Football mlive.com —  Rush has signed a free-agent deal with San Francisco and will attempt to make the 53-man active roster as an outside linebacker in the 49ers 3-4 scheme.
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Football freep.com —  The numbers on Michigan State's defensive front seven in the past two years say No.1 in the nation in rush defense in 2014 (88.5 yards per game), No. 2 in 2013 (86.6) and no NFL draft picks. Mark Dantonio can explain. "Well, we've got some left," the coach said Monday on a teleconference when asked about that somewhat surprising contrast, citing 2015 senior defensive linemen in Shilique Calhoun, Lawrence Thomas and Joel Heath.
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Football freep.com —  "It was a life moment," Dantonio said. "I think when Brad Salem recruited him (out of Kenosha, Wis., he) saw a guy and looked into the future on him. And so I wanted Brad to be there, he had been a big part of his life since he's been at Michigan State. And Harlon Barnett really helped develop him and really, day in, day out, he's in that meeting room with Harlon, coach Barnett. I wanted him to be there as well. So for all of us, it was a moment we wanted to be able to stand back and say: 'Wow, here we are.'"
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Men's Basketball detroitnews.com —  Michigan State coach Tom Izzo is winning again. He leads a group of 10 coaches participating in an online auction fundraiser to benefit the American Cancer Society.
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Football freep.com —  Ever since deWeaver, a former Michigan commitment from Huber Heights (Ohio) Wayne, picked MSU over Penn State and Mississippi State on April 22, he has been on a stated mission to help bring in more recruits. He started a surge of five commitments in five days, bringing the class to seven. And over the weekend at a Nike regional camp in Chicago, he was in MSU gear and in the ear of receiver Donnie Corley (Detroit King), defensive ends Josh King (Darien, Ill.) and Auston Robertson (Fort Wayne, Ind.), safety Kenney Lyke (Palatine, Ill.) and other prospects.
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Men's Basketball mlive.com —  If Michigan State can make a return trip to the Final Four in 2016, the run won't come with nearly as much surprise as the Spartans' 2015 run. The Spartans have 10/1 odds to win the 2016 national championship, according to recently released odds by the sportsbook Bovada, making them among offseason favorites to win the crown.
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Football detroitnews.com —  "We're selling results. We're not selling hope." It's obvious that will be one of Michigan State football coach Mark Dantonio's mantras moving forward. He used it on National Signing Day in February. He used it during spring practice. And after Michigan State had four players taken in last weekend's NFL draft, there it was again.
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Football mlive.com —  Michigan State coach Mark Dantonio said success in the NFL draft validates the school's football program, as the Spartans strive for individual advancement within the concept of their team goals. "You don't get where we're at with Rose Bowl and Cotton Bowl wins without great players,'' Dantonio said on a Monday morning teleconference. "The two go hand in hand."
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Football msuspartans.com —  Michigan State head coach Mark Dantonio spoke with the media on Monday regarding the four Spartans who were selected in the 2015 National Football League Draft (cornerback Trae Waynes, first round, No. 11 overall, Minnesota Vikings; running back Jeremy Langford, fourth round, No. 106 overall, Chicago Bears; wide receiver/cornerback Tony Lippett, fifth round, No. 156 overall, Miami Dolphins; wide receiver Keith Mumphery, fifth round, No. 175 overall, Houston Texans).
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Ice Hockey freep.com —  The United States beat defending champion Russia, 4-2, today for its third straight win at the ice hockey world championship. In a matchup of two unbeaten teams, Torey Krug (Michigan State, Livonia) used a two-man advantage in the second period to score the go-ahead goal, making it 2-1. Mark Arcobello made it 3-1 in the third.
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Women's Tennis msuspartans.com —  With her entire family living in the sunny state of Florida, senior women's tennis player Julianne Gruber packed her bags, boarded the plane and was off to begin her journey as a Spartan. A native of Clearwater, Florida, Gruber was faced with a lot of change as she transitioned to East Lansing. "I had no idea how to walk in the snow, drive in the snow or live in the snow," said Gruber. "People were worried about me moving up here."
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Football mlive.com —  Draymond Green and Zach Randolph missed each other at Michigan State by seven years, with Randolph finishing his one year in East Lansing in 2001 and Green not starting his All-American career with the Spartans until 2008. But Green said he still feels a connection to the fellow former Michigan State big man.
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Football mlive.com —  The Chicago Bears believe they've hit a home run with their fourth-round selection of Michigan State tailback Jeremy Langford, a player who can perform in all phases, essentially touching all the bases. Langford's versatility, Chicago management believes, is part of what made him the best player available on the board when he was selected in the fourth round.
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Football michiganstate.247sports.com —  “I’m excited to go out to San Francisco and I have confidence the coaches are really good and I will learn a lot from them,” Rush said. “I’m really excited about that and learning new techniques and hearing it from the best and learning it from best, learning from the veterans and older players and to improve my game that much more.”
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Football mlive.com —  Michigan State quarterback commit Messiah deWeaver won the MVP award at the Nike Elite 11 quarterback regional in Addison, Illinois, on Sunday. "This competition, I really wanted,'' deWeaver told MLive.com on Sunday night. "My main goal was to come out and learn from the great coaches there, soak up everything they were teaching us, and then take it out there on the field.
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Football freep.com —  Left tackle Jack Conklin could be a first-round pick in the next draft if he leaves a year early. Many of the 2016 mock drafts project Conklin, quarterback Connor Cook and defensive end Shilique Calhoun as first-rounders. MSU also will have senior prospects in center Jack Allen and right guard Donavon Clark. The increase in talent and depth under offensive line coach Mark Staten has been a big part of the Spartans' 24-3 record in the past two seasons, and MSU hopes for another large rotation in 2015. Discuss »
Baseball onlyfans.cstv.com —  The Michigan State baseball team fell in its series finale vs. Purdue on Sunday afternoon at McLane Stadium, 6-4. The Spartans are now 29-18 overall and 11-7 in conference play. Ryan Krill extended his hitting streak to 12 games, going 2-for-4 at the plate with a home run.
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Softball onlyfans.cstv.com —  Michigan State finished out the season with a series victory over Maryland, posting a 7-4 win at Secchia Stadium, Sunday afternoon on Senior Day.
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Football freep.com —  The Bears selected Michigan State star Langford early in Saturday's fourth round, one of three Spartans to be taken during the third and final day of the NFL draft. Tony Lippett went to the Miami Dolphins as a cornerback and wide receiver Keith Mumphery to the Houston Texans, both taken in the fifth round.
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Football michiganstate.247sports.com —  By the time next year’s NFL Draft rolls around, it will have been 16 years since Michigan State had two players picked in the first round. It is a streak that likely would have ended in the 2015 NFL Draft, but when Connor Cook and Shilique Calhoun elected to come back for their senior seasons, it left cornerback Trae Waynes as the lone first-rounder.
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