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Former MSU football player Davison part of concussion lawsuit

Posted yesterday in College Sports

STARKVILLE -- Henry Davison, finally home after a week in the hospital, just wanted tea after breakfast. He put the tea on the stove and went upstairs to rest while it brewed.

 

 

Lawsuit aimed at promoting better safety, care for football players

Posted yesterday in College Sports

STARKVILLE -- The movement combating the impact of playing football first struck the NCAA in 2011. Under the terms of the initial proposed settlement in July 2014, the NCAA agreed to set aside $70 million for medical monitoring and research to settle federal lawsuits filed by former student-athletes who accused the governing body of college sports of ignoring a widespread concussion problem.

 

 

Concussion lawsuit primer

Posted yesterday in College Sports

STARKVILLE -- The wave of activism for safer football was inspired by tragedy.

 

 

MSU's Fitzgerald on watch lists for two awards

Posted yesterday in College Sports

STARKVILLE -- Mississippi State senior quarterback Nick Fitzgerald was selected to watch lists for the Manning Award and Johnny Unitas Golden Arm Award on Thursday.

 

 

Walk-through metal detectors will be used at Davis Wade Stadium

Posted yesterday in College Sports

STARKVILLE -- Walk-through metal detectors will be implemented at all gates of Mississippi State's Davis Wade Stadium on football game days beginning Sept. 1.

 

 

Carter helps MSU women finish 3-0 on trip to Italy

Posted yesterday in College Sports

COMO, Italy -- Jessika Carter scored 18 points and had 14 rebounds Thursday to lead the Mississippi State women's basketball team to a 96-59 victory against German team International Select.

 

EMCC football team earns preseason No. 1 ranking

Posted 8/16/2018 in College Sports

Typically, coaches like to stress a team's final ranking is more important than its preseason positioning. The numbers are frequently the same for the East Mississippi Community College football team.

 

Moorhead wants offense, linemen to be versatile

Posted 8/16/2018 in College Sports

STARKVILLE -- One of the Joe Moorhead offense's primary tenants is it does whatever a defense allows it to. Moorhead's offense might use spread and zone concepts, which are most popular in his system, to accomplish its goals, but if given the opportunity, it will gash defenses with more traditional concepts such as pulling offensive linemen.

 

MSU soccer looks to carry strong mentality into season opener

Posted 8/14/2018 in College Sports

STARKVILLE -- Tom Anagnost isn't speaking in code when he uses words like "strong mentality."

Akins wants to be key part of EMCC's defense

Posted 8/14/2018 in College Sports

SCOOBA -- Football is moving fast these days for former Starkville High School standout Jaquez Akins.

 

McCowan, Bibby lead MSU women to win in second game in Italy

Posted 8/14/2018 in College Sports

FLORENCE, Italy -- Teaira McCowan had 23 points and 15 rebounds Monday afternoon to lead the Mississippi State women's basketball team to a 72-49 victory against German professional team TK Hannover 72-49 in its second game of its 10-day trip.

 

Alabama's Gillman wins second amateur title

Posted 8/13/2018 in College Sports

KINGSTON SPRINGS, Tenn. -- Kristen Gillman won the U.S. Women's Amateur for the second time Sunday, beating Alabama teammate Jiwon Jeon 7 and 6 in the 36-hole final at The Golf Club of Tennessee.

Simmons, Sweat among nation's best on defensive line

Posted 8/11/2018 in College Sports

STARKVILLE -- Jeffery Simmons sees the lists, even though he'd rather not. The lists say Simmons and linemate Montez Sweat are two of the nation's top defensive linemen.

 

Moorhead has new goals to build on lessons learned in spring

Posted 8/11/2018 in College Sports

STARKVILLE -- The learning hasn't stopped for the Mississippi State football program.

 

 

McCowan, Bibby lead MSU women in first game in Italy

Posted 8/11/2018 in College Sports

ROME -- Teaira McCowan had 19 points and 10 rebounds, and Chloe Bibby added 18 points Saturday to lead the Mississippi State women's basketball team to a 97-49 victory against Deep 3 Select 97-49 in its first of three games on a 10-day trip to Italy.

 

 

Ole Miss names Landshark Tony in honor of Fein

Posted 8/11/2018 in College Sports

OXFORD -- Ole Miss announced Friday the name of the Landshark will be Tony in honor of Tony Fein, the first Rebel to throw "Fins Up."

 

 

Alabama's Gillman, Jeon will play for amateur title

Posted 8/11/2018 in College Sports

KINGSTON SPRINGS, Tenn. -- Alabama's Kristen Gillman and Jiwon Jeon will meet for U.S. Women's Amateur championship on Sunday after both Crimson Tide golfers clinched their semifinal matchups with playoff victories on Saturday at the Golf Club of Tennessee.

 

Lewis eyes bigger, more vocal role for Bulldogs

Posted 8/10/2018 in College Sports

STARKVILLE -- Leo Lewis is a lightning rod in the state of Mississippi. The Mississippi State junior linebacker is named with teammate Kobe Jones in a lawsuit and is mentioned in SB Nation's "Foul Play: Paid in Mississippi," a docuseries about the state of impermissible benefits in college football.

 

Ole Miss men's basketball team rallies for win to end trip to Canada with 3-1 mark

Posted 8/10/2018 in College Sports

OTTAWA, Canada -- The Ole Miss men's basketball team completed its Canada Tour by rallying from 27 points down to defeat the University of Ottawa 85-74 on Thursday night.

 

UConn transfer Espinoza-Hunter waits patiently for chance with MSU

Posted 8/7/2018 in College Sports

STARKVILLE -- Patty Espinoza remembers when her daughter, Andra, wasn't interested in basketball.

 

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