Baseball statenews.com —  MSU fell at home to in-state rival Central Michigan, 10-1, on Tuesday afternoon to end a seven-game winning streak. Despite only giving up four hits, MSU was unable to overcome eight errors, which led to seven unearned runs. Head coach Jake Boss, Jr. said MSU played its worst game since he’s been there.
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Football statenews.com —  The MSU football team enjoyed some sunshine on Tuesday as it moved outside for the sixth practice of the spring. Head coach Mark Dantonio addressed the media, discussing position battles and depth chart adjustments in the wake of injuries.
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Football detroitnews.com —  Senior Taiwan Jones entered spring practice as the starter after spending his first three seasons on the outside. Freshman Jon Reschke, who redshirted last season, was listed as the backup. But entering the sixth practice this spring, Jones continued to be slowed by an ankle injury and Reschke had moved into the No. 1 spot.
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Football mlive.com —  Connor Cook may not speak of his rushing potential with the same enthusiasm as his coach -- who has publicly predicted Cook has the potential to rush for 100 yards in a game. But as Cook looks for ways to improve this spring, adding a modest new element to his ground game is one of them. “I’m not trying to be a dual-threat guy, but if a play breaks down and I can just scramble, 4 yards, 5 yards on more of a consistent basis," Cook said Tuesday following the Spartans' seventh practice of spring football.
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Football detroitnews.com —  “He’s in a good place right now,” wide receivers coach Terrence Samuel said. “You see he’s playing fast, catching the ball, doing the things we expected him to do. We had to let him go through that transition, dealing with his family and everything and that bothered him. But I think he’s doing a good enough job now to be in the rotation.”
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Football msuspartans.com —  The Michigan State football team took advantage of the nice weather on Tuesday afternoon, going outside for a complete practice for the first time this spring. Under mostly sunny skies and temperatures reaching the low-60s, MSU head coach Mark Dantonio sent the Spartans through their seventh spring practice.
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Football freep.com —  The MSU quarterback situation is much less of a story this spring than last, when defensive players were free to hit all contenders for the starting job. That job is now owned by Cook, the reigning Rose Bowl MVP. Still, the competition behind him is an important, and delicate, situation.
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Men's Basketball mlive.com —  Lacey Holsworth, the 8-year-old girl who befriended the Michigan State basketball program as she battled cancer, died early Wednesday. Her family announced the news on her Instagram account. "Princess Lacey has achieved the ultimate victory. She now dances among angels.... The world is a better place because you were in it. Our hearts are broken. We love you Doll. Dance all night... Mommy and Daddy, Will, Mitchell, and Luke #LoveLikeLacey"
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Men's Basketball thegame730am.com —  An emotional Tom Izzo joined Fred Heumann on Mad Dog in the Morning Wednesday, after news broke that Lacey Holsworth had died. The 8-year-old St. Johns girl became part of the MSU basketball family this season as she battled cancer. Holsworth developed an especially close bond with Adreian Payne, which Izzo said was one of life’s “difference-making events.”
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Football mlive.com —  Take one look at Michigan State receiver DeAnthony Arnett, and you can tell he’s in a better place physically. After an offseason of hitting the weight room, the junior jumped from 175 pounds last fall to 189 now, and has used that added weight to start playing the more physical brand of football his coaches want to see.
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Football mlive.com —  Damion Terry describes his progress as "light years" ahead of where he was last fall, when an injured thumb prevented him from getting game snaps on a Michigan State team that finished its season Rose Bowl champions ranked No. 3 in the nation. Terry doesn't play the "what if" game when it comes to 2013 — he's dealing in the "now,'' and that's challenging enough as he competes with friend and fellow quarterback Tyler O'Connor for the No. 2 position behind starter Connor Cook.
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Volleyball msuspartans.com —  Michigan State's volleyball program will wrap up its spring training and competition with the MSU Spring Invitational this Saturday at Jenison Field House.
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Football mlive.com —  The Spartans went eight deep on the offensive line last season, expertly rotating players in to keep the unit fresh and healthy deep into the fourth quarters of games, providing a winning edge of sorts as defenses got worn down. "Right now, we're at six-and-a-half, but we're gradually getting there, and then we have a couple of guys coming in we can hopefully throw in the fire,'' Staten said. "(Brian) Allen and (Miguel) Machado, hopefully come in and provide some depth and compete for starting spots.
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Football freep.com —  One game, one catch, 7 yards. That was DeAnthony Arnett's tangible contribution to Michigan State's Rose Bowl run. His mission this fall: To produce the same type of comeback in the passing game as Bennie Fowler and Tony Lippett did in 2013.
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