Football mlive.com —  Michigan State offensive line coach Mark Staten, whose group opened holes for Jeremy Langford to rush for 118 yards against a Nittany Lions' defense that entered the game ranked No. 1 in the nation against the run, had said a win on Saturday would mean a lot on the recruiting trail. "I recruit Pennsylvania, so it helps,'' Staten said last week. "For me, it means a lot because I've gotten to know a lot of the guys from Pennsylvania and their families, and I want them to, as we say in Michigan, be able to walk the streets.''
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Football freep.com —  As the final minutes ticked away in the 34-10 victory over Penn State Saturday afternoon, it put the finishing touches on the end of another regular season in MSU football history. The win gave the Spartans to their fourth double-digit win total since Mark Dantonio arrived, something he's now accomplished in four of the last five seasons. It was also the final regular season game for members of Michigan State's 2010 recruiting class, one that forever changed the Spartan football program.
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Football freep.com —  What if Michigan State's administration was vulnerable to the whims of panicking MSU fans five years ago?
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Football statenews.com —  Although the Spartans have the week off, they took home a few honors Monday with nine players being selected to All-Big Ten teams. This included a couple of individual awards. Senior wide receiver Tony Lippett won the Richter-Howard Big Ten Receiver of the Year award and senior free safety Kurtis Drummond won the Tatum-Woodson Big Ten Defensive Back of the Year award.
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Football mlive.com —  Tony Lippett was named the Receiver of the Year, Kurtis Drummond was the pick for Defensive Back of the Year, and Connor Cook was one of four MSU players named second team.
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Men's Basketball spartansportsnetwork.com —  Recap of Orlando Classic and Preview of MSU at Notre Dame. Special guest: Gregory Kelser
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Swimming & Diving msuspartans.com —  The Michigan State swimming and diving team will send senior Shelby Lacy, senior Hannah Pugh, and freshman Alex Trompke to the 2014 AT&T Winter Nationals Dec. 4-6, in Greensboro, North Carolina, at the Greensboro Aquatics Complex.
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Men's Basketball msuspartans.com —  Michigan State and Notre Dame meet for the first time since the 1979 NCAA Tournament in this year's ACC/Big Ten Challenge. It's the first meeting between the two schools on campus since 1975. This is the final game in a stretch that has seen MSU be the only ranked team to open with six of eight games away from home.
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Men's Soccer msuspartans.com —  Men's soccer junior midfielder Jay Chapman was named a semifinalist for the MAC Hermann Trophy as announced by the National Soccer Coaches Association of America. Chapman is the first Michigan State athlete to be named a semifinalist for this award.
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Volleyball msuspartans.com —  The Big Ten announced its All-Big Ten teams on Tuesday, and four Spartans were honored by the conference coaches for their play throughout the 2014 season. Sophomore Chloe Reinig (South Lyon, Michigan) earned All-Big Ten honors, while senior libero Kori Moster (Cincinnati, Ohio/Ursline Academy) was an honorable mention selection. Freshman Rachel Minarick (Naperville, Illinois/Waubonsie Valley) was named to the All-Freshman team. Jazmine White (Oshawa, Ontario/RS McGloughlin Institute) was the team's Sportsmanship Award honoree.
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Volleyball mlive.com —  It wasn't until Alyssa Garvelink gained confidence on the court that she defied her own expectations and became a starter as a freshman on the Michigan State volleyball team. So, imagine how she feels now with back-to-back Big Ten Conference Freshman of the Week awards at the end of the regular season?
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Men's Basketball freep.com —  "I'll be able to play, I'll be able to play Wednesday," Ellis said of No. 19 MSU's ACC/Big Ten Challenge game at Notre Dame, after taking part in practice Monday — his first practice since spraining his right ankle early in MSU's Nov. 14 64-59 win at Navy.
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Football detroitnews.com —  Michigan State is No. 7 in both the Associated Press and coaches' polls, the highest-ranked team that won't be playing in a conference championship game — No. 4 TCU and No. 5 Baylor play in the Big 12, which doesn't have a title game. And even with the College Football Playoff rankings still to come out tonight, Michigan State likely will head to a "New Year's Six" bowl.
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Men's Basketball detroitnews.com —  Michigan State is nearing the end of its difficult opening stretch, with six of its first eight games on the road. It comes to a close Wednesday with a trip to Notre Dame for the ACC/Big Ten Challenge. And even after falling short against No. 11 Kansas in the Orlando Classic championship game last weekend, coach Tom Izzo is still seeing some positives from his team.
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Men's Soccer statenews.com —  Destiny is defined as “the hidden power believed to control what will happen in the future,” according to Oxford Dictionaries. Heading into the Elite Eight, the men’s soccer team appears to be a team of destiny — and that destiny is winning a national championship.
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Football msuspartans.com —  Five Michigan State players have been named to the All-Big Ten First Team and a total of 14 Spartans have received all-conference recognition, as BTN announced the 2014 All-Big Ten Teams Monday evening.



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