Football detroitnews.com —  Michigan State hosted two of Indiana’s top rising juniors on Tuesday when Fort Wayne (Bishop Luers High) wide receiver Austin Mack and Fort Wayne (Wayne High) defensive end Auston Robertson came to town. Mack, a skilled and physical 6-foot-2, 205-pound Scout 300 member, left with an offer. “It was an honor,” he told Spartan Digest’s Mike Wilson. “(Coach Dantonio) is a really good dude and respected. He was really cool and talked to me about some things. I heard he is the type of guy you can learn a lot of things from, and from other people up here.”
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Football mlive.com —  What does Michigan State coach Mark Dantonio think about his program's budding rivalry with Ohio State? Apparently, some things are better left said behind closed doors, as Dantonio wasn't ready for an open discussion about how his Spartans view the team many anticipate will offer the greatest competition in the Big Ten this season -- the Buckeyes.
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Football freep.com —  One of the top players on the board for the Michigan State in the class of 2015 is Frostproof‘s (Fla.) Kaleel Gaines. Under the direction Mark Dantonio and defensive backs coach Harlon Barnett, MSU has produced more All-Big Ten secondary players than any team in the conference. The Spartans are very specific in what they look for and for the class of 2015, Gaines is a player the staff believes has all the tools they want.
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Football mlive.com —  The preseason hype surrounding Michigan State football star Shilique Calhoun continued to grow on Friday when the Spartans' junior defensive end was one of 50 players named to the Walter Camp Player of the Year watch list.
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Football isportsweb.com —  After getting off to a slow start last year, the Michigan State offense eventually found their groove as the season wore on, en route to a Big Ten Championship and a win in the Rose Bowl. The play of the offensive line was a big reason for the Spartans’ offensive growth throughout the season. If Michigan State football wants to have similar success this year, they are going to need their offensive line to once again be a steadying force.
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Football mlive.com —  Former Michigan State consensus All-American cornerback Darqueze Dennard began training camp with the Cincinnati Bengals today with the same mindset he carried with the Spartans. "What I have to do is be consistent and be the paler I was at Michigan State, and have no drop off,'' Dennard said on Sunday night's "Press Pass" show on Lansing's Fox 47 WYSM. "I'm very excited; I'm living a dream I've had since I was a kid, and I'm able to play a sport and get paid for it.
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Women's Rowing msuspartans.com —  Michigan State rowing coach Matt Weise has announced the addition of Helen Tilghman to the Spartan staff as an assistant coach. Tilghman comes to East Lansing after a year each at Dayton and Seattle, and rowed collegiately at Washington (2008-12).
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Football m.espn.go.com —  Say what? The team that lost Bullough and Allen is still ranked first here? No, we haven't completely lost our minds. We just believe in the talent on hand -- and especially defensive coordinator Pat Narduzzi's ability to mold it into something special.
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Men's Basketball mlive.com —  Nairn, certainly no taller than the 5-foot-10 he's listed, was a consensus Top 100 recruit and had scholarship offers from Indiana, Kansas, Iowa, Memphis and Minnesota among many others, largely because of his speed and ability to penetrate defenses. But it's his leadership that continues to impress teammates and has played a role in the Spartans enjoying what Izzo believes is one of the best offseasons in his 19 years as head coach.
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Football mlive.com —  t's no secret that offensive line play is at the root of any good offense, and with the start of Michigan State football's fall camp less than two weeks away it's worth a look at the Spartans' big uglies. State stayed relatively healthy on the offensive line last season and that led to the type of chemistry a team needs up front of compete for championships.
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Football freep.com —  Just like at quarterback, the starting spot is cemented and all the action will take place among the contenders for No. 2. Hill is back and a solid option, and Williams is staying on offense after missing the spring with a shoulder injury. Gerald Holmes figures to make a run, and watch out for incoming freshmen Madre London and Gerald Owens. London, in particular, is intent on carving out an instant role. It won’t be easy.
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Men's Basketball db.lsj.com —  Summer league play in the NBA wraps up Monday with the championship game in Las Vegas. Here’s a look at how former Michigan State and Lansing-area players performed in the summer league sessions in both Orlando and Las Vegas.
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Men's Basketball mlive.com —  Adreian Payne had a tough night shooting in his NBA summer league finale on Saturday, but the Atlanta Hawks' No. 15 pick of the first round made his team as effective as any other player when he was on the floor in a 78-71 loss to the Houston Rockets.
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Football mlive.com —  Michigan State's passing game improved more than any other area of the football team as the 2013 season unfolded. In our look ahead to the 2014 season, we evaluate how the passing game looks heading into fall camp.
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Men's Basketball mlive.com —  Gary Harris was instructed by Michigan State coach Tom Izzo throughout last season to be more assertive and take over games. Harris struggled with that concept at times with the Spartans, in part because he was often double teamed. Harris has not been shy about getting his shot off in the NBA summer league, however, as the departed Spartans' MVP maintained good shot volume for the Denver Nuggets even when his shot wasn't falling.
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