Football chicagotribune.com —  A two-time All-American center and captain for the Big Ten champion Michigan State Spartans, Jack Allen had hoped to be selected in the NFL draft, which was held April 28-30 in Chicago. Despite not being among the 253 picks in the seven-round draft, Allen, a former Hinsdale Central offensive lineman, moved a step closer to realizing his childhood dream of making an NFL roster by signing a free-agent contract Saturday, April 30, with the New Orleans Saints.
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Misc. spartansportsnetwork.com —  A familiar face joins the Sideliners via the phone. Joe Rexrode joins to recap the NFL draft and share our thoughts on Cook/Conklin. Doug Kingsriter joined to discuss his career at Minnesota.
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Misc. thegame730am.com —  There is now a great discussion, who was the better two sport superstar at MSU? Yesterday, on the Mad Dog Show that question came up. Who was the better two sport star? Was it Kirk Gibson, Brad Van Pelt or even possibly Andre Rison?
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Men's Basketball mlive.com —  Some of the most notable Michigan State players from the last 20 years are taking another shot at winning a basketball tournament together. A group of Spartans alumni players have formed a team to play in The Basketball Tournament this summer, dubbed "Spartan Heroes".
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Football sportingnews.com —  Malik McDowell came to the realization after looking around during the first week of spring practice. Shilique Calhoun was nowhere to be heard. Fellow Detroit native Lawrence Thomas was gone. So was team leader Joel Heath. The Michigan State junior defensive tackle is the lone starter remaining from the front four that helped the Spartans advance to the College Football Playoff.
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Football theonlycolors.com —  The 2016 NFL Draft has come and gone. Unfortunately for several Michigan State Spartans, they did not hear their names called during the draft. The good news is by going undrafted, those guys are able to pick the team they sign with, which can often lead to them ending up in the best situation possible for their NFL futures.
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Men's Basketball si.com —  Golden State’s opening win over Portland in the second round had Draymond Green’s fingerprints all over it. The Warriors’ do-it-all All-Star played point forward on offense and locked down multiple positions on defense on his way to a triple-double in the 118-106 victory at Oracle on Sunday.
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Football michiganstate.247sports.com —  When Terry Samuel looks in the mirror and sees more gray hair than he did when he arrived at Michigan State in 2011, he doesn’t really have to wonder why. Five years can do that, but it’s rather easy to pinpoint the root of the changes in his roots to the 2012 season that wore on him, wore on his players and wore on everyone affiliated with Michigan State. “A lot of my gray hair is because of it, no doubt,” he said.
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Football mlive.com —  "I think that my feeling is that it needs to be a level playing field," Dantonio said on Sunday. "There's a lot of things that are positive about satellite camps. There's probably a couple negatives in there. So I think people are trying to make good decisions and try and get it so that everybody has equal opportunity and that it doesn't just go -- it just doesn't run wild."
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Football theonlycolors.com —  It was a successful NFL Draft weekend for the Michigan State Spartans as the school's five draft picks tied for eighth-most nationally. While the slide of Connor Cook to the fourth round was disappointing, Jack Conklin was a top-10 pick and five draftees is definitely something to be proud of. In the Big Ten, only Ohio State had more selections.
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Baseball msuspartans.com —  Michigan State designated hitter Zack McGuire has been named Big Ten Player of the Week, as announced by the conference office on Monday afternoon. The righty hit .500 with three doubles and five RBIs to go along with his first home run of the season in four games last week. McGuire led the Spartans to a 3-1 record, including a series win over No. 16 Michigan.
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Football mlive.com —  Arjen Colquhoun is headed to Dallas this week as an unsigned rookie free agent looking to find a spot on the Cowboys' roster. It's an opportunity Colquhoun earned by improving each year at Michigan State, evolving into the Spartans' best cornerback by the end of last season, according to MSU secondary coaching guru Harlon Barnett, once a former All-American DB himself.
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Misc. spartansportsnetwork.com —  Mark Hollis is joined by MSU Director of Admissions Jim Cotter and Baseball Legend Kirk Gibson at the Orange County Scholarship Golf Outing in Laguna Niguel, California.
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Men's Basketball theonlycolors.com —  High-flying Miles Bridges at 6'7" looks to make a huge impact at Michigan State this season at the small forward position this year.
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Men's Basketball mlive.com —  Denzel Valentine and Deyonta Davis will both have the chance to solidify themselves as mid-first round NBA draft picks -- or potentially move up draft boards -- in the league's showcase event for prospects. Both former Michigan State players have earned invites to the NBA draft combine next week in Chicago, according to a Sunday report from ESPN.
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Men's Basketball espn.go.com —  Draymond Green set the record for plus-minus in a season, with the Golden State Warriors outscoring opponents by a mere 1,070 points in 2015-16. Draymond Green is not a superstar. Draymond Green led all players in real plus-minus this season, after finishing in the top 8 last season. Draymond Green is not a superstar. Through six playoff games, with Stephen Curry only assisting in four total quarters of action, Draymond Green is +120, averaging 14.8 points, 10.2 rebounds and 7.3 assists. Draymond Green is not a superstar.
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Football freep.com —  If buzz from coaches and teammates are any indication of future performance, the Spartans may have found their next go-to receiver in true freshman Donnie Corley.
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Football detroitnews.com —  For Michigan State coach Mark Dantonio, watching the NFL draft brings its share of mixed emotions. There’s pride when players that have been a big part of your program get selected, especially in the first round as the Spartans have had for three straight years after tackle Jack Conklin went No. 8 overall to the Titans on Thursday. But there’s frustration when things don’t go the way you see it, when the winningest quarterback in program history falls from a potential first-round pick to the fourth round or an All-American goes undrafted.
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Football freep.com —  “I was probably living through the entire thing as well. Watched the entire draft. I was disappointed,” Dantonio said. “I think that Connor is an excellent football player. He's done a tremendous job for us here and for his football team, and a lot of that success that we've had can be credited to his play and his leadership on our football team. I think that speaks volumes.”
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