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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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  • NCAAF roundup: Winston suspended for a half

    The Sports Xchange NCAAF roundup: Winston suspended for a half Florida State suspended Heisman Trophy quarterback Jameis Winston for the first half of Saturday's game against Clemson after he was seen shouting an obscene phrase in the campus student...
  • The Good, the Bad and the Ugly among the Power 5

    The Good, the Bad and the Ugly among the Power 5
      As most of us know, strength of schedule is going to be an important factor considered by members of the new selection committee as they move forward in selecting the teams to qualify for the new College Football Playoff. That means wins against...
  • Tailback Ameer Abdullah is Nebraska's spark plug

     Tailback Ameer Abdullah is Nebraska's spark plug
    If you follow college football, you've seen the ugly record: The Big Ten is 1-10 against teams from the Power Five conferences and Notre Dame. Instead of East and West, should the conference change its division names to Doom and Gloom? But it's not...
  • FSU-Clemson tops our college football games to watch this weekend

    FSU-Clemson tops our college football games to watch this weekend
      This weekend features a big dose of conference showdowns, along with a few interesting nonconference matchups. Check out our super-sized top six college football games to watch this week: No. 5 Auburn at No. 20 Kansas State Thursday, 7:30 p.m....
  • College football: It's a good week to reflect

    It's mid-September and people are taking more summer vacation. What is this, France? UCLA players this week take a well-deserved break even though classes haven't started yet, while USC's bye week makes two straight if you count last week's effort...
  • Viewers' guide to college football

    Viewers' guide to college football
    MORNING Boise State (1-1) at Connecticut (1-1) 9 a.m., ESPN2 Had things worked out as planned — but do they ever? — this would have been a major league Big East game between schools that have played in the Fiesta Bowl since 2005. Boise...
  • Sideline Chatter: No wonder Fresno State runs so many hook patterns

    When Fresno State fans yell "hold that line" these days, they don't mean football. The Bulldogs' two-man entry took top honors at the FLW College Fishing Western Conference event on New Melones Lake, Calif. The guys wearing Fresno pads and helmets,...
  • Effects of painful loss linger for Wisconsin

    Effects of painful loss linger for Wisconsin
    Wisconsin's second-half collapse Saturday raised two key questions: Why didn't Melvin Gordon get more than four carries in the second half? And why didn't quarterback Joel Stave relieve an overwhelmed Tanner McEvoy? It took some time, but the answers...
  • Perfect timing for Rutgers' Big Ten debut

     Perfect timing for Rutgers' Big Ten debut
    It's the perfect narrative. The date is Nov. 9, 2006. The Empire State Building is aglow in red. The home team rallies from 18 down to stun third-ranked Louisville in the "Pandemonium in Piscataway" game. The ESPN telecast draws a jumbo 8.1 rating in...
  • West Coast offenses, and defenses, in college football spotlight

    Michigan and Notre Dame won't play again after Saturday until maybe ever, but let's get to the important games. Yes, it says something about a dying-ember rivalry that it could finish a distant third on a slim list of must-see marquee games. The big-...
  • On The Fly: Things Not Looking So Hot For NFL's Goodell

    As each hour passes in the wake of the Ray Rice domestic violence incident, it gets more difficult to imagine Roger Goodell's keeping his job as NFL commissioner. The latest blow: the Associated Press reported Wednesday that the NFL was provided a copy of...
  • Injuries are already doing a number on national title contenders

    It's seems clear after one week that the determining factor in the new college football playoff might not involve a touchdown, coach or even committee member Condoleezza Rice. The ultimate decider could be a CT scan. Sorry, this early season wrap is...