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 mlive.com —  There was plenty of movement in The Associated Press' top 10 this week. But Michigan State wasn't involved in any of it. The Spartans (6-1) stayed at No. 8 in this week's AP Top 25 after scoring a 56-17 win at Indiana on Saturday. MSU returns home next Saturday to take on rival Michigan (3:30 p.m., ABC).
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Field Hockey msuspartans.com —  Michigan State fell to No. 9 Northwestern on Sunday afternoon, dropping to 8-7 on the year and 3-4 in the Big Ten. The Spartans scored two goals in two minutes in the second half to cut into a 3-0 deficit, but Northwestern responded with two more goals to power its way to a 5-2 victory.
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Women's Soccer msuspartans.com —  Michigan State hung in tight with Big Ten frontrunners No. 7 Penn State Sunday afternoon, but came up just short, losing 2-1 on senior day. The Spartans got out to the early lead but could not hold on as Penn State scored a late first half goal and an early second half goal to down the Spartans in front of 1,112 fans at DeMartin Stadium
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Football mlive.com —  After a 23-point trouncing last year, Las Vegas oddsmakers don't see the Michigan State-Michigan rivalry getting much closer this year. Michigan State opens the week as a 15-point favorite against rival Michigan for its 3:30 p.m. kickoff Saturday at Spartan Stadium, according to VegasInsider.
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Football detroitnews.com —  Trying to figure out which four teams will make the inaugural College Football Playoff can sometimes feel like predicting the weather in the state of Michigan. Just when you’ve got it all figured out, it snows in May. For Michigan State, the continued chaos can only help.
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Football freep.com —  It has been nearly eight years since Mark Dantonio took over the Michigan State football program, eight years during which he has taken the Spartans to unimaginable heights -- especially considering the state the program was in when he inherited it from John L. Smith in 2006.
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Football mlive.com —  Even after a day that included 662 yards of total offense, the most for Michigan State in the Mark Dantonio era, it's up to the coaching staff to continually find areas of improvement. And after a 56-17 win Saturday over Indiana, the Spartans are looking to get better in an area that has dogged them this season: short-yardage situations.
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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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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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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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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 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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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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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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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 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 —  Michigan State football coach Mark Dantonio spoke with reporters on a teleconference tonight, before team meetings that would signal the beginning of Michigan week. "We'll sort of move from one thing to another," he said of the transition from a 56-17 win at Indiana to U-M. "It's a magical thing."
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