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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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  • MWC preview: 5 key non-conference games to watch in 2015

    MWC preview: 5 key non-conference games to watch in 2015
      The Mountain West Conference continues to strengthen its non-conference schedule with showdowns against teams from the Power 5 conferences. That said, here are 5 non-conference games to watch in 2015: Washington at Boise State Friday, Sept. 4...
  • Travis Trice leads Michigan State over Virginia again 60-54

    Travis Trice leads Michigan State over Virginia again 60-54
    CHARLOTTE, N.C. -- Travis Trice received a text message Sunday from Golden State Warriors forward and former Michigan State player Draymond Green that read: "Don't let this be your last game." The Spartans' senior guard texted back, "It won't."...
  • Jalen Brunson boosts Villanova in college basketball poll

    Jalen Brunson boosts Villanova in college basketball poll
    Less than 24 hours after Duke was cutting down the nets and the song "One Shining Moment" was filling the CBS airwaves, college basketball's analysts already were conjecturing on which school will enjoy the next Shining Moment. Eamonn Brennan, the...
  • MAC preview: key non-conference games to watch in 2015

    MAC preview: key non-conference games to watch in 2015
    Last season was a bit of a struggle for the Mid-American Conference against non-conference foes. MAC teams won just 37 percent of their games (20-34) in 2014. This season, there are several key matchups that could give the league’s national...
  • Wisconsin faces rebuilding after falling just short of goal

    Wisconsin faces rebuilding after falling just short of goal
    INDIANAPOLIS — The scene was as difficult for Wisconsin players to absorb as it was for them to believe. Junior forward Sam Dekker clasped his palms behind his head. Frank Kaminskystared in disbelief as Duke's players celebrated before squatting...
  • Greg Gumbel couldn't have been listening to Bo Ryan after the NCAA title game

    Greg Gumbel couldn't have been listening to Bo Ryan after the NCAA title game
    TV studio anchors often have a difficult task because they're listening to what others around the desk are saying in one ear and have to listen to the producer barking instructions constantly in the other ear. The latter must have distracted CBS host...
  • Football recruiting notes: West Aurora's Spears a foot away from full strength

    Football recruiting notes: West Aurora's Spears a foot away from full strength
    Drake Spears is anxious for his football recruitment to pick up a bit. Perhaps that will happen after he finally boots the basketball injury next week. The West Aurora junior sat out his team's 50-49 loss to Bolingbrook in the Class 4A Hinsdale...
  • Duke surges past Michigan State, 81-61, to advance to title game

    Duke surges past Michigan State, 81-61, to advance to title game
    Duke proved Saturday why it was a top-seeded team and Michigan State proved why it should have been just happy to be here. Duke let loose its fleet of future NBA stars to score an easy 81-61 win over seventh-seeded Michigan State in the first national...
  • This Final Four will be where elite meet—only blue bloods need apply

    This Final Four will be where elite meet—only blue bloods need apply
    It turned out this wasn't the year for something different, fresh, shiny or new. The world wasn't ready for Notre Dame advancing to its first Final Four since 1978, or Gonzaga marching on to the backdrop of Bing Crosby's "Swinging on a Star." The...
  • Virginia falls to Michigan State to conclude 'underachieving' postseason

     Virginia falls to Michigan State to conclude 'underachieving' postseason
    CHARLOTTE, N.C. — Malcolm Brogdon's summation of Virginia's basketball season was brief, harsh and accurate, presented in a monotone that offered but a glimpse of the anger that most certainly brewed inside. "Successful during the regular season,"...
  • On The Fly: Yale's Defense Faces Challenge In BU's Eichel

    On The Fly: Yale's Defense Faces Challenge In BU's Eichel
    Who better to try to shut down Jack Eichel, the best player in college hockey, and Boston University than goalie Alex Lyon and his Yale teammates, who form the best defense in the nation? Yale made the 16-team NCAA Tournament field and will open against...