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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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  • Illini pushing to wind up on right side of NCAA bubble

    Illini pushing to wind up on right side of NCAA bubble
    CHAMPAIGN — After a 26-point blowout loss to Illinois on Saturday night, Northwestern coach Chris Collins described the Illini in complimentary terms as "hungry" and "desperate." Illinois guard Ahmad Starks doesn't have a term for his team. But he...
  • Shannon Ryan's Big Ten basketball rankings

    Shannon Ryan's Big Ten basketball rankings
    (Record, last week's ranking in parentheses.) 1. Wisconsin (26-3, 14-2; 1): The Badgers clinched at least a share of the Big Ten championship with a victory against Michigan State. Up next: Thursday at Minnesota. 2. Maryland (24-5, 12-4; 2): The...
  • Kaminsky, No. 5 Wisconsin beat Michigan State 68-61

    Bo Ryan posed a playful question after the game while glancing at the box score. "Who's that Kaminsky guy?" the Wisconsin coach asked. That would be Frank Kaminsky, the athletic senior who had the best night of his impressive season in his last home...
  • Tom Izzo talks Kentucky; John Calipari responds

    Tom Izzo talks Kentucky; John Calipari responds
    Responding to questions from the Tribune on the weekly Big Ten teleconference Monday, Michigan State coach Tom Izzo talked about Kentucky and its quest for perfection. Later on the SEC call, a reporter asked Kentucky coach John Calipari a pointed...
  • Matt Allen rushes to join his brothers on Michigan State football team

    Matt Allen rushes to join his brothers on Michigan State football team
    It didn't take Matt Allen long to decide where he wants to take his football talent. His heart already belonged to Michigan State. Less than two weeks after the Spartans issued his first offer, Hinsdale Central's junior offensive lineman verbally...
  • Wisconsin clinches share of Big Ten title with win over MSU

    MADISON, Wis. Bo Ryan's players didn't panic in the wake of their loss at Maryland. They refused to see the loss, which snapped a 10-game winning streak, as anything more than a 40-minute misstep. More important, the fifth-ranked Badgers didn't allow...
  • Frank Kaminsky leads Wisconsin to 68-61 win over Michigan State

    Frank Kaminsky leads Wisconsin to 68-61 win over Michigan State
    MADISON, Wis. – On a day in which Wisconsin locked up at least a share of the Big Ten title with a 68-61 victory over Michigan State, Frank Kaminsky might have clinched the league’s award as the top player. Actually those who watched the...
  • Merrillville tripped up by Homestead in semistate showdown

    CROWN POINT — As seventh-graders, Victoria Gaines and Jaz Talley dreamt of making a trip to the girls basketball state finals. Both watched in awe as the 2009-10 Merrillville Pirates made an amazing run to the Class 4A championship game. The 2014-...
  • Sports TV and radio: Sunday's 3/1 log (updated Saturday AM)

    5 a.m.    Golf: Joburg Open final round (in South Africa).--Golf 7 a.m.    Soccer: English Premier League: Manchester City at Liverpool.--NBCSN 9 a.m.    Soccer: English Premier League: Everton at Arsenal.--NBCSN 10:30 a.m.    Highlights: Virginia...
  • Illinois desperately needs victory over Northwestern to boost NCAA hopes

    Illinois desperately needs victory over Northwestern to boost NCAA hopes
    Instead of heating up down the stretch of the regular season, Illinois is facing its longest losing streak of the season. The Illini have dropped three straight games. And with only three more regular-season contests remaining before the Big Ten...
  • Northwestern enters hostile environment seeking 5th straight win

    Northwestern enters hostile environment seeking 5th straight win
    Northwestern may have a shot at an NIT bid if the Wildcats continue to finish strong. And Illinois is entertaining notions of an NCAA berth, with plenty of company on that precarious tournament bubble. Saturday night's intrastate meeting at the...