Men's Basketball freep.com —  It's been six weeks and nine games, and it'll be at least one more – Michigan State freshman guard/forward Javon Bess said after taking part in portions of Thursday's practice that he won't play Sunday against Oakland but hopes to debut Wednesday against Eastern Michigan.
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Men's Basketball msuspartans.com —  After a week of academic finals, Michigan State is back in action, hosting Oakland on Sunday evening. The Spartans and Golden Grizzlies are meeting for the third straight season and the eighth time in nine seasons. It's the second of seven straight home games for MSU.
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Football freep.com —  A year ago, Michigan State fans infiltrated Stanford's Rose Bowl ticket allotment to satisfy robust demand, resulting in an estimated 60,000 green-clad spectators in the 92,542-seat stadium for MSU's 24-20 win. This year, Baylor might end up doing the same thing to MSU. The MSU ticket office had sold about 6,000 of its allotment of 13,000 tickets for the Jan. 1 Cotton Bowl as of the close of business Thursday, a day after opening things to the public.
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Men's Basketball mlive.com —  Bess hopes to return to action within the next week from an injury that has kept him out the entire season. His return will give Spartans fans the first glimpse of a player who was competing for a starting job until near the end of the preseason. He said he plans to dress for Sunday's game against Oakland, and could play as early as Wednesday against Eastern Michigan.
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Football onlyfans.cstv.com —  Michigan State junior offensive lineman Jack Allen has been named first-team All-American by USA TODAY, while fifth-year senior safety Kurtis Drummond has earned second-team honors from the national newspaper
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Men's Basketball detroitnews.com —  There's no doubt there's a competition between Matt Costello and Gavin Schilling, but the Michigan State teammates aren't making it about one player being better than the other.
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Football mlive.com —  Drew Stanton was knocked out of the Arizona Cardinals NFL game against St. Louis on Thursday night with a knee injury, the extent of which has not been disclosed. "We know he has a knee injury, (but) we have no idea what the extent of it is, he's had a previous one'' Arizona coach Bruce Arians said after Arizona improved to an NFL-best 12-3 with the 12-6 win. "We'll take it very slow with him and see how it goes.''
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Football freep.com —  Mark Dantonio has used this week to get on the road and recruit. He has stopped into the schools of several players that the staff is actively recruiting for the class of 2016 and had in-home visits with two players for the class of 2015.
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Men's Soccer onlyfans.cstv.com —  Men's soccer senior co-captains Fatai Alashe and Adam Montague were invited to participate in the 2015 Adidas MLS Player Combine as announced by Major League Soccer on Thursday, Dec. 11.
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Football onlyfans.cstv.com —  Michigan State junior defensive end Shilique Calhoun and junior cornerback Trae Waynes have been named second-team All-Americans by the Walter Camp Football Foundation, as selected by NCAA FBS head coaches and sports information directors.
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Men's Soccer onlyfans.cstv.com —  Four men's soccer athletes were named to the All-Midwest Regional Teams by the National Soccer Coaches Association of America on Wednesday, Dec. 10.
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Ice Hockey msuspartans.com —  Last Friday, Michigan State played its worst game of the season. Without question, the Spartans' 5-0 loss to Minnesota was a game to forget. Last Saturday, Michigan State played its best game of the year. Without a doubt, the Spartans 3-3 tie and shootout victory over the No. 3/6 Gophers was a game to savor. So what will the Spartans deliver on Sunday when they close out the pre-Christmas part of the season with a nonconference contest against Clarkson?
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Football freep.com —  Mark Dantonio is grinding away — always working, always striving for something better, constantly moving, never taking anything for granted. He would never stop to look around — pausing is not in his DNA — but he has created a program in his own image.
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Football freep.com —  As the final minutes ticked away in the 34-10 victory over Penn State Saturday afternoon, it put the finishing touches on the end of another regular season in MSU football history. The win gave the Spartans to their fourth double-digit win total since Mark Dantonio arrived, something he's now accomplished in four of the last five seasons. It was also the final regular season game for members of Michigan State's 2010 recruiting class, one that forever changed the Spartan football program.
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Football msuspartans.com —  Michigan State sophomore R.J. Shelton, who returned three kickoffs for a career-high 135 yards (45.0 avg.) and one touchdown in Michigan State's 34-10 win at Penn State, has been named Big Ten Co-Special Teams Player of the Week.
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Men's Basketball detroitnews.com —  Michigan State rose one spot to 19 in the latest Associated Press Top 25 poll released Monday.
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Football mlive.com —  The Spartans finish the regular season ranked among the top 15 teams in the country in both total defense and total offense, and are ranked among the top 25 in nearly every category on both sides of the ball.
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Football mlive.com —  Michigan State was previously the only team in the league not to have had a player selected by the Big Ten for a weekly award.
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Football mlive.com —  Michigan State offensive line coach Mark Staten, whose group opened holes for Jeremy Langford to rush for 118 yards against a Nittany Lions' defense that entered the game ranked No. 1 in the nation against the run, had said a win on Saturday would mean a lot on the recruiting trail. "I recruit Pennsylvania, so it helps,'' Staten said last week. "For me, it means a lot because I've gotten to know a lot of the guys from Pennsylvania and their families, and I want them to, as we say in Michigan, be able to walk the streets.''
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