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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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  • Michigan State coach Dantonio on Cotton Bowl: 'Nobody gets explanations'

    Apparently, the College Football Playoff committee really didn't like its Tuesday rankings it decided five days later to jump Michigan State with Mississippi State, sending the Bulldogs to the Orange Bowl instead of the Spartans. But MSU, ranked No. 8 in...
  • College Football Playoff pairings, Hokies' Military Bowl bid ideal

     College Football Playoff pairings, Hokies' Military Bowl bid ideal
    The College Football Playoff selection committee got it right Sunday. The teams and seedings. Precisely at 12:45 p.m., as scheduled, complete with the requisite social media outrage. Two hours later, with a curious about-face on two teams that were idle...
  • Preview: Fairleigh Dickinson at Notre Dame

    Notre Dame aims for its fourth straight victory when it hosts Fairleigh Dickinson on Saturday. The Fighting Irish are coming off an impressive 79-78 overtime win over No. 18 Michigan State on Wednesday in the ACC/Big Ten Challenge. Notre Dame, which has...
  • Big Ten Conference championship could affect Terps' bowl destination

    Big Ten Conference championship could affect Terps' bowl destination
    Rick Catlett has been asked the same question this week: Which teams are going to play in your bowl game? Catlett, president and CEO of the TaxSlayer Bowl, has responded the same way each time. "I've told them I absolutely have no clue," said Catlett,...
  • Big Ten championship: Wisconsin vs. Ohio State

     Big Ten championship: Wisconsin vs. Ohio State
    Perhaps you're a Big Ten alumnus but not of Wisconsin or Ohio State. You're sulking over your team's upcoming appearance in the TaxSlayer Foster Farms Quick Lane Bowl. Why should you care about Saturday's Big Ten title game between Ohio State and...
  • Wisconsin 49, Marquette 38

    (Updated: CORRECTS season-low performance from Wisconsin at end of graph 2 CORRECTS rebounding total at end of graph 3 REWORD end of graph 4 INCLUDES opponents in second note of GAME NOTEBOOK) No. 4 Wisconsin 49, Marquette 38: Frank Kaminsky scored 15...
  • Michigan State opens stretch of home games with 85-52 romp over Arkansas-Pine Bluff

    EAST LANSING, Mich. Settle in for the longest home stand of Tom Izzo's 20-year career as MSU's head coach it should get interesting eventually. The first of seven straight games at Breslin Center the most consecutive home games at Michigan State since...
  • United's Espindola faces six-game suspension

    United's Espindola faces six-game suspension
    Major League Soccer Fabian Espindola, D.C. United's most influential attacker during this renaissance season at RFK Stadium, is facing a six-game suspension from MLS for shoving an assistant referee after the playoff finale last month, sources...
  • U.Va., Duke, Louisville headline early-season ACC basketball

    The ACC failed to win its annual Challenge with the Big Ten for the sixth consecutive year, but led by undefeated Duke, Virginia, Louisville and Miami, there’s much to like about a conference that clearly underperformed last season. Headlined by...
  • Will Penn State be left out of crowded bowl picture?

    Will Penn State be left out of crowded bowl picture?
    The Big Ten sent a memo to athletic directors Wednesday with the message that one bowl-eligible team might be left out of the postseason. That could be bad news for Penn State, which finished 6-6 and could be passed over in the scenarios the...
  • No. 19 Michigan State stumbles down stretch, falls to Notre Dame

    SOUTH BEND, Ind. Another big game the last for a while and another blown opportunity for Michigan State. The No. 19 Spartans appeared to be in control in the second half at Notre Dame, up seven and getting any shot they wanted. But a pair of familiar...