Cochran has been playing basketball this winter for Canton and he said that has caused him to drop down to 216 pounds.
O'Connor, a redshirt senior from Croswell-Lexington, won the mile run in an MSU-record time of 4:32.29.
From Jesse Spector's "Five Bold Predictions for the Tigers" at sportingnews.com:
First, they sang "God Will Take Care of You."
The Michigan State coach addresses the media after Wednesday's win at the Breslin Center. Video by Joe Rexrode/DFP
Mogul Dan Gilbert may put a new face on downtown Detroit
John Gallagher discusses Dan Gilbert's plans to build on Hudson's site.
Do yoga, stretching and even think about a lateral move to get away from boss
Celebrity guests include Katey Sagal, Dean Cain, Robert Englund and Steven Yeun
The Pistons pay a visit to former teammate Josh Smith and the Houston Rockets on Friday.
A nuclear-capable Iran would be a grave threat to the security of the U.S. and our allies.
Readers weigh in on Jeep expanding production, net neutrality and more.
Pistons coach Stan Van Gundy marvels at Davis' awesome night. Video by Vince Ellis/DFP
Scores and top scorers from around the state in Wednesday's action.
Local labor attorney Jim Acho said he'll bring transparency to the union if he's elected executive director of the NFLPA.
Breaking down why the Red Wings were able to skate away with the victory Wednesday.
Rondon has been wild with spurts of greatness in bullpen sessions as he returns to action a year after surgery.
As a sophomore, Goree played only 24 minutes and, again, most others would have asked for their release, but not Goree.
The MSU guard talks about his 27-point effort in the win over Purdue Wednesday in East Lansing. Video by Joe Rexrode/DFP
Detroit Red Wings coach Mike Babcock told his news guys to be themselves and defer to no one.
Mike Babcock and Henrik Zetterberg talk after the Wings' 2-1 OT victory over the Rangers. Video by Helene St. James/DFP
The Wings and Rangers took vastly different approaches at trading deadline.
Bold design for new building on Hudson site is quite similar to idea he floated in 2013
Arrange to be out of town if you really need an excuse
Class at Great Lakes Culinary Center in Southfield to demonstrate the basics
Cyber crooks target rewards cards and treat passwords like a skeleton key that can open several accounts.