Monthly Archives: August 2013

Maxwell says offensive mistakes correctable

Tweet EAST LANSING — The new season started much like last season went for Michigan State’s offense. There were dropped balls by receivers, quarterbacks struggling to move the team and an inability to punch the ball in the end zone.

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HALFTIME UPDATE: MSU 13, Western Michigan 7

In a game delayed by lightning in the second quarter for 56 minutes, it feels like a time machine for MSU’s offense. The offense remains nonexistent. Wide receivers keep dropping passes. Problems persist at punt returner. It’s deja vu back … Continue reading

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MSU-WMU football gameday blog

Tweet Who: Western Michigan Broncos (0-0) vs. Michigan State Spartans (0-0) Where: Spartan Stadium in East Lansing Time: 8 p.m. TV: Big Ten Network Radio: Spartan Sports Network

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MSU football: Opponent Q&A with WMU reporter David Drew

Tweet To get a better feel for this week’s opponent, we caught up with Western Michigan beat writer David Drew of the Kalamazoo Gazette. Michigan State takes on Western on Friday (8 p.m., Big Ten Network) in what is the … Continue reading

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Games to watch on MSU’s men’s basketball schedule

Michigan State’s complete men’s basketball schedule was released Wednesday afternoon. Here’s looking at the key games on the Spartans’ schedule this season.

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MSU women’s basketball: Looking at Spartans’ Big Ten schedule

The Big Ten women’s basketball schedule was released this afternoon. Three of Michigan State’s first four Big Ten games are on the road this season. MSU faces Penn State, Purdue, Michigan, Indiana, Iowa and Northwestern just once in the regular … Continue reading

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Dantonio urges moving forward together after naming QB

EAST LANSING — Mark Dantonio has reached his quarterback decision and he wants everyone on board. Shortly after the Michigan State football coach named senior Andrew Maxwell as his starting quarterback for the season opener against Western Michigan (8 p.m, … Continue reading

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MSU football: Maxwell not a captain – what it means

Mark Dantonio announced Michigan State’s captains Wednesday night via Twitter. By that time, Andrew Maxwell knew he wouldn’t be one – a year after the quarterback’s teammates voted him into the leadership position as a junior.

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MSU quarterback battle now a four-man race

What was a three-horse race at quarterback for Michigan State now has four. Mark Dantonio said this morning that true freshman Damion Terry is now in the picture at quarterback for the Spartans following his strong showing at Saturday’s closed … Continue reading

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Spartans just outside top 25 in AP poll

The Michigan State football team is starting the season just outside the top 25 in both of the major college polls. The Spartans received the most votes of teams outside the top 25 in the Associated Press poll, which was … Continue reading

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