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Brian Hadad of Sports Talk Mississippi and Joel Coleman of the Starkville Daily News give you the best insight into Mississippi State athletics, covering the Bulldogs like nobody else.

Brian Hadad of Sports Talk Mississippi and Joel Coleman of the Starkville Daily News give you the best insight into Mississippi State athletics, covering the Bulldogs like nobody else.
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Brian Hadad of Sports Talk Mississippi and Joel Coleman of the Starkville Daily News give you the best insight into Mississippi State athletics, covering the Bulldogs like nobody else.






4-25-19: Mississippi State Set For a Big Night in the NFL Draft

Mississippi State is set to have a record setting night at the NFL Draft, with various mocks predicting up to four Bulldogs getting their name called in the first. Brian Hadad and Joel Coleman lead a loaded show with that topic, then head back to baseball and Tuesday's win over Ole Miss, with an old fashioned Hadad Rant about why it's OK to keep up with what's going on in Oxford.


4-23-19: Mississippi State's Bats Need to Bounce Back Against Ole Miss

Mississippi State has been the best hitting team in the SEC all season long, but last weekend at Arkansas, the bats went quiet en route to a three game sweep at the hands of the Razorbacks. Brian Hadad explains why it's the hitting that the Bulldogs need to see get back to form in tonight's Governor's Cup matchup with their old rivals from Ole Miss.


4-22-19: Mississippi State Loses Its Margin For Error at Arkansas

Mississippi State limped out of Arkansas after taking it on the chin in the form of a three game sweep that was more than just losses on the schedule. Brian Hadad and Joel Coleman take a look at what the Bulldogs have to do to get things back on a national seed track.


4-19-19: Mississippi State Suffers Game One Setback at Arkansas

We got the pitcher's duel we expected on Thursday night in Fayetteville, but unfortunately for Mississippi State, it was Arkansas and their ace Isaiah Campbell coming out ahead of the Bulldogs and Ethan Small. Brian Hadad recaps that game and looks ahead to Games 2 and 3, plus it's an All-SEC edition of the Friday Football Five.


4-18-19: Preview, Playmakers and Predictions For Mississippi State-Arkansas

It may seem like just yesterday that the first pitch at Dudy Noble Field was being thrown, but the stretch run of the SEC season is upon us. Brian Hadad and Joel Coleman preview Mississippi State's first obstacle of the back half of the schedule, a trip to Fayetteville to take on the always dangerous Arkansas Razorbacks.


4-17-19: Mississippi State Needs Late Game Heroics to Put Away Texas Southern

Mid-week games have followed a pretty simple formula for Mississippi State this year, fall behind early, then take control in the middle innings on their way to a big win. It didn't go according to that plan on Tuesday night at Dudy Noble, as the Bulldogs had to find another way to win. Brian Hadad and Joel Coleman break down the final tune-up before this weekend's huge series with Arkansas.


4-16-19: Mississippi State Is In Perfect Position to be a National Seed

You can't ask for much more than to be in first place in the SEC as the conference season hits the midway point. Brian Hadad and Joel Coleman take a look at what's ahead and explain why this baseball team is in complete control of its own destiny to host a regional as a national seed.


4-15-19: A Super Bulldog Sweep Has Mississippi State Atop the SEC

Mississippi State got exactly what it needed this weekend, a sweep over Alabama and a return from a healthy JT Ginn. Brian Hadad and Joel Coleman take a look at that and what little could be gleaned from Saturday's spring game at Davis Wade Stadium.


4-12-19: What Will Super Bulldog Weekend Show Us About Mississippi State?

Super Bulldog Weekend is always the spring showcase for Mississippi State athletics, but with questions surrounding the Bulldogs' pitching staff and the spring game not having its usual form, what can we really take away from the next three days? Brian Hadad and Joel Coleman take a look at how the baseball series with Alabama will play out, and what we can possibly learn from what the spring game shows.


4-10-19: Can Mississippi State Get a Quality Mid-Week Start?

Mississippi State's mid-week pitching this season has been questionable at best, and now with JT Ginn's status still unknown for the weekend, it's more essential than ever that the Bulldogs get some innings from tonight's starter, Jack Eagan. Brian Hadad and Joel Coleman preview the game with South Alabama, plus discuss their conversation with a very confident Bob Shoop following football practice on Tuesday.


4-9-19: How Key is This Week for Mississippi State Baseball?

It may seem hard to believe, but this weekend signifies the halfway point for the SEC baseball season. Brian Hadad and Joel Coleman look at how a good stretch could really boost the hosting chances for Mississippi State.


4-8-19: Mississippi State Guts Out a Series Win Against Tennessee

Baseball is a grind, and you don't always have your best each and every game. Brian Hadad and Joel Coleman take a look at how Mississippi State had to find a way this weekend against Tennessee despite missing JT Ginn to get a much needed series win.


4-5-19: Mississippi State Looks Set For a Bounceback Weekend

Last weekend saw Mississippi State lose a series for the first time this season. This week, the Bulldogs appear engaged and enraged, ready to get back on a winning track. Brian Hadad and Joel Coleman preview the trip to Tennessee, plus unveil the offseason's first Friday Football Five.


T&L Extra: Brian & Joel's Definitive WrestleMania Preview

There is no spectacle in the world like Wrestlemania, and this year's card has a lot of potential to bring fans the kind of results they have been craving for months from WWE. Brian Hadad and Joel Coleman take a look at Sunday's lineup as well as Saturday's NXT Takeover and give their thoughts on the biggest weekend in sports entertainment.


4-4-19: Mississippi State Cleans Up Its Weekend Mistakes

Mississippi State played sloppy baseball in the field and at the plate in dropping the Friday and Saturday games to LSU last weekend. On Wednesday night, the Bulldogs looked like a much crisper team in a 21-8 blowout win over UL-Monroe. Brian Hadad and Joel Coleman take a look at that game, plus discuss Reggie Perry's draft decision and the first addition to the football recruiting class of 2021.


4-3-19: Midweek Pitching, Marie Kondo, and Mississippi State's Cornerbacks

It's an offbeat edition of Thunder & Lightning as Brian Hadad and Joel Coleman take a look at tonight's midweek game against UL-Monroe and how Mississippi State will try to solve its midweek pitching issues. The guys also touch on yesterday's poll question and why so many Bulldog fans were upset with each other, and continue the spring positional breakdown series with a look at a pretty good cornerback group.


T&L Extra: Coach Chris Lemonis Joins SportsTalk Mississippi

It was a tough weekend for Mississippi State baseball, dropping their first series of the year. Coach Chris Lemonis joined SportsTalk Mississippi on Monday to discuss how his team plans to bounce back.


4-1-19: Mississippi State's Weekend Falls Short of Expectations

A week ago, Mississippi State fans were by and large thrilled with the outcomes their Bulldogs had put up. This week, there's more a feeling of disappointment, and for the women's basketball team, unexpected finality. Brian Hadad and Joel Coleman look at tough three days for the maroon and white.


3-29-19: Mississippi State Rewrites the Script, Takes Down LSU 6-5 in Game 1

Mississippi State baseball fans have seen it 100 times before, the Bulldogs get out to an early lead against LSU only to see the Tigers break their hearts in the ninth inning. On Thursday night at Dudy Noble Field, the Bulldogs ordered a rewrite to that old script. Brian Hadad and Joel Coleman take a look at a big night for the Diamond Dawgs.


3-28-19: Is Nick Weatherspoon Really Coming Back to Mississippi State?

Mississippi State got what appears to be some welcome news on Tuesday, as Nick Weatherspoon tweeted out that he plans to return. What does that mean for men's basketball, when will it all be made official, and will we ever find out what actually happened? Brian Hadad and Joel Coleman answer those questions, plus take a look at how the Bulldogs fared at the NFL Pro Day.