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Live chat: Talking Michigan State football and basketball, diagnosing Spartans' identity

Live chat: Talking Michigan State football and basketball, diagnosing Spartans' identity

Michigan State has great expectations, but yet, were not the initial favorites to win the Big Ten Eastern Division.
Grand Rapids Press 5 hours ago

Fifth-year senior LB Mylan Hicks finally climbs atop depth chart ahead of Jacksonville State

The Spartans’ week one depth chart lists both Hicks and Darien Harris as No. 1 star linebackers, constituting one of the only surprises of Tuesday’s depth chart release.
Jacksonville State's John Grass discusses challenges of opening head-coaching career against Michigan State

Jacksonville State's John Grass discusses challenges of opening head-coaching career against Michigan State

John Grass said he is still looking for ways for Jacksonville State to pull off an upset at Michigan State.
Detroit Free Press 9 hours ago

Browns' mission now? Get Brian Hoyer clicking with offense

The first-team offense is scheduled to receive about one quarter's worth of playing time in Thursday's preseason finale to prove that some of those hypotheticals might pan out despite the dreadful showing throughout the first three weeks of August.
Detroit Free Press 10 hours ago

Michigan football: Position-by-position scouting report

Free Press sports writer Joe Rexrode scouts the 2014 MSU roster, position by position:
Detroit Free Press 13 hours ago

More MSU renovations to come for practice facility, rest of stadium

Whenever Mark Dantonio speaks to the media, Tom Izzo will be right there with him - sort of.
Detroit Free Press 14 hours ago

Jeff Seidel: MSU's Mark Dantonio still same coach even with all the success

So when you see the sparkling new facility, when you see the lofty rankings, when you hear that MSU is in a battle for a five-star recruit, it starts to feel like a snowball that is rolling downhill, building up momentum - and it is. But the core of the program has stayed the same. And it starts with Dantonio.
Detroit News 14 hours ago

Michigan State not looking past Jacksonville State

Mark Dantonio is focused on not having his own 'Appalachian State moment' Friday when Michigan State welcomes Jacksonville State, a FCS team that is regular participant in the playoffs, including last season when it reached the semifinals.
Michigan State's Macgarrett Kings Jr. eligible to play, but yet to return to starting lineup after suspension

Michigan State's Macgarrett Kings Jr. eligible to play, but yet to return to starting lineup after suspension

Kings is expected to return punts, but he remains demoted from the starting lineup at receiver.
Detroit Free Press 21 hours ago

USC investigating Josh Shaw's heroic story after tips

But USC has received calls contradicting Shaw's claims about his two high ankle sprains. Sarkisian didn't discuss the discrepancies in detail after practice but said the school will 'continue to vet' the story.
Detroit Free Press 22 hours ago

Hey Joe: Mailbag talks bathrooms, bad old days of Pat Narduzzi & more

Enjoy the last preseason mailbag, everyone - the questions are about to get more field-focused (possibly pointed) after the Spartans start playing games.
Detroit Free Press 23 hours ago

Submit questions now for live chat with sports columnist Drew Sharp

Drew will be here at 11 a.m. to answer your questions about all things Detroit sports. What would you like to know?
Grand Rapids Press 23 hours ago

Video: Mike Griffith and Kyle Austin preview Michigan State vs. Jacksonville State

Michigan State beat writers Mike Griffith and Kyle Austin preview the Spartans' Friday game against Jacksonville State after Mark Dantonio's weekly press conference
Detroit News Aug 26, 2014

Michigan State lists R.J. Shelton at receiver and cornerback; full depth chart here

Michigan State is just three days from kicking off its season and on Tuesday morning released its depth chart for the opening week. And it actually included a few surprises.

Spartans Player News

  • 1 Macgarrett Kings Jr.

    Macgarrett Kings Jr.

    Michigan State WR Macgarrett Kings Jr. on probation after April DUI

  • 1 Michael Geiger

    Michael Geiger

    Michigan State kicker Michael Geiger has a simple plan for greatness

  • Malik McDowell

    Malik McDowell

    Southfield's Malik McDowell in mix to play as MSU freshman

  • Miguel Machado

    Miguel Machado

    Michigan State OL Miguel Machado thriving after challenging journey through junior college

  • Jack Conklin

    Jack Conklin

    Michigan State LT Jack Conklin faster, stronger and better conditioned after 22-pound weight loss