Football mlive.com —  Michigan State has been on a bye week, but that has not translated to a quiet, uneventful week where Spartan football has been concerned. In addition to taking his staff out on the road recruiting, no doubt making more inroads, Mark Dantonio has made his thoughts on the College Football Playoff rankings known, and Connor Cook has said just enough about his future to let you know it's unclear, as far as whether or not he'll return for a senior season.
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Men's Basketball freep.com —  Michigan State came in at No. 18 in the preseason Associated Press poll released today. MSU also is ranked No. 18 in the USA TODAY preseason coaches poll. Kentucky is the AP preseason No. 1, while Wisconsin came in No. 3. Ohio State is ranked No. 20, Michigan is No. 23 and Nebraska No. 21.
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Women's Basketball spartansportsnetwork.com —  With a new season underway for the Michigan State women's basketball team, new leaders and players are stepping up for the 2014-15 team. The women's basketball team is expected to have a great season as preseason rankings in various polls have them ranked as high as number five in the nation. On Thursday, head coach Suzy Merchant and a number of players spoke about the season and expectations.
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Wrestling msuspartans.com —  The Michigan State wrestling team will begin the 2014-15 season Sunday, Nov. 2 when its hosts the annual MSU Open at Jenison Field House. Action will get underway at 9 a.m., with the finals and medal matches slated to start at approximately 6 p.m. More than 25 schools and 500 wrestlers will compete in two divisions (freshman/sophomore and open) on 10 to 12 mats. The tournament is a double-elimination event and no team scores are kept.
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Football msuspartans.com —  Michigan State head coach Mark Dantonio met with reporters before Thursday's practice to give an update on the Spartans. MSU has its second bye week of the season on Saturday and will return to action Saturday, Nov. 8 to face Ohio State in Spartan Stadium at 8 p.m.
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Men's Basketball mlive.com —  "I'm not sure, since Shawn Respert, I've had a guy that has a prettier shot or a guy that can shoot it more consistently or well than (Forbes),'' Izzo said. "I've been really pleased with him. I think you should be excited to watch this kid.''
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Ice Hockey impact89fm.org —  After a troubling weekend stint in Massachusetts, the Spartans return home to East Lansing to face another daunting opponent, the No. 15 Ferris State Bulldogs.
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Football mlive.com —  To Mark Dantonio, there's only so much a head coach can do to help a slumping kicker. So he's doing the thing he thinks can help the most. "The best thing I can do is give our players confidence and I'm completely confident with our specialists," Dantonio said Thursday.
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Cross Country youtube.com —  Michigan State’s women's cross country team quietly made their way to No.1, but the fight to defend it has just begun. This Sunday the post-season starts at the Big Ten Championship in Iowa City, Iowa where the women will be looking to defend their conference title and their top national spot.


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Football detroitnews.com —  Raequan Williams, a highly-recruited defensive tackle from Chicago DePaul Prep, visited Michigan State last Saturday for their win over Michigan and left with a scholarship offer from the Spartans. That offer and his experience on the visit have the Green and White immediately moving into his list of top choices.
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Football mlive.com —  Connor Cook says that of course Ohio State will be a special game for him on Nov. 8, because he is from Hinckley, Ohio. According to Cook, everyone in Ohio loves the Buckeyes, and the fans are about as extreme as they come.
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Football spreaker.com —  Jack and Rico Beard talk with the leader of the nation's No. 8 team and the second-winningest head coach in MSU football history, Mark Dantonio.


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Men's Basketball spreaker.com —  Jack and Rico Beard talk with MSU All-America forward, 2000 team MVP, longtime NBA wing and budding broadcaster, Morris Peterson.


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Women's Basketball freep.com —  Part of the annual Michigan State women’s basketball media day is an update on the health of Madison Williams, and the latest media day was no exception.
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Football freep.com —  Michigan State defensive coordinator Pat Narduzzi came away from Saturday’s 35-11 win over Michigan with junior safety RJ Williamson on his mind.
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Football detroitnews.com —  Every team approaches a season with plenty of mantras or sayings. Michigan State is no different. With the final four games facing the Spartans after this week's bye, one phrase hammered home by defensive backs coach Harlon Barnett is "November is for contenders."
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Women's Soccer statenews.com —  For the first time all year, MSU will play a conference game with no postseason implications. MSU (9-8-1 overall, 3-8-1 Big Ten) travels to Bloomington, Ind.
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Field Hockey statenews.com —  Heading into the last game of the regular season, No. 19 MSU field hockey is looking to continue its winning ways against No. 9 Louisville this Saturday in East Lansing.
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Football mlive.com —  Mark Dantonio was speaking at a luncheon Saturday afternoon three hours before kickoff of the Michigan game when he was surprised with a rare piece of Michigan State football history. Bob Apisa, the All-American fullback at Michigan State in the 1960's, walked up to Dantonio at the luncheon and surprised him with a game ball he had kept from his playing days.
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