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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

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  • Dolphins rookie cornerback Tony Lippett impresses at OTAs

    Dolphins rookie cornerback Tony Lippett impresses at OTAs
    Miami Dolphins rookie cornerback Tony Lippett was the hero of Monday's organized team activities practice, if you believe in such offseason honors. Lippett — an All-Big Ten wide receiver from Michigan State whom the Dolphins picked in the fifth...
  • Budget numbers, Academic Progress Rates reveal plenty at area colleges

     Budget numbers, Academic Progress Rates reveal plenty at area colleges
    The NCAA unveiled Academic Progress Rates on Wednesday, just as USA Today posted its annual database of expenses and revenues for public-school athletic departments. A veritable holy day for accountants and statisticians, a debilitating migraine for those...
  • Hinsdale South's Josh King to live-stream commitment announcement

     Hinsdale South's Josh King to live-stream commitment announcement
    Hinsdale South junior defensive end Josh King, the No. 1 college football prospect in the state, plans to announce his college destination on June 6. He listed Michigan, Michigan State, Notre Dame, Penn State and USC as his final schools. The NCAA...
  • Get your tailgates ready — only 100 days left before college football is back

    Believe it or not, college football season is right around the corner. OK, so there's 100 days left before a Thursday night slate of 16 games involving Football Bowl Subdivision teams kicks off Sept. 3. Michigan at Utah. North Carolina at South...
  • Northwestern and Chris Collins agree to contract extension

    Northwestern and Chris Collins agree to contract extension
    Chris Collins didn’t even raise a glass with wife Kim the night he agreed to a contract extension to remain at Northwestern. “Maybe we gave each other a hug,” Collins told the Tribune. “I was never worried about it. I want to...
  • Penn State's 2015-16 hockey schedule includes games in four NHL arenas

    Penn State's 2015-16 hockey schedule includes games in four NHL arenas
    Penn State's 2015-16 men's hockey schedules includes visits to Philadelphia, Pittsburgh and New York as well as a new series with Notre Dame. Penn State announced the 36-game scheduled Tuesday, which features 18 home games at the Pegula Ice Arena. The...
  • Crown Point grad Zach Plesac powers Ball State on mound, at plate

    Crown Point grad Zach Plesac powers Ball State on mound, at plate
    Hollywood would hesitate to film what Zach Plesac did for Ball State's baseball team in the Mid-American Conference Tournament. Directors might consider his weekend heroics too unbelievable. Normally, the Crown Point sophomore sticks to pitching, which...
  • UCLA is No. 1 seed for 1st time in NCAA baseball tournament

    UCLA coach John Savage didn't expect his Bruins to be down for long after they went from being national champions in 2013 to finishing five games under .500 in 2014. He was right. The Bruins' dominance in the Pac-12 this spring impressed the Division...
  • Illinois beats Michigan State 2-0 in Big Ten baseball tourney

    Illinois beats Michigan State 2-0 in Big Ten baseball tourney
    MINNEAPOLIS — John Kravetz threw his first career shutout and top-seeded Illinois stayed alive in the Big Ten Tournament by beating Michigan State 2-0 on Friday night. The Illini (47-7-1) will face third-seeded Michigan (35-23) on Saturday....
  • Terps beat No. 4 Illinois in Big Ten baseball tournament, 2-1, ending 27-game winning streak

    Terps beat No. 4 Illinois in Big Ten baseball tournament, 2-1, ending 27-game winning streak
    The Illinois baseball team's NCAA-best 27-game winning streak is over, and so are Maryland's doubts about its NCAA tournament chances. With a 2-1 win early Friday morning over the No. 4 Fighting Illini (46-7-1), the top seed in the Big Ten Conference...
  • Illinois beats Nebraska 3-2 in Big Ten baseball tournament

    Illinois beats Nebraska 3-2 in Big Ten baseball tournament
    MINNEAPOLIS — Pat McInerney broke a tie with an RBI single in the bottom of the eighth inning and top-seeded Illinois beat Nebraska 3-2 on Wednesday night in the Big Ten tournament. Ryan Nagle singled up the middle to put the go-ahead run on base....