Football spartannation.com —  Narduzzi won the Broyles Award last year as the nation’s top assistant. He is ready for a BCS head job right now. He has three assistants in Mike Tressel, Ron Burton and Harlon “Da Bang Stick” Barnett. All three right now are head coach material, great recruiters and fine men. There are some great defensive staff’s in the nation, but nonebetter than MSU. Years from now we will look back at this group with great respect.
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Football detroitnews.com —  Michigan State junior Connor Cook is among five Big Ten quarterbacks on the preseason watch list for the Davey O’Brien Award.
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Baseball msuspartans.com —  Michigan State baseball associate head coach Mark Van Ameyde has been named head coach at Eastern Michigan, it was announced by the school on Tuesday. Van Ameyde spent six years on the Spartan staff under head coach Jake Boss Jr.
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Men's Basketball mlive.com —  Former Michigan State point guard Keith Appling saw his first playing time in the NBA summer league after signing with Portland as a free agent in a game against the Atlanta Hawks and former teammate Adreian Payne. Meanwhile, former Spartans' 2013-14 team MVP Gary Harris led the Denver Nuggets in scoring for the second time in three summer games in the Las Vegas league, albeit, on an off-shooting night.
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Men's Basketball freep.com —  The transfer who might play right away might be better off sitting out a year. The one who will sit for sure is happy about it, but there’s little doubt he’d help Michigan State right now. All three incoming freshmen could be assets for the retooled 2014-15 Spartans to varying degrees. And Denzel Valentine has them all pegged.
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Football mlive.com —  Elsworth didn't get a call back after mini camp with the Washington Redskins, but the CFL's Montreal Alouettes maintained interest in him and after a tryout last week signed him on Tuesday.
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Football detroitnews.com —  It’s hard to imagine a college football season at Michigan State as highly anticipated as the one beginning in a few weeks. The Spartans are coming of one of their most successful seasons, winning the Big Ten championship and the Rose Bowl en route to a record 13 victories. And with the core of the offense and several defensive playmakers returning, hopes are high.
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Men's Basketball freep.com —  It's a little too early to suggest Michigan State running back commit Larry Scott will be the next Adrian Peterson. But his high school coach, Brian Hoffman of Hubbard High in Northeast Ohio, would agree that Scott's running style resembles that of the star Minnesota Vikings tailback.
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Football mlive.com —  Michigan State senior Taiwan Jones was still settling into new and broadened duties as the Spartans' middle linebacker when he last took the field at the annual Green-White spring game, but Jones' experience and upside was enough to land him a spot on the 51-man Butkus Award preseason watch list.
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Football isportsweb.com —  This year there is no doubt that it is Connor Cook’s team from the start. The only thing to be decided in fall camp is who will be the number two quarterback behind Cook and how the Spartans will use Damion Terry. Here is a breakdown of what each brings to the table:
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Football spartannation.com —  This will be the deepest offense MSU has had since Dantonio arrived. The question marks at most positions have to simply do with growing up and maturing. This team has a chance to be special and be in the national title hunt. This team must embrace that early and police themselves. Will they rise to the occasion?
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Football mlive.com —  Michigan State quarterback Connor Cook was one of 39 quarterbacks — five in the Big Ten — named to the Davey O'Brien watch list on Wednesday morning. Cook should enter the 2014 season with as much momentum as any quarterback in the nation after starring performances in the Big Ten championship game against Ohio State and again in the Rose Bowl against Stanford.
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Men's Basketball detroitnews.com —  Michigan State senior swingman Branden Dawson is predicted to be one of the 10 'most productive performers' in college basketball this season, according to ESPN's John Gasaway.
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Men's Basketball mlive.com —  Adreian Payne and Gary Harris continued to have mixed results on Wednesday night as they transition to the professional ranks playing in the NBA summer league in Las Vegas.
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Football detroitnews.com —  Michigan State hosted two of Indiana’s top rising juniors on Tuesday when Fort Wayne (Bishop Luers High) wide receiver Austin Mack and Fort Wayne (Wayne High) defensive end Auston Robertson came to town. Mack, a skilled and physical 6-foot-2, 205-pound Scout 300 member, left with an offer. “It was an honor,” he told Spartan Digest’s Mike Wilson. “(Coach Dantonio) is a really good dude and respected. He was really cool and talked to me about some things. I heard he is the type of guy you can learn a lot of things from, and from other people up here.”
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