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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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  • Big Ten's rough start to season could hurt Terps' NCAA tournament resume

    Big Ten's rough start to season could hurt Terps' NCAA tournament resume
    This has not been a stellar start to the season for the Big Ten. Aside from winning its annual interleague competition with the Atlantic Coast Conference despite its ranked teams going 1-5, Maryland’s new basketball breathren have not exactly...
  • Wisconsin will aim to hire 'another excellent coach' after Gary Andersen bolts for Oregon

    Wisconsin will aim to hire 'another excellent coach' after Gary Andersen bolts for Oregon
    The baddest athletic director in the land won’t waste time wondering why Wisconsin has turned into a farm team for other programs. No, Barry Alvarez has a job to do — and that’s to replace Gary Andersen, who shocked his players...
  • Northwestern football in need of change; will it happen?

    Northwestern football in need of change; will it happen?
    It struck me while covering Cardale Jones' spectacular performance against Wisconsin. And J.T. Barrett's near-perfect night at Michigan State. Ohio State is a program. Every coach says his team adopts a "Next Man Up" philosophy, but how many can...
  • The Super 16 rankings: Ohio State rises here too

    The Super 16 rankings: Ohio State rises here too
    Rankman is flabbergasted Ohio State somehow pole-vaulted to No. 4 in the final Super 16 ranking, just as it did in the College Football Playoffs final ranking. There was only one way it could happen: a 59-0 win over Wisconsin with the Buckeyes' third-...
  • Maryland natives set to play in bowl games

    Numerous Maryland natives populate the Terps football roster and are set to participate in the Foster Farms Bowl Dec. 30 against Stanford. Several others will participate in bowl games for Navy, West Virginia and Penn State. Here is a look at other...
  • After Terps move to No. 19, Mark Turgeon says 'we've earned that spot'

    After Terps move to No. 19, Mark Turgeon says 'we've earned that spot'
    Maryland men’s basketball coach Mark Turgeon was fully prepared to see the program’s first national ranking in five seasons disappear after the then No. 21 Terps lost at home to then-No. 7 Virginia last week. Instead, Maryland (8-1) moved up...
  • Maryland to play Stanford in Foster Farms Bowl on Dec. 30

    Maryland to play Stanford in Foster Farms Bowl on Dec. 30
    Maryland coach Randy Edsall spent Saturday night and the beginning part of Sunday watching and waiting, unsure for which bowl game the Terps would be selected. Ultimately, Maryland (7-5 overall, 4-4 in the Big Ten Conference) landed in a good spot,...
  • Cardinal staying home for bowl

    The Sports Xchange NCAAF Team Report - Stanford - INSIDE SLANT In a season full of frustration and disappointment, Stanford finally secured a signature victory that sent the Cardinal bounding into a Bay Area bowl game against an unfamiliar foe from...
  • Northwestern - TeamReport

    NCAAF Team Report - Northwestern - INSIDE SLANT The final weekend of the Big Ten season produced plenty of drama. It started Friday when Nebraska rallied from a 24-7 deficit at Iowa for a 37-34 overtime victory. Then on Saturday, sixth-ranked Ohio...
  • Knights ready for 'first-class experience' in Detroit

    The Sports Xchange NCAAF Team Report - Rutgers - INSIDE SLANT Kyle Flood, the first coach to take Rutgers to bowl games in each of his first three seasons, is ready for his 7-5 team to face North Carolina (6-6) on Dec. 26 in the Quick Lane Bowl in...
  • Interim coach to lead Huskers in Holiday Bowl

    The Sports Xchange NCAAF Team Report - Nebraska - INSIDE SLANT The last time Nebraska played a bowl game under an interim coach, the Huskers defeated Michigan State in the 2003 Alamo Bowl, after Frank Solich had been fired after a 9-3 regular season....