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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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  • Wisconsin, Kentucky: Contrasting Styles Starts At Top

    ARLINGTON, Texas — On one side is John Calipari, as polished and glib today as he was 20 years ago at UMass. On the other side is Bo Ryan, the self proclaimed "old guy" who rose from the Division III coaching ranks to an office in the Big Ten....
  • Big Board: Don't believe quarterback hype, Clowney real No. 1 NFL pick

    The 2014 NFL Draft has been characterized by media and NFL personnel as the deepest talent pool in years. Perhaps even more important, this class is especially rich in the premium positions valued in today's NFL. As the league continues to gravitate...
  • 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...
  • Drew Sharp: Michigan State stunned it didn't deliver the goods again

    NEW YORK This was a walk Gary Harris never envisioned. Harris, a sophomore guard, solemnly and solely sauntered back to Michigan State's locker room, a towel draped around his neck. But arena security stopped him for a moment. He couldn't pass just yet....
  • NCAA previews: Connecticut vs. Michigan State; Michigan vs. Kentucky

    NCAA previews: Connecticut vs. Michigan State; Michigan vs. Kentucky
    SUNDAY'S EAST REGIONAL FINAL At Madison Square Garden, New York NO. 7 CONNECTICUT (29-8) VS. NO. 4 MICHIGAN STATE (29-8) When: 11:20 a.m. PDT. TV: Channel 2. UPDATE: Branden Dawson is perhaps the best barometer for Michigan State, which is 15-0...
  • Michigan State Wins Slugfest

    NEW YORK — Like two heavyweight boxers, Michigan State and Virginia stood toe-to-toe and traded punches. With a trip to the Elite Eight at stake, the physical teams spent 40 minutes battling at Madison Square Garden Friday night. By the time the...
  • NCAA selection committee rewards UCLA, but Wichita State has hard road

    Wichita State wrapped its perfect 34-0 season on March 9 only a few hours after UCLA mailed in one of the worst performances in program history — an 18-point defeat at lowly Washington State the previous night. You never could have imagined then...
  • Virginia's Tony Bennett, Michigan State's Tom Izzo have deep ties in NCAA tournament

     Virginia's Tony Bennett, Michigan State's Tom Izzo have deep ties in NCAA tournament
    NEW YORK — When Tony Bennett and Tom Izzo crossed paths 23 years ago at the McKale Center in Tuscon, Ariz., they were secondary characters in what turned out to be an epic NCAA tournament first-round matchup. Steve Smith was the big deal that day,...
  • NCAA tournament preview: East Region

    NCAA tournament preview: East Region
    1 Virginia (28-6, ACC champion) vs. 16 Coastal Carolina (21-12, Big South champion) Virginia must prove it deserves a No. 1 seed, even after beating Duke in the ACC tournament Sunday. Winning big over the Chanticleers would be a good start. 8...
  • NCAA tournament preview: Midwest Region

    NCAA tournament preview: Midwest Region
    1 Wichita State (34-0, Missouri Valley champion) vs. 16 Play-in winner 1 (below) The Shockers have the experience from last year's run to the Final Four, plus they can shoot, are big and physical, and have a crafty point guard in sophomore Fred...
  • NCAA tournament: Who will win today's Sweet 16 games? [poll]

    The NCAA tournament continues today with four games on the schedule in the Sweet 16 round: Michigan vs. Tennessee, Louisville vs. Kentucky, Iowa State vs. Connecticut and Virginia vs. Michigan State. Who do you think will win each game? 2014 NCAA...
  • Virginia earns fourth-ever No. 1 seed in NCAA men's basketball tournament

    Virginia earns fourth-ever No. 1 seed in NCAA men's basketball tournament
    GREENSBORO, N.C. — After winning the Atlantic Coast Conference tournament championship Sunday against Duke in Greensboro, Virginia's day got sweeter on the side of the road in Danville when it learned it earned a top seed in the NCAA tournament....