Detroit Lions wide receiver Amon-Ra St. Brown embraces new contract, city of Detroit, and newest Lions draft pick

As a fourth-round selection – pick No. 112 to be exact – becoming the highest-paid wide receiver in the National Football League is a pipe dream. 

Three years of hard work, dedication, and being a sought-after teammate guided Amon-Ra St. Brown to ink a four-year, $120 million contract extension, including $77 million guaranteed, becoming the highest-paid receiver in the NFL.

A few takeaways from the new-look Michigan State football team at its annual spring showcase

Just under a month into spring, Michigan State football returned to Spartan Stadium for its Spring Showcase. Led by new head coach Jonathan Smith, as well as a plethora of his coaching staff and transfer players who now call East Lansing home after some time at Oregon State, the team was eager to take the field and play in front of the Spartan faithful. New starting quarterback Aidan Chiles, a sophomore who transferred from Oregon State to follow his head coach Jonathan Smith, talked about what it was like to get his first taste of what Michigan State football is all about. 

MSU baseball struggles against in-state opponent, falls 10-0

Looking to wrap up a four-game homestand, the Michigan State University baseball team looked lifeless against in-state foe Central Michigan University.

Coming into the mid-week game on Tuesday at 14-15 overall and holding a 25-24 record against CMU, the Spartans struggled on all fronts of the game, unable to contain the previously struggling Chippewas.

MSU softball swept by Indiana, falls 7-2 in series finale

The Michigan State softball team took the field Sunday afternoon to finish up a weekend series against Big Ten opponent Indiana.

The Spartans were looking to bounce back after losses on Friday and Saturday, but Indiana pitcher Brianna Copeland struck out 12 to lead the Hoosiers to a 7-2 victory and a series sweep.

Spartans rally for 7-6 comeback win over Niagara

Fresh off of a 9-0 victory on Friday evening, the Michigan State baseball team looked to win their second game in as many days to clinch the series against 18-8 Niagara. Going into Saturday, the 13-14 Spartans won three straight games and netted their first shutout in over two years in the series opener with the Purple Eagles.