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2014 Big Ten draft class vs. other conferences

The deadline to declare for the 2014 NBA Draft is less than a week away, and the Big Ten draft class is beginning to take its final shape. 555 more words

One More For The Angel, Michigan State's Tribute To Princess Lacey Is Amazing

Twenty-two seconds, I think. That’s about how far I got into this tribute to Lacey Holsworth before the allergies started kicking in. Michigan State’s Athletics Department uploaded this special tribute to Princess Lacey today, as there’s never really going to be a time that anyone could stop celebrating the life of the Spartans’ biggest fan. 92 more words


Family, friends celebrate life of 'Princess Lacey' at Breslin Center (VIDEO)

Thursday night at the Breslin Center on the Michigan State campus, family and friends gathered to celebrate the life of 8-year old Lacey Holsworth. Holsworth, whose fighting spirit was a source of inspiration for many, lost her lengthy bout with cancer on April 8. 176 more words

Adreian Payne did a silent dunk to remember Lacey Holsworth

(Credit: Lansing State Journal /Rod Sanford)

On Thursday, thousands of mourners gathered to remember 8-year-old Lacey Holsworth, a young Michigan State fan who befriended Adreian Payne during her battle against cancer. 151 more words


Princess Lacey Holsworth's Life Celebrated At Michigan State

EAST LANSING, Mich. (AP) - Lacey Holsworth did not stop smiling until cancer took her life.

At an emotional celebration of her legacy, about 2,500 people saw a great grin pushing up Lacey’s cute cheeks countless times during a moving 43-minute video that ended the memorial ceremony for her at Michigan State on Thursday night. 724 more words


'Love Like Lacey' Wristbands Honor MSU Princess' Memory

EAST LANSING (WWJ) – One week after her death, “Princess Lacey” remains a focal point on the campus of Michigan State University.

“Love Like Lacey” wristbands and T-Shirts honoring 8-year-old Lacey Holsworth — the little girl who befriended Spartan center Adreian Payne and the MSU basketball team this past season — have become a hot item. 269 more words


Magic Happens When We Stop Being Bystanders

98% of the time we stand by idly and watch life go by.  When we see a tragedy or injustice on the news, we say “what a shame” and then we flip the channel and proceed to do NOTHING about it, as we expect someone else will step up and help.   1,088 more words