron Brooks and Kentucky Danny Trevathan shared defensive honors, while Georgia kicker Blair Walsh is... more »
  • No. 25 Mississippi State eyes upset over No, 3 LSU

    September 14, 2011 12:30 PM

    STARKVILLE, Miss. - There is little doubt Mississippi State's football program has improved tremendously during coach Dan Mullen's two-plus years. A punch line in the Southeastern Conference just three years ago, the Bulldogs have been nationally ranked nine straight weeks, the first such streak since 1999. But one... more »
  • VIDEO: Auburn eagle doing well after luxury box crash

    September 14, 2011 10:57 AM

    AUBURN, Ala. - The director of an Alabama raptor center says Auburn University's beloved eagle mascot, Spirit, is doing fine after crashing into a stadium luxury box in front of thousands of fans. Jamie Bellah, director of AU's Southeastern Raptor Center, tells The Opelika-Auburn News he's not sure why... more »
  • SEC honors Ballard, Mathieu, Adams

    September 5, 2011 12:26 PM

    BIRMINGHAM, Ala. - Mississippi State running back Vick Ballard, LSU cornerback Tyrann Mathieu and Arkansas return man Joe Adams are Southeastern Conference players of the week. Ballard rushed for a career-high 166 yards and three touchdowns at Memphis. Mathieu led LSU with 10 tackles and scored on a... more »
  • Dykes: La. Tech is improved, but has a tough road

    August 12, 2011 1:07 PM

    RUSTON, La. - With 13 starters and 42 lettermen back from a team that barely missed bowl eligibility in 2010, second-year head coach Sonny Dykes expects Louisiana Tech to be better this season. However, Dykes says it remains to be seen whether his team's improvement will be reflected in... more »
  • Snow keeps Ark., LSU hoops squads in Mississippi

    February 10, 2011 12:31 PM

    FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. - Winter weather across the South has kept a pair of Southeastern Conference basketball teams on the road longer than planned. Both Arkansas and LSU stayed in Mississippi following games Wednesday night. The Razorbacks, who lost 67-56 at Mississippi State, stayed because of heavy snow in... more »
  • Mississippi State players fight in stands

    December 24, 2010 2:15 PM

    HONOLULU - Two players from Mississippi State's basketball team fought in the stands Thursday night between games at the Diamond Head Classic. Sophomore forward Renardo Sidney and junior forward Elgin Bailey got into the altercation about 10 minutes before the tipoff of the game between tournament host Hawaii and Utah... more »
  • Mullen says he has no plans to leave Mississippi State

    December 9, 2010 10:41 PM

    JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (AP) - Mississippi State coach Dan Mullen says he hasn't been contacted by anyone about another coaching job and has "no plans on going anywhere." Mullen acknowledges all the speculation about replacing Urban Meyer at Florida or Randy Shannon at Miami is flattering, but adds that it's also... more »
  • Rogers: Newton wanted cash for son to sign at MSU

    November 11, 2010 10:09 PM

    A former Mississippi State player who worked with agents says Cecil Newton told him it would take anywhere from $100,000 to $180,000 for his son, Cam, to sign a scholarship with Mississippi State. Kenny Rogers told ESPN radio in Dallas on Thursday that when he and Cecil Newton met... more »
  • SEC honors Newton, Lester and Peterson

    September 27, 2010 12:29 PM

    The Southeastern Conference named Auburn quarterback Cam Newton, Alabama safety Robert Lester and LSU cornerback/return man Patrick Peterson players of the week. Newton passed for 158 yards and ran for 176, accounting for five touchdowns in a win over South Carolina. Lester had two interceptions and seven tackles... more »
  • LSU's Peterson to play against Mountaineers

    September 23, 2010 1:16 PM

    LSU tight end Deangelo Peterson suffered a foot injury days before the Tigers faced North Carolina in the Sept. 4 season opener. It appears Peterson, after sitting out the first three games, will finally have his time to shine. LSU coach Les Miles said Wednesday that Peterson is... more »
  • Tigers get SEC honors after dominating win over MSU

    September 20, 2010 10:37 AM

    Two LSU Tigers earned weekly SEC honors, following LSU's dominating 29-7 win over Mississippi State. Josh Jasper kicked an LSU record five field goals, including one from 51 yards, and was named SEC Special Teams Player of the Week. Defensive Tackle Drake Nevis was named Defensive Lineman of... more »
  • Parking/Post-Game Traffic map for LSU vs Miss St. game

    September 17, 2010 5:09 PM

    Click Here To View The Parking Map Parking map courtesy of LSU police for the school's football game against Mississippi State on Setpember 18. more »
  • Jordan Jefferson looks to bounce back vs Mississippi State

    September 17, 2010 12:33 PM

    Jordan Jefferson has been waiting all week for a shot at redemption. That may seem odd for a quarterback on a 2-0, 15th-ranked team coming off a 24-point road win. But at Vanderbilt last weekend, LSU rolled to a 27-3 triumph even as Jefferson labored through one of... more »
  • LSU's defense thriving on youth movement

    September 15, 2010 1:27 PM

    Dominant defense won LSU national titles twice in the past decade. That wasn't expected to be the case this season with new starters at seven spots. Yet even as No. 15 LSU's offense struggles to find its rhythm, the Tigers' youthful defense is making big plays to win... more »
  • LSU single-game tickets go on sale Saturday

    August 24, 2010 1:02 PM

    Single-game tickets for LSU home football games against Mississippi State, McNeese State and Louisiana-Monroe will go on sale to the general public Saturday. In addition, the LSU Ticket Office announced that a limited number of three-game mini-plans will also be available to the general public. The games in... more »
  • Tide picked to beat Florida for SEC, LSU 4th in the west

    July 23, 2010 11:14 AM

    Defending national champion Alabama is the overwhelming pick to beat Florida in the Southeastern Conference championship game. Both teams were picked to meet for the title for the third consecutive year in balloting by reporters who cover the league at SEC media days. Florida got 153 of 176 first-place votes... more »
  • BP Announces $25M in university research grants

    June 16, 2010 5:22 AM

    BP PLC announces $25 million in research grants to study the effects of the Gulf of Mexico oil spill and response. It says the first studies will get baseline data about the distribution, composition and ecological interactions of oil and dispersant. The grants are the first in a $500 million... more »
  • Unbeaten SLU nationally ranked

    March 2, 2010 10:20 AM

    After recording a three-game sweep at Mississippi State last weekend, the Southeastern Louisiana University baseball team entered the national rankings for the first time in school history as the Lions were ranked No. 29 in the Collegiate Baseball poll. Southeastern (7-0) earned its first-ever sweep of an SEC opponent... more »
  • LSU up 16-14 over Mississippi State at halftime

    September 26, 2009 1:02 PM

    Update: LSU leads Mississippi State 16-14 at the half. Late in the second quarter Drake Nevis recovered a fumble setting up a 22 yard Josh Jasper field goal. LSU coach Les Miles said he is not satisfied with the running game so far, but looks to improve on it... more »
  • New study says more hurricanes are hitting, but not as strong

    September 24, 2009 5:29 AM

    A new study by researchers at Clemson University and Mississippi State said that between 1851 and 2008 the number of hurricanes in the North Atlantic increased, but the severity of the storms has not. Their conclusions were based on statistical analysis and available records and they contradicted research that... more »
  • Tigers prepare for SEC road Trip

    September 23, 2009 11:21 PM

    The LSU Tiger football team was forced indoors by Mother Nature, but the work didn't take a break. Les Miles and his Tigers finished their final day of hard work at practice in preparation for the Mississippi State Bulldogs. "Today was a good practice," LSU coach Les Miles said.... more »
  • LSU opens as favorite over Mississippi State

    September 21, 2009 9:17 AM

    LSU opened as a 14-point favorite over Mississippi State for their SEC showdown Saturday morning in Starkville. LSU, 3-0 on the season, jumped to number 7 in both the Associated Press and USA Today Top 25 College Football polls, following the Tigers' 31-3 win Saturday night over Louisiana-Lafayette. MIssissippi... more »

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