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Michigan State Falls to 15-Seed Middle Tennessee 90-81 in NCAA Tournament

Well, everyone's brackets are now officially busted (at least most Michiganders'). Friday afternoon, the second-seed Michigan State University Spartans were upset by fifteen-seed Middle Tennessee 90-81.

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MSU Sued For Failing to Protect Women From Sexual Assaults

Four students from Michigan State University who claim that they were sexually assaulted by other students filed a federal lawsuit against the school Wednesday, claiming it failed to protect them from sexual harassment and assault, which is a violation of federal law.

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Michigan State Pulls Out Epic Last Minute Win Over Michigan [Video]

Holy crap did that really just happen?!?

Michigan fans were watching the end of the Michigan vs. Michigan State game on Saturday evening, thinking that they had the game wrapped up in a neat little bow as they lead the Spartans 23-21 with only ten seconds left to play. Then, the unthinkable happened.

Punter Blake O’Neill (who earlier in the game had landed an amazing 80 yard punt) fumbled the snap with ten seconds remaining. What happened next has fans on both sides shaking their heads in disbelief. 

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Time Set for Michigan vs. Michigan State Football Game

It's been announced that the University of Michigan vs. Michigan State University football game will be taking place starting at  3:30 p.m. October 17 at The Big House in Ann Arbor.

The game will be carried on either ABC, ESPN or ESPN2. That decision will be announced next week, and most likely depends on the outcome of the Michigan vs.Northwestern game this weekend. If the Wolverines pull out a win, the game likely will likely be carried on a bigger network since it will involve two teams that are ranked in the top 15.

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Grand Rapids City High Middle School Odyssey of the Mind Team Headed to World Competition

Congratulations to the City High Middle School Odyssey of the Mind team. They will be traveling to Michigan State University to compete in the Odyssey of the Mind World Finals next month.

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University of Michigan Alum Could Win $1 Million If MSU Wins NCAA Tournament

ESPN is reporting that a University of Michigan alumnus could benefit in a big way if Michigan State wins the NCAA Championship.

In November (when the Spartans weren't exactly doing the best), Derek Stevens went to the Golden Nugget Casino in Las Vegas and placed a $20,000 bet on the Spartans to win it all. That's a pretty crazy bet coming from a U of M grad! Stevens, though, is the owner of The D Casino in Las Vegas, so he knows a little bit about gambling.

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Plans to Demolish Old Grand Rapids Press Building Move Forward

Plans to demolish the former Grand Rapids Press building at the corner of Michigan St. and Monroe Ave. have been approved.

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Michigan State Protests Focus on Columnist George Will’s Rape Stance, Women’s Dignity

An honorary doctorate being awarded by Michigan State University to Washington Post columnist George Will at MSU's fall commencement ceremonies is the focal point of protests in East Lansing today.

More than 800 people had RSVP'd and were expected this morning for protests that were also held earlier this week, according to organizers.

The ignitor is that the protests organizers say Will, who taught at MSU briefly the 1970s. They claim Will has a history of provocative statements and writings compromising and discrediting the severity of rape.

MSU President Lou Anna K. Simon has released a statement saying that while the conservative Will's "visit will be painful for many, ... it does not mean the university wishes to cause survivors of sexual assault distress. And it does not mean we are backing away from our commitment to continuously improving our response to sexual assault."

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‘Batman v Superman:’ Lex Luthor’s Mansion at Michigan State University?

Better hide the kryptonite...

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Michigan State’s Gary Harris Declares for NBA Draft

By Brandon Howell | The Game 730 AM

All-Big Ten Conference shooting guard Gary Harris is foregoing his junior season at Michigan State University to enter the upcoming NBA Draft.

The 19-year-old Fishers, Ind., native made the move official Monday afternoon, when MSU issued a news release announcing his decision.

Many believed Harris would have been selected early in last year’s NBA Draft, but he elected to return for his sophomore season in East Lansing.

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8-Year-Old Lacey Holsworth, Best Friends With MSU’s Adreian Payne, Dies

Lacey Holsworth, the 8-year-old girl who battled cancer and became friends with Michigan State University basketball star Adreian Payne, has died, according to posts on Lacey’s social media accounts.

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Grand Rapids Man Charged in Death of Michigan State Student from Middleville

A Grand Rapids man has been formally charged in the Feb. 1 off-campus death of a Michigan State University student from Middleville.

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