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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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  • Big Ten teams lament Rose Bowl implications

    CHICAGO The addition of a playoff to determine a college football national champion had Big Ten coaches thinking about tradition on the second day of Big Ten Media Days on Tuesday. The new system comes with a revamped bowl season, one that forsakes old...
  • Big Ten hopes future schedules pay off with playoff berth

    CHICAGO — The Big Ten's expansion to nine conference games in 2016 will enable each school to face every Big Ten team at least once in a four-year span. But it will also phase out nonconference matchups with Football Championship Series programs....
  • Big Ten commissioner: 'We need a system that works'

    Words not normally associated with Big Ten Commissioner Jim Delany: measured, mild, tame. But that's what Delany was Monday, especially compared with cohorts Mike Slive (SEC) and Bob Bowlsby (Big 12). Bowslby mocked NCAA enforcement by saying:...
  • Dantonio, Michigan State striving for consistency

    Nothing says respect in the Big Ten quite like winning the Rose Bowl, and after years of getting Michigan State close but not quite there, coach Mark Dantonio finally got the Spartans over the hump. But Dantonio is well acquainted with his team’s...
  • Delany criticizes NCAA's enforcement process

    CHICAGO Big Ten commissioner Jim Delany says he isn't happy with the NCAA's enforcement process. He discussed the need for improvements Monday on the first day of the conference's media days. Delany said he doesn't think the NCAA has been effective in...
  • Michigan State's MSU's Mark Dantonio warns that being a hunted team can be 'precarious'

    CHICAGO Mark Dantonio has been to Big Ten media days as a conference co-champion in 2011 and as a coach coming off of consecutive 11-win seasons in 2012, but this year is different. Dantonio's Spartans were the unquestioned No. 1 team in the league...
  • Maryland set to enter 'a new world' in the Big Ten Conference

    Maryland set to enter 'a new world' in the Big Ten Conference
    Goodbye, Blue Devils, Cavaliers and Tar Heels. Farewell to Duke's venerable Cameron Indoor Stadium, to the 85-year football rivalry with Virginia and to myriad trips to destinations characterized by sweet tea and Southern drawls. On Tuesday, the...
  • Big Ten will present challenges for Terps, but it's time to get on board

    Big Ten will present challenges for Terps, but it's time to get on board
    Everybody should know by now that Tuesday will be a watershed moment in the history of University of Maryland athletics. The long-anticipated move from the Atlantic Coast Conference to the Big Ten will become official and the Terps will take up...
  • Maryland campus celebrates entry into Big Ten Conference

    Maryland campus celebrates entry into Big Ten Conference
    Former Maryland women's basketball player Sequoia Austin, who's spent the summer working basketball camps in College Park, joked with one of her co-workers Tuesday morning at a certain sight. "Somebody I work with had an ACC basketball lanyard and we...
  • Big Ten schools could afford to pay athletes

    Big Ten schools could afford to pay athletes
    Like a five-star high school recruit in his senior year, college athletics is at a crossroads. Pressure from current players, former players and lawsuits means a system of paying college students to play sports is finally getting serious attention....
  • Former WVU guard Harris joining Michigan State

    Former WVU guard Harris joining Michigan State
    Former West Virginia guard Eron Harris will transfer to Michigan State, multiple media outlets reported Monday. Harris is widely considered the top transfer in the nation. The 6-foot-3 shooting guard averaged 17.2 points per game for the Mountaineers...