12:11 PM EST, Thu November 27, 2014
Comparing notes on Michigan State and Penn State with PennLive.com writer David Jones

Comparing notes on Michigan State and Penn State with PennLive.com writer David Jones

Will Penn State and Michigan State be better or worse next season? The signature staple of the programs?
Bowl projections for Michigan State indicate 'New Year's Six' appearance likely

Bowl projections for Michigan State indicate 'New Year's Six' appearance likely

All 10 national media entities are projecting Michigan State to play in the New Year's Six Bowl.
Grand Rapids Press 6 hours ago

A look at Michigan State's potential opponents in the 2014 Orlando Classic

The Spartans open the three-game tournament at 6:30 p.m. Thursday against Rider on ESPN2.
Michigan State co-offensive coordinator Dave Warner nominated for Broyles Award

Michigan State co-offensive coordinator Dave Warner nominated for Broyles Award

Warner was an accomplished quarterback at Syracuse before his coaching career, passing for more than 2,500 yards and rushing for more than 1,000.
Penn State QB Christian Hackenberg accustomed to the pressure Spartans will bring

Penn State QB Christian Hackenberg accustomed to the pressure Spartans will bring

Michigan State is tied with Wisconsin for the Big Ten lead in sacks.
Grand Rapids Press Nov 26, 2014
Roundup: Three Michigan State commits head into Thanksgiving with state championship aspirations

Roundup: Three Michigan State commits head into Thanksgiving with state championship aspirations

Tyson Scott of Orchard Lake St. Mary is the only in-state recruit playing for a title this weekend
Live chat: Join Mike Griffith and Kyle Austin to discuss Michigan State sports at 10 a.m.

Live chat: Join Mike Griffith and Kyle Austin to discuss Michigan State sports at 10 a.m.

Michigan State and Penn haven't met since 2010, when the Spartans scored a 28-22 victory at Beaver Stadium.
Grand Rapids Press Nov 26, 2014

Michigan State heads to three-game Orlando Classic with short bench

Spartans are hopeful Branden Dawson could return but will have two other rotation players out
Michigan State RB Jeremy Langford 'excited' to take on nation's No. 1 run defense

Michigan State RB Jeremy Langford 'excited' to take on nation's No. 1 run defense

Penn State's defense leads the nation in rushing yardage allowed, a stingy 81.7 per game.
Michigan State moves up to No 10 in College Football Playoff ranking, eyes New Year's Six Bowl

Michigan State moves up to No 10 in College Football Playoff ranking, eyes New Year's Six Bowl

The Spartans could make up more ground in the rankings with a win over Penn State on Saturday and secure an elite bowl bid.
Grand Rapids Press Nov 25, 2014

Michigan State putting up 'staggering' assist numbers through four games

The Spartans had 22 assists on 29 baskets in a win over Santa Clara on Monday.
Mark Dantonio says Michigan State heads to Penn State as the 'forgotten ones'

Mark Dantonio says Michigan State heads to Penn State as the 'forgotten ones'

Dantonio indicated he's a bit surprised Michigan State has not had a player recognized as a Big Ten player of the week on offense, defense, special teams or for a performance as a freshman.
Michigan State 'gunslinger' QB Connor Cook directing wins, offensive records

Michigan State 'gunslinger' QB Connor Cook directing wins, offensive records

Cook leads the Big Ten with 247.3 yards passing per game this season.
Grand Rapids Press Nov 25, 2014

Magic Johnson stops by Michigan State, preaches killer instinct to young Spartans team

The former Spartans All-American delivered a pregame speech to the 2014-15 Spartans Monday night at the Breslin Center that include a directive to close out games in the second half.
5 things to watch: Michigan State's game at Penn State figures to be of the bruising variety

5 things to watch: Michigan State's game at Penn State figures to be of the bruising variety

Michigan State has a handful of players from the Keystone State who could make a significant impact in Saturday's game.