Football lansingstatejournal.com —  Like the mid-1960s, this era of Michigan State football has a chance to last — both in lore and in terms of what it begins. Those teams were pioneers in civil rights and made MSU football historically relevant for as long as the sport exists. This, too, could be not only a golden era of MSU football — which it already is — but also the early stages of a new long-term identity, one where national respect comes with the brand, instead of the coach or quarterback, and remnants of a four-decade inferiority complex are no longer noticeable.
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Football mlive.com —  Western Michigan wants to make history on Friday night in Kalamazoo, but Michigan State just wants to play football. The No. 5-ranked Spartans open their season with the first of four non-conference games against bowl teams from the 2014 season in the 7 p.m. televised game (ESPNU) from Waldo Stadium (capacity, 30,200).
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Football lansingstatejournal.com —  MSU’s significant edge in the trenches in Friday’s opener in Kalamazoo is part of the reason why the Spartans face almost no threat of being upset. This is the ideal opener for MSU — a legitimate test of its vulnerabilities in the defensive backfield, an early road atmosphere, a mid-major opponent with growing street cred, and all of it minus the risk of defeat.
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Football mlive.com —  After a 16-month stretch that included a mysterious illness, a dramatic weight loss, two cross-country transfers and an appeal for eligibility, Martinez is on take two of his college football career.
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Football theonlycolors.com —  If Harlon Barnett and Mike Tressel can bring MSU back to Earth in terms of allowing big plays, then the sky is the limit for this team. If big plays continue to be a problem, then it'll be interesting to see if Cook and company can simply outscore opponents (and they very well might).
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Football mlive.com —  If Michigan State and Oregon take care of business in their openers Spartan Stadium will be in for its game of the new century on Sept. 12. Granted, it's only 2015, but a meeting between the No. 5-ranked Spartans and No. 7-ranked Ducks would represent the first game between top 10 teams at Spartan Stadium since 1966, when MSU and Notre Dame clashed as the No. 2- and No. 1-ranked teams.
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Football detroitnews.com —  When Riley Bullough realized the opportunity to become Michigan State’s next starting middle linebacker was staring him squarely in the face, he knew things were about to change dramatically. The Spartans junior said it struck him just before spring practice. No longer was he the guy that was moving around from linebacker spot to linebacker spot, playing in specific situations. This was his chance to be the man, something that is a bit of a rite of passage in his family.
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Men's Basketball onlyfans.cstv.com —  Michigan State trailed the Georgian Senior National Team by as many as 14 points, but rallied back within a single point and nearly captured victory when Bryn Forbes' 40-foot shot hit the back iron as time expired on Sunday at PalaTrieste in Trieste, Italy.
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Men's Soccer onlyfans.cstv.com —  In an aggressive battle, the No. 9 Michigan State men’s soccer team fell to Oregon State, 1-0, at the Hensor/Zaher Classic in Corvallis on Sunday.
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Women's Soccer onlyfans.cstv.com —  In an exciting home opener, the Spartan women's soccer team held off the University of Dayton Flyers, 2-1 at DeMartin Stadium Sunday, Aug. 30.
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Field Hockey onlyfans.cstv.com —  No. 19 Michigan State field hockey fell to Delaware, 3-1 in Sunday’s matchup at Ralph Young Field. The Spartans move to 1-1 on the season after beating Central Michigan in Saturday’s contest.
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Men's Basketball freep.com —  The basketball portion of Michigan State basketball’s 12-day trip to Italy is finished, and the four-game summary reads as such: One 44-blowout win over a club team, lopsided losses to loaded Russian and Italian national teams, then Sunday’s 71-70 loss to the Georgian national team in Trieste. And it can be capped with this quote from MSU coach Tom Izzo: “This trip was as good as anything I’ve done in my 20 years.”
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Football freep.com —  Demetrious Cox moved to cornerback late last season. Michigan State’s hard-hitting junior knew it would be a chance to make an impact at the team’s glamour position. Darqueze Dennard and Trae Waynes became first-round NFL Draft picks the past two years.
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Football freep.com —  Spartan season predictions from Michigan.com writers Joe Rexrode, Graham Couch and Chris Solari
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Football detroitnews.com —  When Montae Nicholson is asked if he is an athletic freak, he shakes his head laughing, having a hard time believing he could possibly be thought of that way.
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Football isportsweb.com —  This is not a list of the best players for Michigan State, but rather the players the Spartans can least afford to lose. So depth is a major contributing factor in these rankings.
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