It's the middle of May, and we're approaching the point of the year when we're left with baseball as the only frequently televised major sport to keep us entertained. It is a World Cup year, so that's neat, but for college sports fans, summer mostly means the wait for college football is almost over.
Speaking of college football, ESPN has a new "Power Index" out to make fans mad. In my younger years, that's exactly what it would have done to me. They have MSU 24th?! Six spots behind Michigan?!?!?!?! Well, (unprintable).
I like to think that I've matured, though. Also, Big Ten champs. Oh, Rose Bowl, too.
(And I guess it helps that ESPN did pick MSU as one of 16 contenders for the inaugural college football playoff.)
Great shooter and high school teammate of Denzel Valentine.
I would be all for daily updates on Derrick Nix.
So maybe that report about getting the same offer as Stan Van Gundy wasn't entirely accurate.
The last three links are courtesy of Jeremy Dewar, who sent along some hockey news that I otherwise never would have found. Good looking out.
Served the suspension yesterday in a 3-1 win over Finland.
And mentions former MSU defenseman (or defenceman if you're feeling particularly Canadian) as a key addition this season.
MSU recruit Josh Jacobs scored his third goal of the series. The deciding Game 5 is tomorrow night.