Football highschoolsports.mlive.com —  When Trishton Jackson asked the Michigan State coaches if he could play in the East-West All-Star Football Game, they had one bit of advice. "They told me to have fun," Jackson said. "That was it. Play, enjoy yourself, have fun." The West Bloomfield graduate followed the Spartans' advice, leading all receivers with six catches and helping the East earn a 20-14 win Saturday over the West in the 34th annual Michigan High School Football Coaches All-Star Football Game at Saginaw Valley State University.
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Football michiganstate.247sports.com —  As Kirk Cousins went through his career at Michigan State, he found he had Drew Stanton to reach out to at any time. At that point, it was just Stanton as a Michigan State quarterback in the NFL. He soon would be joined by Brian Hoyer and then Cousins, giving the Spartans a lot of representation at the next level. But after seeing the way he had the resource of Stanton at his hands, he now looks to be the same. “I’m always available and want to help in any way possible,” Cousins said. “I hope the coaches make sure those guys feel like can reach out. I want to be of any help to those guys that I can."
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Football shanahan.report —  A key debate point among Pro Football Hall of Fame voters basically applies to any athletics hall. “Can you write the history of pro football without him?” With that frame-of-reference, I bring up Michigan State’s Athletics Hall of Fame.
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Football michiganstate.247sports.com —  Westerville (Ohio) South safety Dominique Long didn't take long to commit to Michigan State. Long was offered June 20 after camping two days beforehand and jumped in the boat Saturday.
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Men's Basketball todaysu.com —  Izzo should be excited about his 2016 NBA Draft/free agent class. This year’s four-man group of Denzel Valentine, Deyonta Davis, Bryn Forbes (UDFA) and Matt Costello (UDFA) happens to be his largest single-year offering to the NBA — and that’s saying something, considering that he’s had seven Final Four teams and a national champion during the past 22 years.
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Men's Basketball mlive.com —  "I think the system's broke," Izzo said on Friday. "I think we've got to fix it and yet it's not a bad deal for the NBA. I think it's really hurting our college guys." The NBA's rules allow teams to "draft and stash" international players: retain their draft rights while the players continue to develop in overseas leagues. College players, meanwhile, are ineligible to return to college once they declare for the draft, meaning teams must bring them into the NBA or the D-League after drafting them.
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Men's Basketball spreaker.com —  Jack and Graham Couch talk with Tom Izzo, 21-year Michigan State head basketball coach, 2016 inductee into the Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame and developer of players and people, on and off the court, on NBA Draft 2016 and his players



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Men's Basketball theonlycolors.com —  Ah, the NBA. Any number of things can blow the winds of fortune one way and leave some people picking up the pieces. Last night saw that happen with Michigan State’s Deyonta Davis as he slid from a projected lottery pick to the 31st selection by the Celtics and immediately traded to the Grizzles.
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Men's Basketball theonlycolors.com —  According to the Lansing State Journal, Forbes has reached an agreement to join the San Antonio Spurs for their summer team. That means Forbes will be playing will join his teammates in Salt Lake City from July 4-7 and in Las Vegas from July 8-18. If he does well, the Spurs and/or other teams will offer him a training camp invite and possibly even an NBA contract.
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Men's Basketball lansingstatejournal.com —  Izzo said the record number of European players taken in the opening round caused Davis to drop, not anything about his game. Many of those foreigners were selected as “draft-and-stash” players, which means the NBA teams will retain their rights as they develop overseas. American college players don’t have that luxury. “I think the system’s broke. I think we gotta fix it,” Izzo said. “And yet, it’s not a bad deal for the NBA. I think it’s really hurting our college guys and making it look worse than it is. For that, I feel bad for the college guys. That’s why when you come out, you better be ready to play.”
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Men's Basketball spartansportsnetwork.com —  A special NBA Draft review with Tom Izzo. Coach looks back at the draft and takes questions from the media.
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Men's Basketball detroitnews.com —  Sometime around 11 Thursday night, Deyonta Davis had to be wondering if he’d made the right choice. After one season at Michigan State, the 6-foot-10 forward decided it was time to head to the NBA. It wasn’t a remarkable freshman season — he averaged 7.5 points and 5.5 rebounds in 18.6 minutes while starting 16 of the final 17 games. Apparently, it was enough for those putting together mock drafts to believe Davis was a top-15 pick.
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Track & Field msuspartans.com —  Caleb Rhynard of the Michigan State track & field and cross country teams has been named to the 2016 Academic All-America® Division I Men’s Track & Field/Cross Country Teams, as selected by the College Sports Information Directors of America (CoSIDA).
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Swimming & Diving msuspartans.com —  Michigan State University swimming & diving and head coach Matt Gianiodis announced the hiring of Nate Destree as the program’s newest assistant coach. Destree comes to East Lansing after a successful swimming career at St. Bonaventure and coaching stops at West Virginia University and Virginia Polytechnic Institute.
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Swimming & Diving msuspartans.com —  Nine Spartans were named to the College Swimming and Diving Coaches Association of America’s (CSCAA) Scholar All-America Team, as announced by the association this week. All nine members representing Michigan State swimming and diving earned honorable mention accolades.
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Men's Basketball thegame730am.com —  Tom Izzo said he thinks Davis’ tumble down the draft order had less to do with his abilities and more to do with his shyness. Izzo joined “Staudt On Sports” on Friday and explained
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Men's Basketball statenews.com —  One night was not enough for Michigan State graduating senior to achieve his NBA dreams. The following morning sufficed, however, as the Atlanta Hawks conducted their first business of the summer free agency when they signed Costello to a deal that will move him to Atlanta for the Summer League and training camp.
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Men's Basketball isportsweb.com —  Izzo will have one of his best recruiting classes’ come to MSU next year highlighted by Miles Bridges. One of those freshmen coming in next year has the potential to be a leader and a captain. That freshman is straight from Michigan, and his name is Cassius Winston.
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Men's Basketball mlive.com —  Former Michigan State star Denzel Valentine knows that there are plenty of others players in the 2016 draft who are seen as having more NBA potential than he does. But he also knows, after being picked No. 14 overall on Thursday night by the Chicago Bulls, that he's ready to step in and contribute immediately in the NBA. "When you're NBA-ready, you can come in and contribute right away," Valentine told reporters in New York after being selected.
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