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  1. Wolverines fall hard, Spartans rise in ESPN's Future Power Rankings

    The second edition of ESPN's Future Power Rankings for college football sees Michigan dropping from No. 5 to No. 20 and Michigan State rising from unranked (among 25 teams) to No. 17.

    • 11:40 AM, Jul. 9, 2014
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    Michigan State's Geiger, Sadler, Allen on preseason watch lists for national awards

    Kicker Michael Geiger is on the Lou Groza Award list, punter Mike Sadler is on the Ray Guy Award list and center Jack Allen is on the Rimington Trophy list.

    • 4:35 PM, Jul. 9, 2014
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    Michigan State second nationally for success in prominent sports programs

    The ranking assigns points to each school for its performance in 2013-14 in four prominent sports football, men's basketball, women's basketball and baseball.

    • 1:20 AM, Jul. 8, 2014
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    Michigan State's Connor Cook, Jeremy Langford named to Maxwell watch list

    Michigan State junior quarterback Connor Cook and senior running back Jeremy Langford have made the preseason watch list for the Maxwell Award, which is given annually to the best player in college football player.

    • 8:53 AM, Jul. 5, 2014
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    Michigan State moves quickly on big receiver J.J. Arcega-Whiteside

    Earlier this week, Spartanburg (S.C.) Dorman senior receiver J.J. Arcega-Whiteside unexpectedly heard from Michigan State again after a lengthy period of time without contact from the Spartans.

    • 12:24 PM, Jul. 2, 2014
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    ESPN ranks MSU's Tom Izzo No. 3 coach in college basketball

    Michigan State's Tom Izzo is ranked as the third-best coach in college basketball by ESPN. The top two presumably are Florida's Billy Donovan and Kentucky's John Calipari.

    • 11:37 AM, Jul. 3, 2014
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    Michigan State's offensive line ranked fifth in Big Ten, Michigan's seventh

    Michigan's rushing offense ranked 11th in the then-12-team Big Ten last season, averaging 125.7 yards per game. In addition, Michigan quarterbacks were sacked 36 times in 2013.

  2. Top defensive prospects Justin Hilliard, Jashon Cornell pick OSU over Michigan, MSU

    Standout linebacker Justin Hilliard of Cincinnati St. Xavier on Wednesday made a verbal commitment to play for Ohio State. Defensive end Jashon Cornell of Cretin-Derham Hall in St. Paul, Minn., also picked the Buckeyes.

    • 11:56 AM, Jul. 2, 2014
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    Report: Ex-MSU assistant Doug Wojcik investigated for verbal abuse at College of Charleston

    Former Michigan State assistant Doug Wojcik, now the head coach at the College of Charleston, is being investigated by the school for verbal abuse of his players, according to a report.

    • 5:32 PM, Jul. 2, 2014
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    Police investigate bomb threat at MSU's Spartan Stadium

    Michigan State University Police responded to a bomb threat at Spartan Stadium on MSU's campus in East Lansing on Wednesday.

    • 12:27 PM, Jul. 1, 2014
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    Michigan State's Tom Izzo likely ranked among top three coaches in nation

    The countdown, revealed daily on ESPN.com, had Duke's Mike Krzyzewski ranked at No. 4 on Tuesday, leaving Izzo as a notable omission on the top 50 list.

    • 4:04 PM, Jun. 30, 2014
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    MSU ranked second, Michigan 11th among Big Ten offensive backfields

    BTN.com senior writer Tom Dienhart says Michigan State's offensive backfield, with QB Connor Cook and RB Jeremy Langford, is the second-best in the Big Ten, trailing Penn State, while Michigan ranks 11th.

  3. Former Michigan State star Gary Harris prepared for what Nuggets have to offer

    Harris was selected by the Bulls but was traded to the Nuggets, along with No. 16 pick Jusuf Nurkic for Doug McDermott, who was taken at No. 11.

  4. Hawks introduce former Michigan State star Adreian Payne

    Hawks president and general manager Danny Ferry introduced Payne at a news conference in Atlanta on Friday afternoon, citing his versatile skills.

    • 4:08 PM, Jun. 26, 2014
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    Spartans count on developing Justice Alexander's natural ability

    Analysts seem to agree that while Alexander is far from a finished product, he has tremendous natural gifts and simply needs a little seasoning, which he will ...

  5. State players eager to make splash in the NBA

    For the five in-state players who were selected in Thursday's NBA draft, the short-term future entails packing up and going to a different city to start their ...

    • 12:41 AM, Jun. 27, 2014
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    Michigan State's Payne drafted 15th by Hawks; Harris goes 19th to Bulls, ahead of trade to Nuggets

    Both were selected in the first round of Thursday's NBA draft, the first time two Spartans were picked in the first round since 2006, when Shannon Brown went ...

    • 2:01 PM, Jun. 25, 2014
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    Michigan State coach Tom Izzo changes recruiting approach

    For two straight years, Izzo swung for the fences. And for two straight years, he collected a few singles maybe a double but came up short in his bid for ...

    • 3:09 PM, Jun. 25, 2014
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    Tom Izzo will be at NBA draft, hopes to see Gary Harris, Adreian Payne go in first round

    Harris is projected by some as a lottery pick and Adreian Payne shouldn't be far behind. It would be the fourth time Izzo has had two players go in the first ...

    • 5:00 PM, Jun. 25, 2014
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    MSU's Izzo, Michigan's Beilein go in second round of CBSSports.com's coaches draft

    Izzo and Beilein each were taken in the second round of CBSSports.com's four-round college coaches draft, unveiled Wednesday. Six writers were tapped to make ...

    • 1:29 PM, Jun. 25, 2014
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    TV makeover makes Michigan State coach Tom Izzo's garage rock

    The Michigan State basketball coach, winner of a national championship and seven Big Ten titles at a program that has state of the art facilities at its ...

    • 2:16 PM, Jun. 24, 2014
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    MSU's Drummond, U-M's Funchess are Sporting News preseason first-team All-Americans

    Michigan State safety Kurtis Drummond and Michigan receiver Devin Funchess have been named to the Sporting News preseason All-American first team.

  6. Michigan's Nik Stauskas, MSU's Gary Harris both 8-1 to get picked among top 10

    Michigan's Nik Stauskas and Michigan State's Gary Harris share 8-1 odds to be selected among the first 10 picks of Thursday night's NBA draft, according to ...

  7. Big Ten just fourth-best football conference, Phil Steele says

    Where does the Big Ten rank as a college football conference? No better than tied for fourth, according to college football expert Phil Steele.

  8. MSU's Harris and Payne, U-M's Stauskas among 20 invited to draft green room

    Twenty players, including Michigan State's Gary Harris and Adreian Payne, and Michigan's Nik Stauskas, have been invited to the green room for Thursday's NBA ...

    • 6:24 PM, Jun. 22, 2014
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    Reports: Ohio DE Justice Alexander commits to Michigan State

    Justice Alexander, a 6-6, 245-pound defensive end from Nordonia High in Madedonia, Ohio, on Sunday committed to Michigan State, according to reports.

    • 9:13 PM, Jun. 20, 2014
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    Four state of Michigan players may hear name called early in NBA draft

    Thursday's NBA draft could have a distinct Michigan flavor when the first 14 names are called. The Cavaliers hold the first overall pick and are likely to ...

    • 6:30 PM, Jun. 20, 2014
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    K.J. Hamler of St. Mary's among emerging stars at Michigan State camps

    Michigan State has hosted a series of camps in June. Two one-day camps were supplemented with a two-day position camp, 7-on-7, and lineman camp. In addition, ...

    • 6:28 PM, Jun. 20, 2014
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    Grayson Miller, son of ex-Spartan John Miller, commits to Michigan State

    Grayson Miller, a 6-foot-3, 195-pound linebacker from Scott County High in Georgetown, Ky., committed to the Spartans via Twitter on Friday.

  9. No Wolverines or Spartans on Phil Steele's Heisman favorites list

    Last year at this time, Michigan quarterback Devin Gardner was on a number of preseason Heisman Trophy watch lists.

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