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Michigan State Spartans news and views: July 13

Tori Jankoska will repping the red, white and blue this summer on the hardwood.

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Former Spartan Tori Jankoska to Play in World University Games - Michigan State Athletics
Former Michigan State women's basketball All-American Tori Jankoska will play for Team USA in the World University games next month in Taiwan.

Watch: Moneyball highlights from Bridges, Nairn, Tillman - 247 Sports
Nairn hit a late 3-pointer to help Green get to overtime and beat Blue 94-90. Here are some highlights, featuring Bridges and Nairn and Tillman.

Meet MSU target Kalon Gervin, the state's top uncommitted recruit |
Having committed to Notre Dame at one point, Gervin has since decommitted and now has a list of five schools that does not include the Fighting Irish. Michigan State is one of the schools that made it into the final five.

Ohio State battles Michigan, Michigan State for in-state star - 247 Sports
The latest from a Buckeye in-state target who is also highly considering Michigan and Michigan State. Nolan Rumler has Ohio State, Michigan, Michigan State, Notre Dame and Alabama high on his list.

Don't turn heat up on MSU coach Dantonio's seat just yet - DFP
He will have his work cut out for him, but the Spartan faithful should not lose hope in their football coach just yet.

Michigan State target Elijah Collins grew freaky fast, was recruited just as quickly |
The offers began pouring in early in Elijah Collins' first varsity season, and now the No. 1 ranked running back in Michigan in the class of 2018 is focused on finishing his senior season with a bang while making recruiting visits.

The question surfaces again of whether Calipari should leave UK for NBA - ESPN
There are arguments that John Calipari should never leave Kentucky and return to the NBA. The flip side of that is there are plenty arguments that say, yes, he should give the NBA one more shot and try again, and that now is the time. If Cal leaves, that would certainly help the recruiting efforts of Tom Izzo.

How the SEC Media Days hotel becomes college football’s biggest media circus -
The Wynfrey has hosted SEC Media Days for almost two decades. The Wynfrey is already planning for SEC Media Days in 2018 and 2019. But knowing when the SEC likes to have it — the middle to end of July — makes it simple to block the weeks off.

Making sense of Jabrill Peppers’ contract status - Dawgs By Nature
The Cleveland Browns’ second of three first-round draft picks, Jabrill Peppers, still has yet to sign his rookie contract. So, what’s going on and why? And what might it take to cool the impasse?

AFC North training camp preview: Key issues, players to watch -
Will Jeremy Hill hold off Joe Mixon? How'll Martavis Bryant look after a one-year ban? Can Myles Garrett live up to the hype? What does Jeremy Maclin bring to Baltimore? Marc Sessler previews training camp across the AFC North.

Baltimore Ravens lucky to get help from run-game doctor Greg Roman - ESPN
Greg Roman, who has a track record of revitalizing dormant running games, faces another challenge with the Baltimore Ravens.

Cincinnati Bengals' George Iloka spoofs R. Kelly in marriage proposal -ESPN
Bengals safety, and true romantic, George Iloka popped the question to his girlfriend by remaking a sweet R&B song. It was music to her ears.

Top 10 CFB RBs to watch in 2017 |
The running back spot is top-heavy this season but with just two players adding all the weight. LSU's Derrius Guice and Penn State's Saquon Barkley are getting a lot of love in scouting circles and when you spend any time watching their tape, you understand why.