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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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  • Jalen Brunson boosts Villanova in college basketball poll

    Jalen Brunson boosts Villanova in college basketball poll
    Less than 24 hours after Duke was cutting down the nets and the song "One Shining Moment" was filling the CBS airwaves, college basketball's analysts already were conjecturing on which school will enjoy the next Shining Moment. Eamonn Brennan, the...
  • MWC preview: 5 key non-conference games to watch in 2015

    MWC preview: 5 key non-conference games to watch in 2015
      The Mountain West Conference continues to strengthen its non-conference schedule with showdowns against teams from the Power 5 conferences. That said, here are 5 non-conference games to watch in 2015: Washington at Boise State Friday, Sept. 4...
  • Greg Gumbel couldn't have been listening to Bo Ryan after the NCAA title game

    Greg Gumbel couldn't have been listening to Bo Ryan after the NCAA title game
    TV studio anchors often have a difficult task because they're listening to what others around the desk are saying in one ear and have to listen to the producer barking instructions constantly in the other ear. The latter must have distracted CBS host...
  • Wisconsin faces rebuilding after falling just short of goal

    Wisconsin faces rebuilding after falling just short of goal
    INDIANAPOLIS — The scene was as difficult for Wisconsin players to absorb as it was for them to believe. Junior forward Sam Dekker clasped his palms behind his head. Frank Kaminskystared in disbelief as Duke's players celebrated before squatting...
  • MAC preview: key non-conference games to watch in 2015

    MAC preview: key non-conference games to watch in 2015
    Last season was a bit of a struggle for the Mid-American Conference against non-conference foes. MAC teams won just 37 percent of their games (20-34) in 2014. This season, there are several key matchups that could give the league’s national...
  • Football recruiting notes: West Aurora's Spears a foot away from full strength

    Football recruiting notes: West Aurora's Spears a foot away from full strength
    Drake Spears is anxious for his football recruitment to pick up a bit. Perhaps that will happen after he finally boots the basketball injury next week. The West Aurora junior sat out his team's 50-49 loss to Bolingbrook in the Class 4A Hinsdale...
  • Duke, Wisconsin step into spotlight in national title game

    Duke languished in the shadows of Kentucky all season, the big blue juggernaut that nobody seemed to be talking about. It was a rarity for a program with such a championship pedigree, not to mention a record-setting coach and superstar freshmen. They can...
  • Duke's defense locks in just in time for run to NCAA final

    Amid all the wins and championships for Duke under Mike Krzyzewski, defense was always a constant: Blue Devils chasing ballhandlers, harassing them into mistakes and pressuring them farther and farther from the basket. The Blue Devils needed some...
  • Wisconsin can help Big Ten cap a championship year

    Wisconsin can help Big Ten cap a championship year
    A Wisconsin win Monday night would cap a crowning season for the Big Ten Conference, which hasn't won an NCAA basketball title since Michigan State in 2000. The Big Ten won its first football championship since 2002 this season when Ohio State...
  • Wisconsin title would be another feather in Big Ten's cap

    Wisconsin title would be another feather in Big Ten's cap
    INDIANAPOLIS — With an NCAA tournament championship by Wisconsin on Monday night, the Big Ten could go from being ridiculed to being celebrated. A victory against Duke at Lucas Oil Stadium would be the conference's first championship since 2000,...
  • Valentine vows Michigan State will return to Final Four next year

    INDIANAPOLIS When a season ends, if it can't end with a national championship, Tom Izzo looks for the tears. He got an eyeful Saturday night at Lucas Oil Stadium, after a sobering 81-61 Final Four loss to Duke that ended the most stunning postseason...