Football freep.com —  “I think the way we were running the football, or starting to in the second quarter and early third, that we need to be able to continue to do that,” Mark Dantonio said Thursday before MSU’s first practice of the week. “And I don’t have an answer for that other than Oregon started getting us in more passing yardage situations and they’ve got a good football team.”
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Football statenews.com —  I thought Connor played very well, but in the fourth quarter he needs to play better,” Dantonio said. “He’d be the first to admit that because coming down the stretch, that’s when your quarterback needs to play very very well and he had his opportunities to do those different things and he’s good enough, he’s proven he’s good enough."
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Football mlive.com —  Mark Dantonio eased his Michigan State players back into football mode on Thursday, ready to re-evaluate positions, renew competition and put the Spartans’ 46-27 loss to Oregon in the rearview mirror. “There’s always disappointment when you lose a tough football game,’’ said Dantonio, whose team saw an 11-game win streak dating back to last season snapped on the road by the No. 2-ranked Ducks.
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Volleyball statenews.com —  The No. 23 Spartans (4-2) will try and get the taste of defeat out of their mouth this week when they head to the west coast to face No. 18 Oregon (6-0) and undefeated Oregon State (6-0). MSU is on a two game losing streak and believe their mistakes last weekend were more mental than anything else. “I think we all know in our heads what we need to do better,” senior libero Kori Moster said.
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Football spartansportsnetwork.com —  Will Tieman asks Coach Dantonio about Junior Receiver AJ Troup
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Field Hockey msuspartans.com —  No.19 Michigan State (2-2) hits the road for the second consecutive weekend, taking on Kent State (2-2) on Saturday and Richmond (2-2) on Sunday. Both games will be noon starts and will be played on the campus of Kent State University.
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Football freep.com —  With a bye week, Michigan State football coach Mark Dantonio is using the time to visit several Detroit-area high schools. The Spartans are still looking to put the finishing touches on the recruiting class of 2015 and get a jump start on 2016-17.
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Men's Basketball mlive.com —  Michigan State has been one of the most consistent basketball teams in the country, with 17 straight NCAA tournament appearances and 20 wins in nine of the last 10 seasons. But how well are the Spartans set up for the future? Pretty well, according to a recent analysis by ESPN.com. The website looked ahead to the next three seasons and ranked college basketball programs in order of likely success, looking at coaching, current talent, recruiting and more.
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Women's Soccer msuspartans.com —  The Michigan State women's soccer team will begin Big Ten play this weekend by hosting both Wisconsin and Minnesota at DeMartin Stadium. The Spartans and No. 9 Badgers will kick off at 3:30 on Friday and the game will be televised live on BTN. On Sunday, MSU and Minnesota will meet at noon. Discuss »
Men's Soccer msuspartans.com —  The seventh-ranked undefeated Michigan State men's soccer team will host a pair of games at DeMartin Stadium. On Thursday, Sept. 11, MSU will take on Valparaiso at 5 p.m. and will take on Loyola for Alumni Day on Sunday, Sept. 14 at 2:30 p.m.
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Football mlive.com —  Coach Mark Dantonio will look to correct the mistakes made against Oregon while building around the team strengths. Here are six players who are off to strong starts this season
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Football mlive.com —  Spartans coach Mark Dantonio said this week that the decision makes for stiffer competition in the Big Ten’s new east division. “It intensifies it, certainly,” Dantonio said Wednesday on SiriusXM. “I think you always want to play for something, I’m sure it’s very difficult if you’re Penn State to just play and at the end of the year you say ‘Well, what do we get after these wins and losses?’
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Men's Basketball freep.com —  Three viable Michigan State options remain for two spots in 2015 after the latest Chicago-area star to shun Tom Izzo's program -- after another apparent strong start for the Spartans.
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Women's Soccer statenews.com —  With four goals in her first six collegiate games, freshman forward Jamie Cheslik has been on a tear. Unfortunate for the Big Ten, she might just be getting started. Cheslik’s nine points lead the team, and she has easily taken the most shots with 22. Her aggression and goal scoring are major reasons the Spartans have started the season 6-0 and have slowly moved up the rankings to No. 15, according to Soccer America.
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Cross Country msuspartans.com —  The Michigan State men's and women's cross country programs will host the 25th annual Auto-Owners Spartan Invitational Friday, Sept. 12. The event will take place at MSU's Forest Akers East Golf Course, beginning with the women's collegiate 6K race at 12 p.m., followed the men's collegiate 8K race at approximately 12:30 p.m. The high school men's and women's 5K races will start at 1:10 p.m. and the middle school races will get underway at approximately 6:20 p.m.
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Football spartansportsnetwork.com —  Will Tieman and Coach Dantonio talk about the bye week bringing a chance to recruit
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Football mlive.com —  Tyson Smith was recruited to Michigan State as a cornerback. But if the first two high school games of his senior year prove anything, he’s equally proficient as a wide receiver. Smith finished with two receptions and two interceptions in Orchard Lake St. Mary’s 55-6 win over Harper Woods Chandler Park last week.
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Men's Basketball lansingstatejournal.com —  Draymond Green is beginning his third NBA season with the Golden State Warriors. Green, the 35th overall pick in the 2012 draft, averaged 6.2 points, 5.0 rebounds and 1.9 assists in nearly 22 minutes per game last season. Entering the final season of a rookie contract, Green is set to earn $915,243 this upcoming season. The Warriors begin training camp on Sept. 30. Green spoke to the Lansing State Journal columnist Graham Couch recently about his NBA career and his expectations for this year's Michigan State basketball team.
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Men's Basketball btpowerhouse.com —  The Michigan State Spartans enter the 2014-2015 season needing to replace two NBA first round picks in Adreain Payne and Gary Harris, as well as four year starting point guard, Keith Appling. Throw in the dismissal/departure of Kenny Kaminski, who was thought to be rotational player this season, and it appears as though there is some uncertainty in East Lansing as they prepare for the upcoming year.
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