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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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  • QB J.T. Barrett coming into his own for resurgent Ohio State

    The Big Ten's most efficient passer is not the guy viewed as a potential No. 1 pick in the NFL draft. Penn State's Christian Hackenberg actually ranks 10th in that category. The top quarterback has not been Michigan State's Connor Cook, the offensive...
  • After a wild college football weekend, let's all calm down

    The only thing more stunning than an incredible weekend of games, perhaps, was the stunning overreaction to them. We warned you that wild times were coming and that the polls were about to get poached and scrambled. It happened, just as predicted, yet...
  • Big Ten has two big college football problems

    Big Ten has two big college football problems
    The Big Ten, already four schools over the numbers cap, is a Big Mess. The proud conference of Tom Harmon has become a bloated, 14-school confederation drowning in controversy with the hope current East Division leader Maryland — Maryland? —...
  • At midseason, Big Ten gets scant national respect

    If you love Big Ten football — OK, we'll settle for like – you don't want to examine USA Today's Sagarin ratings. The league's highest-rated team is Michigan State, at 14. Based on that, the Spartans would rank seventh in the SEC West. Yes,...
  • Conflicting polls could portend dicey decisions for College Football Playoff committee

     Conflicting polls could portend dicey decisions for College Football Playoff committee
    Condoleezza Rice knows consensus-building. Tom Osborne and Pat Haden know championship-caliber teams. Mike Tranghese knows selection-committee procedures and metrics. In short, the College Football Playoff has assembled a stellar cast to determine the...
  • Navy's Williams-Jenkins released from hospital

    Colleges Navy's Williams-Jenkins released from hospital Navy slotback-kick returner Ryan Williams-Jenkins was released from Maryland Shock Trauma Center on Sunday after being treated for a fractured right cheekbone. He suffered the injury,...
  • In college football's weekend, escape artists are featured performers

    In college football's weekend, escape artists are featured performers
    It was difficult penning this weekend wrap-up column without sneaking a glance toward next weekend. After a tip jar stuffed with payday games like Louisiana State versus New Mexico State, LSU vs. Sam Houston State and LSU vs. Louisiana Monroe, college...
  • Big Ten is out of College Football Playoff race

    Big Ten is out of College Football Playoff race
    GAINESVILLE — Who's in? Who's out? The big questions loom during the first season of the new College Football Playoff. A 13-member selection committee eventually pick four teams to compete for the national title. We're still more than a...
  • A big day for the Big Ten, with one little exception: Michigan

    What a comeback for old-time Big Ten football (except for Michigan). The proud, venerable league of Dick Butkus and Archie Griffin earned back some respect Saturday with an exceptional showing (except for Michigan). The future of Jim Delany's scoffed-...
  • FSU uses drop in polls as motivation

    FSU uses drop in polls as motivation
    You might not have been able to see it even under the bright lights at Doak Campbell Stadium Saturday night, but it was there. Some Florida State players could see it clearly in the reflection in the iconic gold helmets of the Notre Dame players they...
  • Redskins cornerback DeAngelo Hall believed to have torn Achilles tendon

    Washington Redskins cornerback DeAngelo Hall said Sunday that the team's medical staff believes he tore his left Achilles tendon early in the second quarter of the team's 37-34 loss to the Philadelphia Eagles. The 11th-year veteran suffered the injury...