Football mlive.com —  David Beedle felt a prevalent family atmosphere at Michigan State University even before he committed to the Spartans last summer. "I have some strong family ties there,'' said Beedle, a 6-foot-6, 285-pound defensive tackle from Clarkston. "I have aunts, uncles and cousins that have graduated from there, and then the coaches bring you in like family.''
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Women's Basketball statenews.com —  Junior center Jasmine Hines’ career night helped the women’s basketball team returned to form Sunday afternoon, upsetting No. 19 Purdue at Breslin Center, 89-73. Hines had a season-high 16 points and six rebounds and was unstoppable inside, making eight of her 13 shots. Redshirt freshman guard Aerial Powers had her sixth double-double of the season with 19 points, 11 rebounds and five assists. Freshman guard Tori Jankoska had 14 points, six assists and six rebounds.

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Football mlive.com —  London has been busy on Super Bowl weekend sending out supportive tweets to prospects that are on the brink of joining an impressive list of Michigan State Class of 2014 commits as Wednesday's National Signing Day approaches.
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Women's Tennis msuspartans.com —  The Michigan State women's tennis team was able to close out its weekend with a dominant win over in-state foe Eastern Michigan on Sunday at the MSU Indoor Tennis Facility. MSU defeated the Eagles 6-1 and improved its overall season record to 4-1.
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Men's Basketball detroitnews.com —  The loss Saturday to Georgetown at Madison Square Garden hammered home the obvious — the valiant effort has been fine, but if Michigan State hopes to reach the goals it has set for this season, it needs Adreian Payne back now and Branden Dawson as soon as possible.
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Men's Basketball freep.com —  “I think we got a little full of ourselves and thinking we’re gonna win pretty,” Izzo said. “So as sick as it sounds, maybe it will help us.”
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Men's Basketball spartannation.com —  Matt Morrissey out of Adlai E. Stevenson High School in Lincolnshire Illinois may not be the highest ranked player in MSU’s 2014 recruiting class, but that’s not going to stop him from becoming an impact player during his career in East Lansing.
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Football mlive.com —  Watts-Jackson has proven to be a fast learner throughout his career at Orchard Lake St. Mary's High School. Watts-Jackson didn't start playing football until sixth grade, and he wasn't moved to cornerback until his sophomore season — his first year on the varsity. "I didn't think it was the place for me at first,'' Watts-Jackson said. "My sophomore year, first week on varsity, corner was a hard position to jump into. The way they broke it down, it was like, what am I getting myself into?'' As it turned out, Watts-Jackson got himself into the perfect position to take advantage of his excellent footwork, athleticism and ball skills.
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Football mlive.com —  Padla grew up a fan of the Spartans and Notre Dame, but Michigan State offensive line coach Mark Staten got a head start on the competition with Padla.
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Men's Basketball theonlycolors.com —  Michigan State is looking to add a final piece to the 2014 class and also take advantage of a strong local and regional wealth of talent in the junior and sophomore classes.
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Men's Basketball freep.com —  Center Adreian Payne's status for Thursday's game against Penn State is "up in the air," Michigan State basketball associate head coach Dwayne Stephens said during today's Big Ten teleconference.
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Women's Basketball lansingstatejournal.com —  The second-best Big Ten start in program history has helped the Michigan State women's basketball team find its way back into the national rankings.
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Men's Basketball mlive.com —  Once the dust settled following a wild week -- where 16 of the basketball teams ranked in the Associated Press Top 25 lost -- both Michigan and Michigan State still found themselves ranked in the top 10 on Monday.
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Men's Tennis msuspartans.com —  The Michigan State men's tennis team has a 4-3 record so far into its 2014 season. In an attempt to "Meet the Spartans," msuspartans.com will feature a student-athlete every week throughout the season. Junior Doug Zade (Grosse Pointe Shores, Mich.) is featured this week. Zade holds a 2-0 doubles record this season, teaming with senior Will Davis. Zade picked up a win last weekend against Eastern Illinois, competing on the No. 3 court.
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