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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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 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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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 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 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 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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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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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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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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Football freep.com —  The Spartans are No. 5 after beating Indiana 56-14 on Saturday. Alabama (59-0 win vs. Texas A&M) leapfrogged them to place No. 4, while MSU moved ahead of Notre Dame (31-27 loss vs. No. 2 Florida State) and Baylor (41-27 loss vs. West Virginia).
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Football sports.yahoo.com —  Michigan State has found the perfect balance this season. Connor Cook is shredding Big Ten defenses. A large group of talented receivers keeps making huge plays. The rushing numbers are piling up, and on Saturday, the Spartans shut out high-scoring Indiana for the final 35 1/2 minutes. The biggest question around the conference might be whether anyone on the Spartans' schedule can stop them from making college football's inaugural playoff.
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Football msuspartans.com —  MSU's offense produced 56 points and 662 total yards, with 330 coming on the ground and 332 through the air, and the Spartan defense pitched a second-half shutout against Indiana while allowing just three first downs and 11 total yards in the last 30 minutes.
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Ice Hockey msuspartans.com —  The first period and the last five minutes of the third doomed Michigan State's bid for a sweep in the season-opening series against Massachusetts.
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Football mlive.com —  Michigan State's high-flying aerial attack lit up the sky on an otherwise dreary, grey Saturday afternoon at Memorial Stadium. Spartans quarterback Connor Cook was 24 of 32 passing for 332 yards and three touchdowns in the 56-17 win over Indiana, but Cook said the key on this day was the play of his receivers.
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Football mlive.com —  Reaching 100 games puts Dantonio in rare company. Of the 125 Division 1 FBS college football coaches, only 17 have longer tenures than Dantonio. And of the 23 head coaches in Michigan State history, Dantonio is only the fourth to reach the 100 games mark. That list includes some of the best coaches in school history: Charlie Bachman, Duffy Daugherty and George Perles.
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