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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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  • John Clay: Fun facts from the Final Four

    Random Final Four notes: With the exception of Florida, which has won 30 straight games, every Final Four team had to handle a stretch of hard times. After a 16-0 start, Wisconsin lost five of its next six games. Kentucky lost three of its last four...
  • 2014 Chicago Tribune All-State boys basketball first team

    2014 Chicago Tribune All-State boys basketball first team
    Cliff Alexander High school: Curie. Class: Senior. College: Kansas. Position: Forward. Height: 6-9. Team highlights: Ranked No. 1 by the Tribune, Curie won the Pontiac Holiday Tournament and its first city championship in a four-overtime...
  • Wisconsin team of 2000 lost to Michigan State in Final Four

    Andy Kowske was on vacation in Jamaica with his wife's extended family, organizing a Wisconsin watch party. Charlie Wills was in Las Vegas, glued to the TV in his hotel room. Mike Kelley was at his sister's house in Arlington Heights, Ill., with relatives...
  • Ryan Boatright starting to live up to expectations

    Ryan Boatright starting to live up to expectations
    ARLINGTON, Texas — Ryan Boatright arrived at Connecticut from East Aurora with a 31-point average, All-American status, a Mr. Basketball of Illinois award and a lot to learn. "I wasn't as good as I thought I was," he said. Boatright is proof...
  • Drew Sharp: On, Wisconsin! � if only to save Big Ten's reputation

    Can Wisconsin spare the Big Ten additional national embarrassment? Jim Delany must be crossing his fingers. Basketball has been the Big Ten commissioner's salvation, at least partially dressing the wounds inflicted from the conference's horrendous...
  • UConn-Florida capsule

    NCAA national semifinal preview: (7) Connecticut vs. (1) Florida WHEN/WHERE: 6:09 p.m. EDT on Saturday at AT&T Stadium in Arlington, Texas. P ... No. ... Connecticut ... Ht. ... Yr. ... PPG ... F ... 5 ... Niels Giffey ... 6-7 ... Sr. ... 8.3 ... F .....
  • Wisconsin, Kentucky: Contrasting Styles Starts At Top

    ARLINGTON, Texas — On one side is John Calipari, as polished and glib today as he was 20 years ago at UMass. On the other side is Bo Ryan, the self proclaimed "old guy" who rose from the Division III coaching ranks to an office in the Big Ten....
  • Wisconsin turns back Purdue

    MADISON, Wis. Wisconsin's final home game of the 2013-'14 college basketball season reaffirmed that UW and Purdue, are moving in opposite directions. Wisconsin is on the rise and headed for a lofty seeding in the NCAA Tournament. Purdue is poised to miss...
  • Big Board: Don't believe quarterback hype, Clowney real No. 1 NFL pick

    The 2014 NFL Draft has been characterized by media and NFL personnel as the deepest talent pool in years. Perhaps even more important, this class is especially rich in the premium positions valued in today's NFL. As the league continues to gravitate...
  • Yale Defeats VMI, To Play At Murray State For CIT Championship

    The Yale basketball team defeated VMI Tuesday in a CIT semifinal and advances to play at Murray State Thursday in the championship game. The Bulldogs did lose Justin Sears, their best overall player, to a write injury during the VMI victory. The CIT...
  • Michigan State outlasts Virginia to advance

    NEW YORK No, you will not run. Yes, you will be defended like you're playing 5-on-8. And you'd better play smart basketball if you're going to beat a team coached by a Bennett. Tom Izzo played Dick Bennett 13 times, and every one of those games was...