6:11 AM EDT, Wed April 16, 2014
Detroit Free Press 13 hours ago
MSU suspends Macgarrett Kings Jr. for violation of team rules

MSU suspends Macgarrett Kings Jr. for violation of team rules

Asked today to name the most pleasant surprise of the spring, Michigan State coach Mark Dantonio came up with receiver DeAnthony Arnett's name first. Later, in a media briefing before MSU's afternoon practice, Dantonio revealed part of the reason Arnett has been getting extra chances to impress this spring -- starting receiver Macgarrett Kings Jr. is suspended for spring ball for an undisclosed violation of team rules.

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Joel Heath adjusts to playing DT

Joel Heath got an indoctrination to playing defensive tackle last season as part of Michigan State's special speed package.
Detroit News 7 hours ago

Spartans' plans predictableDawson, Harris predictable

East Lansing — In less than 24 hours, the immediate future for the Michigan State basketball team went through a bit of a roller-coaster ride.
Opinion: Michigan State will remain Big Ten contender, Sweet 16 fixture despite losing 3 starters

Opinion: Michigan State will remain Big Ten contender, Sweet 16 fixture despite losing 3 starters

Michigan State has been to the NCAA tourney 17 consecutive seasons, the longest active streak among Big Ten teams.
Detroit News 12 hours ago

Branden Dawson will return to Michigan State for senior season

A day after Michigan State sophomore Gary Harris announced he was leaving for the NBA, the Spartans received some good news when junior Branden Dawson said he would be back for his senior year.
Detroit Free Press 12 hours ago

Dawson announces he's returning to MSU for senior year

About two hours after Harris spoke with reporters about the decision made official Monday, MSU put out a release announcing Dawson will return. That decision means Tom Izzo's 2014-15 team should be a preseason top-25 and expected NCAA tournament team.
Detroit Free Press 18 hours ago

Archie Manning helps celebrate Spartans' top academic achievers

'It's extra special for me, just being from Indiana. Peyton Manning made high school football in Indiana a big deal,' MSU tight end Josiah Price, a native of Greentown, Ind., said of the former Indianapolis Colts QB. 'So it was really cool to meet (Archie) and get a picture with him.'
Detroit News 18 hours ago

Michigan State-Nebraska football game on national TV in prime time

Michigan State's Oct. 4 home game against Nebraska will be televised nationally in prime time, it was announced Tuesday. The 8 p.m. game will be on ABC, ESPN or ESPN2.
Detroit Free Press 18 hours ago

MSU vs. Nebraska kickoff will be at 8 p.m.

It was the only MSU game among six Big Ten contests selected by ESPN for primetime kickoffs. The Big Ten Network will announce its 2014 primetime football games next week.
Grand Rapids Press 22 hours ago

Gary Harris becomes just the fifth player in Tom Izzo era to declare early for NBA draft

For three of the other four Spartans early entrants under Izzo, the decision worked out well: they were picked in the first round and played at least eight seasons in the NBA
Detroit Free Press Apr 15, 2014

Graham Couch: Dawson best odds at lasting NBA career is to stay at MSU

It's NBA declaration week in college basketball, with underclassmen jumping to the pros on the hour. Some of them smartly. Others leaping from basketball relevancy forever. Michigan State began the week with two players in play, and perhaps on opposite ends of this vast spectrum.
Detroit Free Press Apr 14, 2014

Playoffs approaching, Blues need Spartan Ryan Miller to step up

Miller won his first four starts and seven of eight after the Blues, billing him as the improvement they needed to make a deep run, acquired him from Buffalo. He finished 0-5 with a 3.82 goals-against average and woeful .856 save percentage.
Grand Rapids Press Apr 14, 2014
Michigan State's Gary Harris says extra year has him more prepared for the NBA

Michigan State's Gary Harris says extra year has him more prepared for the NBA

"It was a hard decision for me to say no to it last year, but I felt like I made myself better and prepared myself even more for that next step by coming back another year," Harris said.
Detroit News Apr 14, 2014

Warren Mott star Kenny Goins headed to Michigan State as walk-on

Goins is an excellent student who boasts a 3.6 grade-point average and he scored a 29 on the ACT. He also considered attending Dartmouth.
Detroit News Apr 14, 2014

Gary Harris follows 'dream,' leaves Michigan State for NBA

Harris averaged 16.7 points, 4.0 rebounds and 2.7 assists this season and was named All-Big Ten first team. It is expected that Harris will be drafted in the middle of the first round, possibly even among the lottery picks (first 14).

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