Football mlive.com —  The Spartans went eight deep on the offensive line last season, expertly rotating players in to keep the unit fresh and healthy deep into the fourth quarters of games, providing a winning edge of sorts as defenses got worn down. "Right now, we're at six-and-a-half, but we're gradually getting there, and then we have a couple of guys coming in we can hopefully throw in the fire,'' Staten said. "(Brian) Allen and (Miguel) Machado, hopefully come in and provide some depth and compete for starting spots.
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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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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 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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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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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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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 mlive.com —  Gary Harris announced Monday that he will leave Michigan State after two years and declare himself eligible for the 2014 draft. By doing so, he becomes just the fifth player coached by Izzo to declare early for the draft (Erazam Lorbek left Michigan State after one season to play professionally in 2003 but did not declare for the NBA draft until 2005.)
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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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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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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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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 freep.com —  One game, one catch, 7 yards. That was DeAnthony Arnett's tangible contribution to Michigan State's Rose Bowl run. His mission this fall: To produce the same type of comeback in the passing game as Bennie Fowler and Tony Lippett did in 2013.
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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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