Football freep.com —  He is big and strong enough to be one of the top linebackers in the state. Yet he is also fast enough to be one of the top track athletes in the region. Add just the right amount of athletic ability to also get it done on the basketball court, and you have a special athlete. That is why Battle Creek Central High’s Brandon Randle was named the 2015-16 Battle Creek Enquirer Male Athlete of the Year, as selected by the Enquirer sports staff.
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Men's Basketball mlive.com —  After a game of made shots, passes and sprints up and down the court, Tum Tum Nairn was able to say something he hadn't been able for all of last season. "I'm pain-free," Nairn said on Thursday after his debut at the Moneyball Pro-Am. "Praise God for that, I'm pain-free." Nairn, Michigan State's rising junior point guard, is confident the nagging foot injury that kept him limited his entire sophomore year is at last behind him.
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Football michiganstate.247sports.com —  In high school, Gabe Sherrod was a basketball player and All-Conference quarterback at Perryville (Md.). He began his college career at FCS school Delaware State as a receiver but grew into a tight end's body. Then, after his redshirt freshman season, the Hornets coaching staff decided that the best fit for Sherrod might be on defense. And that brings us to where he's at today.
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Football mlive.com —  Gabe Sherrod continued to consider Michigan State through the spring and early summer, and in doing so took a gamble on himself. The former Delaware State defensive end had verbally committed to Syracuse in March, choosing the ACC program for his fifth year of eligibility as a graduate transfer. But he took a visit to Michigan State in early May anyway, and came home conflicted about where he wanted to spend the 2016 season.
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Men's Basketball michiganstate.247sports.com —  NBA Summer League action continued Tuesday afternoon and evening. Here's a quick rundown of how the Spartans pursuing NBA dreams fared, meaning mostly let's take a look at another big performance from Bryn Forbes.
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Football michiganstate.247sports.com —  On Wednesday, tight end Josiah Price was one of 45 players named to the John Mackey Award Watch List, while center Brian Allen was one of 61 players to land on the watch list for the Rimington Trophy. They join Riley Bullough and Malik McDowell, who were selected to the Bednarik Award Watch List on Tuesday.
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Men's Basketball mlive.com —  Nick Ward says it all feels a bit different nowadays. Having committed to Michigan State way back in April 2015, before the Spartans' 2016 recruiting class picked up the likes of Miles Bridges, Josh Langford and Cassius Winston, Ward is now feeling what life is like as a Spartan. Wearing an MSU T-shirt, he posed for pictures -- squatting over alongside kids and towering over adults -- on Tuesday. He held a bit of celebrity status at the Moneyball Pro-Am. Ward's life has changed. He's college basketball player.
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Football michiganstate.247sports.com —  In a ranking of the top-10 Big Ten running backs by BTN's Tom Deinhart, Scott was listed at No. 4. Taking the top spot was Penn State sophomore Saquon Barkley, followed by Northwestern junior Justin Jackson and Wisconsin senior Corey Clement. All three are certainly good running backs, but the sky is the limit for Scott.
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Football msuspartans.com —  Michigan State senior Josiah Price, who owns the most touchdown catches (16) by a tight end in school history, has been named to the 2016 watch list for the John Mackey Award, presented to college football’s most outstanding tight end since 2000.
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Football msuspartans.com —  Michigan State junior Brian Allen has been named to the 2016 watch list for the Rimington Trophy, presented to college football’s most outstanding center since 2000.
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Track & Field lansingstatejournal.com —  Leah O’Connor has come a long way from being a shy student coming into her own at Croswell-Lexington High School. The Michigan State University graduate is in a good position to qualify for the 2016 Summer Olympics after a strong performance Monday. O’Connor finished second in the women’s 3,000-meter steeplechase during the first round of qualifying at the U.S. Olympic Track and Field Qualifying Trials in Eugene, Oregon.
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Women's Golf onlyfans.cstv.com —  Michigan State women’s golfers Alison Knowles, Katie Sharp and Gabby Yurik have been named to the 2015-16 Women's Golf Coaches Association (WGCA) All-America Scholar Division I Team.
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Men's Basketball michiganstate.247sports.com —  Playing for the Spurs Summer League team in Salt Lake City after signing a one-year deal with San Antonio, Forbes scored 16 points on 6-for-9 shooting, including a 2-for-5 mark from the 3-point line and two free throws. He posted a game-high plus/minus of 26 and, perhaps most impressively, led the Spurs with eight rebounds.
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Men's Basketball impact89fm.org —  In his freshman year, he showed flashes of athleticism when putting the ball on the floor. But that was it, flashes. After that, it was all downhill. His commitment to the game has been questioned by Coach Izzo and his playing time has remained pretty steady in his three years; that’s not a good thing.
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Football freep.com —  They enjoyed the final vestiges of their summer and childhood over the long holiday weekend. Come Tuesday, Michigan State’s newest football players all will be learning to balance the advanced academic workload and life away from home with the demands of being a lowly freshman again on the field. Their journey from prized high school recruits to college students will be complete, their next phase of football just beginning. Mark Dantonio's most highly regarded 2016 class finally will arrive on campus.
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Men's Basketball freep.com —  Lansing State Journal sports producer Dan Kilbridge and LSJ columnist Graham Couch provide a full scouting report for MSU's incoming freshman hoops class of last week's action at the Moneyball Pro-Am. They also guess how Tom Izzo will distribute minutes this season, discuss key returning players and much more.


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Football msuspartans.com —  Senior linebacker Riley Bullough and junior defensive lineman Malik McDowell have been named to the 2016 Bednarik Award Watch List, the Maxwell Football Club announced on Tuesday. The Bednarik Award has been presented to college football’s defensive player of the year since 1995.
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Track & Field msuspartans.com —  Five Spartans qualified for finals over the weekend at the U.S. Track & Field Olympic Trials at Historic Hayward Field in Eugene, Oregon. Sophomore Katelyn Daniels concluded the discus competition in 10th on Saturday, July 2. Three of MSU’s four alumni racing in the women’s steeplechase on Monday, July 4, crossed the line in the top 14 to earn a spot in Thursday’s final. Leah O’Connor paced the group with a 9:37.55 to win her heat. Recent graduate Katie Landwehr finished in fifth in heat three, while Nicole Bush was fourth in heat one. Tori Franklin will be jumping in Thursday’s final of the triple jump after taking ninth in the qualifying round.
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Men's Basketball michiganstate.247sports.com —  Incoming Michigan State freshman guard Joshua Langford's hometown is Madison, Alabama, which is over 650 miles away from East Lansing, Michigan. But that distance didn’t stop the Langford family from reaching out to the Michigan State basketball coaching staff over four years ago.
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Football mlive.com —  Michigan State apparently isn't done adding to its defensive line ranks through the graduate transfer route. Gabe Sherrod, a former defensive lineman at Delaware State, announced his commitment to Michigan State on Tuesday. As a graduate transfer, Sherrod will be eligible immediately and will have one year of eligibility remaining.
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