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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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  • Which teams will make the Final Four?

    Disregard Nate Silver David Teel Daily Press Nate Silver likes Louisville, Florida, Indiana and Gonzaga, and given his Obama-Romney projections, disagreeing is perilous. But let's anyway. Ohio State has won eight straight, including a road...
  • Ohio St.-Notre Dame: Who would prevail?

    Irish battle tested Matt Murschel Orlando Sentinel The Buckeyes have one of the more dynamic players in college football in Braxton Miller, a dual-threat quarterback who was second in the Big Ten in total offense this season. His play helped make...
  • Former neighbor helps introduce us to sport of gymnastics [Commentary]

    When I was pregnant with my second child, I frequently joked that I had a gymnast or an acrobat in my belly. That baby (we didn't know if it was a boy or a girl until I delivered) was so active, so often, that it just had to be one or the other. At 2...
  • Maryland women advance in NCAA tourney with 72-52 win over Quinnipiac

    Maryland women advance in NCAA tourney with 72-52 win over Quinnipiac
    The fourth-seeded Maryland women's basketball team began the NCAA tournament with a 72-52 victory over No. 13 seed Quinnipiac on Saturday on the strength of a decisive run bridging the halves and another All-American caliber performance from Alyssa...
  • Injury-prone Terps women have plenty in common with Michigan State

    Injury-prone Terps women have plenty in common with Michigan State
    When the Maryland women's basketball team steps onto the court Monday night for its NCAA tournament second-round game at Comcast Center, the Terps will be without two starters and a reserve because of injury and another starter who's recovering from...
  • Terps Trio: Basketball surprises, ACC competition and Dwayne Morgan

    Terps Trio: Basketball surprises, ACC competition and Dwayne Morgan
    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. What is the biggest surprise of this young Maryland basketball season? Jeff Barker: Well, it’...
  • Alyssa Thomas leads Terps to Sweet Sixteen with win over Michigan State

    Alyssa Thomas leads Terps to Sweet Sixteen with win over Michigan State
    Fifth-seeded Michigan State entered the second round of the NCAA tournament with a reputation for rugged defense. The Spartans had held 29 of their previous 33 opponents below their scoring average. But that was before they encountered fourth-seeded...
  • 2014 Big Ten schedule announced for Terps football team

    2014 Big Ten schedule announced for Terps football team
    The reality of Maryland's first season in the Big Ten became a little clearer Thursday, when the league announced the 2014 schedule for its 14 members. The Terps will play their Big Ten opener Sept. 27 at Indiana and their home opener a week later...
  • Maryland to play at Ohio State in ACC-Big Ten Challenge

    Maryland to play at Ohio State in ACC-Big Ten Challenge
    Combining Maryland’s seventh-place finish in the Atlantic Coast Conference last season and the recent decision by 7-foot-1 sophomore center Alex Len to leave early for the NBA, most figured that the Terps would not get a marquee matchup in next...
  • Which teams will advance out of Midwest, South regionals?

    Michigan, Louisville Coley Harvey Orlando Sentinel Many of us with our or trashed brackets want to see the lovable "Dunk City" contingent from Fort Myers, Fla., make the 10-hour trek up Interstate 75 for next week's Final Four. Conventional...
  • Who has best chance to win NCAA tourney?

    Hoosiers, Spartans tough Shannon Ryan Chicago Tribune I'm tempted to say "all of them." In this topsy-turvy never-know-what's-coming college basketball season it seems like everyone has a chance. This is a season in which five No. 1 teams have...
  • Big Ten academic committee reaches out to UM

    Big Ten academic committee reaches out to UM
    While the University of Maryland won't be able to reap most of the rewards of joining the Big Ten athletic conference until the move becomes official in July 2014, it will start benefiting from its academic counterpart — the Committee on...