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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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  • Finally at full strength, Terps ready for showtime

    Finally at full strength, Terps ready for showtime
    It's almost showtime for Mark Turgeon and Maryland, who will make their Big Ten debut Tuesday at Michigan State, and there is every reason to believe they are ready to take the next step in what has been an amazing transformation. How amazing? Well,...
  • Terps show how good they might be with dominating win over Spartans

    Terps show how good they might be with dominating win over Spartans
    The Maryland men's basketball team is in the midst of a breakout season, but — as they say in those irritating Geico commercials — everybody knows that. The only question coming into Saturday's rematch against Michigan State was how good the...
  • 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...
  • ACC champ Virginia remains humble entering NCAA tournament

    RALEIGH, N.C. — Long before his current Oscar acclaim, Matthew McConaughey starred in a quirky little film, "Edtv," about a television show that chronicles an average person's life 24/7. The concept would be a miserable failure with Joe Harris,...
  • Heralded Duke freshmen embrace old-school fundamentals

    Less than a month into what figures to be their lone season together, Jahlil Okafor, Justise Winslow and Tyus Jones already have produced enough highlights to fill your nightly sportscast. Indeed, expect the commanding Okafor, wiry Winslow and inventive...
  • History with Sugar Bowl leads to Virginia Tech's BCS at-large bid and game against Michigan

    History with Sugar Bowl leads to Virginia Tech's BCS at-large bid and game against Michigan
    When Virginia Tech defeated Texas in the 1995 Sugar Bowl, Frank Beamer cautioned Hokies faithful not to expect similar success every year. "I think we've got a chance to be a top program year in and year out," he said. "But every year certainly isn't...
  • Jim Harbaugh belongs at Michigan after he and 49ers part ways

     Jim Harbaugh belongs at Michigan after he and 49ers part ways
    One minute after Jim Harbaugh's news conference ended Sunday, the 49ers announced what everyone already assumed: The team would part ways with the coach who guided them to three consecutive NFC title games. "It's been the time of my life," Harbaugh ...
  • Krzyzewski appreciates tough times as he breaks Knight's record

    Krzyzewski appreciates tough times as he breaks Knight's record
    Mike Krzyzewski lives and works in the penthouse district. Has for 25 years. Final Fours, private jets, powerful connections. But his unsurpassed record is rooted in modesty. Working-class Chicago, military service, losing seasons. Those searing...
  • Unlike recent seasons, Virginia, Virginia Tech appear class of state basketball

    Unlike recent seasons, Virginia, Virginia Tech appear class of state basketball
    Paupers ruled state college basketball last season. While princes Virginia and Virginia Tech watched from afar, a record five teams from the commonwealth — Hampton, Old Dominion, Richmond, George Mason and, most famously, VCU — made the NCAA...
  • Ohio State outlasts Alabama 42-35 for trip to national title game

    Ohio State outlasts Alabama 42-35 for trip to national title game
    NEW ORLEANS – Remember Sept. 6, Big Ten fans? It was the darkest of days. Notre Dame spanked Michigan. Oregon outlasted Michigan State. Northwestern fell to neighboring NIU. Nebraska needed an Ameer Abdullah magic trick to beat McNese State....
  • Mississippi State leads the first College Football Playoff rankings

    College football's new four-team playoff was supposed to give other schools a chance to compete with the Southeastern Conference, which won seven of the last eight titles in the Bowl Championship Series. It didn't look that way Tuesday when the SEC West...