A close win or bad loss against a quality cross-conference opponent early in the season could be the difference between No. 4 and No. 5 come playoff time.
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The son of George Perles, who was the Michigan State athletic director in the early 1990s and is currently a school trustee, said an incident in which his father is accused of covering up a rape by Larry Nassar "never happened."
- Son: Former Michigan State AD disputes suit
- Spartans punter Hartbarger to miss 6-8 weeks
- MSU: No NCAA violations in handling assaults
- MSU's Scott injured in camp, to miss 2 months
Redshirt freshman Rocky Lombardi is expected to take over punting duties for Michigan State after Jake Hartbarger suffered a leg injury vs. Arizona State.
Matt Schick, Peter Burns & Heather Dinich discuss their biggest takeaways from Week 2 (10:05), their superlatives for the week (12:59), jump to conclusions about the season (24:10) and more. Plus, "Talk Nerdy To Me" on the Playoff predictor (38:52), Walk-Ons (44:24) & extra points (50:42).
Brandon Ruiz hit a 28-yard field goal as time expired, Manny Wilkins threw for 380 yards and a touchdown, and Arizona State rallied to beat No. 15 Michigan State 16-13 on Saturday night.
Jimbo Fisher gets his first big test at Texas A&M, USC and Stanford square off in an early Pac-12 clash, and more. Who will win Week 2's biggest games?
Kyler Murray took the reins at OU. Chip Kelly returned to the sideline. On a Saturday of first impressions, how did the newcomers fare?
We've seen Virginia Tech's defense shut down Florida State, LSU dominate Miami and a lot more from the Top 25 teams in Week 1.
Connor Heyward scored his second touchdown with 2 minutes left to put No. 11 Michigan State ahead and the Spartans held on to beat Utah State 38-31 on Friday night.
MSU said the NCAA found no rules violations in how the school responded to the Larry Nassar case or handled separate allegations against football and basketball players.
ESPN Analytics has identified 19 teams that have at least a 1 percent chance to make the College Football Playoff this season, and of those only 14 have a chance to win it.
What should make fans of each Top 25 team happy this season? See which programs expect a title, a New Year's Six bowl or a couple of more wins.
Josiah Scott, Michigan State's starting cornerback, will miss about two months after suffering an unspecified injury early in training camp.
Jon Reschke, who made racially insensitive comments in 2017, is being allowed back on the roster.
It's crowded at the top, with Wisconsin, Penn State, Michigan State and Michigan all chasing the Buckeyes for the top spot in the conference.
Don McAuliffe, the star running back and captain for Michigan State's undefeated 1952 national championship team, has died. He was 90.