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Cassius Winston primed for breakout season

Expect a big season from Cassius Winston after a promising freshman campaign.

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CBS Sports: Michigan State's Cassius Winston primed for breakout season - DFP
Winston certainly had his moments last year, including a 16-point effort against Michigan and 15-point outburst against Northwestern. His season-high total came against Northeastern when he had a double-double of 21 points and 10 assists.

Watch: Cassius Winston highlights from Moneyball Pro-Am action - 247
A quick look at some highlights from Cassius Winston's Moneyball performance Thursday.

Michigan State: Kenny Goins shows range as Matt McQuaid attacks rack - Land of 10
While Kenny Goins has been showcasing the 3-point shot that could earn him minutes, Matt McQuaid has become less reliant on the jumper he's known for.

Michigan State freshman Cody White gets acclimated with father, Sheldon, on staff - LSJ
Former Walled Lake Western standout could find some playing time, and not just because his dad's the new director of player personnel.

NFL bloodlines run through Michigan State's Connor Heyward - LSJ
Heyward said he would likely play either linebacker or strong safety if MSU decides he should move to defense. His brother, Cam, plays defensive end for the Pittsburgh Steelers after a stellar college career at Ohio State.

Former MSU WR Macgarrett Kings begs for NFL job with cardboard sign |
The former Michigan State wide receiver posted a photo on Instagram on Thursday of him apparently standing outside the Miami Dolphins training facility holding a cardboard sign reading "READY TO WORK. WILL WORK FOR FREE!"

Look: MSU football freshmen don their jerseys for locker photos - 247
See some of the program's newcomers in their MSU uniforms.

Late Michigan State punter Mike Sadler honored at high school kicking camp - Land of 10
As Sunday marks the one-year anniversary of the car crash that claimed the lives of former Michigan State punter Mike Sadler and Nebraska punter Sam Foltz, a high school kicking camp in Wisconsin honored the late Big Ten Conference punters with a special ceremony Saturday afternoon.

Le'Veon Bell of Pittsburgh Steelers -- Value goes beyond rushing production
Former Spartan Le'Veon Bell wants to reset the running back market, without the running back label. Bell believes his worth comes from receiving and rushing, which helps explain why he's playing under the Pittsburgh Steelers' $12.12 million franchise tag in 2017 instead of a long-term deal.

Tommy Tuberville joins ESPN as college football game analyst
Tommy Tuberville is headed to television. The former Auburn coach is joining ESPN as a game analyst for the upcoming college football season, the network announced Wednesday.

Conflicting Reports Surround Mike Williams' Need for Season-Ending Back Surgery
There are conflicting reports on whether Chargers rookie wide receiver Mike Williams needs back surgery that would cause him to miss his entire first season in the NFL.

Regrading Biggest Free-Agent NFL Moves from the 2016 Offseason
With some exceptions (looking at you, New York Giants), free agency isn't how a well-managed team solves its problems. No, free agency is how problems are created, and how the Houston Texans came to rely on Brock Osweiler.

James Harrison’s workout involves pushing 1,800 pounds of weights on a sled -
So if you’re looking for a little #fitnessmotivation, check out Harrison’s Instagram. But be careful because you're definitely not as strong as James Harrison.

NBA: Kyrie Irving's trade request shows he learned from LeBron - ESPN
James is responsible for the empowerment of the modern basketball superstar, and Irving is showing how well he has learned to dictate terms before they're dictated to him.

ESPN to air 4-part series chronicling PJ Fleck's first season at Minnesota |
Titled "Being P.J. Fleck," the documentary-style, multi-episode program will follow the day-to-day life of Fleck, who burst on the national scene in 2016 as he led Western Michigan to an undefeated regular season and a berth in the Goodyear Cotton Bowl Classic.

Justice League Comic Con Sneak Peek Trailer - YouTube
DC pulled back the curtain and gave a peek into the Justice League movie with this new trailer, and it's just all sorts of awesomeness.