Men's Basketball freep.com —  It might take a moment for Gary Harris to make an impact with the Nuggets. The rookie shooting guard from Michigan State was on the inactive list for the first game of his career — the Nuggets' home opener against the Pistons.
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Men's Basketball isportsweb.com —  Growing up, every kid dreams of playing for their favorite sports team. To lead their team on a two minute drill through the backyard or to drain a buzzer beater in their driveway to advance to the next round of the NCAA Tournament, reenactments of this dream exist all over the country. For Michigan State freshman walk-on Kenny Goins, he’s living it.
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Men's Basketball spartanpodcast.com —  Spartans head basketball coach Tom Izzo tells Michigan State University President Lou Anna K. Simon and Spartans Athletic Director Mark Hollis that he considers himself to be an educator as much as a coach. “Ninety percent of the kids you coach graduate and never play another day of basketball,” says Izzo. “The process I try to stick with is to make them all better players, people and students.”
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Men's Soccer statenews.com —  As the No. 15-ranked men’s soccer team (9-3-3 overall , 3-1-2 Big Ten ) prepare to take on the No. 3-ranked Notre Dame Fighting Irish (9-4-2 overall , 5-1-1 ACC) the team will certainly want this matchup to result in a win a bit more than any other game on the schedule. "(The game against Notre Dame is) one of those games that’s easy to get up for,” senior midfielder Fatai Alashe said. “They’ve beaten us five times since I’ve been here. Obviously your senior year you want to end on a positive note.”
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Football freep.com —  With Michigan's 2014 season not going as planned -- the Wolverines are 3-5 with four of those losses coming in blowouts -- in-state recruiting will be important for the Maize and Blue. Prospects who grow up closer to Ann Arbor and, in many cases, cheer for Michigan are more likely to choose the program despite struggles. So Michigan's game against Michigan State last weekend was more painful than just a 35-11 defeat. The Spartans were hosting many of the state's top 2015-17 recruits for the game, and those players saw a Michigan team that wasn't ready to compete on the same stage.
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Football mlive.com —  Michigan State quarterback commit Brian Lewerke was a game-time decision with a broken finger for his Pinnacle (Ariz.) High School team's playoff opener Thursday night. But once the lights were on, there were few problems. Lewerke threw for five touchdowns and 314 yards in his team's 52-35 win, advancing to the sectional finals.
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Swimming & Diving msuspartans.com —  The Michigan State men’s and women’s swimming & diving teams return to action this weekend in Buffalo, New York. The Spartans will compete in a two-day tri-meet at the University of Buffalo, along with the United States Military Academy. The action will begin Friday, at 6 p.m. and resume Saturday at noon.
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Football detroitsports1051.com —  Matt Charboneau joined Ryan and Rico to discuss MSU football. Is their ranking of 8 a fair ranking?


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Football theonlycolors.com —  Episode 2 of the rebooted podcast: Delivered to you mid-week!


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Men's Basketball mlive.com —  He won't be standing under the basket holding down the center position just yet. But expect to see Denzel Valentine just about everywhere else on the floor for Michigan State this season. One of three returning starters for the Spartans, Valentine figures to start the team's Nov. 14 opener at small forward.
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Men's Basketball spreaker.com —  Jack and Graham Couch preview MSU basketball with 20th-year MSU head basketball coach, Tom Izzo, at the Breslin Center at MSU hoops media day.


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Football freep.com —  They might have looked the same in a lot of ways, but there was one big difference between Michigan State's 24-point win over Michigan this year and its 23-point win over Michigan last year — the line of scrimmage when MSU had the ball.
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Men's Basketball freep.com —  Coming off a season packed with injuries and forced to talk about another one at his team's media day, Tom Izzo kept it low-key and spun it forward Tuesday. The loss of freshman wing Javon Bess is "too bad for us, and I feel bad for him," Izzo said, but "he'll get back."
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Men's Basketball freep.com —  "My goal this year, honestly, is to be the best big man in the Big Ten," Costello said. "And I know that will be difficult, there are some good guys in front of me. But I think throughout the season, I'll have the opportunity to prove myself."
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Men's Basketball freep.com —  TV crews from ESPN and CBS were at the Breslin Center last Thursday, filming the Michigan State Spartans. But two players were missing. What the heck? Where were they? Some didn't know. But they had excused absences. They were with a tutor. MSU coach Tom Izzo set it up. "Wanna know why?" Izzo said. "Because they skipped a class."
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Football mlive.com —  Michigan State's strength of schedule is better than it was a year ago, but it does not appear to be a strength where the College Football Playoff selection committee is concerned.
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Men's Basketball spreaker.com —  Jack and Graham Couch preview MSU hoops 2015 with MSU junior wing, Bryn Forbes, and freshman point guard, Lourawls "Tum Tum" Nairn Jr., live at the Breslin Center for MSU hoops media day.


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Men's Basketball spreaker.com —  Jack and Graham Couch preview MSU basketball 2015 with MSU senior forward, Branden Dawson.


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Men's Basketball spreaker.com —  Jack and Graham Couch preview Spartan hoops with MSU senior combo guard, Travis Trice, live at the Breslin Center at MSU hoops media day.


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