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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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  • College football on TV: Saturday's games to watch

    Each week our national college football writer describes how he would handle the television remote on Saturday, handicapping what's worth watching, and skipping: MORNING No. 8 Ohio State (8-1) at No. 25 Minnesota (7-2) 9 a.m., Channel 7 Ohio State...
  • Insurance for Big Ten athletes next on Jim Delany's wish list

    Jim Delany emphasized a single word. "This is college basketball," the Big Ten commissioner said Thursday during the conference's basketball media day, "and 'college' implies going to school and making progress. We want a squarer deal (for student-...
  • Northwestern motivated to extend season for seniors with bowl game

    Northwestern motivated to extend season for seniors with bowl game
    People laugh at the awkward sponsor names of the bottom-tier bowl games. Hey, there's a Bitcoin Bowl! How many stadium nachos can one get me? But there's a serious side, too, and that became clear when cornerback Nick VanHoose spoke Monday about...
  • Mailbag: SEC is playing by its own set of rules

    Each week during the college football season, national analyst Chris Dufresne will burn a timeout to answer questions and exchange opinions. You can email him at chris.dufresne@latimes.comĀ and reach him on Twitter: @DufresneLATimes Unbuckling the...
  • Big Ten basketball embracing Maryland, Rutgers

    Next time you're at a bar with a college-hoops-loving crowd, toss up this trivia question: Which Big Ten team has won the most games in the Big Ten-ACC Challenge? Hint: It's not Wisconsin, Michigan State or Illinois. The answer: Maryland, which went...
  • 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,...
  • Northwestern would go all out to prevent another Hail Mary

     Northwestern would go all out to prevent another Hail Mary
    After Nebraska stunned Northwestern last year on a Hail Mary, the prevailing question was this: How could you let that happen? Given what has transpired this season in the Pac-12, the question is this: How on earth do you prevent that from happening?...
  • SEC's West division has nation's (and pollsters') undivided attention

    SEC's West division has nation's (and pollsters') undivided attention
    The SEC West is truly remarkable. It is 90% dominance, which is to be admired, and 10% snake charmer. No man behind a curtain has worked levers more deftly. The Southeastern Conference's glamour division not only has five or six (or seven?) of the...
  • College football mailbag: 'Ringos' just act naturally to bounce Bruins

    Each week during the college football season, national analyst Chris Dufresne will burn a timeout to answer questions and exchange opinions. You can email him at chris.dufresne@latimes.com mailto:chris.dufresne@latimes.com and reach him on Twitter:...
  • College football: What games to watch on TV

    College football: What games to watch on TV
    Each week our national college football writer describes how he would handle the television remote Saturday, handicapping what's worth watching, and skipping: MORNING No. 13 Georgia (4-1) at No. 23 Missouri (4-1) 9 a.m., Channel 2 This game is...
  • 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...