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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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  • Boys basketball: McDonald's undecided stars waiting for others to order

    Boys basketball: McDonald's undecided stars waiting for others to order
    Trash talk among Duke, Kentucky and Kansas recruits has been a recurring theme during McDonald's All-American week in recent years. Undecided is by far the most popular college choice among this year's crop, and questions about recruiting —...
  • Big Ten shines bright with Final Four in its backyard

    MADISON, Wis. (AP) — After Michigan State clinched a spot in the Final Four last weekend, Wisconsin's Sam Dekker wrote something on Twitter that packed as much of a punch as one of his dunks. "The Big Ten had a down year right?" Dekker asked. If...
  • On The Fly: Izzo Thanks Ollie For Showing Michigan State The Way

    On The Fly: Izzo Thanks Ollie For Showing Michigan State The Way
    Tom Izzo has Michigan State in the Final Four as a No. 7 seed, which UConn was last year when the Huskies beat the Spartans in the East Regional final and eventually defeated Kentucky in the championship game. Yes, unlikely things can happen. "I love...
  • Big Ten preview: 5 non-conference games to watch in 2015

    Big Ten preview: 5 non-conference games to watch in 2015
    The Big Ten had the last laugh last season after a successful postseason including Ohio State capturing the first College Football Playoff National Championship. The league hopes to capitalize on that momentum this season as several of its teams face...
  • Undefeated Kentucky reminiscent of unbeaten UNLV in 1991

    Undefeated Kentucky reminiscent of unbeaten UNLV in 1991
    John Calipari has hair and does not chew on towels, and none of his players is likely to appear as Grandmama in a shoe company pitch. Otherwise, the parallels between Kentucky 2015 and Nevada-Las Vegas 1991 are striking. Calipari's Kentucky squad is the...
  • Jim Nantz remembers the night Brent Musburger was fired at the Final Four

    Jim Nantz remembers the night Brent Musburger was fired at the Final Four
    So much has been made of the fact that longtime college basketball analyst Bill Raftery will get to work his first Final Four on the TV side of things this weekend in Indianapolis. The popular Raftery has done the radio broadcasts of the Final Four...
  • Big Ten gets last laugh with 2 teams in Final Four

    Big Ten gets last laugh with 2 teams in Final Four
    This supposedly was the season of the Blah Big Ten. The popular thought was that the conference was made up of Wisconsin and everyone else (translation: a bunch of also-rans). But with the conference making up 50 percent of the Final Four, the Big Ten...
  • Sizing up Wisconsin stars' NBA potential

    Sizing up Wisconsin stars' NBA potential
    This story was born from a conversation at the United Center. While waiting to broadcast Michigan State's Big Ten tournament semifinal game, Rick Mahorn watched Wisconsin take down Purdue. Asked which Badger had the most pro potential, the man with...
  • Michigan State's Denzel Valentine has NBA potential, analysts say

    Michigan State's Denzel Valentine has NBA potential, analysts say
    Michigan State can’t match Wisconsin in terms of NBA prospects, but there is at least one. CBS Sports analyst Doug Gottlieb believes that Denzel Valentine can make it in the league. The 6-5 junior stuffed the stat sheet in the Spartans’...
  • Chesterton's Blake Pieroni, Aaron Whitaker swim to All-American status

    Chesterton grads Blake Pieroni and Aaron Whitaker earned All-American honors at the NCAA swimming championships in Iowa City over the weekend. Competing for Indiana, which placed 12th, Pieroni finished fourth in the 200 freestyle. He was clocked in 1:33....
  • Three No. 1 seeds in the Final Four

    Three No. 1 seeds in the Final Four
    If you liked the look of last year's Final Four, you will love the 2015 edition. One game — Kentucky vs. Wisconsin — is not only a matchup of two No. 1 seeds, it's a replay of last year's semifinal won by Kentucky, 74-73. Seventh-seeded...