Men's Tennis msuspartans.com —  Coming off a weekend sweep of conference opponents last weekend, the 73rd-ranked Michigan State men's tennis team hits the road this weekend for a pair of matches in the state of Illinois. The Spartans (8-10, 2-3 Big Ten) will square off with No. 11 Illinois on Friday at 4 p.m. ET in Urbana, Ill. On Sunday, MSU will play No. 37 Northwestern at 1 p.m. ET in Evnaston, Ill.
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Football msuspartans.com —  Bringing Malik McDowell into the Spartan fold will most assuredly raise the national perception of MSU's signing class, which carried a grade of "incomplete" since Feb. 5, but Dantonio was more concerned with the integrity of the relationship between the parties than a ranking.
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Men's Basketball cdn.stationcaster.com —  Tom joins Huge to recap the MSU hoops season.



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Football freep.com —  On Tuesday, Michigan State hosted a pair of talented teammates on campus to observe practice and learn more about the university and football program. MSU is taking a serious look at 6-foot-7, 293-pound Cincinnati Winton Woods offensive tackle Noah Listermann. The Rivals.com three-star said he enjoyed his time in East Lansing.
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Football freep.com —  Asked how much separation there is between No. 2 quarterback Tyler O’Connor and No. 3 quarterback Damion Terry, Michigan State coach Mark Dantonio said: “Not much.”
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Football mlive.com —  Coming off his most successful season as a head football coach at Michigan State, it is safe to say that Mark Dantonio is in a bigger spotlight than ever before. On Wednesday night at the Horatio Williams Foundation in Detroit, Dantonio shared the spotlight with fellow football coaches in the metro area, from high school to youth leagues.
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Ice Hockey msuspartans.com —  Former Michigan State defenseman Jake Chelios has signed a professional tryout contract with the Chicago Wolves of the American Hockey League, it was announced by the organization on Friday, April 4
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Baseball msuspartans.com —  Michigan State will host Siena College in a three-game series this weekend at McLane Baseball Stadium, beginning with a doubleheader on Saturday at 12:05 p.m. The two teams will conclude the series with a single game at 1:05 p.m. on Sunday.
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Football msuspartans.com —  Tyler O'Connor's 9-yard touchdown pass to Aaron Burbridge in the second-to-final series lifted the offense past the defense, 27-25, Friday afternoon as the Michigan State football team held its first jersey scrimmage of spring practice inside the Duffy Daugherty Football Building.



Michigan State offense bests Spartans' defense, 27-25, in first spring scrimmage MLive
Michigan State's starting offense opened the Spartans' first full spring scrimmage with a touchdown drive capped when Connor Cook hit tailback Jeremy Langford on a short pass that Langford took 38 yards into the end zone. The final score of the 125-play scrimmage was Offense 27, Defense 25, in a game that saw the defense spotted its 25 points.

Tyler O'Connor, DeAnthony Arnett stand out in closed scrimmage Detroit Free Press
The offense beat the defense, Tyler O’Connor and DeAnthony Arnett stood out, and the Michigan State pass rush was active. Those are some of the takeaways from MSU’s first scrimmage of spring ball, which took place Friday afternoon. It was a closed scrimmage, but MSU released stats, information and comments.

MSU Offense wins 1st scrimmage The Only Colors
The Michigan State offense, behind the strength of their passing attack, won the first offense-defense Spring scrimmage by the score of 27-25. The defense was spotted 25 points at the start, a different scoring system from the past, I believe, and that lead held until the 2nd to last series of the scrimmage, when the offense finally pulled ahead.

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Football spartannation.com —  If you’re a defensive back recruit with dreams of playing in the NFL, you can’t go wrong in choosing Michigan State. East Lansing is the Promised Land for those looking to break into the NFL as a defensive back. Head coach Mark Dantonio played defensive back at South Carolina and originally coached defensive backs before a promotion to defensive coordinator and then head coach. Discuss »
Football mlive.com —  Lawrence Thomas didn't ask for the hype and the expectations. But such things accompany the lofty recruiting status Thomas received when he was rated the No. 1 player in the state and anywhere from No. 15 to No. 28 in the nation. To put that into perspective, as big of a deal as signee Malik McDowell is for Spartans, Thomas was even bigger.
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Men's Basketball mlive.com —  The Big Ten Network's Tom Dienhart put a cap on the league's 2013-14 basketball season Sunday by releasing his All-Big Ten NCAA tourney team. Michigan State had two representatives out of the starting five in power forward Adreian Payne and small forward Branden Dawson.
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Softball msuspartans.com —  Michigan State heads to Bloomington, Ind. for the second time this season, and will play Indiana in a doubleheader on Wednesday at 4 and 6 p.m. • The Spartans trail the all-time series against the Hoosiers by a 49-60 margin, but the Spartans trail 21-22 in games played in Bloomington.
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Baseball statenews.com —  The difference was on the mound for MSU baseball this past weekend. Strong performances from junior right-handed pitcher Mick VanVossen, sophomore righty Justin Alleman and left-handed redshirt freshman Cam Vieaux powered the Spartans to a three-game sweep of Siena to improve to 17-11 overall.
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Baseball statenews.com —  MSU baseball will look to extend its seven-game winning streak this week with more midweek back-to-back games against Central Michigan and Western Michigan, starting with the Chippewas on Tuesday at McLane Baseball Stadium at Old College Field.
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Football msn.foxsports.com —  Dantonio said he believes the Michigan State program is "on the verge of something even greater. You can feel that. It may not happen next year, it may not happen the year after that, but you can feel it. I truly believe the best is yet to come." Dantonio couldn't help but smile as he told the crowd that his team didn't crack the top 25 last year until the ninth week of the season. "I've learned after numerous years...it's how you finish," he said. "You have to play well through November. We still have a mindset. It's nothing personal but I don't worry about where people pick us."
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Football mlive.com —  Mark Dantonio said the typical position shuffles and depth chart changes are underway, but clearly nothing too alarming that the head coach didn't anticipate or feel his Michigan State football team could handle. Dantonio met with reporters before the Spartans' seventh practice of the spring on a partly cloudy, 63-degree day that seemed to lift the spirits of the coaching staff and the players, who until Tuesday had not been able to conduct a full workout outside.
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Football statenews.com —  The MSU football team enjoyed some sunshine on Tuesday as it moved outside for the sixth practice of the spring. Head coach Mark Dantonio addressed the media, discussing position battles and depth chart adjustments in the wake of injuries.
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Football detroitnews.com —  Senior Taiwan Jones entered spring practice as the starter after spending his first three seasons on the outside. Freshman Jon Reschke, who redshirted last season, was listed as the backup. But entering the sixth practice this spring, Jones continued to be slowed by an ankle injury and Reschke had moved into the No. 1 spot.
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