Men's Basketball freep.com —  After MSU students painted the rock Wednesday evening, several hundred of them joined Izzo and his family, Payne and other members of the team in signing it. Izzo addressed the crowd, saying: “This, my friends, is awesome. … I’m so proud of every single person standing here.”


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Football mlive.com —  "Everything I've learned growing up from my parents is you finish something you started, you do everything you can for the team, nothing is about you, it's about making the team better,'' said O'Connor, asked why he's sticking out what might appear to be a sticky quarterback situation.
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Softball msuspartans.com —  Michigan State readies for a home-and-home series with archrival Michigan. The Wolverines, No. 5 in this week's NFCA poll, host Friday's game at 6 p.m. at Alumni Stadium in Ann Arbor. The series shifts to East Lansing for the final two days of competition, as MSU hosts the Saturday and Sunday contests at Secchia Stadium.
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Track & Field msuspartans.com —  Heading back out on the road, the Michigan State track & field team will split weekend competition as the Spartans travel to the 2014 Tennessee Relays and the Don Kleinow Invitational at Siena Heights.
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Football freep.com —  The offensive line was seen as the last piece that needed to be elevated to the championship level. By the time a 13-1, Rose Bowl-winning season of 2013 was over, it was seen as a key piece in a championship. Now it has lost three key pieces - starters Blake Treadwell, Fou Fonoti and Dan France.
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Men's Basketball bleacherreport.com —  Despite the absence of a 5-star, Izzo's next class remains well-rounded and projects to contribute for the next four years. Nairn is a next-gen Izzo point guard. Clark could fill out and become a valuable frontcourt presence. There are hints of Durrell Summers in Bess' game.
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Track & Field msuspartans.com —  The Michigan State track & field team split competition on Saturday as members of the team competed at the 2014 Tennessee Relays in Knoxville, Tenn., while several Spartans stayed in-state to compete at the Don Kleinow Invitational at Siena Heights.
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Football mlive.com —  Connor Cook came out of Michigan State’s first spring scrimmage saying he wanted to spend the next three weeks working on his accuracy after a 15-of-21 performance. A week and another scrimmage later, his completion percentage was lower in a 24-of-38 performance, and he threw another interception.
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Football mlive.com —  Senior safety Kurtis Drummond is one of two returning starters in Michigan State’s secondary, and has been identified as a likely team leader for the 2014 Spartans. Through two spring scrimmages, his play on the practice field has been leading the way.
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Football theonlycolors.com —  In what can only be called a major upset, the offense takes its second scrimmage in a row in the final moments, 38-37.
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Softball msuspartans.com —  No. 5 Michigan (33-6, 12-0 Big Ten) blew open a tight game with a big seventh inning, which included three of its four home runs on the day in a 14-0 victory over Michigan State at Secchia Stadium to secure a series sweep.
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Women's Tennis msuspartans.com —  The No. 60 Michigan State women's tennis team finished its weekend of Big Ten matches with a split after falling to No. 61 Minnesota Sunday afternoon at the MSU Outdoor Courts. On Senior Day, the Gophers edged out the Spartans, 4-3. MSU's record stands at 17-6 overall and 5-4 in conference play.
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Men's Golf msuspartans.com —  The final round of the Hawkeye-Great River Entertainment Invitational concluded today, as the Michigan State men's golf team tied for ninth at 35-over par 899 (303-294-302). Sophomore Mitch Rutledge led the Spartans by tying for 16th at 5-over par 221 (75-71-75).
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Men's Tennis msuspartans.com —  The Michigan State men's tennis team settled for a split of its Big Ten matches this weekend after losing to No. 55 Minnesota Sunday afternoon at the Baseline Tennis Center.
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Football freep.com —  Through two scrimmages, Michigan State's leading tackler is a redshirt freshman safety who would appear to be a longshot to play much on defense this season - because Kurtis Drummond, RJ Williamson and Demetrious Cox are ahead of him.
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Football freep.com —  Identity. That seemed to be the buzzword during Michigan State’s open practice last Tuesday afternoon. Quarterback Connor Cook mentioned it over five times to the media after practice and if he talked for a longer period of time, the number would have likely just increased.
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Football mlive.com —  Appearances can be deceiving, especially when it comes to interpreting spring football closed scrimmage statistics. All that was truly revealed about Michigan State football's second spring scrimmage on Saturday was the final score.
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Football mlive.com —  The moment Connor Kruse knew he was becoming a trusted piece of Michigan State’s offensive front was when coaches asked him to line up, of all places, at tight end. The then-junior offensive lineman had gotten used to being shifted around different spots on the offensive line, filling in and providing depth during his three seasons in East Lansing.
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Men's Basketball mlive.com —  With at least one forward out the door next year, Michigan State is reloading with some size. Kenny Goins, a 6-foot-8 forward from Warren Mott High School, has pledged a commitment to Michigan State as a preferred walk-on for next season, according to TJ Kelley of Inside Prep Sports. The report cites Goins's high school coach, Jeff Olind.
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