11:37 PM EDT, Thu April 24, 2014
Detroit News 4 hours ago

For Michigan State's players, there's plenty at steak in spring game

Mark Dantonio is hoping to see 50,000 fans at Spartan Stadium on Saturday for Michigan State's spring football game, but whether that many show up, one team will be eating steak. That's the prize for winning since Dantonio took over in 2007, and now that the teams have been chosen, the goal will be to dine well as opposed to hot dogs and beans.
Detroit Free Press 6 hours ago

NCAA board of directors endorses more power for Big Ten, other big schools

The NCAA's board of directors endorsed a proposal Thursday giving schools in the five largest football conferences more autonomy and more voting power in changing rules within the organization.
Detroit Free Press 6 hours ago

MSU's Macksood (sprain) hopeful to cap strong spring Saturday

Matt Macksood's spring began with a big break. It quite possibly ended with a sprain. The rising sophomore walk-on, however, has made a significant impression on the most important of his Michigan State coaches and teammates with his play.
Grand Rapids Press 6 hours ago
Endorsed NCAA restructuring plan would give 5 power leagues 'more autonomy,' a greater voice to student-athletes

Endorsed NCAA restructuring plan would give 5 power leagues 'more autonomy,' a greater voice to student-athletes

The endorsed restructuring plan does not give the power leagues autonomy to allow student-athletes the ability to "pursue careers outside of athletics while still competing."
Detroit Free Press 13 hours ago

Nation+world: Dakari Johnson, Alex Poythress staying at Kentucky

Kentucky's frontcourt will bring back size and experience next season after freshman center Dakari Johnson and sophomore forward Alex Poythress announced they would return.
Detroit Free Press 14 hours ago

Highlight video: New MSU QB recruit Brian Lewerke

Lewerke, a 6-foot-3, 194-pound quarterback from Pinnacle High in Phoenix, verbally committed to the Spartans this month. Check him out in action, courtesy of the Arizona Republic.
Players' draft a leadership exercise; Green-White captains discuss controversial, difficult selections

Players' draft a leadership exercise; Green-White captains discuss controversial, difficult selections

EAST LANSING — There's an old saying that "The wind blows the hardest at the top of the flagpole,'' a reference to the inherent challenges that come with being in a leadership position.Michigan State middle linebacker Taiwan Jones, a senior...
Detroit Free Press 20 hours ago

Recruiting: MSU offers Ohio OT Noah Listermann

Michigan State is looking to address the offensive tackle position for the class of 2015 with a few key prospects that they see as having the upside potential to play championship level football.
Detroit News Apr 23, 2014

Michigan State chooses up sides for spring game

With Michigan State's spring game set for Saturday at Spartan Stadium, the seniors got down to picking sides on Wednesday afternoon. The senior class was placed on the Green team and the White teams by the coaching staff before the players drafted the remaining rosters position by position.
Grand Rapids Press Apr 23, 2014
Confident Kurtis Drummond predicts 46-0 win for White team in Michigan State Green-White game

Confident Kurtis Drummond predicts 46-0 win for White team in Michigan State Green-White game

"I wouldn’t say guaranteeing victory, but we’re going to outscore them," Drummond said.
Michigan State Green-White underclassman draft: QB Connor Cook picked first, but plenty of surprises

Michigan State Green-White underclassman draft: QB Connor Cook picked first, but plenty of surprises

Michigan State seniors Taiwan Jones and Tony Lippett had much of the say drafting for the Green Team, while fellow Spartans' seniors Travis Jackson and Kurtis Drummond orchestrated the majority of the White Team picks in Wednesday's players' draft for the Green-White game.
Detroit Free Press Apr 23, 2014

Powell is surprise name of the day at MSU spring game draft

Michigan State quarterback Connor Cook was the first pick in the MSU spring game draft today, going to the White team, but the real intrigue came after Cook was chosen.
Detroit Free Press Apr 23, 2014

What's next for MSU offense? Warner tinkering with 'some things'

Dave Warner is sure his offense must, and can, make more strides to make the next step possible. None of the tweaks will be on display during Saturday's spring game at Spartan Stadium, but Warner said the Spartans have 'tinkered around with some things offensively that I like.'
Detroit Free Press Apr 23, 2014

Submit questions now for live chat with MSU writer Joe Rexrode

Joe will be here at 10 a.m. to answer your questions about the Spartan football and basketball teams. What would you like to know?
Detroit Free Press Apr 23, 2014

Long path helped ex-MSU guard Kalin Lucas make strides toward NBA

Kalin Lucas could sit around and ponder what if. The former Michigan State standout guard could easily wonder what his professional basketball fate would have been had he had never torn his Achilles tendon during the NCAA tournament in his junior season with the Spartans.

Spartans Player News

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    Matt Macksood

    MSU's Macksood (sprain) hopeful to cap strong spring Saturday

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    Tyler O'Connor

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  • Jon Reschke

    Jon Reschke

    Reschke making up for lost time

  • Demetrius Cooper

    Demetrius Cooper

    Demetrius Cooper ready to reward Spartans for their faith, loyalty

  • Macgarrett Kings Jr.

    Macgarrett Kings Jr.

    Michigan State WR Macgarrett Kings Jr. suspended for spring practice