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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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  • Big Ten fares poorly in first playoff rankings

    When Big Ten Commissioner Jim Delany finally gave his blessing to a playoff, it was a nod to hyperventilating college football fans and a thumbs-up to extra TV money. Another benefit: Given that the SEC champion was practically guaranteed to advance...
  • College Football Playoff: Somehow, Ole Miss wins for losing

    Until this week there was no question about the greatest defeat in the history of Mississippi football. It is etched in Rebels lore: Oct. 4, 1969. That was the night Ole Miss quarterback Archie Manning was magnificent in a 33-32 loss to Alabama at...
  • Ohio State is Big Ten's lone hope to make the College Football Playoff

    Ohio State is Big Ten's lone hope to make the College Football Playoff
    Minnesota … gone. Wisconsin … jumped by three-loss Mississippi. Michigan State … bypassed by Arizona. The Big Ten took a beating in the opening moments of the weekly College Football Playoff rankings release. But then came a bit...
  • No apologies for defending Steve Sarkisian, Pat Haden

    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 and reach him on Twitter: @DufresneLATimes. Unbuckling the...
  • Indiana's Tevin Coleman holds his own with Big Ten backs

     Indiana's Tevin Coleman holds his own with Big Ten backs
    When Indiana's Tevin Coleman takes the field Saturday at Michigan Stadium, he'll have a number dancing in his head: 183. That's the most rushing yards the Wolverines have allowed to an individual this season. Minnesota's David Cobb needed 32 carries to...
  • Teddy Greenstein's Big Ten football picks

    Teddy Greenstein's Big Ten football picks
    Oh, how I loved it when Michigan State coach Mark Dantonio had the Spartans punch in that final touchdown in garbage time against Michigan. It reminded players on both sides that it's a 60-minute game. It rewarded the Spartans fans who stayed till the...
  • Wisconsin's Melvin Gordon headlines year of the running back

    Wisconsin's Melvin Gordon headlines year of the running back
    Where's everyone running off to? It's time to give credit where credit is due. After being marginalized, pushed aside, passed over and relegated to the second or third rounds of the NFL Draft, it's suddenly cool to be a running back. From Wisconsin'...
  • It's never too late to make a playoff run in college football

    It's never too late to make a playoff run in college football
    Anyone suggesting this season is starting to form into something solid has never gambled on a river boat with Les Miles. You might think November is a too late to mount a from-the-back-of-the-pack championship charge, but it isn't. General rule of...
  • ACC intrigue in lower half of College Football Playoff rankings

    The College Football Playoff selection committee's consensus is either Mensa-caliber genius or more troubling than fourth-and-40. Since both of the panel's rankings have virtually mirrored my ballot for the Football Writers Association of America...
  • Sorry, Ohio State fans. Buckeyes don't fare well in our playoff forecast

    Separation Saturday helped bring the College Football Playoff picture into sharper focus. Alabama, Oregon, TCU, Arizona State and Ohio State made big statements with crucial wins, while Auburn, Kansas State, Michigan State and Notre Dame suffered...
  • College football: What to watch Saturday on TV

    College football: What to watch Saturday on TV
    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 Presbyterian (5-4) at No. 11 Mississippi (7-2) 9 a.m., SEC Network...