Monthly Archives: December 2013

Izzo says today’s game at Penn State important

Tweet EAST LANSING — Tom Izzo isn’t a fan of the Big Ten schedule getting started before January. He’s also very wary of what lies ahead for the Spartans in the early stages of the conference season.

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Spartans in the NFL Week 17: Bell sets rookie franchise mark for Steelers

Tweet Le’Veon Bell set a franchise rookie mark while helping the Pittsburgh Steelers conclude the season with a 20-7 victory over the Cleveland Browns. The former Michigan State running back had 96 yards of total offense on Sunday to finish … Continue reading

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MSU football: Max Bullough, suspended for Rose Bowl – “You don’t want to let them down”

LOS ANGELES — The landing gear from my flight hit the ground at LAX around 12:40 ET, or 9:40 here. Flipped on the phone to call family to let them know the trip went well. Got a few email notifications, … Continue reading

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Spartans in the NFL Week 16: Bell has best game as pro in Steelers win

Tweet Rookie running back Le’Veon Bell had his best day as a pro and helped the Pittsburgh Steelers earn a victory at Lambeau Field. Bell became the first Steeler running back to surpass the 100 yard rushing mark in 23 … Continue reading

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ESPN NFL draft analyst high on Darqueze Dennard

Tweet Count ESPN NFL draft analyst Todd McShay as one who is high on Michigan State’s Darqueze Dennard. McShay has started watching more tape of Dennard recently and moved him up to his No. 3 corner in the draft class … Continue reading

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Blaha sees similarities between Spartans, past Pistons teams

We caught up with George Blaha for a story over the weekend in our Countdown to the Roses series where he revealed this would be his first time calling the Rose Bowl. Here’s more from our interview with Blaha where … Continue reading

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Spartans in the NFL Week 15: Cousins gets start, Baker makes debut

Tweet Kirk Cousins had a big game in his second career start and Edwin Baker had a successful pro debut to highlight the performances by former Michigan State standouts in the NFL in Week 15.

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MSU football: IMPORTANT Rose Bowl uniform information every Spartan fan MUST read

So much to do between now and Jan. 1. Arranging travel, organizing schedules, keeping up with injuries and awards. Then there’s covering all the other sports going on outside of football – a top-5 men’s hoops team, a volleyball team … Continue reading

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USA Today tabs Dennard, Calhoun as All-Americans

Tweet Darqueze Dennard and Shilique Calhoun won the top Big Ten awards at their positions earlier this month and were today tabbed as All-Americans by USA Today. Dennard was named to the first team and Calhoun earned second team honors … Continue reading

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Reports: Former Spartan Kirk Cousins to start for Redskins this week

Tweet It appears former Michigan State quarterback Kirk Cousins will make his first start of the season this week. ESPN.com and the NFL Network each reported this morning that Cousins will replace Robert Griffin III as the Washington Redskins starter … Continue reading

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