6:45 AM EST, Fri November 21, 2014
Grand Rapids Press 33 mins ago

Tom Izzo: 20 seasons as Michigan State's head coach

Tom Izzo, the longest-tenured head coach in the Big Ten, marks his 20th home opener Friday night at Breslin Center. The Spartans play Loyola of Chicago. Here's a quick look back at Izzo's year-by-year record with the Spartans.
Mark Dantonio says Connor Cook and Montae Nicholson will be team captains in their careers

Mark Dantonio says Connor Cook and Montae Nicholson will be team captains in their careers

According to an ESPN report earlier on Thursday, two executives have said Cook would be a first-round draft pick if he declares himself eligible for the NFL draft.
Michigan State WR Tony Lippett dared to dream big, has made most of senior season

Michigan State WR Tony Lippett dared to dream big, has made most of senior season

Lippett is leading the Big Ten in receiving yardage at 99.9 per game, but he's been held under 100 yards receiving in the past two contests.
Comparing notes on Michigan State and Rutgers with NJ.com beat writer Dan Duggan

Comparing notes on Michigan State and Rutgers with NJ.com beat writer Dan Duggan

Michigan State has four players who might not return for their senior year, the odds of them returning vary from player to player.
Grand Rapids Press 19 hours ago

Michigan State to play in 2015 Wooden Legacy tournament over Thanksgiving weekend

The other teams participating in the event are Arizona, Boise State, Boston College, Evansville, Providence, Santa Clara and California-Irvine.
Grand Rapids Press 20 hours ago
Former walk-on Colby Wollenman could see increased role for Michigan State

Former walk-on Colby Wollenman could see increased role for Michigan State

Wollenman had four points in six minutes, mostly in the first half, Tuesday against Duke
Michigan State senior Jeremy Langford earned his place at tailback after early position moves

Michigan State senior Jeremy Langford earned his place at tailback after early position moves

Langford experienced position moves to cornerback and receiver before finally getting his opportunity to be the Spartans' starting running back as a junior.
Grand Rapids Press Nov 19, 2014

Michigan State preparing for 'rough slate' of five games in 10 days

The Spartans play their home opener Friday night against Loyola Chicago
Grand Rapids Press Nov 19, 2014
Around the Big Ten: How would you define Bo Pelini's Nebraska program?

Around the Big Ten: How would you define Bo Pelini's Nebraska program?

In six games against marquee opponents over the past four years, Nebraska was outscored 326-148, after having leads in four of those games. Those sorts of statistics and the debacle in Madison have some asking tough questions in Lincoln.
Column: Outgoing Michigan State football seniors still in need of 'statement game'

Column: Outgoing Michigan State football seniors still in need of 'statement game'

Michigan State's most impressive win of the season would be a 27-22 win over Nebraska or the 37-15 triumph at Maryland last Saturday.
Grand Rapids Press Nov 19, 2014
Report: Mark Dantonio second-highest paid football coach in 2014 at $5.6 million

Report: Mark Dantonio second-highest paid football coach in 2014 at $5.6 million

Dantonio received a retention bonus in January worth $2 million
Grand Rapids Press Nov 19, 2014
Roundup: Michigan State commit Khari Willis closes high school career with 412-yard rushing day

Roundup: Michigan State commit Khari Willis closes high school career with 412-yard rushing day

Willis's performance came on 50 carries with two touchdowns and shattered the school record he previously held.
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 is No. 11 in the College Football Playoff selection committee rankings -- why so low?
Grand Rapids Press Nov 19, 2014

Michigan State happy with limiting Duke superstar center Jahlil Okafor to 17 points

Okafor is one of two Duke standout freshman who was recruited heavily by Izzo