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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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  • As NCAA enters new era, Emmert says Big 5 autonomy lets revenue, nonrevenue sports co-exist

    NCAA President Mark Emmert says giving the five wealthiest conferences in Division I the ability to make some of their own rules will allow revenue sports such as football and men's basketball to co-exist with the many nonrevenue programs that make up...
  • Football | Hinsdale Central alumnus Brian Allen named freshman All-American

    Michigan State offensive lineman Brian Allen was selected to the Football Writers Association of American All-American team. SpartanDigest.com reported at that both Allen and Spartans tackle Malik McDowell were selected. The pair was joined by Ohio...
  • Harbaugh, Michigan pursuing Dwyer's Adams, Atlantic's Johnson

    Harbaugh, Michigan pursuing Dwyer's Adams, Atlantic's Johnson
    In less than three weeks, the University of Michigan could go from being dormant in South Florida to snagging two of Palm Beach County's top football talents. Michigan defensive coordinator D.J. Durkin, who was just recently at the University of...
  • Heisman Trophy winner Marcus Mariota declares eligibility for NFL draft

    Heisman Trophy winner Marcus Mariota, whose bold moves and leadership on the field brought the Ducks to the brink of a national championship before falling short, is leaving Oregon early for the NFL. Mariota announced his long-awaited decision to forgo...
  • With a little help from Juan Dixon, Maryland's student managers are also racking up wins

    With a little help from Juan Dixon, Maryland's student managers are also racking up wins
    Word spread quickly through the ranks of Big Ten men's basketball student managers within hours after Maryland had played — and won — its first game at Michigan State. Joe Baker, a junior who is the head manager at Purdue, saw a message on a...
  • With help from teammates, Melo Trimble does 'great job' in Terps' win over Rutgers

    With help from teammates, Melo Trimble does 'great job' in Terps' win over Rutgers
    Melo Trimble has helped Maryland win its share of games as a freshman this season by taking over at the end, by hitting clutch shots and free throws, by doing what great point guards are supposed to do to lead their team. In Maryland’s 73-65 win...
  • Northwestern loses its grip in second straight narrow loss

    Northwestern loses its grip in second straight narrow loss
    Northwestern coach Chris Collins is trying his best to "embrace the process" of developing his young Wildcats into winners. But some steps are more agonizing than others. Wednesday night's 72-67 home loss to Illinois and Sunday's frustrating...
  • Penn State investing to compete in the Big Ten

    Penn State investing to compete in the Big Ten
    "Make this awesome," James Franklin said of a proposed upgrade to the hydrotherapy room in Penn State's football building. How about "controlled lighting" and "inspirational branding" to set the mood for cold-tub soaks? The Penn State Board of Trustees'...
  • Big Ten rivals losing ground to Urban Meyer's SEC philosophy

    Big Ten rivals losing ground to Urban Meyer's SEC philosophy
    When the star of the singing group emerges, the rest become backup vocalists. That's the Big Ten now, in the aftermath of its first football national championship in 12 years. The spotlight deservingly is on Ohio State more than the conference itself....
  • Wednesday's matchup: Illinois at Northwestern

    Wednesday's matchup: Illinois at Northwestern
    TV/radio: 8 p.m. Wednesday; BTN, WSCR-AM 670, WGN-AM 720. Records: Illinois 10-6, 1-3 Big Ten; Northwestern 10-6, 1-2. Shannon Ryan's quick look: Illinois' defense has tightened the last two games, holding both Maryland and Nebraska to fewer than 60...
  • How could the college football playoff change next year?

    How could the college football playoff change next year?
    The first College Football Playoff was a success on almost every level — except maybe for fans of TCU and Baylor. Otherwise, there was not much to gripe about. And Ohio State walking away with the first championship by beating Oregon 42-20 on...