Football michiganstate.247sports.com —  When Mark Snyder looks at his room of linebackers at Michigan State, he sees a group with some wild and some long-haired players that harkens back to his days as the linebackers coach at Ohio State. There, in the early 2000s, the now Michigan State linebackers coach had a unit of players led by AJ Hawk, Bobby Carpenter and Anthony Schlegel – all with long hair and all standouts in the middle of a formidable OSU defense.
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Men's Basketball deseretnews.com —  “The thing I want to see in these workouts is see a guy compete, to fight through the fatigue factor,” said Walt Perrin, Utah’s vice president of player personnel. “It tells us that he’s a competitor and that he knows this is a job interview and he’s going to put all he can for that." One player who impressed Perrin in Wednesday’s six-man workout was Michigan State guard Bryn Forbes, who averaged 14.4 points on 48.1 percent 3-point shooting last year for the Spartans. “He really competed, fought through fatigue … like I expected he would coming from Michigan State,” Perrin said. “He shot the ball like we know he can shoot it. He shot extremely well. He talked, tried to play defense … he had a good workout.”
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Men's Basketball mlive.com —  With his son's recruiting process now underway, Shaquille O'Neal said he's not pushing his alma mater, LSU, onto him. But he did go on to name three schools his son has apparently talked about in the recruiting process. "I want him to be able to create his own path, pick his own path," O'Neal said. "However, he did mention to me Kentucky, Michigan State or Duke."
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Football clickondetroit.com —  If you're a Spartan fan, you might remember Blair White, the walk-on from Saginaw who scored 10 touchdowns in his career at Michigan State University. He then went on to play two seasons in the NFL with the Colts. But these days, he’s not playing around. “I’m Dr. White now, yes,” he told Local 4 in an interview.
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Baseball impact89fm.org —  Zach tries to prevent bringing up repressed memories of the Big Ten Tournament finish by keeping it short and sweet while analyzing the final Spartan games. He then commemorates the great season MSU had and explains why there is no reason to see 2016 as a failure. Lastly, keep listening as there is something that may come back to haunt Zach one day.
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Ice Hockey onlyfans.cstv.com —  The Michigan State hockey program released its schedule for the upcoming season on Thursday, June 2. The 2016-17 schedule consists of 34 regular-season games, including 20 Big Ten Conference matchups.
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Football mlive.com —  Michigan State's defensive lineman pipeline from Chicago continues to deliver. Jacub Panasiuk, a three-star defensive lineman, announced his verbal commitment to Michigan State on Thursday at a ceremony at his high school.
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Baseball lansingstatejournal.com —  Jake Boss is averaging 33 wins over his first eight seasons. No Michigan State baseball coach has ever done that. The Everett High graduate’s .595 winning percentage trails the legendary John Kobs for the school’s best among coaches with more than 100 games. Boss’ 264 wins already rank fourth in school history. Yet his Spartans will be at home watching again as the NCAA tournament begins Thursday.
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Football detroitnews.com —  Fans can still get season tickets for Michigan State football games this fall, they just won’t include the Oct. 29 matchup with Michigan. The full seven-game package has sold out of Michigan tickets, though packages including the remaining six games are still available. “You can only sell what you have,” Michigan State athletic director Mark Hollis said.
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Misc. msuspartans.com —  The Big Ten Conference announced the Academic All-Big Ten honorees for the 2016 spring sports season on Wednesday, June 1. In all, 96 Michigan State student-athletes were honored over the Spartans' nine spring sports. To be eligible for Academic All-Big Ten consideration, student-athletes must earn a varsity letter, be in at least their second academic year at a Big Ten institution and carry a GPA of 3.0 or higher.
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Football theonlycolors.com —  he New Orleans The Times-Picayune is doing a series getting to know some of the recently signed rookies and they had a chance to catch up with Jack after a practice. "What we built our program on is toughness.", said Allen. "Our coaches always tried to put us in difficult situations on the field, stress us out out there. It is all toughness."
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Men's Basketball mlive.com —  When Matt McQuaid hit a critical corner 3-point in the final minute against Kansas on Nov. 17, Dick Vitale proclaimed on the ESPN broadcast that "a star is born." Vitale may have gotten a bit excited on that pronouncement, as he's known to do. The Michigan State freshman didn't exactly explode onto the college basketball scene after a few critical buckets that night. Instead, McQuaid turned in an opening campaign that had its highlight moments and freshman struggles as a reserve guard in a talented Michigan State perimeter.
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Football isportsweb.com —  After the spring game, a lot of people feel that Tyler O’Connor will be under center when the season kicks off 93 days from now. However, until Dantonio makes it official, there will continue to be chatter pointing to Terry as the possible starter. With that conversation occupying social media and water cooler talk, most people appeared to have missed it when Dave Warner said that he wants a go-to running back for the upcoming season.
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Football mlive.com —  The 2017 ballot for the hall of fame was unveiled on Wednesday, and it once again featured three former Spartans players and one former coach: Morten Andersen, Kirk Gibson, Lorenzo White and Darryl Rogers. All four candidates had previously been nominated to the hall of fame, but not inducted.
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Football espn.go.com —  Mark Dantonio’s stated goal for the 2016 season is to defend his team’s Big Ten championship title. The road to Indianapolis goes through Michigan and Ohio State for the Spartans, who get the luxury of facing both of those foes in East Lansing this season. The latter of those two games is a must-win if Michigan State has any chance of returning to the College Football Playoff.
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Football freep.com —  Lansing State Journal sports producer Dan Kilbridge, LSJ sports writer Chris Solari and LSJ columnist Graham Couch discuss MSU's over/under season win total set at 7.5 in Vegas. They also break down newly-signed hoops transfer Ben Carter's place on the team, Nick Saban's beef with satellite camps, a disappointing finish to the MSU baseball season and much more.




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Men's Basketball thesportsbank.net —  Being the best means being polarizing. Being the best defender means being very physical. And of course, “if you ain’t cheatin’ you ain’t tryin,” so when you try as hard as anybody in the game, you’ll inevitably rub some people the wrong way.
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Men's Basketball theundefeated.com —  The Golden State Warriors advanced to the 2016 NBA Finals after defeating the Oklahoma City Thunder 96-88 victory in a deciding Game 7 of the Western Conference finals on Monday night at Oracle Arena in Oakland, California. The Warriors came back to win the series after being down 3-1. Green had 11 points, nine rebounds, four assists and two blocks in 40 minutes. The reigning NBA champion Warriors will face LeBron James and the Cleveland Cavaliers in a rematch of the 2015 NBA Finals, beginning Thursday at Oracle Arena.
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Misc. spartansportsnetwork.com —  Mark Hollis and special Guest Host Scott Moore are joined by Michigan State women's Golf Coach Stacy Slobodnik-Stoll and Men's Golf Coach, Casey Lubahn, plus more.
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