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Michigan State Spartans Gameday Headlines: Wisconsin Edition

The Badgers and Spartans get set to square off in a huge Big Ten clash.

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Defending Big Ten Champs Open Conference Play vs Wisconsin - Michigan State Athletics
No. 8 Michigan State begins its quest for a second consecutive Big Ten Championship when it hosts No. 11 Wisconsin in the conference opener at noon in Spartan Stadium.

MSU names fourth captain for Wisconsin game - 247
Wisconsin native and MSU receiver R.J. Shelton will join Tyler O'Connor, Riley Bullough and Demetrious Cox as a captain when the Spartans face the Badgers.

Wisconsin to start QB Alex Hornibrook vs. MSU - ESPN
Redshirt freshman Alex Hornibrook will make his first start at quarterback for the Badgers against Michigan State on Saturday. In two appearances this season, he has connected on 76.5 percent of his passes (13 of 17) for 183 yards.

MSU counting on Jamal Lyles, Brandon Clemons to play both ways |
Lyles, who had eight catches for 133 yards and a touchdown last season, began lobbying for time on defense in April and played both ways in the Spartans' spring game. After hauling in a 12-yard touchdown catch in the season-opening win over Furman, Lyles earned reps at defensive end during the two weeks of practice leading up to Notre Dame.

Mike Sadler scholarship fund generates $124,000 Campus Sports
The Michigan State Spartans are honoring late punter Mike Sadler with an awesome scholarship and it has already raised over $100,000.

MSU To Honor Sadler With Midfield Logo - Today's U
Michigan State will honor former punter Mike Sadler by including his uniform number in the midfield logo at Spartan Stadium for today's matchup.

MSU LB Reschke has been groomed to stand out, becoming force - Detroit Free Press
Reschke has been groomed for this moment for years. His father, Paul, was a walk-on at MSU, so he has the lineage. And he has played for a Who’s Who of area coaches, who have taught him about work ethic and doing things the right way.

MSU still flying under radar, which is just fine for Spartans - 247
Michigan State is 2-0 in 2016, fresh off 36-28 road win over Notre Dame in a game that was more of a domination than the score indicates. But when CBS college football analyst Dennis Dodd was asked for a team flying under the radar so far this season, he went with the Spartans.

10 most unstoppable forces in CFB right now | PFF
Lamar Jackson's wheels, Jabrill Peppers’ versatility and more: Mike Renner identifies the nation's top signature moves and abilities.

NFL panic index, Week 3: Remember when the Packers were good? -
The Packers are struggling, the Browns have yet another starting QB, the Seahawks can't beat the Rams ... these are things that NFL fans are panicking about this week. We're going to tell you whether it's justified.

Trump vs. Clinton vs. Monday Night Football’s irrelevance - The A.V. Club
This Monday, as ESPN broadcasts the Falcons and Saints pounding each other into gristle, it’s liable to be the most dignified program on TV.

The Man. The Voice. The Stories. - ESPN
Vin Scully has been broadcasting Dodgers games for 67 seasons. As he signs off this year, Jon Miller, Bud Selig, Bob Costas and 20 other colleagues and friends reflect on why a career like Scully's won't happen again.

32 PFF Stats to Know for NFL Week 3 | PFF
Ready for Week 3 kickoff? Director of Analytics Nathan Jahnke gives you the must-know Pro Football Focus stats and data for all 16 NFL games.

Dr. Ken Jeong reviews a whole slew of other television and film doctors The A.V. Club
As someone who's been a real doctor and a fake one, Dr. Ken Jeong is uniquely qualified to grade a bunch of pop culture doctors from TV and film.