Football mlive.com —  Michigan State has been a consensus preseason top 10 pick in the early-bird polls, most recently No. 7 in the Athlon Sports annual. But the only exclusive mention the Spartans received on the list compiled of ESPN staff members among the top 100 was their Sept. 12 date with Oregon, when Michigan State looks to avenge the 46-27 defeat it suffered in Eugene last season.
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Men's Basketball michiganstate.247sports.com —  The latest to offer praise for the Spartans was Minnesota general manager Rick Spielman after the Vikings selected Trae Waynes on Thursday night. “It’s an advantage when you get a guy from Michigan State,” Spielman said, “especially in our situation, on a defensive side, that it’s going to be well-coached coming out. “Not that all these kids coming out aren’t well coached, but at Michigan State, they do an exceptional job with their kids.”
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Football mlive.com —  Cornerback Trae Waynes became the highest draft pick of the Mark Dantonio era at Michigan State on Thursday night when Minnesota selected him with the 11th overall pick.
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Football spartanavenue.com —  Heading into the recruiting long-haul, class of 2016 three-star athlete from Ohio Jonah Morris is happy to have been offered by one of his top schools: Michigan State. The Spartans offered the up-and-coming prospect on Wednesday and they’re hoping to get a commitment from the two-way player in the near future.
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Baseball detroitnews.com —  Jim Shonerd of Baseball America has Michigan State in his latest projected field of 64 for the tournament, which he unveiled Friday, making it as an at-large selection and No. 3 seed in a regional hosted by Southern California.
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Football freep.com —  Mark Dantonio is used to giving speeches to college students, but the room will be a bit larger than normal on May 10. Dantonio will give the commencement address to MSU's College of Education at 3:30 p.m. that day at Breslin Center, MSU announced today.
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Softball onlyfans.cstv.com —  Michigan State snapped a four-game skid with a 4-3 victory over Maryland on Friday at Secchia Stadium. Kassidy Kujawa had a pair of hits and two RBI, and Kristina Zalewski tossed three innings of no-hit relief to earn the win.
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Baseball onlyfans.cstv.com —  A pair of five-run innings helped the Michigan State baseball team top Purdue, 12-2, on Friday afternoon at McLane Baseball Stadium in the opening game of the weekend series between the teams.
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Track & Field onlyfans.cstv.com —  The Michigan State track & field teams got off to a strong with the help of another record-breaking performance by senior Leah O'Connor on Friday at the Jesse Owens Invitational.
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Football freep.com —  Trae Waynes gave a one-word response when asked whether he can hold up physically against bigger NFL receivers. "Yep." Minnesota general manager Rick Spielman summed up his pick of Waynes in five. "Everything we were looking for," Spielman told reporters, shortly after the Vikings took the former Michigan State cornerback in the first round Thursday with the No. 11 overall pick.
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Football msuspartans.com —  Waynes is the second No. 1 pick selected from Michigan State under ninth-year head coach Mark Dantonio. He followed by a year, former defensive backfield counterweight Darqueze Dennard, who was chosen 24th overall by the Cincinnati Bengals. It's the first time the Spartans have placed cornerbacks in the opening round of back-to-back drafts and only the sixth time that's happened in the NFL. Waynes is also the highest-drafted cornerback in Minnesota franchise history, though he refused to characterize his rise from Bradford, where he wasn't even MSU's primary target, in terms of rags-to-riches.
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Football mlive.com —  Michigan State tailback Jeremy Langford figures to be on the edge of his seat when the NFL draft continues at 7 p.m. tonight with Rounds 2 and 3 from Chicago. Two running backs were selected in the first round on Thursday night, Georgia's Todd Gurley at No. 10 and Wisconsin's Melvin Gordon at No. 15, and that could signal that NFL teams are once again placing a higher value on the position.
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Football detroitnews.com —  Michigan State continues to raise its profile, with a couple of double-digit-win seasons and another top-five finish, building on the Rose Bowl win. Cornerback Trae Waynes was selected 11th overall by the Minnesota Vikings, becoming the highest draft pick under coach Mark Dantonio. Waynes was the first cornerback selected in the 2015 draft and follows cornerback Darqueze Dennard — who was the No. 24 overall pick last season by the Cincinnati Bengals.
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Men's Basketball freep.com —  State is ranked 12th on Eamonn Brennan's Revised Way-Too-Early Top 25 for 2015-16 at ESPN.com. Brennan writes: "No team has risen higher in our rankings than Tom Izzo's Spartans, who checked in at No. 24 on April 7. What happened?
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Football mlive.com —  Calvin Johnson, Jordy Nelson, Randall Cobb, Alshon Jeffery and Golden Tate -- five of the NFL's top 16 receivers from a season ago -- would be tough to face once a season, much less twice. But Minnesota Vikings first-round draft pick Trae Waynes says he's ready to tackle all of them, both literally and figuratively.
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Football mlive.com —  Lippett has been projected as high as the third round or as low as the fifth round by various recruiting analysts at different times in the process, with ESPN analyst Mel Kiper Jr. projecting him as a fourth-round pick.
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