Ice Hockey statenews.com —  The weekend featured some ups and downs for the hockey team, but senior forward Matt Berry was a consistent bright spot. The Spartans scored eight goals over the weekend and Berry was directly involved in six of them, scoring four and assisting on two others.
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Football mlive.com —  Connor Cook gave the critics what they wanted in the second quarter at Indiana when, facing a third-and-17 at the Michigan State 14, he stared down a receiver and threw an interception.
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Football btn.com —  Michigan State’s playoff stock continues to rise following another win. This week, I have the Spartans (6-1, 3-0) as a No. 3 seed playing in the Rose Bowl vs. No. 2 Ole Miss.
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Ice Hockey collegehockeynews.com —  The Big Ten Conference office announced today that Michigan State's Brent Darnell has been suspended for one game, under the conference’s supplemental discipline process, as a result of an incident that occurred in a game against Massachusetts on Oct. 17.
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Ice Hockey theonlycolors.com —  Call me out for being greedy but man I am a little deflated after the Spartan hockey team only split with UMass this weekend. While there was clear improvement (8 goals in 2 games is simply amazing compared to the last two seasons), having a sweep so close but not finishing is frustrating. It is just the first week of the season though and there is plenty to be happy about before heading east this weekend.
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Football theonlycolors.com —  IU lost a third of a yard every time they dropped back to pass. They completed just 5 passes for 11 yards, and lost 17 yards on 4 sacks by MSU, for a net of -6 yards. I figured that the MSU pass defense would be dominant in this game against the true freshman Zander Diamont.
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Men's Basketball mlive.com —  For a brief moment, Travis Trice allows himself to take a look back at his road to this point. After three seasons of biding his time and battling injuries as a reserve behind Keith Appling, the senior point guard is ready to take on the starting role this season for Michigan State.
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Football mlive.com —  It's Michigan week in the world of Michigan State football, and it's as intense on the Spartans' side of it as any college rivalry. "It's always a great week,'' Spartans coach Mark Dantonio said. "It's a great week for college football, it's a great week for our program, and we've always embraced it.''
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Football freep.com —  We break down what we learned from the win over Indiana and what to expect as the Michigan game approaches.
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Football freep.com —  The unranked in-state rival is next for this top-10 team, and while that might not be nearly as big as the Ohio State showdown two weeks later, it warrants full attention.
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Football msuspartans.com —  Michigan State head football coach Mark Dantonio held a media teleconference Sunday evening to discuss his team's performance in the 56-17 victory at Indiana.
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Men's Tennis msuspartans.com —  Harry Jadun and John Patrick Mullane, the No. 6 seeded pair, lost a close doubles match to the No. 1 seed duo of Ralf Steinbach and Kevin Metka from Ohio State, 8-7 (6), in the quarterfinals. Steinbach and Metka advanced all the way to the championship match, which will be played on Monday.
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Football freep.com —  "They are a terrific football team," Hoke said in a Q&A posted today on mgoblue.com. "They are the returning Big Ten champs, and I think 17 of their 22 starters are either fourth- or fifth-year guys. So they have a lot of quality experience. I think (quarterback) Connor Cook has become one of the better quarterbacks in this league. I think he grows every week, it seems."
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Men's Basketball mlive.com —  Mel Kiper Jr. and Todd McShay are best known for their NFL draft analysis, but the ESPN writers took time this week on the ESPN Insider pay site to debate the merits of a one-loss Michigan State or Ohio State team.
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Football mlive.com —  Michigan State is among the leaders in the country in a host of NCAA categories, from time of possession to scoring offense to third-down defense. Where it is decidedly not among the country's leaders, though, is in strength of schedule.
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Volleyball msuspartans.com —  Freshman Rachel Minarick (Naperville, Illinois) has been named the Big Ten Volleyball Freshman of the Week, as announced by the Conference office on Monday afternoon. It is the first weekly Conference honor of her career.
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