Monthly Archives: April 2013

MSU basketball: Payne comes back, Izzo “pleasantly surprised”

Adreian Payne said, “I was never 100 percent what I should do.” To which, MSU coach Tom Izzo quickly replied, “I thought you were really, really close when I left.” Izzo felt Payne was heading to the NBA when he … Continue reading

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Report: Adreian Payne returning to school

Michigan State won’t be losing any underclassmen to the NBA draft this year according to a Yahoo! Sports report. Junior center Adreian Payne is returning to school for his senior season on Sunday, according to Yahoo! NBA reporter Adrian Wojnarowski’s … Continue reading

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New Big Ten divisions, nine-game schedule approved

Big Ten presidents and chancellors approved the new divisions and a nine-game conference schedule on Sunday. Out are the Leaders and Legends divisions and in are the Big Ten East and West divisions starting in 2014 when Maryland and Rutgers … Continue reading

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Trio of Spartans go in NFL draft

When it was all said and done, three Michigan State players were selected among the 254 picks in the  seven-round NFL draft over the weekend. All three of the Spartans that declared for the draft following their junior seasons realized … Continue reading

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Le’Veon Bell to Steelers

Le’Veon Bell was the first Michigan State player off the board when the Pittsburgh Steelers selected him in the second round of the NFL draft on Friday night.

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MSU men’s hoops adds Alvin Ellis III

The Michigan State men’s basketball team landed another player to its 2013 class.

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MSU football adds two 2014 recruits

Saturday was a successful day off the field for Michigan State. The Spartans landed a pair of recruits from Illinois in Hinsdale Central offensive lineman Brian Allen and Mount Carmel defensive lineman Enoch Smith Jr.  

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Live blog: Green-White spring game (FINAL: White 24, Green 17)

Follow along with updates on today’s Green-White intrasquad spring game at Spartan Stadium, which is being broadcast on the Big Ten Network.

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Report: MSU headed east in Big Ten realignment

Michigan State’s path to a Big Ten football championship is set to get much tougher starting in 2014. According to an ESPN.com report, MSU is heading east in the Big Ten’s division realignment. Joining the Spartans in what will be … Continue reading

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Gary Harris returning to MSU for sophomore season

Gary Harris is returning to Michigan State for his sophomore season. MSU announced the Fisher, Ind., natives’ decision this afternoon in a press release. Harris, a 6-foot-4 guard, was the Big Ten freshman of the year after averaging 12.9 points … Continue reading

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