Volleyball onlyfans.cstv.com —  Michigan State downed Little Rock 3-0 (25-22, 26-24, 25-20) at the Bluegrass Invitational at Kentucky on Saturday afternoon. The Spartans improve to 1-1 overall, while Little Rock falls to 0-2 on the year. The Trojans were among teams receiving votes in the pre-season AVCA poll.
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Field Hockey onlyfans.cstv.com —  Spurred on by four second-period goals, the No. 19 Michigan State field hockey team opened its season with a 5-1 victory at Central Michigan on Saturday.
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Men's Basketball mlive.com —  A lineup change and some improved ancillary scoring helped Michigan State hang with some tough competition on the third game of its foreign tour in Italy. But a late run by the Italian national team sent the Spartans to a 90-69 loss Saturday afternoon in Trieste.
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Football mlive.com —  Michigan State 2016 QB commit Messiah deWeaver got his Wayne (Ohio) Warriors off to a good start on Friday night. DeWeaver was 11-of-20 passing for 170 yards with a touchdown, and he ran for 20 yards and another touchdown in the 38-9 home win over Canada Prep Football Academy, from St. Catharines, Ontario.
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Football mlive.com —  Michigan State might not know who its third starting linebacker will be at the strong side "money" position, but the Spartans' self-named "Bomb Squad" is still ranked No. 22 in the nation.
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Men's Soccer onlyfans.cstv.com —  Senior Zach Carroll was active on both ends of the field leading the No. 9 Michigan State men’s soccer team to a 1-0 win over Portland in its season opener at the Hensor/Zaher Classic in Portland on Friday. The defender netted the only goal of the game, as well helping MSU keep a clean sheet.
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Volleyball onlyfans.cstv.com —  Michigan State opened its 2015 season with a five-set loss (27-29, 25-15, 22-25, 25-23, 12-15) to No. 15 Kentucky at Memorial Coliseum in Lexington.
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Men's Basketball thecoverfour.com —  In short, two huge Russian scoring runs in the end of the 1st and 3rd quarters buried the Spartans too deeply, by the time they were able to adjust in quarters 2 and 4. A 14-0 run at the end of the 1st left the Spartans facing a 32-13 deficit at the end of the quarter, while an even larger 27-9 run in the 3rd helped push the Russian’s lead to 24 points.
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Football vocativ.com —  During the Dantonio era, Michigan State has never seen a consensus top 20 recruiting class. Dantonio relies heavily on three-star talent, having signed just one five-star player since 2011. Their signing class is typically comprised of no more than four four-star athletes ranked far outside of the overall top 50.
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Football freep.com —  “I don’t know much about Mark, I’ve watched him from afar and I’ve admired the program from afar,” Fleck, Western Michigan’s third-year coach, told the Free Press of MSU’s ninth-year coach this week. “He’s really kind of been one of my silent mentors that I’ve watched over the years, how he’s done it. He’s process-driven. One thing about Jim Tressel, he was process-driven. I think some of the most successful programs in America don’t focus on the result — which is very hard to do because you get evaluated on the result. But if you have talented people and you have the ‘how,’ you can have a process.”
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Football detroitnews.com —  It's that position where the Spartans bring back most of their scoring production through the passing game. Junior Josiah Price had six touchdowns last season, the most of any receiver or tight end returning. And Price, who was honorable mention All-Big Ten in 2014, spent plenty of time with Cook in the offseason breaking down how they can be even more productive this season.
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Volleyball lansingstatejournal.com —  It’s a new year with the same message. Big Ten volleyball remains strong. And Michigan State, even with national respect for its program, continues to look up at the bulk of the league. But the Spartans have new weapons they haven’t had in the past two years: a veteran nucleus and an experienced newcomer to add to their growing talent collection.
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Men's Basketball msuspartans.com —  Michigan State fell to the Russian Senior National Team, 93-75, on Friday at PalaTrieste in Trieste, Italy. Denzel Valentine led the Spartans with 21 points, while Gavin Schilling added 17. he game was the first in a three-day tournament featuring MSU and Russia, along with the Italian and Georgian Senior National Teams. The three countries are using the tournament as a tune-up for Eurobasket 2015, which will be held in September to determine the European qualifiers for the 2016 Summer Olympics. Michigan State will face the host Italian squad Saturday at 6 p.m. local time (Noon ET).
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Women's Soccer msuspartans.com —  Returning home after a 2-0-1 road tour, including wins in first-time meetings against Niagara University and Baylor University, the Spartans return home to DeMartin Stadium where they will stay for the next seven games. The Spartans (2-0-1) take on the University of Dayton (0-3-0) in their first game at home Sunday, Aug. 30 at 1 p.m.
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Men's Basketball mlive.com —  Michigan State's competition level jumped significantly in its second foreign exhibition game, and the Spartans' fortunes changed quickly. Michigan State fell to Russia, 93-75, Friday in an exhibition game in Trieste, Italy.
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Football nbcbayarea.com —  With Ahmad Brooks suddenly out of the picture for the 49ers – at least for a while – the linebacking corps will adjust for the absence of its most veteran outside linebacker. For the time being, second-year player Aaron Lynch will start on the left side, with Corey Lemonier starting opposite him. Rookie Eli Harold, a third-rounder from Virginia, is also in the mix. But there’s also a young, unheralded and undrafted rookie making his presence felt: Marcus Rush.
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Football freep.com —  Mark Dantonio announced MSU's three new captains after Thursday's practice and then the Spartans bolted, free to head home, watch some high school football or do whatever this weekend until Western Michigan game week starts Sunday. Well, not exactly whatever. "I really want them to think about what their commitment is to this football team," he said of his players and their two-day break.
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Women's Basketball lansingstatejournal.com —  Suzy Merchant opened last season by coaching against her former school. The Michigan State women’s basketball coach will open this season by facing one of her long-time assistants. The Spartans revealed their schedule Thursday night and they will open the regular season Nov. 15 at home against Western Michigan. That contest will mark the first time Merchant will coach against Shane Clipfell, who spent 14 years as one of her assistants at Eastern Michigan and MSU.
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Football freep.com —  One of the top Midwest running backs in the recruiting class of 2017 is Jarell White of Cincinnati LaSalle. Matt Dorsey caught up with the 5-foot-10, 200-pound prospect and got the details on his recruitment. Michigan State coach Mark Dantonio likes running backs who can gain yards after contact. In the class of 2017, there might not be anyone better at that than White. He has been nicknamed "The Young Bull" for his style of play.
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