COLLEGE STATION, Texas -- The hype entering Saturday's game between top-ranked University of Alabama and No. 15 Texas A&M University revolves around the Crimson Tide's dominate defense and the Aggies' prolific offense.
STARKVILLE -- The question is standard for many student-athletes in Division I programs. But Darriel Gaynor hasn't followed the same path as her peers, so to understand how Gaynor has made it to her senior season at Mississippi State University, it is illuminating to look back at her journey and to see how that trip has shaped her.
STARKVILLE -- It may take a couple of weeks before Mississippi State University men's basketball coach Rick Ray knows what talent he has on his team.
STARKVILLE -- The talent gap between the Mississippi State University and LSU football teams is shrinking, but it isn't happening fast enough for MSU coach Dan Mullen.
Chinwe Okorie plans to come to Starkville to work. That is great news for Vic Schaefer and the Mississippi State University women's basketball program. The next assignment Okorie is expected to complete for MSU will come Wednesday when she signs a National Letter of Intent to join the team for the 2013-14 season.
STARKVILLE -- There was a point last season where Mississippi State player Axel Boasson said he didn't want to work on his golf game.
STARKVILLE -- The bad news continues to roll in for the Mississippi State University men's basketball program and first-year head coach Rick Ray.
STARKVILLE -- The Mississippi State University football program has what is commonly referred to as a two-fold problem this weekend when they face Louisiana State University.
Vic Schaefer and his coaching staff are intent on building the Mississippi State University women's basketball program back into a regular in the NCAA tournament.
STARKVILLE -- Mississippi State University defensive coordinator Chris Wilson laughed Monday when talking about LSU quarterback Zach Mettenberger.
STARKVILLE -- Nobody is suggesting LSU's football players transform into superior human beings when the sun goes down Saturdays at Tiger Stadium.
OXFORD -- The University of Mississippi men's basketball team's Murphy Holloway and Reginald Buckner are two of the most productive frontcourt players in school history.
TUSCALOOSA, Ala. -- Nick Saban doesn't waive his 24-hour celebration rule even after dramatic, last-minute victories that rescue the No. 1 University Alabama football team's hopes for a national title.
TUSCALOOSA, Ala. -- The University of Alabama men's basketball team will have mostly the same players but a significantly different look this season.
NASHVILLE, Tenn. -- Vanderbilt University football coach James Franklin is eager to take his Commodores on the road again. Apparently, his host for the weekend is just as enthusiastic.
STARKVILLE -- Dan Mullen wants everybody who has a passion for Mississippi State University football to know where to point the finger.
STARKVILLE -- Mississippi State University men's basketball coach Rick Ray has said repeatedly his team must work harder and be tougher and smarter than every opponent to consider its performance a success. During brief portions of its exhibition game against William Carey University on Sunday afternoon, MSU accomplished all three of those items. In longer stretches, though, it did none of them, but it still earned an 80-74 victory at Humphrey Coliseum.
BATON ROUGE, La. -- At the University of Alabama, it will go down as a crimson version of "The Drive." For AJ McCarron, it confirmed what the Crimson Tide already knew -- this guy is a heck of a quarterback.
STARKVILLE -- It may have taken another unexpected snowstorm to stop Johnny Manziel and the Texas A&M University football team's offense.
STARKVILLE -- It was clear the Texas A&M University defensive staff watched the beating Mississippi State University quarterback Tyler Russell took last week.
1. Former Bulldogs Brown, Lovelady set for pro ball COLLEGE SPORTS
2. MUW joins United States Collegiate Athletic Association COLLEGE SPORTS
4. Local academy baseball players earn all-state honors HIGH SCHOOL SPORTS