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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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  • Michigan State roars back to topple Maryland on way to Big Ten final

    Michigan State roars back to topple Maryland on way to Big Ten final
    Michigan State was dead and buried, or so it seemed, when Maryland jumped out to a 16-point lead Saturday at the United Center. But after forward Branden Dawson cleaned up a Matt Costello miss in the first half, he grabbed Costello and screamed: "Let'...
  • Building the NCAA tournament bracket: A look inside the process

    Building the NCAA tournament bracket: A look inside the process
    INDIANAPOLIS — At NCAA headquarters, the basketball enthusiasts view Selection Sunday as Christmas morning. This mock selection exercise would be akin to Thanksgiving. "So let's eat," says David Worlock, the NCAA point man for this event....
  • Virginia's No. 2 NCAA seed neither outrageous nor daunting

     Virginia's No. 2 NCAA seed neither outrageous nor daunting
    Many Virginia basketball faithful are unhappy — thank you, Twitter and email — with the NCAA tournament bracket unveiled Sunday. Two reasons. One is rooted in conference rivalry — loathing seems too strong a word for Lent — the...
  • Minor Adjustment: Wolf Pack Under The Big Top In Worcester

    Minor Adjustment: Wolf Pack Under The Big Top In Worcester
    CROMWELL — As anyone in any sport will tell you: You do what you have to do in the playoffs. Sometimes that means saving a season with a goal with 46 seconds left in a deciding game. Sometimes it's deciding that as much as you hate it, you've got...
  • Bears' promising draft picks must pass chemistry test

    Bears' promising draft picks must pass chemistry test
    The chemistry of a team — any team in any sport — is a profound mystery. In pro football, the ultimate team game in which virtually every player relies on another, building a team and creating chemistry can be downright confounding. The...
  • Does Indiana have to make NCAA field to save Tom Crean's job?

    Does Indiana have to make NCAA field to save Tom Crean's job?
    The team that got thumped knows exactly where it's headed and who will lead it. The team that did the thumping will return to the United Center on Friday for a Big Ten tournament quarterfinal game against Maryland. Beyond that, who knows where Indiana...
  • After some strange days, Michigan State enters Big Ten tournament on high

    After some strange days, Michigan State enters Big Ten tournament on high
    Tom Izzo asked his players not to foul, so Denzel Valentine did. He asked Marvin Clark Jr. to miss a foul shot, so Clark swished it. Michigan State's best player has been sidelined the last two games, and the Spartans won both. What does MSU stand...
  • Ryan Pace begins building solid foundation with first Bears draft

    Ryan Pace begins building solid foundation with first Bears draft
    The first draft class under new general manager Ryan Pace gave us a look into the team building process at Halas Hall with the Bears targeting players who bring major upside, scheme flexibility and competition to head coach John Fox's evolving roster....
  • So much for BCS game change—looks like SEC will play for title again

    So much for BCS game change—looks like SEC will play for title again
    CHARLOTTE, N.C. —The final Saturday of the first Bowl Championship Series season in 1998 ended with shocking losses by Kansas State and UCLA that turned the BCS on its ear hole. Wild endings in St. Louis and Miami that day put Tennessee and...
  • Bowl predictions: Separating the winners from losers

    Bowl predictions: Separating the winners from losers
    You can try this cold turkey, but picking bowl-game winners is my job. While you're at work solving world problems, I'm doing full time what you do in your spare time. Some years are better than others. The general rule is to look for motivation in each...
  • Two upstanding coaches will be standing on sidelines at Rose Bowl

    Two upstanding coaches will be standing on sidelines at Rose Bowl
    This season's college bowl schedule is reminiscent of how it used to be in the last months of the year in pro golf, or the last five minutes of an NBA rout. Garbage time. ESPN fills airtime and sells ads, but there is no compelling reason to watch...