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7-6, 4th in Big Ten - East
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23dPaula Lavigne and Dan Murphy

OTL: Feds cite MSU with 'serious violations'

The U.S. Department of Education has found that Michigan State University officials for years violated federal law by failing to comply with requirements that aim to ensure a safe campus.

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30dTom VanHaaren

Breaking down the Big Ten recruiting classes

The usual suspects -- Michigan and Ohio State -- are near the top of the recruiting rankings again, but the most surprising classes in the conference are at places like Nebraska, Purdue and Wisconsin.

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Michigan State shakes up offensive staff

Brad Salem is taking over as Michigan State's offensive coordinator after coach Mark Dantonio rearranged several roles on his staff.

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Spartans' Willekes returning for senior season

Defensive lineman Kenny Willekes, who broke his leg in the Spartans' Redbox Bowl loss to Oregon, said Tuesday night that he doesn't want his career at Michigan State to end that way and he'll return for his senior season.

MSU the right side to take vs. Oregon in Redbox Bowl? (1:20)
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Michigan State CB Layne declares for NFL draft

Michigan State cornerback Justin Layne announced Friday that he is entering the NFL draft, thanking coach Mark Dantonio, the Spartans' coaching staff and "all who have supported me on my journey" in a tweet.

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Michigan State RB Scott entering NFL draft

After initially planning to redshirt and return next year, Michigan State running back LJ Scott said he will enter the NFL draft after this season.

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82dPaula Lavigne and Nicole Noren

OTL: Applications to Michigan State tumble

Undergraduate applications to Michigan State University fell by 8.3 percent over the past year amid the scandal involving former team physician and associate professor Larry Nassar and the school's handling of sexual assault allegations.

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82dAdam Rittenberg

Picking winners for every bowl game matchup

From Dec. 15 through Jan. 7, the Celebration Bowl through the CFP National Championship, Adam Rittenberg picks his winners for bowl season.

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93dNicole Noren and Paula Lavigne

OTL: MSU paid $4 million to Title IX investigators

Michigan State has paid a Title IX investigative firm $3.9 million since February, Outside the Lines reports. Just 25 investigations were completed in 2017-18 -- down from 74 the year before -- and the average investigation length has grown 50 percent.

Michigan St defense forces big fumble (0:49)
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101dDan Murphy

Ex-Spartans recruiting director suing Dantonio

Michigan State coach Mark Dantonio is among those being sued by former recruiting director Curtis Blackwell, who claims he was unlawfully arrested and his employment with the university was ended improperly last year.

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103dTom VanHaaren

Spartans RB Scott (ankle) decides to redshirt

Having battled an ankle injury that's limited him to four games in 2018, Michigan State running back LJ Scott will redshirt this season in order to return in 2019, coach Mark Dantonio said Saturday.

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Ohio State beat Michigan State 26-6 in a sloppy game for both teams. After a fairly even first half, Michigan State's offense made some critical mistakes in the second half, including a fumble in the end zone that resulted in an Ohio State touchdown. The Buckeyes still only have one loss on the season, but still have work to do with the Michigan game looming.

Buckeyes recover Spartans' fumble for TD (0:37)
Spartans take intentional safety (0:21)

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