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    • 8:07 PM, Aug. 21, 2014

    MSU men's basketball team opens Big Ten schedule at home vs. Maryland Dec. 30

    Big Ten basketball will have a new look this season with Maryland and Rutgers joining the ranks and Michigan State will do its part in welcoming the schools to the conference.

    • 11:14 PM, Aug. 21, 2014
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    Michigan State football announces captains for 2014

    Safety Kurtis Drummond and guard Travis Jackson, both fifth-year seniors, were joined by junior Shilique Calhoun as Michigan State's captains.

    • 10:53 PM, Aug. 21, 2014
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    Southfield's Malik McDowell in mix to play as MSU freshman

    McDowell, the 6-foot-6, 286-pound standout from Southfield, has drawn plenty of praise throughout camp and hasn't let a bizarre recruit journey affect his performance once on campus.

  1. Ex-Michigan State RB Le'Veon Bell arrested with Steelers teammate after pot found in car

    Bell is expected to be charged with DUI while Bell, Blount and a female companion are expected to face charges of marijuana possession.

    • 9:29 PM, Aug. 20, 2014
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    Ohio State's loss of Braxton Miller creates ripple effect for Big Ten in national spotlight

    Whether it was a combination of human polls and computers, as it was in the BCS era, or with the selection committee of the new College Football Playoff, that perception matters.

    • 3:59 PM, Aug. 20, 2014
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    Michigan State basketball transfer Bryn Forbes granted waiver, can play this season

    Forbes has been granted a hardship waiver from the NCAA and will be eligible to play this season for the Spartans. The transfer from Cleveland State is a native of Lansing and will have two seasons of eligibility remaining.

    • 7:29 PM, Aug. 19, 2014
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    ESPN analyst Kirk Herbstreit: 'Michigan State now is the team to beat in the Big Ten'

    Ohio State quarterback Braxton Miller's reported season-ending injury will have an enormous effect on the Big Ten race and puts Michigan State in the driver's seat. That's how ESPN analyst Kirk Herbstreit is interpreting the news out of Columbus, Ohio.

    • 11:57 PM, Aug. 18, 2014
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    Michigan State's Connor Kruse out with undisclosed injury

    Kruse is not out for the season, but the depth of the offensive line will be tested. Junior Donavon Clark will move from right tackle to right guard while sophomore Kodi Kieler moves into the right tackle spot.

    • 11:58 PM, Aug. 18, 2014
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    Pro hockey camp brings former Michigan State players together

    About 20 former Spartans and local pros are taking part in a pro hockey camp at Munn Ice Arena this week in preparation for training camp and the upcoming season.

    • 11:58 PM, Aug. 18, 2014
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    Analyst: Michigan State in Capital One Bowl, Michigan in TaxSlayer Bowl

    Palm has the Spartans in a New Year's Day bowl game, taking on LSU in the Capital One Bowl in Orlando, Florida. He has Michigan playing a day later against Florida in the TaxSlayer Bowl in Jacksonville, Florida.

    • 11:23 PM, Aug. 18, 2014
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    It took awhile, but Mylan Hicks finally opening some eyes at Michigan State

    For the bulk of his first four years at Michigan State, Mylan Hicks was a guy that wasn't getting noticed. Unless, of course, that is for being injured and never really living up to the promise he had when he arrived on campus as a highly recruited defensive back from Detroit Renaissance in the fall of 2010.

    • 9:27 PM, Aug. 17, 2014
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    Mark Dantonio embraces Michigan State's No. 8 ranking in AP preseason poll

    After winning 13 games a year ago, as well as the Big Ten championship and the Rose Bowl, Michigan State enters this season ranked No. 8 in the Associated Press preseason poll released Sunday.

    • 10:39 PM, Aug. 16, 2014
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    Michigan State's linebacker situation still unsettled after second scrimmage

    As well as it appears the defense played in Michigan State's second scrimmage of preseason camp Friday, the way things will eventually shake out at linebacker doesn't appear any closer to being decided.

    • 3:51 PM, Aug. 17, 2014
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    Michigan State is No. 8 in AP preseason poll; Michigan gets votes

    The Spartans are coming off a season in which they were 13-1, including victories over Ohio State in the Big Ten championship game, and Stanford in the Rose Bowl. Michigan State finished last season ranked No. 3, after opening the season unranked.

    • 11:45 AM, Aug. 15, 2014
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    Four-star Columbus LB Anthony McKee gets 'good vibes' at Michigan State

    Columbus Marion-Franklin linebacker Anthony McKee visited Michigan State last week with many expecting the four-star prospect to make a commitment to the ...

    • 9:20 PM, Aug. 15, 2014
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    Defense edges offense in Michigan State's second scrimmage

    From the 10-yard line, the defense forced four incomplete passes from Connor Cook, including a pass breakup on the final play by safety RJ Williamson.

    • 2:31 PM, Aug. 14, 2014
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    Michigan State football camp goes swimmingly

    Michigan State football coach Mark Dantonio often talks about breaking up the monotony of preseason camp. Going through the same workouts and practices day ...

    • 3:55 PM, Aug. 14, 2014
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    Michigan State offensive line wants to prevent drop-off, despite losing three starters

    It's the play up front that will drive the offense, and for the Spartans, the plan is to see little drop-off from a unit that lost three starters from last ...

    • 3:20 PM, Aug. 14, 2014
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    Michigan State football has two of six-biggest matchups of the year, AP writer says

    Everybody's talking about them. Yet no coach dares mention them for fear of 'looking ahead.' They're the biggest games of the fast-approaching season.

    • 7:07 PM, Aug. 13, 2014
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    ESPN analyst ranks Michigan State's Connor Cook sixth-best QB in country

    ESPN analyst Brock Huard gave Cook an eight on a scale of one to 10 for his production thus far and a seven for his NFL-type skills. In comparison, Florida ...

  2. Michigan, Michigan State games to appear on ESPN 'Super Tuesday' broadcasts

    ESPN will air Michigan's games at Ohio State on Jan. 13 and at home against Nebraska on Jan. 27. ESPN will also be there when Michigan State visits Ann Arbor ...

    • 8:09 PM, Aug. 13, 2014
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    Packers trade ex-Michigan State lineman Jerel Worthy to Patriots

    Worthy had been placed on the non-football injury list. He spent much of 2013 on injured reserve with a knee injury. The Packers traded up in the 2012 draft to ...

    • 7:32 PM, Aug. 12, 2014
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    Retooled Michigan State defense looks to take shape

    Michigan State's defense will be under the microscope as it replaces six starters. Needless to say, the defense is a work in progress, focused on a few areas.

    • 10:58 PM, Aug. 11, 2014
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    DeAnthony Arnett making strong case for Michigan State receivers group

    After his standout performance in the first scrimmage of camp last weekend, when he had eight catches for 167 yards and two touchdowns, others were comfortable ...

    • 4:10 PM, Aug. 11, 2014
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    MSU assistant Harlon Barnett a casualty of 'casual hoops' with ruptured Achilles

    As the Michigan State team headed to the practice field Monday morning for the start of the second week of preseason camp, one person was hobbling Barnett, ...

    • 11:30 PM, Aug. 9, 2014
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    DeAnthony Arnett might finally be on verge of breakout season

    Sometimes the reports from a preseason scrimmage can be a bit misleading. But after Michigan State's first scrimmage of preseason camp Saturday afternoon, ...

    • 7:54 PM, Aug. 9, 2014
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    DeAnthony Arnett, backup QBs among passing stars in Michigan State scrimmage

    Sophomore Tyler O'Connor, who was taking most of the snaps against the second-team defense, was 16-of-24 passing for 246 yards and a touchdown, while redshirt ...

    • 8:38 PM, Aug. 8, 2014
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    Michigan State has plenty of talent at running back behind Jeremy Langford

    It's difficult to put too much emphasis on a preseason scrimmage, but if you're a freshman or anyone else battling for playing time, performing well in a ...

    • 8:55 PM, Aug. 8, 2014
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    Damion Terry practicing with confidence as he vies to be Michigan State's backup QB

    The intrigue is still there for which player will be the backup, and that means there again will be plenty of attention paid to redshirt freshman Damion Terry.

    • 1:08 PM, Aug. 8, 2014
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    Michigan State freshmen Montae Nicholson, Malik McDowell standing out, coach Mark Dantonio says

    Before practice on Friday morning, coach Mark Dantonio talked about the four freshmen he sees in the two-deep (first or second on the depth chart) just a week ...

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    Michigan State players preview season
    QB Connor Cook on offensive line, freshman Malik McDowell; Safety Kurtis Drummon compares this MSU offense to days of Kirk Cousins ()
  • MSU's Shilique Calhoun on upcoming season

    MSU's Shilique Calhoun on upcoming season
    MSU defensive end talks at Big Ten Media Days ()
  • Mark Dantonio on Shilique Calhoun

    Mark Dantonio on Shilique Calhoun
    MSU coach talks about defensive end Shilique Calhoun ()
  • Spartans discuss upcoming season

    Spartans discuss upcoming season
    Coach Mark Dantonio and players Connor Cook, Shilique Calhoun and Kurtis Drummond talk at Big Ten Media Days. ()

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