Football mlive.com —  Sure, that Wisconsin game on Saturday is pretty big. No. 8 vs. No. 11 in the Big Ten opener. But that game five weeks down the road in Spartan Stadium is setting up as a potential perfect storm of a rivalry game. I think you know which one I'm talking about.
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Football espn.com —  The marquee Big Ten game of Week 4 features two programs whose budding rivalry had been on the back burner because of division realignment. Fortunately for college football fans, Wisconsin and Michigan State will finally share the field again.
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Football spartannation.com —  The Wisconsin Badgers come to town looking more like a M*A*S*H unit than a football team. The Badgers top two RB’s in Corey Clement & Taiwan Deal are both questionable and not 100% should they play. OL Micah Kapoi and Jon Dietzen are both questionable as is DE Billy Hirschfeld. Out for this game are K Rafael Gaglianone (more on this later), RB Bradrick Shaw, CB Natrell Jamerson. Another key loss is LB Chris Orr who is out for the season.
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Football theonlycolors.com —  Big Ten conference play is finally here. Michigan State is kicking off this Saturday vs the Wisconsin Badgers. The Badgers are fantastic opponent to have lead off the conference schedule as these two teams always leave it on the field when they get matched up against each other. It is going to be a tight one, and defense will be key. Time to put the Green and White back on and get ready for the weekend.
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Women's Golf msuspartans.com —  The Michigan State women's golf program will welcome 11 teams to East Lansing this weekend as the Spartans host the 33rd annual Mary Fossum Invitational at Forest Akers West, Sept. 24-25. Akron, Eastern Michigan, Central Michigan, Georgia Southern, Indiana, Miami, Northern Illinois, Ohio, Princeton, Western Michigan and Xavier will join MSU in this year's event.
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Football detroitnews.com —  East Lansing is the site of one of the biggest college football games of the weekend when No. 11 Wisconsin comes to town to face No. 8 Michigan State. The list of recruits expected to be on hand is growing quickly and many notable names are already confirmed.
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Football isportsweb.com —  With the addition of Rutgers and Maryland to the Big Ten Conference, the Michigan State football team’s budding rivalry with Wisconsin was put on hold. The two most physical teams in the conference will face off once again this Saturday in a game that should be the focal point of the Big Ten this weekend. Here are three reasons the Spartans start the conference season 1-0 and three reasons they fall behind the eight ball in the Big Ten.
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Football freep.com —  One of the fastest recruits in the nation for the class of 2017 is Bradenton (Fla.) IMG Academy's Kahlee "K.J." Hamler. Before IMG, Hamler starred in football and track for Orchard Lake St. Mary's. Hamler is taking an official visit to Michigan State.
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Football blogtalkradio.com —  On your podcast for all things Spartan sports, Satchmo and DB break down Michigan State's big win over Notre Dame, try to figure out just how big a win it is and preview the Wisconsin game.
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Football detroitnews.com —  For most Michigan State athletes, there is a 10-year waiting period from the end of their careers as Spartans until they are eligible for the school’s Hall of Fame. That period was waived for former punter Mike Sadler, and on Thursday night at the Wharton Center, he was included in the induction ceremony for the 2016 class.
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Football freep.com —  His father, Paul, was a walk-on at MSU, so he has the lineage. And he has played for a Who’s Who of area coaches, who have taught him about work ethic and doing things the right way.
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Football freep.com —  Michigan State and Wisconsin offenses both thrive by keeping the ball away from their opponents. The Badgers rank first in the Big Ten and third in the Football Bowl Subdivision in time of possession at 38:25. The Spartans are third in the conference and 17th in the nation at 34:13, and they are coming off a 36-28 win at Notre Dame in which they had the ball for nearly 16 minutes more than the Irish.
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Men's Basketball freep.com —  Jaren Jackson Jr. gave Michigan State a class of one for 2017. Tom Izzo’s team has four more spots available, and the Spartans are on the hunt to add more. Grand Rapids Christian big man Xavier Tillman — an AAU teammate of Jackson’s — visited East Lansing last weekend and said this week on WQTX 92.1-FM in Lansing that he will announce his college choice next Friday. MSU, Purdue and Marquette reportedly are finalists for the 6-foot-8, 270-pound power forward/center.
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Football spartansportsnetwork.com —  Coaches Harlon Barnett and Jim Bollman join George Blaha to review the victory over Notre Dame and preview Wisconson. Junior safety, Montae Nicholson and Senior Tight End, Jamal Lyles are special guests.
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Football freep.com —  The posthumous honors for Mike Sadler continue to grow. On the day the former Michigan State punter was inducted into the MSU Athletics Hall of Fame, athletic director Mark Hollis confirmed Sadler’s No. 3 will be on the midfield logo at Spartan Stadium when the eighth-ranked Spartans host No. 10 Wisconsin on Saturday.
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Football freep.com —  Sunday morning arrived, and Brandon Clemons felt a little more tired than after the average football game. Playing on both sides of the ball for the first time in two years can wear on a big guy. He wasn’t alone. Michigan State used starting right guard Clemons at defensive tackle and tight end Jamal Lyles at defensive end in last Saturday’s win at Notre Dame.
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Football msuspartans.com —  Ed Davis made it onto the field for just one play against Notre Dame in his 2016 Michigan State debut. But, that’s one more than the sixth-year senior linebacker played all last season and he promises there will be many more. The 2015-season-ending knee injury he sustained on the first day of practice is completely healed and he expects his damaged psyche will be soon, too.
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Football landof10.com —  The big secret out of Madison this week didn’t stay secret very long. Redshirt freshman Alex Hornibrook will be starting his first game when No. 11 Wisconsin (3-0) comes to East Lansing to face No. 8 Michigan State (2-0) at Spartan Stadium.
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Football michiganstate.247sports.com —  The Michigan State-Wisconsin series might not resonate much with college football fans outside of East Lansing or Madison. For the Spartans, Badgers and their fans, though, it was becoming a highly-anticipated annual matchup after a classic finish in the 2011 regular season, a Big Ten Championship game later that year and another meeting decided on the final play in 2012. Then, the budding rivalry came to an abrupt halt. A realignment of the divisions and some schedule shuffling meant Michigan State and Wisconsin weren't guaranteed to play ever year, and they haven't since 2012.
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Field Hockey msuspartans.com —  The Michigan State field hockey team wraps up its seven-game homestand this weekend with games against Miami (Ohio) and Ohio State. The Spartans will take on the RedHawks on Saturday at 2 p.m. at Ralph Young Field, then welcomes the Buckeyes for a conference matchup on Sunday at 2 p.m. with the game airing on BTN Plus. Fans can watch online here.
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