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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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  • Miami upends No. 12 Florida, 21-16

    MIAMI GARDENS, Fla. -- Stephen Morris threw two first-quarter touchdown passes, and Miami took advantage of Florida turnovers during four red-zone opportunities on the way to knocking off the 12th-ranked Gators, 21-16, on Saturday. Duke Johnson added...
  • No. 1 Alabama rolls past Virginia Tech; No. 2 Ohio State tops Buffalo

    No. 1 Alabama rolls past Virginia Tech; No. 2 Ohio State tops Buffalo
    ATLANTA -- Christion Jones became the first Alabama player since at least the 1940s to have two returns for touchdowns, Vinnie Sunseri brought back an interception for another TD, and the top-ranked Crimson Tide overcame a sluggish offensive performance...
  • Play it forward: The week ahead in college football

    Play it forward: The week ahead in college football
    Five things to watch this week in college football: 1. Fresno State's loss to San Jose State left Northern Illinois (12-0) as the only non-automatic qualifier school with a chance to snag a BCS bowl bid. Northern Illinois (12-0) must defeat Bowling...
  • With Florida State vs. Auburn in BCS title game, the system works

    There were eight undefeated teams on Oct. 27 and six left on Nov. 17 and it appeared the last year of the Bowl Championship Series might get the fist in the face it deserved. Then Auburn's moon jumped to the seventh house, Jupiter aligned with...
  • So much for BCS game change—looks like SEC will play for title again

    CHARLOTTE, N.C. —The final Saturday of the first Bowl Championship Series season in 1998 ended with shocking losses by Kansas State and UCLA that turned the BCS on its ear hole. Wild endings in St. Louis and Miami that day put Tennessee and...
  • Government shutdown won't extend to Air Force-Navy contest

    Break out the chips and cold drinks, but let Chris Dufresne handle the remote. Each Friday, The Times' national college football writer handicaps what's worth watching, and skipping, on Saturday's menu of games: MORNING Air Force (1-4) at Navy (2-1)...
  • Florida turns away Tennessee after losing quarterback Jeff Driskel

    Florida turns away Tennessee after losing quarterback Jeff Driskel
    GAINESVILLE, Fla. -- After starting quarterback Jeff Driskel was lost to a season-ending ankle injury, Tyler Murphy led No. 19 Florida to five scores in a somewhat ugly game, helping the Gators open Southeastern Conference play with a 31-17 victory over...
  • For the best in bowls, the subject is Roses

    For the best in bowls, the subject is Roses
    The Rose Bowl was born a year before the flight at Kitty Hawk and was still kicking last year as Endeavor crawled through the streets of Los Angeles on the way to its final resting spot. Between the Rose's first bloom in 1902 and this year's 100th game,...
  • It may be an advantage that Stanford has been here and done that

    It may be an advantage that Stanford has been here and done that
    Does Stanford own the “been there” advantage? This is the Cardinal’s second straight Rose Bowl trip and fourth consecutive BCS invitation. Michigan State is playing in its first major bowl in the BCS era. Trent Murphy, Stanford&...
  • Rose Bowl: Michigan State quarterback Connor Cook ready for moment

    Rose Bowl: Michigan State quarterback Connor Cook ready for moment
    Michigan State quarterback Connor Cook described it as “the most stressed out I’ve ever been in my life.” Cook was reliving his frame of mind during spring practice and fall camp, when he was trying to win the starting position....
  • Two upstanding coaches will be standing on sidelines at Rose Bowl

    This season's college bowl schedule is reminiscent of how it used to be in the last months of the year in pro golf, or the last five minutes of an NBA rout. Garbage time. ESPN fills airtime and sells ads, but there is no compelling reason to watch...
  • Michigan State's Connor Cook maintains his composure

    Michigan State's Connor Cook maintains his composure
    Michigan State quarterback Connor Cook walked to the Rose Bowl sideline Wednesday, unsure of the greeting he would get from Coach Mark Dantonio. Stanford had returned a second-quarter interception for a touchdown. "Coach D was just giving me this look...