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Choosing the best NHL players by age

Choosing the best NHL players by age

Kyle Hatty, Hockey Beat Reporter

April 17, 2020

Age 18: Jack Hughes It’s hard to grade 18-year olds, but Hughes has already shown flashes that his ceiling is extremely high. Honorable Mention: Moritz Seider Age 19: Rasmus Dahlin Dahlin has quietly become one of the best two-way defensemen in the NHL in Buffalo and he’s only getting better. Honorabl...

Lafrenière to the Red Wings? Here are Detroit’s chances

Lafrenière to the Red Wings? Here are Detroit's chances

Cameron McClarren, General Assignment Reporter

April 17, 2020

After a dismal 2019-20 hockey season and the league-wide stoppage in play due to the COVID-19 outbreak in mid-March, the Detroit Red Wings and their fans do have something to look forward to after all this summer: the 2020 NHL Draft.  The Red Wings have secured the worst record in the NHL at 17-49-...

Spartans add competition at punter in Mitchell Crawford

Spartan Stadium (Photo: WDBM)

Sutton Magee, General Assignment Reporter

April 17, 2020

EAST LANSING -- Australian punter Mitchell Crawford officially announced on Thursday via Twitter that he is joining the Michigan State Spartans.  Excited to make it official. https://t.co/NFVhUDZs83 — MC (@mkcrawford46) April 16, 2020 The 6-foot, 185 pound former UTEP punter averaged 39.6 yards on 61 punts in the 2019 season. 61 ya...

Spartans bolster 2021 recruiting class, lock in three-star Tyson Watson

Michigan State football coach Mel Tucker. (Photo: MSU Athletic Communications)

Nathan Stearns, Football Beat Reporter

April 17, 2020

EAST LANSING -- After nabbing three-star defensive tackle Derrick Harmon on April 15, Mel Tucker and company were able to add more defensive line help in the form of three-star defensive end Tyson Watson.   According to 247Sports.com, Watson, who hails from Warren Mott and stands at 6-foot-6, is ranked a...

Motown Rundown – 4/15/20 – Hangin’ In There

Motown Rundown - 4/15/20 - Hangin' In There

Ryan Rabinowitz, Ryan Collins, and Trent Balley

April 17, 2020

  On this week’s episode of The Motown Rundown: Ryan Rabinowitz, Trent Balley, and Ryan Collins lament over yet another week without sports while looking forward to next week’s NFL Draft. Also included in this episode is a debate over the most iconic players to wear numbers 31-40 in Detroit...

Motown Rundown – 4/8/20 – Mr. Tiger

Motown Rundown - 4/8/20 - Mr. Tiger

Ryan Rabinowitz, Ryan Collins, and Trent Balley

April 17, 2020

On this week’s episode of The Motown Rundown: Ryan Rabinowitz, Trent Balley, and Ryan Collins pay tribute to Detroit Tigers legend, Al Kaline, who passed away recently at the age of 85. Also included in this episode is the debate over the most iconic players to wear numbers 11-30 in Detroit, and a ...

Merchant scores another commit in Maltida Ekh

Michigan State coach Suzy Merchant (Photo: Ian Gilmour / WDBM)

Charlotte Steinberg, Women's Basketball Beat Reporter

April 16, 2020

EAST LANSING -- Michigan State coach Suzy Merchant has just received another commit for the 2020-21 Spartan team in Matilda Ekh, a 6-foot guard/forward who comes from Västerås, Sweden.  "We are thrilled to add Matilda to the Spartan family,” Merchant said. “She has played at the highest lev...

McRae: Three options for Izzo’s Spartans in 2020-21

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Alex McRae, Assistant Sports Director

April 16, 2020

There isn’t anything I can say that hasn’t been said about the unprecedented abrupt ending to the 2019-20 NCAA basketball season. A bitter end to a season full of such promise and agelation can be characterized as nothing short of a tragedy. Especially for those who are fans of the Michigan State Spartans...

Three-star Derrick Harmon announces commitment to MSU

Michigan State football coach Mel Tucker. (Photo: MSU Athletic Communications)

Joe Dandron

April 15, 2020

EAST LANSING -- Where there's smoke, there’s fire. It has just kept burning for Mel Tucker in recent weeks, as he got another commitment from three-star Derrick Harmon out of Loyola (MI) high school in Detroit. A 6-foot-4, 300 pound defensive linemen, Harmon is listed as a defensive tackle by...

MSU gets verbal commitment from local offensive tackle

East Lansing offensive linemen Ethan Boyd announced his commitment via Twitter. (Credit: Ethan Boyd / Twitter)

Joe Dandron, Football beat writer

April 9, 2020

EAST LANSING — #21BuiltStrong has become the calling card early on for Michigan State football’s class of 2021 commits.  On Wednesday, MSU got the first verbal commitment from the class of 2021: three star running back Davion Primm, out of Oak Park (MI). I’m Staying Home💚🤍 #GoGreen pi...

MSU nabs 3-star Davion Primm, first recruit to verbal commit under Tucker

Michigan State football coach Mel Tucker. (Photo: MSU Athletic Communications)

Joe Dandron, Football beat writer

April 7, 2020

EAST LANSING -- Mel Tucker arrived in East Lansing with high expectations. Whether it be recruiting, a new offense or improving on the Spartans 7-6 record in 2019, the former Colorado coach has promised results. Now, he has taken the first steps as coach: recruiting. Oak Park (MI) High School runnin...

Belles transferring from MSU to BYU

Kayla Belles/Photo: MSU Athletic Communications

Charlotte Steinberg, Women's Basketball Beat Reporter

April 7, 2020

Michigan State forward Kayla Belles and coach Suzy Merchant have announced via Twitter that the sophomore is transferring to Brigham Young University.   "We loved having Kayla Belles part of our program, and while disappointed she is leaving, we wish her nothing but the very best at an institutio...

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