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Michigan State Spartans

Michigan State Spartans
The Spartans are the athletic teams of Michigan State University in East Lansing, Mich. The school colors are green and white and all teams compete in the Big Ten conference except the hockey team. Past teams have won 11 National Championships. Famous athletes include Earvin "Magic" Johnson, Scott Skiles, Kirk Gibson, Steve Garvey, Bubba Smith and Ryan Miller.
The Spartans are the athletic teams of Michigan State University in East Lansing, Mich. The school colors are green and white and all teams compete in the Big Ten conference except the hockey team. Past teams have won 11 National Championships. Famous athletes include Earvin "Magic" Johnson, Scott Skiles, Kirk Gibson, Steve Garvey, Bubba Smith and Ryan Miller. « Show less

Top Michigan State Spartans Articles

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  • Terps' Brenda Frese voted Big Ten Coach of the Year

    Terps' Brenda Frese voted Big Ten Coach of the Year
    After a perfect conference record in its first season in the Big Ten, the No. 4 Maryland women's basketball team received a handful of individual honors Monday night. Most notably, Brenda Frese was named Big Ten Coach of the Year in separate voting...
  • Shannon Ryan's Big Ten basketball rankings

    Shannon Ryan's Big Ten basketball rankings
    (Record, last week's ranking in parentheses.) 1. Wisconsin (26-3, 14-2; 1): The Badgers clinched at least a share of the Big Ten championship with a victory against Michigan State. Up next: Thursday at Minnesota. 2. Maryland (24-5, 12-4; 2): The...
  • Illini pushing to wind up on right side of NCAA bubble

    Illini pushing to wind up on right side of NCAA bubble
    CHAMPAIGN — After a 26-point blowout loss to Illinois on Saturday night, Northwestern coach Chris Collins described the Illini in complimentary terms as "hungry" and "desperate." Illinois guard Ahmad Starks doesn't have a term for his team. But he...
  • Sports TV and radio: Wednesday's 3/4 log (updated Tuesday AM)

    1 p.m.    Basketball: ACC women’s first round: Wake Forest vs. Boston College.--CSN 1 p.m.    Exhibition baseball: Philadelphia at N.Y. Yankees.--MLB Net. 2 p.m.    Soccer: Women’s Algarve Cup: U.S. vs. Norway (in Portugal).--FS1 2:40 p....
  • Kaminsky, No. 5 Wisconsin beat Michigan State 68-61

    Bo Ryan posed a playful question after the game while glancing at the box score. "Who's that Kaminsky guy?" the Wisconsin coach asked. That would be Frank Kaminsky, the athletic senior who had the best night of his impressive season in his last home...
  • Tom Izzo talks Kentucky; John Calipari responds

    Tom Izzo talks Kentucky; John Calipari responds
    Responding to questions from the Tribune on the weekly Big Ten teleconference Monday, Michigan State coach Tom Izzo talked about Kentucky and its quest for perfection. Later on the SEC call, a reporter asked Kentucky coach John Calipari a pointed...
  • Matt Allen rushes to join his brothers on Michigan State football team

    Matt Allen rushes to join his brothers on Michigan State football team
    It didn't take Matt Allen long to decide where he wants to take his football talent. His heart already belonged to Michigan State. Less than two weeks after the Spartans issued his first offer, Hinsdale Central's junior offensive lineman verbally...
  • Wisconsin clinches share of Big Ten title with win over MSU

    MADISON, Wis. Bo Ryan's players didn't panic in the wake of their loss at Maryland. They refused to see the loss, which snapped a 10-game winning streak, as anything more than a 40-minute misstep. More important, the fifth-ranked Badgers didn't allow...
  • Frank Kaminsky leads Wisconsin to 68-61 win over Michigan State

    Frank Kaminsky leads Wisconsin to 68-61 win over Michigan State
    MADISON, Wis. – On a day in which Wisconsin locked up at least a share of the Big Ten title with a 68-61 victory over Michigan State, Frank Kaminsky might have clinched the league’s award as the top player. Actually those who watched the...
  • Maryland women have shot at Big Ten perfection in finale vs. Northwestern

    Maryland women have shot at Big Ten perfection in finale vs. Northwestern
    When the Big Ten held media day for women's basketball in mid-October, coaches hailed the arrival of Maryland as a boon to the profile of the conference by selecting it as the favorite to win the regular season title. They spoke about the Terps' depth,...
  • No. 14 Maryland beats Michigan 66-56 for 5th straight win

    Coming off an inspiring win over Wisconsin, Maryland sputtered at the outset against Michigan and trailed for a good portion of the first half. The 14th-ranked Terrapins did have this going for them: They were playing at home, and that turned out to be...