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62 posts from October 2011

October 31, 2011

MSU's camo unis

For the Carrier Classic:

MSU camo unis

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Love for Lincoln

Happy Halloween. I'll be stepping out with Harry Potter and Wolverine (the mutant superhero, calm down) in a little while, but first, reviews are in from MSU fans on the trip to Lincoln. I've yet to hear a negative comment.

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October 30, 2011

Basketball gets going

This is Denny Schwarze in for Joe. I was at the Michigan State men's basketball exhibition win over Ferris State on Sunday afternoon and here's a few thoughts that I took away from the game today.

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So, um ... how about some hoops?

MSU's first exhibition starts in a few minutes and Denny Schwarze has a look at Austin Thornton to advance it.

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October 29, 2011

Shucked and sent home

Wow, 255 comments, figured I should throw up a new post.

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Halftime: Nebraska 10, MSU 3

How far apart are MSU's defense and offense right now? The Spartans are stuffing the Cornhuskers with a third-string walk-on at Star linebacker. And they have 84 yards of total offense even though the line is getting push and giving Kirk Cousins time to throw.

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Norman shoulder injury

Chris Norman has a shoulder injury and will be replaced at the  Star by Steve Gardiner if he can't go today.

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Gameday: Nebraska

It's a big one here in Lincoln today, and you should probably get used to that. These teams are pretty evenly matched. This was the easiest MSU loss to predict in the preseason, but it's a toss-up now and I've been flipped. Be afraid.

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October 28, 2011

Let's talk Nebraska

Hello from Lincoln and hello to Steven M. Sipple of the Lincoln Journal-Star, who reports and columnizes on the sports entity that comes first, second and third in this state -- Cornhuskers football. Here's our Q&A:

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October 27, 2011

One who got away and one who didn't

This was not planned, but we have an interesting MSU-Nebraska dynamic in the pages of the LSJ today. Denny Schwarze tells us about little-known Kyler Elsworth -- MSU's next big walk-on, one of the key performers against Wisconsin and a guy who could be wrestling on scholarship elsewhere. Meanwhile, one of the greatest coaches in college football history told me yesterday how he nearly became MSU's coach in 1999.

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