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Michigan State Football: Michael Dowell Logs First Career Start

East Lansing, MI – Michael Dowell is used to logging career moments against the Indiana Hoosiers.

In 2019, he recovered a fumble in the end zone to seal the MSU victory, and last week was no different – making his first start in the 24-0 loss to IU.

“Making my first start last week was a great experience. To kind of be out there for the majority of the defensive snaps was also something I really appreciate,” Dowell told reporters during a videoconference. “It was honestly a milestone to be a starter, to start here at Michigan State.”

The redshirt sophomore is the third family member to play for Michigan State, following his older twin brothers, David and Andrew, both three-year starters at MSU.

“I told them (his brothers) before the game that I was probably going to get the start,” said Dowell. “They just keep always trying to coach

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Michael J. Fox Reveals How Parkinson’s Is Hampering His Acting Career

Michael J. Fox is speaking more about his decades-long battle with Parkinson’s disease — particularly how his memory has been impacted by it. The Back to the Future actor was diagnosed with the neurological disease in 1991. He was 29 years old at the time.

Fox made his battle with Parkinson’s disease public in 1998, which “is a progressive nervous system disorder that affects movement,” according to the Mayo Clinic. “Symptoms start gradually, sometimes starting with a barely noticeable tremor in just one hand. Tremors are common, but the disorder also commonly causes stiffness or slowing of movement.” Though the exact cause of Parkinson’s is unknown, factors such as genes and environmental triggers could lead to a diagnosis.

As far as the symptoms associated with the disease, Fox revealed that his memory is not what it once was. “My short-term memory is shot,” he told People in an interview published

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Maryland football, Michael Locksley looking for Year 2 bump

Last season — with a fresh staff, different schemes and a revamped culture — ended with only three wins, albeit in one of college football’s most difficult divisions. The 2019 campaign served as the first year in a rebuilding project, especially given the turbulent months that predated Locksley.

But now, even with an upcoming season that will feature dozens of newcomers, a different quarterback and possible chaos prompted by playing amid a pandemic, there is continuity. The offensive and defensive systems may have evolved, but they’re rooted in last year’s schemes and led by the same coordinators. The coaching staff remained mostly constant. The expectations within the program are not a surprise. And that matters.

“They trust us in a different type of way, and we trust them,” junior wide receiver Brian Cobbs said. “Going into Year 2, as an overall team, I definitely feel like it’s just a looser

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