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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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  • Finding playoff-caliber quarterbacks much harder than it looks

    Finding playoff-caliber quarterbacks much harder than it looks
    PHOENIX — The discovery of Russell Wilson, a third-round pick of the Seahawks in 2012 who shed the label of "game manager" about as quickly as his feet move running the zone read with Marshawn Lynch, set an example for what roughly half of the NFL...
  • Playing 'more aggressive,' Jake Layman helps Terps dominate Michigan State

    Playing 'more aggressive,' Jake Layman helps Terps dominate Michigan State
    Jake Layman celebrated right along with his Maryland teammates when the Terps opened life in the Big Ten with a double-overtime victory at Michigan State on Dec. 30. Though he had nine rebounds, two blocks and a steal, Layman knew he had to do score...
  • NU suffers 4th straight loss, heartbreaker at Michigan

    NU suffers 4th straight loss, heartbreaker at Michigan
    ANN ARBOR, Mich. — When is enough, enough? Northwestern coach Chris Collins is left wondering after his team dropped a 56-54 heart-breaker Saturday night to Michigan at the Crisler Center. The Wildcats have lost four straight. "It's not easy...
  • Melo Trimble breaks out of slump as Terps beat Michigan State, 75-59

    Melo Trimble breaks out of slump as Terps beat Michigan State, 75-59
    Gary Williams was honored at Maryland on Friday night for his induction into two halls of fame last year, and received a standing ovation and collective fist pump from the season's first sellout crowd at Xfinity Center during halftime of Saturday's game...
  • Terps face a Michigan State team that has improved since their first meeting

    Terps face a Michigan State team that has improved since their first meeting
    Maryland point guard Melo Trimble has watched a lot of tape of Michigan State the past couple of days. Trimble even nearly quoted point guard Travis Trice's exact assist-to-turnover ratio since the Terps' 68-66 double overtime victory when the teams met...
  • Terps eye first capacity crowd when Michigan State visits Saturday

    Will Xfinity Center finally mark the spot for nationally-ranked Maryland? After attracting sparse crowds for nonconference games and not selling out for last month’s ACC-Big Ten matchup against longtime rival Virginia, Michigan State’s first...
  • Sports TV and radio: Sunday's 1/18 log (updated Saturday AM)

    3:30 a.m.    Golf: Abu Dhabi Championship final round.--Golf 8:25 a.m.    Soccer: English Premier League: Hull City at West Ham.--NBCSN 9 a.m.    Talk: Sports Highlights (d.; on Cox cable channel 47 and Verizon FiOs 17 in Newport News and nnpstv.com).--...
  • Balanced Wisconsin has little trouble beating Northwestern, 65-50

    MADISON, Wis. Wisconsin's two victories over Northwestern this season illustrate the gap between Bo Ryan's team and the rest of the Big Ten. Fifth-ranked UW completed a sweep of Northwestern with surgical precision, 65-50, Saturday at the Kohl Center....
  • With his shot not falling, Terps' Melo Trimble becomes pass-first point guard

    With his shot not falling, Terps' Melo Trimble becomes pass-first point guard
    If the Maryland men's basketball team's return to prominence this season can be tied to the arrival of Melo Trimble, so, too, can the Terps' recent slippage. After leading Maryland to its first national ranking and the brink of its first NCAA tournament...
  • Illinois retains composure at end to drop Michigan State 59-54

    EAST LANSING, Mich. — Even during the flow of the game, when players sometimes lose track of details in the thick of it, Illinois guard Malcolm Hill noticed something amiss with Michigan State's free throw shooting. "There were times when it seems...
  • Illini coach Groce remains mum on suspension timeline for Rice, Cosby

    Illini coach Groce remains mum on suspension timeline for Rice, Cosby
    Illinois coach John Groce remained elusive about the status of suspended guards Rayvonte Rice and Aaron Cosby. Both players have missed the previous two games due to suspension, and Groce declined on a Friday teleconference to reveal whether either will...