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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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  • Clippers' meeting with archrival Warriors could serve as a referendum

    Clippers' meeting with archrival Warriors could serve as a referendum
    The Golden State Warriors beat the Clippers to Los Angeles by more than a day before their Tuesday showdown, a quirk of the NBA schedule. Clippers Coach Doc Rivers hoped his team's Pacific Division rivals made sure to pack their evening wear. "They're...
  • Coach K lauds Spartans: 'It's a program of excellence'

    Tom Izzo has admitted that, at some points this season, he wondered whether his Michigan State team was going to make the NCAA Tournament. But Duke coach Mike Krzyzewski never wavered in his belief of the Spartans. A loss to Texas Southern? A mere bump...
  • Assessing financial impact of ACC's landmark NCAA tournament

    Assessing financial impact of ACC's landmark NCAA tournament
    No school gets rich off the NCAA’s basketball fund. Reach the Final Four like Duke and Kentucky? Exit the first weekend like Virginia, Hampton and VCU? Just miss qualifying like Old Dominion and Richmond? Given the NCAA’s distributions to...
  • Spartans' win over Louisville caps winning weekend for Trice

    Travis Trice learned it's far less nerve-wracking playing with a Final Four berth on the line than it is getting basketball score updates by phone. Either way, the Michigan State senior guard was left emotionally spent after what proved to be a twice-is-...
  • AP News in Brief at 5:58 a.m. EDT

    Saudi-led airstrikes shake Yemen's capital as Shiite rebels, allies push south toward Aden A series of airstrikes by a Saudi-led coalition have shaken Yemen's capital into the early morning amid the group's campaign against Shiite rebels and their...
  • Spartans Final Four-bound after 76-70 OT win over Louisville

    Travis Trice vowed a day earlier that he wasn't going to cry should the Michigan State Spartans continue their improbable run to the Final Four. The senior guard's vow lasted no more than 10 seconds once the final horn sounded following Michigan State'...
  • 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'...
  • Hundreds celebrate, 10 arrested after MSU Final Four advance

    Hundreds of Michigan State University students and fans have gathered at the team's home basketball arena to celebrate the victory that sent them to the Final Four of the NCAA men's tournament. The team's seniors and coach Tom Izzo addressed the...
  • This Final Four will be where elite meet—only blue bloods need apply

    This Final Four will be where elite meet—only blue bloods need apply
    It turned out this wasn't the year for something different, fresh, shiny or new. The world wasn't ready for Notre Dame advancing to its first Final Four since 1978, or Gonzaga marching on to the backdrop of Bing Crosby's "Swinging on a Star." The...
  • Think you know the Final Four teams? You may be surprised

    Think you know the Final Four teams? You may be surprised
    Sorry, Cinderella. That includes you, Gonzaga, who still has never been to the Final Four. This year, it's all about big brother. Uh, as in college basketball powerhouses, not the synonym for an intrusive government. Anyway, they are all stocked...
  • 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...