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Mark Dantonio
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Mark Dantonio, head coach of the Michigan State football team, held his weekly press conference at Spartan Stadium. Dantonio previews the MSU football game at Indiana, which will mark the third straight night game for the 1-1 Spartans. 

Current Sports | August 14, 2018

Aug 14, 2018
DJ Durkin
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DJ Durkin; University of Maryland; Jordan McNair; MSU Football; Mark Dantonio; Nick Saban; Brendon Ayanbadejo


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Michigan State Univeritiy Interim President John Engler announced the appointment of Bill Beekman as MSU's athletic director on Monday morning. Beekman took over for Mark Hollis back in February, after Hollis stepped down in light of the Larry Nassar scandal. Beekman will now oversee MSU's 25 varsity sports teams and will relinquish his position as secretary fo the Board of Trustees. 

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Le'Veon Bell Franchise Tag; NFL; Pittsburgh Steelers; Kirk Cousin; Free Agency; Zachary Swiecicki; NFL Combine; Michigan State Women's Basketball


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A southeastern Michigan group supporting a high school football team has canceled a raffle that included the same type of semi-automatic rifle allegedly used in a mass shooting at a Florida school.

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After the final press conference on Wednesday, the day before kickoff of the 40th annual San Diego County Credit Union Holiday Bowl, Michigan State and Washington State had an eventful afternoon.

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The Michigan State football team spent Christmas Day at the San Diego Zoo as part of activities leading up to the 40th annual San Diego County Credit Union Holiday Bowl on Thursday night. 

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The Michigan State football team held its first practice on Saturday at Mesa College in San Diego, California with temperatures in the mid-60s. The No. 16 Spartans will play No. 18 Washington State on December 28th at 9pm in the 40th annual San Diego County Credit Union Holiday Bowl. The team worked out in full pads for two-and-a-half hours, followed by a team lift.

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Michael Geiger had the windmill. Now Matt Coghlin has the slide.

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According to the Lansing State Journal, Michigan State junior running back LJ Scott was arrested Wednesday for driving on a suspended license. This is the seventh time that Scott, 21, has faced the same, or a similar charge.

Coaches and others involved in youth sports would have to complete concussion awareness training at least once every three years under legislation headed to Gov. Rick Snyder for his signature.

Tailgating grill photo
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MSU Today's Russ White talks with MSU corporate chef Kurt Kwiatkowski about football season tailgating. 


Kaleel Gaines Reveals Reason Behind Transfer and Drama-Filled MSU Football Year

Jul 26, 2017
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Former MSU football player Kaleel Gaines opens up about his reason to transfer from Michigan State to play football at Arizona Western Junior College. He also addresses what went wrong last year, including the sexual assault charges of his former teammates. 

Lee Vickers, Founder Of Varsity Nation, Speaks On Summer Recruitment And MSU Sexual Assault Cases

Jun 28, 2017
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It's offseason for high school sports, but the work is never done for an athlete. At Varsity Nation, the motto is "No offseason," which proves that work goes all year-round.  Varsity Nation's work prepares athletes to be the best at their craft and make a big name for themselves at the next level.   

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Due to the MSU football sexual assault investigation involving former players Josh King, Demetric Vance, and Donnie Corley, "The S.W.A.P. Meet with James Moore" decides to tackle the subject. Moore has a special message for the parents of the three young men who were charged this week in court. He also opens up about his own parenting battle concerning his son. It's another emotional, powerful message for all to hear. 


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