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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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  • Your guide to New Year's Day bowl watching

    It used to be must-see TV, with every big bowl game having a time slot on New Year's Day, including the bowl that would decide the national champion. More often than not, it was the Granddaddy of them all, the Rose Bowl, or the Orange Bowl later that...
  • Terps Trio: Wes Brown's potential, nonconference basketball games and Penn State coaching fallout

    Terps Trio: Wes Brown's potential, nonconference basketball games and Penn State coaching fallout
    How important is the expected return of suspended Maryland running back Wes Brown for next season? Jeff Barker: I thought Brown looked like Maryland’s most talented running back in his freshman season of 2012. So, it’s significant. Running...
  • Maryland's winning formula must begin at home

    Maryland's winning formula must begin at home
    COLLEGE PARK — By sending Maryland on the road for its only games this season against Duke and North Carolina, the Atlantic Coast Conference created an unbalanced Terps schedule posing more significant challenges away from Comcast Center than at...
  • Pittsburgh and Syracuse have led an ACC takeover this season

    Pittsburgh and Syracuse have led an ACC takeover this season
    Considering the pedigree of their respective programs, it is no surprise that No. 2 Syracuse and No. 20 Pittsburgh have made nearly flawless transitions from the Big East to the Atlantic Coast Conference. The Orange won a national championship with...
  • Duke will unveil new uniforms against Maryland on Feb. 15

    Duke will unveil new uniforms against Maryland on Feb. 15
    Duke fans get enjoyment from chanting that Maryland is "not our rival" and, based on some of Mike Krzyzewski's comments about the Terps' move to the Big Ten, it doesn't seem like the Blue Devils intend on getting too nostalgic about the upcoming end of...
  • Against Old Dominion, Terps look to avoid recent trend of upsets

    Against Old Dominion, Terps look to avoid recent trend of upsets
    Maryland's game against Old Dominion on Saturday marks the beginning of the end of an era. The Terps plan to phase out games against Football Championship Subdivision opponents in the coming years. But Maryland (1-0, 0-0 Atlantic Coast Conference) knows...
  • Commentary: Quest for big money could leave Terps with BIG hangover

    Commentary: Quest for big money could leave Terps with BIG hangover
    I've been a University of Maryland athletics fan as long as I can remember and I'm graduate of a Big Ten school - Northwestern - so last week's announced move of Maryland from the Atlantic Coast Conference to the Big Ten ought to be a great marriage for...
  • Maryland's application for Big Ten admission approved

    Maryland's application for Big Ten admission approved
    Setting aside almost 60 years of athletic tradition in a quest for greater financial stability, the University of Maryland will join the Big Ten Conference, school and league officials announced Monday after a weekend of whirlwind negotiations. In...
  • Big Ten move took Maryland coaches by surprise

    Big Ten move took Maryland coaches by surprise
    Maryland's decision to move from the Atlantic Coast Conference to the Big Ten not only caught its fans and students — and possibly ACC officials — by surprise. The stunning announcement that was first rumored late last week and was made...
  • Terps Trio: All in on Maryland's move to the Big Ten

    Terps Trio: All in on Maryland's move to the Big Ten
    Baltimore Sun reporters Jeff Barker and Don Markus and editor Matt Bracken weigh in on the three biggest topics of the past week in Maryland  sports. How well will Maryland fit into the Big Ten? Jeff Barker: Maryland should do fine in basketball. Mark...
  • Maryland's 2015 Big Ten football schedule includes game at M&T Bank Stadium vs. Penn State

    Maryland's 2015 Big Ten football schedule includes game at M&T Bank Stadium vs. Penn State
    For the second time in three years, the Maryland football team will play a game at M&T Bank Stadium in 2015 – this time against Penn State in what Terps fans hope will be part of a renewed rivalry between the schools. The game — scheduled...
  • Q&A with ESPN's Quint Kessenich on Johns Hopkins' Big Ten move

    Q&A with ESPN's Quint Kessenich on Johns Hopkins' Big Ten move
    On the heels of Johns Hopkins’ announcement that the men’s lacrosse team would join the Big Ten for the 2015 season, ESPN analyst Quint Kessenich had a few thoughts on the move. Kessenich is a former All-American goalkeeper for the Blue Jays....