Wrestling msuspartans.com —  The Michigan State wrestling team will host the Green-White "Wrestle-Offs" on Friday, Nov. 1 at I.M. West, beginning at 6:30 p.m. All of the weight classes will be in action as the Spartans tune up for the upcoming regular season. Admission is free.
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Wrestling msuspartans.com —  Michigan State wrestling head coach Tom Minkel has announced the program's 2013-14 schedule. Highlights on this year's schedule include six duals at Jenison Field House and the annual MSU Open on Nov. 9.
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Wrestling msuspartans.com —  Michigan State head wrestling coach Tom Minkel has announced the hiring of Sam Wendland as assistant coach. Wendland, who was a two-time NCAA qualifier at Wyoming, joined the Spartan program as a volunteer assistant last season.
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Wrestling espn.go.com —  Don't write off Rashad Evans just yet. Looking to rebound from back-to-back losses, Evans (18-3-1) earned a much-needed win Saturday, edging Dan Henderson by split decision at UFC 161 inside MTS Centre. The three-round fight was competitive throughout. Two judges scored the fight 29-28 for Evans, while the third had it 29-28 for Henderson.
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Wrestling sports.yahoo.com —  Rashad Evans is talking, trying to point out that he's come back from some desperate situations before. Things haven't always been easy and have often not gone his way, but he's come out on top regardless, Evans said.
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Wrestling mmafrenzy.com —  On Saturday night, former UFC light-heavyweight titleholder Rashad Evans will enter the Octagon to face Dan Henderson in the main event of UFC 161. Although Evans has certainly been here before, the circumstances this go-round are a little different: it will be the first time in his career that Rashad will have to compete coming off of consecutive losses.
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Wrestling usatoday.com —  "I turned down the swagger a little because I wanted to be more focused in my competitions," Evans said. "But when I did that, I took a little piece away from me. I took a little of that go inside of me that pushed me, that part that made me get into a dogfight with anybody and do anything to get the win."
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Wrestling msuspartans.com —  Michigan State wrestling will bring in the No. 16 recruiting class in the country in 2013 according to Wrestling Insider Newsmagazine. The class of Javier Gasca (Kingsburg, Calif.), Christian Pagdilao (Corona, Calif.), Josh Pennell (St. Johns, Mich.) and Mitch Rogaliner (Temperance, Mich.) will join the Spartans for the 2013-14 campaign.
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Wrestling m.espn.go.com —  A light heavyweight bout between former UFC champion Rashad Evans and Dan Henderson has been promoted to the main event of UFC 161 on June 15 in Winnipeg, Canada.
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Wrestling msuspartans.com —  The Michigan State Spartan wrestling team, led by head coach Tom Minkel, has been recognized for its achievement in the classroom by the National Wrestling Coaches Association (NWCA). The Spartans earned All-Academic Team honors by ranking No. 17 in the NCAA with a cumulative team GPA of 3.087.
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Wrestling spartanpodcast.com —  Spartan Dawgs Tim Bograkos, Todd Duckett and Andre Hutson tackle the issue of revenue in intercollegiate athletics and discuss whether student-athletes should be paid some kind of stipend.
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Wrestling statenews.com —  There are two schools of thought when it comes to wrestling. The old-school guys have been around the block a few times and focus on defense and preventing big points at big times. The new-school kind of coach is more flashy and modern, following in the footsteps of Iowa State wrestling legend Dan Gable. MSU wrestling coach Tom Minkel definitely is an old school kind of coach. Discuss »
Wrestling statenews.com —  According to ancient lore — and a not-so-ancient film — when the 300 Spartans defended Thermopylae from the Persians, they used past experiences and rough times to give them the strength to push forward. In many of the same ways, this season has been one of ups and downs for the MSU wrestling team. The Spartans went winless in the Big Ten and sent four wrestlers to the NCAA Championships with no All-Americans. Nearly every dual meet had someone that underperformed, and then another in the same meet who outperformed all expectations. Discuss »
Wrestling msuspartans.com —  Dan Osterman and Michael McClure were each eliminated in session three of the NCAA Championships on Friday evening. Senior Dan Osterman lost his consolation match at 149 pounds to No. 3 seed Donald Vinson of Binghamton, 7-2. McClure won his first match in session three but lost by fall in his next match to Matthew Gibson of Iowa State, ending Michigan State's run in Des Moines. Discuss »
Wrestling msuspartans.com —  Sophomore Ryan Watts and fellow sophomore John Rizqallah were each eliminated on Thursday night in session two of the 2013 NCAA Championships in Des Moines, Iowa. Watts and Rizqallah were each wrestling their first NCAA Championships and fell in the consolation round. Both Dan Osterman and Michael McClure also lost second round championship matches but will wrestle tomorrow in session three.
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Wrestling msuspartans.com —  The NCAA Championships kicked off Thursday afternoon at the Wells Fargo Arena with first-round matches. No. 8 seed Michael McClure and senior Dan Osterman each recorded victories for MSU, while Ryan Watts and John Rizqallah each dropped their first matches. Discuss »
Wrestling msuspartans.com —  The Michigan State wrestling team heads to the NCAA Championships this weekend (March 21-23) in Des Moines, Iowa, at Wells Fargo Arena. Dan Osterman (149 pounds), Ryan Watts (157), John Rizqallah (184) and Michael McClure (HWT) will represent MSU at the NCAA Championships. McClure is the No. 8 seed at heavyweight. Discuss »
Wrestling statenews.com —  Four Spartans will make their way to Des Moines, Iowa, next weekend after strong performances at the Big Ten Championships in Champaign, Ill. Senior 149-pounder Dan Osterman, sophomore 157-pounder Ryan Watts, sophomore 184-pounder John Rizqallah and junior heavyweight Mike McClure all punched their tickets to the big tournament. Discuss »
Wrestling msuspartans.com —  The NCAA released the brackets on Wednesday for the upcoming NCAA Division I Wrestling Championships in Des Moines, Iowa on March 21-23. Three Spartans automatically qualified for the NCAA Championships based on their performances at the Big Ten Championships last weekend at Illinois: senior Dan Osterman (149 pounds), sophomore Ryan Watts (157), and junior Michael McClure (heavyweight), while sophomore John Rizqallah (184) received an at-large bid from the NCAA after failing to qualify at the Big Ten Championships. Discuss »
Wrestling msuspartans.com —  Three Spartans qualified for the NCAA Championships after finishing strong at the 2013 Big Ten Wrestling Championships at Assembly Hall on Sunday afternoon. Senior Dan Osterman took fifth at 149 pounds, sophomore Ryan Watts placed seventh at 157 and Michael McClure finished seventh at heavyweight. Discuss »