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Tom Izzo
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Is this the best recruiting period in the history of Tom Izzo's MSU men's basketball career? Also, THE NBA IS BACK! 


Coronavirus
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The MSU football team is now in quarantine for 14 days after a coronavirus outbreak. The MLB has now postponed two games because players have tested positive. NBA player Lou Williams left the bubble, putting players and staff at risk. Does sports returning make any sense at this point?


Jesse Goldberg-Strassler
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There will be baseball at Cooley Law School Stadium! Jesse Goldberg-Strassler of the Lansing Lugnuts tells us all about it!


High School Football
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We dive into the new coronavirus guidelines outlined by the Michigan High School Athletic Association. But, how safe do you feel sending your children back to school and participating in high school sports?


Big Ten Conference
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We take you through the financial losses in regards to the Big Ten announcing a conference-only schedule for the Fall. Also, what does this mean for other conferences in college sports?


High School Football
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What does the future of high school sports in Michigan look like?; Can Max Christie convince Emoni Bates to reclassify?; Will more high school recruits pick the G-League?


Spartan Stadium
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We discuss the many conferences around the college football world who are debating on pulling the plug due to the coronavirus pandemic. Al tells you why he believes we won't see the sport return until 2021. 


Big Ten To Play Conference-Only Schedule This Fall

Jul 9, 2020
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The Big Ten Conference announced Thursday it will not play nonconference games in football and several other sports this fall, the most dramatic move yet by a power conference because of the coronavirus pandemic.

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The 10-year contract of Patrick Mahomes, which is now the biggest contract in sports history; Why the contract is important for Black quarterbacks; The NBA restart; Andre Rison says MSU assistant struck him


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Emoni Bates has committed to Michigan State men's basketball. Will he ever suit up for the green and white? What does the impact of the decision mean for the program?


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