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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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  • Final Four teams have 4 different sets of drug-testing rules

    Four teams, four drug-testing policies. Players at Kentucky, Wisconsin, Michigan State and Duke operated under the same rules on their road to the Final Four this season — except when it came to the frequency of their doping tests and the penalties...
  • NCAA President: Issue of Indiana law more important than basketball

     NCAA President: Issue of Indiana law more important than basketball
    INDIANAPOLIS — NCAA President Mark Emmert said Thursday he had considered the option of moving the organization's headquarters and said the association would look more closely at potentially discriminatory laws before awarding bids for future...
  • 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 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,...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Luke DeCock: With one game to go, Duke keeps getting better

    INDIANAPOLIS Tyus Jones came back toward the bench, victory assured, and Mike Krzyzewski met him there, still up on the elevated court. As Krzyzewski hugged him, he whispered in his ear, "Keep going, Tyus. Keep going." Duke just keeps on going. Duke just...
  • Duke headed for another championship game

    Two star freshmen, a solid senior and some of the trademark defense Duke has long been known for have the Blue Devils back in the national championship game. And in Indianapolis, no less. Justise Winslow scored 19 points, fellow freshman Jahlil Okafor...
  • What to watch for in Duke-Wisconsin national title game

    Duke is the four-time national champion accustomed to playing in the spotlight this time of year. Wisconsin is the plucky upstart that won its only championship in 1941. The two will meet with everything at stake Monday night. The Blue Devils cruised...
  • Duke dominates Michigan State 81-61; will face Wisconsin for title

    Duke dominates Michigan State 81-61; will face Wisconsin for title
    INDIANAPOLIS — Duke coach Mike Krzyzewski slipped a ring onto his finger this weekend that he rarely wears. "It's our 2010 national championship ring," he said Friday. "I've worn it throughout the tournament just as a reminder to me and to our...