Football freep.com —  One of the top running back recruits in the Midwest for the class of 2017 will be Antjuan Simmons of Ann Arbor Pioneer High. The 6-foot-0, 205-pound prospect already has multiple offers on the table and the Michigan State coaching staff has been in frequent contact. I spoke with him about his recruitment.
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Men's Basketball isportsweb.com —  While Spartan fans heard the news earlier in the week of Eron Harris being suspended from the team indefinitely, there is still light at the end of the tunnel. We are only a short four months away from college basketball season, but Deyonta Davis is already creating waves of anticipation in East Lansing.
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Football spartanavenue.com —  Plaxico Burress is one of the players who saw success under Saban while he was at Michigan State, playing wide receiver for the Spartans from 1998-99. After Saban was interviewed recently, saying that he thinks players are too concerned and get too caught up with NFL projections, Burress wasn’t afraid to speak his mind, via Twitter, about his former head coach.
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Football isportsweb.com —  Michigan State University’s 2015 football team is expected to do well on the field this fall. When a team is expected to do well on the field, its players usually do well on preseason “watch lists” — lists that are designed to draw attention to the award as the season approaches.
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Men's Basketball nba.com —  The L.A. Clippers announced today the team has signed forward Branden Dawson. The Clippers acquired the rights to the 56th overall pick in the 2015 NBA Draft in a draft night trade with the New Orleans Pelicans.
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Volleyball msuspartans.com —  as a freshman, Alyssa Garvelink set out to build upon her successful 2014 campaign. This summer, the rising sophomore took another step in that process by competing on the U.S. Collegiate National Team in New Orleans. Garvelink was with the team from June 21-29, where they trained and competed in conjunction with the USA Volleyball Girls’ Junior National Championships.
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Football mlive.com —  Michigan State's football veterans returned to work in what's known as the "Bottom Line Program" in the Duffy Daugherty Football Building on Monday, while the incoming freshmen are in their second week of training. Ken Mannie, the longest-tenured head football strength and conditioning coach in the Big Ten, said there hasn't been a skip in attitude.
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Ice Hockey mlive.com —  Travis Walsh shares the same dream as many of the other plays who attended the Detroit Red Wings development camp last week in Traverse City. He wants to play in the NHL. But Walsh's story is a bit different.
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Football mlive.com —  Michigan State defensive lineman Lawrence Thomas and linebacker Ed Davis have been added to the 2015 Bronko Nagurski watch list. Senior defensive end Shilique Calhoun was the only Spartans' player on the original watch list, but the Football Writers Association of America is proactive in making sure the most deserving players get the proper preseason recognition.
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Men's Basketball usab.com —  The last time 6-foot-5 guard Denzel Valentine, one of the final 12 players selected for the 2015 U.S. Pan American Men’s Basketball Team, was competing on a basketball hardwood, he was helping lead Tom Izzo’s Michigan State Spartans to a Final Four appearance by averaging 14.6 points throughout the NCAA Tournament. With a loss to eventual NCAA champ Duke ending his junior collegiate season, Valentine is eager for the opportunity to compete with USA Basketball.
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Men's Basketball shanahan.report —  Michigan State basketball coach Tom Izzo taped a "Don't ever give up" video for the V Foundation and ESPYs that has been playing on ESPN.com.
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Football mlive.com —  Michigan State senior linebacker Darien Harris was named to the Butkus Award watch list, and Jack Allen, Shilique Calhoun and Jack Conklin are among the 145 players listed on the Rotary Lombardi Award watch list.
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Football thesportsbank.net —  We could be re-hashing the era of “Big 2, Little 8″ in the Big Ten right now. Except this time, it’s a different school from the state of Great Lakes Splendor that is on par with Ohio State. Michigan State football has done much more than just arrived; it’s elite. The Buckeyes are still the class of the league, but the Spartans are the clear cut number two. So I guess you could call it “Big 2, Little 12.”
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Football soundcloud.com —  Michigan State strength and condition coach, Ken Mannie, joined Mike and Steve to discuss what is currently going on in the program to prepare the players for the upcoming season.



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Misc. spreaker.com —  On Monday's Drive, Jack, Joe Rexrode and Doug Warren discuss who should be on Michigan State's "Mt. Rushmore" in
1. Football
2. (Men's) Basketball
3. Other Sports
4. Administration and Coaching




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Women's Basketball freep.com —  Aerial Powers is golden. The Michigan State junior scored a game-high 27 points today, leading Team USA to an 82-63 victory over Canada in the gold medal final of the World University Games in South Korea.
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Men's Basketball mlive.com —  The Michigan State basketball program is one of five that made the cut for Miles Bridges, a 6-foot-7, 220-pound prospect in the 2016 class. Bridges spent his freshman season at Flint Southwestern before transferring to his current school, Huntington Prep, in Huntington, West Virginia.
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Misc. mlive.com —  It's not just the players and coaches. John Meredith, a longtime tattoo artist at Splash of Color, says Michigan State tattoos are the name of the game around East Lansing. "People are always coming in here, and Michigan State tattoos are very popular - the Spartan head (is popular) and the other one they get is the gruff Sparty,'' Meredith said, referring to the ever-popular cartoonish Spartan head logo. "Oh, and they also get the Spartan block 'S.'
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Men's Basketball startribune.com —  At 6-10, Adreian Payne gives the Wolves legitimate NBA power forward size and athleticism. He also possesses a shooting touch fairly uncommon in such a big man, as long as he remembers he still is a big man.
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