Women's Basketball spartanpodcast.com —  Spartans women’s basketball coach Suzy Merchant makes her annual visit to MSU Today and begins the discussion talking about the changing dynamics of today’s players and how that has changed coaching over the years.
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Football espn.go.com —  Shilique Calhoun was already feeling pretty good about life after becoming a third-round pick in last month’s NFL draft. The Oakland Raiders took the defensive end/outside linebacker with the No. 75 overall selection. Then, 25 picks later, Calhoun got a call with a familiar voice on the other end.
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Baseball youtube.com —  The Spartans took on Maryland to close out the regular season over the weekend with the Big Ten Baseball Tournament on the horizon.



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Baseball msuspartans.com —  The Michigan State baseball team will take on Nebraska in the first round of the Big Ten Tournament on Wednesday, May 25 at 2 p.m. ET in Omaha, Nebraska. The Spartans finished the regular season 34-18 and 13-11 in the Big Ten to earn the seven seed, while Nebraska earned the No. 2 seed with a 37-28 overall record and 16-8 record in the conference.
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Football 49ers.com —  Dantonio offered a tantalizing scouting report on the 49ers rookie. “I’ve said it publicly, the guy can catch a BB in the dark,” the coach said last week on a call with 49ers.com. “He’s got great hand-eye coordination. He makes all the 50-50 catches. He’s a very competitive person. He’ll go over the middle, catch the ball and get north immediately."
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Men's Basketball freep.com —  It appears Michigan State’s young nucleus will get yet another a significant early-season, nonconference test. The Spartans reportedly will travel to Duke for the Big Ten/ACC Challenge this season, according to CBSSports.com's Jon Rothstein. It’s the fourth time the two schools will meet in the Big Ten/ACC Challenge, with Duke winning in 2003-04 in East Lansing, and 2004-05 and 2010-11 in Durham, North Carolina.
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Men's Basketball freep.com —  Tom Izzo started last week in Oakland watching Draymond Green and the Golden State Warriors in the NBA playoffs. He finished it Saturday watching Morris Peterson and Mateen Cleaves play together again for a good cause. Michigan State’s coach found the connection between his past players, separated by a generation.
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Football scout.com —  For future Michigan State quarterback Rocky Lombardi, earning a trip to the Elite 11 was a dream come true. Spartan Digest spoke with Lombardi about getting the news he was about to take part in a lifelong dream.
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Baseball impact89fm.org —  Michigan State baseball watched itself collapse as they finished the month of May 5-7. This was after the Spartans got off to a 7-2 start in conference play, taking advantage of starting against Rutgers, Penn State, and Purdue: three teams that did not make the Big Ten Tournament.
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Football tennessean.com —  The Titans agreed to terms with first-round draft pick Jack Conklin, the team announced Monday morning. Conklin was selected out of Michigan State with the eighth overall pick and is expected to start the season at right tackle. He also practiced at left tackle during the team’s recent rookie minicamp. Terms of the deal were not disclosed, but Conklin signed a four-year contract, like all first-round picks, that includes a team option for a fifth season. It is expected to be worth nearly $16 million, including a nearly $10 million signing bonus, according to the slotted value of the contract on the NFL’s rookie wage scale.
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Men's Basketball mlive.com —  The Pistons have four shooting guards under contract for 2016-17 but none beyond next season. A combination guard with a handle and high-level shooting accuracy is something they could use. Valentine would be drafted as a shooting guard but could help as a playmaker regardless what position he is labeled as playing at any given moment. Detroit is in the market for knockdown perimeter shooters and Valentine fits that bill, though he probably won't slip to No. 18.
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Football isportsweb.com —  The Michigan State football coaching staff is currently working hard to gain commitments for the 2017 recruiting class. The Spartans currently have eight commitments and would love to add some more in the coming weeks. There are a few guys that stand out above the rest, so let’s take a look at three guys the Spartans would love to land in 2017.
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Women's Golf onlyfans.cstv.com —  Sarah Burnham shot a 1-under-par 71 in the second round of the NCAA Women's Golf Championships on Saturday to move up 31 spots on the leaderboard into a tie for 38th place at 2-over 146 (75-71).
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Men's Basketball freep.com —  Unless something unexpected happens in the next month, Michigan State is expected to have an excellent showing at this year’s NBA draft, with Denzel Valentine and Deyonta Davis each projected to be lottery selections. While there is no doubt that having both players make the NBA will be a great achievement for MSU, there still lies the question of which player’s NBA success will be more important to the Spartans. Let’s break it down to show each player’s case.
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Football detroitnews.com —  Michigan State won’t hit the field for a little more than three months for its 2016 opener against Furman, but that hardly means it’s not busy around the Skandalaris Center. While early rankings and predictions are being debated, the Spartans coaching staff will be busy trying to put together future rosters. And one of the busiest times of the recruiting season is just getting under way as many of the top camps are set to begin.
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Football isportsweb.com —  With their final pick in the 2016 draft the San Diego Chargers took Michigan State guard Donavon Clark, in the 7th round at 224th overall. Clark was a surprising pick to some, but his versatility was something that the Chargers saw and did not want to miss out on.
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Baseball michiganstate.247sports.com —  Michigan State did enough in its three-game series against Maryland to get into the Big Ten Tournament and now it knows who it will face. The Spartans, the No. 7 seed, will square off against No. 2 Nebraska at 2 p.m. Wednesday in the second game of the tournament in Omaha, Neb.
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Football chicagotribune.com —  A prep state champion wrestler and All-American center at Michigan State, Hinsdale native Jack Allen typically speaks in short, controlled, team-oriented bursts. Rarely does Allen, a rookie free agent signee with the New Orleans Saints, steer a conversation toward his accomplishments.
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Women's Golf onlyfans.cstv.com —  Sarah Burnham missed the cut to advance to the fourth and final round of the NCAA Women’s Golf Championships by just two strokes after shooting a 2-over-par 74 in the third round on Sunday.
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Football mlive.com —  Connor Cook was supposed to be the new face of an NFL franchise by this point. But his new coach thinks he's better off waiting in the wings for a bit. Jack Del Rio, the head coach of the Oakland Raiders, spoke of Cook, the team's fourth-round pick, in an interview with SiriusXM last week.
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