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Well, this is interesting. Mississippi State’s football program is now referring to their hometown of Starkville, MS as...

I can totally see the similarities.
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WiredToTheJD - 18 months ago
Prime time journalism Larry. People have been calling it Starkvegas since before I was born. It's just a cool name. Not a reference comparing Starkville to Las Vegas.
LSUrme - 18 months ago
DosManos - 18 months ago
They do the same thing with Nashville. They call Nashville- Nashvegas. Adding "vegas" to the end of any name makes me go a big rubbery one.
TexasTiger89 - 18 months ago
Humorous nickname that invokes irony. Been used for years. Guess some folk don't follow SEC football much.
tigerbutt - 18 months ago
I just don't get it. How does Vegas fit into the equation? There is absolutely nothing in Starksville.
bherm1988 - 18 months ago
It's like Vegas but with more Mobile Homes and Less Teeth.
bamafan425 - 18 months ago
It's Vegas with Cowbells.™
ParkSlopeTiger - 18 months ago
Everything sports related is new to Larry.
FearlessFreep - 18 months ago
Ummm, MSU students were calling it that when I first moved there in '89. Not like its anything new.
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