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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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  • NBC Hits the Right Notes, Dominates Weekly Ratings Race

    There's a premium on live and special event programming these days, and NBC tapped into that in a big way last week in dominating the frame with one of its most impressive performances in years. The Peacock, which is powered in the fall by the one-two...
  • Bad parenting on display in HBO Sports documentary

    I have covered high school sports around here for more than 30 years and have come to know my share of parents who have lost a sense of reality when it comes to their own child's athletic career. But even I haven't encountered too many as out of control...
  • Michigan State runs trick play on Stanford for Rose Bowl tickets

    Smarty, meet Sparty. The race for this year's 100th Rose Bowl game was not nearly as exciting as the race for tickets to this year's 100th Rose Bowl Game. Stanford, the defending Rose Bowl champions, may have even been outsmarted by ticket-hungry fans...
  • Complete college football television schedule for this weekend

     
    Courtesy of the National Football Foundation: American Athletic Date Time Game Network (Talent) Thurs., Dec. 5 7:30 p.m. (19) Louisville at Cincinnati ESPN (Rece Davis, Jesse Palmer, David Pollack, Kaylee Hartung) Sat., Dec. 7 12 p.m. (16) UCF at SMU ESPN...
  • College football top 25 countdown: No. 10 Northwestern

    Thirty years ago (1983) Stanford and Northwestern put their brainy football heads together to go a combined 3-19. And no one blinked, cared, or was the least bit surprised, because mediocrity then was considered the price to be paid for academic...
  • 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)...
  • Bargoer's Guide to College Football: Vol. 3

    Bargoer's Guide to College Football: Vol. 3
    Johnny Football is dazzling and Alabama is still the team to beat. Got it. Now it's time to look forward. This week does not have many marquee games, but weeks like this can be sneaky good and still have an impact on the college football landscape....