Football mlive.com —  Michigan State two-time All-American center and team captain Jack Allen has reached an agreement to sign with the New Orleans Saints, according to the school's football Twitter account. Allen is one of a number of Spartans' seniors headed to an NFL training camp via the free-agent route after the conclusion of the 253-pick draft.
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Women's Rowing msuspartans.com —  Michigan State earned a pair of second-place finishes in its final regular-season race at Michigan on Saturday morning. MSU lined up with No. 10 MIchigan and Louisville, which was receiving votes in the most recent CRCA National poll. “We were so much better than we were last weekend,” said head coach Matt Weise. “Im particularly happy because we had a flu bug that’s been going through our team this week and we had to scratch our second four. I thought we had a great approach today, in spite of the circumstances - and it was nice to see that we did get a measure of reward despite the adversity we faced.”
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Football msuspartans.com —  Michigan State fifth-year senior offensive guard Donavon Clark, who closed out his career with 27 consecutive starting assignments, has been selected by the San Diego Chargers in the seventh round (No. 224 overall) in the 2016 National Football League Draft on Saturday, April 30.
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Football msuspartans.com —  Aaron Burbridge, who set career highs for receptions, receiving yards and touchdown receptions as a senior, has been selected by the San Francisco 49ers in the sixth round (No. 213 overall) in the 2016 National Football League Draft on Saturday, April 30.
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Baseball msuspartans.com —  Trailing 5-1 in the bottom of the eighth, the Michigan State baseball team scored six runs and went on to beat 16th-ranked Michigan, 7-6, on Saturday afternoon in front of a crowd of 2,575 at McLane Stadium.



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Football mlive.com —  Connor Cook never pulled any punches at Michigan State, and it's clear he's headed to Oakland with the same tell-it-like-it-is approach. Upset that six quarterbacks were picked ahead of him in the NFL draft? You bet. Motivated by what he considers a slight, falling to the fourth round? Absolutely.
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Football sportingnews.com —  Connor Cook is a pick that late Raiders owner Al Davis would have loved. He fits. The quarterback, who slid three rounds from his rightful spot in the 2016 NFL Draft because of perceived character concerns, landed in Oakland’s lap Saturday when the Raiders traded up in the fourth round. Bonus points for having two-time Super Bowl winner Jim Plunkett introduce the pick.
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Football freep.com —  Here are what two draft analysts said after Michigan State QB Connor Cook was taken by the Oakland Raiders with the second pick of the fourth round, 100th overall.
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Football msuspartans.com —  Michigan State fifth-year senior Connor Cook, the winningest quarterback in school history (34-5 career record), has been selected by the Oakland Raiders in the fourth round (No. 100 overall) of the 2016 National Football League Draft on Saturday, April 30. Cook is the second Spartan quarterback during head coach Mark Dantonio’s tenure to be drafted, joining Kirk Cousins, who was selected by Washington in the fourth round (No. 102 overall) in 2012.

Video: NFL Network video ot the pick and follow up analysis

Connor Cook goes to Oakland Raiders with 2nd pick of fourth round MLive
Connor Cook's long wait to enter the NFL ended Saturday afternoon when he was selected in the fourth round with the 100th overall pick in the draft by the Oakland Raiders.

Connor Cook finally gets picked, by Raiders in fourth round The Detroit News
A team traded up to get Connor Cook, but it came much later than anyone expected. The Oakland Raiders moved into the second spot in the fourth round on Saturday, and with the 100th overall pick in the NFL draft, they selected the former Michigan State quarterback.

Connor Cook 'could evolve into a starter' after work with Derek Carr in Oakland MLive
on Gruden, a former head coach of the Oakland Raiders, said on his ESPN QB Camp show a few weeks ago that his old boss, the late Al Davis, "would love Connor Cook." On Saturday, the current Oakland regime determined it liked Cook enough to trade-up for the second pick in the fourth round — the 100th overall pick — and select Michigan State's all-time leading passer and winningest quarterback.

Connor Cook drops to Oakland in the fourth round Spartan Tailgate
Connor Cook didn't hear his name called in Thursday night's first round of the NFL Draft. And then he didn't hear it called Friday either, as the former Michigan State quarterback fell out of the second and third rounds and into the third day of the 2016 NFL Draft. The longer-than-anticipated wait for Cook came to an end early Saturday, though, as he was picked No. 100 overall by the Oakland Raiders, who made him the second pick of the fourth round after making a trade with the Cleveland Browns.

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Football mlive.com —  The Connor Cook watch is officially on at the NFL draft, which resumes today at noon in Chicago. Michigan State's all-time leading passer was ranked as the 37th-best player entering the draft by ESPN's Mel Kiper Jr., and he was most widely projected as a second-round NFL draft pick and the fourth-best quarterback.
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Football detroitnews.com —  Someday, I’ll understand the NFL draft. It won’t be this year, however. As the draft prepares to enter the fourth round on Saturday, Michigan State quarterback Connor Cook is still undrafted. A guy many believed to be among the top five quarterbacks available this season has watched 98 players selected but hasn’t heard his name.
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Football mlive.com —  Shilique Calhoun next pass rush move will be in Oakland, as the former Michigan State defensive end was selected 75th overall in the third round of the NFL draft on Friday night.

Calhoun conference call with Oakland media



Calhoun Selected by Oakland in Third Round MSUFootball.com
Michigan State fifth-year senior defensive end Shilique Calhoun, a three-time second-team All-American and three-time first-team All-Big Ten pick, has been selected by the Oakland Raiders in the third round (No. 75 overall) in the 2016 National Football League Draft on Friday, April 29.

Analysts: Shilique Calhoun a good fit for Raiders Detroit Free Press
What several NFL experts are saying after Michigan State defensive end Shilique Calhoun was drafted 75th overall by the Oakland Raiders

Shilique Calhoun 'always showed up,' expected to help Oakland pass rush MLive
The Oakland Raiders are looking to shore up their pass rush, and Shilique Calhoun was one of the players they turned to at the NFL draft on Friday night.

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Track & Field onlyfans.cstv.com —  Seniors Connor Kostrzewa and Cynthia Watt and junior Vinny Gjokaj led Michigan State track & field with event wins on Friday, April 29, at the Hillsdale College Gina Relays.
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Baseball onlyfans.cstv.com —  The Michigan State baseball team fell to No. 16 Michigan, 4-3, in 11 innings on Friday night in Ann Arbor. The Spartans fought back from an early 2-0 deficit to tie it up and did so again in the ninth to force extras, but the Wolverines prevailed in the 11th. The Spartans are now 28-11 on the season and 8-5 in the Big Ten.
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Football freep.com —  Fans should end up happy with Tennessee's move to pick the Michigan State tackle in the first round of the NFL draft.
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Women's Rowing onlyfans.cstv.com —  Michigan State prepares for its final competition before the Big Ten Championships, heading down the road to take on Louisville and host Michigan.
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Softball onlyfans.cstv.com —  Michigan State got a pair of home runs from junior Sarah Gutknecht and a complete-game eight-strikeout performance from Kristina Zalewski to earn a 5-2 victory over visiting Rutgers.
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Football theonlycolors.com —  Conklin probably isn't going to enjoy as many wins with the Titans as he did with the Spartans. Since 2004, Tennessee has had just three winning seasons, two playoff berths and haven't won a postseason game since 2003. They've gone 18-46 since the 2010 season and are now on their fourth different head coach over that span.
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Baseball statenews.com —  Head coach Jake Boss Jr. and the Spartans have one goal in mind for this weekend — to win the series. This goal is the standard for MSU in every matchup, especially when it comes to conference play. The Spartans will have to take the series from their biggest rivals and conference contenders — the University of Michigan.
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Football michiganstate.247sports.com —  The first night of the 2016 NFL Draft ended and Connor Cook was left waiting, despite some late first-round possibilities that could have led to his selection. The buzz of possibility began when the Denver Broncos traded up to the No. 26 pick. It was a quarterback for Denver, just not Cook as his wait continued. And when the San Francisco 49ers jumped to No. 28 over the Arizona Cardinals at No. 29, it gave another possibility that Cook would be selected. San Francisco went offensive lineman and Arizona went defensive lineman.
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