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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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  • Meet the Penn State coaching staff

     
    James Franklin introduced his assistant coaches Friday before the staff began an important recruiting weekend at Penn State. Get used to the raised index finger. It's a common theme of the group. From left to right: Herb Hand: Offensive line......
  • The Times' top 25 college football rankings

    The Times' top 25 college football rankings
    We thought Louisville was the team that would go undefeated this season but not have the schedule strength to stay in the title race. Turns out it was Ohio State, which is perpetually stuck in fourth gear until one of the Big Three loses. Our comeback...
  • Dustin Keller's season is over, Dolphins forced to adjust

    Dustin Keller's season is over, Dolphins forced to adjust
    Miami Dolphins rookie tight end Dion Sims started his first NFL game during Saturday night's 24-17 preseason loss to the Houston Texans, and it likely won’t be his last of 2013. Considering the season-ending knee injury Dustin Keller suffered in...
  • Big Ten preview: Michigan State

    Michigan State fell far below the bar of typical high expectations last season. After back-to-back 11-victory seasons, the Spartans finished a disappointing 7-6 and fourth in the Big Ten Legends Division. "I think of the inches that we didn't come up...
  • Against Old Dominion, Terps look to avoid recent trend of upsets

    Against Old Dominion, Terps look to avoid recent trend of upsets
    Maryland's game against Old Dominion on Saturday marks the beginning of the end of an era. The Terps plan to phase out games against Football Championship Subdivision opponents in the coming years. But Maryland (1-0, 0-0 Atlantic Coast Conference) knows...
  • Penn State to host San Diego State in 2015

     
    Penn State will host San Diego State in 2015, a one-year contract that nearly completes the team's schedule that year. The Lions still have one non-conference game to schedule for Oct. 3. The game will be the first between the......
  • Saturday's college football TV lineup

    Saturday's college football TV lineup
    Break out the chips and cold drinks but let Chris Dufresne handle the remote. Each Thursday, The Times' national college football writer handicaps what's worth watching, and skipping, on Saturday's menu of games: Morning No. 5 Stanford (1-0) at Army...
  • Duke will unveil new uniforms against Maryland on Feb. 15

    Duke will unveil new uniforms against Maryland on Feb. 15
    Duke fans get enjoyment from chanting that Maryland is "not our rival" and, based on some of Mike Krzyzewski's comments about the Terps' move to the Big Ten, it doesn't seem like the Blue Devils intend on getting too nostalgic about the upcoming end of...
  • There's just no cutting corners for Michigan State's Darqueze Dennard

    You won't find senior cornerback Darqueze Dennard's greatness in any analytic study of NCAA statistics. Thirty players have more interceptions than Dennard's four, and he's not listed among the leaders in pass breakups. Three of his Michigan State...
  • College football top 25 countdown: No. 24 Wisconsin

    The Rose Bowl celebrates its 100th game this season and it only seems as if Wisconsin has been in all of them. The Badgers have actually appeared in only eight but have infiltrated the last three, all defeats. It would be unkind to suggest folks are...
  • College football top 25 countdown: No. 10 Northwestern

    Thirty years ago (1983) Stanford and Northwestern put their brainy football heads together to go a combined 3-19. And no one blinked, cared, or was the least bit surprised, because mediocrity then was considered the price to be paid for academic...