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  1. U-M's Dave Brandon, MSU's Mark Hollis oppose unionization for athletes

    On Friday, 76 football players at Northwestern could have the future of college athletics in their hands. That's when they will vote on whether to unionize and become part of the College Athletes Players Association (CAPA). That organization, if the vote passes, would then be able to bargain on behalf of the players.

    • 10:20 PM, Apr. 23, 2014
    • SPORTS
    • Michigan State Spartans

    Demetrius Cooper ready to reward Spartans for their faith, loyalty

    The top programs in the nation were all starting to notice – Alabama, LSU, Michigan, Notre Dame, and yes, Michigan State. Then early in his junior year, Cooper injured his knee.

    • 8:31 PM, Apr. 23, 2014
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    • Michigan State Spartans

    Michigan State chooses up sides for spring game

    With Michigan State's spring game set for Saturday at Spartan Stadium, the seniors got down to picking sides on Wednesday afternoon. The senior class was placed on the Green team and the White teams by the coaching staff before the players drafted the remaining rosters position by position.

    • 8:22 PM, Apr. 22, 2014
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    • Michigan State Spartans

    Experience aids Michigan State's offensive line

    After 13 victories that included Big Ten and Rose Bowl titles, Michigan State still is playing with a chip on its shoulder. At least that's how junior center Jack Allen and the rest of the offensive line are approaching things.

    • 11:40 AM, Apr. 22, 2014
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    • Michigan State Spartans

    Spartans get second prime time game, at Maryland on BTN

    Michigan State's game at Maryland on Saturday, Nov. 15 will be a prime time game on the Big Ten Network starting at 8 p.m., it was announced Tuesday.

    • 1:09 AM, Apr. 22, 2014
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    • Michigan State Spartans

    Reports: Timberwolves interested in Tom Izzo to replace Rick Adelman

    Minnesota Timberwolves coach Rick Adelman has decided to retire, and Michigan State's Tom Izzo is being mentioned as a possible successor.

    • 6:16 PM, Apr. 21, 2014
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    • Michigan State Spartans

    Lacey's rock at MSU painted over but with inspiring message

    The breathtaking tribute to 8-year-old Lacey Holsworth – the girl from St. Johns who took on cancer with grace and a smile, all while captivating a nation, before passing away earlier this month – lasted nearly two weeks.

    • 1:10 AM, Apr. 22, 2014
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    • Michigan State Spartans

    Report: USC leading scorer Byron Wesley considers transferring to MSU

    Byron Wesley, a 6-5 guard for Southern Cal, is considering transferring to Michigan State for his final year of college eligibility, according to a report.

    • 6:21 PM, Apr. 20, 2014
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    • Michigan State Spartans

    Phoenix quarterback Brian Lewerke commits to Michigan State

    He picked MSU over Arizona, Arizona State, UCLA and Florida. He is ranked a four-star prospect by Rivals and a three-star by Scout.

    • 7:05 PM, Apr. 19, 2014
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    • Michigan State Spartans

    Michigan State hopes for same old results from new defense

    It doesn't hurt to have defensive coordinator and assistant head coach Pat Narduzzi running the show. He is rarely satisfied and had a tough time early this week coming up with what he is most happy about with just one week left in the spring.

    • 5:30 PM, Apr. 17, 2014
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    • Michigan State Spartans

    Spartans pursue smart, athletic Ohio DT Jordan Thompson

    As the spring evaluation period begins and schools head out to visit top prospects across the country, Michigan State actually received a visit from one of their top targets as Cincinnati La Salle junior defensive tackle Jordan Thompson came to town.

  2. SI mock NBA draft: 2 Michigan State players, 3 from Michigan go in first round

    The 76ers, who are expected to have two top-10 picks, will use the 10th pick on Michigan State guard Gary Harris, Chris Mannix wrote, calling him 'a capable scorer and a strong defender who should fit in well alongside Michael Carter-Williams.'

    • 7:22 AM, Apr. 18, 2014
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    • Michigan State Spartans

    Lacey Holsworth remembered for grace, toughness at MSU memorial

    About 2,500 people wearing bright colors Thursday evening came out to the Breslin Center to celebrate the life of Lacey Holsworth.

    • 2:24 PM, Apr. 16, 2014
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    • Michigan State Spartans

    MSU's Darqueze Dennard is No. 1 corner in draft, DB guru Edwards says

    Herm Edwards played the position for 10 seasons in the NFL, then coached defensive backs as an NFL assistant for nine years before becoming a head coach for eight more.

    • 9:51 PM, Apr. 16, 2014
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    • Michigan State Spartans

    Bracelets, T-shirts honor 'Princess Lacey'; all proceeds go to MSU super fan's family

    One group is selling 'LoveLikeLacey' bracelets, while another is selling 'LoveLikeLacey' T-shirts – with every penny of the proceeds going to the family of 8- ...

    • 2:59 PM, Apr. 16, 2014
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    • Michigan State Spartans

    Memorial for 'Princess Lacey' is Thursday at Breslin Center

    The Lacey Joy Elizabeth Holsworth Life Celebration begins at 6:30 p.m. Thursday at the Breslin Center as a memorial to honor the life of the 8-year-old from St. ...

    • 3:58 PM, Apr. 16, 2014
    • SPORTS
    • Michigan State Spartans

    Forward Marvin Clark signs with Michigan State

    Forward Marvin Clark signed a national letter of intent to play at Michigan State next season, the school announced Wednesday. The 6-foot-7, 219-pounder from ...

    • 10:42 PM, Apr. 15, 2014
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    • Michigan State Spartans

    Michigan State DL Lawrence Thomas aims at playing up to expectations

    Lawrence Thomas understands the frustrations of some Michigan State fans who wonder if the 6-foot-3, 305-pound defensive lineman will finally live up to his ...

    • 10:45 PM, Apr. 15, 2014
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    • Michigan State Spartans

    Michigan State's Gary Harris, Branden Dawson make separate but predictable moves

    Late Monday, sophomore Gary Harris decided to forgo his final two years of eligibility and make himself available for the NBA draft. But on Tuesday afternoon, ...

    • 6:08 PM, Apr. 15, 2014
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    • Michigan State Spartans

    Michigan State WR Macgarrett Kings Jr. suspended for spring practice

    Michigan State wide receiver Macgarrett Kings Jr. has been suspended for spring practice because of a violation of team rules, coach Mark Dantonio said on ...

    • 11:41 AM, Apr. 15, 2014
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    • Michigan State Spartans

    Michigan State-Nebraska football game on national TV in prime time

    Michigan State's Oct. 4 home game against Nebraska will be televised nationally in prime time, it was announced Tuesday. The 8 p.m. game will be on ABC, ESPN ...

    • 5:22 PM, Apr. 15, 2014
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    • Michigan State Spartans

    Branden Dawson will return to Michigan State for senior season

    A day after Michigan State sophomore Gary Harris announced he was leaving for the NBA, the Spartans received some good news when junior Branden Dawson said he ...

    • 5:13 PM, Apr. 14, 2014
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    • Michigan State Spartans

    Gary Harris follows 'dream,' leaves Michigan State for NBA

    Harris averaged 16.7 points, 4.0 rebounds and 2.7 assists this season and was named All-Big Ten first team. It is expected that Harris will be drafted in the ...

    • 5:21 PM, Apr. 14, 2014
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    • Michigan State Spartans

    Warren Mott star Kenny Goins headed to Michigan State as walk-on

    Goins is an excellent student who boasts a 3.6 grade-point average and he scored a 29 on the ACT. He also considered attending Dartmouth.

    • 11:18 PM, Apr. 12, 2014
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    • Michigan State Spartans

    Lawrence Thomas impresses in Michigan State scrimmage

    The junior defense end, a former five-star recruit from Detroit Renaissance who has been hampered by injuries early in his career, had seven tackles Saturday, ...

    • 1:51 AM, Apr. 12, 2014
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    • Michigan State Spartans

    Michigan State's Adreian Payne honored at Wooden gala for friendship with 'Princess Lacey'

    Payne received the first Outreach Award at the Los Angeles Athletic Club. He attended the gala three days after the death of Lacey Holsworth of St. Johns, who ...

    • 2:11 PM, Apr. 10, 2014
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    • Michigan State Spartans

    Michigan State's 2015 quarterback derby heats up

    In the last two weeks, Michigan State hosted two of the quarterbacks at the top of their recruiting board when Phoenix Pinnacle's Brian Lewerke and Decatur ...

    • 7:57 PM, Apr. 11, 2014
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    • Michigan State Spartans

    Joel Heath convinced he can be Michigan State's 'dancing bear'

    The dancing bear — Heath said that’s what defensive line coach Ron Burton calls it — is essentially a player inside who can do almost anything. That was Jerel ...

    • 4:06 PM, Apr. 11, 2014
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    • Michigan State Spartans

    Thursday ceremony to honor 'Princess Lacey' will begin at 6:30 p.m.

    A memorial to celebrate the life of Lacey Holsworth will take place at 6:30 p.m. Thursday at the Breslin Center on the campus of Michigan State University.

    • 9:42 PM, Apr. 10, 2014
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    • Michigan State Spartans

    'The Rock' at Michigan State should remain a tribute to 'Princess Lacey'

    A day later, they kept on coming. One by one, they walked slowly up -- in silence, some wiping away tears. They took pictures and signed their name.

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