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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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  • Nuggets sign first-round picks Nurkic, Harris

    The Sports Xchange Nuggets sign first-round picks Nurkic, Harris The Denver Nuggets signed first-round draft picks center Jusuf Nurkic and guard Gary Harris, the team announced Thursday. The Nuggets acquired the rights to both players in a draft-night...
  • Big Ten hopes future schedules pay off with playoff berth

    The Sports Xchange By Jack McCarthy, The Sports Xchange Big Ten hopes future schedules pay off with playoff berth CHICAGO -- The Big Ten's expansion to nine conference games in 2016 will enable each school to face every Big Ten team at least once in...
  • Big Ten teams lament Rose Bowl implications

    CHICAGO The addition of a playoff to determine a college football national champion had Big Ten coaches thinking about tradition on the second day of Big Ten Media Days on Tuesday. The new system comes with a revamped bowl season, one that forsakes old...
  • Maryland on a learning curve this season

    The Sports Xchange By Jack McCarthy, The Sports Xchange Maryland on a learning curve this season CHICAGO -- Maryland and the Big Ten will quickly find out a lot about each other in their first year together. Terrapins coach Randy Edsall said he's...
  • Dantonio, Michigan State striving for consistency

    Nothing says respect in the Big Ten quite like winning the Rose Bowl, and after years of getting Michigan State close but not quite there, coach Mark Dantonio finally got the Spartans over the hump. But Dantonio is well acquainted with his team’s...
  • Delany criticizes NCAA's enforcement process

    CHICAGO Big Ten commissioner Jim Delany says he isn't happy with the NCAA's enforcement process. He discussed the need for improvements Monday on the first day of the conference's media days. Delany said he doesn't think the NCAA has been effective in...
  • Michigan State's MSU's Mark Dantonio warns that being a hunted team can be 'precarious'

    CHICAGO Mark Dantonio has been to Big Ten media days as a conference co-champion in 2011 and as a coach coming off of consecutive 11-win seasons in 2012, but this year is different. Dantonio's Spartans were the unquestioned No. 1 team in the league...
  • Franklin believes in having fun at Penn State

    The Sports Xchange By Jack McCarthy, The Sports Xchange Franklin believes in having fun at Penn State CHICAGO -- James Franklin says he'll put as much effort and hours as it takes to make Penn State football successful. But he also wants to have fun....
  • Hamilton, Rutgers ready for Big Ten challenge

    CHICAGO Rutgers defensive tackle Darius Hamilton didn't seem fazed in the least when he was informed that the vast majority of offensive linemen in his team's new conference the Big Ten are built along the lines of corn-fed Midwestern cattle. At 6-foot-4...
  • Big Ten commissioner: 'We need a system that works'

    Words not normally associated with Big Ten Commissioner Jim Delany: measured, mild, tame. But that's what Delany was Monday, especially compared with cohorts Mike Slive (SEC) and Bob Bowlsby (Big 12). Bowslby mocked NCAA enforcement by saying:...
  • Penn State, Franklin will be tested early

    CHICAGO The James Franklin Show made its first appearance at Big Ten media days on Monday, as the Penn State football coach strolled to the podium dressed in a sharp gray suit, white shirt and navy tie, his bald head and rimless glasses glistening in...