Monthly Archives: August 2012

Spartan Stadium night games magical, but Boise no stranger to big moments; Cousins is NFL passing leader

The season opener is less than 12 hours for MSU and here is a game day edition of this blog.

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MSU basketball schedule released

Less than 36 hours from kickoff of MSU-Boise State, let’s take a minute to look at MSU’s men’s basketball schedule.

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MSU football season preview section: A rosy picture

It’s that time of year again: the annual LSJ preview of the upcoming Michigan State ¬†football season. Plus, we caught up this afternoon with offensive coordinator Dan Roushar and defensive coordinator Pat Narduzzi (more on that below).

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MSU football: Answers to the five precamp questions

Here we are a mere 3 1/2 days away from kickoff between MSU and Boise State, perhaps one of the longest offseason build-ups to an opening game for the Spartans as I can remember in the past 20 years.

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Tracking MSU’s football recruits

Here is taking a look at how some of MSU’s verbally committed prospects fared in what was the opening week of the high school football season.

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Chris Petersen talks opener against MSU

It’s officially game week with with five days until MSU opens the season against Boise State at Spartan Stadium. Broncos coach Chris Petersen spoke with the MSU media earlier today in a conference call. He said this is one of … Continue reading

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MSU football: Captain triumvirate named

MSU elected its football captains today. No surprises here: Senior LB Chris Norman, junior LB Max Bullough and QB Andrew Maxwell received the majority of votes from their teammates, with a fourth spot to¬†rotate throughout the season as the Spartans … Continue reading

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Izzo: Nix working to be “a better player and a better person”

Caught up with Tom Izzo on Wednesday on a variety of topics, one of which is the status of his newest vegetarian Derrick Nix.

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Torey Krug fighting to make himself special

Here is a quick break from football talk. I was able to catch up with several former MSU Spartan hockey players today at Spartan Pro Camp at Munn. The camp runs the rest of the week if anyone wants to … Continue reading

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Hill the man in the return game, video scoreboard photos

Quietly Nick Hill put together one of the best seasons in school history as well as in the Big Ten in kickoff returns with 999 yards. Now the sophomore from Chelsea appears to be the front runner to replace Keshawn … Continue reading

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