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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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  • Michigan State and nation mourn loss of 8-year-old Lacey Holsworth; memorial set for April 17

    The grace his daughter displayed throughout her nationally publicized battle with cancer came through in this text message from Matt Holsworth on Wednesday: "Continue her legacy! Love unconditionally." The tragedy of the passing late Tuesday of 8-year-...
  • Ryan Boatright starting to live up to expectations

    Ryan Boatright starting to live up to expectations
    ARLINGTON, Texas — Ryan Boatright arrived at Connecticut from East Aurora with a 31-point average, All-American status, a Mr. Basketball of Illinois award and a lot to learn. "I wasn't as good as I thought I was," he said. Boatright is proof...
  • Yale Defeats VMI, To Play At Murray State For CIT Championship

    The Yale basketball team defeated VMI Tuesday in a CIT semifinal and advances to play at Murray State Thursday in the championship game. The Bulldogs did lose Justin Sears, their best overall player, to a write injury during the VMI victory. The CIT...
  • Cherish The Moment, Connecticut: Something's Happening Here

    Cherish The Moment, Connecticut: Something's Happening Here
    LINCOLN, Neb. — Sometimes it comes from the mouth of an outsider. Sometimes it comes from the mouth of an insider. And sometimes, well, sometimes the message from within is so good that it can even overcome our flinty New England skepticism....
  • Michigan State coach Tom Izzo expects Gary Harris to leave

    EAST LANSING, Mich. Rebuild? What rebuild? Tom Izzo took his first hack Tuesday at popular perception and what should be vastly reduced expectations for his Michigan State team next season, saying at his press conference to wrap up the season: "You...
  • Spartans vow to build on experience

    NEW YORK As he searched for the correct words to express the depth of the opportunity just lost, Denzel Valentine eventually got around to the Michigan State fan's 2014-15 worst-case scenario. "We could not even make it to the NCAA tournament next year,"...
  • UConn Roars Back Against MSU; Reaches Final Four

    UConn Roars Back Against MSU; Reaches Final Four
    NEW YORK — The trends were all going against UConn, a position in which the Huskies have found themselves many times, in many ways, the past couple of years. Michigan State had built a nine-point lead when coach Kevin Ollie called time out. "And...
  • Next up for Gators: UConn upsets Michigan State, advances to Final Four

    By Dom Amore Tribune Newspapers NEW YORK — Conference realignment rocked the landscape, the man who built the program into a national power retired on the eve of a season, and the NCAA forced them to spend last March in postseason purgatory. But...
  • UConn Men After Final Four Berth; Michigan State Stands In Way

    UConn Men After Final Four Berth; Michigan State Stands In Way
    NEW YORK — Kevin Ollie was taking the first steps down a road very few have traveled with success, the hazard-filled, replacing-the-legend road. There at the start was Tom Izzo, who had done it. "The thing that sticks out to me," Ollie said. "He...
  • Michigan State topples top-seeded Virginia

    Michigan State topples top-seeded Virginia
    NEW YORK -- Since his return from a broken hand in early March, forward Branden Dawson ignited the Michigan State Spartans. On Friday, he led them to a spot in the NCAA Tournament's Elite Eight by scoring 24 points and grabbing 10 rebounds in Michigan...
  • East Region: Sunday's game

    East Region: Sunday's game
    (4) Michigan State (29-8) vs. (7) Connecticut (29-8) 1:20 p.m., WBBM-Ch. 2 The Spartans, who are 8-3 all time in regional finals, advanced to the Elite Eight for the eighth time since 1999 with their two-point victory over Virginia on Friday. They...
  • UConn stuns Michigan State to reach Final Four

    UConn stuns Michigan State to reach Final Four
    NEW YORK -- Shabazz Napier scored 17 of his 25 points in the second half and helped close it out at the line as the Connecticut Huskies knocked off the Michigan State Spartans 60-54 in the East Regional final of the NCAA tournament. DeAndre Daniels...