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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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  • Branden Dawson's late heroics spark Michigan State

    Yes, Branden Dawson heard all about the Montrezl Harrell quote, on Twitter and courtesy of his Michigan State assistant coaches. But Mike Garland and associate head coach Dwayne Stephens delivered it with some instructions: "They told me, 'Don't say...
  • Emmaus high jumper Scott Schlegel wins national title

    Emmaus high jumper Scott Schlegel wins national title
    Emmaus High School senior Scott Schlegel recently won first place in the high jump at the New Balance Indoor Track and Field Nationals at the Armory in New York City. Schlegel, a Lehigh Valley Conference and District 11 champion for the Green Hornets'...
  • Spartans Will Themselves Into The Final Four

    Spartans Will Themselves Into The Final Four
    SYRACUSE, N.Y. — The loss to UConn last year on the final Sunday in March cut deep. It cut a proud coach. It cut a proud Michigan State basketball program. UConn's greatest joy would give the returning Spartan players their greatest pain and...
  • NCAA tournament: Duke, Michigan State, Gonzaga, Louisville advance to Elite 8

    NCAA tournament: Duke, Michigan State, Gonzaga, Louisville advance to Elite 8
    No. 7 Michigan State 62, No. 3 Oklahoma 58:  Denzel Valentine scored 13 of his 18 points in the second half to lead Michigan State to a 62-58 win over Oklahoma in an NCAA tournament East Regional semifinal on Friday night. Counted out in February, the...
  • Northampton grad Marly Laubach helps Penn State sweep Michigan State in softball

    Northampton grad Marly Laubach helps Penn State sweep Michigan State in softball
    Penn State swept a Big Ten softball doubleheader from host Michigan State on Saturday with help from Northampton graduate Marly Laubach. They won the first game 7-4 and then needed late heroics to win the nightcap, 11-10. From the Penn State release:...
  • Michigan State outlasts Louisville in OT to advance to Final Four

    Michigan State outlasts Louisville in OT to advance to Final Four
    SYRACUSE, N.Y. (AP) — Coach Tom Izzo and the Michigan State Spartans capped an improbable run to the Final Four with an overtime win. Senior guard Travis Trice scored 17 points and the seventh-seeded Spartans clamped down on defense to pull out...
  • On The Fly: Hearty Hartford Welcome For Trinity Hockey Champs

    On The Fly: Hearty Hartford Welcome For Trinity Hockey Champs
    A vocal throng of fans greeted the NCAA Division III champion Trinity College hockey team at Koeppel Community Sports Center in Hartford Sunday afternoon. Fans held signs and wore Trinity blue and gold to honor their Bantams, who defeated Wisconsin-...
  • Michigan State vs. Louisville: How the teams match up for NCAA East Regional final

    Michigan State vs. Louisville: How the teams match up for NCAA East Regional final
    WHO: No. 7 Michigan State (26-11) vs. No. 4 Louisville (27-8) WHAT: NCAA East regional final, Sunday, 11:20 a.m. WHERE: Carrier Dome, Syracuse, N.Y. TV: CBS. UPDATE: Between Michigan State Coach Tom Izzo and Louisville Coach Rick Pitino, there are...
  • NCAA tournament: Notre Dame next for Kentucky; Wisconsin, Arizona win

    NCAA tournament: Notre Dame next for Kentucky; Wisconsin, Arizona win
    No. 1 Kentucky 78, No. 5 West Virginia 39: Throughout its three NCAA tournament games, the question has almost never been whether Kentucky would win its games but whether the Wildcats would face a serious challenge. Kentucky is still looking for one....
  • Great Coaches? Don't Ever Count Out Tom Izzo

    Great Coaches? Don't Ever Count Out Tom Izzo
    SYRACUSE, N.Y. — Using the Jeff Jacobs eyeball metric, a metric not nearly as scientific as FiveThirtyEight over at ESPN, Rick Pitino is the best game manager in college basketball. Of course, when I wrote that three years ago, Jim Calhoun opened a...
  • NCAA nap time: You snooze, you win

    NCAA nap time: You snooze, you win
    CLEVELAND — On Thursday night at Quicken Loans Arena, Notre Dame, West Virginia, Wichita State and Kentucky will play their biggest games of the season in the Sweet 16 of the NCAA tournament. But if you were to check on the players a few hours...